to Phi Kappa Sigma and AFROTC and played
freshman basketball. Jerry L. Eckard (’ 53),
77, of Southern Pines; July 26, 2007. Eckard
retired from General Motors Acceptance Corp.
as a dealer relations supervisor and finance officer. In the Korean War, he served with the Air
Force. Robert Allston Eversman (’ 50 AB),
80, of Pittsburgh; June 24, 2007. Eversman
retired as procedures manager for Westinghouse
Electric Supply. In WWII, he was in the Navy.
John Housan Fenner Jr. (’ 51 BSBA), 80,
of Rocky Mount; June 24, 2007. Fenner was a
lawyer in Rocky Mount for 26 years. He was
president of the local Jaycees and of the Rocky
Mount Civitan Club. He served in the Army
and, at UNC, belonged to AFROTC and Zeta
Psi. Harold Conrad “Sam” Ferree (’ 57
LLBJD), 73, of Glendale Springs; Oct. 4, 2006.
Ferree, a lawyer, had his own law firm in St.
Petersburg, Fla. Jimmie Miller Fouts (’ 54
AB), 75, of Aventura, Fla.; Nov. 10, 2006. While
at UNC, Fouts was a member of Dialectic
Society. John George Harvey Geitner
(’ 55), 74, of Charleston, S.C.; July 16, 2007.
Geitner retired as a biologist with the U.S. Fish
and Wildlife Service. He served in the Air
Force. Thomas Edgar Glass Jr. (’ 51, ’ 54
ABEd; ’ 58 MEd), 79, of Wilkesboro; Aug. 17,
2007. Glass retired as vice president for institutional services at Durham Technical Community
College. He was past president and founder of
N.C. Association of Community College
Business Officials. He served with the Army in
the Korean War. Ruth Good (’ 50 MA), 86,
of Raleigh; July 7, 2007. Good retired from N.C.
State University as a research librarian and editor in the economics and business department.
Ronald Byrd Goodman (’ 55 BSCH), 74,
of Bedford,Va., May 16, 2007. Goodman
retired as the owner of a real estate company.
Previously, he was a chemical division sales
representative for Goodyear and other companies. He served in the Navy. At UNC, he
belonged to Theta Chi, Alpha Chi Sigma and
NROTC. William Wilson Graham (’ 55
BSPHR), 75, of Monroe; April 24, 2007.
Graham retired as a pharmacist after 48 years
in the profession. He served in the Army in
the Korean War. Carolyn Stallings Griffis
(’ 51 AB), 78, of Gainesville, Fla.; April 17, 2007.
Griffis was founder of a company that presented
career and lifestyle seminars for working women.
Previously, she was a political science faculty
member at the University of Florida. Active in
Democratic politics and women’s rights, she
was an intern for a U.S. congressman, helped
form the Gainesville Women’s Caucus and
plan its first symposium, and served on the
governor’s commission on the status of women.
At UNC, she was on the debate team and
involved with student government. Patricia
Sherrill Hadley (’ 56 AB), 74, of Boone; July
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