occupational information center for education and industry in Georgia and was a consultant in guidance with the Florida State Deparmlent of Education. She taught at Florida State University and served as editor of Florida's personnel and guidance publication.
Edgar Pershing Lynch
(' 53 BSLS, ' 67 MSLS), 80, of Burlington, Feb. 6, 2005. Lynch was retired librarian and assistant director at May Memorial Library. Prior to that, he was director of the learning resources center at what is now Alamance Community College. He served as editor of the alumni bulletin for UNC's School of Library Science and was a member of Pi Ganuna Mu.
George Lister Markham Jr.
(' 52), of Chesapeake, Va., April 15,2005. Markham served with the N avy in the Korean
Donald Elmer McDonald
(' 52), 74, of Las Vegas, Oct. 20, 2004. At UNC, McDonald belonged to Phi Delta Theta.
(' 59 MED), 78, of Roslyn Heights, N. Y, Feb. 10,2005. Minionis was chairman of the math department, as well as the coach of the tennis and math teams, at Great Neck South High SchooL Born in Egypt, he was captain of a Middle Eastern national basketball team. He earned his master's degree at UNC as a recipient of a National Science Founci1tion
Richard Wylly Molten
(' 56 AB, ' 59 MA), 86, of Colwnbia, S.c., Feb. 1, 2005. Professor emeritus of economics at the University of South Carolina, Molten served in the Navy as a flight instructor and senior naval aviator in WWII. He received the Distinguished Flying Cross as well as other awards. Molten enrolled at UNC at age 36 and finished his undergraduate degree in rwo years. He also was elected for Phi Beta Kappa, Ph.i Eta Sigm
nd received a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship. •
(' 54 ABED, ' 63 MED), 72, of Ch.arlotte, March 30,2005. Neblett was an elementary school teacher in both the Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools and the Child Development Center at Presbyterian Hospital. She also taught with Air Force Dependent Schools in England and Germany early in her career. At UNC, she belonged to Pi Beta
Student Council and the Women's Athletic
Harold Franklin Oglesby
(' 54 BSBA), 72, of Newport, March 18,2005. Oglesby had retired as an owner of New Bern Loan and Jeweler. Prior to that, he was vice president of a wholesale grocery company and a stockbroker. He was a past president of the N.C. State Elks Association. A fonner Air Force pilot, he served in the Air Force Reserve for many years. At UNC, he belonged to Lambda Chi Alpha and Arnold Air Society.
Charles Carlton Painter
(' 56), 74, of Charlotte, Feb. 12, 2005.A retired manager of Suburban Propane Gas Co., earlier he worked for auto finance companies. He served as a medical lab techni-
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cian in Korea and Japan in the Korean War. •
Harriet Amelia Parrish
(' 55 ABED, ' 59
MED), 70, of Fair Bluff", March 13,2005.
Parrish was social stuclies coordinator in the
Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools
where, later, she was middle school assistant
principal. She participated in curriculum proj-
ects in West Africa and Canada, helping to
write textbooks. At UNC, she belonged to
Alpha Galluna Delta and the Order of the Old
(' 53 MA, ' 58 PhD), 82,
of R aleigh, March 7,2005. Professor emeritus
of French at N. C. State University, Paschal
served as the chair and then as secretary
of the faculty in the College of Humanities
and Social Sciences. She was president of the
North Carolina chapter of the American
Association of Teachers of French and, at NCSU,
was on the board of clirectors for both the
Friends of the College concert series and the
Friends of the Gallery.
Charles Lee Poole
(' 57, ' 60 BSBA), 69, of Fayetteville, Jan. 18,
2005. Poole was the retired co-owner of an
insurance company and was an Army veteran.
Wilson Amos Ramsey
(' 58), 75, of
Hamlet, Feb. 7, 2005. RanlSey was the owner
of an insurance company. He was active in
civic affairs, inclucling the VFW,American
Legion, Shriners and volunteer fire department.
He was a Marine in the Korean War.
(' 54, ' 55 BSBA), 72, of Virginia
Beach,Va., March 27,2005. Ridge was
employed by Abbott Laboratories for 27 years.
