’ 60 ■ obituaries
Thomas Coats Guiles (’ 60), 67,
of Charlotte; Sept. 11, 2006. Guiles was president and co-founder of a company that sold
and serviced office equipment. Following
retirement, Guiles worked at retreats in New
Mexico and New York. He had recently
moved to Tybee Island, Ga. He served in the
Marines and, at UNC, was a member of Beta
Theta Pi. Birdiebelle B. Martin (’ 60
MPH), 90, of Anchorage, Alaska; Sept. 2, 2006.
Martin retired as a teacher with the Anchorage
School District. Earlier in her career, she
worked in the public health department.
Earl Wendell Phillips (’ 60 MA), 88, of Denver, Colo.; July 31, 2006. Phillips retired as an
economist with the State Department. He also
was an economist with the Colorado Department of Education and a lecturer at the University of Colorado. Edna Crandall
Rundgren (’ 60 BSPHN, ’ 62 MPH), 90, of
Hillsborough; March 6, 2006. Rundgren was a
pediatrics nurse. She also served with the
Army. Jean Wood Walston (’ 60 AB, ’ 65
MA, ’ 71 MA), 81, of Naples, Fla.; Sept. 24,
2006. Walston was in college personnel work
early in her career and then became a caregiver
for the elderly. James Walton III (’ 60), 68,
of Elon, Oct. 15, 2006. Walton worked at
Memorial Hospital of Alamance and Alamance
Regional Medical Center. Before that, he had
a long career as manager of a pharmacy in
’ 61 ■ obituaries
Wayne Rae Hardy (’ 61 AB), 67,
of Durham; Oct. 27, 2006. Hardy was a salesman of men’s clothing. Gloria Olds Rhodes
(’ 61 BSN), 66, of Durham; June 24, 2006.
May 11– 13, 2007
Class of ’ 62
’ 62 Julius LeVonne Chambers (’ 62
LLBJD) of Charlotte has received
the Peabody Award from the
UNC School of Education in recognition of
his lifelong work to make quality education
available to all children. Chambers was chancellor of N.C. Central University from 1993 to
2001 and is director of UNC’s Center for
Civil Rights and a faculty member at the
UNC School of Law. Chambers is a past recipient of UNC’s Distinguished Alumnus Award
and the Harvey E. Beech Outstanding Alumnus Award, presented annually by the UNC
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