(’ 54 BA), 86, of Holly Ridge; Jan. 1, 2017. Padgett
retired as an independent living coordinator for the
N.C. Division of Services for the Blind. ◆ Dr. William
Harvey Weinel Jr. (’ 54 MD), 92, of Wilmington; Jan.
15, 2017. Weinel specialized in OB/GYN and co-founded the Glen Meade Center for Women’s Health
in Wilmington. He served as chief resident at UNC
Hospitals in 1958. He served in the Army Air Corps
1955 update Peter H. Sprague Sr. (’ 55
BA) and Mary Ida B. Sprague (’ 54 ABEd) and their
extended family were featured in “A Families Affair”
in the November/December 2013 Review as part
of the GAA’s sixth annual Legacy Pinning Ceremony.
Since then, as the legacy ceremony marked its
ninth year last fall, the Spragues’ legacy group has
grown to 12, with five current students and three
recent alumni: Peter Hale Sprague Jr. (’ 83 BA); Mary
Stewart Sprague Duffy (’ 82 BSBA); Sallie Sprague
Winter (’ 88 BA) and her husband, Paul Thomas
Winter (’ 87 BA, ’92 MAC); Natalie Wynne Sprague
’ 15 (BA); new graduates Genevieve Stewart Duffy
’ 17 and Thomas Hale Winter ’ 17; rising sophomore
Eleanor Anne Sprague; and rising juniors (and twins)
Peter Sprague Winter and David Paul Winter.
obituaries Dr. Karl Lee Barkley (’ 55 BA,
’ 62 MD), 84, of Greensboro; Jan. 3, 2017. Barkley
was an OB/GYN who held leadership positions at
hospitals in Greensboro. He served in the Navy.
At UNC, he was a member of Kappa Alpha Order,
NROTC and the wrestling team. During his medical
training, he was elected class president all four
years. ◆ James Robert Buyer (’ 55 ABEd), 84,
of Manchester, England; Jan. 12, 2017. During
his career, Buyer had been a division manager
with Perry Equipment Co. At UNC, he belonged to
Hillel Foundation, Order of the Old Well, student
government and Zeta Beta Tau. He entered UNC as
Eugene Buyer. ◆ Lorenza “Len” Theodore Clinard
(’ 55 BSBA), 83, of Ferguson; Dec. 25, 2016. Clinard
worked as an accountant with Holly Farms Poultry
Industries of Wilkesboro. He collected classic foreign
cars and loved taking friends on bike rides along
North Carolina’s back roads. ◆ William Barnette
Garrison (’ 55 BSBA), 86, of Charlotte; Jan. 8, 2017.
Garrison founded Homes Inc., a builder of affordable
housing in the Gastonia market. He retired as vice
president of Southern Real Estate in Charlotte.
He served in the Army Medical Corps. He was
an Eagle Scout. At UNC, he was a member of Pi
Kappa Alpha. ◆ Jean Elmore Yancey (’ 55), 83, of
Littleton; Aug. 15, 2016. Yancey was a registered
nurse and epidemiologist who received numerous
awards, including Virginia’s Be-Involved Nurse for
1970 and a Bronze Medallion for Meritorious Service
from the Virginia Heart Association (1968–69).
She had served on the boards of the Virginia Heart
Association and the Virginia Nurses Association,
among other professional service activities. ◆
Alfonso Zavala (’ 55 MSSE), 88, of McLean, Va.;
Nov. 22, 2016. Zavala retired from the World Bank,
where he oversaw water supply programs in Latin
America and the Caribbean. He served as a dean
Left: Unidentified Artist, Indian, Mughal: Emperor Aurangzeb (detail), late 17th century; opaque watercolor and gold. Gift of Gilbert J. and Clara T. Yager in honor of Dr. Sarah Schroth, Curator of the 1995 exhibition
Intimate Views: Indian Miniature Paintings, 95.4.1. Right: Unidentified Artist, Japanese: Beauties Aboard a Ship (detail), c. 1930; colored pigment on paper. Gift of Mrs. Joseph Palmer Knapp, by exchange, 2016.16.2.
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