Alumni Updates

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  • 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.

  • Missionary to Monrovia, Liberia

    May 4, 2016
    Submitted by: Anora David (2000)

    As our last child completes high school in May. Arthur & Anora David will return to Monrovia, Liberia as Missionaries. The Davids have served in Liberia since June 1994. Please keep our family in your prayers!

  • Passing of Earl Richardson

    Apr 19, 2016
    Submitted by: George Earl Richardson (1945)

    Earl Richardson, aged 90, passed from this world on April 9, 2016 at NHC HealthCare in Moulton, AL. He is survived by his four daughters and their husbands: Elaine (Ronnie) Cooper, Kay (Larry) Little, Lynne (David) Laton, Gail (Jeff) Leatherwood. He had served as a minister of the Gospel for over 60 years.

  • Edlin Births

    Apr 12, 2016
    Submitted by: Jacqueline (Dukes) Edlin (2013)

    Celeste Emmalyne Edlin was born March 21, 2016. Twin big sisters: Cynthia Renee Edlin and Adelaide Grace Edlin were born March 10, 2014.

  • Job Update

    Mar 28, 2016
    Submitted by: Anthony Hamlett (1988)

    General Foreman for Hyster-Yale Group

  • Birth of Emory Love Gunnells

    Mar 15, 2016
    Submitted by: Timothy Gunnells (1992)

    We welcomed our 4th child and third daughter into our family on March 30, 2015. Emory Love joined sisters, Emma and Ella, and brother Ean.

  • Death of Nina Lorene (Moore) Hayes

    Mar 15, 2016
    Submitted by: Nina (Moore) Hayes (1963)

    Nina Lorene (Moore) Hayes, 72, of Abilene, passed away in hospice care at Hendrick Medical Center on Sunday, Feb. 21. A memorial service took place Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 11:30 AM at Minter Lane church of Christ. Nina was born in Newark, Ark, on Nov. 30, 1943 to Walter and Dorothy Moore. She attended high school at Crowley's Ridge Academy in Paragould, AR, She then earned her associate's degree at Freed-Hardeman College in Henderson, Tenn. and bachelor's degree at Harding College in Searcy, AR. She earned her master's degree in curriculum and instruction at Arkansas State University.

  • Move/Grandparents

    Mar 15, 2016
    Submitted by: Glynda Nichols Turner (1988)

    Husband Greg, and I moved to Chattanooga in November 2012 when we learned of the impending arrival of grandchild #2. We have one son, Gregory, and his wife, Laura. They have blessed us with a grandson, David, who is 5 1/2 and Rosalie who is 3. Glynda works at Memorial Hospital as a Patient Access Representative and Greg is a truck driver for USF Holland. We attend East Ridge Church of Christ.

  • Freeman Family Update

    Jan 8, 2016
    Submitted by: Terrell Freeman (1949)

    I now live in Jackson TN with my wife, Beth, and we have eleven grand children, seven of whom are adopted from China. I have been retired since 1983.

  • Owens Family Update

    Jan 8, 2016
    Submitted by: Denford Owens (1973)

    am now 62 years of age and have taken secondary courses in (2 years) carpentry and graduated as a journeyman carpenter at Decatur, Alabama Carpenters Local 1274 in the 1970's. Took correspondence course in Locksmithing and Electronic Security. Received a Graduation Certificate with an A+. I am looked upon as Santa Claus because of my beard and hair and the red clothes I wear when I go out.

  • Warpula Family Update

    Jan 8, 2016
    Submitted by: Calvin Warpula (1964)

    In January, 2015, I retired from full-time preaching in order to move to my wife, Judy's, hometown of Pittsfield, IL where she could be close to her 94-year-old mother. I am preaching for the Pittsfield church. We have an attendance of about 40. I am still active in preaching special events and meetings. Judy and I will be married fifty years on Dec. 21, 2015. We have four children and 14 grandchildren.

  • Echols Graduates with Master's Degree

    Jan 8, 2016
    Submitted by: Brenda Echols (2015)

    I graduated in December of 2015 from FHU with a Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction.

  • Berry Receives His PhD

    Jan 8, 2016
    Submitted by: Allen Berry (1993)

    Allen Berry received his PhD in English with an emphasis in creative writing from the University of Southern Mississippi in August of 2013 and a Certificate of Technical Writing from the University of Alabama Huntsville in August of 2015.

  • Berry Publishes 2 Books

    Jan 8, 2016
    Submitted by: Allen Berry (1993)

    Allen Berry's first book length collection of poetry, Travel for Agoraphobics was published by Kelsay Books in October of 2014 and his first chapbook, "Distractions and Illusions" followed in June of 2015.