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Staff 

HOUSTON BYNUM, administrator
Houston is a native of Tennessee and a graduate of Freed-Hardeman, Harding, and Harding Graduate School of Religion. He has served as minister for churches Christ and has served as administrator at Happy Haven since 2010. He and Beverly worship at the Willow Avenue Church of Christ. They have three children and four grandchildren.


BEVERLY BYNUM, administrative assistant
Beverly is a native of Tennessee and a graduate of Freed-Hardeman in Office Management. She has previously worked in education and as the receptionist at the Gospel Advocate Company. She and Houston worship at the Willow Avenue Church of Christ. They have three children and four grandchildren.

LINDA LIPE, administrative assistant
Linda is a native of Michigan and a graduate of Freed-Hardeman. She has previously worked in office work and in the office at Freed-Hardeman. She and her husband David worship at the Cherry Creek Church of Christ, where he serves as minister. They have three children and five grandchildren.

LINDA BERG, case worker
Linda is a native of Minnesota, attended Minnesota Bible College, is a graduate of Light University, and is certified by Trauma Healing Institute. She and her late husband Brad formerly worked as house parents here for 3 years. She worships at the Collegeside Church of Christ. They have six children and twenty-seven grandchildren.

EMISHA AND DONTEY GAY, house parents
Emisha is a native of Tennessee; Dontey is a native of Kentucky. She is a graduate of Tennessee Technology Center. He is a graduate of Tennessee Tech University. They worship at the Sycamore Church of Christ. They have two children.

MICHELLE AND BRIAN TAYLOR, respite house parents
Michelle and Brian are both natives of South Carolina. She is a graduate of Spartanburg Tech. He has studied in multiple colleges. They are members of the Church of Christ. They have two children.

Happy Haven Children's Home
2311 Wakefield Drive · Cookeville, Tennessee 38501
Phone: (931) 526-2052· Email: happyhaven@frontiernet.net