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W. FULTON ABERCROMBIE, 91, lives in Knoxville,
Tenn. He retired from the U.S. Public Health Service. He holds the
Ph.D. from New York University.
HUGH FRANK SMITH of Memphis, Tenn., is a columnist
for The Commercial Appeal and The Germantown News.
He retired after a long career with the Memphis Press-Scimitar.
THOMAS N. STALLWORTH, Jr., lives in Beatrice, where
he and his wife of 62 years, Eva, grow azaleas as a hobby. They
have more than 5,000 azaleas on their lawn.
GUSSIE MAE GUYTON KENNEDY and her husband, R. Hobson,
of Alexander City, celebrated their 59th anniversary in February.
She is a retired teacher.
DORIS SMALLEY PROCTOR and her husband, Bob, of
Louisville, Ky., celebrated their 58th anniversary in March.
VIVIAN J. LANGLEY supplies books and Bibles to
pastors on Dominica, Guyana, St. Vincent and Trinidad, and teaches
music. She lives in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, and in Camp Hill
Dr. ROBERT O. LAUDERDALE is a retired dermatologist
living in Leeds.
NELL BROWN PROPST of Merino, Colo., is the author
of Patrick’s Passions, a full-length play that is
a winner in competition sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Theatre
Association. She is the author of numerous plays, books and columns.
CHARLES W. DAVIS of Waco, Texas, is a board member
of Hope Afghanistan, a foundation started by Dayna Curry and Heather
Mercer, former prisoners in Afghanistan.
NELL TURNER DIRKS and her husband, Gene, were finalists
in volunteer awards recognition given by the Volunteer Center of
JACK PRESTON, Ph.D., retired from North Carolina
State University Department of Chemical Engineering in January.
He lives in Raleigh, N.C.
BETTYE ANN FLETCHER GILL of Birmingham retired
after 47 years as a church organist and choir director. She was
also a public school music teacher and private piano teacher.
JAMES LEE HOLLAND, Jr., of Birmingham was recently
named Goodwill Worker of the Year by Alabama Goodwill Industries.
JERRY HOLLOWAY is retired and living in Richmond,
Dr. EARL and JANE M. JEFFRES ’60 live in
Fayetteville, Tenn. He is retired from the practice of orthopedic
WILSON C. WILHITE, Jr., M.D., was honored with
a life membership in the American Society of Anesthesiologists,
which he served as president in 1994. He will be a delegate to the
2002 World Congress of Anesthesiologists meeting in Paris, France.
He is retired professor emeritus, University of California at Los
Angeles School of Medicine, and professor, Univeristy of Texas School
of Medicine–Houston. He and wife, Pat, live in Daphne and
Canmore, Alberta, Canada.
FREDERICK BASSETT is the author of Love: Song
of Songs (Paraclete Publishing). A retired college professor,
he directs the Elderhostel program at College of the Lowcountry,
Hilton Head Island, S.C.
JAMES H. EDMONSON is a professor of history at
Emmanuel College, Franklin Springs, Ga. He and his wife, Frances,
live in Jackson, Tenn.
R. KIRBY GODSEY, Ph.D., president of Mercer University,
is the recipient of the 2002 Chief Executive Leadership Award for
extraordinary service and leadership in advancement and education.
The award was presented by District III, Council for Advancement
and Support of Education.
BETTY LONG WYSKIDA of Huntsville retired in 1995
from the U.S. government and in 2002 from Computer Science Corporation,
where she was a cost analyst.
AUBREY EDWARDS retired after 24 years as music
minister at Shades Mountain Baptist Church, Birmingham.
DON MCDOUGAL of Steele was inducted into the 2002
Alabama Tennis Foundation Hall of Fame.
L. GERALD TUCK is a volunteer assistant coach with
the Samford baseball team.
JAMES and MILDRED HEARN DILLARD ’63 live
in Mauldin, S.C. She retired from the Greenville school district
in 2001. He is a health minister.
JAMES B. PRICE of Pinson was recognized by the
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National
Weather Service for his outstanding service as a weather observer.
He has reported temperature and precipitation data from the same
location, without interruption, for over five decades. It is estimated
that he has taken more than 55,000 observations and walked over
4,000 miles to and from his instrument shelter.
JAKE RONALD and PEGGY G. VAUGHN
’61 sold their Bluff Park pharmacy to CVS, for which he now
J. WAYNE FLYNT, distinguished university professor,
Auburn University, was elected vice president of the Southern Historical
Association. An eminent historian, Flynt has taught history at Samford
and Auburn, where he also served as head of the History Department.
JAMES L. READING II of Birmingham is regional flooring
trainer for all 10 Alabama Home Depot stores from Montgomery to
the Tennessee line.
TOMMIE JEAN PEACOCK MYRICK and her husband, Bill,
live in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. She teaches at Choctawhatchee High
Dr. KAY CALFEE WIDEMAN is assistant superintendent
for curriculum and instruction in the Cobb County, Ga., school district.
