• Obituary: Shantavia Briana “Bree” Reddick

    Shantavia Briana Reddick—affectionately known as Bree—died Sept. 9 in Spring. She was 26 and a faithful follower of Jesus Christ.

  • Obituary: Dorothy Bernice “Bea” Cromer

    Dorothy Bernice “Bea” Cromer, a former missionary and Baptist Standard employee, died Aug. 12 in Murfreesboro, Tenn. She was 96.

  • Obituary: Wilbert H. Long

    Wilbert Henry Long of San Antonio, longtime Texas Baptist pastor, died Sept. 6. He was 93.

  • Obituary: Gil A. Stricklin

    Gil A. Stricklin, founder of Marketplace Ministries and former military chaplain, died Sept. 10 at his home in Dallas, one day before his 89th birthday.

  • Obituary: Sue Evelyn Snider

    Sue Evelyn Snider, former missionary to Ghana, Africa, and retired IT director for the SBC’s Annuity Board—now GuideStone—died Aug. 31. She was 95.

  • Obituary: Brandon Rea Followell

    Brandon Rea Followell of San Marcos died Aug. 20 in a car accident in Buda. He was 22. Both of his parents are ministers at First Baptist Church in San Marcos.

  • Obituary: Gloria Veals

    Glorioustean “Gloria” Veals, the “first lady” of City Church in Tulia, died Aug. 18. She was 74.

  • Obituary: Faye Jennings Henthorn

    Faye Jennings Henthorn, a lifelong Tulia resident who served First Baptist Church there more than four decades as church secretary, died Aug. 13 in Lubbock. She was 91.

  • Obituary: Dean Nolan Finley

    Dean Nolan Finley, a national Southern Baptist leader in youth evangelism more than three decades, died July 27 after an extended battle with Parkinson’s. He was 71.

  • Obituary: Taylor Rankin

    Taylor Rankin, longtime faculty member at Hardin-Simmons University, died Aug. 11 in Abilene. He was 89.

  • Obituary: Shirley Ann Fannin

    Shirley Ann Fannin, former kindergarten teacher and equipper for Woman’s Missionary Union of Texas, died June 22 in Dickinson. She was 86

  • Obituary: Wilma Alice Gemmell Kidd

    Wilma Alice Gemmell Kidd, former Southern Baptist missionary to Brazil, died June 24 in Robert Lee. She was 101.