In Memory

In Memory

Names of deceased Church of God ministers as reported to the Business and Records office of the Church of God International Offices in Cleveland, Tennessee. (Information will be posted for 30 days following the report to Business and Records).

Thelma Marie Smith, Panama City, Fla.

Rev. Thelma Marie Smith, a retired ordained minister from Panama City, Fla., passed away on April 17, 2019.

Date Reported: April 23, 2019

Larry Scott Newsom, Ashland, Mo.

Rev. Larry Scott Newsom, an associate pastor and ordained minister from Ashland, Mo., passed away on April 19, 2019.

Date Reported: April 23, 2019

James I. Marshall, Cleveland, Tenn.

Rev. James I. Marshall, a retired ordained bishop from Cleveland, Tenn., passed away on April 8, 2019.

Date Reported: April 23, 2019

Billy Ray Adams, Portland, Tenn.

Rev. Billy Ray Adams, a retired ordained bishop from Portland, Tenn., passed away on March 30, 2019.

Date Reported: May 01, 2019

Arthur Stephens, Ocala, Fla.

Rev. Arthur Stephens, retired exhorter from Ocala, Fla., passed away on April 12, 2019.

Date Reported: April 15, 2019

Robert Sparkman, Gadsden, Ala.

Rev. Robert Sparkman, a retired ordained bishop from Gadsden, Ala., passed away on April 9, 2019.

Date Reported: April 15, 2019

Nery Lionel Menjivar, Central Guatemala

Rev. Nery Lionel Menjivar, an evangelist from Central Guatemala, passed away on February 20, 2019.

Date Reported: April 09, 2019

Ray Hogan, Moore Haven, Fla.

Rev. Ray Hogan, a retired ordained bishop from Moore Haven, Fla., passed away on April 10, 2019.

Date Reported: April 11, 2019

Bette Collins Crews, Greensboro, N.C.

Rev. Bette Collins Crews, a retired exhorter from Greensboro, N.C., passed away on April 14, 2019.

Date Reported: April 15, 2019

James Ashby, Suffolk, Va.

Rev. James Ashby, a retired ordained bishop from Suffolk, Va., passed away on April 14, 2019.

Date Reported: April 15, 2019

Juan Castro Vega, Puerto Rico

Rev. Juan Castro Vega, a pastor from Puerto Rico, passed away on November 21, 2017.

Date Reported: April 16, 2018

Alec Earl Ward, Seagrove, N.C.

Rev. Alec Earl Ward, a retired ordained bishop from Seagrove, N.C., passed away on March 23, 2018.

Date Reported: March 26, 2018

Joy Franklin Rehmel, Shelburn, Ind.

Rev. Joy Franklin Rehmel, a retired ordained bishop from Shelburn, Ind., passed away on February 18, 2018.

Date Reported: February 20, 2018

Billy Dean Stockton, Sr., Marion, N.C.

Rev. Billy Dean Stockton, Sr., an ordained bishop from Marion, N.C., passed away on June 3, 2017.

Date Reported: June 05, 2017

Francisco A. Cerecero,

Rev. Francisco Cerecero, an ordained minister from San Antonio, Texas, passed away on July 20, 2016.

Date Reported: July 28, 2016

Mark Everett Donovan, Easton, Maryland

Rev. Mark Everett Donovan, an exhorter from Easton, Maryland, passed away on August 2, 2016.

Date Reported: August 02, 2016