In Memoriam: 19 November 2021

In Memoriam: 19 November 2021

by
Nazarene News Staff
| 19 Nov 2021
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In Memoriam

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 November 2021.

Yeghia Babikian, 91, of Pasadena, California, passed away 9 November 2021. He was a retired minister who served in California. He is survived by his wife, Margo Babikian.

Loren Bjornson, 87, of Fergus Falls, Michigan, passed away 16 November 2021. He was a retired minister who served in Minnesota. He is survived by his wife, Loretta Bjornson.

James Brown, 73, of Jackson, Michigan, passed away 10 November 2021. He was a retired minister who served in Indiana and Michigan. He is survived by his wife, Marjorie Brown.

Raymond Cain Sr., ,of Anderson, Indiana passed away 14 November 2021. He was a retired minister who served in Indiana. He is survived by his wife, Agnes Cain.

Larry Keiser, 82, of New Holland, Pennsylvania, passed away 15 November 2021. He was a retired minister who served in Pennsylvania and Vermont. He is survived by his wife, Beverly Keiser.

Jeremy Kidd, 41, of Rushville, Ohio, passed away 10 November 2021. He was the husband, of Christina Kidd, a minister who serves at Unity Church of the Nazarene in Ohio. 

Crystal Lewis, 41, of Stinnett, Texas, passed away 11 November 2021. She was the pastor of Stinnett Church of the Nazarene. She is survived by her husband, Joe Lewis.

Joseph Madden, 92, of Miamisburg, Ohio, passed away 7 November 2021. He was a retired minister who served in ohio. He was preceded in death by his wife, Erma Madden, who passed away in 2019.

Tony Marshall, 66, of Paris, Kentucky, passed away 14 November 2021. He was the pastor of Clintonville Church of the Nazarene. He is survived by his wife, Betty Marshall.

Mary Porter, 86, of Amarillo, Texas, passed away 13 November 2021. She was the widow of Edwin Porter, a retired minister who served in Texas and Oklahoma. Edwin passed away in 2016.

A. Keith Sears, 90, of Smith Center, Kansas, passed away 12 November 2021. He was a retired minister who served in Oklahoma, Hawaii, Guam, California, and Kansas. He is survived by his wife, Betty Sears.

Bruce Shaw, 73, of Walnut Creek, California, passed away 10 November 2021. He was serving at San Ramon Christ Community Church of the Nazarene in San Ramon California. He served previously in North Carolina. He is survived by his wife Nancy Shaw.

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 Nazarene News

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