Oklahoma Conference of the United Methodist Church



NELSON — Rev. Marvin Dean Nelson, 84, of Oklahoma City died March 28, 2018.
His 65 years in ministry included serving as Woodward District superintendent and pastoring at Berlin, Deer Creek, Loyal, Hunter, Lawton-St. Paul’s, Cushing, OKC-Mayfair Heights, Guthrie-First, Edmond-New Covenant, OKC-St. John’s, and Kremlin. He also was corporate chaplain for John Vance Auto Group.
Among survivors are his wife, Kaye; sons Doug Nelson and Matthew Irvin, and daughters Mary Beth Ziba and Kylie Goering.
Service was April 3 at New Covenant UMC. Memorial gifts to: Mayfair Heights UMC, Frontier Hospice, or the “Marvin and Kaye Nelson Ministry Scholarship Fund at OCU” at the Oklahoma United Methodist Foundation.

DUBIE — Rev. Laura Ann Wolfe Dubie, 64, of Tulsa died March 25, 2018. She had been on medical leave.
She pastored at Tulsa-Rose Hill, Tuttle, and Bristow, as associate at Enid-First, and as minister of pastoral care at Tulsa-First.
Among survivors are her husband, Ed Dubie; her children, Ryan Wolfe, Sean Wolfe, and Sara Shaw; and Ed’s daughter, Christina King.
Service was March 31 at Tulsa-First. Memorial gifts to: Tulsa-First, The Lydia Project, or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

WALKER — Rev. Wiley Bruce Walker, 83, of Oklahoma City died March 16, 2018. He was a retired deacon.
In Oklahoma City, he was director of music at Wesley and Village churches and business administrator and choir director at Chapel Hill.
Among survivors are his wife, Jan Walker, and four sons: Chris, Marion, Scott, and Paul.
Service was March 23 at All Soul’s Episcopal Church, Oklahoma City. Memorial gifts to: All Soul’s music department or Vocal Sounds of Oklahoma.


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