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

April 18, 2018

Buchanan, John Hall Jr.

Former Alabama pastor, congressman dies John Hall Buchanan Jr., a former Alabama Baptist pastor and congressman, died March 5. He was 89. Buchanan ... [READ MORE]

March 7, 2018

Sager, Doug

Former Alabama Baptist pastor dies at 78 Doug Sager, a Tennessee pastor who formerly served two Alabama churches, died Feb. 24. He was 78. A ... [READ MORE]

February 28, 2018

Smith, Oxford

Beloved collegiate ministry worker dies Oxford Smith, a longtime campus minister and collegiate ministry associate with the Alabama Baptist State ... [READ MORE]

February 23, 2018

Longtime men’s ministry and disaster relief director Puckett dies

Tommy Puckett, longtime Alabama Baptist men’s ministry and disaster relief director, died Feb. 23. He was 74. Before he retired in 2009, Puckett ... [READ MORE]

February 21, 2018

Warren, James ‘Jim’ Sr.

Longtime Alabama Baptist pastor dies at 83 James “Jim” Harold Warren Sr., an Alabama Baptist pastor for 42 years, died Feb. 11. He was 83. ... [READ MORE]

February 21, 2018

Jones, ‘Junior’ Jr.

Former longtime Cleburne Assoc. pastor dies at 91 William E. “Junior” Jones Jr. died Jan. 10. He was 91. Jones was a farmer and auto salesman ... [READ MORE]