In Memory

In Memory: Summer 2014

Lillian Ashford Hudgins, WC ’36, of Gainesville, Georgia, died Nov. 28, 2013. Iska Taylor Duke, WC ’37, of Memphis, Tennessee, died April 2, 2013. Dorothy Hosea Pearce, WC ’41, of Stanwood, Washington, died Aug. 5, 2013. Pauline Ross Graham, WC ’42, of Noblesville, Indiana, died Aug. 25, 2013. Gladys McCain Baker, WC ’44, of Savannah, […]

In Memory: Fall 2013

Eleanor Parrish, WC ’39, of Adel, Ga., died March 5. Sarah Crosby Reeves, WC ’39, of Sanford, N.C., died June 26. Lois Patillo Stephens, WC ’39, of Camrillo, Calif., died Feb. 8. Margaret Pleune Harvin, WC ’40, of Louisville, Ky., died March 3. Meta Sompayrac DuBose, WC ’43, of Winchester, Va., died Oct. 27, 2012. […]

In Memory: Spring/Summer 2013

Margaret Swetnam Weldon, WC ’36, of Griffin, Ga., died Oct. 24. Martha Thigpen Lincoln, WC ’38, of Tallahassee, Fla., died June 17, 2012. Gladys Evans McCartney, WC ’39, of Flemingsburg, Ky., died on Jan. 28, 2012. Elizabeth Hatcher Ulery, WC ’40, of Atlanta died Oct. 5. Mary Pearl Thompson Marsh, WC ’41, of High Point, […]

Gloria Stargel: Inspirational journalist, ‘Antarctic explorer’

Author and journalist Gloria Cassity Stargel of Gainesville, Ga., a 1977 Women’s College graduate, died Saturday, March 2. She was 83. Stargel, whose husband, Joe, had been mayor of Gainesville, was a member of the Class of 1950, but she delayed completing degree requirements by more than a quarter of a century. Devoutly religious Stargel […]

In Memory: Winter 2012-13

Stella Barbara Leach, of Mount Holley, Pa., died Oct. 27. Elizabeth “Lib” Hunter Finger, WC ’38, of Hendersonville, N.C., died on Sept. 16, 2009. Antoinette “Toni” Denman Furse, WC ’38, of Gadsden, Ala., died on Aug. 24. Helen McCamy Dennard, WC ’39, of Dalton, Ga., died Nov. 25, 2011. Helen Dean Wagner, WC ’40, of […]

In Memory: Fall 2012

Dorothy Aston Bell, WC, ’25, of Oakmont, Calif., died June 5, 2010. Freda Ritz Donovan, A ‘32, of Racine, Wisc., died on May 22. Margaret Brugh Roggow, WC ’34, of Sequim, Wash., died on July 11 (see classnote). Lois Boone Nitzman, WC ’36 of Warren, R.I., died on April 8. Ada Jennings Price, WC ’39, […]

Irreplaceable: Sidney O. Smith Jr., 1927-2012

When Sidney O. Smith Jr. rose to eulogize his friend John Jacobs last November, the former federal judge matter-of-factly stated that he always thought it would have been the other way around. Smith at that time already had been battling cancer, and he knew his days were numbered. The candor, delivered with a characteristic hint […]

Dramatis persona: Grace Hooten Moore, 1917-2012

In a sort of role reversal from Shakespearean England, when Grace Hooten Moore, WC ’38, was a drama and speech student at Brenau College in the 1930s, she had such a deep voice that the only parts she ever landed in theatrical productions at the women’s college were those of men. As one version of […]