In Memoriam: January 29, 2016

The following is a weekly listing of Nazarene ministers and leaders who recently went home to be with the Lord. Notices were received January 25-29, 2016.

Roy Berkley Jr., 77, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, passed away January 25. He was a retired minister, serving in Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana. He is survived by his wife, Carol Berkley. 

Miriam Coleman, 87, of West Columbia, South Carolina, passed away January 26. She was a retired minister, serving in Georgia. She was preceded in death by her husband, retired minister Frank Coleman, who served in Ohio and Georgia. Frank Coleman passed away in 2007. 

Rosa Galvez, 90, of San Diego, California, passed away January 10. She was the wife of retired minister Jaime Galvez, who served in Hawaii. 

John Flowers, 96, of Boring, Oregon, passed away January 22. He was a retired minister, serving in Oklahoma, North Dakota, Montana, Washington, Idaho, and Oregon. He is survived by his wife, DeLoris Flowers. 

Curtis "Gene" Fuller, 84, of Sun Lakes, Arizona, passed away January 27. He was a retired minister, evangelist, and district superintendent, serving in Iowa, Illinois, Florida, and Alabama and leading the Virginia, West Texas, and Central Florida districts. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Fuller. (story)

James "Jim" Kester, 80, of Nashville, Tennessee, passed away January 23. He was a retired minister, serving in Kentucky and West Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Mary "Kathleen" (Nutter) Kester. 

Vipul Kharat, 52, of Auckland, New Zealand, passed away January 24. He was a minister, serving at All Nations Church of the Nazarene. He is survived by his wife, Suzanne. (story)

Douglas McAdams, 84, of West Liberty, Ohio, passed away January 20. He was a retired minister, serving in Ohio. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary McAdams, and is survived by his wife, Judith (Andrews) McAdams. 

Allan Miller Sr., 90, of Camas, Washington, passed away January 21. He was a retired minister, serving in Oregon. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Miller.

Lewis Swope, 96, of Indianapolis, Indiana, passed away January 22. He was a retired minister, serving in Michigan and Indiana. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lena Swope, in 2011. 

Gerald Van Tine, 80, of Canton, Illinois, passed away January 22. He was a minister, previously serving in Illinois. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Van Tine.

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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