LAW, VIRGINIA, 1923-2004


Missionary, lecturer; denominational leader. Born– July 4, 1923, Dothan. Parents– Clinton and Margaret (Stokes) Williams. Married– Burleigh A. Law. Children– Three. Married–Donald L. Shell. ¬†Education– Asbury College, 1941-1942, 1947-1948; Florida State University, B.S., 1962; Scarritt College, M.A., 1966. Methodist missionary, the Congo, 1950-1964; returned to the U.S. after the death of her husband, a missionary pilot, in 1964. Became a leader in the Good News Movement of the United Methodist Church.¬† Died January 12, 2004.


Who’s Who of American Women, 1970.


Appointment Congo. New York; Rand-McNally, 1966.

As Far As I Can Step. Waco, Tex.; Word Books, 1970.

Come On, Let’s Pray!; Prayers for Personal and Family Worship. Nashville; Upper Room, 1973.