The Association of Southwestern University Alumni

In Memoriam

We remember classmates who have recently passed away. 

It is with sadness that we inform you of your fellow alumni who have recently passed away. If available, a link to individual obituaries are included. (Click on the names to see obituaries.)

If you know someone who has passed away and are not on the list below, please contact the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations.

To see a list of all deceased alumni, visit the Class Years page

 

JUly 2017

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of July. Names are listed in alphabetical order by last name. The individuals listed below will be remembered at our 2017 Homecoming Worship Service (Sunday, Nov. 5) in the Lois Perkins Chapel. During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read. 

Donald Chase ’47 on Sept. 12, 2016
Sue Bethany Guinn ’47 on July 25, 2017
Ruth Knox Harris
’59 on July 12, 2017
Susan Bowyer Heil ’69 on May 12, 2017
Judy Wood Henderson ’55 on July 4, 2017
Hamilton W. Kilpatrick, III ’47 on Dec. 25, 2015
Rita Browning Mayfield on June 23, 2017
Uta C. Merzbach ’52 on June 28, 2017
Margaret A. Phillips Metteauer ’47 on Sept. 7, 2013
Margaret Kriegel Morgan ’41 on July 15, 2017
E. Rogene O’Donnell ’55 on June 24, 2017
William A. Speary ’47 on May 10, 2017
Commander Waymon Taylor ’47 on March 24, 2017

June 2017

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of June. Names are listed in alphabetical order by last name. The individuals listed below will be remembered at our 2017 Homecoming Worship Service (Sunday, Nov. 5) in the Lois Perkins Chapel. During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read. 

Carl H. Dewolfe ’66 on March 16, 2017
Marilyn Cooper Fischer ’46 on May 31, 2017
Loraine Rosenbush Gilley ’46 on June 25, 2017
Martha Huckeba Greer ’71 on June 21, 2017
Bishop John W. Hardt ’65 on June 18, 2017
Nina Nelms Lyons ’75 on June 2, 2017

May 2017

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of May. Names are listed in alphabetical order by last name. The individuals listed below will be remembered at our 2017 Homecoming Worship Service (Sunday, Nov. 5) in the Lois Perkins Chapel. During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read. 

Mary White Baker ’52 on May 4, 2017
Christa D. Buerger ’93 on Aug. 10, 2016
Frances Melton Cardwell Carlson ’50 on May 1, 2017
David K. Dague ’54 on May 6, 2017
Lewis H. Johnson, Jr. ’61 on May 1, 2017
Stewart McCarroll ’52 on April 1, 2017
Robert M. Parsons ’62 on Aug. 2, 2015
Franklin Pickle ’47 on May 12, 2017
David Rust ’66 on May 8, 2017
Marian Alaniwa Singletary ’45 on April 2, 2017

April 2017

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of April. Names are listed in alphabetical order by last name. The individuals listed below will be remembered at our 2017 Homecoming Worship Service (Sunday, Nov. 5) in the Lois Perkins Chapel. During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read. 

Beulah Derr Lenox ’48 on April 21, 2017
John D. Perrigin
’97 on April 8, 2017
Willeda Cox Rea ’59 on April 12, 2017
Charlotte Levois Sternberg ’58 on April 3, 2017
Susan Mims Tipton ’67 on Dec. 19, 2012 
Kevin D. Wells ’74 on April 19, 2017

March 2017

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of March. Names are listed in alphabetical order by last name. The individuals listed below will be remembered at our 2017 Homecoming Worship Service (Sunday, Nov. 5) in the Lois Perkins Chapel. During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read. 

C. Lloyd Anderson ’56 on Nov. 10, 2016
Addie Jane Howard Davis Busfield ’75 on Feb. 25, 2017
Mary C. Coates ’90 on March 16, 2017
Joann Jones Dees ’51 on Feb. 28, 2017
Mark E. Lett ’61 on March 7, 2017
Thomas Foster Lindley ’43 on Jan. 22, 2017
Mary Ella Dodd Morse ’49 on March 16, 2017
Paul Oxley ’74 on Feb. 23, 2017
William Polk ’58 on Feb. 22, 2017
Annah Beth Goostree Peterson ’47 on March 7, 2017
Esther Weir on Feb. 28, 2017

february 2017

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of February. Names are listed in alphabetical order by last name. The individuals listed below will be remembered at our 2017 Homecoming Worship Service (Sunday, Nov. 5) in the Lois Perkins Chapel. During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read. 

