Obituaries, Updated January 2019

Posted by Monica Hoel
There are some great stories among these listings of lives well-spent.

Winnie Cox Elliott (re’34), Solomons, Md., died Sept. 19, 2016. She was 104. She worked for the Lee County School System until 1936 when she married her husband John. She was a community volunteer and a social butterfly. Read Obituary…

 

Rachel Littleton Jones (’38), Roanoke, Va., died Oct. 17, 2018. She was 101 years old. She also attended Radford Collee and National Business College. She worked for the Federal Government as a cryptographer during WWII, and later taught school in Smyth and Franklin Counties. She grew up on in Emory, as her father was E&H professor Dr. L.R. Littleton, Sr. She was a consummate pastor’s wife, serving the United Methodist church with her husband Rev. Dr. George Wesley Jones (deceased).    Read Obituary…

 

Susie Quarles Allison (’39), Lake Ridge, Va., died Feb. 17, 2018. She was 100 years old. She was a lifelong Methodist. She and her husband (Hamp Allison ’35, deceased) donated equipment and funds that vastly improved the WEHC-FM broadcasting abilities and widened the scope of the radio program for students. Read Obituary…

 

Belle Brown Shoemaker (re’39), Pennington Gap, Va., died Feb. 13, 2012. She taught in the Lee County system for 27 years. She was a member of the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church.  Read Obituary…

 

Charles McKenzie (’40), Lake Alfred, Fla., died Oct. 31, 2009.

 

Warren Gamaleiel Hopkins (’41), Wise, Va., died Julye 23, 2018. He was a 60-year member of Pound United Methodist Church, where he served as Sunday school teacher and officer. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during WWII, the Korean War, and Vietnam – earning a Bronze Star, Purple Heart, and Medal of Honor. He also served in the Marine Corps Band, and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel. He was owner/operator of the Fabric House and was a 33rd Degree Master Mason. Read Obituary…

 

Julia Parks Hollingsworth Brooks (’43), Chesapeake, Va., died Feb. 21, 2010. She retired from the Chesapeake Public School System after 39 years of teaching. She was a hospital volunteer and did overseas mission work with her church.  Read Obituary…

 

Mary Candler Whitesell (’44), Purcellville, Va., died Mar. 4, 2018. She began her teaching career in Pulaski, Va., and retired from teaching at Lincoln Elementary School in Lincoln, Va.  She was also an active member of the Bethany Methodist Church in Purcellville.  Read Obituary…

Rev. Wiley Neal (’47), Tannersville, Va., died Dec. 17, 2018. He was 100 years old. He served as a United Methodist Pastor in the Holston Conference for 32 years.  He is a veteran of WWII, and wrote a memoir of his time stationed in Attu, Alaska.  Among survivors are his wife Marie Neal, daughters Jeana Neal Borman (’80) and Leola Neal Griffin (’87) and husband Greg Griffin (’87), and granddaughters Erin Griffin (’13) and Lauren Griffin (’18). Read Obituary…

 

Katie Lorene Bewley McPherson (’48), Kingsport, Tenn., died Jan. 22, 2018. She was an elementary School teacher and a member of First Broad Street United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by husband Ralph McPherson (’50). Read Obituary…

 

Loreeda Ruth Niemann (’49), Kingsport, Tenn., died Sept. 23, 2013. She was a lifelong Christian educator, serving churches in Harrisonburg and Honolulu. After she became a Diaconal Minister, she served as campus minister for Mary Washington College’s Wesley Foundation, which became ecumenical under her leadership. Read Obituary…

 

John Shadrick Hilten (’50), Newington, Ga., died Dec. 23, 2018. Among survivors is his wife, Carolyn Hilten. He spent most of his career as a scientist for the National Bureau of Standards, conducting work for NASA, the U.S. Army and others. Later he was a professor of aerospace engineering at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. Read Obituary…

Kathryn Burke Greever (’51), Morgantown, W.V., died Dec. 2, 2018. She graduated from Virginia Intermont at the age of 16, and earned her Doctor of Education Degree from the University of West Virginia. She served for many years as a faculty member at WVU, teaching early childhood development. She later conducted research and was a very successful grants writer for WVU research. She was civically engaged and led efforts to establish a pet shelter and neutering program for Morgantown. Among survivors are a nephew and wife Curt and Lyle Hughes.  Read Obituary…

