In Memoriam: 4 September 2020

In Memoriam: 4 September 2020

by
Nazarene News Staff
| 01 Sep 2020
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The following is a weekly listing of Nazarene ministers and leaders who recently went home to be with the Lord. Notices were received 31 August-4 September 2020.

Paul Busby, 64, of Berry, Alabama, passed away 30 August 2020. He was a retired minister, serving in Alabama. He is survived by his wife, Ruthie Busby. 

Ellis W. Edwards, 77, of Madison, Indiana, passed away 26 August 2020. He was the pastor of Madison First Church of the Nazarene. He is survived by his wife, Donna Edwards.

Betty Eskew, 75, of Tacoma, Washington, passed away 20 August 2020. She was the widow of Donald Eskew, a retired minister who served in California. Donald passed away 10 August 2020.

Aline Keenan, 89, of Weirton, West Virginia, passed away 29 August 2020. She is the wife of Jesse Keenan, a retired minister who served in West Virginia and Pennslyvania. 

Harold Matheny Sr., 63, of Rainsville, Alabama, passed away 27 August 2020. He was a retired minister, serving in Arkansas and Alabama. He is survived by his wife, Terry Matheny.

Alvin J. Owens, 85, of Macon, Georgia, passed away 29 August 2020. He was a retired minister, serving in Nebraska, Georgia, Alabama, Indiana, Arkansas, Tennessee, and Mississippi. He is survived by his wife, Charlcie Owens.

Paul Pusey, 91, of Meridian, Idaho, passed away 30 August 2020. He was a chaplain and minister, serving in Ohio, Kansas, Kentucky, and Idaho. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille, who passed away in 2013.

L. Wayne Quinn, 82, of Bakersfield, California, passed away 30 August 2020. He was a former district superintendent and minister, leading the Florida Space Coast District and the Mississippi District and serving in Colorado, California, New Mexico, Washington, and Louisiana. He is survived by his wife, Alice Quinn.

J. Stephen Robertson, 68, of Columbia, Tennessee, passed away 1 September 2020. He was a retired minister serving in Tennessee and Mississippi.

Adrien-David Robichaud, 73, of Fredericton, New Brunswick, passed away 24 August 2020. He was a chaplain, minister, and missionary serving in Haiti, New Brunswick, and Quebec, Canada. He is survived by his wife, Nancy Robichaud.

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 Nazarene News

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