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Obituaries | Jan. 16 2003

Marion, Lucius Brainard Jr.

Former Judson College trustee Lucius Brainard Marion Jr. died Jan. 3 in Clarksdale, Miss. He was 86. A native of Clinton, S. C., Marion was pastor... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 9 2003

Montgomery’s Martha Myers revered as ‘selfless servant,’ buried among people she loved dearly

Dr. Martha Myers has been described as a modern-day Lottie Moon, a Baptist version of Mother Teresa and a martyr for Christ. And while the endless... [READ MORE]

National News | Jan. 2 2003

Goodman dies after 62 years in gospel music

NASHVILLE — Howard “Happy” Goodman, the patriarch of one of gospel music’s most popular and influential groups, has died. Goodman, 81,... [READ MORE]

Obituaries | Dec. 12 2002

Williams, Elbert

Elbert Williams, long-time Alabama Baptist campus minister, died Nov. 27 in Troy after a lengthy illness. Williams served with the Alabama Baptist... [READ MORE]

Obituaries | Nov. 21 2002

Johnson, W. Kelly

Alabama native W. Kelly Johnson, a pioneer missionary and pastor, died Sept. 26 after more than 60 years in the ministry. Johnson was a full-time... [READ MORE]

Obituaries | Nov. 21 2002

Hodges, James R. “Jimmy

James R. “Jimmy” Hodges, a Baptist minister and Florence native, died Oct. 8 at age 79 following a lengthy illness. A graduate of New... [READ MORE]

Obituaries | Sep. 19 2002

Halbrooks, Ralph Francis

A longtime leader with the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions (SBOM), Ralph Francis Halbrooks, died Sept. 13. He was 73. Halbrooks retired... [READ MORE]

Men | Sep. 12 2002

Former SBC recording secretary dies from cancer

NASHVILLE — Martin B. Bradley, a former recording secretary of the Southern Baptist Convention, died Aug. 26 from cancer. He was 75. For 38... [READ MORE]

National News | Sep. 12 2002

Founder of Christian Men’s Network dead at 79

GRAPEVINE, Texas — Christian Men’s Network founder and President Edwin Louis Cole died Aug. 27 in Grapevine, Texas. Cole, who traveled across... [READ MORE]

Obituaries | Aug. 8 2002

Adams, Rosemary

Rosemary Adams, dean of the school of nursing at the University of Mobile (UM) since 1981, died July 29 in Mobile. She was 61. Adams earned a... [READ MORE]