First Baptist Church

About Benton First Baptist

Our Staff

​Anthony McCully, Senior Pastor

Anthony is married to his beautiful wife, Amy. They have three boys, Josiah, Kainen, and Liam. The McCully’s love to have fun by spending time fishing, working out, and chasing the boys around in their sports. Anthony has a Master’s of Divinity degree from Luther Rice Seminary and loves the church.


Mark Doom, Associate Pastor/Minister of Music

Mark, a native of Western Kentucky, is a graduate of Murray State University. He has served as minister of music for First Baptist Church for over 30 years. Mark is married to his high school sweetheart, Patsy, who is actively involved in the music ministry and ladies Bible studies at First Baptist Church. They have two wonderful daughters and son-in-laws, Melissa and Dustin, and Ellie and Vincent.


Daniel Crawley, Youth Pastor

Daniel has been in the ministry since he was born. Raised in a minister’s home, Daniel finally accepted the call to ministry himself in 2004. He served as lead pastor of Faith Baptist Church in Statesville, NC from 2009-June of 2016. He is also certified as a church planter with the North Carolina Baptist Convention. Daniel has his bachelor’s degree from the College at Southeastern and is currently pursuing a Master’s of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is married to Amanda and they have two little girls, Jillian and Jocelyn, and one son, Joel.


Margaret Siress, Children’s Minister

Margaret grew up in the Kevil area, and graduated from Murray State University. Margaret has served as the Children’s Minister since October 2011. Margaret is married to Jeff, who serves alongside in the Children’s Ministry as well as teaching Sunday School to middle school boys. Margaret and Jeff have a daughter, Maidie, and a son, Kiefer.


Patsy Doom, Secretary

Patsy began workings at FBC in June 1995. She is married to Mark Doom, Associate Pastor and Music Minister, and they have two lovely daughters and sons-in-law, Melissa & Dustin Bryant, Benton, Kentucky and Ellie & Vincent Thomas, Goodlettsville, Tennessee. Patsy enjoys singing in the choir and ladies Bible studies. Her favorite things are reading a good book, going for long nature walks and spending time with her family doing anything.

Christina Warmath, Financial Secretary

Christina joined our staff in November 2015. She has been married to her high school sweetheart, Lance, since October 2002. They have four children, one son, Dalton, and three daughters, Karsyn, Macyn, and Camryn. With four kids, they live a busy life with little down time. When they are not at the soccer field, they love to travel.