In Memoriam: 22 September 2017

The following is a weekly listing of Nazarene ministers and leaders who recently went home to be with the Lord. Notices were received 18-22 September 2017.

Sharon (Beckwith) Alexander, 71, of Johnstown, Ohio, passed away 17 September. She was the spouse of retired minister Calvin Alexander Jr., who served in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maryland, Maine, and Ohio. 

Miriam (Mellinger) Brammer, 82, of Bradenton, Florida, passed away 16 September. She was a retired missionary, previously serving in Papua New Guinea. She is survived by her husband, retired missionary Max Brammer, who served in Papua New Guinea. 

Josephine Buckley, 90, of Palmer, Alaska, passed away 2 September. She was the widow of retired minister Raymond Buckley, who served in Ohio, Florida, Minnesota, Washington, Arizona, and Colorado. Raymond Buckley passed away in 1990. 

Lester Burgard, 87, of Havana, Illinois, passed away 19 September. He was a retired minister, serving in Illinois. He is survived by his wife, Rosa Burgard. 

Estell McClure, 89, of Terre Haute, Indiana, passed away 21 September. He was a retired minister, serving in Indiana. He was preceded in death by his wife, Joan McClure, in 2015. 

Paul Riddle, 60, of Fortville, Indiana, passed away 19 September. He was a minister, previously serving in Indiana. He is survived by his wife, Dana Riddle. 

Sidney Warner Sr., 81, of Hurricane, West Virgina, passed away 19 September. He was a retired minister, serving in West Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Warner. 

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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