Obituaries


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


December 27, 2020

Anniston pastor Calvin Brooks dies on Christmas Eve

Calvin Roger Brooks, pastor of Fairview Heights Northside Baptist Church, Anniston, died Dec. 24. He was 58. A native of Calhoun County, Brooks ... [READ MORE]

December 26, 2020

Hamilton pastor Mike Stancil dies Dec. 26

Alabama Baptist pastor Michael “Mike” Stancil died Dec. 26 after a six-week battle with COVID-19. Stancil, 49, was pastor of Fulton ... [READ MORE]

December 26, 2020

Former state convention president Dewey Corder dies Dec. 25

Dewey Corder, longtime pastor of Central Baptist Church, Argo, died Dec. 25, reportedly from COVID pneumonia and heart failure. He served Central ... [READ MORE]

December 23, 2020

Edsel Wayne Henderson — retired pastor and director of missions for Central Baptist Association — dies Dec. 3

Edsel Wayne Henderson — retired pastor and director of missions for Central Baptist Association — died Dec. 3. He was 69. A native of Langdale, ... [READ MORE]

December 23, 2020

Jere Wayne Patterson Sr., former director of missions for Morgan Baptist Association, dies Dec. 12

Jere Wayne Patterson Sr., former director of missions for Morgan Baptist Association, died Dec. 12 after a battle with COVID-19. He was 84. A ... [READ MORE]

December 23, 2020

Charles Sevard Worthy Sr., who served as a pastor in Alabama, Georgia and Alaska, dies Dec. 8

Charles Sevard Worthy Sr., who served as a pastor in Alabama, Georgia and Alaska, died Dec. 8. He was 78. An Alexander City native, Worthy served ... [READ MORE]

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