• Russell Dilday, Baptist statesman, dead at 92

    Russell H. Dilday, president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth during its greatest period of growth, died June 21. He was 92.

  • Obituary: Rodney Roy DeLoach

    Rodney Roy DeLoach, a longtime Baptist pastor and chaplain, died March 28 in Tyler. He was 100.

  • Obituary: Robert Dee Longshore

    Robert Dee “Bob” Longshore, Texas Baptist pastor and development officer, died June 10 in Mesquite. He was 100.

  • Interfaith leader, Baptist pastor Welton Gaddy dies at 81

    C. Welton Gaddy, a Baptist pastor who became an advocate for interfaith relations and progressive causes, died June 7. He was 81.

  • Obituary: Addie Ruth Fox Parker

    Addie Ruth Fox Parker—a longtime elementary schoolteacher, civil rights advocate, pastor’s wife and pastor’s mother—died May 30. She was 105.

  • Obituary: José Isaac Soria

    José Isaac Soria, a longtime Texas Baptist pastor and public schoolteacher, died May 20. He was 91.

  • Obituary: Frank Rainey Jr.

    Frankie Rainey Jr., former pastor and professor, died May 19. He was 84.

  • Obituary: Betty Jean Law

    Betty Jean Law, former Baptist missionary and missions administrator, died April 16 in Fort Worth. She was 94.

  • Obituary: William “Bill” King Robbins Jr.

    William “Bill” King Robbins Jr. of Houston, philanthropist and Baptist deacon, died April 13. He was 91.

  • Obituary: Ide P. Trotter

    Ide P. Trotter, Baptist layman and a former dean and professor of finance at Dallas Baptist University, died April 4. He was 90.

  • Obituary: Julian C. Bridges

    Julian C. Bridges, former missionary and longtime professor at Hardin-Simmons University, died March 20. He was 91.

  • Obituary: C. Ewing Cooley

    C. Ewing Cooley, retired professor and dean at Dallas Baptist College, died April 1 in Tyler. He was 87.