FORMER PASTORS OF JONES CIRCUIT AND TRENTON CHARGE

 

PASTOR

FROM

TIL

REMARKS

John M Gunn

1858

1859

Circuit Rider-Jones Circuit formed 1858 til 1948

F J Eatman

1860

 

 

G G Hines

1861

1862

 

William M Walsh

1863

 

 

R P Bibb

1868

 

 

E A Howland

1869

 

 

J J Carden

1870

 

 

James Willson

1871

 

 

W H Cunninggim

1873

 

 

N A Hooker

1874

 

 

Jeremiah Johnson

1876

 

 

William H Puckett

1879

1882

Deceased 1912-buried in Trenton Cemetery

L L Johnson

1882

1884

1st parsonage for Jones Circuit built 1880

Alexander D Betts

1884

1887

1st pastor to live in Trenton Parsonage

J F Washburn

1887

1888

Land deeded for Trenton Church

Lawrence O Wyche

1888

1889

 

E A White

1889

1890

Trenton Church completed

Robert B Gilliam

1890

1893

died during appointment & buried in Trenton cem

William B Lee

1893

1895

 

Henry E Tripp

1895

1896

deceased 1923 & Buried in Trenton cemetery

J M Benson

1897

1900

deceased 1919

Daniel C Geddie

1900

1904

 

F S Becton

1904

1906

New parsonage built beside church

John M Wright

1907

1908

1st to live in parsonage-deceased 1940

Philip Greening

1908

1910

 

R D Daniel

1910

1911

 

Charles E Vale

1911

1915

died 1918 & buried in Trenton cemetery

C T Rogers

1915

1919

1st to own a car-Model T Ford

Charles A Jones

1919

1920

 

K F DuVal

1921

1924

sanctuary enlarged & 2 classrooms added 1922

H L Davis

1924

1925

 

J C Whedbee

1925

1926

deceased 1948

Elijah L Stack

1926

1927

deceased 1951

T W Lee

1927

1931

 

P O Lee

1931

1932 

 

J D Young

1932

1935

 

F B Brandenburg

1935

1939

 

W G Lowe

1939

1941

Trenton Womans Society chartered 1940

Ernest G Cowan

1941

1944

Deceased 1960

John R Poe

1944

1946

 

W E Howard

1946

1949

Jones circuit became Trenton Charge 1948

Charles B Long

1949

1953

 

Joseph J Grimes

1953

1954

1st pastor of 3-point charge

Lewis A Dillman

1954

1959

Church enlarged & heating system installed

Walton N Bass

1959

1963

Compiled booklet Methodism in J C

John E Wood

1963

1967

 

Ivey J Wall

1967

1968

 

Paul E Oldaker

1968

1970

Became Trenton United Methodist Church

L Ray Sparrow

1970

1971

 

James H Coile

1971

1976

Parsonage willed to Trenton 1976.Old one sold & moved

Bobby Smith

1976

1980

1st to live in new parsonage

J Neal Salter JR

1980

1983

 

John R Woodard JR

1983

1990

Whitaker Hall added 1987

Charlene H Pierce-Guider

1990

1998

1st Female Pastor

Billy A Olsen

1998

2000

Building damaged by Flood Floyd 1999

Worley Knowles

2000

2001

Deceased during appointment

Peg O Witt

2001

2006

Retired during appointment

Elva L "Bud" Morton III

2007

2012

Retired during appointment

Bettie Francis

2012

2016

 

Leo Fair

2016

 

 

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