Rev. Thomas L. McMinn Jr


Retired elder Rev. Thomas L. McMinn Jr. died Friday, September 14, 2012.

The arrangements are as follows:

  • The funeral will be Tuesday, September 18, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Union United Methodist Church (230 Union Church Road, Wellington,  AL 36279)
  • The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
  • Burial will be in Union UMC Cemetery with full military honors.

Chaplain McMinn was born in Guntersville, Ala. and grew up in the Anniston, Wellington and Weaver areas.  A graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, McMinn served a tour of duty in Japan as an infantry officer.  After earning a Master's Degree of Divinity at Emory University he rejoined the military to serve as a U.S. Army Chaplain.  Chaplain McMinn retired from the US Army in 1980 as a Colonel after 31 years of service.  After his retirement, he returned to Alabama and faithfully served as pastor of  Union UMC for 20 years.

Please remember his wife Martha and their family in your prayers.

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