Obituaries


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


August 14, 2019

FBC Piedmont senior adult director Rhonda Ledbetter dies at 61

Rhonda Ledbetter, director of senior adults at First Baptist Church, Piedmont, died July 31 at the age of 61. A retired educator, Ledbetter held ... [READ MORE]

August 7, 2019

Former Alabama music and youth minister Raymond Ball dies at 81

Raymond Arnold Ball, a former Alabama Baptist minister of music and youth, died July 17. He was 81. A Mississippi native, Ball earned his music ... [READ MORE]

July 17, 2019

Roberson, R.F. “Bob”

Former Alabama Baptist pastor, R.F. ‘Bob’ Roberson, dies at 90 R.F. “Bob” Roberson, a former Alabama Baptist pastor, died June 26. He ... [READ MORE]

July 10, 2019

State, international missions advocate Ann Cushing dies at 88

Ann Claire Weed Cushing, wife of retired state missionary Harrell Cushing, died June 12. She was 88. A Florida native, Ann Cushing graduated ... [READ MORE]

June 26, 2019

Cleo Prestridge, wife of Cleburne County pastor, dies at age 75

Cleo Prestridge, wife of Pastor Doug Prestridge of Harmony Grove Baptist Church, Fruithurst, died June 8. She was 75. Prestridge was a lifelong ... [READ MORE]

June 26, 2019

Retired pastor, associational director Paul Kendrick dies at age 87

Paul D. Kendrick, retired Alabama Baptist pastor and director of missions (DOM), died June 15. He was 87. A native of the Zion Chapel community ... [READ MORE]

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