In Memoriam: 1 December 2023

In Memoriam: 1 December 2023

by
Nazarene News Staff
| 30 Nov 2023
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In Memoriam

The following is a weekly listing of Nazarene ministers and leaders who recently went home to be with the Lord. Notices were received 20 November - 1 December 2023.

Carolyn Anstine, 91, of Springfield, Ohio, passed away 15 November 2023. She was the widow of Dene Anstine, a retired minister who served in Ohio. Dene passed away in 2013.

Gayle Clark, 79, of Rockport, Indiana, passed away 23 November 2023. She was the wife of Ralph Clark, a retired minister who served in Indiana and Maryland.

Ronald Crain, 79, of Tolleson, Arizona, passed away 16 November 2023. He was a retired minister who served in California, Montana, and Oregon. He was preceded in death by his wife, Loretta Crain, who passed away in 2020.

Jessie Culbertson, 99, of Newport, Oregon, passed away 27 November 2023. She was the widow of Bernard Culbertson, a retired minister who served in Washington, California, New Mexico, Wyoming, Montana, and British Columbia, Canada. Bernard passed away in 1994.

David Dicks, 84, of London, Ontario, Canada, passed away 4 November 2023. He was a retired minister who served in Ontario, Canada. He was preceded in death by his wife, Myra Dicks. Myra passed away in 2017. 

Clyde Loew, 88, of Hickory Hills, Illinois, passed away 10 November 2023. He was a retired minister who served in Montana, California, Washington, Michigan, and Illinois. He was preceded in death by his wife, Vivian Loew, who passed away in April.

Nellie Holmes, 88, of Delaware, Ohio, passed away 19 November 2023. She was the widow of Harold Holmes, a retired minister who served in Ohio. Harold passed away in 2010.

Mike Hruby, 67, of Mission, Kansas, passed away 16 November 2023. He was a retired minister, Air Force Chaplain, and Foundry Employee who served in Illinois, Missouri, and Kansas. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dawn Hruby, who passed away in 2018.

Shirley Gatti, 79, of South Williamsport, Pennsylvania, passed away 17 November 2023. She was the widow of Louis Gatti, a retired minister who served in Tennessee and Pennsylvania. Louis passed away in July 2023.

Betty Patton, 94, of Knoxville, Tennessee, passed away 28 November 2023. She was the widow of Charles Patton, a retired minister who served in Tennessee. Charles passed away in 1989.

Lois Taylor, 97, of Pittsfield, Illinois, passed away on 27 November 2023. She was a retired missionary who served for 19 years in Guyana, The Bahamas, and Trinidad and Tobago. She is preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Taylor, whom she served alongside. Samuel passed away in 1998.

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 Nazarene News

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