In Memoriam: 20 July 2018

The following is a weekly listing of Nazarene ministers and leaders who recently went home to be with the Lord. Notices were received 16-20 July 2018.

Anne Alexander, 88, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, passed away 17 July. She was a retired missionary and the widow of retired missionary Douglas Alexander. The Alexanders served on the Canada Quebec and Canada Central districts. Douglas Alexander passed away in 1994.

Chleo Brown, 82, of Helena, Oklahoma, passed away 13 July. He was retired but served as pastor of Coleman Chapel Church of the Nazarene. He previously served in Texas, North Dakota, Illinois, and Oklahoma. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Brown.

Dorothy Carpenter, 76, of Newton Falls, Ohio, passed away 15 July. She was a retired minister, serving in Ohio. She is survived by her husband, Clarence "Russ" Carpenter. 

Nella Harcourt, 98, of Norman, Oklahoma, passed away 8 July. She was the widow of retired minister and evangelist Harold Harcourt, who served in Texas and Oklahoma. Harold Harcourt passed away in 2007. 

Leland King, 87, of Lenexa, Kansas, passed away 14 July. He was a layperson and former member of the General Board. He is survived by his wife, Evelene King.

Carolyn McElroy, 89, of Muskegon, Michigan, passed away 5 July. She was the widow of William McElroy, who served in Pennsylvania, Indiana, and Michigan. William McElroy passed away in 1997.

Kenneth Mitchell, 80, of Tichnor, Arkansas, passed away 19 July. He was a retired minister, serving in California, Nebraska, Arkansas, Texas, and Illinois. He is survived by his wife, Charlotte Mitchell, pastor of the Nady Church of the Nazarene on the South Arkansas District. 

Sarah Wall, 103, of DeBolt, Alberta, passed away 19 June. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Wall, who was a retired minister serving in North Dakota, South Dakota, Alberta, Ontario, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, and the Northwest Territories, Canada. George Wall passed away in 2012.

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

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--Compiled by NCN News

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