Deacon Earl has worked with the State Brotherhood for more than 25 years. He was a Board Member under President Carson. Coordinator for the State Street Ministry for the past 10 years and Region 4 Vice President for 5 years. In the Reedy River Baptist Brotherhood he served as Secretary, Treasures, 2nd Vice President, First Vice President, and as President. In the Reedy River Baptist Association he served as Secretary, Treasurer, Assistant Financial Officer, Chairman of Finances, as a member of the Cooperative Ministries of Martin Webb Baptist Leaning Center. As a member of Reedy Fork Baptist Church he served as a Deacon for 34 years, Chair of Deacons, Sunday School Superintendent, Sunday School Teacher, and President of the Men N Ministry, Deacon Earl is a 1967 Graduate of Sterling High School. He served in the U.S. Marine Corp from 1969 to 1971, where he achieved E4 ranking. In June of 1971 he started his career with Southern Bell, to Bellsouth, to AT&T, and was blessed to retire after 38 years.
His proudest accomplishment is his family. He has been married to the former Betty Hawthorne for 45 years. My wife pasted on June 7, 2017. But we had four children; three daughters and one son. We are blessed to have eight grandchildren; four girls and four boys.