In Memoriam: 7 July 2017

The following is a weekly listing of Nazarene ministers and leaders who recently went home to be with the Lord. Notices were received 3-7 July 2017.

Robert Brown, 75, of Dublin, Georgia, passed away 4 July. He was a minister, previously serving in Georgia. He is survived by his wife, Jackie Brown. 

Edgar Campbell Jr., 90, of Olathe, Kansas, passed away 6 July. He was a retired minister, serving in Florida, Oklahoma, and North Dakota. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Campbell.

Roy Carnahan, 90, of York, Pennsylvania, passed away 1 July. He was a retired minister and district superintendent, serving in New York, Maryland, Pennsylvania and leading the Washington District. He is survived by his wife, Doris (Jackson) Carnahan.

Joyce Doan, 84, of Hanson, Kentucky, passed away 28 June. She was the widow of retired minister William Doan, who served in Illinois, Kentucky, and Indiana. William Doan passed away in 2014.

Ruth Green, 93, of Battle Ground, Washington, passed away 1 July. She was the widow of retired minister Roy Green, who served in California, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. Roy Green passed away in 2002.

Lloyd Harold Johnston, 93, of Orange, California, passed away 18 June. He was a member of Ridgecrest Church of the Nazarene, where he played the piano and led singing groups. Johnston also wrote "Heavanly Father King Eternal," for the Nazarene hymnal, "Sing to the Lord."

Herbert Nugent, 88, of Blacklick, Ohio, passed away 3 July. He was the husband of minister and educator Geraldine "Gerri" Nugent, who pastors One Hope Community Church of the Nazarene in Columbus, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Genelle (Scofield) Nugent.

Gene Shelton, 84, of Columbia, Tennessee, passed away 4 July. He was a retired minister, serving in Tennessee. He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Shelton, who passed away in 2015.

Raymond Smith, 84, of Lemoore, California, passed away 20 June. He was a retired minister, serving in Idaho and California. He is survived by his wife, Margie Smith.

Jimmie Tracy, 82, of Chula Vista, California, passed away 2 July. He was a retired minister, serving in California, New Mexico, Texas, and Kansas. He is survived by his wife, Delma Tracy.

Charles Wheeler, 87, of Lawrenceville, Georgia, passed away 6 July. He was a retired minister, serving in Pennsylvania and New York. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marian Wheeler, who passed away in 2013.

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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