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February 2019 PrideNotes
Heather M. Macy 2000, Elm City, released her book Two Feet Forward which is meant to inspire and prepare you for and during life’s challenges. You can purchase it on amazon.
Ellenor French Lorman 1945, passed away on February 15, 2019. OBITUARY
Evelyn Thompson Berrier 1947, passed away on February 11, 2019. OBITUARY
Ruth Harrill Middleton 1949, passed away on February 6, 2019. OBITUARY
Edna Stokes Joyner 1954, passed away on January 30, 2019. OBITUARY
Shirley Seagroves Johnson 1956, passed away on February 3, 2019. OBITUARY
Sondra Thompson Welles 1962, passed away on November 13, 2018.
Peggy J. Cockerham 1978 OBITUARY
David A. Reaves 1980, passed away on February 18, 2019. OBITUARY
Sympathy Extended To
Anne Hamilton Terry 1966, in the passing of her cousin, Shirley Seagroves Johnson 1956, on February 3, 2019.
Martha Thompson Eakes 1969, in the passing of her aunt, Evelyn Thompson Berrier 1947, on February 11, 2019.
January 2019 PrideNotes
Barbara B. Myers 1968, Gastonia, recently received the United Methodist Women Special Recognition of Service Award. This award acknowledges her commitment to the Methodist Church and her community through service on the Community Foundation and support for the Community Backpack Program. Barbara has also been an integral leader of Camp Sunshine and supporter of the Meals for Boys and Girls Club, all community outreach programs of the First United Methodist Church of Gastonia.
Pell Rouse Foster 1969, Rocky Mount, is taking oil painting classes and enjoying her new experiences. She frequently volunteers for the local Boys and Girls Club in their area teaching etiquette and music. She also volunteers at Rocky Mount Academy where she is a GrandFriend to Chinese students who come there to study for 1/2 a year. She and her husband, Sonny, who is President of Smithson, Inc. have established an Engineering Scholarship in their name at Nash Community College, where Sonny is a trustee. They both enjoy traveling and recently enjoyed 3 days as guests of Trinchero Winery in St. Helena, CA. Pell is looking forward to her 50th Reunion at GC.
Kaleigh Hemstock 2016, Greensboro, received a Masters of Science in Higher Education Administration in December of 2018
Samuel Brittain Leslie 2016, Greensboro, married Sarah Holt Forman on Saturday, November 10, 2018 in Finch Chapel on the Campus of Greensboro College. The Rev. Dr. Robert Brewer, Greensboro College Chaplain and assistant professor of religion, officiated at the wedding. The reception was held in Lea Center of Main Building.
Rebecca Royall Hill 1948, passed away on June 25, 2018. OBITUARY
Dorothy Taylor Chidester 1950, passed away on January 20, 2019. OBITUARY
Pat Willet Hall 1950, passed away on January 14, 2019. OBITUARY
Marilu McGerity Thomas 1953, passed away on January 5, 2019. OBITUARY
Linda Brymer Lucas 1961, passed away on January 25, 2019. OBITUARY
Nancy Wilkins Arrington 1963, passed away on January 6, 2019. OBITUARY
Marlana Leonard Clodfelter 1978, passed away on January 11, 2019. OBITUARY
Sympathy Extended To
Barbara Lee Spencer 1953, in the passing of her husband, Don Spencer, on January 12, 2019.
Lea Spencer Kirkman 1978, in the passing of her father, Don Spencer, on January 12, 2019.
December 2018 PrideNotes
Cindy Loomis Freeman 1971, Williamsburg, VA, retired as director of the Early Childhood Music School in Williamsburg, Virginia and has launched a second career as a writer. She has published two award-winning short stories and three novels with High Tide Publications: UNREVEALED, THE DARK ROOM, and I WANT TO GO HOME.
Deborah Coan Lamm 1973, Matthews, was honored by Charlotte Latin School in October. The school’s on-campus team-challenge course Lamm Hawks Quest is named after Debbie for her vision and promotion of experiential learning to foster collaboration, team building, and active problem solving. Lamm was an administrator at Latin from 1992-2017.
