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James Alvin Henry

minister , benefits executive

James Alvin Henry, American minister, benefits executive.

Background

Henry, James Alvin was born on October 20, 1934 in Waco, Texas, United States. Son of Ernest Ward and Margie Ann (Hudson) Henry.

Education

ThB, Jacksonville College, 1956. Bachelor, Baylor University, 1958. Master of Arts, Ouachita University, 1966.

Bachelor's Degree, Master of Theology, BMA Seminary, Jacksonville, Texas, 1967. Doctor of Theology, Doctor of Letters (honorary), American Divinity School, 1967.

Career

Pastor, Calvary Baptist Church, Fairfield, Texas, 1957-1961;pastor, Immanuel Baptist Church, Camden, Arkansas, 1961-1964;pastor, First Baptist Church, Jacksonville, Texas, 1964-1966;pastor, First Baptist Church, Magnolia, Arkansas, 1966-1979;pastor, Control Baptist Church, Lubbock, Texas, 1979-1981;pastor, Oak Park Baptist Church, Lubbock, 1981-1985;pastor, Breyer St. Baptist Church, Lamera, Texas, 1985-1986;executive director, Ministers Benefit Department, Texarkana, Arkansas, since 1986.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: golf.

Connections

Married Bennie Louis Frye, April 9, 1954. Children: James Michael (deceased), Debra Anne, Sherry Sue, John Mark.

father:
Ernest Ward Henry

mother:
Margie Ann (Hudson) Henry

spouse:
Bennie Louis Frye

children:
James Michael Henry (deceased)

Debra Anne Henry

Sherry Sue Henry

John Mark Henry