Alice Cade Ainsworth ’40 on Feb. 4, 2017
John Bowles Childress
’40 on July 13, 2014
Molly Hoskins Fischer
’43 on Feb. 7, 2017
Jane Gillett Giddings
’54 on Jan. 21, 2017 
Martha Ann Burdell Mason ’79 on Jan. 27, 2017
Catherine LaVerne Walden Melbert ’43 on Jan. 27, 2017
Dianne Frazer Stanford ’67 on March 10, 2016
Samuel C. Young ’74 on Feb. 14, 2017
Rev. J. Michael Patison, Sr. on Feb. 21, 2017

January 2017

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of January. Names are listed in alphabetical order by last name. The individuals listed below will be remembered at our 2017 Homecoming Worship Service (Sunday, Nov. 5) in the Lois Perkins Chapel. During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read.

George Arthur Goethe ’49 on Dec. 21, 2016
Judith Thomas Gulick
’77 on Dec. 26, 2016
Mecky Crump Jones ’72 on Dec. 25, 2016
Walter Kindred ’74 on July 24, 2016
Shirley Ruth Mount Long ’44 on Jan. 16, 2017
Fred La Don McClurg ’64 in January 2017
Allen J. Moore ’49 on Sept. 18, 2016
Helen Dobbins Padgett ’57 on Dec. 23, 2016
Elizabeth Peavey ’50 on Jan. 10, 2017

december 2016

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of December. Names are listed in alphabetical order by last name. The individuals listed below will be remembered at our 2017 Homecoming Worship Service (the exact date is to be determined). During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read.

Kathryn Phelps Edwards ’61 on Nov. 30, 2016
Laverne Long ’48 on Dec. 4, 2016
Stephanie Quimby ’02 on Dec. 3, 2016
Walter Scheef
’48 on Nov. 22, 2016
James G. Thomas ’49 on Nov. 28, 2016

NOVEMBER 2016

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of November. Names are listed in alphabetical order by last name. The individuals listed below will be remembered at our 2017 Homecoming Worship Service (the exact date is to be determined). During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read.

Bill T. Breed ’52 on Nov. 14, 2016
Melissa Northern Fuller
’68 on Nov. 14, 2016
Whitney R. Kinslow
’93 on Oct. 30, 2016
Charles Kruse ’71 on Nov. 14, 2016
Judith Ann Pollard ’68 on Nov. 20, 2016
Madge Houston Thornall Roberts on Oct. 24, 2016
Danna J. Willis ’66 on Oct. 30, 2016

october 2016

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of October. Names are listed in alphabetical order by last name. The individuals listed below will be remembered at our 2017 Homecoming Worship Service (the exact date is to be determined). During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read.

Edwin Wayne Mercer ’62 on Oct. 6, 2016
Jean Justin Watts
’45 on Sept. 30, 2106
James Frank White Jr.
’51 on Oct. 5, 2016
Joseph Daniel Puskarich on Oct. 5, 2016

September 2016

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of September. Names are listed in alphabetical order by last name. The individuals listed below will be remembered at our 2017 Homecoming Worship Service (the exact date is to be determined). During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read.

Dorothy Stevens Bruner ’61 on Sept. 3, 2016
William W. Curtis ’80 on Sept. 19, 2016
Zora Outlaw Evans ’48 on Aug. 2, 2016
Jon Stephen Hoffpauir ’57 on Aug. 30, 2016
Herschel G. Kilbourn ’51 on Sept. 13, 2016
Norman Manning ’64 on May 23, 2016
Thomas Northington ’74 on Sept. 26, 2016
Geneva Davis Ragland ’49 on Sept. 11, 2016
Emilie Frances Sralla ’67 on Dec. 8, 2015
Katherine Stone ’51 on Sept. 26, 2016
Don G. Todd ’64 on Sept. 4, 2016

August 2016

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of August. Names are listed in alphabetical order by last name. We invite you to attend the 2016 Homecoming Worship Service (Sunday, November 6) in the Lois Perkins Chapel at Southwestern. During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read.

