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Eric Ellis
Associate Pastor - Minister of Administration

Eric, a native of Centre, Alabama, graduated from Auburn University with a degree in General Business. He managed his family’s retail grocery stores, Big E Super Markets, for 15 years before receiving his Masters of Divinity degree in 2002 from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky through Lakeview’s extension program.

After graduating, Eric served as Associate Pastor, Minister of Administration, at St. Andrew Baptist Church in Panama City, Florida until returning to Lakeview in April, 2007 as Minister of Administration where he seeks to provide godly leadership in Lakeview’s personnel, finance, facilities and food service ministries.



  • Al Jackson

Associate Pastors

  • Cliff Knight
  • Eric Ellis
  • Grady Smith
  • Greg Key
  • Hal
  • Matthew McVay
  • John Dale Rector
  • Michael

Ministry Directors

  • Anna Slay
  • Joan Moreman
  • Joanna Call
  • Patty Chance

Administrative Support Staff

Betty Holland - Finances
Gretchen Hood - Assistant to the Pastor
Haley Wine - Music and College
Judy Green - Receptionist and Congregational Care
Marie Foshee - Preschool and Children
Pat Wilson - Membership and Internationals
Tammy McDonald - Administration and Missions
Terri Sollie - Adult Education, Prayer, and Media

Maintenance Support Staff

Carl Owens
Todd Turner
Will Bagley