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

February 1, 2001

Atcheson, David Hymon

An icon in Chilton County passed away Jan. 19 at age 89. David Hymon Atcheson, a Baptist minister for 64 years, was known fondly as “preacher ... [READ MORE]

January 18, 2001

Beeson, Lucille Stewart

Lucille Stewart Beeson took literally the Bible’s words about the Lord loving a cheerful giver. The Birmingham philanthropist, who died ... [READ MORE]

December 14, 2000

Seay, Murray L.

Murray L. Seay, 86, who served as pastor of Hurtsboro Baptist, Lineville Baptist, Elba Baptist, Dadeville Baptist, Midway Baptist and Sandy Creek ... [READ MORE]

October 19, 2000

Goode, Robert

  Robert J. Goode, a Baptist pastor at churches in Alabama and North Carolina for more than 40 years, died Aug. 25. He was 68. Goode began ... [READ MORE]

July 27, 2000

Longtime Baptist journalist Shackleford dies

A veteran denominational journalist once hailed as a hero for press freedom in the Southern Baptist Convention died July 23 from injuries sustained ... [READ MORE]

July 27, 2000

Longtime professor Mabry Lunceford dies

William Mabry Lunceford, longtime professor of Religion and Philosophy and interim director of the Howard College Extension Division, died July ... [READ MORE]