Myron H. Dees ’53 on Aug. 25, 2016
Josephine Overton Kirk
’46 on Aug. 15, 2016
Eleanor Jayne Pond MacPhee ’71 on Oct. 29, 2015
Lottie Brown Sumner Waddington ’44 on Aug. 9, 2016
Richard M. Hart on Aug. 26, 2016

JULy 2016

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of July. Names are listed in alphabetical order by last name. We invite you to attend the 2016 Homecoming Worship Service (Sunday, November 6) in the Lois Perkins Chapel at Southwestern. During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read.

Joyce Millegan Anderson ’69 on April 21, 2016
J. Noble Atkins
’47 on July 21, 2016
Nancy Young Ballard ’76 on March 9, 2016
Charles C Barton
 ’51 on July 10, 2016
Kara June Coburn ’97 on Sept. 15, 2016
Billy J. Hartley ’49 on July 7, 2016
Betty Smathers Hendrix ’44 on July 8, 2016
Kelly Rose Llewellyn ’10 on July 20, 2016
Mary Carter Space ’47 on July 16, 2016
Nancy Stephenson Spivey ’64 on July 2, 2016
William Burwell Jones on July 6, 2016

June 2016

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of June. Names are listed in alphabetical order by last name. We invite you to attend the 2016 Homecoming Worship Service (Sunday, November 6) in the Lois Perkins Chapel at Southwestern. During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read.

Barbara Griffith Berryman ’51 on March 28, 2016
Michael Chennault
’60 on June 23, 2016
Richard E. DeVere ’77 on Dec. 2, 2015
Shelly M. Howell
’62 on Jan. 23, 2015
Cynthia Portmann Kramarsky
’69 on June 5, 2016
Wayne Dan Laster ’62 on June 15, 2016
Bruce Mark Matthews ’72 on May 28, 2016
Ben W. Pieper ’50 on June 11, 2016
Terrye Smith Reeves ’75 on June 19, 2016

MAy 2016

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of May. Names are listed in alphabetical order by last name. We invite you to attend the 2016 Homecoming Worship Service (Sunday, November 6) in the Lois Perkins Chapel at Southwestern. During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read.

Luke Lucas ’69, on May 21, 2016
Berenice Ann Potter Underwood ’57, on May 17, 2016
J. Robert “Bob” Sturdevant ’67, on March 12, 2016

april 2016

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of April. Names are listed in alphabetical order by last name. We invite you to attend the 2016 Homecoming Worship Service (Sunday, November 6) in the Lois Perkins Chapel at Southwestern. During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read.

Orbie Ray Kiker ’50 on April 11, 2016
Patrick Boothe Kirby ’88 on April 3, 2016

march 2016

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of March. Names are listed in alphabetical order by last name. We invite you to attend the 2016 Homecoming Worship Service (Sunday, November 6) in the Lois Perkins Chapel at Southwestern. During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read.

Lilla Pearle Bessonette Barnes ’37 on March 26, 2016
James A. Berthold ’53 on March 16, 2016
Timothy Hayden ’67 on Oct. 22, 2014
Winifred Wise Wink ’62 on March 7, 2016

February 2016

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of February. Names are listed in alphabetical order by last name. We invite you to attend the 2016 Homecoming Worship Service (Sunday, November 6) in the Lois Perkins Chapel at Southwestern. During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read.

John Parker Burden ’10 on Feb. 4, 2016
Billie Sue Madeley Henna-Cariker ’42 on Feb. 9, 2016
Gregory Charles Howell ’74 on Feb. 6, 2016
Robert A. Kirk ’49 on Feb. 23, 2016
Ella Frances Vaughn Parker ’50 on July 4, 2015
Wilton Gregory White ’59 on Feb. 23, 2016

January 2016

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of January. Names are listed in alphabetical order by last name. We invite you to attend the 2016 Homecoming Worship Service (Sunday, November 6) in the Lois Perkins Chapel at Southwestern. During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read.

