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Stephenson, William K. comment (0)

December 10, 2009

Retired Alabama Baptist pastor William K. Stephenson died Nov. 29. He was 87.

Known to many as “Bro. Billy,” Stephenson was the long-time pastor of First Baptist Church, Decatur, in Morgan Baptist Association, serving for 30 years and later becoming pastor emeritus. After his retirement from First, Decatur, in 1983, Stephenson served as interim pastor of 22 churches across north Alabama.

A native of Hartselle, Stephenson graduated from Howard College (now Samford University) in Birmingham and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky. He later served as a trustee of Judson College in Marion and Samford.

Stephenson, who served as president of the Alabama Baptist Pastors Conference, also served on the Committee on Committees of the Alabama Baptist State Convention.

Stephenson is survived by his wife of 64 years, Margaret; three children; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. (TAB)

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