In Memoriam: 21 December 2018

The following is a weekly listing of Nazarene ministers and leaders who recently went home to be with the Lord. Notices were received 17-21 December 2018.

Roger Blough, 64, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away 19 December. He was the lead pastor at Bryan church of the Nazarene. He is survived by his wife, Jackie Blough.

Victor Buffey, 78, of Farmington, Maine, passed away 16 December. He was a retired minister and evangelist, serving in Mississippi, Michigan, California, Arizona, Alberta, British Columbia, and the Northwest Territories. He is survived by his wife, Verna Buffey.

Byron Clark, 85, of Boise, Idaho, passed away 18 December. He was a retired minister, serving in Minnesota, Oregon, and Wyoming. He is survived by his wife, Bernice Clark.

Pauline Hicks, 91, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, passed away 10 December. She was the widow of retired minister Paul Hicks, who served in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Alberta, and Minnesota. Paul Hicks passed away in 2017. 

Dawn Hruby, 61, of Mission, Kansas, passed away 14 December. She was the wife of chaplain Michael Hruby, who serves on the Kansas City District.

Brenda Johnson, 64, of Spring Hill, Tennessee, passed away 13 December. She was the wife of minister Ronnie Johnson, who is the senior pastor at Franklin Community of Faith Church of the Nazarene.

Thelma Tubbs, 93, of Hanford, California, passed away 27 November. She was the wife of retired minister James Tubbs, who served in California.

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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