JUDY RICE is in her 34th year with the Alaska Baptist
Convention. Director of missions ministries/WMU, she lives in Anchorage.
SARALYN MONROE COLLINS owns Training Bridge, a
consulting, training and coaching firm in Winter Park, Fla.
SARA PARKER of Hendersonville, N.C., a psychologist,
completed a post-doctoral study and internship in neuropsychology.
A poet, she was chosen one of America’s best poets by the
International Library of Poetry. She has three grown children, Matt,
Stephen and Martha.
WILLIAM CARY WALKER, M.S.Ed. ’69, of Birmingham
is owner of Pine Hill Farms. Leyland cypress trees from the farm
were used in the governor’s office and outside the Alabama
state capital at Christmas.
JERRY HALEY retired after 41 years as a pastor.
He and his wife, Joyce, live in Baker, Fla.
KAREN BURGESS EVERAGE of Tallahassee, Fla., won
the teaching award given by the Florida State University chapter
of Phi Eta Sigma freshman honor society. She teaches math at FSU.
DANNY HANKINS of Gadsden, an executive sales representative
with Eli Lilly and Company, is retiring after 29 years with the
company. He and his wife, Miriam, have two children, MARK
HANKINS ’98 and KIM HANKINS SPARKS
MELVIN DAN LEWTER M.B.A. of Alpharetta, Ga., retired
from Nabisco, Inc., after 38 years. He was an area vice president.
GERALD COLVIN, Jr., of Vestavia Hills is an attorney
with Bishop, Colvin, Johnson and Kent. He and his wife, Jimmie Ann,
have four children. Their youngest daughter, Carrie Ann, was America’s
Junior Miss 2001.
THOMAS WAYNE COZART is owner and president of Signs
Etcetera and Harris Glass Company in Dothan.
Dr. ALAN KIRK is professor and chair of the human
services department at Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Ga.
Dr. LISA HODGENS LUMPKIN of Cornelia, Ga., is director
of interdisciplinary studies at Piedmont College.
CYNTHIA WALKER WATTS is director of quality improvement
for Ramsay Youth Services, Dothan, and minister to single adults
at First Baptist Church, Dothan.
TRAVIS T. LACKEY, Jr., of Birmingham retired from
LYNN HAZLEGROVE STEPLETON and STANLEY STEPLETON
’74 serve on the Hearing Impaired Team with the International
Mission Board in the Dominican Republic. They have two sons, SETH
’01 and Aaron.
MELINDA EUBANKS WEST is assistant to the minister
of preschool and children at Brookwood Baptist Church, Birmingham.
Dr. JAMES DAVIS is associate pastor of Saint Peter’s
Lutheran Church, Ocean City, Md.
Dr. JERRY ARMOR of Moulton won the Carlton W. Kelley
Teaching Excellence Award for Full-time Faculty at Calhoun Community
College, Decatur. He is chairperson of the school’s social
FLORENCE THOMPSON of Birmingham, who enrolled in
college at age 52, celebrated her 80th birthday in May.
MILES A. McGRANE III is president-elect of the
Florida Bar Association. He is senior partner of the Miami law firm
of McGrane & Nosich, P.A.
MELINDA KELLY HARDEN of Wetumpka received a family
nurse practitioner degree in May.
Dr. LARRY EUGENE HARDIN M.M.E. ’82 is assistant
professor of choral music education at Jacksonville State University.
KAROLYN “Betsy” GINTHER HAYNES and
her husband, Tim, celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary in March.
They live in Orlando, Fla.
JAMES CLAY FIELDING of Lakeland, Fla., received
a master’s degree in computer information systems from the
University of Phoenix. He is self-employed with Sextant Financials.
CINDY BROWN HEIDEL of Yazoo City, Miss., works
in the surgery department at Baptist Medical Center, Jackson, Miss.
She and her husband, Roy, have three children: Katherine, 13; Laura,
11; and David, eight.
LILLI AMANDA RABB KLIMKO is choral teacher at Hewitt-Trussville
High School and director of music at Grace Presbyterian USA Church.
She and her husband, Ben, live in Birmingham. Her daughter, Lilli
Lydon, is 14.
LONG PHAM works with the International Mission
Board in metro Manila, the Philippines.
DELANE TEW is assistant professor of history at
Judson College, Marion. She is working on a dissertation for a Ph.D.
in history at Auburn University.
T. K. KIERAN, principal with NewLeaf Partners and
president of T. K. Kieran & Associates, Inc., presented a series
of workshops in April at the Strategic Account Management Association’s
annual conference in Orlando, Fla.
TIMOTHY E. EVANS was named Teacher of the Year
at Oak Mountain High School, Birmingham. He teaches advanced placement
environmental science, marine biology and zoology. He and his wife,
PATRICIA McDOW O’QUINN ’78, ’85,
have two children, Millie and Joseph.
Dr. DAVID L. and RHONDA COLEMAN SAINT live in Tallahassee,
Fla. He is chief of medical staff, Tallahassee Memorial Hospital.
