In Memoriam: August 7, 2015

The following is a weekly listing of Nazarene ministers and leaders who recently went home to be with the Lord. Notices were received August 3-7, 2015.

Cora Brandenburg, 86, of La Grange, Kentucky, passed away August 1. She was the widow of retired minister Leonard Brandenburg, who served in Kentucky. Leonard Brandenburg passed away in 1992. 

Bryan Chaffins, 56, of Franklin Furnace, Ohio, passed away July 31. He was a minister and evangelist, previously serving in Kentucky and Ohio. He is survived by his wife, Marsha (Taylor) Chaffins.

Betty (Medley) Ingram, 97, of Bella Vista, Arkansas, passed away August 1. She was the widow of retired minister and evangelist Ted Ingram, who served in Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Ted Ingram passed away in 1998. 

Clara (Eaves) Karns, 93, of St. Petersburg, Florida, passed away August 2. She was the widow of retired minister and evangelist Max Karns, who served in Ohio and Florida. Max Karns passed away in 1990.

David Myers, 70, of Logan, Ohio, passed away August 1. He was a retired minister and evangelist, serving in Ohio. He is survived by his wife, Linda (Gastin) Myers. 

Frances Vine, 93, of Pasadena, California, passed away August 2. She was a retired missionary, serving in the Philippines. (story)

James Walton, 81, of Centralia, Illinois, passed away July 31. He was a retired minister, educator, and evangelist, serving in Illinois. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis (Teel) Walton.

Janet Wiser, 68, of Shelbyville, Tennessee, passed away August 3. She was a retired minister, serving in Tennessee and Kentucky. She is survived by her husband, retired minister O. Dwight Wiser, who served in Tennessee, West Virginia, and Kentucky.

Bryon Wixom, 50, of Keosauqua, Iowa, passed away August 1. He was a minister, previously serving in Iowa. He is survived by his wife, Beverly (Fuller) Wixom.

For previous editions of In Memoriam, see the "Passings" section by clicking here.

Note: Please join with 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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