JACKSON, Tenn. – Nov. 3, 2011 – Mark Conway, pastor of Zion Baptist Church in Brownsville and father of three Union University students, died Oct. 31 of a heart attack at age 56.
Conway and his wife, Lisa, have three daughters and one son. Their daughter Sarah Anne Conway graduated from Union in 2009, and their daughter Rachel Conway Stewart is a 2010 Union graduate. Their son David is a senior at Union. Their daughter Hannah has applied to attend Union next year.
“Union University has been blessed through the years from the friendship of Mark Conway and his wonderful family,” Union President David S. Dockery said. “We are certainly grateful for the life and ministry of Mark Conway. He was a faithful minister of the gospel, husband and father. Our prayers will continue for the Conway family in days ahead.”
The funeral was held Nov. 2 at Zion Baptist Church. Memorials may be made to the church at 77 Upper Zion Road, Brownsville, Tenn., 38012.
Due to inclement weather, all Union campuses will be closed on Thursday, March 5, with all day and evening classes canceled.
The wellness center will open at 10 a.m. and close at 8 p.m., and the aquatic center will be open from 1-3 p.m.
Friday's Preview Day has been canceled.
Nathan Shoemaker's junior recital has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 12, at 7:30 p.m. in Hartley Recital Hall.
Brewer Dining Hall will be open from 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. for continuous service.