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

February 24, 2000

Coker, J.W.

J.W. Coker, pastor of Olive Branch Baptist Church, Evergreen, for more than five years, died Dec. 25 following an extended illness. Coker served ... [READ MORE]

February 10, 2000

Baggott, Robert Taylor (Bob)

Robert Taylor (Bob) Baggott Jr. of Opelika, husband of The Alabama Baptist columnist and former board of directors member Betty Baggott, died ... [READ MORE]

January 13, 2000

Whirley, Carl F.

Carl F. Whirley, retired Southern Baptist missionary to Nigeria, died Jan. 8 in Florence after an extended illness. Whirley, 85, was born July ... [READ MORE]

January 6, 2000

Maxwell, Robert F.

Robert F. Maxwell, husband of longtime Alabama Baptist employee Bobbie Lawson Maxwell, died Dec. 27 of a heart attack at their home in Bagley. ... [READ MORE]

January 1, 2000

Davis, Jimmy W.

Retired Alabama pastor Jimmy W. Davis died Oct. 25 after a long illness. He was 68. A graduate of Southeastern Bible College in Birmingham, Davis ... [READ MORE]