Judson, Stewart, & Truett Baptist Associations

Greg Ernsberger

Director of Missions 

Greg currently serves as the Director of Missions for the JST Baptist 

Association. He is originally from Maryville, TN. Greg graduated from Hiwasse 

College with an Associate Degree,  UT Knoxville with a Bachelor of Science, and 

Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity.

Greg has served as associate pastor for First Baptist Church Dover, served as an IMB 

missionary, and pastored Grace Baptist Church in Dover, TN. He served as the 

Volunteers Missions Coordinator for the JST Association for several years.

Cell: (931)627-4151

Email: oitsgreg@yahoo.com

William Gray

Associate Director of Missions 

William is the current pastor at Bear Spring Baptist Church in Dover, TN. He is

the retired Director of Missions in Judson, Stewart and Truett Baptist Association 

in Tennessee. He served there for 30 years. Previously, he served as a Pastor for 10

years in Kentucky and Tennessee. He has preached over 400 Revivals and led

missions trip in several countries. 

He was Born in Logan Co. Kentucky, he is married to Linda (Brown) married for 

45 years, also a native of Logan County. They have four children, seven 

grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

He is a graduate of Mid-Continent Baptist College (served as Trustee several times) and Friendship Graduate School, both in

Kentucky. He has also attended Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.

Cell: (931)237-3856

Email: william@jstba.com

Ashlinn Turnbow

Administrative Assistant

Ashlinn is originally from Chattanooga, TN, but married a Dickson County boy

over 10 years ago. She has two children who have truly changed the course of 

her life. 

Before children, Ashlinn taught high school English, but decided to stay home 

as much as possible to raise her children. She graduated from Union University

with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Bethel University with a Masters 

in Instructional Leadership. Her husband Josh currently works as an attorney

for the District Attorney's office in the 23rd district.

Her and her family serve along side their brothers and sisters in Christ at Pomona Baptist Church in Dickson, TN. 

Cell: (423)827-8585

Email: ashlinn@jstba.com

Ralph Stone


Ralph presides over the official meetings like the Executive Board that meets once a 

year and the Annual meeting in October. Ralph currently serves as Interim Pastor at 

FBC Dover. 

Cell: (931)278-7359

Email: ralphwarrenstone@gmail.com

David Deavers


The Vice-Moderator supports the Moderator in the Administration of the work of the 

association. David also serves as the Chairman of the Budget Committee for the 

association. He also serves as the pastor at Immanuel Baptist Church. 

Cell: (931) 622-3772

Email: imapest@aol.com

Bill Lowe

Disaster Relief Director 

Bill is a member at Trace Creek Baptist Church. Bill has served in disaster relief for 

many years. 

Cell: (931) 299-0435

Email: lowebillr@gmail.com

Jeanie Shannon

VBS Director 

Jeanie is a member at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. Jeanie has been involved

in VBS director for many years and loves VBS!

Cell: (931) 627-1115

Email: jeanie_irene@yahoo.com

Cody Robinson

Youth Director

Cody is a member of Sylvia Baptist Church and serves as youth pastor 

there. Cody also serves as Youth Director for the association.

Cell: (901) 413-6728

Email: cody@sylviabaptist.com

Carmen Westerman

WMU Director and Treasurer

Carmen is a member of Pomona Baptist Church. Carmen has served in the WMU for

many years. She also serves as associational treasurer. 

Cell: (615) 289-4065

Email: carmenwesterman@gmail.com