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June 16, 2011
Charles K. Card, pastor of prayer for The Church at Brook Hills, Birmingham, died May 13. He was 78.
Birmingham-born and -raised Card was in the last graduating class of Howard College (now Samford University) in Birmingham, where he sang in the a cappella choir. He went on to earn a master of divinity from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky.
Card served several Alabama Baptist churches as pastor: Calvary Baptist Church, Vincent; Siloam Baptist Church, York; First Baptist Church, Roebuck Plaza; and two churches in the Braggs area.
He also served Smithville Baptist Church in Kentucky while in seminary.
Card was certified as a machinist apprentice before attending seminary in 1965.
Donnie Arrant, associate pastor/administrator for Brook Hills, worked with Card for 17 years and called him a faithful prayer warrior who did an exemplary job leading the church’s prayer ministry. Arrant added that Card “had a tremendous, humble servant heart and would do anything he needed to do and would serve in any way that he felt he could help the cause of Christ.”
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Eugenia Ann.
Card is survived by his wife of almost 58 years, Marjolene “Margie;” three children; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. (TAB)