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 2017.
Bradley Booker, 35, of Springfield, Ohio, passed away 10 September. He was a minister, serving at Bethel Community Church of the Nazarene in Medway, Ohio. He is survived by his wife, Barbie Booker.
Mildred Brown, 89, of Cincinnati, Ohio, passed away 5 September. She was the widow of retired minister Charles Brown, who served in Ohio. Charles Brown passed away in 1994.
Vernon Cargill, 91, of Bedford, Texas, passed away 11 September. He was a retired minister, serving in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Mississippi, Texas, and Louisiana. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eileen Cargill, in 2011.
Clinton Ferguson, 80, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, passed away 14 September. He was a retired minister, serving in Kansas, Nebraska, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas, and Mississippi. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Wilson-Ferguson.
Phyllis (Hartley) Perkins Howard, 83, of Nampa, Idaho, passed away 12 September. She was the former general director of the Nazarene World Mission Society (now Nazarene Missions International), serving from 1980 to 1986. She was preceded in death by her husband, Melza Brown, in 1977; her husband, Floyd Perkins, in 2008, and her husband, Quentin Howard, in 2014. (story)
Timothy Lee, 55, of Massillon, Ohio, passed away 9 September. He was a minister, serving at Clinton Church of the Nazarene in Ohio. He is survived by his wife, Gay (Myers) Lee.
M. Franklin Sams, 61, of Manchester, Kentucky, passed away 7 August. He was a minister, previously serving in Indiana. He is survived by his wife, Janice Sams.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
--Compiled by NCN News