2017-12-27 / Front Page

Ooley to retire after 37 years


Floyd and Arlene Ooley Floyd and Arlene Ooley Reverend Floyd “Sonny” Ooley of Spencer will retire after 37 years in the ministry; he was ordained by the American Baptist Churches of Indiana and Kentucky.

Rev. Ooley, fondly known as Sonny, has been the pastor of Eminence Baptist Church in Morgan County for 34 of those 37 years. Rev. Ooley began his ministry serving Garrard Chapel Church in Bowling Green and Whitaker Baptist Church in Paragon before coming to Eminence Baptist Church.

Rev. Ooley, along with his wife and ministry helpmate, Arlene, cordially invite the public to attend his last day in the pulpit on Dec. 31, 2017.

The celebration will include a special service at Eminence Baptist Church starting at 10:30 a.m. with a pitch in lunch following the message.

Eminence Baptist Church is located at 6510 State Road 42, Martinsville (downtown Eminence). If weather is inclement, the service will be held the following Sunday. For more information contact Roe Wrede at 765-795-6847

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