Alumni Updates

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Alumni Update Form



  • New Book Published

    Nov 27, 2017
    Submitted by: Amy Anguish (2004)

    My first book has been published. "An Unexpected Legacy" is available on and I would love for you to all check it out!

  • In Loving Memory

    Sep 13, 2017
    Submitted by: Hugh Wayne Hemingway (1939)

    Hugh Wayne Hemingway, died May 21, 2017. Born July 9, 1919 in Detroit, MI, he lived 97 years and is survived by 3 children, 5 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. He is predeceased by his bride of 69 years, Annile Chambers Hemingway and grandson, Derek Wayne Hemingway. A 1939 graduate of Freed Hardeman College, he continued his education at Harding College, graduating in 1941 with BS in Chemistry, then in 1960 received his MA in Education Administration from Peabody College. For 75 years he taught Bible, Science and Math. He was a founder, teacher and administrator of Athens Bible School in Athens, AL, Crowley's Ridge Academy in Paragould, AR, Madison Academy in Huntsville, AL and Northland Christian School in Houston, TX. For 20 years he taught public school jr. high school Science in NJ. He was an Elder in Chatham Church of Christ in NJ for many years. He taught Math at Lone Star College system in TX until 2015. His legacy will live in future generations who follow those who knew him.

  • Hyde - Carter Wedding

    Aug 19, 2017
    Submitted by: Gary Carter (2012)

    On May 27, 2017, Gary Carter (class of 2012) and Ashley Hyde (class of 2014) were married in Jackson, Tennessee. They are now living in Tallahassee, Florida.

  • job changes

    Jun 19, 2017
    Submitted by: Gary and Linda Guthrie (1978)

    Gary W. Guthrie preaches for the Kansas Church of Christ in Carbon Hill, AL and teaches at Curry Middle School. Linda Plyler Guthrie (77) is the media specialist at Cordova High School.

  • Screenwriting Award

    Apr 20, 2017
    Submitted by: Douglas Cloud (1956)

    My screenplay, No Mercy Rule, won third prize in the Emerging Screenwriters' National Competition. Third place won $4,000 and a number of non-cash prizes.

  • Preaching

    Apr 19, 2017
    Submitted by: William Hufstedler (1972)

    I am now preaching at the Bloomington Springs Church of Christ in my fourth year. We are around 60 in attendance. Our address is 6120 Hulon Ferrell Road, Bloomington Springs, TN 38545. Services, 10 am and 5 pm Sunday; 6 pm Wednesday. Please anytime.

  • Husband passed

    Feb 14, 2017
    Submitted by: Barbara Ann Hall Gordon (1961)

    My husband, Paul D. Gordon, passed away Nov. 26, 2014. We were married 53 years.

  • Welcome Anne Louise Bell

    Jan 30, 2017
    Submitted by: Taylor and Katie Bell (2008)

    Taylor and Katie (Powell) Bell welcomed their first child, Anne Louise Bell on September 6, 2016. Annie is pure joy!

  • Franklin High School Hall of Fame

    Jan 30, 2017
    Submitted by: Doug Crosier (1969)

    Doug Crosier was inducted into the Franklin High School (Tn) Hall of Fame on January 27, 2017. He served as Principal from 1988-2000.

  • Ammons Family

    Jul 18, 2016
    Submitted by: Andy Ammons (1969)

    I married JoAnn Kirby ('68) and we have 2 daughters Ashley and Stephanie. Ashley has our 2 grandsons Kirby (5) and Aidan (2). We live in Memphis. My cell is (901) 409 - 9999. Hope everyone's doing well.

  • Move

    Jul 6, 2016
    Submitted by: Gary Taylor (1996)

    We have moved to 598 Wood Valley Drive, Collierville, TN 38017. Please update your records.

  • Culinary Instructor

    Jul 6, 2016
    Submitted by: Debra Powers Bates (1973)

    I currently live near Columbus, Ohio. I started a new career teaching at age 47 and am nearing 20 years. I have been recognized as the Ohio Prostart Teacher of Excellence, and my high school tech prep program has been recognized as one of the Elite 50 in the nation. This year my students were awarded $175,000 in scholarships based on their competition performance.

  • Probation Parole Officer III

    Jul 6, 2016
    Submitted by: Darlene Millson (1976)

    Lives in Jackson, TN, and plans to retire 12/30/2016.

  • Heaven Is Sweeter Because My Husband Is There

    Jun 20, 2016
    Submitted by: Robert Hughey (1956)

    For more about Bob, see He passed on to Glory on April 19,'16, after our 60th Anniversary (Apr. 7th) at home in Lascassas, TN. He was the most Godly man and the best Bible teacher teacher I have known. We met at FHC, in '54. After working in industry for 13 [years], going on to David Lipscomb for his degree then into ministry, we traveled to more than 60 countries, sharing The Good News. God has truly blessed us, and Bob is now Home, where he had been longing to go. I would like to explain how much we were ONE, but merely written words could never do that. Peggy (McLemore) Hughey

  • Miller Update

    Jun 13, 2016
    Submitted by: Tony Miller (1997)

    The Lord has blessed me with good recovery after major spinal surgery. My prayer of thanks is continually before Him for His mercy and care! I will keep teaching and preaching in my capacities as I also serve as a REALTOR. Present office information below: Tony Miller, Agent Century 21 Folks Realty 11102 West Avenue San Antonio, TX 78213-1337 Direct & Text: 210-328-6020 Office: 210-340-6400 Personal Fax: 210-547-9584

  • Community Director

    Jun 9, 2016
    Submitted by: Lance Brown (1985)

    I recently was announced as the new Community Director of St. Bernards Village. St. Bernards Village is a retirement community with Cottage Homes, Independent Living and Assisted Living in Jonesboro, Arkansas.

  • First Grandchild

    Jun 8, 2016
    Submitted by: Philip Murray (1976)

    While all our other FHU friends are celebrating many grandchildren, Brenda and I are finally celebrating our first! Grant Davis born this past May in New York City.

  • 1997 FHU Alumnus Passes Away

    May 25, 2016
    Submitted by: Jonathan Hubbard (1997)

    Jonathan Hubbard ('97) passed away December 5, 2015.

  • New Baby

    May 12, 2016
    Submitted by: Richard Holdridge (2006)

    Linley Carol Holdridge born on November 6, 2013.

  • 60 Years of "Blue Suede Shoes"

    May 11, 2016
    Submitted by: Mark Crawford (1985)

    On April 9, 2016, I moderated a panel discussion at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum celebrating rockabilly musician Carl Perkins and the 60th anniversary of his song, "Blue Suede Shoes." The panel included Stan Perkins (Carl's oldest son), David McGee (Perkins' biographer), Peter Guralnick (Sam Phillips' biographer), Chuck Mead (music director for the stage play, Million Dollar Quartet), and country singer Naomi Judd. I also wrote and secured a state resolution declaring April 9, 2016 as Carl Perkins' "Blue Suede Shoes" Day in the state of Tennessee.