Joy Coleman Bilhartz ’45 on Dec. 20, 2015
William Scott Buchanan ’76 on May 17, 2015
Winfred Bruton ’57 on Jan. 3, 2016
Leslie Leroy Crane ’68 on Jan. 30, 2016
Howard Doggett Crow ’72 on Jan. 30, 2016
Judith Evans Chadwick De Para ’69 on Dec. 28, 2016
Samuel Lee Merrill ’03 on Jan. 10, 2016
John O. Roark ’62 on Jan. 23, 2016
Yvonne Reeves Scott ’49 on May 25, 2015
Bonnie Jo Newton Eimann Shewski ’51 on Jan. 6, 2016
Mary Margaret Coleman Vick ’50 on Jan. 12, 2016
Bernice Anita Scherer Wehmeyer ’54 on Jan. 11, 2016
Mildred Ashton Ellett Young ’50 on Jan. 6, 2016

DecemBER 2015

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of December. Names are listed in alphabetical order by last name. We invite you to attend the 2016 Homecoming Worship Service (Sunday, November 6) in the Lois Perkins Chapel at Southwestern. During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read.

Dan K. Adamson ’62 on Dec. 26, 2015
Gina Disparte ’82 on Dec. 24, 2015
David Dittmar ’63 on Dec. 11, 2015
Dane E. Evans ’66 on Dec. 28, 2015
Rev. James W. Foster ’72 on Dec. 27, 2015
Dennis Horak ’73 on Nov. 27, 2015
Aubrey Jean “AJ” McLean Hughes ’47 on Dec. 16, 2015
Tommy B. Jordan ’61 on Oct. 18, 2015
James McCorquodale ’44 on Nov. 5, 2015
McLaurin Mayers Meredith ’44 on Oct. 20, 2015
Betty Emery Moore ’47 on Dec. 20, 2015
Leslie F. Munson ’52 on Dec. 25, 2015
Barney Stanley Jr. ’60 on Dec. 26, 2015
Rev. Larry Thomas ’69 on Aug. 21, 2015

Friend of Southwestern University

Doris Fondren Lummis on Dec. 4, 2015

November 2015

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of November. Names are listed by class year then in alphabetical order by last name. We invite you to attend the 2016 Homecoming Worship Service (Sunday, November 6) in the Lois Perkins Chapel at Southwestern. During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read. 

Richard G. Edwards ’68 on June 2, 2015
Dorothy McLure Cole
 ’50 on Nov. 29, 2015
Camilla Lanham Bare Gidden ’53 on Sept. 22, 2014
Virginia Ann Deeley Grubbs ’42 on Nov. 24, 2015
Mary Kyle Underwood Ritchey ’68 on Dec. 13, 2014
Martha Phillips Schier ’52 on Nov. 18, 2015
Margaret Phipps Storm Schorre ’47 on Nov. 12, 2015
Rev. Robert Edwin Willis ’63 on April 22, 2015

OCTOBER 2015

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of October. Names are listed by class year then in alphabetical order by last name. We invite you to attend the 2016 Homecoming Worship Service (Sunday, November 6) in the Lois Perkins Chapel at Southwestern. During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read.

Henry McConnell Cox ’63 on June 14, 2015
Ernestine Ramsey Neely
’36 on Oct. 1, 2015
Vivian Y. Simmons ’46 on Oct. 11, 2015
Benjamin F. Weiss ’49 on Oct. 9, 2015
Donna Conrad ’71 on Oct. 23, 2015

SEPTEMBER 2015

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of September. Names are listed by class year then in alphabetical order by last name. We invite you to attend the 2016 Homecoming Worship Service (Sunday, November 6) in the Lois Perkins Chapel at Southwestern. During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read.

