Caroline Lewis Williams (’ 40 ABLS), 90, of
Chattanooga, Tenn.; Oct. 16, 2008. Williams was a
reference librarian and cataloger at the Chattanooga
Public Library for 10 years. In WWII, she was librarian
of the Naval Air Station in Norfolk, Va., then assistant
librarian of the VA Hospital at Roanoke, Va. She was
involved in Chattanooga civic organizations. She was
president of the Chattanooga League of Women
Voters, Chattanooga Garden Club Council and the
Chattanooga Phi Beta Kappa Association. She was a
member of the Hamilton County Local Emergency
Planning Committee. Marian Igo Wilson (’ 40
AB), 89, of Daytona Beach, Fla.; Oct. 19, 2007.
Wilson lived in several states and was a social
worker in most of the locations in which she lived.
At UNC, she graduated Phi Beta Kappa and was a
member of Chi Omega. She was the first woman
elected speaker of Philanthropic Society. Maria
Alston Davis Young (’ 49, ’ 52 AB), 87, of Culpeper,
Va.; Oct. 16, 2008. Young was secretary of the
University, appointed in 1984 by Chancellor
Christopher Fordham III ’ 47. She previously worked
in the Office of the Vice Chancellor and Dean of
Student Affairs, the Carolina Challenge and the
Campus Y, where a celebration of her life was held in
December. She was administrative assistant to the
director of the National Humanities Center. As a
student at UNC, she belonged to Valkyries.
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of the Holt Library. Holt played a key role in the development of the college and has served almost continuously as a trustee since the founding of the college
in 1964. Dr. A. Everette James Jr. (’ 59 AB) of
Chapel Hill has donated a large collection of Art
Ware pottery to the N.C. Pottery Center auction in
Seagrove. The auction raised $34,000 for the center.
Dr. Jay Harris Joseph (’ 51 AB) of Bala Cynwyd, Pa.,
has retired as director of medical education at Mercy
Catholic Medical Center after a 40-year career as a
surgeon. John Baker Lewis Jr. (’ 58 AB, ’ 61 LLB) of
Farmville has been elected to the executive committee of the N.C. Medical Board. Lewis is a Court of
Appeals recall judge, a temporary administrative law
assignment, and an emergency special Superior
Court judge. Robert Vincent Staton (’ 58 AB) of
Flat Rock has been elected mayor of the Village of
Flat Rock. Staton served six years on the village
council and a year and a half on the planning board.
Walser Haddon Allen Jr. (’ 51 MA), 83, of Wilmington;
Aug. 28, 2008. Allen retired from UNC-Wilmington as
associate professor emeritus in history after 29 years.
Previously, he was an ordained Moravian Church
minister and founding pastor of Raleigh Moravian
itÕs not the building.
It’s the people.
’50s Dr. Neil Carmichael Bender (’ 59 AB,
’ 63 MD) of New Bern has been honored by the Jones County Community
Foundation. The Jones Medical Center, founded by
Jones in a former motel that belonged to his uncle,
grew to become Eastern Carolina Internal Medicine.
Joel King Bourne (’ 51 AB, ’ 58 LLB) of Tarboro has
been inducted into the Twin County Museum Hall of
Fame in Rocky Mount. Bourne, a retired lawyer,
played a key role in the creation of the Veterans’
Memorial on the Tarboro Town Common, founded
the Edgecombe County
Forestry Club and led the 50th Class of ’59: drive for the Edgecombe May 8–10, 2009
County Livestock Arena.
Frank R. Brown (’ 59 AB, ’ 61 LLB) of Tarboro, senior resident Superior Court judge, has retired as the
head of state judicial districts 7C and 7B after more
than 30 years on the bench. Frank Arthur Daniels
Jr. (’ 53 AB) of Raleigh and his wife, Julia Jones
Daniels, have been inducted into the Raleigh Hall of
Fame. Daniels was president and publisher of The
News and Observer Publishing Co. for 25 years, retiring in 1996. The Danielses have been longtime supporters of N.C. museums, community life, health
care, business and education. He is a member of the
UNC System Board of Governors. Nan Schaeffer
Graham (’ 58 AB) of Wilmington joined fellow Southern authors Clyde Carlyle Edgerton (’ 66 ABEd, ’ 73
MAT, ’77 PhD) and Celia Rivenbark to organize Puttin’
on the Grits, a fundraiser for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Margaret Story Haywood (’ 51 ABJO) of
Raleigh has been inducted into the Raleigh Hall of
Fame. Haywood served as chair of the Raleigh Historic Properties and Districts Commission in the ’70s
and ’80s. She was involved in the Mordecai House
renovations, served for 30 years as volunteer curator
of Haywood Hall, the oldest house in Raleigh’s original city limits, and was a founding member of the
Raleigh City Museum. W. Paul Holt Jr. (’ 51 BSBA,
’ 57 LLB) of Sylva has been honored for his support
of Southwestern Community College with the naming
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