She is assistant administrator at the hospital’s Cardiac Vascular
PENELOPE M. BOSARGE of Birmingham was elected to
the board of directors of the National Association of Nurse Practitioners
in Women’s Health.
DAVID GEORGE is president of the Woman’s
Missionary Union Foundation, Birmingham. He holds a master’s
degree in international affairs from George Washington University,
Washington, D.C. He and his wife, ALLYSON YOUNG GEORGE
’83, have two children, Kyle, 13, and Katelyn, 12.
EDIE J. SMITH is a family nurse practitioner in
Hawaii when not deployed internationally with the U.S. Army Reserves
as a captain in the Army Nurse Corps. She recently was on a four-month
humanitarian mission to Federated States of Micronesia in the South
Pacific. She earned a master’s in nursing/family nurse practitioner
from the University of Phoenix, Honolulu campus, with honors, in
ANITA JENNINGS BUSBY teaches fourth grade at Weaver
Elementary School, Oxford. She and her husband, Charles, have three
children: Auburn, 17; Holly, 14; and Troy, eight.
WAYNE O’NEAL RICHARDSON received a doctor
of education degree from Samford in December. He is principal of
Deer Valley Elementary School, Hoover. He and his wife, Rene, have
three sons, Matthew, Jacob and Michael.
KATHRYN WOODYARD was named 2001–02 Student
Teacher Achievement Recognition teacher at Monroe Comprehensive
High School, Albany, Ga. This is the fourth time she has been chosen
for the honor by the school’s STAR student.
KENNETH RODNEY GREENE was named school social worker
of the year for Georgia. He is director of student services, Barrow
County Schools, Winder, Ga.
MELINDA GUNN POOLE of Alexander City serves on
the Alabama State Board of Missions.
JOHN BROOKS of Scottsburg, Va., earned a master
of divinity degree at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
MICHAEL CASTLE earned a doctor of ministry degree
from Eden Theological Seminary. He is coordinating pastor of Cross
Creek Community Church, United Church of Christ, Dayton, Ohio.
JAMES RUSHING is a computer programs manager for
the corporate office of Baker Hughes Oilfield Service Co., Houston,
Texas. He is pursuing a Ph.D. in human resources development at
Texas A&M University. He and his wife, Lauri, have three children:
Mariel, 13; Jayne, 10; and Lucy, nine.
SANDY WHITE ELLIOTT earned a master’s in
education and is completing work for teaching certification. She
teaches middle and high school chorus and vocal music in Mt. Juliet,
Tenn. She and her husband, Scott, have two children.
MORGAN GREEN returned to Jordan after a year in
Georgia on stateside assignment with the International Mission Board.
He and his wife, Donna, coordinate educational exchanges and do
humanitarian work in Palestinian refugee camps. They have a daughter,
BILLIE SUE GLAZE GROVES is minister of preschool
children at Hueytown Baptist Church.
S. TODD HUCKABY lives in Santiago, Chile, with
his wife, Ana, and their two children, Michael, seven, and Caroline,
one. He is cofounder of IB Partners, a financial advisory firm focused
on mergers and acquisitions transactions in South America, with
offices in Santiago and Buenos Aires, Argentina.
JEFF HUNTER is pastor of First Baptist Church,
ANN CAROL McGAHA MANN M.Div. ’91 lives in
Birmingham. She and her husband, Tim, have two children, Anna Elizabeth,
five, and Timothy Davis, two.
JEFF STITH is minister of music at Southside Baptist
Church, Gadsden. He and his wife, Kristie, have five children: Ben,
10; Hannah, eight; Bethany, six; Abby, four; and Julia, two.
WAYNE CADLE of Vinemont works for the Alabama Medicaid
agency. He and his wife, Teresa, have two grown children.
MELANIE BOYD HILL and her husband, Walker, live
in Dothan. She has a speaking ministry and writes Bible studies
SONYA STEWART teaches sociology and western civilization
at Community College of Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, Pa.
SHARON DONALDSON STUART L’90 is a partner
in Christian Small LLP law firm in Birmingham. She and her husband,
Tom, have two children, Gracie, three, and Matthew, one.
Dr. REX TUCKIER married Beth Rodgers in March.
He is a physician in Moulton.
Dr. GERRILYN BROCK HENDON is a part-time dentist
with Health Services, Inc., Montgomery. She and her husband, Stuart,
have two children, Brock, six, and Mary Braden, three.
CAROL A. MITCHELL is assistant vice president,
corporate security, SouthTrust Bank. She lives in Leeds.
JEFFREY M.Div. and SHELLEY HILL MONTGOMERY
live in Attalla. She earned an educational specialist degree in
secondary biology at the University of Alabama, where she is a doctoral
student. He is an attorney with offices in Gadsden and Centre.
TSEDAY SIRAK was among the first 26 graduates from
Ben Gurion University with a doctor of medicine degree in international
health and medicine. The program, the first of its kind, is in collaboration
with Columbia University. She will enter a residency program in
internal medicine at Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx, New York.