William C Foster ’49 on Sept. 3, 2015
Barbara Chaney Molstedt ’49 on Sept. 26, 2015
Sam N. Sullivan ’57 on Sept. 8, 2015
Jerome Kelly Davis ’71 on Sept. 14, 2015
Walter Pilcher ’95 on Sept. 13, 2015

AUGUST 2015

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of August. Names are listed by class year then in alphabetical order by last name. We invite you to attend the 2016 Homecoming Worship Service (Sunday, November 6) in the Lois Perkins Chapel at Southwestern. During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read.

Agnes Brannies Smith ’36 on Feb. 16, 2015
Charles C. Gordon ’42 on July 15, 2015
Roy G. Green ’47 on Aug. 20, 2015
Bena Taylor Kirkscey ’48, on July 6, 2015
George H. Brigman II ’50 on Aug. 16, 2015
Donald W. Thibeault ’51 on July 15, 2015
Lois A. McNallen-Makowski ’53 on Aug. 1, 2015
Ruth Blasdel Werner ’54 on June 18, 2015
Rev. Dr. Jerry D. Elrod
’60 on Feb. 8, 2015
Elizabeth Payne Ramsel ’67 on Aug. 28, 2015
Rufus J. Chaney ’75 on July 15, 2015

Friend of Southwestern University

Samuel A. Moreno on Aug. 7, 2015

JUly 2015

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of July. Names are listed by class year then in alphabetical order by last name. We invite you to attend the 2015 Homecoming Worship Service (Sunday, Oct. 18) in the Lois Perkins Chapel at Southwestern. During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read.

Edith “Puff” Brabham Aycock ’44 on July 18, 2015
Carl Lidell
’45 on July 19, 2015
Curtis Wilkinson ’47 on Jan. 18, 2015
Darrell “Sam” Blackman 
’48 on July 18, 2015
Ray Drayton Robertson
 ’51 on July 10, 2015
Jerry O. Williams ’60 in April 2015 (online obituary unavailable)
William S. Watson ’62 on July 14, 2015
Deborah Wiemers Hemphill ’80 on July 16, 2015

Friends of Southwestern University

Daniel Castro Jr. on July 27, 2015
Carla d’Estelle Lowry on July 23, 2015

JUNE 2015

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of June. Names are listed by class year then in alphabetical order by last name. We invite you to attend the 2015 Homecoming Worship Service (Sunday, Oct. 18) in the Lois Perkins Chapel at Southwestern. During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read.

Betty Jean Collier Heck ’45 on May 25, 2015
Morris Bratton ’47 on June 24, 2015
James Wilson ’50 on June 1, 2015 
Dr. Charles Rogers ’57 on April 21, 2015 (online obituary unavailable)
Diane Pope Adamson ’61 on June 10, 2015  
Dianne Elizabeth Craig ’66 on May 15, 2015 

Friend of Southwestern University

Larry Connell on June 6, 2015 

MAY 2015

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of May. Names are listed by class year then in alphabetical order by last name. We invite you to attend the 2015 Homecoming Worship Service (Sunday, Oct. 18) in the Lois Perkins Chapel at Southwestern. During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read.

Mary Kathryn Walker Owens ’39 on Nov. 14, 2014 
James Melbert ’43 on May 23, 2015 
Dr. Charles R. Peck ’43 on April 24, 2015 
Roger Busfield ’47 on May 4, 2015
Caroline Birdwell Patrick ’47 on April 15, 2015  
David Karl Switzer ’47 on May 11, 2015 
William Armstrong ’50 on May 6, 2015  
Wendell Graves ’51 on April 26, 2015
Shirley Williams Wheat ’56 on May 2, 2015  
Michael “Mickey Milligan ’63 on March 30, 2015
Angie Watson Jordan ’94 on Feb. 21, 2015 

APRIL 2015

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of April. Names are listed by class year then in alphabetical order by last name. We invite you to attend the 2015 Homecoming Worship Service (Sunday, Oct. 18) in the Lois Perkins Chapel at Southwestern. During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read.