Shelley Jarrad Lombardo 1997, Maryland, Chief Operating Officer of Evergreen Advisors, an investment bank and corporate advisory firm, has been elected to the board of the Cyber Association of Maryland (CAMI). CAMI was established in 2015 to generate sales and jobs through Maryland’s cybersecurity industry. CAMI is Maryland’s only organization dedicated 100% to the growth of Maryland’s cybersecurity industry.
Jane Herring Wooten 1939, passed away on December 23, 2018. OBITUARY
Sarah Massey Armstrong 1939, passed away on November 14, 2018.
Lillie Brown Perry 1940, passed away on December 29, 2018. OBITUARY
Elizabeth Gibson Tysor 1941, passed away on September 17, 2018. OBITUARY
Helen Craven Wheeler 1941, passed away on October 11, 2018. OBITUARY
Janella Kirk 1942, passed away on November 29, 2018.
Margaret Weldon Jones 1945, passed away on November 28, 2018. OBITUARY
Keith Pope Webb 1945, passed away on June 26, 2018.
Ann Spargo Withers 1946, passed away on March 27, 2018. OBITUARY
Jacquelyn Pollock Carson 1952, passed away on December 15, 2018. OBITUARY
Carolyn Harris Conarroe 1961, passed away on November 28, 2018. OBITUARY
Rev. William B. Wombough 1966, passed away on December 8, 2018. OBITUARY
Sympathy Extended To
Ellen Brown Otterbourg 1948, in the passing of her sister, Lillie Brown Perry 1940, on December 29, 2018.
Josephine Gibson Fisher 1964, in the passing of her aunt, Elizabeth Gibson Tysor 1941, on September 17, 2018.
Marjorie Gibson Whitlock 1969, in the passing of her aunt, Elizabeth Gibson Tysor 1941, on September 17, 2018.
Anne Gibson Tang 1972, in the passing of her aunt, Elizabeth Gibson Tysor 1941, on September 17, 2018.
November 2018 PrideNotes
Keya Strudwick 2016, Richmond, Va. is working as a compliance auditor for Satori Solutions.
Liz Widenhouse 2015 and Dustin Minnick 2016 were engaged in November of 2018. Dustin is studying chiropractic medicine at Palmer College in Port Orange FL and Liz is in PA school at High Point University in High Point NC.
Martha Brady Bruton 1947, passed away on November 17, 2018. OBITUARY
Rebecca Raper Austin 1949, passed away on November 11, 2018. OBITUARY
Hundley Philpott Lowe 1966, passed away on November 22, 2018. OBITUARY
Gary W. Gaupp 1973, passed away on November 12, 2018. OBITUARY
Alexander W. Vander Hoff 2014, passed away on November 14, 2018.
Sympathy Extended To
Mary Martin Hamlin 1947, in the passing of her cousin, Rebecca Raper Austin 1949, on November 11, 2018.
Jennette Thomas 1963, in the passing of her husband, Fred Gunter on August 14, 2018.
Barry A Cain 1967, in the passing of his partner of 16 years, Ennis Milton Owens Jr on November 06, 2017
October 2018 PrideNotes
Mary Sue Warren 1952, Newton Grove, N.C., was honored for her dedicated service to Oak Grove Free Will Baptist Church. Read the article here.
Kay Vass Darling 1980, Richmond, Va., will be a featured artist at Union Presbyterian Seminary’s free public exhibit, titled “Icons Reimagined,” which began Nov. 1, 2018, at William Smith Morton Library, 3406 Chamberlayne Ave., Richmond, VA 23227. The exhibit will feature oil paintings and collage/mixed-media works by local artist Kay Vass Darling along with books from Morton Library’s collection pertaining to icons, worship, and iconography. The exhibit will be in place through mid-January 2019 and there will be a free gallery talk by the artist at 3 p.m. Nov. 12.
