Team: Couples

Ron and Nan Deal

Ron and Nan Deal

Ron and Nan Deal have been married since 1986 and have three boys. In 2009 they lost their middle son, Connor, to a MRSA staph infection when he was 12 years old. Ron is a speaker with the ministry of FamilyLife®, the author of more than a dozen resources for families, and a licensed marriage […]

Joe and Becky Canal

Joe and Becky Canal

Joe and Becky Canal raised five boys, Joshua, Caleb, Gabriel, Joey, and Jesse, two of whom are now in heaven. Their oldest, Joshua, was born with a serious heart defect which he lived with for 17 years until he received a heart transplant in 1998. Josh lived 13 years after his transplant. During that time, […]

Jason and Amy Carter

Jason and Amy Carter

Jason and Amy Carter consider themselves blessed to be parents to three wonderful children, a son and two daughters. Their middle child, Katie Beth, went to heaven instantly on September 5, 2016, when she was in an auto accident on her way back to college. Jason and Amy founded Live & Love Ministries as a […]

Bill and Melissa McCollum

Bill and Melissa McCollum

Bill and Melissa McCollum’s 19-year-old son, Clint, went to Heaven on January 7, 2020, following a single car accident.  Bill works in IT support and Melissa is a nurse.  They have been married for 28 years and enjoy spending time with their daughter, Amber. Some of their greatest memories as a family are serving on mission trips to Guatemala, Uganda, […]

Curt and Stacy Davis

Curt and Stacy Davis

Curt and Stacy’s 16-year-old son, Caleb, went to be with his Savior on 04/07/2018 after being on life-support for 52 days due to complications from the flu.  His brothers, Colin and Carter, have surpassed him in age and are serving the Lord in various opportunities, just like Caleb did.  Curt has been the manager of […]

Tony and Teresa Davis

Tony and Teresa Davis

Tony and Teresa Davis’s son, Andrew, a pilot, was killed in a plane crash on November 30, 2018, at the age of 32. They have one daughter, Sarah, and four grandchildren. Tony is self-employed and Teresa is an RN. Teresa has written a devotional book about her spiritual journey after the loss of Andrew, and hosts […]

Bobby and Amy Smith

Bobby and Amy Smith

Bobby and Amy’s son, Joel, joined Jesus August 16, 2011 at the age of 5. He loved pretending to be a superhero like Batman and cancer was his ugliest villain. Bobby works with the Air National Guard as an aerial port technician and Amy is an ophthalmic technician. They enjoy taking their other two boys, […]

Matt and Stacie Zachary

Matt and Stacie Zachary

Matt and Stacie’s son, Matthew Austin, went to Heaven on May 23, 2008, at the age of 17. The Zacharys have been married since 1988 and have three other children … Mason, Emilee, and Audra Grace. They work together at their estate sale company, Farmhouse Estate Sales, and enjoy spending time with their beautiful grandchildren. […]

Rex and Mary Jones

Rex and Mary Jones

Rex and Mary’s son Zach went to Heaven on September 12, 2009, at the age of 21, due to an accidental prescription drug overdose. The Joneses have been married for over 40 years and are enjoying retirement in Arizona. They have a daughter, Tori, who is married to Mac and is the mother of their […]

Bob and Susan Wathen

Bob and Susan Wathen

Bob and Susan Wathen’s 18-year-old daughter Hannah died by suicide in May of 2015.  The Wathens are blessed with two other daughters and four grandchildren.  They have been involved in various ministries throughout the years, including several mission trips to Guatemala, college student ministry, and leading a While We’re Waiting Support Group in their hometown of […]

Stephen and Linda Quinn

Stephen and Linda Quinn

Stephen and Linda’s 20-year-old daughter, Samantha, went to Heaven in February of 2011.  She took her life following a long battle with Borderline Personality Disorder.   After Sam’s death, they found that their meager faith was not nearly enough to help them deal with this devastating loss. God led them to a much deeper faith, ultimately […]