Obituaries

  • Obituary: Charles Davis Vanderslice

    Charles Davis Vanderslice, longtime Baptist pastor and denominational worker, died April 27. He was 93.

  • Obituary: Bob Layman

    Bob Layman of Greenville, longtime Texas Baptist pastor, died May 7. He was 86.

  • Obituary: Ken Coffee

    Kenneth A. Coffee, longtime Texas Baptist pastor, associational director of missions and denominational leader, died April 28 in San Antonio. He was 87.

  • Obituary: James Edward Healer

    James Edward Healer of Greenville, who served various Texas Baptist churches as a minister of music, youth and education, died March 19. He was 75.

  • Obituary: Joe T. Lenamon

    Joe T. Lenamon, one of the founding fathers of the Texas Baptist Men missions organization, died April 2 in Fort Worth. He was 92.

  • Obituary: Donna Kay Simms Fulfer

    Donna Kay Simms Fulfer, a former director on the Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Board and longtime member of South Garland Baptist Church, died April 2 after a lengthy battle with lung disease. She was 74

  • Obituary: Wallace Philpot

    Wallace Philpot, longtime Texas Baptist pastor, died March 5 in Keller. He was 87.

  • Obituary: Linda and David Ford

    Linda Lester Ford and David Morris Ford, Christian musicians with Texas Baptist roots, died within two weeks of each other—she on Jan. 3 and he on Jan. 17. She was 83, and he was 85.

  • Obituary: Joe Provence

    Joe Provence, who served Wayland Baptist University in a variety of roles, died Jan. 21. He was 82.

  • Obituary: Nelda Joye Camp

    Nelda Joye Camp, a longtime member of Highland Terrace Baptist Church in Greenville, died Jan. 26 in Garland. She was 96.

  • Obituary: Marvin Knox

    Marvin Knox, a Baptist pastor who served churches in Texas and Oklahoma more than six decades, died Jan. 16 in Marlow, Okla. He was 88.

  • Obituary: Bob Campbell

    Robert G. “Bob” Campbell, longtime Texas Baptist pastor and former president of the Baptist General Convention of Texas, died Dec. 14. He was 82