Category: Obituaries Page 1 of 8

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Patient, soft-spoken school principal blessed students

Joe Yeargain was a positive male role model for students.

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Missionary, editor, author, illustrator Glover Shipp goes home

He was a man who wore many hats, and wore them well.

Missions elder William Britton passes in Alabama

He served the last year of WWII in what is now Bangladesh.

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‘Just one of them things.’ A phrase for good and bad, and death

Sister Norma lived and died by this good phrase.

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‘You’re not supposed to die at 17 months’

Gospel preacher sees death the enemy at child’s funeral.

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‘Little man, spiritual giant:’ Wendell Agee baptized 125 in 5 years — in his 80s

Steve Higginbotham remembers a tireless evangelist.

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‘The epitome of kindness:’ William Alex Craig passes at 91

‘Alex was an influence for good to everyone he knew.’

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Phil Sanders remembers Mac Lyon, 1921–2015

Search TV speaker Phil Sanders remembers his predecessor.

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Jim Matheny ‘did whatever was needed in church:’ Editor remembers father

The editor remembers father’s spiritual example as he mourns his passing.

Bonnie Sue Rushmore, Oct. 2014

World Evangelism Foundation worker Bonnie Rushmore passes

WEF loses an author and missions worker.

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‘She learned the art of listening:’ Christine Garton passes at 89

David Shannon honors a Mt Juliet sister for imitating Christ.

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Ruth Orr: ‘Vast numbers will spend eternity with God because of her’

Betty Choate remembers indefatigable missionary Ruth Orr.

Missionary, church planter and preacher Michael Landon passes

Mike wasn’t afraid to stand against the tide, question assumptions, and challenge traditions. He was committed to the Scriptures and the mission of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Jimmy Jividen, scholar, author, church worker, dies

Besides his 10 books, Jimmy often used a motto he coined to encourage others.

Tribute: Glen Harris, hard-fighting soldier, leaves battlefield

David Kenney shares six impressions that this servant of God made upon him. The first is, “Never think you have outgrown the Bible.”

Northeast Arkansas elder’s wife Almarie Denham dies at 91

This wife of a Greene County preacher and elder is a part of the editor’s spiritual DNA.

Texas author and teacher Alice Sheppard passes

BUDA, Tex. (BNc) — Alice Ilene Cheatham Sheppard, 86, died Friday, May 23 in Austin. She resided in Buda. She was born Sept. 16, 1927, to Walter Carl…

Couple married for 72 years die within a day of each other

Her mother said the marriage would never last.

Blameless and without regret: John Brookins dies in Minn.

Preacher Dan Mayfield pays tribute to a Michigan saint and friend.

102-year-old Eulala Williams goes home

This beautiful story needs to be told.