Harrie H. Cate, 93, of Cleveland, Tennessee, died November 25, 2020. She was a member of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Cleveland (Tennessee-Georgia Presbytery) where she taught Sunday school and had served as director of the Youth Fellowship. She also served the community as a Brownie and Girl Scout troop leader. Harrie was a talented […]
About Matthew Gore
Matthew H. Gore is a British journalist, historian, popular culturist, archivist, and educator residing in Memphis, Tennessee. He is the immediate past-president of the Society of Tennessee Archivists and is best known for his book The History of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Kentucky to 1988 (2000). He has also published on a variety of topics as diverse as The Origin of Marvelman (a British superhero of the 1950s and 1960s), the relative scarcity of East German philatelics, and the biography of British pulp artist, Denis McLoughlin. He is employed by the Ministry Council of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church at the Cumberland Presbyterian Center in Memphis, Tennessee, as editor of the Cumberland Presbyterian Magazine and as publications manager. He has been associated with both Western Kentucky University, which honored him with their James H. Poteet Award, and the University of Kentucky. He also serves as editor for all Boardman Books (Memphis, Tennessee) publications.
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It has been quite some time since the Cumberland Presbyterian Rate adjustment. We are committed to keeping our print subscriptions as low as possible and for as long as possible. However, it is likely in the foreseeable future that these rates will need adjusting. In the immediate future, adjustments will be made to the digital […]
Ivan Dale Byford, 84, of Alabaster, Alabama, died November 12, 2020. Ivan was born in Peoria, Illinois, but moved to Birmingham where he lived until moving to Alabaster in 1992. Ivan and wife Pat had been members of Homewood Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Birmingham, Alabama (Grace Presbytery), but were members of Third Presbyterian Church of […]
Patricia Adeen Haws Parsons, 86, known to most as Pat, died November 13, 2020. She was the wife of Houston, Texas, First Cumberland Presbyterian Church’s pastor emeritus, the Reverend Hugh Leslie Parsons. She is survived by her three daughters including Houston CPC member and elder Lezlie Beth Parsons Daniel. Pat was born in Elida, New […]
Anna Jean Cooper Ordway, 83, of Calvert City, Kentucky, died November 11, 2020. Anna Jean was born November 6, 1937. She graduated from Marion, Kentucky, High School in 1956 and married the Reverend Wendell Ordway. She was a member of Vaughn’s Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Covenant Presbytery) in Calvert City where Wendell is pastor. She […]
Mary L. Clark, 93, of St. Joseph, Missouri, died November 8, 2020. Mary was born in 1926. She was an active member of Harmony Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Missouri Presbytery), just east of St. Joseph, where she served as treasurer.
William R. “Bill” Fly, Jr., 73, of Pegram, Tennessee, died October 28, 2020. Bill was born in Nashville June 19, 1947. He was a long-time member and an elder of West Nashville Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Nashville Presbytery). He retired from the United States Army after serving for over 37 years during which time he served […]
The Reverend Dr. Robert Tony Janner (West Tennessee Presbytery) died November 5, 2020, of COVID-19. Janner was semi-retired and doing supply preaching in the presbytery. He was about to embark on an interim pastorate for First Cumberland Presbyterian Church in McKenzie, Tennessee, where he previously served as pastor. Denominationally, Tony served on both the Board […]
Eddie Greene McKinney, 93, of Honobia, Oklahoma, died July 14, 2020. Eddie was a member of the McGee Chapel in Broken Bow where he was emcee over the singing there. He loved to sing gospel music, especially Choctaw hymns. He was born July 29, 1926 in Talihina, Oklahoma, served in the United States Army, and […]