Someone You Should Know


With nearly 1 million people calling themselves part of the Alabama Baptist family, we know there will be endless opportunities to find interesting people to feature. Our Someone You Should Know column showcases the ones we run across in our work as well as those you tell us about. Email news@thealabamabaptist.org to nominate someone for this column.


March 6, 2021

Someone You Should Know — James “Sonny” Conaway

James “Sonny” Conaway, 93, of Anniston has been recognized by his church for 61 years of perfect Sunday School attendance. No matter the ... [READ MORE]

December 4, 2020

Someone You Should Know — Rosalie Hunt

Rosalie Hunt, 82, of Guntersville and her husband Bob were International Mission Board missionaries more than 30 years, serving in eight countries. ... [READ MORE]

September 10, 2020

Someone You Should Know — Wintford and Martha Haynes

Missions work has taken Wintford Haynes, 82, and his wife, Martha, 79, to 41 states. They are chaplains with the North American Mission Board ... [READ MORE]

August 5, 2020

Someone You Should Know — Melissa Carlisle Golden

By Leigh Pritchett Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Melissa Carlisle Golden, 30, of Prattville is a licensed professional counselor and president ... [READ MORE]

June 3, 2020

Someone You Should Know — Arthur Williams

Arthur Williams, 72, of Jasper is a deacon and has served in numerous leadership positions in his church and in community organizations. He is ... [READ MORE]

May 20, 2020

Someone You Should Know — Betty Brooks

By Leigh Pritchett Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Betty Brooks, 87, of McCalla knows her mission is to serve. For 40 years, she has taught ... [READ MORE]