She holds a master’s in public health from the University
of South Florida.
DOUG TURNURE is co-author of a book for Addison-Wesley
and the DevelopMentor Technical series, Effective Visual Basic.
An instructor in .Net, VG and COM development, he founded Aggelos,
Inc., which specializes in providing software solutions. He and
his wife, JANET EVANS TURNURE ’91, live in
Maj. TERI L. WEIDE, USAF, is deputy director, Aviation
Training School, Naval Aviation Schools Command, Pensacola, Fla.
PHIL WHIGHAM is associate pastor of First Baptist
Church, Shelburn, Ind.
MICHAEL B. BURRELL is an attorney specializing
in real estate with Huff, Cauthen, Cofield-Derrick, Martin &
Burrell in Anderson, S.C.
WILLIAM TODD L’94 and ANN MARIE HARRIS
HARVEY live in Birmingham with their two daughters. He
is a partner with the law firm of Whatley Drake LLC. She is a freelance
writer and editor.
KIRSTIN MUENINGHOFF RABER lives in Billings, Mont.,
with her husband, Scott, and their four daughters, Kaylie, McKenzie,
Delaney and Shelby.
STANLEY Q.WORMELY is an agent with Nationwide Insurance,
Roebuck. He and his wife, Arlinda, live in Leeds.
EVAN LEE STAPLER was appointed chief magistrate
judge of Haralson County, Georgia. He is also municipal court judge
for Buchanan and Douglasville, and has a law practice in Bremen.
He and his wife, Woodie Eugenia Meadows Stapler, live in Bremen.
KELLEY GREENOUGH BRIGHT and her husband, Rob, have
three children: Samantha, six; Riley, five; and Mally, one. They
live in Homewood.
CHRISTINA PERRY BURKHALTER of Suwanee, Ga., and
her husband, Todd, have a daughter, Mallory, three.
LAUREL EDMONDSON is communications director for
the Florida House in Washington, D.C. The historic 1891 townhouse,
located one block from the U.S. Capitol, serves the people of Florida
as an education, information and cultural center. She recently completed
training and certification as a personal and professional lifestyle
JOHN GREEN earned a specialist in education degree
from Georgia State University, Atlanta, Ga., majoring in teaching
and learning with a specialty in foreign language education/French.
He presented his research at the Foreign Language Association of
Georgia conference. This summer, he is studying French in Vichy,
France, as part of a scholarship from the French Embassy in Washington,
BARRETT JORDAN is the organizing pastor for Redeemer
Presbyterian Church, PCA, a new church in Hurricane, W.Va. He and
his wife, Judy, have two children, Alley and Jeremiah.
PENNY MICHELE LANGDON married James Flowers in
JUSTIN RUDD and his English bulldog Rosie will
be featured in an upcoming episode of Going Home on the
Home and Garden Television Network. The show chronicles Justin’s
trip home to Ozark from Long Beach, Calif., where he is a public
relations account executive. The film crew covered a birthday celebration
for Justin and his twin brother.
DONNA MONCRIEF SMITH of Birmingham is an officer
CYNTHIA LYNN TILL married John Lawrence Leonard
in 2001. They live in Helena. She is supervisor, payroll shared
services, Vulcan Materials Company.
BEN and AMY YATES BOYANTON live
in Huntsville. They have two sons, Will, three, and Wes, born in
JAMES DAVID CURLEE teaches physics and biology,
and coaches football and baseball at Hewitt-Trussville High School.
He is also a children’s minister at Centercrest Baptist Church.
He and his wife, Jeanette, have three children, Laura Beth, James
Brian and Abbie.
JENNIFER SHIPP CULWELL is pharmacy manager at Payless
CHAD and JAMIE LAMB EADS ’91
live in Clinton, Miss., where he is offensive coordinator/offensive
line coach at Clinton High School. They have two children.
KAREN REID married Bill Renfrew in March. She is
network administrator for Hawkins Development Company, a design/build
HEATHER MEINCKE SHAW is child sponsorship coordinator
with Love a Child, Naples, Fla.
PAM ABERNATHY is volleyball coach at Tuscaloosa
High School. Her seven-member team won first place in the International
Youth Sports Festival in Schorndorf, Germany, in June. She is also
assistant soccer coach.
CHRISTOPHER W. L’97 and AMY HARRELL
DEERING live in Birmingham. He practices law with Johnson,
Barton, Proctor & Powell LLP. She is a librarian with Hoover
Public Library. They have a daughter, Anna Katherine, born in May.
CASEY and LORI WEBB FITZSIMONS
live in Charlotte, N.C., where they are planting a new church, Charlotte
North Fellowship. They have a son, Mitchell, two.
GRAYSON and KATHERINE TOLLISON HILTON
’95 live in Birmingham. He is a project manager with MACESS
Corp. An employee communications specialist with Compass Bank, she
is responsible for three monthly publications and all online communications.
