Leroy Davis recently retired as director of missions for Jefferson County Baptist Association, based in Jefferson City. He served from 2010-19. Davis also has served a number of Tennessee Baptist churches as pastor, including Montvue Baptist, Morristown; First Baptist, Whitesburg; Looney’s Chapel Baptist, Surgoinsville; and others. He was called into the ministry in 1982. He and his wife, Libby, have two children. Davis lives in Morristown and can be reached at 423-353-0198.
Stan Cantrell began serving Sept. 29 as pastor of Sanford Baptist Church, Riceville.
Oak Hill Baptist Church, Leoma, has called Jonathan Price as pastor
Roger S. “Sing” Oldham has retired as vice president for convention relations at the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention where he has served since 2007. He formerly served as pastor of First Baptist Church, Martin, for many years before joining the EC staff.
Brookhill Baptist Church, Etowah, called Ronnie Cook as pastor, effective Sept. 29.
First Baptist Church, Clifton, recently called Ben Shettles as senior adult pastor.
Calvary Baptist Church, Dresden, recently called Terry Richie as pastor.
Ken Weathersby has retired as vice president for convention advancement with the SBC Executive Committee. Weathersby is a former director of evangelism for the Executive Board of the Tennessee Baptist Convention (now Tennessee Baptist Mission Board). He became the first African American to hold an EC vice presidential position when he began his role in 2013.
Thomas Littleton, a student at New Orleans (La.) Baptist Theological Seminary, recently was ordained into the gospel ministry at Gibson Baptist Church, Gibson. He is the son of Steve and Susan Littleton. His dad is pastor of Gibson Baptist.
Jacob Haywood has been called as student pastor at Grace Baptist Church, Tullahoma.
John David Shanks was ordained as the new pastor of Beulah Baptist Church, Kingsport.
Obie Campell of Greenback died Oct. 6 at the age of 88. He ministered to churches in Blount, Loudon and Monroe Counties for more than 50 years. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Dora Hill Campbell, four children and several grandchildren.