In Memoriam: 3 November 2017

The following is a weekly listing of Nazarene ministers and leaders who recently went home to be with the Lord. Notices were received 30 October - 3 November 2017.

Glenn Bailey, 95, of Oxnard, California, passed away 23 October. He was a retired minister, serving in Oklahoma and New Mexico. He is survived by his wife, Lois Bailey. 

Harlan Cannon, 83, of Vancouver, Washington, passed away 22 October. He was the minister of visitation at Fourth Plain Church of the Nazarene in Vancouver. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Cannon. 

Dennis Druckhammer, 44, most recently of Rio Linda, California, passed away 28 October. He was a minister, in the process of transferring from LifePoint Church of the Nazarene in Rio Linda to Utah on the Intermountain District. He is survived by his wife, Katherine Druckhammer. 

Dale Fish, 68, of Sikeston, Missouri, passed away 31 October. He was a minister, previously serving in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, and Louisiana. He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou Fish. 

Donald Lambert, 75, of Gulfport, Mississippi, passed away 26 October. He was a minister, previously serving in Mississippi, Arkansas, and Texas. He is survived by his wife, Mary "Kathryn" Lambert. 

Melvin Laws, 94, of Nampa, Idaho, passed away 28 October. He was a retired minister, missionary, and educator, serving in Utah, Washington, Oregon, Nebraska, California, Idaho, and the Philippines. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Laws. 

Bonnie Paris, 94, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, passed away 30 October. She was the widow of retired minister and district superintendent Wendell Paris, who served in Missouri and led the Southeast Oklahoma District. Wendell Paris passed away in 2010. 

John Rumple, 67, of Wapakoneta, Ohio, passed away 28 October. He was a retired minister, serving in Ohio and Illinois. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Rumple. 

T. Eugene "Gene" Schenck Sr., 90, of Asheboro, North Carolina, passed away 12 October. He was a minister, previously serving in Indiana. He is survived by his wife, Tula Schenck. 

James Stacy, 72, of Milwaukie, Oregon, passed away 18 October. He was a minister, previously serving in Oregon. He is survived by his wife, Sharlene Stacy. 

Juanita Tio, 91, of Daly City, California, passed away 20 October. She was a retired minister, serving in California. 

Ronald Whittenberger, 88, of Massillon, Ohio, passed away 28 October. He was a retired minister, serving in New York, Vermont, Maryland, and Ohio. He is survived by his wife, Joan Whittenberger. 

D. Nell Wofford, 83, of Albertville, Alabama, passed away 27 October. She was the widow of retired minister David Wofford, who served in Mississippi, Arkansas, and Alabama. David Wofford passed away in 2010. 

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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