Anne Jones Hurd 1981, Greensboro, has been elected vice chair of the Greensboro War Memorial Commission.
Alison Clayton 2008, Durham, is a finalist on StandUP NBC. Learn more about the show.
Alicia Helms 2018 is serving as Gallery Director Assistant aboard numerous cruise lines carrying the commissioned art represented by Park West Galleries of Michigan and Miami.
Ramona Rouse Tucker 1949, Oct. 23, 2018. Obituary.
Eleanor Simms Fink 1951, Sept. 26, 2018. Obituary.
Frances Gaskins Coggin 1968, Oct. 30, 2018. Obituary.
Donna Wishon Munday 2001, Sept. 2, 2018. Obituary.
Sympathy Extended To:
Judith Ward Burwell 1968 in the passing of her husband, Lewis Carter Burwell III, on Feb. 24, 2018.
September 2018 PrideNotes
Justin K. Weaks 2012 and Andrew L. Cutler 2008 worked on GLORIA together at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company.
Mitchell Choros 2017, Charlotte, was featured on NBC Charlotte as well as the Carolina Panthers’ official Facebook page for his Panther-themed third-grade classroom at Sterling Elementary School.
August 2018 PrideNotes
Holly E. Jeffcoat 1992, Dallas, Texas, was recently selected as the new dean of the Southern Methodist University. Read more about her role.
Samantha F. Kirschner 2018, Greensboro, is the service manager at the new Texas Roadhouse that will be opening in High Point in October 2018.
July 2018 PrideNotes
Daphne Crissman Trent 1973, Pawleys Island, S.C., sang at Carnegie Hall on April 15 with 270 people from around the world in a performance of “Dreamweaver,” featuring the music of Ola Gjeilo and Dan Forrest.
The Rev. Dr. Timothy S. Moore 1996, Statesville, is the Director of Donor Development at Union Presbyterian Seminary. His second book, “Displaced Persons,” was released in September 2018.
Edward J. Wohlgemuth 2002, Greensboro, has been named the new principal for Kiser Middle School in Greensboro. He had been serving as the principal of Florence Elementary School since 2011.
June 2018 PrideNotes
Andreas J. Mosby 2015, Greensboro, graduated from Elon University School of Law and passed the bar exam on his first attempt.
Dr. Shannon Brown Peeples 1997, Greensboro, has been named the new principal of Cone Elementary.
Anne Bennett Powell 1938 passed away on June 7, 2018. OBITUARY
Kathryn Thompson Remmey 1941 passed away on June 18, 2018. OBITUARY
Marian Graham Tidd 1942 passed away on February 27, 2017.
Laura Little Truitt 1944 passed away on June 12, 2018. OBITUARY
Mary Frances Pierce Tillman 1945 passed away on December 24, 2017.
Caroline Hill Albritton 1946 passed away on June 16, 2018. OBITUARY
Betsy Cade Close 1946 passed away on June 10, 2018. OBITUARY
Mary Lane Stembridge Travis 1953 passed away on May 29, 2018. OBITUARY
Anne Wilson Holliday 1962 passed away on June 8, 2018. OBITUARY
Thomas M. Vick III 1964 passed away on February 17, 2018. OBITUARY
Dr. John Wanzenried 1964, passed away on January 25, 2017.
Sympathy Extended To
Daphne Dodd Scott 1974, in the passing of her mother, Anne Bennett Powell 1938, on June 7, 2018.
May 2018 PrideNotes
Bett Shelby 2006, has been hired as an Assistant Coach and Recruiting Coordinator for University of North Carolina Chapel Hill’s Women’s Basketball Team. Article.
Keith Dozier 1994 married Paula McGarrell on March 31, 2018.
