Alumni Updates

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Alumni Update Form



  • Moved to Middle TN

    Jul 26, 2022
    Submitted by: John David Thomas (1959)

    I have moved to Stones River Manor Assisted Living 205 Haynes Drive, Suite 5255, Murfreesboro, TN 37129. This allows me to be close to my three daughters, Linda, Laura and Lisa.

  • Retired - BUT ACTIVE!

    Jul 24, 2022
    Submitted by: Marion Ferrell (1985)

    On 5/13/2022, I retired from my State of TN job. I remain ACTIVE! My wife (Belinda Gordon Ferrell) is doing well. My website ( is my public journal and commentary on various topics. Wishing God's blessings to all who may read this 7/23/2022 update.

  • Mrs. Shelby Anderson

    Jan 7, 2022
    Submitted by: Shelby Anderson (2021)

    new last name /married Jonathan Ross Wortman 12/18/2021/ now reside in Chattanooga, TN

  • Davida Hollingsworth passing

    Nov 23, 2021
    Submitted by: Davida Lambert (1969)

    It is with great sadness that the family of Davida Ann Hollingsworth (née Smith) announce her passing on Thursday, November 18, 2021 at the age of 89. She was born on August 5, 1932 in Nashville, TN to Parents Elwin and Sarah Smith. Married to John Hollingsworth on January 4, 1949. Davida graduated from Isaac Litton High School in Nashville, TN and Freed Hardeman College in Henderson, TN. Her career consisted of ministry alongside her husband John and in assisting executives at Freed Hardeman and Pepperdine Universities. Davida was a nurturing mother and devoted wife. She will be lovingly remembered by husband John, children Davida Lambert (Lew), Scot Hollingsworth (Sara), Philip Hollingsworth, grandchildren Julie, Craig, Lisa, David, Elizabeth, Megan, Evan, and Christopher, 8 great-grandchildren, and sister, Peggy Sweeney (Chester). Davida was predeceased by her parents Elwin and Sarah and her brother Hugh “Bubba” Smith.

  • Retirement

    Aug 31, 2021
    Submitted by: Dan Williams (1976)

    Dr. Dan Williams retired on April 1 as Vice-President for Church Relations at Harding University. He and his wife Gina now live in Franklin, Tennessee. He may be reached at

  • Forty Years with Red Bank Church of Christ

    Jul 8, 2021
    Submitted by: Steve Lusk (1981)

    Steve Lusk will be celebrating 40 years of ministry with the Red Bank Church of Christ in Chattanooga, Tennessee this December. Steve is married to the former Debbie Perkins (c/o 1979). Their children, Derek ('06), Lauren ('07), and Cory ('11) and their spouses -- Amie Woods ('05), Joseph Horton ('07) and Hilary King ('11) -- all are graduates of FHU.

  • Address Change

    Jun 7, 2021
    Submitted by: John Cole (1988)

    I recently moved. I am living at 5829 Attucks Drive Plainfield, IN 46168

  • Retirement

    Apr 5, 2021
    Submitted by: Gary Guthrie (1978)

    Gary Guthrie (78) and Linda Plyler Guthrie (77) have retired from teaching. Gary is still preaching for the Kansas Church of Christ in Carbon Hill, AL

  • New book published

    Mar 19, 2021
    Submitted by: Bob Murray (1964)

    Covenant Books has just recently published my latest book Heal the Home to Heal the Nation. It is available at In the books section, just type in Bob Murray, and it will go to the book. It is also available at Barnes and Noble. I do not have any to sell - I just write them.

  • Update Address

    Mar 1, 2021
    Submitted by: Rachel Ward (2010)

    1054 Lt Gibson Circle Gallatin, TN 37066

  • In Memoriam, Jack T. Williams

    Mar 1, 2021
    Submitted by: Jack Williams (1961)

    Jack T. Williams ('61) died February 14, 2021, in Jackson, TN.

  • Earned degrees

    Feb 17, 2021
    Submitted by: Matthew Travis (2014)

    I have now completed a Master of Theology degree from Tennessee Bible College, and I have earned the ED.S. In higher education administration from M.T.S.U. I am currently working toward the Th.D. And am a graduate teaching assistant at TBC.

  • Bettie Lou Burgin

    Jan 19, 2021
    Submitted by: Bettie Lou Burgin (Kruse) (1957)

    Bettie Lou Burgin, the wife of Richard Kruse, died January 5, 2021, in Toronto, Canada, from Covid-19. They were missionaries in Finland from1960-1965 and have been serving in Canada since 1967.

  • Search

    Aug 14, 2020
    Submitted by: Michael Mcglasson (1976)

    Search for fellow student Steve Sanders

  • Freed Alumni

    Aug 10, 2020
    Submitted by: Gene Phillips (1991)

    I was a Bible major at FHU. I love the School and what it stands for.

  • Address

    Feb 1, 2020
    Submitted by: Rayla Black (1992)

    126 Arrowhead Drive Montgomery, AL 36117

  • Address Change

    Jan 9, 2020
    Submitted by: Jesse Forkum (2019)

    111 Five Oaks Court Lebanon, Tennessee 37087

  • Clinical Supervision at Pinnacle Pointe Behavorial Health Systems

    Jan 8, 2020
    Submitted by: Pam Beal Keefer (1982)

    Pam earned her Psychology degree from Freed-Hardeman College in 1982. She later completed her Masters in Counseling Psychology at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, AR. In January 2020 she will begin her new role as Clinical Supervisor at the Pinnacle Pointe Outpatient Clinic where she has practiced for the past ten years.

  • Amory Gael Baer

    Jan 5, 2020
    Submitted by: Amelia McFall Baer (2013)

    I was married in September of 2015 and just had a daughter in January of 2019.

  • Edlin Baby #6

    Jan 5, 2020
    Submitted by: Jacqueline (Dukes) Edlin (2013)

    We are pleased to announce the birth of Gabriel Michael Edlin in June 2019. His 5 big sisters, Cynthia & Adelaide (March 2014), Celeste (March 2016), Avalon & Cadence (October 2017), were thrilled to have a baby brother!