Obituaries


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


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]

June 29, 2000

Davis, Oscar

  Oscar Adams Davis, a pastor in Alabama churches for more than 60 years, died June 21. He was 92. A graduate of Howard College (now Samford ... [READ MORE]

May 25, 2000

Former state WMU president dies

Former Alabama Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) president and national WMU leader, Madeline Dix Reeves died May 2 at 96. Born in Montgomery in ... [READ MORE]

May 25, 2000

Smith, Grace Amos

Grace Amos Smith, wife of Andrew Smith, director of the Sunday School office at the State Board of Missions, died May 16 at 65. A resident of ... [READ MORE]

May 4, 2000

Reaves, Howard M.

Howard M. Reaves, Southern Baptist leader and pastor emeritus of First Baptist Church, Mobile, died April 24. He was 97. A native of Statesville, ... [READ MORE]

May 4, 2000

Reaves, Howard M.

Howard M. Reaves, Southern Baptist leader and pastor emeritus of First Baptist Church, Mobile, died April 24. He was 97. A native of Statesville, ... [READ MORE]

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