July 3, 2007. Lambert was a thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon in a clinic in Dallas, where
he directed the cardiothoracic fellowship. He
developed the vascular clamp often used in
open-heart surgery. He was the author of
numerous medical publications. He served in
the Army, where he completed his surgery
training and was chief of surgery at military
hospitals in Germany, Italy and the U.S.
Conrad Wayne Lamm (’ 59), 71, of North
Bay Village, Fla.; July 13, 2007. Lamm was a
journalist with The Washington Post. He also was
a theater director and artist. Elmer Lawson
(’ 51 MA, ’ 56 PhD), 80, of Catlettsburg, Ky.;
July 28, 2007. Lawson was a senior field representative with Random House publishing in
the textbook division. Previously, he taught at
the university level. In retirement, he was a
substitute teacher for the Boyd County (Ky.)
Public School System. Jerome Ebbs Lewis
(’ 51), 82, of Fairview; June 18, 2007. Lewis
retired as general sales manager for Phillips
Petroleum Co. He served in the Army in
WWII. His activities at UNC included Chi
Psi, cross country and track, and serving as vice
president of Carolina Athletic Association.
William H. Lloyd (’ 52 BSST), 76, of Durham;
Aug. 13, 2007. Lloyd retired as a salesman with
the school products division of Brame Specialty
Co. and was honored for outstanding sales
achievement. Previously, he was a high school
physical science teacher in Durham County.
He was in the Air Force and Air Force Reserve
as a pilot and mechanical engineer. He flew
more than 100 combat search-and-rescue missions as part of the Jolly Green Giants during
the Vietnam War. He was honored with the
Silver Star, Distinguished Service Medal with
one Bronze Star and the Vietnam Service Medal
with two Bronze Stars, among other honors.
At UNC, he was in the Glee Club. Ernest
R. Magness Jr. (’ 50 AB), 85, of Charlotte;
May 21, 2007. Magness, a longtime real estate
agent, owned his own real estate company. In
WWII, he served in the Army and was part of
the Battle of the Bulge and the Normandy
invasion, among other major war campaigns.
Sandra Sisk Malone (’ 50 AB), 79, of Caliente,
Calif.; July 23, 2007. Malone was a saleswoman
for an international steel company. She lived
much of her adult life in Pacific Palisades, where
she helped create the Village Green community project. At UNC, she belonged to Alpha
Gamma Delta. Thomas Lee Maness (’ 51
AB), of Raleigh; July 18, 2007. Maness retired
in 1991 as owner of the Raleigh Tag String
Co. At UNC, he belonged to Kappa Sigma.
William Jerome McCord (’ 58 MSPH), 75,
of Columbia, S.C.; June 22, 2007. McCord’s
career was in the prevention of alcohol and
drug abuse. He was the inaugural director of
the S.C. Alcoholic Center, now the Department
of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services.
He was a clinical and adjunct professor at both
of South Carolina’s medical schools and served
on numerous state and national advisory boards.
Among his many honors, he was Outstanding
Alumnus of the Year at Presbyterian College
and received the Order of the Palmetto and
Service to Mankind Award from the S.C.
School of Alcohol and Drug Studies. He served
in the Army and the Army Reserve. Tyrus
Raymond McCullers (’ 52), 77, of Selma;
March 12, 2007. McCullers was the sales and
parts manager for two companies during his
career. He was in the Marine Corps during the
Korean War. Barbara Whittington
McLendon (’ 55 AB), 74, of Pittsboro; Aug. 12,
2007. McLendon, who was retired, had been a
social worker in Greensboro before moving to
Vermont, where she was a sheep farmer. At
UNC, she belonged to Delta Delta Delta.
Roy Maurice Moss (’ 50 BSCOM), 81, of
Evans, Ga.; June 21, 2007. Moss retired from
the A.H. Robins Pharmaceutical Co. In WWII,
he served in the Army. Kenneth M. Myers
(’ 54 AB), 74, of Miami; July 29, 2007. Myers
was a partner in the law firm of Squire Sanders
& Dempsey. He served 16 years in the Florida
legislature (four in the House and 12 in the
Senate). He was a life member of the board of
trustees at the University of Miami, chairing
committees related to the School of Medicine
and the College of Arts and Sciences. At UNC,
he was a member of AFROTC, the debate
team, Golden Fleece and Tau Epsilon Phi.
Roland Trice Neal (’ 53 BSBA), 76, of
Hillsborough; June 26, 2007. Neal retired as
owner of a custom framing shop. During the
Korean War, he was in the military. Barbara
Neal Newton (’ 59), 72, of Wilmington; June
3, 2007. Newton was a longtime employee of
Corning Inc. She was an Army veteran.
Algernon Mark Primm Sr. (’ 52 MEd), 92,
of Advance; July 27, 2007. Primm had a 47-
year career in education, including serving as
principal of Western Alamance High School
for 22 years. He was N.C. Principal of the Year
in 1973 and was honored by the N.C. High
School Athletics Association. After he retired,
he served two terms on the Alamance County
school board. The football stadium at Western
Alamance High and a conference sportsmanship
award were named in his honor. He was a
gunner on a troopship in the Maritime Service
in WWII. Agnes Green Puryear (’ 55
ABEd), 73, of Madison,Va.; June 23, 2007.
Puryear was a local and state officer of the
Daughters of the American Revolution and
was active in the Culpeper Community Concert
Association. At UNC, she belonged to Chi
Omega. Jim H. Ramseur (’ 52), 79, of
Dallas, Texas; June 11, 2007. Ramseur retired as
vice president of Olmstead-Kirk Paper Co. He
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