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Meet The Team


Gene Mattison


Gene and Tammie have been married for 34 years and have 3 daughters; Rachel, Hannah, Tori, and two sons-in-law, Jarred and Sam. They have been members of Central Baptist Church for 28 years. Gene loves astronomy, reading, barbecuing, and cheering on his beloved Texas Longhorns.


Benji Edwards

Youth Pastor

Benji has been at Central since 

January 2019. Benji is married

to Christine and they have three kids; Ezekiel, Elisha, and Everleigh. Benji enjoys spending time with

family, listening to worship music, traveling, watching and playing sports.


Melinda Henderson
Executive Administrator

Melinda has been at Central since October 2012. She is married to Scott and they have threekids; Tyler,Trey,and Lydia. 

Melinda enjoys baking and spending time

with her family.


Jeannie Williams
CCA Director

Jeannie has been the director of

CCA since May 2023.


Jaraka Potts
Children's Director

Jaraka has been at Central since June 2022. Jaraka and her husband Jace have three kids; Maddox, Aria and Bearik. Jaraka enjoys spending time with her family, watching her kids play sports, music, reading, and baking.


Felicia Deaton

Administrative Assistant

Felicia has worked at Central since July 2015. She is married to Jeremy and they have five kids; Samantha, Noah, Lizzie, Parker, Will, and a son-in-law, Dennis. Felicia enjoys watching her kids play sports and spending time with family.

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