Past Denman Evangelism Award Winners

Each year the North Alabama Conference recognizes the outstanding evangelism ministry of at least 1 lay person and 1 clergy person with the Denman Evangelism Award. Below is a list of past North Alabama Conference recipients.

1985
Lay - Mr. Jesus Zavala
Clergy - Dr. T. Michael Morgan

1986   
Lay - Mrs. Jesse Ryan
Clergy - Dr. H. Robert Leverett

1987   
Lay - Rev. Todd Henderson*
Clergy - Rev. Kennith J. Bishop

1988   
Lay - Mr. Floyd Chaplin
Clergy - Dr. R. Laurence Dill, III

1989   
Lay - Mrs. JoAnn Newton
Clergy - Dr. Will L. Garrett

1990   
Lay - Mrs. Elizabeth O. Howard
Clergy - Dr. H. McCreal Chapman

1991   
Lay - Mrs. Cathy Bryant
Clergy - Rev. S. Joseph Elmore, Jr.

1992   
Lay - Mr. Robert E. Robinson
Clergy - Dr. Donald G. Wright

1993   
Lay - Rev. Carlton Brooks*
Clergy - Dr. Rudell Guess

1994   
Lay - Mr. David Rhinehart
Clergy - Rev. Beaul D. Hunkapiller

1995   
Lay - Mr. Billy Barron
Clergy - Rev. John Limbaugh

1996   
Lay - Mrs. Shirley Brown
Clergy - Rev. Michael Stonbraker
Clergy - Rev. James C. Robertson

1997   
Lay - Ms. Donna King
Clergy - Rev. Charles E. Herron

1998   
Lay - Ms. Sharon Fuller
Clergy - Rev. John W. Tanner

1999   
Lay - Mr. Hobson Manasco
Clergy - Dr. Terry L. Greer
Clergy - Rev. James Stringfellow

2000   
Lay - Ms. Jeana & Mr. Dwight Swaim
Clergy - Rev. Dale R. Cohen
Clergy - Bishop Robert E. Fannin

2001   
Lay - Ms. Karen Thompson
Clergy - Dr. Mark Lacey

2002   
Lay - Ms. Hilda Walker
Clergy - Rev. Paul Lawler

2003   
Lay - Mr. Samuel B. Abston
Lay - Mrs. Gloria Holt
Clergy - Dr. James A. Savage
Clergy - Rev. David A. Tubbs

2004   
Lay - Mr. Joseph P. Hooven
Lay - Dr. Dick Freeman
Clergy - Rev. Richard L. Stryker, III

2005   
Lay - Mr. John David Crowe
Clergy - Rev. Fernando del Castillo

2006   
Lay - Mr. Paul Wiegert
Clergy - Rev. Robert Sparkman

2007
Lay - Mirna Bourn
Lay - Brandon Young
Clergy - Dr. Kenneth Dunivant

2008
Lay - Don Barham
Clergy - Rev. Calvin Havins
Clergy - Rev. Glenn Keedy

2009
Lay - Sherri Bassham
Clergy - Rev. Melody Traylor

2010
Lay - Walter Maddox
Clergy - Rev. Mike Pope

2011
Lay - Robert Riggs
Lay - Wannell Scott
Clergy - Rev. J. David Sherrell

2012
Lay - Judy Berry
Clergy - Rev. Albert Smith

2013
Lay - Davie Williams
Lay - Dr. Hardin Coleman
Clergy - Rev. Matt Scott

2014
Lay - Bobby Jack Kerley
Clergy - Rev. Shane Harris

2015
Lay - Neal Fuller Jr.
Clergy - Rev. Gresh Harbuck

2016
Lay - Carol Gargus
Clergy - Rev. Robert Lancaster
Youth - Brett Staggs

2017
Lay - Stephen Stroud
Clergy -Rev. Terry Bentley
Youth -Tamya DeWitt

*NOTE: Some past lay winners of the Denman Evangelism Award have, since that time, become ordained clergy.

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