Obituaries

  • Obituary: William Davenport

     William Davenport, 86, died in Karnes City after long career as Baptist pastor.

  • Obituaries: Dan McQueen and George Clark

    Obituaries: Dan McQueen and George Clark

  • Obituaries: Nell Bowles & James Keith

    Obituaries for Marinelle “Nell” Bowles and James M. Keith

  • Obituaries: Raynal Barber, Wanda Fowler

    Raynal Bell Barber, 80, longtime English professor at Dallas Baptist University, died Nov. 23 in Dallas. Wanda Orrick Fowler, 84, wife of the former editor of the Baptist New Mexican, died Dec. 18 in San Antonio.

  • Obituaries: Wally Christian, Esther Flores, Richard Knapton

    Wally Christian, 88, a religion professor at Baylor University for 40 years, died Nov. 30 in Waco. Esther Flores, 67, wife of the pastor of Mision Bautista Gethsemani in Carrizo Springs, died Dec. 4 in Pearsall. Richard Knapton, 78, father of Kurt Knapton, a Baptist Standard board member, died Dec. 9 in San Antonio.

  • Obituaries: Bob Norris, John Lacy

    Bob Norris, 82, founder of the Hospitality House ministry in Huntsville, died Nov. 21 in McKinney. John Lacy, 70, pastor of Christian Fellowship Baptist Church in San Angelo, died Nov. 22 in San Angelo.

  • Obituary: Irby Cox

    Irby Cox, 98, a longtime minister of music and education, director of church services for Dallas Baptist Association and BGCT registrar, died Nov. 19 in Grand Prairie.

  • Obituaries: Garrett, Kuenstler, West, Villanueva, Pool

    Myrta Garrett, wife of Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Theology James Leo Garrett, died Oct. 3 in Nacogdoches. Other deaths were Truett Kuenstler, 88, Oct. 11 in Haskell; Tommy West, 68, Oct. 27 in Georgetown; Emma Villanueva, 72, Nov. 2; and Marsha Pool, 74, Nov. 3 in Dallas.

  • Obituaries: Van Gladen

    Van Gladen, 86, retired pastor and missionary to Mexico, died Oct. 16 in Waco.

  • Obituary: Elizabeth Johnson Morgan

    Elizabeth Johnson Morgan, 90, educator, writer and longtime member of First Baptist Church in Richardson, where she was the church historian, died Oct. 16 in Richardson.

  • Obituary: Lee Walker

    Lee Walker, 83, longtime director of missions for San Jacinto Baptist Association, died Sept. 5 in Baytown.

  • Obituaries: Amelia Bishop, W.L. “Wimpy” Smith

    Updated: Amelia Bishop, 94, a former president of the Texas WMU and recipient of the Texas Baptist Elder Statesman award, died Sept. 12 in Austin.  W.L. “Wimpy” Smith, 89, former missionary, denominational worker and executive secretary-treasurer of Texas Baptist Men, died in Dallas.