Virgil Hammontree grew up in the area surrounding Chattanooga, TN.  He has been in Henderson, KY for the last 9 years.  He has been a minister and evangelist since 1978.  He has served in churches from South Carolina, Idaho, California and Illinois.   He was trained in ministry at White’s Ferry School of Biblical Studies and Trevecca University.  He is married to Freida Williams Hammontree.  They have 3 children and 7 grandchildren.  Virgil thinks that “Being a part of the Central congregation is a tremendous privilege.”