Dr. John Edd Moore, 80, of Newbern, Tennessee, died on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. He was a member of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Dyersburg (West TennesseePresbytery) and had been Vice President of Technology at Dyersburg State Community College. He was born February 22, 1941, in Newbern to Eddie Moore and the Virgie Hughley Moore.
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.
CPYC, as planned, will be a live event which will take place June 23-26, 2021. It will start late afternoon June 23 (Wednesday) and end by noon on June 26 (Saturday). It will take place at Bethel University in McKenzie, Tennessee. For more information: https://cpcmc.org/cpyc/
The Reverend Joseph Ray Vaught, 73, known best as Joe, a member of Cumberland Presbytery, died April 1, 2021. Joe was born October 2, 1947, in Evansville, Indiana, to Dorris Vaught and Dorothy Pruitt Vaught. He graduated from Central High School in 1965, attended Bethel College in McKenzie, Tennessee (now Bethel University) and finished his […]
The Reverend Gordon Campbell of Missouri Presbytery has reportedly died April 1, 2021. This article is incomplete. More information will be added as it becomes available.
Matthew Ryan Looney, 32, a member of the Richland Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Columbia Presbytery), died March 29, 2021.
Lucille P. Stanley, 104, of Clarksville, Tennessee, died Friday, March 26, 2021. She was a member of the McAdoo Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Nashville Presbytery).
Wilma Seay, 96, of the New Hope community near Paducah, Kentucky, died Tuesday, March 23, 2021. She was a lifelong member of New Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Covenant Presbytery) where she served as a Sunday School Teacher. She was a member of Cumberland Presbyterian Women’s Ministry.
Athletic Hall-of Fame Class honored at Homecoming Football Game MCKENZIE, Tenn. – The Bethel Athletic Department and the University takes great pride in the Athletic Hall-of-Fame. Each October during Homecoming Week the University honors individuals and teams who have excelled in various fashions as athletes, teams, coaches, staff and contributors. Due to Covid-19 the Hall-of-Fame recognitions […]
MCKENZIE, Tenn. March 8, 2021 – The Bethel University Undergraduate Admissions Office has announced the winners of the prestigious Hendrix Scholarship. Andrew Welch from Clarksville, a student at Rossview High School, is the winner of the 2021 Hendrix Scholarship Competition. He will receive full tuition, room and board at Bethel University valued at over $100,000. […]
Dear Friends In Mission, We are planning for a trip to Oklahoma to help the Choctaw Presbytery refurbish their Presbyterial campgrounds (Camp Israel Folsom), near Broken Bow, OK. This campground can provide both camping for youth, meetings for the Presbytery and, with repairs and updating, the possibility for renting it to supplement the small budget […]