Waste Services, a family business he runs with his
two sons. Knight was the first African-American
city manager of Dallas, from 1986 to 1990, and
continues his community service as board chair of
Children’s Medical Center and Frazier Revitalization.
Knight is a past member of the GAA Board of
obituaries Frances McLean Prevatt (’ 74,
’ 72 CDH), 70, of Lumberton; Aug. 24, 2016. Prevatt
retired as a dental hygienist. Previously, she danced
in the N.C. Ballet Company. ◆ James McKay Suggs
Jr. (’ 74, ’ 75 BSBA), 64, of Grapevine, Texas; Sept.
20, 2016. Suggs practiced law in North Carolina and
Texas. At UNC, he belonged to Phi Sigma Kappa.
1975 updates R. Michael Leonard
(’ 75 BA, ’ 78 JD) of Bethania has been elected to a
second term as chair of the Conservation Fund, a
national land conservation group based in Arlington,
Va. In August 2016, at the 100th anniversary of
the National Park Service, Leonard announced a
5,300-acre addition to the Blue Ridge Parkway
and an addition of 2,744 acres to Mount Mitchell
State Park, doubling its size. Leonard is a member
of the Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice law firm.
◆ Dr. Howard Anthony McMahan (’ 75, ’ 74 MD)
of Marietta, Ga., has received the 2016 Jim Funk
Distinguished Service Award from the Georgia
Orthopaedic Society. McMahan is an orthopedic
surgeon at Resurgens Orthopaedics and continues
to educate orthopedic surgery residents at the
Atlanta Medical Center. He has retired as an Air
Force orthopedic surgeon, achieving the rank of
major general with two stars.
obituaries Hayes Womble Forrest (’ 75),
63, of Greensboro; Sept. 30, 2016. Forrest, an
entrepreneur, retired as a home builder with Forrest
Homes. Previously, he owned The Sub Way, a
Durham deli shop he opened in 1974. ◆ Rebecca
Scott Hollowell (’ 75, ’ 81 BA), 62, of Greensboro;
Nov. 1, 2015. Hollowell, a floral designer, owned
Special Arrangements. Early in her career, she
worked at Village Publishing Co. and at Tar Heel
Sports Network. At UNC, she belonged to Kappa
Alpha Theta. ◆ Sandra Lynn Morgen (’ 75 MA, ’ 82
PhD), 66, of Eugene, Ore.; Sept. 27, 2016. Morgen
was a professor and cultural anthropologist at the
University of Oregon. Among her many awards,
she received the Career Award for Outstanding
Contributions to the Field of Anthropology of the U.S.
from the Society for Anthropology in North America
and the Research Faculty Excellence Award from
the University of Oregon. She wrote several books
throughout her career, including Stretched Thin: Poor
Families, Welfare Work and Welfare Reform in 2010
and Taxes Are a Women’s Issue in 2006. ◆ Frank
“Paul” Morrow (’ 75 BSBA), 64, of Raleigh; Aug. 6,
2016. Morrow worked for more than 23 years in
finance and budgeting, most recently with the N.C.
Division of Medical Assistance. Previously, he worked
with the N.C. Division of Public Health and Stonewall
Jackson Training School. ◆ Douglas M. Williams (’ 75
BSPHR), 64, of Aberdeen; Aug. 16, 2016. Williams
retired from Kerr Drug and Walgreens, after having
worked for more than 37 years as a pharmacist. He
also volunteered at the Moore Free Care Clinic. At
UNC, he belonged to Kappa Psi.
1976 update Gary Lee Bowen
(’76 MSW) of Cary has been named dean for
the UNC School of Social Work. Bowen is the
Kenan Distinguished Professor and co-director
of the School Success Profile project. In 2016,
Bowen received three awards from the School of
Social Work: the Excellence in Doctoral Student
Mentoring Award, the Distinguished Alumni Award
and the Dean’s Recognition Award for Outstanding
Leadership, Impact and Contribution to the Mission
of Teaching, Research and Service.
obituaries Edwin Harrison “Bucky”
Blackwell III (’76 BA), 61, of Greensboro; Sept.
10, 2016. Blackwell worked as a lawyer for social
workers and an advocate for children. At UNC, he
belonged to the Marching Band. ◆ Craig Campbell
MacNab (’76, ’ 75 MA), 76, of South Bend, Ind.;
Aug. 30, 2016. MacNab was in the Army for 24
years, retiring as a lieutenant colonel. He taught
literature at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point,
N. Y. Following his military career, he worked as the
director of public relations for AM General.
1977 updates Robert Joseph
Arundell (’ 77 BSBA, ’ 80 JD) of Hilton Head, S.C.,
has been inducted into the Hilton Head Island
Athletic Hall of Fame. Arundell has been a football
and basketball coach and a student-athlete mentor
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