M. PATRICK LOWE married Kimberly Ann Brady in April.
He is administrative chief resident, Department of Obstetrics and
Gynecology, University of Iowa, and will begin a fellowship in gynecologic
oncology and pelvic surgery at the University of Southern California
in Los Angeles.
HARRIETT NAKOS MARINOS is a counselor in private
practice in Homewood.
STACEY LYNNE NOONE recently married Drew Brown.
They live in Pembroke, Ga. She is pursuing a master’s degree
in history at Georgia Southern University and received the Julia
Floyd Smith Award for women in history.
DAVID ALAN PARKS M.Div. ’97 is pursuing a
Ph.D. in missions at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville,
Ky. He is minister of worship and youth at Rolling Fields Baptist
Church, Jeffersonville, Ind.
BRENDA HODGSON RICKARD is vice president of operations,
Birmingham Control Systems, Inc. She and her husband, Danny, have
two children, Neil and Laura Grace.
JEFFREY MARK STOUGH married Toni Marie Piazza in
April. They reside in Montgomery. He is a branch manager for SouthTrust.
ANGELA SCHOOLEY WASHINGTON and her husband, STEVEN
MARK WASHINGTON ’94, of Sumiton are foster parents
for the Walker County Department of Human Resources.
JAMES TAYLOR CAMP L’97 married Amanda Bristol
in April. He is an attorney in Carrollton, Ga.
AMY MARLER FENTON is preschool/children’s
minister at The Church at Brook Hills, Birmingham.
DEANDRA LITTLE and JEREMY HUNT
’99 live in Nashville, Tenn. She received a Ph.D. in English
from Vanderbilt University, where she is lecturer in the English
and Women’s Studies departments. He is a textbook manager
at the Vanderbilt Bookstore. They have a daughter, Madeline Anna,
KIMBERLY JEAN POLLICK married E. J. Moon in March.
They live in Tampa, Fla. She was recently awarded President’s
Club, the top sales award at Tech Data Corporation.
MICHELLE JACKSON SUMRALL is a pediatrician in Elizabethtown,
Ky. She and her husband, Rob, have two children, Joshua Ryan, three,
and Laura Elizabeth, born in August.
MELANIE CHAFIN married Chris Bradle in 2001. They
live in Charlotte, N.C., where she is volunteer specialist with
Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina.
MEREDITH ANN DAVENPORT is events division director
for The Storehouse, a nonprofit ministry organization in Birmingham.
She organizes ministry events, directs the drama team and is a featured
JULEIGH LITTLE GREEN teaches preschool at Covenant
Church, Birmingham. She and her husband, Corey, have a daughter,
MOLLY LOGAN married Curtis James Neel in November.
They live in Belleair, Fla., where she is manager of the national
sales division for Cox Target Media.
ELIZABETH DIXON “Dixie” LOLLAR married
David Benton Owens in November. They live in Corinth, Miss. She
teaches fifth grade and cheerleading, and is a gymnastics instructor.
CRYSTAL FELICIA HICKS received a master’s
degree in nursing from Samford in May. She is a registered nurse
with Children’s Health System, Birmingham.
CHRISTINE PENDLEY teaches first grade at Decatur
Heritage Christian Academy, Decatur. She and her husband, Steve,
have four children, Chase, Abbey, Alex and Emma Grace.
CHRISTOPHER and JULIE KAISER ALLEY
live in Tuscaloosa with their two children, Taylor, two, and Christopher,
one. He received a master’s in theological studies from Covenant
Seminary, St. Louis, and is pursuing an M.B.A. from the University
of Alabama, where he is president of the Class of 2003 and president
of the M.B.A. Student Association.
BRYAN and SUSAN NIELSEN BOWEN
’94 have two children, Carter Stephen, four, and Cooper Bryan,
born in October. He teaches history and is head baseball coach at
Cullman High School. She works with SouthTrust Securities, Inc.,
MATTHEW CASH M.B.A. ’00 and his wife, Courtney
Doyle, live in Birmingham. He holds a master’s in public health
from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and works with Principal
PATRICK and KIM SMITH FALK live
in Tampa, Fla. She received a master’s degree in social work
and is a therapist for abused children. He works for Wachovia Davis
HAYLEY BRITT HARPER is a realtor with Realty Place,
JAMES R. HAYES M.Div. is minister at First Presbyterian
Church, Soddy-Daisy, Tenn.
VIRGINIA HAYS teaches sixth grade science and reading
at Schilling Farms Middle School, Collierville, Tenn.
DAVID LAWRENCE HIGGINS of Odenville received a
master’s in counseling from the University of Alabama at Birmingham
SUSAN GARRETT LOTZ and JOHN-PAUL LOTZ
M.Div. ’97 live in England, where he is pursuing a Ph.D. at
Cambridge University. They have a daughter, Hannah Elizabeth, born
SHAWNA McKINLEY earned a master’s in nursing
from Emory University in May. She will be a certified nurse-midwife
and family nurse practitioner after completing boards. She lives
MICHAEL CHAD SCROGGINS M.S.E.M. ’98, M.B.A.
