Obituaries

  • Obituary: Louis R. Cobbs

    Louis R. Cobbs of Tyler, a former campus minister who was instrumental in developing Southern Baptists’ Missionary Journeyman program, died Feb. 2 in Tyler. He was 94.

  • Obituary: Bill O’Brien

    William Robert “Bill” O’Brien, longtime missionary and missions innovator, died Feb. 1. He was 86.

  • Obituary: Donald Cannata

    Donald Cannata, longtime minister of education, died Jan. 31. He was 86. 

  • Obituary: Jack C. Burton

    Jack C. Burton, longtime pastor of Woodlawn Baptist Church in Austin, died Nov. 30. He was 88.

  • Obituary: William “Dub” Henry Jackson

    William “Dub” Henry Jackson Jr., the “pioneer” of the partnership missions movement, died on Jan. 19 in Fort Worth after an extended illness. He was 95 years old.

  • Obituary: Tomi Jean Lenamon

    Tomi Jean Anderson Lenamon, a member of Travis Avenue Baptist Church in Fort Worth for 58 years, died Jan 7. She was 85

  • Obituary: Daniel John Yeary

    Daniel John Yeary, longtime Baptist minister, died Jan. 4 in Houston. He was 81.

  • Obituary: Robert H. Dilday

    Robert Harrison Dilday, a longtime Baptist editor, died of cardiac arrest on Dec. 22 in Richmond, Va. He was 64.

  • Obituary: James Allen Moore

    James Allen Moore, former director of choral activities at East Texas Baptist University, died Nov. 19. He was 80 years old.

  • Obituary: Darold H. Morgan

    Darold H. Morgan, longtime Baptist pastor and denominational leader, died Dec. 11. He was 95.

  • Obituary: Walker Knight

    Walker Knight, a longtime Baptist journalist, died Dec. 1. He was 95.

  • Obituary: Nina Pinkston

    Nina Pinkston, veteran missionary and longtime Woman’s Missionary Union leader, died Dec. 2 Grayson, Ga., due to complications of breast cancer. She was 89.