ALUMNI DEATHS

Linda Wolfe Albert MAEd ’72

May 4, 2015; Anderson, South Carolina.

Hattie Hilda Allison ’41

May 18, 2015; Sylva.

Charles Forest Allran Sr. ’62

April 18, 2015; Gastonia.

Virginia Lee Atkins ’00 MBA ’02

May 29, 2015; Saluda.

Charles Jack Baldwin ’59

July 4, 2015; Raleigh.

Marion Albert Ballew Jr. ’67

April 17, 2015; Weaverville.

T. Michael Barger Jr. ’05

April 17, 2015; Hickory.

Phillip Ray Bell MCM ’13

June 10, 2015; Greenwell Springs, Louisiana.

Freda W. Blanton ’69 MAEd ’81

Sept. 15, 2015; Waynesville.

Jerry Allen Bourne ’97

April 20, 2015; Fletcher.

Wade Anthony Boyles Sr. ’60

April 11, 2015; Weatherford, Texas.

George Stephenson “Steve” Bridges Jr.

Sept. 15, 2015; Greensboro.

Michael Dean Brooks ’72

Aug. 30, 2015; Asheboro.

Priscilla Suzzette Burleson ’99

July 1, 2015; Barnardsville.

Paul William Cabe ’66

May 6, 2015; Kings Mountain.

Dianna Noulis Callas ’92

July 22, 2015; Snellville, Georgia.

Lyle B. Carringer ’62

Aug. 16, 2015; Murphy.

John Osborn Citty ’58

June 6, 2015; Reidsville.

Hugh Hyde Constance Sr. ’50 MAEd ’74

July 30, 2015; Waynesville.

Thomas William Bond Couch ’60

June 29, 2015; Davidson.

John Milton Cox ’99

June 13, 2015; Cullowhee.

Mary Linda Bridgers Daugherty ’67

Aug. 10, 2015; Chapel Hill.

Mary O. DeWeese ’56

Oct. 3, 2015; Weaverville.

Thomas G. Ellis Jr. ’48

July 17, 2015; St. Augustine, Florida.

Roland William English ’55 MA ’64

Aug. 25, 2015; Monroe.

Frances Wilhelmine Farlinger MAEd ’58

Aug. 30, 2015; Asheville.

Terry N. Featherstone ’70

Aug. 7, 2015; Ocean Isle Beach.

Donald Norman Fisher ’82

Aug. 30, 2015; Bailey, Colorado.

Evan Stroud Flynn ’67 MAEd ’71

April 14, 2015; Aiken, South Carolina.

Ralph Lee Foushee MAEd ’67

May 7, 2015; West End.

Judy Stinnett Fuqua ’61

June 10, 2015; Holly Springs.

Robert Jiles Furmage IV ’09

Sept. 19, 2015; Raleigh.

Thomas E. Gaffigan ’62 MAEd ’69

June 30, 2015; Mills River.

Maxine Martin Garland ’65

Sept. 26, 2015; Johnson City, Tennessee.

Richard Lee Godfrey ’76

Sept. 4, 2015; Raleigh.

Virginia Lee Gorski ’58

Sept. 24, 2015; Fredericksburg, Virginia.

Norma Louise Grabenstein ’58

June 22, 2015; Wilmington.

Robert Emmett Gregory ’52

May 8, 2015; Irmo, South Carolina.

Toba Allen Grogan ’60 MA ’62

Aug. 30, 2015; Canton.

Robert “Bob” Cromwell Hall Sr. ’44

Oct. 8, 2015; Asheville.

Timothy Lee Harmon ’83

Aug. 8, 2015; Salisbury.

Vickie Lynn Hawkins MA ’87

April 17, 2015; Arden.

James Drayton Henderson ’63

July 18, 2015; Arden.

Sharon Elizabeth Henry ’66 MA ’69

Sept. 5, 2015; Concord.

Leonard David Hensley ’93

June 22, 2015; Old Fort.

Carolyn Louis Herman MAEd ’77

Sept. 26, 2015; Arden.

Edgar Turley “Trey” Higgins III

June 26, 2015; Gardnerville, Nevada.

Michelle Lea Hill ’95

Sept. 15, 2015; Naples, Florida.

Nalle Link Hill Jr. ’64

Aug. 18, 2015; Matthews.

James Thomas Hodges ’57

May 4, 2015; Burlington.

Palmer Clayton Hodgin ’08

July 26, 2015; Greensboro.

Ralph Eugene Hooper ’65 MAEd ’75

May 17, 2015; Cullowhee.

Bret Lyndon Hoover ’00

July 8, 2015; Newport, Oregon.

Elizabeth Howard Huffman ’60

April 19, 2015; Franklin.

Ervin Hunter Sr. ’87

April 9, 2015; Asheville.

Gregory Paul Isaacs ’07

July 23, 2015; Boone.

Priscilla Jackson-Young ’83

July 9, 2015; Creedmoor.

Gertrude Allen Johnson ’59

Sept. 9, 2015; Brevard.

Robert James Joubert MAEd ’73,

EDS ’77

July 31, 2015; Hendersonville.

Pauline Knight ’82

July 20, 2015; Cherokee.

Randolph S. Knight ’69

June 18, 2015; Columbia,
South Carolina.

Susan Wike Lanier ’82 MA ’87

Sept. 2, 2015; Cullowhee.

David Truett Lingerfelt ’56

July 17, 2015; Belmont.

Sarah Lackey McCormick ’66

March 25, 2015; Bessemer City.