 

Naaman Seigel (’52), Washington D.C, died Aug. 5, 2018. He spent his career as a reporter, editor and economic researcher at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He was a 45 year member of the National Press Club, and was a fixture at the club.   Read Obituary…

 

William James Stone Jr. (’52), Bristol, Tenn., died July 9, 2018. He began his career in his family’s business, Stone Lumber Company, founded 1894. Later he worked in auto sales and real estate before starting Stone Coal Company. He was an avid walker. Read Obituary…

 

Mary Joanna Helms Price (’50), Glade Spring, Va., died Dec. 5, 2017. Among survivors is a daughter Martha Jo Price (’75), a daughter and son-in-law Chuck and Cathy Price Hicks (’82, ’81), and a brother David Helms.  Read Obituary…

 

Anne Sutherland Adkins (re’51), Winston-Salem, N.C., died Feb. 16, 2018. During the Korean War she worked for the U.S. Dept. of the Army at the Pentagon, and was later an award-winning reporter and columnist for The Tribune in Elkin, NC.  She taught sign language classes for Surry Community College and had a monthly series of programs in sign language on N.C. Public Television. She was a founding member of the Friends of the Elkin Public Library, was on the first Advocacy Board of the Children’s Cancer Patient Support Program at Brenner Children’s Hospital, and volunteered for the Adult Cancer Patient Support Program. Read Obituary…

Rev. Dr. Wayne Cummings (’52), Johnson City, Tenn., died Dec. 20, 2018.  He was granted a Local Preachers License by the Methodist Church in September 1948.  He served numerous churches throughout the Holston Conference of the United Methodist Church, served as Knoxville District Superintendent. In 1984 he was named Conference Director of Christian Higher Education and Development and Secretary/Treasurer of Holston Conference Colleges, and in 1997 he was appointed Director of the Holston Conference Council on Ministries. His wife, Pat, passed away on Jan. 7, 2019. Read his obituary… Read her obituary…

 

Dr. James Percy Gardner, Jr. (re’52), Roanoke, Va., died July 17, 2018. He was a member of E&H’s 1950 Tangerine Bowl football team. He was a U.S. Marine Veteran and served during the Korean Conflict. He graduated from the Southern College of Optometry in 1957, and practiced until his retirement in 2000. He was a past president of the Virginia Optometric Association and was Virginia Optometrist of the Year in 1973.   Read Obituary…

 

Kathaleen Batchelor Barker  (’54), Knoxville, Tenn., died July 30, 2014. She was a teacher, and an active member of the church who served as president of Buckner Memorial United Methodist Women and a community volunteer who was a Girl Scout Troop leader and president of the Madisonville Women’s Club. She was first lady of Hiwassee College from 1955-1980 while her husband, Dr. Horace Barker, served as president.  After their retirement, they competed in race walking and won medals in the Senior Olympics; she was a three-time Tennessee state champion and twice finished in the top five nationally. Among survivors are a son Horace Barker, Jr. (’65) and a daughter Ann Barker (’68).  Read Obituary…

 

Grace Elizabeth Martin (’54), Chilhowie, Va., died Apr. 8, 2018. She earned a master’s in education from the University of Virginia in 1970. She was a teacher in Smyth County for more than 30 years. She and her husband also had a thriving cattle and tobacco farm. She was an active member of Friendship Baptist Church. Read Obituary…

 

Ervin “Bud” Schaffer, Jr. (re’54), Abingdon, Va., died Mar. 13, 2018.He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War as a fighter pilot. He was an avid outdoorsman. Read Obituary…

 

Rev. Charlie Whetsel (’54), Morristown, Tenn., died Feb. 11, 2018. He was an ordained United Methodist Minister and finished his divinity degree at Candler School of Theology at Emory University. He served in the U.S. Air Force as a chaplain at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base for 3 years before continuing a 38 year career serving numerous congregations in the Holston Conference. Among survivors is his wife Frances. Read Obituary…

