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

March 30, 2000

Freeman, Jack Rodgers

Jack Rodgers Freeman, a pastor in Alabama churches for 40 years, died March 6. Freeman was 64 and was the pastor of West Highlands Baptist Church, ... [READ MORE]

March 9, 2000

Lipham, Lubie F.

Lubie F. Lipham, a retired pastor and member of Coldwater Baptist Church, Calhoun Association, Died Jan. 27. Lipham was a pastor for 47 years ... [READ MORE]

February 24, 2000

Coker, J.W.

J.W. Coker, pastor of Olive Branch Baptist Church, Evergreen, for more than five years, died Dec. 25 following an extended illness. Coker served ... [READ MORE]

February 10, 2000

Baggott, Robert Taylor (Bob)

Robert Taylor (Bob) Baggott Jr. of Opelika, husband of The Alabama Baptist columnist and former board of directors member Betty Baggott, died ... [READ MORE]

January 13, 2000

Whirley, Carl F.

Carl F. Whirley, retired Southern Baptist missionary to Nigeria, died Jan. 8 in Florence after an extended illness. Whirley, 85, was born July ... [READ MORE]

January 6, 2000

Maxwell, Robert F.

Robert F. Maxwell, husband of longtime Alabama Baptist employee Bobbie Lawson Maxwell, died Dec. 27 of a heart attack at their home in Bagley. ... [READ MORE]