In Memoriam: 26 February 2021
The following is a weekly listing of Nazarene ministers and leaders who recently went home to be with the Lord. Notices were received 22-26 February 2021.
William Calkin, 85, of Nashville, Tennessee, passed away 23 February 2021. He was a retired minister who served in Tennessee. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Calkin, who passed away in 2014.
Barbara Eaton, 71, of Olathe, Kansas, passed away 23 February 2021. She was the wife of Donald Eaton, a retired minister and educator who served in Kansas.
Alan Harkey, 67, of Simpsonville, South Carolina, passed away 23 February 2021. He was a minister, serving at Greenville First Church of the Nazarene. He is survived by his wife, Janet Harkey.
Alice Murugan, 82, of Miami Shores, Florida, passed away 20 February 2021. She was a retired missionary who served in Trinidad and Guyana. She is survived by her husband, Joseph Murugan.
Martha Owsley, 76, of Bucyrus, Ohio, passed away 20 February 2021. She was the wife of R. Larry Owsley, a retired minister who served in Ohio, Kentucky, Alabama, and North Carolina.
Randy Parmer, 60, of Smyrna, Tennessee, passed away 23 February 2021. He was a minister, serving at Smyrna Church of the Nazarene. He served previously in Kansas, Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee.
Ruby Pearsall, 95, of Nampa, Idaho, passed away 24 February 2021. She was the widow of Kenneth Pearsall, a retired district superintendent who led the Albany and New England districts. He was also President of Northwest Nazarene College from 1973-1983. He served as a minister in New York, Ohio, and Washington. Kenneth passed away in 1999.
James Spear, 69, of Homestead, Florida, passed away 20 February 2021. He was the pastor of Princeton Church of the Nazarene. He is survived by his wife, Ann Spear.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
--Compiled by Nazarene News