The following men serve the Southside congregation out of a love for souls and the Lord's Church.


Eddie Arrington

Eddie and Sharon Arrington have worshipped at Southside since 1983.  Eddie became a Deacon in 2001 and an Elder in 2007.  Eddie and Sharon have lived in Jacksonville their entire lives.  They married in 1977 and have two adult children, Kyle and Katie.  Eddie is owner of Arrington Lumber and Pallet Co.


Jason Campbell

Jason was raised in a gospel centered home by Van and Linda, with his sister Christy.  Originally from Beaumont, Jason’s family moved to Bullard, Texas in 1983 and he was baptized into Christ in 1984.  He and Cindy married April 7, 1990 and are blessed with two beautiful girls, Sarah Grace and Katie Elizabeth.  They own Campbell Custom Homes, Inc.  Members of the Southside Church of Christ since May 2015, Jason was appointed as an Elder in 2016. 


Luke Smith

Luke has attended Southside all of his life.  He became a deacon in 2001 and has served as treasurer since.  Luke was appointed as an Elder in 2016.  He and his wife, Mollie, have been married since 1995; they have four children, Jolie (18), Rhett (16), Kate (13), and Maecy (11).


Mike Terry

Mike and Beverly Terry have been members at Southside since 1984.  Mike has served as an Elder since 2001. Michael and Nikki, their son and daughter in law, live in College Station and attend Southwest Church of Christ there.


Clay Thornton

Clay and Missy married in 1996 and live in Tyler, Texas.  Their relationship with the brethren at Southside began in the early 2000’s when Clay did “fill in” preaching for the congregation.  In 2013, after preaching full time for 7 years, Clay and Missy moved back to the Tyler area and began worshipping at Southside.  Currently, Clay serves as one of the shepherds and helps with the preaching on a part time basis.  Clay and Missy have two daughters, Caly and Abby.


Rick Turner

Rick and his wife Barbara were married in 1981 and located to Jacksonville.  Rick was gently led to the Lord by his wife and was baptized into Christ in 1985.  Rick has served as a Deacon at Southside since 2007, and recently assumed the privilege to serve as an Elder (2016).  Rick and Barbara have three adult children.


Dean Dublin

Dean and his wife Jill are a great blessing to the work here at Southside.  Dean has served as a deacon since 2016. 


Tony McLeroy

Tony and his wife Cheryl are wonderful servents at Southside.  Tony has served as a deacon since 2016. 


Donald Gelles

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Donald joined the work at Southside in November 2016.  He has been a gospel preacher for 26 years and has preached in five States. Donald and his wife Alicia have been married for 22 years and have three chirldren.  Bryce (19), Josh (16) and a married daughter Baily (husband Tim) Stackhouseskie.  Donald is a huge baseball fan and supports the Cleveland Indians.

  December 2017  
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