Dr. Robert Ashworth Kilgore (’55), Hampton, Va., died Nov. 11, 2018. He joined NACA Langley Memorial Laboratory in 1957 and retired from NASA Langley Research Center in 1991. During his career he conducted aeronautics research for space vehicles and airplanes, publishing over 120 technical papers. He received five NASA Special Achievement Awards and the 1976 Exceptional Scientific Achievement Award for the development of the cryogenic wind tunnel concept. Among survivors are his wife, Sarah Branscome Kilgore (’55) and a brother Dr. Jud Kilgore (’51).   Read Obituary…

 

Myralin Anne “Nickie” Gillenwater Trayer (re’55), Hixson, Tenn., died Dec. 19, 2018. Among survivors is her husband David Trayer (’54). She received a degree from the University of North Alabama in 1982 and a Master of Arts in English Literature from the University of Alabama in Huntsville in 1984. She was a pianist and organist and a leader and teacher in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read Obituary…

 

James “Trig” Dotson (’56), Pound, Va., died July 29, 2018. He was a 33-year educator, serving Pound High School and the Lonesome Pine District as teacher, coach, driver’s education instructor, referee, and bus driver. He attended Pound United Methodist Church. Read Obituary…

 

Roy Kenneth Holmes (’56), Hampton, Va., died Mar. 4, 2018.He was a mathematician for the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (which later became NASA). He is survived by his wife Shirley. Read Obituary…

 

Jack Burns Sykes (’56), Richlands, Va., died Oct. 17, 2018. He had been the owner of Jack Sykes Chevrolet in Richlands. Read Obituary…

 

Charles David Tarter (re’56), Wytheville, Va., died Jan. 30, 2016. He was an avid outdoorsman. He is survived by his wife Sandy Tarter. Read Obituary…

 

Rev. Eldon Moore (’57), Maryville, Tenn., died Nov. 29, 2018. He served in the U.S. Navy. He earned a Master’s of Divinity degree at Emory University-Candler School of Theology, and served churches in the Holston Conference of the United Methodist Church from 1957-1998. He was also an accomplished watercolorist. Among survivors is a son, Michael Moore (’81).  Read Obituary…

 

Ray Corron (’58), Moneta, Va., died Oct. 18, 2018.He served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Richardson, Alaska. He earned a master’s degree from Radford University and did doctoral studies at Virginia Tech. He was a mathematics professor at Ferrum for 32 years and also coached golf. He coached multiple sports at Franklin County High School. Read Obituary…

 

John R. Haynie, Sr. (’58), Fort Lauderdale, Fla., died Mar. 12, 2018. He was a commercial fisherman before enlisting in the U.S. Army, where he served for 2 years. He became a teacher and taught art in New Jersey until his retirement in 1995. He was active in the Cape May County Education Association and the New Jersey Education Association. He moved to Florida after retirement and volunteered at the Ringling Museum and was a member of the Ringling Circus carving group. Among survivors is his wife Doreen. Read Obituary…

 

Phillip Rodney Ratcliffe (’59), Falls Church, Va., died Feb. 22, 2018. He served in the U.S. Air Force. Following his service he moved to Northern Virginia where he worked for the U.S. Government. Read Obituary…

 

Dr. Andrew Lee Williams (’59), Marion, Va., died Feb. 20, 2018. He studied medicine at the University of Virginia and at Vanderbilt University. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was a pathologist who served at Bristol Memorial Hospital and Smyth County Community Hospital. He was a member of numerous professional organizations including the American Medical Association and the Southwest Virginia Medical Society. Among survivors are his wife Marjorie Williams, a daughter Elizabeth Williams McClure (’95), and a son and daughter-in-law Shannon and Kimberly Graybeal Williams (’95, ’96). Read Obituary…

 

Richard Dalton (’60), Richlands, Va., died Feb. 24, 2018. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War, was employed as a banker at Richlands National Bank, and was an active member of Richlands Kiwanis Club and Richlands Moose Lodge. He earned his black belt in karate when he was 57 years old. Read Obituary…

 

Bill Harrington (’60), Garner, N.C., died July 20, 2018. He served in the U.S. Army Reserves and began his career as plant engineer for Sperry, Rand, Raytheon, and Hover Ball. From 1970-1982 he was owner of Southeastern Music in Bristol, VA/TN. He was a vocalist and sang tenor for an award winning barbershop quartet. Read Obituary…

 

Bill Rhudy (’60), Emory, Va., died Feb. 28, 2018. He was the former E&H Men’s Tennis Coach and also managed the college bookstore for many years. Among survivors is a son Rick Rhudy (’76).

