glass Velocity aircraft when he died. He also flew
hang gliders and was a beekeeper.
’ 82 William McKenzie Ragland Jr. (’ 82 AB)
of Atlanta has become a member of
Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice PLLC.
Ragland will continue his national practice in intellectual property and business litigation. He serves on
the national board of the Smithsonian Institution and
as co-chair of the board’s Smithsonian Across America committee.
Dr. J. David Boyd (’ 82 AB, ’86 DDS), 47, of Salisbury;
June 26, 2008. Boyd was a dentist in Spencer and
Salisbury. He served on the UNC Dental Alumni
Association board of directors (1989-92), represented dental school alumni on the GAA Board of
Directors (1996-97), was on the Rowan County 4-H
long-range planning committee and was president of
the Rowan County Dental Society (1989-90). He
coached basketball and soccer for the YMCA and the
Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department.
’ 83 Kimeron Norman Hardin (’ 83 AB) of
San Carlos, Calif., has published a
revised edition of Loving Ourselves: The
Gay and Lesbian Guide to Self-Esteem, first published in 1999. Hardin is director of behavioral medicine at SpineOne Rehabilitation Center.
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John Dodds Marshall (’ 83 AB) and Dr. Rebecca
Billingsley Marshall of Rabun Gap, Ga.; a son,
William Scott Carson Marshall, on May 22, 2008.
’ 84 Louis Langdon Warren (’ 84 BSIR) of
Greenville has received the UNC System
Board of Governors Award for Excellence
in Teaching. Warren, who teaches curriculum and
instruction in ECU’s College of Education, received a
bronze medallion and $7,500. Patricia Merritt
Wilkins (’ 84 BSIR) of Raleigh has been named co-chair, with Rhonda Hubbard Beatty (’ 87 ABJO), of
the 2009 Governor’s Inaugural Ball hosted by the
Junior League of Raleigh. The ball will be Jan. 10 at
the Raleigh Convention Center.
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Mark Anthony Smith (’ 84), 46, of Fayetteville; Aug.
12, 2008. Smith played football at UNC and professionally with the Washington Redskins.
’ 85 Deborah S. Elliott (’ 85 ABJO) of Wilmington, has been honored as president
of Talk PR Inc. with three Sir Walter
Raleigh Awards for Excellence in Communication
from the Raleigh Public Relations Society. Talk PR
won a Silver Award in the open publications category, an Honorable Mention Award for a press
release and an Honorable Mention in the More
Bang for the Buck category for a groundbreaking
ceremony for a condominium project in Wilmington.
Capt. Charles Merritt Gibson III (’ 85 AB) of
Meridian, Miss., has assumed command of the
Naval Air Station Meridian. Lt. Col. Robert Nelson
Johnson Jr. (’ 85 AB) of Arlington, Va., has retired
from the Air Force. Johnson served as chief of joint
capabilities branch, Office of the Secretary of the Air
Force for War Fighting Integration and as chief
information officer while stationed at the Pentagon.
After retiring, Johnson followed family tradition in
obtaining his real estate license. Sharon Wells
Whitley (’ 85 BSBA) of Bailey has passed the American
Society for Quality Certified Quality Improvement
Associate exam. She is senior vice president and
associate general auditor for operational risk with
BB&T in Wilson.
Anne Reynolds Belk (’ 85 BSBA), 45, of Charlotte;
Aug. 2, 2008. Belk was a CPA and recruiter with an
accounting firm, was vice president of finance and
treasurer of the Junior League of Charlotte and on
the board of the Charlotte Latin School. The Anne
R. Belk Theater in the Performing Arts Center at
UNC-Charlotte is named for her. She served on the
board of Proverbs 31 and was chairman of the
Evangelism Commission. At UNC, she was a member of Kappa Delta. Susan Elizabeth Bello (’ 85
MSLS), 55, of Chapel Hill; July 6, 2008. Bello was a
serials cataloging assistant in UNC Davis Library.
She worked at the Library of Congress and libraries
at Duke and N.C. State universities. She received the
Akers and Kalp Fellowship in the UNC School of
Library Science and was a member of the C.G. Jung
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