Death of longtime associational missionary, other news from around the state

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Al Davis, retired associational missionary for Northwest Georgia and Lookout Valley Baptist associations, died March 17. He was 89.   

Al Davis

Davis served from September 1970 to March 1993 as an associational missionary. In addition, he was a volunteer with Georgia Baptist Disaster Relief from September 2001 to September 2006. A graduate of Southern Seminary, Davis was a member of First Baptist Church in Fort Oglethorpe. 

Evergreen Baptist Church in Mallary Association celebrated its 100th anniversary March 5. 3 for 1 provided the singing with a dinner following.  

Isle of Hope Baptist Church in Savannah will have homecoming services June 11. For more information call (912) 355-9815.

On March 5, Ron Wilcox celebrated 40 years of ministry in Wayne County. That time has been split between two congregations – 17 years at Screven First Baptist and 23 years at Trinity Baptist in Jesup. A native of Hazlehurst, Wilcox is a graduate of Luther Rice University and Seminary. 

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