Ministry Staff

Wes White
Senior Pastor
 
Wes is the Senior Pastor of Smithville Baptist Church. He has served for churches in Mississippi & Florida, as well as a missionary in Belize, a missionary executive in Mississippi, & was a youth pastor for several years in the 1980s. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies form Evangel University, a Master’s degree in Pastoral Counseling form Liberty University, & is in pursuit of a doctorate of Educational Ministries at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Wes & Jan, his wife, have 3 children and 3 grandchildren.
 
 
Logan McCoy
Youth Pastor
 
Logan is the Youth Pastor of Smithville Baptist Church. He has been serving at Smithville Baptist Church since May 2019. He is from Mantachie, MS, but now resides in Smithville. He graduated from Blue Mountain College with a degree in Christian Ministry in May 2019. He has served in many different ministry roles. Camp Counselor at Central Hills Baptist Retreat, Interim Youth Pastor at First Baptist Church Amory, MS. Summer Missionary serving in Sydney, Australia.
 
 
 
 
Ronnie Summerford
Worship Leader
 
Ronnie is the Worship Leader of Smithville Baptist Church. He has been serving as worship leader for Smithville Baptist Church since 1983. He was a member of the Messenger Quartet for over 20 years. He retired from True Temper after 40 years of work. He is married to Ladonna Summerford. They have 3 children and 8 grandchildren.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Amanda Bowen
Secretary
 
Amanda is the secretary of Smithville Baptist Church. She began this role in 2020. She is a apprentice facilitator in Trauma Healing and teaches a recovery program. She is married to Gordon Bowen, and they have 2 children.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Deacon Body

Teddy
Faulkner
Teddy has been a SBC member for 20 years. He attends with his wife, Judy and his daughter and son in law Dustin & April Hathcock and his granddaughter Reagan.

He serves as the Security director and the Sunday School director.

He retired from BNSF.

He enjoys spending time golfing, crappie fishing, and spending time with his granddaughter.

Michael
Hughey
Michael has been a SBC member for 8 years. He attends with my wife Joey and two daughters Hailey and Addie Grace. He also has a son and daughter in law (Jacob and Allie).

He serves as the 7th and 8th grade Sunday School Teacher.

He works for the Mississippi Forestry Commission as an Area Forester and Wildland Fire Fighter.

He enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time with his family.

 

Greg McNeese

Greg has been a SBC member for 27 years.

He attends with his wife, Lisa and his 2 children, Claire and Will.
 
He serves as the Adult Sunday School teacher.
 

He works as a Material Manager at True Temper.

 
He enjoys spending time with his family, golfing and hunting.
Joe Hal Morgan
Joe Hal has been a SBC member for 45 years.
He attends with his wife, Phyllis, his son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Jennie Morgan, and grandson, Stuart.
 
He has served as a deacon since February 1993.

He is retired.

He enjoys spending time fishing.

Phil
Prewitt
Phil has been a SBC member for 9 years. He attends with his wife, Shannon and his two sons, Brady and Andrew.

He also serves as the college and career Sunday School teacher at SBC.

He works as a Cattle farmer/business owner.

He enjoys spending time hunting, hiking, traveling, foreign and domestic missions, MSU sports, anything that includes family time.

Jordan
Summerford
Jordan has been a SBC member for over 30 years.
He attends with his wife, Laura, his son, Collin and daughter, Isabelle.

He works as the Monroe County Truancy Officer.

He enjoys spending time playing golf and hunting.

 
Rollin
Turnage
Rollin has been a SBC member for 10 years. He attends with his wife Betty.

They have 2 children, 8 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild.

He serves as a the Adult 5- Sunday School teacher.

He retired as the president of wood products company.

He enjoys spending time hunting and being a gamekeeper.

Additional Church Staff
Lisa McNeese
Pianist
LaDonna Summerford
Organist
Carol Harper
Custodian
Gilbert Whitehead
Grounds Maintenance