Murl “Bud” Webb, 77, of Knoxville, died Aug. 28. He was the husband of Caroll, who is a retired North American Mission Board missionary who served at Montgomery Village Baptist Center, Knoxville, of Knox County Baptist Association.
Beth Prowse, 84, of Cookeville, died Sept. 12. She was the wife of the late Michael Prowse. They were married for 56 years. He was director of missions, Stone Baptist Association, and other associations and pastor of churches including Oak Grove Baptist Church, Springfield, and director of education, First Baptist Church, Columbia. She was secretary and Vacation Bible School director for Stone Association; regional coordinator for Tennessee Baptist Convention Youth Bible Drills; and an active member of First Baptist Church, Cookeville. Prowse is survived by three sons, 10 grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.
Bethel Baptist Church, Clinton, saw one person make a profession of faith during a recent revival. Floyd “Lammie” Lammersfeld, evangelist based in McKenzie, preached.
North Etowah Baptist Church, Etowah, will hold its centennial anniversary celebration Sept. 25. Activities include a 10:30 a.m. service, luncheon, and 1:30 p.m. program. For more information, contact email@example.com or 423-263-5531, ext. 1001.
Woodmont Baptist Church, Nashville, will celebrate its 75th anniversary Sept. 24-25. Activities on Saturday begin at 4 p.m. The music group Selah will perform at 7:30 p.m. On Sunday beginning at 10 a.m., a service will be held featuring a choir of current and former members and Bill Sherman, former pastor who is now pastor, First Baptist Church, Fairview. For more information, contact 615-297-5303 or LilC@woodmontbaptist.com.
Williams Chapel Baptist Church, Springfield, will hold homecoming service Sept. 25 beginning at 11 a.m. Frank Evans will speak. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 615-654-3101.
First Baptist Church, Gadsden, will celebrate its 150th anniversary Oct. 9. Activities will begin at 10 a.m. and include a message by Terry Patterson, son of a former pastor. A luncheon will be held. For more information, contact email@example.com.
Kendall Shirey, former Southern Baptist International Mission Board missionary, has been named Woman’s Missionary Union student/literacy missions specialist. She served in Colombia, South America, from 2009-14. She along with her husband, David, were missionaries-in-residence at Tulip Grove Baptist Church, Old Hickory. David was an IMB missionary in Africa, and is now missions pas-tor, Tulip Grove Baptist Church, Old Hickory. Kendall is a graduate of Carson-Newman University, Jefferson City, and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Ky.
Donna Blaydes, minister of children and church family ministries, New Hopewell Baptist Church, Knoxville, has been called as part-time preschool/Bible drill specialist, Tennessee Baptist Convention. She is a graduate of Samford University, Birmingham, Ala.
Frank Anderson was appointed to the Stephen Olford Chair of Expository Preaching at Union University, Jackson, effective Sept. 1. He joined the faculty in 2010 and has been director of the Associate of Christian Studies program in Germantown and associate professor of missions and ministry. He also has served as pastor of True Light Baptist Church, Memphis, since 1992. Anderson additionally was pastor of another church and ministry intern, Bellevue Baptist Church, Cordova.
Calvary Baptist Church, Greeneville, has called Chuck Morgan as youth pastor effective Oct. 1.
Casandra Buckner, administrative assistant, Duck River Baptist Association, based in Tullahoma, recently was recognized on her 10th anniversary of service.
Gibson Baptist Association, based in Trenton, is providing a counseling ministry led by Bob Rouse who sees people every Tuesday. For more information, contact the association at firstname.lastname@example.org or 731-855-1202.