In Memoriam: 23 February 2018

The following is a weekly listing of Nazarene ministers and leaders who recently went home to be with the Lord. Notices were received 19-23 February 2018.

Elizabeth Acosta, 70, of McAllen, Texas, passed away 30 January. She was the wife of retired minister Gildardo Acosta, who served in Mexico and Texas.

Arthur Allen, 92, of Hendersonville, North Carolina, passed away 21 February. He was a retired minister and evangelist, serving in Vermont, Maine, New York, Connecticut, Florida, and North Carolina. He is survived by his wife, Doris Allen. 

Coralyn Davis, 79, of East Peoria, Illinois, passed away 18 February. She was the widow of Donald Davis, who served in Indiana, South Carolina, Illinois, and Kentucky. Donald Davis passed away in 2013.

Harlon Ellis, 91, of Longview, Texas, passed away 16 February. He was a retired minister and evangelist, serving in Oklahoma, Arkansas, Texas, and Colorado. He is survived by his wife, Christell Coleman-Ellis. 

Harold Greer, 85, of Chico, California, passed away 2 February. He was a retired minister, serving in California, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Wyoming. He is survived by his wife, Joyce Greer.

Steve Heslip, 60, of Lee's Summit, Missouri, passed away 15 February. He was a minister and chaplain, previously serving in South Africa and California. He is survived by his wife, Tammy Heslip.

Robert Hill Sr., 72, of Watkins Glen, New York, passed away 22 February. He was a retired minister, serving in Maine and New York. He was preceded in death by his wife, retired minister Dawn Hill, who served in Maine and New York. Dawn Hill passed away in 2016.

Patricia Mayse, 63, of Indianapolis, Indiana, passed away 9 February. She was the widow of Richard Mayse, who previously served in Indiana. Richard Mayse passed away in 2004.

Columbia Shoulders, 94, of Tyler, Texas, passed away 7 February. She was the widow of Jack Shoulders, who served in Texas. Jack Shoulders passed away in 2003.

James Taylor, 90, of Chapin, South Carolina, passed away 17 February. He was a retired minister, serving in Ohio, South Carolina, and Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Taylor. 

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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