Harold Montgomery McGinnis Jr. ’70

June 27, 2015; Pleasant Garden.

James Thompson McRainey Jr. ’48

June 20, 2015; Gastonia.

John W. Marona ’57

Sept. 17, 2015; Etowah.

Harry W. Martin ’42

May 1, 2015; Lancaster, California.

Cecil Wallace Mashburn ’58

June 15, 2015; Andrews.

Rebekah Ray May ’72

April 1, 2015; Nantahala.

Sarah Wells Nichol MAEd ’76

May 20, 2015; Hayesville.

Elizabeth Dawn Nicholson ’10

Sept. 15, 2015; Sylva.

Pamela Tucker Nickell ’74

May 1, 2015; Charlotte.

William Edward Niven ’52

Aug. 19, 2015; Lexington.

Leonard Ernest Oldwin Jr. ’84

May 29, 2015; Davis, California.

Ann Cox Ornduff MAEd ’84

July 9, 2015; Black Mountain.

William Lathan Osterhoudt Sr. MA ’71

Aug. 13, 2015; Key West, Florida.

William Robert Owens Sr. MA ’67

Aug. 5, 2015; Seneca, South Carolina.

James Vernon Painter Sr. ’46

April 10, 2015; Sylva.

Arnold C. Penland Jr. ’56

May 23, 2015; Gainesville, Florida.

Monte Charles Phillips ’80

January 26, 2015; Bryson City.

Lee Clyde Phoenix ’40

July 23, 2015; Greensboro.

Samuel Teague Ray ’63

June 5, 2015; Newnan, Georgia.

Nancy Ann Reid MAEd ’89

April 11, 2015; Asheville.

Dennis Marshall Riddle ’63

April 7, 2015; Marietta, Georgia.

Bobby Steve Robinson ’57

June 11, 2015; Winston-Salem.

Carolyn F. Rogers ’63

April 26, 2015; Norristown, Pennsylvania.

Harold W. Rogers ’59 MAEd ’84

July 2, 2015; Alexander.

Waldron Baird Rogers ’57

June 1, 2015; Brevard.

Janice Casey Sale EDS ’86

May 26, 2015; Shelby.

Jennifer Leigh Sellers ’95

Aug. 12, 2015; Cullowhee.

Richard Curtis Sherlin ’85

April 7, 2015; Trion, Georgia.

Joe A. Sluder ’62

July 11, 2015; Weaverville.

Phillip H. Smith ’57 MAEd ’66

July 3, 2015; Cherokee.

Wallace Allen Smith ’57 MAEd ’63

Sept. 23, 2015; Hayesville.

Robert Bryan Sprouse ’11

Aug. 29, 2015; Burnsville.

Triston Gene Stegall Jr. ’78

Aug. 29, 2015; Matthews.

Larry Douglas Turner ’74

Sept. 22, 2015; Morganton.

Angela Lynn Trull MS ’09

May 18, 2015; Canton.

Ann Bass Upton MA ’73

Aug. 10, 2015; Asheville.

Ira Roy Ussery ’54

May 22, 2015; Greenville, South Carolina.

Jeffrey Lee VanPelt ’88

Sept. 8, 2015; Lowell.

Johnnie Whiteside Walker MAEd ’76

April 18, 2015; Asheville.

Richard Tracy Wallace ’79

July 9, 2015; Canton, Mississippi.

Carolyn A. Waybright MAEd ’80

July 25, 2015; Aiken, South Carolina.

Robert Joel Whitfield ’67

April 9, 2015; Charlotte.

James Collins Wilder ’64

June 9, 2015; Davidson.

Ocie Bryson Wilkie ’40

April 28, 2015; Forest City.

Kenneth Stanley Wilson ’74

May 3, 2015; Wake Forest.

Andrew Jackson Wood Sr. ’57 MA ’59

May 19, 2015; Mint Hill.

Carrie Sue Wood ’65 MAEd ’66

April 11, 2015; Cullowhee.

Mary Brown Woody ’47 MAEd ’64

June 19, 2015; Anderson, South Carolina.

Edwin Gray Young ’41

April 4, 2015; Houston, Texas.

Lester Ray Young ’60 MAEd ’63

Aug. 15, 2015; Franklin.

UNIVERSITY DEATHS

Arnold B. Ashe, friend and benefactor, Sept. 20, 2015; Cullowhee.

Rosemary A. Bauer, former WCU Bookstore staff member,
April 14, 2015; Cullowhee.

William “Bill” Bradley, former
University Police officer, Sept. 15, 2015; Hendersonville.

Brenda Louise Buchanan, retired Facilities Management office manager, Sept. 19, 2015; Tuckasegee.

Joy Gibby Cagle ’12, Registrar’s Office staff member, Sept. 8, 2015; Sylva.

Norma Jean Coggins, retired Facilities Management staff member, Sept. 14, 2015; Cullowhee.

Jo Anne P. Foster, retired Financial Aid Office staff member, Sept. 5, 2015; Bryson City.

Clyde W. Green, retired Faciliites Management staff member, April 17, 2015; Sylva.

James Lamar Hennon, friend and benefactor, Aug. 25, 2015; Dalton, Georgia.

Clifford R. Lovin Sr., former dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and professor of history, Aug. 16, 2015; Swannanoa.

Gerald Phillip Seagle, retired Facilities Management staff member, June 23, 2015; Sylva.

Shelby Jean Sutton, former Facilities Management staff member, June 2, 2015; Sylva.

Blanton Whitmire, friend and benefactor, May 24, 2015; Kirkwood, Missouri.