Joanne White Schlaginhaufen 1964, passed away on May 2, 2018. OBITUARY
Sara Bruton Wrenn 1945, passed away on February 11, 2018. OBITUARY
Carey R. Barbour 1947, passed away on July 31, 2017. OBITUARY
Mary Jernigan Rose 1948, passed away on April 2, 2018. OBITUARY
Betty Sue Quinton Ramsey 1949, passed away on April 24, 2018. OBITUARY
Virginia Hatch Hickman 1951, passed away on January 9, 2018. OBITUARY
Thelma Moore Troutman 1951, passed away on March 29, 2018. OBITUARY
Carolyn Jones Cheatham 1953, passed away on May 2, 2018. OBITUARY
Ann Fields Padgett 1953, passed away on March 13, 2017. OBITUARY
Jean Tiller Wilkerson 1953, passed away on October 11, 2017. OBITUARY
Gladynell Watkins Elliott 1954, passed away on January 10, 2018. OBITUARY
Mary Esther Brown Young 1954, passed away on June 7, 2017. OBITUARY
Ruth Lynch Purser 1955, passed away on May 3, 2018. OBITUARY
Donald L. Strouth 1981, passed away on May 8, 2018. OBITUARY
April 2018 PrideNotes
Deborah Coan Lamm 1973, Matthews, retired in July 2017 from Charlotte Latin School where she has been the Head of Middle School since 1992. She has enjoyed her 39-year career as an English teacher, reading specialist, and principal. She currently serves as a consultant on special projects at Latin where she chaired the design team for the new Latin Fellows Program, a one-year apprenticeship for recent college graduates who are interested in teaching.
Jason B. Williams 1991, McKinney, TX, joined Precision Genetics in January 2018 as the Senior VP of Sales and Operations.
Dr. Patricia Raube Keller 1998, Cincinatti, OH, is a sports adminstration professor at the University of Cincinatti and was named Golden Apple Professor of the year by both undergraduate and graduate students for the 2017-18 academic year.
Ola Matlock Smith 1943, passed away on April 25, 2018. OBITUARY
Dorothy Leonard Pickett-Ramsour 1952, passed away on April 14, 2018. OBITUARY
Marilyn Baxley Webb 1953 passed away on April 21, 2018. OBITUARY
Mary Frances Colvert Lack 1958, passed away on April 1, 2018. OBITUARY
James P. Radford 1970, passed away on March 24, 2018. OBITUARY
Jessica Starr Guter 1993, passed away on April 12, 2018. OBITUARY
Sympathy Extended To
Cecilia Perry Wright 1983, in the death of her husband, Lawrence “Chip” H. Symonds Jr., on April 5, 2018.
Timothy P. Guter 1989, in the passing of his wife, Jessica Starr Guter 1993, on April 12, 2018.
March 2018 PrideNotes
Courtney P. Hemphill 1997, Greensboro, is one of sixteen artists awarded a Regional Artist Grant by Arts Greensboro. Article
April N. Hamilton 2006, Greensboro, has taken a position as the Marketing Manager for Window World in North Wilkesboro.
Karestin L. Harrison 2009, Raleigh, is a Technical Theater Director at Cardinal Gibbons High School.
Larue Langley Perry 1948, passed away on February 23, 2018. OBITUARY
Sarah Swain Gorrell 1953, passed away on December 23, 2017. OBITUARY
Jane Connelly Hansel 1955, passed away on March 22, 2018. OBITUARY
Nancy Bain Lewis 1956, passed away on March 13, 2018. OBITUARY
Elizabeth Buie Griffin 1957, passed away on March 27, 2018. OBITUARY
Sarah Jo Cates Wall 1962, passed away on February 19, 2018. OBITUARY
Ken S. Anderson Jr. 1963, passed away on March 10, 2018. OBITUARY
Jack B. Hanner 1964, passed away on March 16, 2018. OBITUARY
Sheila Woodard Scott 1982, passed away on March 8, 2018. OBITUARY
Sympathy Extended To
Martha Buie Tyson 1954, in the passing of her sister, Elizabeth Buie Griffin 1957, on March 27, 2018.
Louise Anderson McLeod 1961, in the passing of her husband, Norman “Bud” McLeod, on January 30, 2018.