Obituaries


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


July 11, 2018

Griffith, Kenneth

New Elkahatchee Baptist pastor dies at 74 Kenneth Griffith, pastor of New Elkahatchee Baptist Church, Alexander City, in Tallapoosa Baptist Association, ... [READ MORE]

June 27, 2018

Sunday, William Stewart “Billy”

Oakdale Baptist pastor dies at 81 William Stewart “Billy” Sunday, pastor of Oakdale Baptist Church, Ramer, in Alabama-Crenshaw Baptist Association, ... [READ MORE]

June 27, 2018

Edge, Herman

Retired Cherokee DOM dies at 82 Herman Edge, longtime director of missions (DOM) for Cherokee Baptist Association, died June 19. He was 82. Before ... [READ MORE]

June 25, 2018

James Earl Massey, long-time influence at Samford’s Beeson Divinity School, dead at 88

  Theologian, pastor and musician James Earl Massey died June 24, 2018, at the age of 88. Massey was dean emeritus of Anderson School of ... [READ MORE]

June 13, 2018

Coats, Denise Carrigan

Woodmont Baptist children’s minister dies at 62 Denise Carrigan Coats, children’s minister at Woodmont Baptist Church, Florence, died May ... [READ MORE]

May 30, 2018

Lyrene, Edward & Sarah

Retired ministry couple dies in car crash Edward “Ed” Charles Lyrene, retired pastor of Miflin Baptist Church, Elberta, and his wife, Sarah ... [READ MORE]

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