Photo courtesy of the Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware
SEVERNA PARK, Md. (BP) -- Charles Barnes, who served as executive director of the Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware (BCM/D) from 1993 to 2000, died in his home on May 11. He was 86.
Born in Stonewall, Miss., he enjoyed gardening with his mother and playing high school sports. Before graduating high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves and served briefly during the Korean War. Back home in Mississippi, he met and courted Laura Sue Thompson, and they married in 1953. Read More