John Y. Haggard ’45 on April 2, 2015 
W. Carroll Fancher ’49 on April 23, 2015 
George “Jimmy” Lewis Jr. ’49 on April 3, 2015 
Comer Alden Jr. ’54 on April 17, 2015 
David L. Hyde
’59 on March 19, 2015 
Suzanne Allen Banta ’64 on Jan. 28, 2015 (online obituary unavailable)

MARCH 2015

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of March. Names are listed by class year then in alphabetical order by last name. We invite you to attend the 2015 Homecoming Worship Service (Sunday, Oct. 18) in the Lois Perkins Chapel at Southwestern. During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read.

Carolyn Powers Branch Wells ’37 on March 8, 2015 
Edwin A. Stary ’49 on March 12, 2015 (online obituary unavailable)
Thomas Hancock ’62 on Feb. 27, 2015 
Jerry N. Lackey ’62 on March 14, 2015 
Mike E. Ellis ’80 on Feb. 17, 2015 

Friend of Southwestern University

Alane Sauder MacGuire on March 1, 2015 

FEBRUARY 2015

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of February. Names are listed by class year then in alphabetical order by last name. We invite you to attend the 2015 Homecoming Worship Service (Sunday, Oct. 18) in the Lois Perkins Chapel at Southwestern. During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read.

Eunice James Gray ’32 on Jan. 31, 2014
Ray Davidson ’43 on Feb. 2, 2015 
Joseph L. Brown Jr.
’46 on Sept. 14, 2014 
Dr. Della Pepper Jeter ’46 on Jan. 25, 2014 
H. Ed Munden ’47 on Feb. 2, 2015 
William H. Northway Jr. ’47 on Feb. 20, 2015 
Dorothy Stuart Giese ’48 on Jan. 17, 2014 
Rev. David A. Shaw III ’48 on Jan. 10, 2015 
Patsy Crow Kay ’51 on Jan. 27, 2015
Rev. David Lehmberg ’54 on Dec. 18, 2014 
Edgar W. Janac ’55 on Jan. 29, 2015 
Carol L. Weise ’66 on Feb. 14, 2015 
Linda J. Wood ’67 on Jan. 31, 2015 
John D. Martinez ’03 on Feb. 7, 2015 
Gregory L. Watler ’12 on Feb. 17, 2015 

Friend of Southwestern University

Rev. Ted J. Dotts on Feb. 8, 2015 

JANUARY 2015

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of January. Names are listed by class year then in alphabetical order by last name. We invite you to attend the 2015 Homecoming Worship Service (Sunday, Oct. 18) in the Lois Perkins Chapel at Southwestern. During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read.

Linnea Bergquist Smith ’44 on Jan. 12, 2015 
Mary Elizabeth Sneed
’47 on Jan. 6, 2015
Curtis R. Wilkinson ’47 on Jan. 18, 2015
Rev. Edward W. Heacock ’49 on Dec. 21, 2014 (online obituary unavailable)
Sheridan Duncan Cavitt Jr. ’50 on Jan. 12, 2015
Col. Troy Dent ’52 on Jan. 12, 2015 
John “Johnny” E. Myers ’52 on Dec. 22, 2014 
William R. “Dick” Thomas ’52 on Dec. 19, 2014 
Mary F. Weisinger Myers ’53 on Sept. 23, 2014 
James A. Baker ’60 on Nov. 9, 2014 (online obituary unavailable)
Dr. James Kennedy III ’62 on Jan. 12, 2015
Adele Spencer Herzfeld ’79 on May 9, 2014 

Friend of Southwestern University 

Robert “Bob” Priddy on Jan. 6, 2015 

DECEMBER 2014

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of December. Names are listed by class year then in alphabetical order by last name. We invite you to attend the 2015 Homecoming Worship Service (Sunday, Oct. 18) in the Lois Perkins Chapel at Southwestern. During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read. 

Robert “Bob” Simpson ’32 on Dec. 19, 2014 
Betty McCreight Cox
’49 on Dec. 15, 2014
Richard “Dick” Thomas ’53 on Dec. 19, 2014 
William “Bill” H. Glaze ’56 on Dec. 17, 2015
John C. Archer
’62 on Sept. 25, 2014 
Alfred “Al” Kallus ’70 on Dec. 12, 2014
Ernestina Trevino Quinones ’73 on Aug. 19, 2014 

November 2014

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of November. Names are listed by class year then in alphabetical order by last name. We invite you to attend the 2015 Homecoming Worship Service (Sunday, Oct. 18) in the Lois Perkins Chapel at Southwestern. During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read. 

