A long road of singing revivals, concerts and 3rd. Sunday class singings in the triangle between Little Rock, Ar., TUPELO, MS. AND ST. LOUIS, MO., the family has three long play albums recorded in Nashville Tennessee to their credit.
The family worked in music from 1971 to 1976 at the Calvary Baptist church; in Paragould Ark. During this time, Junior Vester was pastor.
The children were raised in Bragg city Mo. and attended the Bragg city First Baptist church. Dr. HL McClanahan was pastor Tommy Mac was lead to the Lord under his ministry at a young age, years before, at Camp McClanahan near Friendship Mo.
Moma Doris was pretty well responsible for the childrens early and college education. Continually giving them encouragement, support and advice that would lead them in a direction that Tommy Mac knew very little about
until much later in life. Both children are now serving in a capacity helping others to understand and appreciate the better things our Lord has to offer and gain some appreciation for gift of music.
That Leaves Mom and Pop at home semi-retired, telling stories about their children Janeene and Gene. Bragging on Megan and Kelsey Carter, Janeenes children, she in teaches Choral music to choirs at the Gosnel, Ark. School, where her daughters attend. Also, Nathan Taft Mc Donald the grandson, the son of Gene and Teri Mc Donald who resides in Galatin, Tn. Gene is involved in his gospel music ministry, genemcdonaldonline.com, Teri has her gospel accessory store downtown Gallatin.
The rest of the story is history, never enough time, never enough and the schedules are tight.
Tommy Mac and Moma Doris, Both retired attend Bragg City Bapt. Church, Bragg City, Mo
Tommy Mac would like to show appreciation for his long time friend and radio mentor the late Mr. Rudy Pylant, who had the long running radio show OLD CAMP MEETING in Kennett Mo.
Mr. Rudy, a WWII Veteran, passed from this life on Pearl Harbor day Dec. 7 2003. He had a great listening audience and will be long remembered and missed dearly.