The Reverend Dr. Robert Aaron Craig, 86, often known as Bobby, died October 24, 2020, in Fredericksburg, Virginia, of COVID-19. Bobby was an honorably retired member of North Central Presbytery who served the Cumberland Presbyterian denomination as Director of Development and Deferred Giving for the Board of Finance, Foundation, and Management (now the Board of […]
Janet Turner, 72, of Louisville, Kentucky, a member of Louisville First Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Cumberland Presbytery), died June 15, 2021. Janet had registered and was planning to attend the 2021 Cumberland Presbyterian Women’s Ministry Convention in Louisville.
Marion Earl Alexander, 97 of Loudon, Tennessee, died June 8, 2021. He was a member of the Loudon Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Presbytery of East Tennessee) where he served as an elder. He was a member of the Men’s Sunday School Class for over 66 years. Marion was born January 11, 1924, on the family farm […]
Peggy Marie Austin Shuck, 87, died June 6, 2021. She was a member of Newbern Cumberland Presbyterian Church (West Tennessee Presbytery) where she and her husband William served as accompanists and organists for several years. They loved music and enjoyed sharing it with others.
Ruth Summers Nuckols, 94, of Auburn, Kentucky, died June 5, 2021, in Valdosta, Georgia. She was a member of the Bowling Green Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Cumberland Presbytery) for 74 years. She was a Logan County, Kentucky, native born October 14, 1926, to Gaither Summers and Lilly Floring Summers. Ruth was a cook for the Old […]
The Reverend Richard Samuel Coons, 91, died May 30, 2021, in Memphis, Tennessee. Known to most as Dick, Rev. Coons was born to Clara Grace Newline Coons and Herman S. Coons in Troy Grove, Illinois, June 30, 1929. He grew up and was educated in the public schools of Casey, Illinois, graduating from Casey High […]
Dr. Carolyn Hawkins Brown, 75, of Greeneville, Tennessee, died May 24, 2021. She was a member of the Greeneville Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Presbytery of East Tennessee), where she served as an elder and the chairperson of the Mission and Outreach Committee. She developed and initiated outreach programs for children through Vacation Bible School. She served […]
Kurt M. Weil, an elder and long-time member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Germantown (West Tennessee Presbytery) died June 7, 2021. Kurt’s wife, Rose Weil, who survives, was once the administrative assistant for the church.
Allan L. Edsell II died January 1, 2021. Allan was an elder in the Cumberland Presbyterian Church and the husband of OUO Coordinator Calotta Loyd Edsell. Pandemic restrictions delayed Allan’s memorial service of celebration which will now be held at Brenthaven Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Brentwood, Tennessee, Saturday, June 12th, 2021. Visitation will begin at […]
Donald Ray Terrell, 84, of Cunningham, Tennessee, died May 29, 2021. He was an elder at Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Nashville Presbytery). Born February 14, 1937, in Woodlawn, Tennessee, to Angus and Earlene Wooten Terrell, Donald was a veteran of the United States Army and was a retired pipefitter.