Mary Arthur has a Bachelors Degree in Psychology from Troy University. She has been a member of First Church since 1988. In 2003 she retired from the Department of Defense with twenty nine (29) years of civil service. Mary joined the staff of First Church in 2004. She is married to Robert Arthur and they have two sons, Nolan, who serves in the United States Marine Corp and Mark, who lives in Nashville, Tennessee. Mary also enjoys reading, cooking and shopping.