ALUMNI DEATHS

Jerry Lawrence Adams ’66

Dec. 12, 2015; Kings Mountain.

Mary Ann B. Angel ’42 MAEd ’69 

Feb. 4, 2016; Canton.

Lucy Evans Barnett ’44

Jan. 13, 2016; Simpsonville,
South Carolina.

Peggy Lou Bell ’98

Nov. 24, 2015; Whittier.

Joseph C. Bennett ’59

Dec. 11, 2015; Arden.

Tammy E. Bennett ’92

Feb. 22, 2016; Marysville, Pennsylvania.

Keith W. Berry ’77

Nov. 8, 2015; Rutherford College.

Uramae Bryson Bhrisun ’76

Feb. 11, 2016; Waynesville.

Steve Bias MSA ’11

April 7, 2016; Andrews.

Michael Debruhl Blankenship MAEd ’85

Jan. 8, 2016; Asheville.

James E. Boone ’58

March 9, 2016; Marshall.

Carolyn M. Boring MAEd ’78 

April 28, 2016; Fletcher.

Tewannah D. Bradley ’61

April 2, 2016; Asheville.

Walter Jennings Bryant Jr. ’57

Oct. 28, 2015; Asheville.

Lucille Hooper Bryson ’45

May 1, 2016; Sylva.

Roy L. Burchfield ’95

April 14, 2016; Robbinsville.

Charles L. Cabe ’58 

Oct. 24, 2015; Franklin.

Mary R. Cabe ’62

March 14, 2016; Franklin.

Barbara H. Caldwell ’55

Jan. 21, 2016; Clover, South Carolina.

Stephen F. Caldwell ’73

Dec. 17, 2015; Clyde.

James William Callahan ’59

Nov. 27, 2015; Franklin.

Lucretia Ann “LuAnn” Canipe ’82

March 25, 2016; Ashburn, Virginia.

Mary F. Cardell ’72

Jan. 6, 2016; Jacksonville, Florida.

Jon Willis Carswell ’59

Jan. 19, 2016; Granite Falls.

Larry J. Carter MBA ’74

Jan. 30, 2016; Arden.

Quilla Jane Eargle Chapman ’53

Jan. 5, 2016; Charlotte.

Ashley Jane Carter Chicoine ’05

March 28, 2016; Winston-Salem.

Gary F. Collins ’75

March 22, 2016; Old Fort.

Leo B. Cowan ’52

Feb. 15, 2016; Tuckasegee.

Nancy Potts Coward MAEd ’57

Jan. 3, 2016; Asheville.

Cathryn P. Creasman ’42

April 3, 2016; Wilmington.

Margaret Shigley Crowe ’34

April 6, 2016; Rome, Georgia.

Annie B. Culpepper ’80

Dec. 20, 2015; Cornelius.

Robert Eugene Cunningham ’54

Nov. 5, 2015; Hayesville.

Larry E. Dalton MA ’69

Oct. 30, 2015; Salem, South Carolina.

Lauren M. Dobbins ’04

Feb. 21, 2016; Charlotte.

Max Harrison Ducket ’57 MA ’60

Nov. 28, 2015; Canton.

Judith B. Fields MA ’89

Oct. 26, 2015; Cashiers.

Stephanie Blount Fields ’80

Dec. 23, 2015; Raleigh.

Patricia D. Flowers ’67

Feb. 5, 2016; Rock Hill, South Carolina.

Oscar Harris Ford III MPM ’10

April 26, 2016; Wake Forest.

Frank L. Foster III ’70

Oct. 28, 2015; Asheville.

Miriam Freer ’79

April 9, 2016; Sylva.

Gladys G. Galbreath MAEd ’74

Jan. 4, 2016; Okahumpka, Florida.

Buck E. Gaston ’59

Nov. 19, 2015; Enka.

Beverly P. Glenn ’58

May 20, 2016; Black Mountain.

Patricia A. Gowan-Metcalf EDS ’89

Jan. 26, 2016; Asheville.

Kimberly Short Green ’81

May 17, 2016; Stone Mountain, Georgia.

Anice C. Grissom ’77

Feb. 7, 2016; Badin.

Karen Lee Gulley ’04

Feb. 14, 2016; Murphy.

Robert Cromwell Hall ’44

Oct. 8, 2015; Asheville.

Gerald B. Hamlett ’77

Dec. 28, 2015; Shelby.

Barry R. Harrill ’73

Feb. 26, 2016; Kure Beach.

Sarah C. Harwell ’78

Jan. 3, 2016; Barnardsville.

Arthur L. Hattaway ’72 

Oct. 17, 2015; Salisbury.

Allen Dean Haynes ’63

March 1, 2016; Enterprise, Alabama.

