In Memoriam: April 3, 2015

The following is a weekly listing of Nazarene ministers and leaders who recently went home to be with the Lord. Notices were received March 30 - April 3, 2015.

Lee Elzey, 78, of Shawnee, Oklahoma, passed away March 30. He was a retired minister, serving in Oklahoma, Texas, and Arkansas. He is survived by his wife, Wanda Elzey.

Warren MacEachern, 91, of Tyrone, Pennsylvania, passed away March 30. He was a retired minister and evangelist, serving in Pennsylvania. He is survived by his wife, Freda (McVicker) MacEachern.

Paul McBride Sr., 77, of Olympia, Washington, passed away March 13. He was a retired minister, serving in Washington and Arizona. He is survived by his wife, chaplain Luann (Lester) McBride, who serves on the Washington Pacific District.

Dewey Nickels, 87, of Lincoln, Nebraska, passed away March 31. He was a retired minister and evangelist, serving in Illinois, Nebraska, Texas, and Oklahoma. He is survived by his wife, Dorotha Nickels.

Richard "Rick" Pettit, 61, of Kalamazoo, Michigan, passed away March 30. He was the husband of evangelist Elaine Pettit, who serves on the Michigan District. 

Helen (Sinn) Rode, 94, of Springfield, Illinois, passed away March 19. She was the widow of retired minister Charles Young, who served in Illinois and Indiana. Charles Young passed away in 1991. She was also preceded in death by her second husband, Samuel Rode.

Glenn Thorne, 86, of Sebring, Ohio, passed away March 26. He was a Nazarene layman who served on several boards, including the Board of Trustees at Mount Vernon Nazarene University. He is survived by his wife, Shirlee (Bias) Thorne.

Errol Webb, 73, of Andover, Minnesota, passed away March 28. He was a retired minister, serving in Wisconsin and Minnesota. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Webb.

Paul Wiggins, 79, of Cheraw, South Carolina, passed away April 1. He was a retired minister, serving in Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Indiana. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Wiggins.

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

Note: Please join with 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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