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Music minister

Jacques Merlin Kearns, music minister. Member American Guild English Handbell Ringers Inc. (national treasurer 1983-1987, president-elect since 1991), Rotary.

Background

Kearns, Jacques Merlin was born on July 18, 1930 in Mobile, Alabama, United States. Son of Rhett Goode and Susan Elizabeth (Crabtree) Kearns.

Education

Master Sacred Music, Northern Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, 1956. Bachelor of Music, University Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1954.

Career

Minister music and youth, First Baptist Church, Biloxi, Mississippi, 1956-1959;minister music and youth, Alta Woods Baptist Church, Jackson, Mississippi, 1959-1965;minister music and youth, First Baptist Church, Augusta, Georgia, 1965-1984;minister music and youth, First Baptist Church, Sylvania, Georgia, since 1984.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer, arranger Handbells, since 1970. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Guild English Handbell Ringers Inc. (national treasurer 1983-1987, president-elect since 1991), Rotary.

Connections

Married Jean Hennesy, August 25, 1950. Children: Martin Edward, David Alan, Robert Jacques.

father:
Rhett Goode Kearns

mother:
Susan Elizabeth (Crabtree) Kearns

spouse:
Jean Hennesy

child:
Martin Edward Kearns

child:
David Alan Kearns

child:
Robert Jacques Kearns