Dwight McComb, a native Mississippian, grew up in Mathiston, Mississippi where he graduated from Mathiston High School. He received a B.S. degree and an M.A. degree from Mississippi State University. He and his wife, Sallie Gardner McComb, moved to Aberdeen in 1966 as newlyweds to work in the Aberdeen School System.
He worked as a teacher and coach, and later the High School principal, and Sallie worked as an elementary teacher. They have two children, Dr. William Dwight McComb, Jr. and Kathryn McComb Elliot and six grandchildren. A long-time member of the Aberdeen Church of Christ, Dwight became a deacon in the church in January 1982, and on January 18, 2004, he was appointed as an elder, a position he is honored to still serve presently.
Todd was born in Aberdeen, MS and graduated from Aberdeen High in 1983. He was a 1987 Magna Cum Laude graduate from the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Accounting degree. Upon graduation he worked for KPMG Peat Marwick in Nashville, TN. In 1988, he returned to Aberdeen and went to work at Monroe Kut, Inc. where he is currently employed.
He married Debbie Riley in 1985 and they have two daughters, Michael Ann and Laura Leigh. Michael Ann is married to Jim Tally, and they have two sons, Grayson and Jase. They live in Saltillo, MS. Laura Leigh is married to Jake Nabors, and they have one daughter, Ryleigh. They live in Kosciusko, MS.
Todd was appointed to serve as a deacon for the Aberdeen church in 1999. On January 25, 2009 he was ordained as an elder for the Aberdeen congregation. Todd also serves as one of the song leaders and has taught various Bible classes through the years. Currently he teaches the Sunday morning senior adult class.
John is a life-long resident of Aberdeen, MS and has attended the Aberdeen Church of Christ since birth. His grandfather, Hugo Allmond, was the preacher during the mid-1950s and his father, Tom Allmond, was an elder for several years until his passing in 2018. He is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Mississippi State University with a degree in business. John and his wife, Emily, have 3 children: Taylor, Syd, and Sawyer. John runs his family printing business and officiates college football.
John is involved and hosts multiple outreach programs in the church. He and his daughter, Taylor, served on a mission trip to Honduras in 2013. John prints all the evangelism material for the church in his family’s printing business including the church bulletin. John was ordained as an elder of the church at Aberdeen in 2018.
A native of Tennessee, brother Hagar attended Tennessee Tech University earning his Bachelor of Arts in history. He graduated from the Memphis School of Preaching in 2013. He further graduated Summa Cum Laude from Union University in 2015 earning his M.A. in cultural religious history. Jonathan married Anna Bennett in 2013. They have been happily married ever since with two children, Della and Declan (twins). Jonathan has worked in the church ministry since 2008, traveling abroad as a missionary to Guyana, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago. He served as the youth minister at Arlington Church of Christ (TN) from 2009 to 2011. Brother Hagar worked as the associate minister at Brakebill Church of Christ (AR) from 2011 to 2013, and as the full-time pulpit minister at Cheyenne Church of Christ (OK) from 2013 to 2019 and currently serves as the pulpit minister at the Aberdeen Church of Christ (MS). Jonathan has preached on several gospel meetings, Christian camps, VBS meetings, and summer series. He has hosted television and radio shows preaching the Word and authored hundreds of online articles and newspaper articles and several books teaching the Bible.
Our Youth Minister
Edwin, a native Mississippian, was raised around different parts of the world and the U.S. He moved back to Mississippi in 2013 to attend Mississippi State University, where he received his B.S. in Secondary Math Education. While in Starkville, Edwin was part of the University Christian Student Center at Starkville Church of Christ. He started his work as a youth minister at Berry’s Chapel Church of Christ in Franklin, TN as the interim for the summer and fall of 2017. He became the youth mister at Aberdeen Church of Christ that same fall. In addition to being a youth minister, he currently works at Amory High School in Amory, MS as a math teacher. While in high school, he was part of several mission trips to Casa De La Esperanza in Anáhuac, Chihuahua, Mexico. As a youth minister, he has spoken at different summer camps, work camps, youth and Church retreats, and for other local congregations.