• Obituary: George McRay Standley

    George McRay Standley, who served five decades as a Texas Baptist pastor, died Feb. 28. He was 95.

  • Obituary: Herbert Brisbane

    Herbert Brisbane of Fort Worth, a trailblazing African American Southern Baptist denominational leader in evangelism and church planting, died March 2. He was 68.

  • Obituary: Earl Gene Goatcher

    Earl Gene Goatcher, a foreign missionary who also supported the medical missions programs of Texas Baptists’ River Ministry, died Feb. 7. He was 94.

  • Obituary: Larry K. Vowell

    Larry K. Vowell of Trophy Club, who served in ministry more than five decades, died  February 21. He was 78.

  • Obituary: Tom Ruane

    Tom Ruane, longtime leader in Texas Baptist collegiate ministries, died Jan. 18. He was 77.

  • Obituary: Karl Bozeman

    Karl Bozeman of Garland, longtime minister and denominational worker, died Jan. 5 in Garland. He was 96.

  • Obituary: Louis Palmer McCown

    Louis Palmer McCown, longtime collegiate minister and later minister to senior adults, died Dec. 25 in Midland. He was 83.

  • Obituary: Joe Vernon

    Joe Vernon, a Texas Baptist pastor more than four decades, died Dec. 20 in Beeville. He was 91.

  • Obituary: Craig Bird

    Craig Bird, Baptist journalist and educator, died Dec. 12 due to complications from a fall the week before. He was 73

  • Obituary: Gene Rotramel

    Harvey Gene Rotramel, a Texas Baptist pastor more than three decades, died Nov. 25 in El Paso. He was 83. 

  • Obituary: Lawson James Hager Jr.

    Lawson James Hager Jr., former director of Hardin-Simmons University’s Cowboy Band and dean of the HSU School of Music and Fine Arts, died Nov. 19. He was 78.

  • Obituary: Lynda Ballou

    Lynda Ballou, longtime teacher and children’s ministry volunteer at First Baptist Church in Arlington, died Oct. 24 after a prolonged illness. She was 80.