In Memoriam: 2 November 2018

The following is a weekly listing of Nazarene ministers and leaders who recently went home to be with the Lord. Notices were received 29 October - 2 November 2018.

James Bearden, 77, of Olathe, Kansas, passed away 28 October. He was a retired minister and district superintendent, serving in West Virginia, Virginia, Iowa, Kentucky, and Missouri, and leading the South Carolina District. He is survived by his wife, Charlotte Bearden.

Robert Brunson, 73, of Bradenton, Florida, passed away 29 October. He was a retired minister and missionary, serving in Oklahoma, Kansas, Peru, Mexico, and Costa Rica. He is survived by his wife, Norma Brunson.

Brian Fitch, 61, of Eugene, Oregon, passed away 12 October. He was a retired minister, serving in Oregon. He is survived by his wife, Loreen Fitch.

Roberta Hufnagle, 78, of Euclid, Ohio, passed away 19 September. She was the wife of retired minister William Hufnagle, who served in Ohio.

Volney Johnson, 95, of Boise, Idaho, passed away 18 October. He was a retired minister, serving in Oregon, Wyoming, and Idaho. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elaine Johnson, in 2006.

Robert Ladson, 61, of Elnora, Indiana, passed away 18 October. He was a retired minister, serving in Indiana. He is serving by his wife, Pamela Ladson.

Claude Pittenger, 84, of Yukon, Oklahoma, passed away 20 October. He was a retired minister and evangelist, serving in Nebraska, Kansas, Arkansas, and Texas. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ellen Pittenger, in 2003.

Nettie Stroud, 83, of Minco, Oklahoma, passed away 27 October. She was a retired missionary, serving in Cabo Verde and Ghana. She is survived by her husband, retired minister and missionary Paul Stroud, who served in Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Texas, Cabo Verde, and Ghana.

Richard Womack, 85, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, passed away 28 October. He was a retired minister, serving in Oklahoma. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Wellman-Womack. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Naomi Womack, in 2009.

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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