NEWHALL, Calif.—Mary Mothershead, a pastor’s wife, died Aug. 19. She was 77.

Mary served alongside her husband, Pete, as he was pastor of evangelism at Emmanuel Baptist Church, Toledo, Ohio, for 12 years and pastor of Santa Clarita (California) Baptist Church for 25 years. Since 2007, Mary traveled with Pete in his Balanced Evangelism ministry when she was able. Pete, author of Showing and Sharing My Faith, created his Balanced Evangelism program while pastoring Emmanuel Baptist Church to instruct people in sharing the gospel. Mary contributed to the program by writing guidance on sharing the gospel with children.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Pete.

A funeral will held be at Eternal Valley Memorial Park and Mortuary, Newhall, California, on Aug. 24, from 8:45 to 9:30 a.m.