Mae H. Heffner ’43

Jan. 1, 2016; Winston-Salem.

Floyd Thomas Henry ’57

April 1, 2016; Marietta, Georgia.

Carolyn L. Herman MAEd ’77

Sept. 26, 2015; Arden.

Herman H. Hipps ’52

Feb. 3, 2016; Green Mountain.

James D. Hollis ’82

Jan. 11, 2016; Wilmington.

Edna Ruth Holt MAEd ’77 EDS ’84

April 5, 2016; Asheville.

Thadious Wayne Hooper ’58

Feb. 7, 2016; Cullowhee.

Willette Patton Hooper ’37

April 30, 2016; Hiawassee, Georgia.

Amelia Joyce S. Horni EDS ’88

Nov. 27, 2015; Asheville.

John M. Israel ’92

Jan. 8, 2016; Atlanta, Georgia.

Brian A. Jennings ’98

Jan. 2, 2016; Franklin.

Lowell A. Jennings ’61 MA ’68 

Jan. 21, 2016; Florence, South Carolina.

Susan K. Johnson ’68

May 13, 2016; St. Petersburg, Florida.

Darlene M. Kauffman ’77

Jan. 25, 2016; Andrews.

Donna M. Kraemer ’75

March 8, 2016; Charlotte.

Thomas J. Ladet Jr. ’93

Dec. 21, 2015; Canton.

Lana Jo Lambert ’99

Nov. 24, 2015; Waynesville.

Samuel H. Lane III ’63 

Feb. 8, 2016; Waynesville.

Kenneth R. Lloyd ’63

Feb. 16, 2016; Asheville.

Joseph M. Locklear MME ’82

July 18, 2015; Pembroke.

Joe G. Lowrance ’59

May 15, 2016; Greenville, South Carolina.

Wesley C. McCall ’93

March 23, 2016; Lake Toxaway.

George K. McConnell Jr. ’70

Nov. 27, 2015; Lillington.

Patrick W. McCora ’86

May 10, 2016; Salisbury.

Mary Anne McCurry ’57

May 25, 2016; Asheville.

Donald A. McDaris ’60

Jan. 7, 2016; Greer, South Carolina.

Haseltine S. McDonald ’46

Dec. 19, 2015; Mount Olive.

John Robert McDowell MBA ’81

Nov. 1, 2015; Houston, Texas.

Loqueta H. McRorie ’54 MAEd ’79

Jan. 27, 2016; Waynesville.

Gawain P. Mainwaring MPA ’00

Feb. 1, 2016; Asheville.

Ruby C. Marshall ’72

Jan. 18, 2016; Hickory.

Dorothy D. Matthews ’55

Oct. 13, 2015; Eden.

Roger B. Medford Jr. ’66

Jan. 9, 2016; Waynesville.

John Allen Moore ’49

Jan. 20, 2016; Hayesville.

Jeanette H. Morgan ’88

Nov. 25, 2015; Candler.

John Timothy Mundy ’93

Feb. 17, 2016; Sanford.

Charles L. Murdock Jr. ’52

April 12, 2016; Asheville.

Brian Edward Parker ’92

Oct. 2, 2015; Conover.

Samuel C. Parkinson ’80

March 31, 2016; Oak Ridge.

George R. Pattillo ’56 MA ’65

March 20, 2016; Franklin.

Dorsey Edward Poole Jr. ’51

Feb. 23, 2016; Fremont.

Mildred Sutton Pressley ’80

Dec. 22, 2015; Asheville.

William C. Pressley ’50 MA ’55

March 19, 2016; Winchester, Virginia.

Nancy Dance Proffitt ’65

May 18, 2016; Halifax, Virginia.

John Alan Purvis ’70

Oct. 3, 2015; Charlotte.

Clayton H. Ramsey ’49 MAEd ’53

Feb. 18, 2016; Franklin.

Teresa H. Reed ’78

Dec. 27, 2015; Candler.

Dorothy Morgan Roberson ’56 MAEd ’84

Jan. 8, 2016; Asheville.

Terry R. Roberson ’73

Dec. 9, 2015; Asheville.

Margaret K. Roberts ’63 MAEd ’76

April 16, 2016; Fairview.

Clyde Steven Rockett ’72

Jan. 9, 2016; Nebo.

George G. Roland ’69 MA ’75

April 10, 2016; Franklin.

Barbara A. Rolen ’57

April 7, 2016; Charlotte.

Jerry M. Russell ’73 MAEd ’75 MA ’02

Jan. 21, 2016; Saluda.

Jessie D. Ryland ’59 MAEd ’61

Sept. 30, 2015; Westminster, Colorado.

Francis Mack Sarvis MAEd ’74

May 19, 2016; Pawley’s Island, South Carolina.

