(985) 856-9017

Director: David B. Jones

David is the director of the McCarty Student Center on the campus of Texas State University in San Marcos, TX.

David is married to Kathy Louise and has been for more than forty-seven years.  They have two children (Shelly Cates, Wayne Jones), a son-in-love (Daniel Cates) and a daughter-in-love (Shana Kaye Jones).  Daniel is the local evangelist for the Independence church of Christ in Independence, MS.  Wayne is the local evangelist for the University church of Christ in San Marcos, TX.  David and Kathy have six grand children (five daughters and one son).

David is a 1986 graduate of Memphis School of Preaching.  He has preached locally in congregations in MS, TN and LA.  David has made nine missions trips to Russia and two to Jamaica.  David taught classes for MSOP overall for about 12 years (Five years on staff).  Kathy worked for fifteen and one half years as a secretary and manager of the bookstore.  David served the Sardis Lake Christian Camp for more than twenty years (sixteen of which as a director of second session).  He has also served the Indian Creek Youth Camp for the past several years.  David and Kathy have conducted numerous teacher-training workshops (Kathy is an excellent visual aids creator and presenter for ladies).  David has spoken on numerous lectureships in various states and held gospel meetings in many places.

David is a graduate of Northwest Community College and also attended the University of Mississippi in Southaven and Oxford, MS.

(512) 392-4780

Secretary: Judy Harrell

Judy Harrell is the new secretary at McCarty Student Center located near the Texas State University in San Marcos, TX.

Judy has been married to Alan for 50 years.  They are both graduates of Texas State and are McCarty alumni.  They have 2 children, David and Courtney, a beautiful daughter-in-law, Tina, and 2 fabulous granddaughters and a very spoiled Maltese Yorkie.

Judy is a 1971 graduate of Southwest Texas State (now Texas State).  She taught first grade at Crockett Elementary for 33 years.  After retirement she taught toddlers and infants in the Early Head Start Program for about 10 years.  She taught cradle roll and first and second grade Bible classes at the University Church of Christ for many years.  She went to Jamaica one summer to teach Vacation Bible School in St. Anne’s Bay and to Arusha, Tanzania on a mission trip in 2005.  Alan worked for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company for 30 years and now works in grounds maintenance at Texas State University.