at a celebration breakfast, the 50 are representative of Samford
alumni from the past 50 years who are having an impact on society.
chapter of ODK was established April 6, 1951.
Lance W. Anderson
'51, Ponce de Leon, Fla., retired executive; William C. Armistead,
Jr. '66, Columbiana, state senator; Hugh C. Bailey '5l, Valdosta,
Ga., retired educator; Walter G. Barnes '56, Birmingham, insurance;
J. Claude Bennett '54, Birmingham, pharmaceuticals executive; Betsy
Box '71, College Park, Ga., educator; Mark D. Branan '91, Greer,
S.C., entrepreneur; Kate Campbell '83, Nashville, Tenn., recording
artist; W. Andrew Collins '67, St. Paul, Minn., educator; William
C. Dooley '78, Oklahoma City, Okla., medical researcher.
Jean M. Finochio
'95, Birmingham, United Way; J. Wayne Flynt '61, Auburn, historian;
Michael W. Fountain '77, Tampa, Fla., professor; S. Elizabeth Futral
'85, New York, N.Y., opera performer; R. Kirby Godsey '57, Macon,
Ga., educator; James E. Gray '79, Birmingham, pastor; Carol J. Guthrie
'93, Washington, D.C., Senate aide; Hoyt G. Harwell '53, Birmingham,
retired journalist; Jack U. Harwell '53, Stone Mountain, Ga., retired
editor; Gene Head, Jr. Ď95, Birmingham, businessman.
James T. Hickey
'00, Birmingham, law enforcement; Samuel Eugene Huckaby '63, Temuco,
Chile, missionary/teacher; Samuel Todd Huckaby '86, Santiago, Chile,
lawyer; James L. Huskey '69, Bethesda, Md., U.S. State Dept.; Carolyn
Ross Johnston '70, St. Petersburg, Fla., professor; Samuel C. Ledbetter
'81, New York, N.Y., Broadway director; Wanda Lee '81, Baptist leader;
W. Randall Lolley '52, Raleigh, N.C., minister; Harold E. Martin
'54, Fort Worth, Texas, retired editor; R. Clayton McWhorter '55,
Nashville, Tenn., entrepreneur.
Eric L. Motley
'96, Washington, D.C., Presidential aide; Kevin C. Newsom '94, Alexandria,
Va., Supreme Court clerk; Susan Patterson '79, Herndon, Va., opera
performer; C. Ladell Payne '55, Grass Valley, Calif., retired educator;
Jason R. Pierce '92, Scottsboro, assistant district attorney; William
S. Propst '61, Huntsville, pharmaceutical entrepreneur; Claude H.
Rhea III '76, Atlanta, Ga., denominational executive; Eldridge W.
Roark, Jr. '55, Naples, Fla., retired educator; Justin S. Russell
'93, Barcelona, Spain, entrepreneur; Janie L. Shores '68, Birmingham,
Peter M. Sims
'79, Birmingham, physician; Anita F. Snell '63, Singapore, missionary;
Jack A. Snell '63, Singapore, missionary; Charles H. Talbert '56,
Waco, Texas, professor; Victor Terry '97, Gautier, Miss., businessman;
William L. Turner '60, Houston, Texas, minister; Scotty de Jesus
Utz '92, Hyattsville, Wyo., entrepreneur; F. Neal Wade '69, Fort
Walton Beach, Fla., economic developer; Ray C. Williams '66, Chapel
Hill, N.C., professor; Charles R. Woods, Jr. '81, Winston-Salem,