Obituaries


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


August 26, 2020

Randy George Burtram — pastor of Pleasant View Baptist Church, Holly Pond, for the past 22 years — dies Aug. 18

BLOUNT ASSOCIATION Randy George Burtram — pastor of Pleasant View Baptist Church, Holly Pond, for the past 22 years — died Aug. 18. He was ... [READ MORE]

August 26, 2020

Michael Keith Thomas — pastor of Joquin Baptist Church, Goshen, dies Aug. 14

ALABAMA-CRENSHAW ASSOCIATION Michael Keith Thomas — pastor of Joquin Baptist Church, Goshen, died Aug. 14. He was 68. After high school, Thomas ... [READ MORE]

August 19, 2020

Retired Eastern Hills’ associate pastor Armstrong dies at age 81

Larry Edward Armstrong — retired associate pastor of education and administration at Eastern Hills Baptist Church, Montgomery — died Aug. ... [READ MORE]

August 12, 2020

Longtime Alabama Baptist music minister Glen Jennings dies at age 82

Longtime Alabama Baptist music minister Glen Jennings died July 29. He was 82. Jennings began his ministry singing in Reform before attending ... [READ MORE]

August 12, 2020

River Bend, Lowndesboro, pastor Mark Raughton dies at age 59

Mark Raughton, pastor of River Bend Baptist Church, Lowndesboro, died July 29. He was 59. A native of LaGrange, Georgia, Raughton earned a bachelor’s ... [READ MORE]

August 5, 2020

Linda Brown, wife of Jacksonville pastor Garry Brown, dies at age 76

Linda Brown — wife of Garry Brown, pastor of Nances Creek Baptist Church, Jacksonville — died July 22. She was 76. A Piedmont native, Brown ... [READ MORE]