’00, and RORIE D. PAYNE ’98 married
in 2001. He is an environmental consultant with CFM Layton, Inc.
She is a pediatric occupational therapist at University of Alabama
at Birmingham. They live in Birmingham.
ALLINE P. SOMLAI earned a Ph.D. in chemistry at
the University of Southern Mississippi in May. She and her husband,
Louis, live in Hattiesburg, Miss.
JEFFREY and AMY ALICE WITT THOMPSON
of Baker, Fla., are pharmacists. They have two children, Savannah,
three, and Austin, one.
KEVIN MICHAEL WILLIAMS is an itinerant worship
leader in Columbus, Miss.
KRISTIE LEIGH BLACK BARNES of McCalla is a physical
therapist with Sundance Rehab.
RACHEL BLAKE married Charles Fry in February. She
is pursuing a doctoral degree in clinical psychology at the University
of Alabama. They live in Birmingham.
HARPER and HEATHER GIBSON COSSAR
live in Birmingham. He begins the Moving Image Studies Ph.D. program
at Georgia State University in August. She is senior copy editor
at Health magazine.
CRAIG FALANGA is radio play-by-play “Voice
of the Barracudas” and public relations director for the Pensacola
Barracudas of the arenafootball2 league.
JONICA LYNN HOGAN married MICHAEL SCOTT
KELLEY ’92 in March. They live in Trussville.
JONATHAN D. HUCKABY and his wife, Tatiana, live
in Chicago, where he is enrolled in the International M.B.A. program
at the University of Chicago. He was most recently a corporate finance
banker in Santiago, Chile.
HEATH HYNEMAN and AMALIE WOODALL
married recently. They live in Douglasville, Ga.
DAWN DUPREE KELLEY received a doctor of education
degree from Samford’s Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education
and Professional Studies in December.
JOHN and AMY PAYNE LANIER live
in Homewood. She is a CPA with Mackle, Splawn, Tindall & McDonald,
LLP. He is an attorney with Maynard, Cooper & Gale, P.C. They
have a daughter, Lauren, born in February.
CHAD McDANIEL is history teacher and track/cross-country
coach at First Presbyterian Day School, Macon, Ga. The school yearbook
was dedicated to him. He and his wife, Stephanie, have a daughter,
CHRISTOPHER WILLIAM NELSON is pursuing a master’s
degree in acting and is teaching undergraduate acting at Indiana
University. He and his wife, Carrie, live in Bloomington, Ind.
JENNIFER PLEDGER married Steven Redman in 2001.
They live in Thompson Station, Tenn.
SUZANAH RAFFIELD M.Div. ’00 of Birmingham
is coordinator of Global Women, a new missions organization incorporated
to specialize in worldwide ministry and witness by women.
KIMBERLY PAIGE RODDY is a student at Southwestern
Baptist Theological Seminary and an intern with the Texas Baptist
Student Missions Department.
MARK and KATHARINE STOCKTON WILLARD
live in Albany, Ga., where he is minister of music at Sherwood Baptist
Church. She earned a master’s in music from the University
of Alabama in 2000. They have a daughter, Rebekah Elizabeth, born
SAM WOOD received a master’s in anesthesia
from the University of Detroit Mercy and is a certified registered
nurse anesthetist. He and his wife, Lori, live and work in the Detroit,
JEREMY BAKER graduated from medical school at the
University of Florida in May and is in a pediatric residency at
Duke University, Durham, N.C.
ROBERT WAYNE BELLAMY of Birmingham is a 2002 graduate
of Birmingham School of Law.
ROBERT TODD CRAIG is music minister at First Baptist
Church, Gladewater, Texas.
JULIE ANN MILLS CROCKER and her husband, Michael,
live in Fayetteville, Ark. She earned a master’s degree in
higher education from the University of Arkansas and is program
coordinator for academic advisement and campus tours at Northwest
Arkansas Community College, Bentonville, Ark.
KATHRYN OWEN GIFFORD is a desktop publisher with
Lexis Nexis, Dallas, Texas.
CHRISTINE LEWIS earned a master’s in intercultural
studies from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary and a master’s
in teaching English as a second language from San Francisco State.
She lives in Mill Valley, Calif.
DAVID T. PASCIA graduated from the University of
Florida College of Dentistry in May. He will practice in St. Petersburg,
RORIE DIANNE PAYNE married Michael Scoggins in
2001. They live in Birmingham.
JENNIFER PIAZZA of Pelham is enrolled in the pediatric
nurse practitioner program at University of Alabama at Birmingham.
DEBORAH RENEGAR M.S.N. ’00 is a cardiology
nurse practitioner with Clark and Daughtrey Medical Group, Lakeland,
KAREN GARDNER TRONCALLI of Hoover is 2002–03
president of the National Association of Purchasing Management.
PAUL HULEN WENDORF received a master of divinity
degree from Samford’s Beeson Divinity School in May. He recently
married Christina Beach.
