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Former Alabama Baptist pastor Clapp dies: Norman Clappcomment (0)

October 3, 2013

By Neisha Fuson


Former Alabama Baptist pastor Clapp dies: Norman Clapp

Norman Clapp, who served as pastor of churches in Alabama, Michigan and Pennsylvania, died Sept. 4. He was 95.

Clapp, originally from Vermont, attended Bob Jones University while it was located in Cleveland, Tenn. 

He was called as pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, Mobile, in 1946 and served as pastor for four years. In 1950, Clapp became the first full-time pastor of Spring Hill Baptist Church, Mobile. During his 22-year tenure, Clapp saw 962 people baptized and five buildings erected for the church. He later helped start Hillcrest Baptist Church, Mobile, in the 1980s — a mission church of First Baptist Church, Mobile.

Clapp is preceded in death by his wife, Ida. He is survived by three children, six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. 

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