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

May 19, 2020

Evangelist and apologist Ravi Zacharias dead at 74

By Caleb Yarbrough Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Evangelist and apologist Ravi Zacharias died May 19 in Atlanta following a short battle ... [READ MORE]

May 15, 2020

Altoona pastor, Trussville fire marshal dies at 45

Jeff Fore — pastor of Fridays Crossing Baptist Church, Altoona, and Trussville’s fire marshal died May 4. He was 45. Fore earned a bachelor’s ... [READ MORE]

March 4, 2020

Former Alabama Baptist minister, associational worker dies at 84

John Robert Davis, former church staff minister and director of education for Madison Baptist Association, died Feb. 23. He was 84. A native ... [READ MORE]

February 28, 2020

Iva Jewel Tucker: ‘She hath done what she could’

If you knew Iva Jewel Tucker, then you aren’t surprised she lived to the age of 93. Iva Jewel’s spunk, spirit and tenacity rivaled everyone ... [READ MORE]

February 26, 2020

Retired Pickens Association DOM dies on Valentine’s Day at 83

Gary Farley, retired director of missions for Pickens Baptist Association, died Feb. 14. He was 83. Farley first came to Pickens Association ... [READ MORE]

February 14, 2020

Lifelong member of FBC Silverhill Violet Linden dies at age 108

EDITOR’S NOTE–The story below appeared in The Alabama Baptist in March 2011 when Violet Linden celebrated her 100th birthday. Linden ... [READ MORE]


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