In Memoriam: 19 October 2018

The following is a weekly listing of Nazarene ministers and leaders who recently went home to be with the Lord. Notices were received 15-19 October 2018.

Habib Alajaji, 80, of Glendale, California, passed away 14 October. He was a retired minister and district superintendent, serving in California and Lebanon and leading the Lebanon, Syria, and Jordan districts. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Alajaji.

Marvin Bond, 84, of Pampa, Texas, passed away 25 September. He was a Nazarene minister, previously serving in California. He is survived by his wife, Marian Bond.

Lois Brown, 91, of Palm Harbor, Florida, passed away 13 October. She was the widow of retired minister Samul Brown, who served in Florida, South Carolina, Kentucky, Virginia, and West Virginia. Samuel Brown passed away in 2010.

Robert Grant, 86, of Hobart, Indiana, passed away 15 October. He was a retired minister, serving in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Indiana. He was preceded in death by his wife, Deanna Grant, in 2009.

Ellsworth McCracken, 81, of Bolton, Mississippi, passed away 12 October. He was a retired minister, serving in Ohio, Mississippi, Maryland, and Kentucky. He is survived by his wife, Jane McCracken.

Willa McCaskell, 88, of Nashville, Tennessee, passed away 14 October. She was the widow of retired minister Milton McCaskell, who served in Missouri, Mississippi, and Indiana. Milton McCaskell passed away in 2012.

Janet Smith Williams, 96, of Sun City, Arizona, passed away 11 October. She was a retired evangelist and educator, serving in Pennsylvania, Illinois, New York, Arizona, Oklahoma, and Colorado. She is survived by her husband, retired minister, educator, and evangelist Roger Williams, who served in Illinois, New York, Arizona, Oklahoma, California, Colorado, Alberta, and Saskatchewan. 

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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