LAURA WILLIS married Rod Henderson in March. They
live in Yazoo City, Miss.
JUAN C. ORTEGA is an attorney with the Mobile law
firm of Luther, Oldenburg & Rainey, P.C. He and his wife, Suzette,
have a daughter, Ann Louise, born in February.
BRADLEY SCOTT ALLEY is a fourth-year student at
the University of Alabama School of Dentistry in Birmingham.
SCOTT E. CLARK of Ocala, Fla., is pursuing a Ph.D.
in marriage and family counseling at the University of Florida.
CATHERINE CLEMENTS is a nurse practitioner in the
Lowder Stem Cell Research Unit, Children’s Hospital, Birmingham.
Navy Ensign ERIC H. DISHER completed Officer Candidate
School at Naval Aviation Schools Command, Naval Air Station, Pensacola,
Fla., and received his commission as a naval officer.
JENNY DOUGLASS and NEAL HARTZOG
’00 married in June. They live in Birmingham, where she is
advertising production manager for Health magazine and
he is a third-year student at Cumberland School of Law.
KENNETH EDWARD DRAKE is tuba section leader and
property book officer for the 4th Ground Forces Command, U.S. Army,
JENNIFER EATON is pursuing a Ph.D. in history and
critical theories of religion at Vanderbilt University.
LAUREN GRIGSBY married Jeff Weathers in April.
They live in Birmingham, where she is an interior designer with
Total Design, Inc.
RACHEL GUILD of Apison, Tenn., graduated from law
school at the University of Tennessee.
ERICA K. HAYNES of Memphis, Tenn., is a marketing
representative for The Apollo Group, a marketing consulting firm
for Belhaven College. She recruits adult students.
RUSSELL RAWLS HENRY was elected 2002–03 president
of the Student Bar Association at the University of Alabama School
of Law and was selected for membership in the Bench and Bar legal
honor society. Last year, he was president of the Christian Legal
Society and chairman of the Council of Presidents.
ZACHARY KING is junior high youth pastor at Westside
Church, Omaha, Neb.
RANDY JAMES LANE Ed.S. was named a U.S. National
Collegiate Award winner in leadership/administration by the U.S.
Achievement Academy. He was also named most outstanding graduate
student by the University of Alabama College of Education.
ALEX EADY LIGHTSEY is service coordinator, early
intervention program, Children’s Hospital, Birmingham.
JEAN ELLEN MANASCO of Empire is a pharmacist with
ERIN BALLARD McMURRY of McCalla is loan originator/branch
manager with New South Federal.
SHELLEY MOORE married Michael Ward in 2001.They
live in Franklin, Tenn.
BETHANY A. MOSELEY and her husband, Bradley, have
two daughters, Meagan, three, and Abby, born this year.
STACEY OWENS of Birmingham married Warren Grayson
ADAM PLANT was named 2002–03 editor-in-chief
of the Alabama Law Review, published by students at the
University of Alabama School of Law.
JASON MATTHEW and BETHANY BUTLER ROBERTS
live in Birmingham. He is family minister at South Roebuck Baptist
Church. She is a CPA with EBSCO.
MELODIE KAY SWANSON and her husband, Kevin, live
in Palmyra, Tenn., with their two children, Stephanie, three, and
GINGER GLASS TAYLOR and her husband, JONATHAN
DAVID TAYLOR ’00, live in Ormond Beach, Fla.
KATHERINE TOMLINSON married Jay Lown in November.
They live in Franklin, Mass., where she is first-year programs coordinator
at Dean College.
KRISTEN WARD of Orange Park, Fla., graduated from
the physicians assistant program at the University of Florida.
MARY T. WILLETT and CARL EDWIN “Bud”
MILLER ‘00 married in November. They live in Birmingham.
JONATHAN DAVID WILLIAMS married Rachel Clawson
in November. They live in Franklin, Tenn.
KIMBERLY ANNE BAKER is an account executive for
American HomePatient, selling medical equipment in the Birmingham
MONICA DUFFEY is program coordinator at A Friend’s
House, a shelter for abused, neglected and abandoned children in
DARRELL SLAYTON FITTS III is customer service representative
with BlueCross and BlueShield, Birmingham.
JAIME GENTILE earned a master’s degree in
accounting from the University of Florida in December, and is an
auditor in Atlanta for KPMG accounting firm.
JESSICA ANNE GRIFFIN married Scott Warren in September.
They live in Dallas, Texas.
ASHLEY DAYE KING is an interior architect with
RDG, Omaha, Neb.
THOMAS ALAN MAXWELL, Jr., is environmental and
greenway planner for the Regional Planning Commission of Greater
ALISTAIR McPHERSON is a medical accounts representative
with Benchmark Systems, Lynchburg, Va.
BRIAN and BRITTON GOWING McPHERSON
live in Gainesville, Fla. He attends the University of Florida’s
Levin College of Law. She earned a master’s in health science
education at the University of Florida in May.
