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James Hand June 3, 1925 – June 11, 2014
Retired Pastor James Hand died June 11, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Jean; son David Hand; daughter, Sarah Murphy; and five grandchildren.
Reverend and Mrs. Hand served the Coden-Irvington-Heron Bay, Mount Vernon, Livingston and Citronelle charges in the Alabama-West Florida Annual Conference; and a Professor at Willamette University in the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference. He retired in 1990.
A celebration of life will be held at 2:00 p.m. August 9, 2014 at Capitol Manor, 1995 Dallas Highway NW, Salem, Oregon, 97304. (503) 967-3086.
Gifts in James’ memory may be directed to any of the following: The Capitol Manor Foundation, First United Methodist Church, Salem; St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, Salem.
Friends may contact Jean Hand, 368 Lower La Vista Court NW, Salem, OR 97304.
Grant Hagiya, Bishop
William Mullette-Bauer, Director of Stewardship and Finance