In Memoriam: 15 September 2023
The following is a weekly listing of Nazarene ministers and leaders who recently went home to be with the Lord. Notices were received 11-15 September 2023
Michael Lee Anderson, 54, of Kent, Washington, passed away 8 September 2023. He was a minister who served at Footprints church of the Nazarene in Washington.
Robert Bolton, 87, of Trinity Florida, passed away 30 August 2023. He was a retired minister who served in Oklahoma, South Carolina, Florida, Arizona, and Texas. He is survived by his wife, Sharon Bolton.
Rex Crumrine, 78, of Yakima, Washington, passed away 6 September 2023. He was the husband of Diane Crumrine, who serves at Yakima Bethel Church of the Nazarene.
Mary DePasquale, 91, of Helena, Montana, passed away 6 September 2023. She was the widow of James DePasquale, a retired Evangelist who served in California. James passed away in 2016.
Isaac Dodds, 67, of Vidalia, Georgia, passed away 9 September 2023. He was a retired minister who served in Georgia. His survived by his wife, Sharon Dodds.
Ronald Gray, 91 of Nashville, Tennessee, passed away 21 July 2023. He was an educator who served at Eastern Nazarene College (1961-1965), Canadian Nazarene College, now Ambrose University (1965-1978), Trevecca Nazarene College, now University (1978-1980, 1983-90), and Caribbean Nazarene Theological College (now Caribbean Nazarene College). He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn, who passed away in 2004.
Nettie Hansen, 86, of Sparks, Nevada, passed away 6 September 2023. She was the widow of W. Gene Hansen, a retired minister who served in Idaho, Washington, California, and Missori. Gene passed away in 1994.
Charlie Long Jr, 89, of Leupp, Arizona, passed away 8 September 2023. He was a retired minister who served in Arizona. He is survived by his wife, Betty Long.
Naomi Miller, 83, of Albany, Oregon, passed away 13 September 2023. She was the wife of Gordon Miller, a retired minister who served in Oregon.
Patricia Moore, 90, of Montrose, Iowa, passed away 4 September 2023. She was the widow of Maurice Moore, a retired minister who served in Iowa, Texas, Colorado, and Illinois. Maurice passed away in 2013.
James Whited, 75, of Winter Haven, Florida, passed away 9 September 2023. He was a retired missionary who served in Eswatini from 1977-1993. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Whited.
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--Compiled by Nazarene News