Hazel Saunooke-Stalcup ’63

Jan. 30, 2016; Cherokee.

Elaine F. Schallhorn MAEd ’92

Oct. 29, 2015; Black Mountain.

Luther W. Shaw ’54

Dec. 29, 2015; Springfield, Virginia.

Conny H. Shirley MAEd ’61

May 2, 2016; Clarkesville, Georgia.

Verne Shive Jr. ’80

Nov. 1, 2015; Gastonia.

Rev. Roy W. Sides

Nov. 6, 2015; Lincolnton.

William Spencer Smith ’69

Feb. 22, 2016; Brevard.

Stephen L. Stafford ’68

March 8, 2016; Lilburn, Georgia.

Robert L. Tallman ’77

Jan. 31, 2016; Wilson.

William E. Teague ’67

Jan. 24, 2016; Charlotte.

Charlotte L. Tell ’77

Feb. 24, 2016; Asheville.

Buford B. Turner ’63

Nov. 26, 2015; Asheboro.

Frank M. Van Amerigen ’78

Oct. 5, 2015; Wellington, Florida.

Jennie S. Wagner MAEd ’83

Jan. 21, 2016; Candler.

Jane Randolph Waldrup ’65

Dec. 22, 2015; Lewisville.

Stephen M. Walker ’72

April 18, 2016; Rutherfordton.

James R. Washburn ’53 MAEd ’69 

Jan. 3, 2016; Old Fort.

Jack C. Webb ’51 MBA ’81

Nov. 17, 2015; Matthews.

Larry E. Wheeler ’76

Feb. 21, 2016; Woodstock, Georgia.

Kathleen D. Willard ’78 MAEd ’81

Jan. 18, 2016; Seneca, South Carolina.

Dany Edward Williams ’70

March 13, 2015; Spruce Pine.

Gladys Crisp Woody ’57

Dec. 23, 2015; Bryson City.

Shelby B. Woody ’62 MAEd ’64

May 17, 2016; Hayesville.

UNIVERSITY DEATHS

Mae L. Allen, retired facilities management staff member, April 15, 2016; Cullowhee.

Arthur John Anderson, friend and benefactor, April 9, 2016; New York,
New York.

Cecil C. Brooks, retired dean of records and admissions and faculty member,
Oct. 11, 2015; Sparta.

Lewis Edward Buchanan, retired facilities management staff member, Feb. 12, 2016; Sylva.

William L. Bumgarner, retired facilities management staff member, March 7, 2016; Sylva.

Lorinda O. Casey, retired facilities management staff member, Jan. 8, 2016; Cullowhee.

Luther L. Coggins, retired facilities management staff member, May 2, 2016; Cullowhee.

James A. Cooper, former member of the WCU board of trustees, Jan. 6, 2016; Cherokee.

Floyd Merton “Mert” Cregger, former director of the Center for Improving Mountain Living, March 28, 2016;
Black Mountain.

Nancy Silver Duckworth, friend and benefactor, Dec. 22, 2015; Canton.

Paul S. Flynn Sr., retired College of Education and Allied Professions faculty member, March 13, 2016; Asheville.

Michael Paul Jones, retired head of philosophy and religion, Nov. 23, 2015; Sylva.

William Glenn Hardesty MAEd ’77, retired director of student financial aid, Feb. 28, 2016; Asheville.

James R. Holland, retired director of human resources, Nov. 11, 2015; Sylva.

Gloria H. Houston, former College of Education and Allied Professions faculty member, March 21, 2016; Apollo Beach, Florida.

David H. Littlejohn, former world languages faculty member in Spanish, Feb. 8, 2016; Cullowhee.

Thelma M. Lusk, former facilities management staff member, Oct. 13, 2015; Monroe.

Larry D. Lynch, friend and benefactor, April 21, 2016; Webster.

James A. Madison, friend and benefactor, grandson of Robert Lee Madison, founding president of WCU, Dec. 15, 2015; Sylva.

Robert Lee Madison ’58, grandson of Robert Lee Madison, founding president of WCU, Feb. 22, 2016; High Point.

Yvonne Saddler Nielsen, retired human services faculty member, Oct. 10, 2015; Houston, Texas.

Velma Plemmons, former accounting office staff member, Nov. 1, 2015; Sylva.

Mary Elsie Deal Pow, widow of Alexander Simpson Pow, former president of WCU, Dec. 1, 2015; Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Charles Rush, former bursar and business faculty member, Oct. 9, 2015; Cullowhee.

Maxine S. Shannon, retired staff member, May 5, 2016; Maryville, Tennessee.

Rev. Claude Y.  Stewart, former faculty member, Dec. 13, 2015; Sylva.