In Memoriam: 24 May 2019

The following is a weekly listing of Nazarene ministers and leaders who recently went home to be with the Lord. Notices were received 20-24 May 2019.

Barbara Hamilton, 86, of Terre Haute, Indiana, passed away 14 May. She was preceded in death by her husband, retired minister Omer Hamilton, who served in Tennessee, Indiana, and Kentucky. Omer Hamilton passed away in 1997.

Doris Neiderhiser, 86, of Grove City, Pennsylvania, passed away 22 May. She was the widow of retired minister Kenneth Neiderhiser, who served in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia. Kenneth Neiderhiser passed away in 2013.

Barbara Sage, 72, of Peoria, Arizona, passed away 8 May. She was a retired minister and missionary, serving in Arizona and Zimbabwe. She is survived by her husband, retired missionary James Sage, who served in Zimbabwe.

Rosa Seaney, 86, of Smyrna, Tennessee, passed away 16 May. She was preceded in death by her husband, retired minister and educator Chester Seaney Jr., who served in Florida and Tennessee. Chester Seaney Jr. passed away in 2013.

C. Kenneth Sparks, 97, of Anderson, Indiana, passed away 16 May. He was a retired minister, serving in Illinois, Chicago, Texas, Michigan, and Indiana. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Sparks, in 2008.

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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