In Memoriam: 29 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 25-29 September 2017.

Bert Collins, 84, of Oxford, Nova Scotia, Canada, passed away 23 September. He was a retired minister, serving in Ontario and Nova Scotia. He served at additional Maritime churches as an interim pastor after his retirement. He is survived by his wife, Christine (Fretz) Collins. 

Mary (Davis) Crum, 74, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, passed away 23 September. She was the widow of retired minister Roy Crum, who served in Mississippi and Louisiana. Roy Crum passed away in 2014. 

Arthur "Art" Evans, 86, of Bethany, Oklahoma, passed away 22 September. He was a retired minister and missionary, serving in Illinois, Oklahoma, Swaziland, and the Philippines. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Evans, in 2013. 

Forest Harvey, 83, of Winter Garden, Florida, passed away 23 September. He was a retired minister, serving in Kentucky, West Virginia, Tennessee, Indiana, and Ohio. He was preceded in death by his wife, June Harvey, in 2015.

Wallace Helm, 93, of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, passed away 21 September. He was a retired minister, serving in British Columbia and Alberta. He was preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis Helm, in 2006. 

Shirley (Harms) Linder, 94, of Goshen, Indiana, passed away 24 September. She was the widow of ordained elder Lloyd Linder, who passed away in 1985. 

Gladys Schreiner, 97, of Rock Falls, Illinois, passed away 26 September. She was a lifelong member of Sterling First Church of the Nazarene. She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett Schreiner. 

David Smith, 65, of Colona, Illinois, passed away 26 September. He was a minister, pastoring the Grace Community Church of the Nazarene in Colona, Illinois. He is survived by his wife, Judy Smith. 

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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