Obituaries

Remembered: June 27, 2019

Remembered: June 27, 2019

The following is a listing of Wesleyan pastors, missionaries and leaders who have passed away. These notices were received through June 14 – 27. Rev. Michael Scarbrough (52) died June 20. He pastored in Michigan. Rev. William “Bill” Tietje (61) died June...
Remembered: June 13, 2019

Remembered: June 13, 2019

The following is a listing of Wesleyan pastors, missionaries and leaders who have passed away. These notices were received through May 31 – June 13. Rev. Terry Penland (65) died June 1. He pastored churches in North Carolina. View other Remembered posts. To submit the...
Remembered: May 30, 2019

Remembered: May 30, 2019

The following is a listing of Wesleyan pastors, missionaries and leaders who have passed away. These notices were received through May 17 – May 30. Rosemary Maddux (93) died May 16. She served as a missionary with Wesleyan World Missions (now Global Partners) in...
Remembered: May 16, 2019

Remembered: May 16, 2019

The following is a listing of Wesleyan pastors, missionaries and leaders who have passed away. These notices were received through May 2 – May 16. Rev. Atwood Cool (90) died December 8, 2018. He pastored churches in Michigan, New York, Ohio and Oregon. (No online...
Remembered: May 2, 2019

Remembered: May 2, 2019

The following is a listing of Wesleyan pastors, missionaries and leaders who have passed away. These notices were received through April 15 – May 1. Rev. Dick Kaylor (90) died April 27. He pastored churches in New York. Rev. Edwin Luther (70) died April 23. He...
Remembered: March 28, 2019

Remembered: March 28, 2019

The following is a listing of Wesleyan pastors, missionaries and leaders who have passed away. These notices were received through March 15 – March 28. Dr. Robert Benninger (97) died March 16. He served as a missionary in Sierra Leone with Wesleyan World Missions (now...
Remembered: February 14, 2019

Remembered: February 14, 2019

The following is a listing of Wesleyan pastors, missionaries and leaders who have passed away. These notices were received through February 1 – February 13. Rev. Charles McCallum (95) died January 31. He pastored in Oklahoma, New York and Vermont and served as a...
Remembered: January 31, 2019

Remembered: January 31, 2019

The following is a listing of Wesleyan pastors, missionaries and leaders who have passed away. These notices were received through January 18 – January 31. Lois Curtiss (75) died January 5. She served as a missionary with Wesleyan World Missions (now Global Partners)...
Remembered: January 17, 2019

Remembered: January 17, 2019

The following is a listing of Wesleyan pastors, missionaries and leaders who have passed away. These notices were received through January 4 – January 17. Dr. Malcolm Ellis (89) died January 12. He served as a Bible professor at various Wesleyan colleges and...
Remembered: April 13, 2018

Remembered: April 13, 2018

The following is a listing of Wesleyan pastors and leaders who have passed away. These notices were received April 8-13. Rev. Leonard Catron (95) died April 8, 2018. He pastored churches in South Carolina. Rev. Fred Fox (69) died April 3, 2018. He served as pastor of...
Remembered: March 24, 2018

Remembered: March 24, 2018

The following is a listing of Wesleyan pastors and leaders who have passed away. These notices were received March 12-23. Rev. Johnnie R. Blair, Sr. (70) died March 11. He served as pastor of Crossroads Community Wesleyan Church in Holton, Indiana. Rev. Oliver “Bud”...
Remembered: March 12, 2018

Remembered: March 12, 2018

The following is a listing of Wesleyan pastors and leaders who have passed away. These notices were received February 26-March 11. Rev. Jack Cooper (88) died March 1. He pastored seven Wesleyan churches in Michigan. Rev. Don Dawalt (87) died February 27. He pastored...
Remembered: February 26, 2018

Remembered: February 26, 2018

The following is a listing of Wesleyan pastors and leaders who have passed away. These notices were received February 1-25. Rev. Howard Barefoot (86) died February 2. He served at All Tribes Indian School in New Mexico and later pastored churches in Indiana. Rev....
Wesleyan leader and mentor, Dr. Daniel Finch, passes

Wesleyan leader and mentor, Dr. Daniel Finch, passes

A leader and pastor within The Wesleyan Church has passed away. Dr. Daniel Eugene Finch died on January 9, 2016, in Duluth, Ga., at age 79. Dr. Finch was born on June 1, 1936 in Manitou Springs, Colo. He held three undergrad degrees, a masters and a doctorate. He...
Darrell Scruggs dies in car accident

Darrell Scruggs dies in car accident

We are saddened to receive the tragic news that Rev. Darrell Scruggs lost his life in a two-car accident early Sunday morning near Bradenton, FL. Pastor Darrell was the district administrator of the North Carolina East District and has served The Wesleyan Church as an...
​Ermal L. Wilson, missionary statesman, dies

​Ermal L. Wilson, missionary statesman, dies

Ermal Leroy Wilson, 97, of Marion, Indiana, was General Secretary of World Missions for the Pilgrim Holiness Church and the merged Wesleyan Church from 1958-1972. Ermal Wilson is remembered with gratitude by The Wesleyan Church as a missionary statesman, a preacher of...
Wesleyan Life Archive

Wesleyan Life Archive

Digital Magazine Library Click on a cover below to read the turn-page magazine with bonus videos, photo galleries, and resources. Download the PDF via the corresponding link below each cover. Share the magazine to inform and inspire readers about God’s work in...