The memorial service for Dr. Wayne Flory, former professor and Grace Brethren pastor, will be Sunday, August 13 at 1:30 p.m. It will be at Los Altos Grace Brethren Church, 6565 Stearns St. in Long Beach.
Dr. Flory died July 8. Ordained to the Christian ministry in 1951, he was a tenured professor at Biola University, where he taught full-time from 1972 until 2004. He also served as vice president of Brethren Schools, Paramount, Calif, from 1967-1972 and as Executive Field Secretary, Los Angeles County for Christian Endeavor from 1959-1963. He served as pastor at the First Brethren Church of South Gate, Calif., the Los Altos Brethren Church, Long Beach, Calif., and Community Brethren Church of Whittier, Calif. From 1953-1955, he served as a Grace Brethren chaplain (First Lieutenant) in the U.S. Army.
He was a graduate of Westmont College (B.A., New Testament Greek); Grace Theological Seminary (M.Div., cum laude); Talbot Theological Seminary (Th.M., New Testament); California State University Los Angeles (M.A., History); and University of Southern California (Ph.D., First Century Roman History).
He is survived by his wife, Jaqulyn, daughters Kathleen, Linda, and Maureen, and son Richard.
Refreshments will be provided following the memorial.
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The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the
Grace Community Church “Wave 3 Remodel Fund”
138 8th Street
Seal Beach, CA 90740