Elders

Barnhill

Roy Barnhill

Roy and Carlene were married in 1975. Roy has 3 children from his first marriage (his first wife passed away at age 30), 2 children with Carlene, 9 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild.

Roy worked at Eglin AFB for 43 years and is now retired after working 2 other jobs. He has been an Elder since 1993 and has previously served as a Deacon.

Roy enjoys fishing, hunting, and piddling around the house doing various jobs. He’s also a University of Florida sports fan.

Carlene was a homemaker until 1998 and served as our church secretary until 2020.

 

Martin

Joe Martin

Joe and Gloria have been married since 1969. They both have a Masters degree in Education, with Joe teaching at least 40 years before retiring and Gloria teaching 35 years before retirement.

Joe has served as a Bible class teacher, deacon in charge of education, and now is presently an elder. Gloria teaches Bible class for Lads to Leaders/Leaderettes and participates in Sisters in Service.

The Martin’s two daughters and their families also attend the congregation. The Martins have 8 grandchildren, 2 dogs, and a cat.

Joe is an avid fisherman and is the President of the Crestview Bass Association. Gloria’s hobbies include reading and sewing, and both enjoy spending time with their family.

 

Sauls

Frank Sauls

Frank was born in Melbourne, Florida and grew up in Fernandina Beach (Amelia Island).  He and his family moved to Florala, AL where he attended High School.

After graduation from Junior College he went into the military as a radiology technologist, he later earned his MHA from Chapman University and retired from the Army in 1993.  He is employed at the Trauma Center at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola. He enjoys traveling and is a long time Alabama fan, his favorite hobby is working on his sleight of hand tricks for entertainment purposes.

He has served as deacon of benevolence and then later served in the Young Married Ministries at a previous congregation (Lakeview COC) in Tacoma, WA.  He served as deacon over education for several years at Airport Road Church of Christ before being installed as an Elder.  To date he has made two missionary trips to Panama.  These trips have encouraged him to sharpen his Spanish, as well as learning how to make balloon animals to help entertain the children when they visit the children cancer ward on those trips.

Frank and Anne have been married since 1973 and have three grown children and three grandchildren.   Anne is involved with SIS and the card ministry; she also leads a ladies bible class on Wednesday nights and is a former bookkeeper.  Although empty nesters, they still enjoy the patter of little feet within their home from their five fur babies, four Papillons and a Chihuahua.