Gladys Marie Murray Diamond, 75, widow of the Reverend James Diamond, mother to the Reverend Steve Howell-Diamond (Robert Donnell Presbytery), and mother-in-law to the Reverend Cardelia Howell-Diamond (denominational Coordinator of Women’s Ministry), died on August 4, 2020. Gladys was no longer a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She was born July 27, 1945 in […]
Cassandra Naomi Stockburger, 95, once of Cleveland, Tennessee (then Chattanooga Presbytery), who served as a missionary of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Cauca Valley Presbytery, Colombia, South America, from 1948 to 1950, died on July 31, 2020. She was the aunt of the Reverend Donna Stockburger Heflin (West Tennessee Presbytery). Aware of a call to […]
The Reverend Dr. John David Hall, 88, (Robert Donnell Presbytery) who served as moderator of the 162nd General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church which met in Jackson, Tennessee, in 1992, died on August 2, 2020. John David was born in Birmingham, Alabama, on March 22, 1932, to Jewell Camp Hall and Mary Lee Benson […]
Emma Keown Patterson, 101, of Sacramento, Kentucky, died Wednesday, July 29, 2020. She was born February 20, 1919. Emma was a member of Sacramento Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Cumberland Presbytery) and served as both the church pianist and organist for many years. She worked for Boeing Aircraft as a “Rosie the Riveter” during the World War […]
Eugene Hill, 84, of Falkner, Mississippi, died on July 27, 2020. He was a member of Mt. Zion Cumberland Presbyterian Church (West Tennessee Presbytery) in Falkner. Eugene was born on September 3, 1935, in Falkner to Juanita and Robert Hill. He was married to Bobbie Jean Robertson for 68 years. Eugene was uncle to the […]
The Tennessee Historical Commission, the state agency designated as the State Historic Preservation Office, announced Wednesday, July 29, 2020, the addition of seven Tennessee properties to the National Register of Historic Places. They include two bridges, an industrial building, historic district, school, historic road, and Ebenezer Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Tennessee-Georgia Presbytery). Located about three miles […]
Cynthia Wilkerson of San Antonio, Texas, died on June 24,2020. She was diagnosed with systemic sclerosis in 2001 and suffered Kidney Failure, Non- Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and Cardiovascular Disease. In 2019, she was diagnosed with ALS. She was a founding member of Stone Oak Cumberland Presbyterian Church and was very active in Trinity Presbytery youth camp.
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John Clifford Dougherty III, 77, of Jefferson, Texas, died July 20, 2020. John was a serving elder for the Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Jefferson, Texas (Trinity Presbytery). John served as an elder delegate to Trinity Presbytery most every time the presbytery met. He served on Trinity Presbytery’s Committee on Probationers, helping with the guidance and […]
Cora Belle Carter Conner, 99, of Wingo, Kentucky, died Friday, July 24, 2020. She was a life-long member of the historic Bayou-de-Chien Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Covenant Presbytery). Cora retired from Ferry Morse Seed Company in Fulton, Kentucky.