Emma Lefevre Byers died on 27 April 1946. Later Noah married Edna Hanley of Decatur, Georgia, where he lived until his death on 15 June 1962. In addition to pioneering work in Mennonite higher education, he gave leadership to the movement for inter-Mennonite cooperation and unity.
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