Jackie Barnhill evangelizes

Published 7:05 am Wednesday, June 17, 2009

By Staff
(This week The Atmore Advance visited with 67-year-old Jackie Barnhill at the Atmore SAIL Center.)
Q: When and where were you born?
A: July 16, 1942 in Robinsonville.
Q: Who were your parents?
A: Waymon and Esther Morrison.
Q: What did your parents do for a living?
A: My daddy worked for Swift Lumber Company for 39 years. My mother was a homemaker.
Q: Do you have any brothers or sisters?
A: I have five brothers. Four are living and one is deceased. I also have three sisters with two alive and one deceased.
Q: Where did you attend school?
A: I attended school at ECHS.
Q: Do you do a lot of traveling?
A: A good bit. I have been to Arkansas, Oklahoma, Mississippi and Missouri
Q: If you could travel anywhere, where would you go?
A: Texas. I have always wanted to visit the Alamo.
Q: Where did you work?
A: I was an evangelist with my husband.
Q: Where have you lived?
A: I have lived in Atmore and also in Mobile where my husband worked.
Q: What do you like most about Atmore?
A: It’s home. All my family and friends are here.
Q: Did you ever marry? If so, what is your spouse’s name?
A: Yes. My husbands name was Luther Barnhill.
Q: How did you and your spouse meet?
A: He was a friend of my sisters and she said he wanted to meet me.
Q: How many children do you have?
A: Five boys. Wyatt, William, Steve, Hank and Perry Leon Barnhill.
Q: Do you have any grandchildren?
A: 19. My daughter-in-law just had my most recent, Luke.
Q: Where do you attend church?
A: I do a lot of evangelizing and visit several area churches.
Q: If you are not at the SAIL Center, what else might you be doing?
A: I might be reading religious material or visiting with friends. I hate staying home alone.
Q: What is your favorite TV show?
A: I watch TBN.
Q: What has been the most important event during your lifetime?
A: The Vietnam War.
Q: What are you passionate about?
A: The Lord and his word.
(If you would like to recommend a senior to be spotlighted please contact the Atmore Advance at 368-2123 or e-mail us at newsroom@atmoreadvance. com)

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