In Memoriam: 19 April 2019

In Memoriam: 19 April 2019

by | 17 Apr, 2019

The following is a weekly listing of Nazarene ministers and leaders who recently went home to be with the Lord. Notices were received 15-19 April 2019.

John Adams, 88, of Troy, Ohio, passed away 15 April. He was a retired minister, serving in Ohio. He is survived by his wife, Lois Adams.

N. Evelyn Craig, 91, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, passed away 12 April. She was the widow of retired minister James Craig Sr., who served in Tennessee. James Craig Sr. passed away in 2016.

Frances Els, 88, of Bethany, Oklahoma, passed away 9 April. She was the wife of retired minister and educator Herbert Els, who served in Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, and Arkansas.

Robert Foster, 87, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away 12 April. He was the former president of Nazarene Publishing House (now The Foundry Publishing) and retired Church of the Nazarene general treasurer. He was preceded in death by his wife, Wilma Foster, in 2016.

Wilma Gamblin, 83, of Pleasant Hill, Missouri, passed away 13 April. She was the wife of retired minister and evangelist C. Lee Gamblin, who served in Iowa and North Dakota.

Naomi Reneau, 87, of Celeste, Texas, passed away 11 April. She was the wife of retired minister Clifford Reneau, who served in Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas.

John Robinson, 84, of Little Rock, Arkansas, passed away 10 April. He was a retired minister, serving in Arkansas. He is survived by his wife, Edna Robinson.

Clifford Schoelz, 76, of Ontario, California, passed away 13 April. He was a retired minister serving in California. He is survived by his wife, Nancy Schoelz.

Robert Wilden, 98, of Weed, California, passed away 10 April. He was a retired minister, serving in California. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Wilden, in 2006.

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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