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BOAZ — Gary Cruse is serving as pastor of Fremont Baptist Church.


CUNNINGHAM — Brandon Sickling is serving as associate pastor of worship at Bethlehem Baptist Church. He is the son of Mark Sickling, associational mission strategist of the Blood River Baptist Association.


CRESTWOOD — Sarah Walker, 36, died March 5, 2021. She was the wife of Justin Walker, pastor of Salt and Light Baptist Church. They planted the church in 2007. At age 20, the Walkers adopted two children. By the time they were 27, they had four more children. Funeral services were March 10, 2021.


CAMPBELLSVILLE — W. Ken Forman, 93, died Feb. 15, 2021. He served in ministry for more than 60 years. He attended Campbellsville College (University) in the 1960s and served as pastor of Yuma Baptist Mission. Later he pastored Mt. Roberts Baptist Church. After attending The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, he moved his family to west-central Ohio to start a Baptist mission in Celina. Five years later they moved back to Kentucky to allow him to complete his seminary degree while mission pastoring with Shelbyville Baptist Church. Later he served on the staff of Campbellsville Baptist Church as associate pastor with J. Chester Badgett. Later he served as director of missions for the Bracken and Franklin Baptist Associations, served on the KBC Mission Board staff in missions, was on the board of trustees with the Western Recorder and served on the executive boards of the Ohio and Kentucky Baptist conventions. In recent years his work at Campbellsville Baptist Church was with the seniors group and he continued relationships with Campbellsville University church relations committees. His funeral was Feb. 20, 2021.


CAMPBELLSVILLE — William Randolph Davenport, 90, died Feb. 10, 2021. He served as president of Campbellsville College (University) from 1969 until his retirement in 1988. He was active in Gideon Ministry, serving as international president for several years. He was a member of Campbellsville Baptist Church.


Seth Miller is serving as pastor of First Baptist Church.


Tim Harris is serving as pastor of New Brandenburg Baptist Church.


Bob Davis is serving as pastor of Blue River Island Baptist Church.


Jason Burnett is serving as senior pastor of Bardwell Baptist Church. He previously was discipleship and families pastor at Twelve Oaks Baptist Church in Paducah.


Rocky James, 66, died Jan. 5, 2021. He was minister at Hopewell Baptist Church and Second Baptist Church in Clinton. Graveside services were Jan. 7.