In Memoriam: 17 August 2018

The following is a weekly listing of Nazarene ministers and leaders who recently went home to be with the Lord. Notices were received 13-17 August 2018.

Betty Bixby, 96, of Orlando, Florida, passed away 9 August. She was the widow of retired minister and evangelist Benjamin Bixby Jr., who served in Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida, and Virginia. Benjamin Bixby Jr. passed away in 2009.

Rosswell Brunner, 82, of Allen, Texas, passed away 11 August. He was a retired minister, serving in Michigan, Wisconsin, and Texas. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marian Brunner, in January.

Sue Duncan, 85, of Caddo, Oklahoma, passed away 15 August. She was the widow of retired minister Billy Duncan, who served in Texas and Oklahoma. Billy Duncan passed away in 2007.

Larry Ferris, 67, of Louisville, Mississippi, passed away 8 August. He was a retired minister, serving in Pennsylvania, Mississippi, and Louisiana. He is survived by his wife, Cathy Ferris.

​​​​​​Mildred Lois Firestone, 102, of Bethany, Oklahoma, passed away 6 August. She was the widow of retired minister Orville Firestone, who passed away in 1980.

Alvin Tso Sr., 86, of Page, Arizona, passed away 12 August. He was a retired minister and evangelist, serving in Arizona. He is survived by his wife, Margie Tso.

For previous editions of In Memoriam, see the "Passings" section by clicking here

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--Compiled by NCN News

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