One crusade in India in which he preached included over 36,000 people and saw 5,000 precious souls accept Christ.
People and Places Deaths Archie Mayo, 89, died Sept. 14 to heart failure in his home in Monroe. A serviceman in the U.S. Army, Mayo saw duty in Europe during World War II and later in Korea. While (and after) earning an education degree at Southern Illinois University he would teach, coach, and drive school busses […]
Kyra Lynn Karr, a Southern Baptist missionary to Italy and member of Tabernacle Baptist Church in Cartersville, was killed in a traffic accident Thursday evening, Aug. 13 in Bartow County.
Longtime Georgia pastor Edward Mimbs, 75, died April 7 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah after a sudden illness. Mimbs was a graduate of Georgia Baptist Bible Institute in Norman Park, earning a Master’s Degree in Pastoral Ministry in 1977. Beginning in 1959 he pastored 11 churches in Georgia, including Higgston Baptist Church, Altamaha Baptist […]
Georgia pastor Jim McDuffie died April 15 at his Tifton residence. He was 71. McDuffie was pastor of Mystic Baptist Church in Ocilla. Previously he had served as pastor of Cannonville Baptist Church in Wilcox County. He had been a livestock auctioneer since 1973. Survivors include sons Scott, of Rhine, and Josh, of Moultrie, and […]
Ben Hatfield, longtime pastor of First Baptist Church Alpharetta, died April 9. He was 90 years old. A native of Gainesville, Hatfield attended Clarke Memorial College, Mississippi College, and New Orleans Seminary. He was ordained into the ministry at Central Baptist Church in Gainesville on Dec. 17, 1943 and served pastorates in Georgia, Mississippi, and […]