Mary Evans Strong ’40 on Jan. 7, 2014
Mary Neal Buchanan ’42 on Nov. 7, 2014
Harold D. Matthews
’46 on Oct. 18, 2014
Mary Chafin Liese ’50 on Oct. 10, 2014  
Turner A. Shell Jr. ’50 on Oct. 18, 2014
Michael T. Johnson ’60 on Sept. 28, 2014
Carole Graff ’61 on Oct. 17, 2014
Clarence Downing ’64 on Feb. 7, 2014
Gary Lee Knight ’81 on Feb. 22, 2013 
Corbin Minchew ’13 on July 30, 2014 

October 2014

We are notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of October. Names are listed by class year then in alphabetical order by last name. The Association of Southwestern University Alumni will honor and remember these individuals in 2015. 

Frances Hilliard Ryan ’47 on Aug. 27, 2014
Jo Ann Oakes Stearns ’51 on Oct. 2, 2014
Herold A Treibs ’51 on Oct. 4, 2014
Buckley E. O’Day Jr. ’64 on Dec. 29, 2013
Harold “Kirk” Kuykendall Jr. ’69 on Aug. 30, 2014
Thomas Philip Kurtz ’83 on Sept. 29, 2014

September 2014

We are notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of September. Names are listed by class year then in alphabetical order by last name. The Association of Southwestern University Alumni will honor and remember these individuals in 2015. 

Geneva Thell Everitt Williams ’38 on Sept. 19, 2014 
Rev. Bob Briles
’55 on Sept. 6, 2014 
Eleanor Shult ’63 on July 22, 2014 
John Larry Cole ’71 on Sept. 7, 2014
Wilbern Joseph Laughlin Jr. ’76 on Sept. 5, 2014

Friends of Southwestern University (listed in alphabetical order by last name)

Doris J. Clifford on Sept. 7, 2014 
Gilbert K. St. Clair on Aug. 16, 2014 

August 2014

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of August. Names are listed by class year then in alphabetical order by last name. We invite you to attend the Homecoming Worship Service on Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014 in the Lois Perkins Chapel at Southwestern. During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read. 

Bobbye Lee Wendland Godbey ’46 on Aug. 16, 2014
Sally Davidson Moore ’47 on Aug. 20, 2014 
Billye Lipps Elmore ’48 on March 12, 2014
Beverly Robinson Parnell ’48 on July 26, 2014
Ruth LePori Thomas
’48 on January 22, 2014 
Patricia “Pat” Lane Boone ’49 on Aug. 13, 2014 
Jennifer Johnson Faulkner ’56 on Aug. 1, 2014
Raymond A. Trompler ’62 on July 30, 2014 
Sara Ann Burgin Branch ’64 on Aug. 1, 2014 
Thomas Petrosky ’64 on Dec. 18, 2013 
F. Jesse Williams III ’65 on Aug. 9, 2014 
Jane Rodgers Ballou ’71 on Aug. 22, 2014 
Patti McDuffie Fougerousse ’79 on Aug. 11, 2014
Kara Knorpp ’04 on Aug. 18, 2014 

July 2014

We were notified of the passing of the individuals listed below during the month of July. Names are listed by class year then in alphabetical order by last name. We invite you to attend the Homecoming Worship Service on Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014 in the Lois Perkins Chapel at Southwestern. During this service, the names of these and other alumni, and members of the Southwestern community whom we have lost in the past year, will be read. 

Amanda King Crookshank ’44 on July 7, 2014
Mary Lou Durret Ristine ’46 on July 7, 2014
Catherine Joyce Lovell Patton ’53 on June 18, 2014
Sarah Oatman Franklin ’61 on July 10, 2014
Carolyn Jeanette Reas ’73 on July 8, 2014
William Roderick Hamilton ’74 on June 16, 2014
Stephen Travis Richards ’00 on July 19, 2014