In Memory

In Memory: Fall 2018

Kathryn Kiker “Kitty” Harris, WC ’35, of Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, died Dec. 8, 2017. Carolyne Smith Bryan, WC ’36, of Arlington, Virginia, died May 25. Jean Kimball Daniel, WC ’39, of Hoover, Alabama, died May 2. Ruth Valentin Driscoll, WC ’42, of Woodstown, New Jersey, died June 17. Rita Barigelli, A ’45, of Vernon, […]

Dance department faculty, students remember Jolie Long Carlton

Jolie Long Carlton, longtime Brenau University professor and former chair of the Department of Dance, died Tuesday, May 1, surrounded by family at her home in Gainesville, Georgia. Carlton joined Brenau’s Dance Department in 1998, bringing thoughtful and technical skills along with what her former coworkers describe as artistic passion and deep friendship. Madia Whillette […]

In Memory: Spring 2018

Mary Helen Roop Hosch, WC ’35, of Gainesville, Georgia, died May 15, 2018. Betty Rose Hutson, WC ’45, of Durham, North Carolina, died April 15, 2018. Mary Murphy Reiser, WC ’46, of Savannah, Georgia, died Nov. 21, 2017. Glenn Hoggard-Autrey, WC ’47, of Elizabeth City, North Carolina, died March 2, 2018. Cathryn Cook, WC ’49, […]

In Memory: Winter 2018

Jonette “Jo” Helms Shelton, WC ’42, of Covington, Louisiana, died Sept. 13. Betty Stansbury Ambrose, WC ’44, of Atlanta, died July 14. Althea Bergtholdt, WC ’44, of West Hyannisport, Massachusetts, died Sept. 6. Carmen Cowart Noel, WC ’46, of Atlanta, Georgia, died July 17. Nell Gilder, WC ’51, of Glenwood, Georgia, died Aug. 16. Joan […]

Brenau mourns passing of longtime supporter of health care programs

George Thomas, husband, father, brother, businessman, church leader, woodworker and longtime supporter of Brenau University, died Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, at Lanier Village Estates in Gainesville following an extended illness. He was 87. At Brenau, Thomas and his wife, Anne Warren Thomas, are perhaps best known as the Gainesville benefactors who helped sustain and grow […]

In Memory: Fall 2017

Carolyne Smith Bryan, WC ’36, of Arlington, Virginia, died May 25. Carolyn Abney, WC ’46, of Greenwood, South Carolina, died May 10. Marguerite Duncan-McFarland Bradford, WC ’46, of Staunton, Virginia, died May 20. Sara White Brown, WC ’46, of Lexington, Kentucky, died June 30. Genevieve Low Stewart, WC ’46, of Pineville, Kentucky, died June 8. […]

Brenau mourns passing of former trustee David Seng

Brenau Trustee David Seng at home in Dahlonega, Georgia in 2014.

Former Brenau University Trustee David Francis Seng of Dahlonega, Georgia, died at his home July 13 after suffering from pulmonary fibrosis for three years. He leaves behind his wife of 50 years, Erin McCabe Seng, BU ’93, who also served on the university board; a daughter, Shannon Seng Van Horn; sons, Andrew and Matthew; daughter-in-law […]

Brenau Remembers Trustee Emeritus Jennings

Brenau University Trustee Emeritus and longtime supporter of the university’s nursing program Dr. Henry S. Jennings Jr. died Thursday, March 2. He was 94 years old. “During his time on the board, Henry was one of the trustees at the table meeting with creditors on a weekly basis to ensure Brenau would survive to be […]

In Memory: Spring 2017

Harriet Owens McIntosh, WC ’43, of Lakeland, Florida, died Dec. 27. Betty Lewis McCartney, WC ’44, of Asheville, North Carolina, died Jan. 10. Margaret Neal VandeNoord, WC ’45, of Dawsonville, Georgia, died Feb. 1. Shirley Bethard Hegenwald, WC ’47, of Shreveport, Louisiana, died Jan. 11. Mary Nobles Wheeler, WC ’48, of Rockford, Illinois, died Nov. […]

In Memory: Winter 2017

Richard Murphy, BU ’91, of Augusta, Georgia, died July 15. Frances Turpen Ellington, A ’35, WC ’39, of Jefferson, Georgia, died July 14. Caroline Smith Lanier Longest, WC ’35, of Raleigh, North Carolina, died Aug. 16. Helen Akins Atkinson, WC ’36, of Tallahassee, Florida, died Aug. 26. Louise Fraser Cook, A ’38, of Gainesville, Georgia, […]

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