In Memoriam: 17 March 2017

The following is a weekly listing of Nazarene ministers and leaders who recently went home to be with the Lord. Notices were received 13-17 March 2017.

Sharleen (Ketterling) Archer, 66, of Gregory, South Dakota, passed away 13 March. She was the wife of minister Royal Archer, who serves on the Prairie Lakes District. 

Merleen Cook, 72, of Defiance, Ohio, passed away 11 March. She was the wife of retired minister Daniel Cook, who served in Indiana and Ohio. 

Nancy Ford, 84, of Escondido, California, passed away 14 March. She was the widow of retired minister Bryon Ford, who served in California. Bryon Ford passed away in 2007. 

D. Richard May, 88, of Rancho Cordova, California, passed away 8 March. He was a retired minister, serving in California. He was preceded in death by his wife, Maxine May, in 1995. 

Don McBride, 88, of Nampa, Idaho, passed away 12 March. He was a minister, previously serving in Idaho and Oregon. He is survived by his wife, Edith McBride.

Paulina McLane, 91, of Olathe, Kansas, passed away 9 March. She was the widow of minister Bernard Gill, who previously served in Michigan. Bernard Gill passed away in 1974. She was also preceded in death by her second husband, Glen McLane.

David Radcliffe, 87, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away 16 March. He was a retired minister, serving in Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Helen Radcliffe. David's son, Jim, is a Nazarene missionary.

Maxine (Russell) Rines, 86, of Hartford, Maine, passed away 13 March. She was the widow of retired minister Paul Rines, who served in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and New Jersey. Paul Rines passed away in 1994. 

Wilmer Watson, 87, of Bourbonnais, Illinois, passed away 16 March. He was a retired minister, serving in Indiana. He is survived by his wife, Carol Watson. 

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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