In Memoriam: 13 April 2018

The following is a weekly listing of Nazarene ministers and leaders who recently went home to be with the Lord. Notices were received 9-13 April 2018.

Kenneth Bennett, 85, of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, passed away 4 March. He was a retired minister, serving in Pennsylvania. He is survived by his wife, Merlene Bennett.

Robbie Johnson, 92, of Garland, Texas, passed away 6 March. She was preceded in death by her husband, retired minister William Johnson, who served in Texas and Oklahoma. William Johnson passed away in 2004.

Claude Joyner, 67, of Temple Hills, Maryland, passed away 5 April. He was the lead pastor of Grace Church of the Nazarene in Capital Heights, Maryland. He is survived by his wife, Dolores Joyner, who is currently serving as the administrative pastor at Grace Church of the Nazarene.

Joseph Nielson, 92, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away 11 April. He was a retired minister and educator, serving in Ohio, Michigan, and Illinois. He is survived by his wife, Esther Nielson.

Robert Patterson, 81, of Sarasota, Florida, passed away 12 March. He was a retired minister and evangelist, serving in Pennsylvania. He is survived by his wife, retired minister and evangelist France Patterson, who served in Pennsylvania. 

Kenneth Salyers, 82, of Como, North Carolina, passed away 7 April. He was a retired minister, serving in Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Eunice Salyers.

Reuben "R.V." Schultz, 98, of Olathe, Kansas, passed away 9 April. He was a retired minister and evangelist, serving in Illinois, Colorado, Iowa, Indiana, and California. R.V. Schultz was preceded in death by his first wife, Ann Schultz, who passed away in 1998. He is survived by second wife, Pat Schultz.

Raymond Teston, 69, of Nolanville, Texas, passed away 11 April. He was a retired minister, serving in Louisana and Texas. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Teston.

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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