Friday, July 23, 2010

Report from Chile

Estimated in Christ:

Fraternal greetings.

I inform you of our beloved sister's death it sister Digna Zambrano, mother of the family Aguilera of the fourth church, our sister died today. Tomorrow we will celebrate a service at noon with the service in the cemetery at 3 in the afternoon.

I take advantage of thanking your for your prayer for deacon Luis Alberto Horta SepĂșlveda. Thanks to God his recovery is quick and is now at home.

A fraternal hug!

In Christ

Pastor David Horta S.

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Obituary of Rev. Guy E. Tilley, Jr.

Rev. Guy E. Tilley, Jr., 77, of Kingsport, passed away on Friday, July 2, 2010, at Holston Manor Nursing Home, Kingsport with his family by his side.

Guy and his wife Evelyn came to Kingsport to work with Bancroft Gospel Ministries as missionaries in the 1950's. They spent 53 years together serving the Lord with Guy continuing after Evelyn's passing. During these years, Guy served as a Bible teacher, Program Director and then later as Executive Director of Bancroft. He loved teaching Bible to the many students in Sullivan and Scott Counties, (with many over the years telling him what that meant to them throughout their lives) He pastored: Arcadia Union, Arcadia Presbyterian, Harmony Presbyterian, and Beidleman Presbyterian Churches. Until his illness, Guy did a daily devotional for Temple Baptist Church, WHCB and WMCH Radio Stations. He also was the producer and voice of "Bancroft Bible Camp Storytime" and was known as "Uncle Guy" to many people, young and old.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Evelyn; his parents, Guy E. Sr. and Ida Mae Rendo Tilley and a baby sister.

Survivors include his two daughters, Mae Lynn Workley and husband, James, Bethany Tilley and special friend Billy McCrary; sister, Cordelia Herbert and husband, Bill; two brothers, Gordon Tilley and wife, Peggy and Joe Tilley and wife, Nancy; many nieces and nephews along with his large extended family including the families of Bancroft and WHCB 91.5FM.

Guy has donated his body to the Quillen College of Medicine.

The family will receive friends from 6 - 7 pm on Tuesday, July 6, 2010 at Temple Baptist Church, 2200 Memorial Court, Kingsport. A memorial service will be held in the church at 7 pm with Rev. Keith Walsworth, Rev. Brian Shuler and Rev. Kenneth C. Hill, conducting the services. Visitation will continue after the service in the Fellowship Hall.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that gifts be given to Bancroft Gospel Ministries, Temple Baptist Church, WHCB 91.5FM or WMCH Radio Stations.

The family would like to extend their thanks to Holston Manor Nursing Home, Amedisys Hospice and to his church family at Temple Baptist.

Carter-Trent Funeral Home, downtown Kingsport, is serving the Tilley family.

Friday, July 2, 2010

Death of Rev. Guy Tilley

Rev. Guy Tilley, the Vice-President of the parent corporation of WHCB 91.5FM passed into the presence of the Lord on July 2nd shortly after noon.

Guy Tilley was a missionary with Bancroft Gospel Ministry in Kingsport for five decades. He served as that mission's Executive Director for more than two of those decades. He also served as a mentor, leader, and friend to the staff and management of WHCB 91.5 FM.

A memorial service will be held for Rev. Guy Tilley on Tuesday July 6th at 7 pm at the Temple Baptist Church in Kingsport.

Thank you for praying for the Tilley family.