Tom grew up at Beech Fork while his wife Burnette attended Morgantown Church of Christ in Christian Union. Tom graduated from Jefferson High School at Blue Creek. He is a successful businessman owning a timber business and a convenience store. Tom served as assistant pastor for about 20 years, until he recently became our pastor. He preaches regularly and is a gifted pianist, contributing his talent to the wonderful music at the church. His wife Burnette teaches at the Pike County Vocational school and is an anointed teacher for the Adult Sunday School Class. They sang with the Beech Fork Quartet for many years in revivals and camp meetings and still sing at the home church frequently. They have two daughters: Amy, married to Dennis Lintz and Ashley, married to Bo Wilson..