Our Elders

Elders are the spiritual leaders of the local church body. We currently have five godly men serving as our elders.  If you have any questions about the church, these are the men to ask.

Buddy Driver (797-9508 or herberld8@aol.com)
Buddy is married to Brenda and they have 3 children, 3 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Buddy is a retired Maintenance Supervisor with Nashville Gas Company.

Terry Gross (797- 3878 or attgross@dcbe.org or TerryGross@comcast.net)
Terry and is wife Kathleen have two children, Kyle and Kaley. Terry teaches schools at the New Directions Academy in Charlotte, TN. Terry and Kathleen have 2 grandchildren.

Jay Wilkins (829-1175 or  jewilkins@aol.com)
Jay and his wife Marilyn have 3 grown children (Julie, Tommy and Eric) and 6  grandchildren. Jay is a graduate of Purdue University and is a retired engineer, and former chairman of Ohio Bible Camp. He and Marilyn have made 2 mission trips to Nicaragua.

Larry Osborne (797-3939 or ldosborne1952@gmail.com)
Larry is a retired engineer with BellSouth. He is an avid sportsman. He loves hunting and fishing and the UT Vols. Larry and his wife, Janet have 4 grown children and 5 grandchildren.

Doug Couch (973-9652 or tdcouch3@juno.com)
Doug is a graduate from Freed-Hardeman University, Amridge University, and East Tennessee School of Preaching and Missions. He and his wife Debbie have 3 grown daughters, Tamara, Tara & Tiffany, two sons-in-Law, Larry and Alan, and 4 grandsons Carson, Carter, Ethan and Enoch and I granddaughter, Sydney. His hobbies are running, hiking, and reading. He has made several mission trips to Russia, Jamaica, and Nicaragua.

To make disciples beginning in the White Bluff area, to build up the faithful, and to promote unity of purpose of all actions