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Kent Ragsdale and his wife Linda began their missionary service in 1959 on the OMS compound in Vaudreuil , Haiti . Kent worked as a radio engineer . He mentored Haitians , held crusades around Haiti , and often provided sound and recording equipment for other ministries . He regularly fixed a variety of appliances and machines for both missionaries and other radio stations . Kent and Linda served in Haiti for 47 years .
Eudene Snyder and her husband Myron served at the OMS World Headquarters . Eudene , a humble woman who gave glory to God in all she did , started as a keypunch operator and expanded into other areas of office support . Eudene and Myron retired from OMS after serving for 22 years .
Art Shelton and his wife Carol joined OMS and sailed to Japan for missionary service in 1953 . The couple had an open-door policy and welcomed many OMS missionaries , students , and other visitors into their home . They also served at Tokyo Biblical Seminary and visited every Japan Holiness Church . They retired after 40 years of faithful service in Japan but returned occasionally to help OMS ministries .