In Memoriam: 2 August 2019

The following is a weekly listing of Nazarene ministers and leaders who recently went home to be with the Lord. Notices were received 29 July-2 August 2019.

Paul Brown, 89, of Pilot Point, Texas, passed away 31 July. He was a retired minister, serving in Texas and Pennsylvania. He was preceded in death by his wife, Harriet Brown, in 2002.

John Sgro, 78, of Mansfield, Ohio, passed away 25 July. He was a retired minister, serving in Kentucky and Ohio. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Sgro.

Lovie Thrasher, 89, of Louisville, Kentucky, passed away 22 July. She was preceded in death by her husband, retired minister and evangelist Oren Thrasher, who served in Kentucky. Oren Thrasher passed away in 1996.

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

--Compiled by NCN News

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