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Courtesy of William Carey University William Carey University inducted four alumni into the Alumni Hall of Fame on April 8. With William Carey President Dr. Tommy King (center) they are, from left, Alan K. Sudduth of Pascagoula; Mary Morton of Mobile, Ala.; Rose Rainey of Tupelo; and Terry Tinsley of Gainesville, Va.

Carey inducts 4 into Hall of Fame

The William Carey University Alumni Association recently inducted four graduates into its Hall of Fame. The inductees were Mary Strebeck Morton (‘65), Rose Lavern Rainey (‘74), Alan K. Sudduth (‘11) and Terry R. Tinsley (‘88).

Morton earned the Bachelor of Arts in elementary education from Carey in 1965. Morton is a retired school teacher and counselor who currently serves alongside her husband Bobby, director of international ministries for the Mobile Baptist Association. She has previously served in many other positions in schools, churches and parachurch organizations, including director of International Language School of the Mobile Baptist Association and Sunday school consultant for the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions.

Rainey served as a missionary in Belize for 11 years and continues to serve as secretary-treasurer of the Global Outreach Endowment Committee which supports and trains missionaries to carry out their work for Christ. Rainey earned the Bachelor of Arts in biblical studies from Carey in 1974.

Sudduth, who received the MBA from Carey in 2011, currently serves as the policy, government and public affairs manager for Chevron Products Company in Pascagoula. Prior to working at Chevron, he held positions of leadership in Jackson County, including serving on the Jackson County Unified Command during Hurricane Katrina.

Tinsley received the Bachelor of Science in psychology from Carey in 1988 and currently serves as director of clinical services at Joe Gibbs’ Youth for Tomorrow in Bristow, Virginia. He also serves as group therapist at Day Break Counseling Services in Manassas, Virginia. Prior to these positions, he served for two years with the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention as director of the Baptist Center in Bamako, Mali.


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