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Lonnie Adren Wadsworth, American minister. Decorated Purple Heart, Good Conduct medals (2), Vietnam Service and Campaign medal, National Defense Service medal, Unit Meritorious citation, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm Unit citation. Sergeant United States Army, 1966-1973. Member DAV (life), Theta Kappa Sigma.


Wadsworth, Lonnie Adren was born on November 19, 1946 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States.


Bachelor in Biblical Studies, William Carey College, 1975. Postgraduate, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 1976. Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, University New Orleans, 1980.


Various religious positions various churches, 1963-1989;minister at 3 orphanages, Saigon, Republic of Vietnam, 1967-1968;various religious positions, Federal Republic Germany, 1972-1973;pastor, 1st Christian Church, Maysville, Missouri, 1989-1991;pastor, 1st Christian Church, Nevada, Missouri, since 1991. Instrument and electrical supply driver Brown and Root Construction Company, Luling, Louisiana, 1976-1977. Job placement counselor and interviewer for military veterans Louisiana State Employment Svc., New Orleans, 1977-1978.

Letter carrier United States Postal Svc., New Orleans, 1982-1989. Vice president academic affairs board directors Christian Education Ministries International. Member evangelism committee Northwest Missouri Area Disciples of Christ.

Representative for DeKalb County Ministerial Alliance for Economics Opportunity Corporation, Maysville, Missouri, St. Joseph, Missouri.


  • Ordained So. Baptist in 1971; ordained at Word of Life Christian Ctr. in Covington,LA. in 1987.


Sergeant United States Army, 1966-1973. Member DAV (life), Theta Kappa Sigma.


Married Mary Ann Smith Wadsworth; children: Michael Vincent, Timothy Alvan, Emily Elizabeth.

Mary Ann Smith Wadsworth

Michael Vincent Wadsworth

Timothy Alvan Wadsworth

Emily Elizabeth Wadsworth