Joseph Donnell Richmond (’ 75 AB), 58, of Oxon Hill,
Md.; March 3, 2009. A rehabilitation counselor,
Richmond was an independent living specialist.
’ 76 Duran Redfern Broadhurst (’ 76 BSIR) of Redfern joined John Needham Hackney III (’ 76, ’ 80 BSIR) and John Marion Harris (’ 76 AB) of Wilson, and Douglas Henry Boone
(’ 75 BSBA) for a reunion performance of the 1970s
band Sherlocke. Dr. William Butts Boles Jr. (’ 70 AB,
’ 74 DDS) stood in on trumpet for original band member George Raymond Gunza (’ 75, ’ 80 AB). Boone,
Harris and Hackney also play in the offshoot group
3mb. u James Robert Stanfield (’ 76, ’ 75 MS) of
Murray, Utah, has been named a systems engineer
for L- 3 Communications in Salt Lake City. u Ralph
Hanes Womble (’ 76 AB) of Winston-Salem has been
appointed to the N.C. Board of Transportation.
Womble is retired as vice president from Leggett &
Platt in Winston-Salem and as CEO of Hanes Cos.
AlexSandra Lynn Lett (’ 76 ABJO) and C. Michael
Yarborough Jr. of Sanford. Lett has released a CD
package of her book, A Timeless Place, which was
produced by the N.C. Library for the Blind and
Physically Handicapped. She is the owner of
Southern Books and Talks.
Craig Loftis Dove (’ 76 BSBA), 55, of Raleigh; July 31,
2009. Dove was a CPA and selected as a Paul Harris
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Fellow by the Cary Central Rotary Club. u Jyotsna
Moy Dutta (’ 76, ’ 75 PhD), 74, of Durham; July 25,
2009. Dutta was a physics professor at N.C. Central
University. His research, which focused on renewable energy sources, had been funded by grants
from several federal agencies, including the
Department of Energy and the National Renewable
’ 77 Suzanne Setzer Bizzell (’ 77 AB) of Kin- ston has been appointed to the N.C. Executive Mansion Fine Arts Committee.
Bizzell is secretary and treasurer of Realo Discount
Drugs. u John De Witt Kuester Jr. (’ 77 ABEd) of
Auburn Hills, Mich., has been named head coach for
the Detroit Pistons. Kuester played basketball for
UNC and, after a brief NBA playing career, has held
the position of assistant coach for six teams in 15
seasons. u Kip Lornell (’ 77, ’ 76 MA) of Silver Spring,
Md., has published a new edition of The Beat: Go-Go
Music from Washington, D.C. Lornell, who teaches in
the music department at George Washington University, co-authored the book about the only musical
form indigenous to Washington, D.C., with Charles C.
Stephenson Jr., a political and cultural activist and
former chair of the D.C. Commission on the Arts and
Humanities. u Leigh Ann Raynor (’ 77 AB) of Albany,
Ga., is the new club leader for the Albany Carolina
Club. In June, Raynor was appointed senior pastor of
the Porterfield United Methodist Church in Albany. u
Charles Dewitt Watts Jr. (’ 77 AB) of Durham has
been appointed to the N.C. Board of Transportation.
Watts served as senior vice president-corporate general counsel and corporate secretary for N.C. Mutual
Life Insurance Co. from 1998 to 2007.
Wendy Ryan (’ 77 AB) and Brian Monaghan (’ 75 AB)
of Herndon, Va.
Eunice Murray “Sandy” Dittmar (’ 77), 84, of
Lakeville, Conn.; July 10, 2009. Dittmar, a classically
trained pianist and organist, regularly played at the
North Canaan Congregational Church. u Gary James
Watson (’ 77 BSPHR), 54, of North Wilkesboro; July
11, 2009. Watson was a pharmacist.
’ 78 Ellen Matthews Davis (’ 78) of West Point, Va., has been named by the Obama administration to continue to
serve as Virginia’s state director for rural development, a position she assumed under the Bush
administration. u Lawrence Love Gellerstedt III (’ 78
AB) of Atlanta has been named president and CEO of
Cousins Properties Inc. In July, Gellerstedt spoke
about the current economic crisis at the meeting of
the Atlanta chapter of the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School alumni. u Todd Lincoln Miller (’ 78 AB;
’ 81, ’ 80 MRP) of Newport appeared on UNC-TV’s
North Carolina Now in July, speaking as executive
director of the N.C. Coastal Federation. Under
Miller’s leadership, the NCCF completed a $3 million
capital campaign in January and secured a $5 million stimulus grant in July to be used for oyster-reef
restoration in Pamlico Sound.
Laura Ellen Cable (’ 78 ABEd) and Michael Carl
Abernathy (’ 74 BSBA) of China Grove.
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’ 79 Anthony Waldo Brown Sr. (’ 79 JD) of Spring Hope has been appointed District Court judge for the 7th Judicial District,
which covers Wilson, Nash and Edgecombe counties.
u Arnold Gene Cobb Jr. (’ 79 AB) of Sanford has
been appointed senior pastor of St. Luke United
Methodist Church in Sanford. u W. Brian Hiatt (’ 79,
’ 86 MPA) of Concord has been sworn in as secretary-treasurer of the N.C. City and County Management
Association. Hiatt is city manager of Concord. u
Timothy Edward Mason (’ 79 AB) of Los Angeles has
been named vice president of operations for distribution at the new CBS Films division.
Carol Ann Kirby (’ 79, ’ 78 ABEd) and John Edward
Lauer of Winston-Salem. u Linda Cobb Russell (’ 79
BSBA) and Bill Stone of Greensboro.
Allan Cooper Dell Jr. (’ 79 AB), 52, of Charlotte; July
31, 2009. Dell, an interior designer, studied at the
Parsons School of Design in England and the
Institute of Classical Architecture of Great Britain,
among other schools and institutions. u Margaret
Lynn Healey (’ 79 PhD), 57, of Chaska, Minn.; March 1,
2009. Since 1982, Healey had led clinical research
at Park Nicollet Institute. u Paul Graham Kemp
(’ 79), 51, of Carrboro; May 26, 2009. Kemp was former president of the Mid-Atlantic Alfa Romeo Club.
He was president of Pique Performance, an auto
parts business. u Janet Anne Powell (’ 79 AB, ’ 83
JD), 50, of Southern Pines; Aug. 21, 2009. Most
recently, Powell was director of communications and
corporate and foundation relations for UNC-Pembroke.