In Memoriam: 16 February 2018

The following is a weekly listing of Nazarene ministers and leaders who recently went home to be with the Lord. Notices were received 12-16 February 2018.

Karen Blankenship, 60, of West Henrietta, New York, passed away 14 February. She was a minister, serving in Iowa and New York. She is survived by her husband, Mark Blankenship, lead pastor at Calvary Community Church of the Nazarene in West Henrietta, New York.

Shirley Carter, 64, of Saltville, Virginia, passed away 12 February. She was a minister, serving in Virginia. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Carter, in 2007.

Mary Freeman, 86, of Marion, Indiana, passed away 14 February. She was a retired minister and evangelist, serving in Illinois and Indiana. 

Garnett Sexton, 98, of Ashland, Kentucky, passed away 9 February. She was a retired minister and evangelist, serving in Kentucky. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold Sexton, in 2005

Richard Shiveley, 84, of Marion, Indiana, passed away 15 February. He was a retired minister, serving in Indiana. He is survived by his wife, Palma Shiveley.

Walter Speece, 90, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away 14 February. He was a retired minister, serving in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Speece, in 2015.

For previous editions of In Memoriam, see the "Passings" section by clicking here.

Note: Please join us in prayer for the families who have lost loved ones. Click on names for full stories, funeral information, local online obituaries, and/or guest books (if available). To submit an entry of a minister or church leader, send to news@nazarene.org.

--Compiled by NCN News

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