Senior Pastor

Joseph Tillery

Joseph Tillery and his wife joined us June 7, 2015.  Pastor Joseph attended Ouachita Baptist University receiving his BA in Sociology/Religion/History.  He continued his education at Eastern New Mexico Universtiy.  The Tillery's are frequent leaders at marriage enrichment events and parenting seminars, in addition to often leading Sunday School growth seminars.  They have been married for over 40 years.  They have two married daughters, A. J. (Angela) Laird, and Katie Cook, and three grandchildren.

We are very blessed to have Bro. Joseph and Sharon!

Youth Minister

Chad Cook

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 Chad Cook  has been doing an amazing job with our young people since returning to this position in the middle of December 2015.


Ministry Assistant /Organist

Zelda Ellison

Zelda  taught English and computers in the public school system for 34 years.  Since retiring from teaching, Zelda taught briefly for Wayland Baptist University's Community Classroom before joining the staff at First Baptist Church as Secretary in 2006. Daughter, Tiffany, lives in Abilene with her husband Daniel and her four children, Kallin, Madi, Ella, and Nixon.

Zelda also serves as the church organist.  "I am not  really an organist, but there doesn't seem to be many of "those" around, so I have the privilege of serving in that position.  And I LOVE playing music with Ann!"

Nursery Supervisor

Linda Graves

Linda Graves started serving as our Nursery Supervisor in July of 2014.   We are SO blessed to have her! 


Amber Graves

Amber Graves has joined the staff of First Baptist Church Lockney as our Custodian.  We know Amber to be a hard worker--one who serves wholeheartedly in service to our congregation and our Lord. Welcome, Amber!


Ann Race

Ann Race is the long-time church pianist.  She has two grown sons, Carl and Randy, who have families of their own. She has a wonderful, God-given musical talent.  Everyone delights in listening to her music.  We thank God for Ann and what she adds to our worship services.

  January 2021  
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