Mr. McClure is a 1979 graduate of East Texas Baptist University in Marshall, Texas. He and his wife of 29 years, Carole, have raised five children.
Upon reading the hand written journals of Reverend John Thompson Price, Mr. McClure saw a great value in his writings and felt that they would be appreciated by many.
This is the story of the life of Reverend John Thompson Price taken from his own, handwritten journals. He grew up in east Tennessee with many hardships just after the Civil War, living with his family on several different farms in the Cumberland Mountains and in the Sequatchie Valley in Wilson County, Tennessee.
Red Bank, Cookeville, McMinnville, Cleveland, Chattanooga, Dayton, Sweetwater, Ocoee, Georgetown and Chestouie are just a few of the communities that he traveled to with a horse and buggy in the late 1800's and early 1900's. He later preached in Rockwall, Texas, Golden City, Missouri, and Centerview, Missouri, in the 1920's, 30's and 40's.
Read of his romance and marriage to Miss Nettie Hickman from Dayton, Tennessee, and of their first church in Bel Buckle.
This book includes lists of marriages performed by Reverend Price and genealogies of his family.