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

May 9, 2018

McMichael, David

Former pastor of Huntsville’s Mount Zion dies David McMichael, former pastor of Mount Zion Baptist Church, Huntsville, in Madison Baptist Association, ... [READ MORE]

May 9, 2018

Kerby, Charles Theo

Former Alabama pastor dies at 88 Former Alabama Baptist pastor Charles Theo Kerby died April 11. He was 88. A Decatur native, Kerby served several ... [READ MORE]

May 9, 2018

Donaldson, Louise

Retired southern Baptist missionary dies at 76 Louise Donaldson, a retired southern Baptist missionary, died April 10. She was 76. A native of ... [READ MORE]

April 18, 2018

Dean, Stephen “Steve”

Five Points Baptist minister of music dies Stephen “Steve” Dean, minister of music for Five Points Baptist Church, Sylacauga, died March ... [READ MORE]

April 18, 2018

Golden, Howard

Longtime Alabama pastor, educator dies Howard Golden, a longtime Alabama Baptist pastor and educator, died March 5, one day before his 94th birthday. ... [READ MORE]

April 18, 2018

Buchanan, John Hall Jr.

Former Alabama pastor, congressman dies John Hall Buchanan Jr., a former Alabama Baptist pastor and congressman, died March 5. He was 89. Buchanan ... [READ MORE]