has received the Top Gun Award from Martha Lee
Realty for the most sales in 2008. Hauser is a former broadcaster and former co-owner of WCCA-FM.
Virginia Gaylord Ayscue (’ 72 PhD), 89, of Washington,
N.C.; Nov. 28, 2008. Ayscue, an educator, retired as
supervisor of language teachers in the Wilson schools.
She also taught English at Washington High School
and in Fairfax County, Va., and was an assistant professor of English at East Carolina University. She was
active in educational professional organizations and
belonged to Delta Kappa Gamma for 50 years.
Johnny Steven Davis (’ 72 AB), 58, of York, S.C.; Dec.
6, 2008. Davis, a project manager for D.R. Horton
Homes, was named Top Builder of the Year in 2008.
Raymond Harris Greenlaw Jr. (’ 72, ’ 71 MSPH),
88, of Pittsboro; Dec. 21, 2008. Greenlaw retired as
a health care planner. He served in the Army in WWII
and the Korean War and was in Vietnam as a civilian
employee. Active in his church, he sang in the choir,
taught Sunday school and took part in mission trips.
He also served on the Chatham County planning
board. Donald Sutherlin Shannon (’ 72 PhD), 72,
of Evanston, Ill.; Nov. 19, 2008. Shannon was an
accounting professor for more than 25 years at
DePaul University, where he was faculty adviser for
the National Association of Black Accountants. He
also had been a CPA for PricewaterhouseCoopers in
New York and Chicago and taught at the University of
Kentucky. He was founding president of the Business
Valuation Association of Chicago. N. Alexander
White (’ 72), 58, of Elon; Dec. 9, 2008. White was a
pianist who also studied butterflies and was active in
his church. At UNC, he was elected to Phi Beta
Kappa and also belonged to Phi Eta Sigma.
’ 73 Noel L. Allen (’ 73 JD), of Raleigh, a
founding partner of Allen and Pinnix PA,
received the Distinguished Alumnus of
the Year award from Elon University. As a member of
Elon’s board of trustees since 1985, Allen played a
pivotal role in the board’s decision to open a law school
and serves on its board of advisers. His professional
accomplishments have been recognized in The Best
Lawyers of America and North Carolina Super Lawyers,
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5 Cook book formula
11 Bks. balancer
14 Adam’s second son
15 Battery terminals
16 Shutout spoiler
17 Start of Grace Murray
19 Container with a tap
20 Lasker of chess
21 Three of mummies?
24 Part 2 of quote
28 Like unopened e-mail
31 Pravda’s news agcy.
32 Lent follower
36 Part of CBS?
37 Part 3 of quote
40 Utter sharply
43 Worn away
44 Fencer’s foil
52 Part 4 of quote
56 Organic compound
58 Apple choice
8 Separates before laundry 39 Destructive insects
60 Stimpy’s pal 9 For each 40 Uncooked
61 End of quote
10 Winter hrs. in Philly 41 Sports figure
65 Shoshone 11 Go to pieces 42 More evident
66 Las Vegas worker
12 Goes after 45 Sore
67 Continental currency
13 Novelist Beattie 46 Roush or Byrnes
68 Mal de ___
18 Hemingway’s nickname 47 Shoe-box letters
69 Not quite
21 Sniggler’s prey 49 Had a little lamb
70 Multitude 22 Palindromic pharaoh 51 Wail
23 Genetic initials 53 Twin ___ suspension
25 Table timetable 54 Cellist Casals
26 Gambler’s card game 55 Swings around
27 49-er’s 6-pointers 59 Malicious gossip
29 Severe shortage 60 Grog ingredient
33 Trinidad sprinter Boldon 61 Oklahoma town
34 Entertaining Caesar 62 Sib
35 Hemi-fly? 63 Mine find
38 Pianist Myra 64 Altercation
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2 6-pack muscles
3 Listens to again
4 Superlatively willowy
5 Liquid weather
7 Makes do
and as one of the state’s “Legal Elite” by Business
North Carolina magazine. He serves as the editor of
the multi-volume Competition Law of Western Europe
and the Unites States and is the author of North Carolina Unfair Business Practice and Antitrust Law in
North Carolina. Dennis Roy Ayers (’ 73 AB, ’84
MSPH) of Winston-Salem has been named president
and chief operating officer of Lexington Memorial
Hospital and Davidson Health Care. He took office
shortly after the newly formed partnership between
Lexington Memorial Hospital and Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center became final in September. Daniel Wilson Barefoot (’ 73 AB, ’ 76 JD)
of Lincolnton spoke about his newly released book,
Hark the Sound of Tar Heel Voices, at the Gaston
Public Library. This, his 11th book, presents more
than 200 years of voices from the men and women
who created and nurtured UNC. Joseph Sidney
Bower (’ 73 AB) of Kinston was the featured speaker
at Investors Title Insurance Co.’s fall 2008 seminar.
Bower, a lawyer with White & Allen PA, was joined by
S. Seth Bordner, a doctoral candidate in philosophy
at UNC’s Parr Center for Ethics, in a discussion of the
practical and ethical dilemmas that can emerge in
real property transactions. In January, Bower was
presented with the 2008 W. Roy Poole Memorial Award
from the Home Builders Association of Kinston. Bower
has served as the HBA’s general counsel for 16 years.
Charles Robinson Frazier (’ 73 AB) of Asheville
has received the North Carolina Award for Literature.
Frazier is the author of two novels: Cold Mountain,
winner of the National Book Award for Fiction in
1997, and Thirteen Moons, published in 2006.
Robert Earl James Jr. (’ 73 BSBA) of Charlotte has
been appointed to the board of directors for Fifth
Third Bank NA. James is president and CEO of the
bank’s North Carolina affiliate. Karl Neill Stauber
(’ 73 AB) of Danville, Va., was the December 2008
commencement speaker at Averett University. Stauber
is president and CEO of the Danville Regional Foundation, which manages $200 million from the sale of
the Danville Regional Medical Center. Barbara
Brandon “Bonnie” Weyher (’ 73 ABJO, ’ 77 JD) of
Raleigh has been elected president-elect of the N.C.
State Bar. Weyher is a founding partner with Yates,
McLamb & Weyher LLP.
Dr. Carl Michael Beavers (’ 73 AB), 57, of Winston-Salem; Nov. 20, 2008. Beavers practiced family
medicine at Mountain View Medical in King and was
medical director of Stokes County EMS. Walter
Goodman Edwards Jr. (’ 73 AB), 58, of Hertford; Nov.
3, 2008. Edwards was a lawyer with the Edwards
and Edwards Law Firm and was a member of the
Hertford Volunteer Fire Department. Phillip Mayo
Simpson (’ 73 AB), 59, of Asheville; Oct. 30, 2008.
Ervin Howard Young (’ 73 MA, ’ 78 PhD), 65, of
Madison, Wis.; Sept. 11, 2008. Young retired as a
consulting computer programmer and analyst. He
worked with the Research Triangle Institute,
Burroughs Wellcome and UNC School of Public
Health, among other organizations. He was a past
member of the Durham Choral Society.
’ 74 Hal Milton Brown Jr. (’ 74 BSBA) of Mission Viejo, Calif., has retired as customer
vice president, southwest region for
Kraft Foods. Brown has been in the food industry
for 33 years, the last 27 with Kraft. Mary Stewart
Newsom (’ 74 ABJO) of Charlotte has returned to The