TRACY MICHELLE TUTTLE MILLER of Alabaster attends
Cumberland School of Law. She has a son, Zach, five.
JODI L. MORRIS attends McWhorter School of Pharmacy.
She was inducted into Rho Chi honor society.
JEFFREY CLAY MURDOCK is a regional channel manager
with OTG Software, Orlando, Fla.
SUZANNE SELENA MUSICK is a pharmacist in Jellico,
AMBER NELSON married Chris Holland in September.
She is financial analyst for Cooking Light magazine. They
live in Birmingham.
KOREN NICOLE KELLY OLINGER teaches fifth grade
and coaches cheerleading at Brindlee Mountain Middle School in Guntersville.
GILCHRIST P. ROBERTS is regional sales account
manager with Paragon Total Solutions, Carrollton, Ga.
MICHAEL W. SMITH is director of music at St. Ann’s
Episcopal Church, Old Lyme, Conn. He is pursuing a master’s
in organ performance at Yale University, where he is divinity school
ERIN SPENGEMAN is minister of youth at Southside
Baptist Church, Birmingham.
REGINA DUMAS THOMPSON M.S.E. teaches in Samford’s
Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education and Professional Studies.
MARCUS WATTENBARGER is a pharmacist at Kmart in
DAVID WILDES is a seventh grade teacher at Spring
Hill Middle School, High Springs, Fla.
CHRISTOPHER WAYNE M.Div. and MEREDITH SHERRILL
WILSON live in Birmingham. She is a pharmacist with Bruno’s,
and he is college/singles minister at Hunter Street Baptist Church.
AMANDA KATHERINE WILLIAMS married ERIC
SANFORD ‘01 in 2001. They live in Arlington, Texas.
She earned a master’s in early childhood education from the
University of Alabama at Birmingham in August and is the lead five-year-
old teacher for preschool special education at Rise School of Dallas.
CHARLES DAY J.D./M.B.A. and his wife, MEGAN
LEIA DAY ‘00, live in Columbus, Ga. He is a partner
in the law firm of Berry, Shelnutt, Day.
ANDY BENEFIELD is data integrity coordinator in
the sales department of Wells Real Estate Funds, Atlanta, Ga.
CORRI CORNUTT is an admission/financial aid counselor
JODI DANSBY married Jason Paul Coleman Searcy.
They live in Enterprise.
JEFFERY and AMELIA RICHARDSON DAVIS
live in Raleigh, N.C., where he teaches middle school Latin, coaches
the golf team and leads worship in the chapel at St. Timothy’s-Hale
School. She is director of youth and children at Lowe’s Grove
Baptist Church and is pursuing a master’s in divinity at Duke
COURTNEY DOUGLAS married Grant Howard in April.
They live in Brentwood, Tenn.
SARAH ELIZABETH GOWINS married JOHN CARROLL
LATIMER III ‘00 in April.
HEIDI MARIE GSCHWEND is a clinical pharmacist in
neonatal intensive care and women’s services at University
of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital.
KATIE HEINZ is a fifth grade teacher at Adamsville
COURTNEY SUSAN JOHNSON married Charles H. Ficken
in December. They live in Montgomery, where she works for Frazer
Christian TV Ministry.
WHITNEY LOCKE graduated from Cincinnati’s
Christ Hospital dietary internship program in July.
GINA MARIE LYNN is a staff pharmacist with Walgreen’s,
AMANDA LEIGH McCOLLUM is a sales counselor with
Ridout’s Southern Heritage, Birmingham.
ERICA ELIZABETH MILLER is enrolled in the master’s
program in early childhood education at Kennesaw State University.
She teaches third grade in Cobb County, Georgia.
JEREMY SHANE PERKINS married Donna Reed in December.
They live in St. Louis, Mo.
ERIC SANFORD is pursuing a master’s in youth
ministry at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He lives
in Arlington, Texas.
HEIDI SAUERS is enrolled in the surgical physician
assistant program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
KATY SILER married Mark McKinney in 2001. They
live in Knoxville, Tenn. She is an intern at Cedar Springs Presbyterian
LATASHA CATHERINE SMITH is a registered nurse supervisor
at Cherryhill Healthcare Center, Birmingham.
JENNIFER STAPLETON married Tracy Cleveland in May.
They live in Homewood and serve on the staff of Dawson Baptist Church.
SETH STEPLETON is pursuing a doctorate in chemistry
at Clemson University in South Carolina.
JENNIFER TATE is pursuing a doctorate in psychology
at Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, Calif.
JAIME THOMPSON married Brandon Blair in 2001. They
live in Helena.
DELTON TREVOR WALTERS of Middleboro, Ky., is enrolled
in pharmacy school at Virginia Commonwealth University.
CARL MICHAEL WILLIAMS attends Beeson Divinity School.
KATHRYN WILLIAMS is a critical-care registered
nurse working in open heart ICU. She lives in Macon, Ga.
NATHANIEL WILLIS, Jr., is a file review specialist
with the Housing Authority of Birmingham.