Obituaries

  • Obituary: Gene Horton

    Fain Eugene “Gene” Horton, longtime Baptist pastor in South Texas, died June 22 in Harlingen, five days after preaching his last sermon. He was 83.

  • Obituary: Bruce Bowles

    Bruce W. Bowles, who led the Baptist Church Loan Corporation more than a quarter of a century, died June 24 in Dallas. He was 87.

  • Obituary: Mildred McWhorter

    Mildred Beatrice McWhorter, former home missionary who directed the Mission Centers of Houston from 1963 to 1992, died June 17 in Franklin, Ga. She was 87.

  • Obituary: J. Kenneth Robinson

    J. Kenneth Robinson of Canton, a veteran music minister who served churches throughout Texas and New Mexico, died June 12. He was 85.

  • Obituary: Frank Roberson

    Frank Roberson of Boswell, a Baptist pastor more than five decades, died June 6. He was 88.

  • Obituary: Jerold McBride

    Jerold R. McBride, former president of the Baptist General Convention of Texas, died May 11 in Winnfield, La. He was 85.

  • Obituary: David Blanton

    David Arlen Blanton, longtime minister of music, died March 21. He was 83.

  • Obituary: Mark Chew

    Mark Rogers Chew, pastor of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Denton five decades, died April 6. He was 76.

  • Obituary: Charlie Elliott

    Charles Edwin “Charlie” Elliott of Brady, former youth minister at First Baptist Church in Midland, died Jan. 19. He was 77

  • Obituary: David Shuttlesworth

    David Shuttlesworth of Waco, longtime Texas Baptist minister, died April 20. He was 82.

  • Obituary: Barbara Gage

    Barbara Gage, a wife and mother to evangelists and partner in their ministries, died April 10 in Houston. She was 82.

  • Obituary: Betty Ross Priesler Kelley

    Betty Ross Priesler Kelley of Wharton, who served Texas Baptists in a variety of volunteer capacities, died March 3. She was 86.