Obituary: James P. Stokes

James P. Stokes, 92, of Seneca, died Feb. 7, 2019. A native of Greer, he was a graduate of Furman University and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He served Baptist churches in Bethune and Blacksburg and was senior pastor at Seneca Baptist Church for 34 years. Following his first retirement, he served as pulpit supply for […]

Obituary: Morgan Barrett “M.B.” Lamb Jr.

Morgan Barrett Lamb Jr., 89, of Winter Garden, Fl., died Feb. 24, 2019. A native of Edgefield, he was a U.S. Navy veteran and was ordained into the ministry July 27, 1952, in Augusta, Ga. He was a graduate of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and served as pastor of four Methodist churches and eight […]

Obituary: James P. Stokes

James P. Stokes, 92, of Seneca, died Feb. 7, 2019. He was a graduate of Furman University and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He served as pastor of Baptist churches in Bethune and Blacksburg, and at Seneca Baptist Church, where he was senior pastor from 1956-1990. Following his retirement, he also served by way of pulpit […]

Obituary: Howard S. Price Sr.

Howard S. Price Sr., 95, of Columbia, died Jan. 18, 2019. He attended Columbia Bible College, and was a graduate of the University of South Carolina and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He was a Baptist minister for 62 years in North Carolina and the following Baptist churches in South Carolina: Riverside, Congaree, Columbia First, Central, […]

Obituary: James Randal Baker

James Randal Baker, 96, of North Augusta, died Jan. 20, 2019. A graduate of North Greenville Junior College and Furman University, he was a World War II veteran and served in the U.S. Navy, attached to the Marine Corps as a combat medic. In his 60 years as an ordained minister, he served the following […]

Obituary: Jerry Hill

Jerry Lee Hill, 58, of Townville, died Jan. 30, 2019. An ordained minister, he was a graduate of Clemson University and Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary. He served as pastor of Poe Mill Baptist Church, Greenville, from 1989-1992, and Donalds Baptist Church, Donalds, from 1993-2005. He also served as interim pastor and guest preacher at a […]

Obituary: Eddy Mattison

Eddy Ray Mattison, 66, of Honea Path, died Dec. 10, 2018. Born in Anderson, he was ordained at Mt. Bethel Baptist Church in Belton. During his ministry, he served Beulah Baptist of Fountain Inn, Flat Shoals Baptist of Hartwell, Ga., and Poplar Springs Baptist of Iva. After retiring, he served as interim pastor at Mt. […]

Obituary: Carolyn D. Goforth

Carolyn Davis Goforth, 88, of Gaffney, wife of Baptist pastor John Goforth, died Dec. 10, 2018. The Goforths began serving in ministry together in the late 1960s. She taught Sunday school, worked in the WMU, sang in the choir, and sometimes directed the choir. She sang at many weddings and funerals. Survivors include her husband […]

Obituary: Bernice C. Debruhl

Bernice Currie Debruhl, 85, of Cassatt, wife of the late Pete Debruhl, a longtime pastor in South Carolina, died Dec. 21, 2018. Born in Camden, she served with her husband at the following South Carolina Baptist churches: Beaverdam, Harmony, Calvary, Socastee, Oakey Swamp and Galivants Ferry. Survivors include two children, seven grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren. […]

Obituary: Jimmy A. Cox

Jimmy Aiken Cox, 77, of Pendleton, died Dec. 12, 2018. A native of Seneca, he served in the U.S. Army Reserves. Upon earning a master’s degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, he served as a minister, retiring as pastor of Faith Fellowship Baptist Church in Pendleton. Following retirement, he served as pastor of Davis […]