|Terry Basham II, Pastor|
|Terry was born into a Baptist pastor’s home in Illinois, and was home schooled and raised in Church. He was involved in the ministry his entire life, but was not saved until he was fifteen at the Calvary Baptist Church in Flora, Illinois, where his Father was the pastor. He was baptized there, and surrendered to preach there too! He attended a Baptist College in Arkansas, where he met and married Valerie Courtney. They have five children, and after pastoring in Texas and Arkansas, the Lord led them to come and serve the congregation of Bethel Baptist Church.|
|Valerie Basham, Pastor’s Wife|
|Valerie was born in America’s first National Park, Hot Springs, Arkansas. She was the third child of two of the finest Christians you’ll ever meet, who lived out before her their lives of faith and service to the Lord Jesus. She was saved when she was fifteen while assisting with a Summer Tent Crusade ministry, and was baptized at Victory Baptist Church in Benton, Arkansas. Valerie is a mother of five, and she teaches them all at home!
You can see what she’s up to by visiting her website, where she chronicles her life with five always on kids, and one slightly distracted husband.
|Randy Mosley, Treasurer|
|Randy Mosley has lived in southwest Oklahoma all of his life. He was saved at the age of 19 and became a member of the Sulphur Missionary Baptist Church at Reed, OK. After his marriage to Gloria in 1971, they moved to Snyder where they were active members of First Baptist Church. He was a teacher and served as a deacon for 25 years.
Randy attended Panhandle State University and has an associate degree in Drafting & Design from Cameron University. He is a registered land surveyor and in 1984 he founded North Fork Surveying & Drafting in Snyder.
He joined Bethel Baptist Church in January 2003. He served as Bethel’s Recording Secretary for nine years, and presently serves as Treasurer.
|Larry Hodgin, Financial Secretary|
|Larry Hodgin was born in Frankfurt, Germany in 1952, and grew up in Lawton, Oklahoma. He was saved in 1963 at Bible Baptist Church in Lawton, and in 1968 became a member of Bethel Baptist Church. He graduated from Lawton High School in 1970, and also attended Cameron University. On January 27, 1978, Larry married Kathy McLean, also a member of Bethel. They have three married children and eight grandchildren.
Larry works with Kathy at their Home Day Care, and fulfills the duty of Van Driver. He served for three years as Treasurer of Bethel Baptist Church, and currently serves in the positions of Financial Secretary, Usher, and Chairman of the Board of Trustees.
|Kathy Hodgin, Church Clerk|
|Kathy McLean Hodgin was born at Camp Pendleton, California; and she grew up in Vista, California, where she was saved in 1969. After her family moved to Lawton, Oklahoma, Kathy joined Bethel Baptist Church in 1972 and was an active member of the Youth Group. She graduated from Lawton High School in 1975; and on January 27, 1978, Kathy married Larry Hodgin, also a member of Bethel Baptist. They have two daughters and one son, all married; and eight beautiful grandchildren.
Kathy stays very busy running their Home Daycare, and also cares for her mother Ruby, one of Bethel Baptist’s most faithful members. She currently serves as Bethel Baptist’s Church Clerk, a position she has aptly filled for several years.
|Steve Fair, Music Director|
|Steve Fair grew up in Bethel Baptist Church. He has attended off and on here since he was eight. Steve is the church music director, and served six years as church treasurer. He is a graduate of Cameron University, is engaged in consumer product sales and is the National Committeeman for the Oklahoma Republican Party. He and his wife Debbie live outside Duncan, Oklahoma, have two children and four grandchildren.|
|Debbie Fair, Church Pianist|
|Debbie Fair is an Oklahoma native. She has been a member of Bethel Baptist Church off and on for forty years. Debbie graduated from Cameron University, where she met her husband. Debbie taught music in the Duncan school system for 39 years. She and her husband Steve were married in 1973, have two children and four grandchildren.|
|Steve Wilkinson, Recording Secretary|
|Steve Wilkinson was born at RACH at Fort Sill, OK. He grew up in Lawton, OK, attending Union Baptist Church where he was saved at a young age. At Union Baptist, Steve was an active member of the choir and youth department.
Steve is a 1976 graduate of Eisenhower High School, a 1981 graduate of Cameron University, and a 1993 graduate of Baylor University with a Masters in Healthcare Administration. Steve met his wife Pat while attending Cameron in 1977. He entered the U.S. Army in May 1981, and was assigned to Fort Hood, TX. Steve and Pat were married at Fort Hood, TX, August 7, 1982, and traveled around the globe serving God and country for twenty-two years.
After nineteen years away from Lawton, Steve, Pat, and son Patrick returned to Fort Sill, OK, in June 2000, to care for Steve’s father. Steve is a retired Army Medical Service Corps Officer of twenty-two years and President/CEO of a Transcription Company.
Steve has been a member of Bethel Baptist Church since 2000, and currently teaches Junior High Boys Sunday School. Steve and Pat have five children and four grandchildren.
|Pat Wilkinson, Recording Secretary|
|Pat Wilkinson is an Arkansas native. During her younger years she lived on the family farm in Poplar Grove, AR. She was saved at the age of twelve at First Baptist Church in Oneida, AR. Pat graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Cameron University, where she met her husband Steve in August 1977. She also has a Master’s degree in Management and Leadership from Webster University.
Pat and Steve were married in August 7, 1982, and after traveling with the military for twenty-two years, retired in Lawton, OK in June 2003. She is employed at Fort Sill as the Chief of the Housing Division.
Pat has been a member of Bethel Baptist Church since 2000, and currently teaches High School Girls Sunday School. Pat and Steve have five children and four grandchildren.
|Wayne Parrish, Sound System Coordinator|
|Wayne Parrish was born in Davidson, OK, and raised in Missouri and Oklahoma. He was saved in 1959 at the age of 16 at Southside Baptist Church in Lawton, and graduated from Lawton High School in 1961. In 1965, he joined Bethel Baptist Church, and that same year married Betty Weatherly, the younger sister of the Pastor’s wife. Wayne and Betty have two sons, three grandsons, and one lively great-grandson.
Wayne is an air conditioning technician in Lawton, and often lends his skill to the maintenance of Bethel’s equipment. His duties as Sound System Coordinator include recording sermons and music specials to computer and CD, as well as making copies. Wayne has also served as the Adult Class Secretary for over forty years.