In Memoriam: 15 November 2019

Global Ministry Center

The following is a weekly listing of Nazarene ministers and leaders who recently went home to be with the Lord. Notices were received from 9 November through 15 November 2019.

Sarah Denton-Baun, 95, of Hermitage, Tennessee, passed away 7 November 2019. She was the widow of retired minister and missionary Ronald Denton, who pastored in New York and Arkansas and served as a missionary in Bolivia, Uruguay, Argentina, and Brazil. Ronald passed away in 1991. She was preceded in death by her second husband, retired minister Glenn Baun, who served in New York, Virginia, and Tennesse. Glenn passed away in 2015.

Bob Porter, 79, of Scarborough, Maine, passed away 12 November 2019. He was a retired song minister, serving in Maine. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie.

James Thornton, 87, of Hannibal, Missouri, passed away 12 November 2019. He was a retired minister, serving in Wisconsin, Kansas, and Missouri. He is survived by his wife, Dolores. 

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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