Obituaries in The Alabama Baptist serve to alert readers of the passing of Alabama Baptist leaders and church staff members.

January 17, 2002

Famed Baptist pastor Criswell dead at 92

W.A. Criswell, a legendary Texas Baptist pastor who influenced a generation of Southern Baptist preachers and was a central figure in Dallas ... [READ MORE]

January 17, 2002

Southern Baptist executive Frazier dies

ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C. — Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee Secretary Ann Frazier died Jan. 1 after fighting a 10-year battle with ... [READ MORE]

January 17, 2002

Former BWA president Joao F. Soren dies

WASHINGTON — Joao F. Soren, a former president of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) and one of the premier pastors in Brazil, died Jan. 3. Soren ... [READ MORE]

January 10, 2002

Retired LifeWay music executive Robertson dies

NASHVILLE — Fes Robertson, retired director of the former Genevox Music Group at LifeWay Christian Resources, died Dec. 31 following injuries ... [READ MORE]

January 3, 2002

Southern Baptist missionary Branan dies

MANILA, Philippines — Jack Branan, a Southern Baptist missionary in the Philippines, died Dec. 12 of an organ system failure and complications ... [READ MORE]

October 18, 2001

Davidson, William Douglas

William Douglas Davidson, native of Butler County, died Sept. 24. He was 77. Davidson was assistant pastor and minister of music at several Alabama ... [READ MORE]