The Reverend William Scott Middleton, Sr. (Presbytery of East Tennessee), known to most as Bill, died December 31, 2019, in Fort Worth, Texas where he lived with daughter Mary Jo and her family. Bill was born October 8, 1930, to the farm family of Willie Green Middleton and Iola Denzle Scott in Hill County, Texas. […]
The Reverend Thomas Clarence Johnson, 80, best known as Tommy, (Grace Presbytery) died December 30, 2019. Born in Quincy, Florida, May 12, 1939, to W.N. Johnson and Clara Burke, Tommy attended Greensboro Elementary, Gadsden Junior High, and Gadsden High School. After high school, Tommy went to Jefferson State Junior College in Birmingham, Alabama, and served […]
The Reverend Lyon Walkup, 75, (Murfreesboro Presbytery) died December 29, 2019. Lyon was bom March 15, 1944, in Readyville, Tennessee. His parents, Horace Ray and. Fancye Lyon Walkup, were members of Cripple Creek Presbyterian Church. His great, great grandfather, Nathan Lyon, was a Cumberland Presbyterian minister in the early l800s. Lyon was educated in the […]
Focus Experience silence in the midst of your busy day. Take some time to relax into a time to be with God. Read 1 Kings 3:5-14 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) At Gibeon the Lord appeared to Solomon in a dream by night; and God said, “Ask what I should give you.” And Solomon said, […]
Charles R. Farrer, 82, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, died Sunday, December 22, 2019. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy on the USS Forrestal aircraft carrier for three years. He relocated to Murfreesboro to join his father and brother in a three-way partnership. They owned and operated Farrer Bros. since the early 1960s. Charles […]
Patsy Kerley, 85, a resident of rural Simpson, Illinois, died December 21, 2019. Patsy was a faithful member of Gilead Cumberland Presbyterian Church near Simpson, where she had served as a Sunday school teacher as well as church treasurer. Patsy enjoyed participating in the Gilead Church Ladies quilting group.
Hugh Marshall Arney, Sr., 79, of Fayetteville, passed away Saturday (Dec. 21, 2019). He was a member of the Fayetteville Cumberland Presbyterian Church where he served as an elder, a Sunday School teacher and on the safety committee.
Coach Doug R. French died Monday December 23, 2019, at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. He was born October 12, 1946 to the late George and Bessie Ray French in Dyersburg, Tennessee. He served in the United States Air Force and was a member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He dedicated his life to coaching youth […]
The Rev. Don Caperton Sr., 85, died Friday, December 20, 2019. Don was born August 31, 1934, in Vardaman, Mississippi to John Donaldson and Jessie Kate Terry Caperton. He was baptized in 1944 by the Rev. Scheaffer in the Assembly of God congregation in Dearborn, Michigan. On August 26, 1956, Don married Julia Shannon McMillin. […]
Robert Martin Fowler, 91, Cookeville, Tennessee, died Friday, December 27, 2019. He attended First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Cookeville, Tennessee. Read more: http://herald-citizen.com/stories/robert-martin-fowler,39402