He was a Boy Scout leader and board member
for his community civic league. At UNC, he
belonged to Pi Kappa Phi and Interfraternity
Harold Watkins Rollins
(' 51 AB),
75, of Winston-Salem, March 5,2005. Rollins
was a project engineer with Western Electric,
overseeing the design and production of missile
guidance systems. He served in the Navy in the
Korean War as an engineer aboard the battle-
He was historian for me
Old Tryon County Genealogical Society. At
UNC, he was a member of Navy ROTC. •
Tracey Porter Rumsey Jr.
(' 55), 71, of
Randleman, March 3,2005. Rumsey served in
the Air Force for 20 years, inclucling a tour of
duty during the Viemam War. He was an elec-
tronic warfare officer and flew 200 missions.
He received the Silver Star as well as other
medals. In retirement, he worked for Bojangles
H. Jackson Runnion Jr.
BSBA), 74, of Winston-Salem, April 15,2005.
Runnion retired as vice chairman and chief
financial officer of Wachovia Corp. in 1990 and
is credited with developing the variable-rate
mortgage. Following retirement, he was an
insurance broker. He was chairman of College
Foundation Inc. of North Carolina and former
chairman of N. C. Municipal Council Inc. He
served in the Air Force.
Gordon Gales Sauls
(' 50 BSCOM), 81, of Wilson, Jan. 11,2005.
Sauls was a branch manager for me N.C.
Department of Corrections for 26 years. He
was awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine
for his service to the state. He served in the
Merchant Marines in WWII. He was a member
of the board of trustees at Wilson Technical
Conununity College and treasurer ofthe Wilson
County Democratic Party, among other activi-
Richard Louis Seago
(' 57 MED), 74,
of Lilesville, March 21,2005. Seago taught at
several high schools in North Carolina. In
addition, he was a veteran of the Army. •
Frank Amfort Shelburne
(' 58 BSCH), 73,
of Lillington, April 28,2005. Shelburne was a
medical research chemist at the VA Hospital in
Durham and active in Boy Scouts. Along with
his wife, he served in Brazil and Nigeria with
tlle International Service Corps Volunteers of
tbe Southern Baptist Convention. He served in
the Air Force for four years.
Turner Spears Jr.
78, of Durham,
Dec. 20, 2004. Spears was a partner in a Durham
law firm started by his [.,ther. He was trustee
emeritus of Greensboro College and served as
chairman of Durham's Human Relations
Conunission and on the board ofdirectors of
tbe Durham Chamber of ConU1lerce. He
served in the Navy in WWII. At UNC, he
belonged to GorgollS Head Lodge.
(' 55 MED, ' 69 MED), 73, of High
Point, Feb. 26, 2005. Tate taught English and
was a school counselor for 38 years, most of
which were at High Point Central High
School. She was voted Volunteer of the Year by
the High Point Regional Hospital Guild and
was active in Delta Kappa GanU113 Society
Fredrick Louis Thurstone
(' 53 BSPHY), 73, of Kissimmee, Fla., March
17,2005. Thurstone was director of graduate
studies in biomeclical engineering at Duke
University, where he was a professor emeritus.
He was a pioneer of diagnostic ultrasound and
ultrasound holography at Duke. Previously, he
was on tlle faculty at N.C. State University and
Bowman Gray School of Medicine. He was
active in a number of professional societies. At
UNC, he belonged to Pi Kappa
Bumpass Turner Jr.
(' 51 BSBA), 79, of
Wytheville,Va., March 16,2005. Turner was me
owner of a tire company. In WWII, he was a
navigator in the Army Air Corps. At UNC, he
belonged to Delta Sigma Pi and was president
of tlle dormitory council.
(' 55), 72, of Hillsborough, March 1,
2005. Walker was the third generation of his
family to serve as director and owner of Walker's
Funeral Homes in Hillsborough, Mebane and
Chapel Hill. He served in the Army Signal
Corps in the Korean War. He was active in
several funeral home organizations and, at UNC,
he belonged to Delta Sigma Pi.
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