for the department in Richmond. Thomas Hugh
Alston Jr. (’ 50 ABJO), 82, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.;
Dec. 28, 2007. Alston was a staff artist with the
News & Sun Sentinel Co. in Fort Lauderdale. A
Marine Corps veteran of WWII, he was a reporter
with the High Point Enterprise in the early 1950s.
James Wesley Anderson (’ 56), 73, of Virginia Beach,
Va.; Aug. 22, 2007. Anderson was a career representative with Upjohn Co. and retired after 36 years with
the company. He was a Boy Scout leader and treasurer of Virginia Voices International, a touring mission choir. At UNC, he was a member of Kappa Psi.
John Albert Andrew (’ 51 ABJO, ’ 60 MA), 79, of
Albemarle; July 5, 2008. Andrew was the secretary of
Press Printing Co. in Albemarle and editor of the
Stanly News and Press from 1956 to 1988. He
served in the Air Force from 1951 to 1955.
Lawrence Hinkle Arney (’ 53 MEd), 77, of Morganton;
Sept. 25, 2007. Arney retired as director of the
Cherokee Center at Western Carolina University. He
was a former assistant dean of the graduate school
and an associate professor of higher education at
WCU. James Lee Beaver (’ 56 BSBA), 77, of
Winchester, Va.; Feb. 1, 2008. Beaver retired as a
sales representative with Chevron Chemical Corp. At
UNC, he was a member of Delta Sigma Pi.
Blanche Shehee Bomar (’ 53 MA), 88, of
Stockbridge, Ga.; May 29, 2008. Bomar was a retired
teacher who taught social studies for 36 years in
Georgia public schools. Earl Triplett Brown (’ 52
BSPHR, ’ 56 PhD), 81, of Concord; July 22, 2008.
Brown worked at Cabarrus Memorial Hospital for 25
years and was an assistant professor with the UNC
School of Pharmacy. He also served as chief pharma-
Adventures in Ideas
The overwhelmingly popular humanities seminars continue this fall to
explore interesting and important cultural, moral and social topics from the
perspective of the humanities. Plans for the following seminars are underway:
■ November 1
Islam and the West
■ November 6 SOLD OUT
Golden Age in Spain
A special Thursday seminar with a
visit and reception in the Ackland
■ November 11 – 12
Witnessing and Memory: What
is Gained, What is Lost and
What Remains from Holocaust
The Uhlman Family Seminar
■ November 20 – 21 SOLD OUT
The Songs of War: Music in the
United States During World War II
■ November 21–22 SOLD OUT
Culture Wars: Religion, Reason
and Atheism Today
■ December 6 SOLD OUT
Contemporary Iran in Context
■ December 12
The Berlin Airlift: Sixty Years On
A Distinguished Scholar Seminar
featuring Gerhard L. Weinberg,
William Rand Kenan Jr. professor of
GAA members receive a registration discount. First-time participants receive a 50% discount. To register,
please visit www.adventuresinideas.unc.edu and click on “how to register,” send an e-mail to email@example.com
or call (919) 962–1544.
Sponsored by the UNC Program in the Humanities and Human Values and the UNC General Alumni Association.
SPECIAL NOTICE: Full-time K- 12 teachers, librarians and administrators in public and private schools and community college
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cist in Rowan Memorial Hospital in Salisbury. In
1962, he began a two-year posting as associate professor of pharmaceutics at Haile Selassie I University
in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He served in the Navy from
1945 to 1946. At UNC, he belonged to Kappa Psi.
William Ronald Bryan (’ 55), 74, of Rantoul, Ill.; April
7, 2008. Bryan was a mechanical engineer in the
military. John Hardin Councill (’ 51 AB), 78, of
Boone; May 31, 2008. Councill owned and operated
Watauga Wood Products from 1961 to 2005. He was
a real estate developer and received the Alfred
Adams Leadership Award from the Boone Area
Chamber of Commerce in 2003. He served in the
Navy in the Korean War. Margaret Jenkins Davis
(’ 57 MEd), 81, of Salisbury; Feb. 5, 2007. She was a
caseworker in the Kingston, N. Y., welfare department. Frances Moncrief Eide (’ 56 ABEd), 74, of
Bentonville, Va.; July 16, 2008. Eide taught social
studies at schools in Orlando, Fla., for 10 years, then
for the Prince George’s County, Md., schools.
Sylvia Callaway “Sibby” Emory (’ 56 ABEd), 73, of
Fredericksburg, Va.; July 10, 2008. Emory was the
owner of Sammy T’s Restaurant in Fredericksburg.
She taught school in Montgomery County, Md., and
owned a retail gift shop. Dr. Thomas Edwin Evans
Jr. (’ 52 AB, ’ 56 DDS), 77, of Jackson; Aug. 19, 2008.
Evans served 26 years as a commissioned officer of
the Public Health Service. His last assignment was
as dental director in the National Health Service
Corps at the Northampton Medical Center, where he
served from 1978 to 1985. After retiring from the
health service, he continued in private practice dentistry in Northampton County. He served in the
Dental Corps of the Navy. Patrick H. Faircloth Jr.
(’ 51 AB), 83, of Albuquerque, N.M.; Feb. 18, 2008.
Faircloth retired as a captain in the Navy. At UNC, he
belonged to Order of the Grail. Dr. Alexander
Fairley “Doc” Goley (’ 56 MD), 78, of Burlington; Aug.
24, 2008. Goley was a physician and part of three
generations of Alamance County doctors. He was
chief of staff of Alamance County Hospital in the
1970s, a post that his father held in the 1950s. His
grandfather also practiced medicine in the county.
Goley served as president of the Alamance County
Medical Society, as did his father. He was assistant
clinical professor of medicine at UNC’s medical
school and a member of its admissions committee.
He was an Eagle Scout. In the Army, he served at
Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. At UNC, he
was a member of Phi Chi and Alpha Omega Alpha.
Richard Lawrence Gustafson (’ 57, ’ 59 AB), 72, of
Dunnellon, Fla.; July 8, 2008. Gustafson was co-owner of the Baxley Insurance Agency from 1979
until his retirement in 1992. Before that, he was an
independent insurance agent. He was president of
the Kings Bay Rotary Club and the CCIA Association.
He served in the Navy. Herman Ruell “Ham”
Hargrove Jr. (’ 50 BSCOM), 81, of Weldon; July 16,
2008. Hargrove retired as the CEO of his insurance
company, L.C. Draper Agency Inc. He served on
numerous boards, including the town of Weldon and
the Weldon Business Bureau, and was president of
the Weldon Lion’s Club. He served in the Navy.
Samuel Laird Harman (’ 54 MEd), 84, of Riner, Va.;
Aug. 2, 2008. Harman served in the Army Air Corps
in WWII and was stationed in India. Eulalia Jane
Hazelwood (’ 58 MPH), 74, of Nashville, Tenn.; April
2, 2008. William Raymond Heath (’ 58 AB), 74, of
Clearwater, Fla.; July 7, 2008. Heath was an executive with the Frigidaire Division of General Motors
Corp. in Dayton, Ohio, and Tampa, Fla. He wrote an