 

Sherrel Sauls (’60), Saltville, Va., died Oct. 19, 2018. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He spent his career serving as a hospital administrator for Smyth County. He was a member of Madam Russell UMC, was a member of the Saltville Lions Club, and refereed high school football for 40 years. Read Obituary…

 

Malissa Miller Anderson (’61), Fuquay Varina, N.C., died Sept. 12, 2018. She earned a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Tennessee and taught Chemistry at Carson Neman and Guilford Colleges as well as in high schools in Raleigh, N.C. at Ravenscroft, Millbrook and Enloe. Read Obituary…

 

Howard Lee Beumer (re’61), Rocky Mount, Va., died Feb. 4, 2018. He retired as a salesman from Advanced Drainage Systems after 30 years. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Shively Beumer. Read Obituary…

Maurice Everette “Smokey” Blaylock (’61), Princeton, W.V., died July 3, 2018. He served in the U.S. Army, and was a career Nationwide Insurance agent in Bluefield, VA. He was an outdoorsman and farmer and a charter member of Nemours Ruritan. Read Obituary…

 

Linda Pierpoint Jones (’61), Warrenton, Va., died June of 2018. Among survivors is her husband Edward Jones (’61).

 

Ralph Labiosa (re’61), Georgetown, Tex., died Jan. 25, 2018. He served in the U.S. Army, and later worked at Mueller Steam Specialty. He was later an independent sales representative in the valve industry. He was a passionate bicyclist. Among survivors is a wife Pat. Read Obituary…

 

Joseph Kelly Vaughan (’61), Franklin, Va., died Feb. 27, 2018. He was a member of the Certified Security Officers and Private Investigators, and a Hearings Officer for the Virginia Department of Corrections He had been a professor at Southside Virginia Community College, and a teacher in the Greensville County Public Schools. He is survived by his wife Peggy. Read Obituary…

 

Delmer Harrington (’62), Konnarock, Va., died July 31, 2018.  He was a U.S. Air Force veteran who served during the Korean Conflict. He worked many years in the Juvenile Justice System and later in a family business. He was known as the “Clock Doctor” for his ability to repair any type of clock. Among survivors is his wife Thelma Harrington. Read Obituary…

 

Ann Payne Mowell (’62), Kingsport, Tenn., died Sept. 15, 2018.  She was employed by the Tennessee Department of Social Services in Morristown, Tenn., for 30 years. Read Obituary…

 

Paul Edward Musick (’63), Winchester, Va., died Oct. 4, 2018. He earned a Certificate in Criminal Justice from Lord Fairfax Community College and was a graduate of the first Winchester Citizens Police Academy. He was an educator with Washington County, Virginia public schools, worked for Winchester Frederick County Department of Public Health, and retired from American Woodmark Corporation. He was a member of the Winchester/Frederick County Jaycees and he volunteered for 21 years with Volunteer in Policing in Winchester Read Obituary…

 

William H. Wren III (’63), Salem, Va., died Nov. 20, 2018.

Betty Harding Burruss (’64), Grand Rivers, Ky., died Aug. 27, 2018. She was an elementary school teacher, and served as assistant principal at Hopewell Elementary School, and principal of Rawls Bird Middle School in Williamsburg. She was Assistant Superintendent of Schools in Rockville Center, Long Island, NY, and Director of Excellence in Education at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, KY. Her published work on early childhood education can be found in the Library of Congress. Among survivors is her husband William Gary III.  Read Obituary…

 

Marjorie Orr Addison (’65), Abingdon, Va., died May 3, 2018. She was a member of Sinking Spring Presbyterian Church and was a teacher in the Washington County, VA, school system. Read Obituary…

 

Carolyn Addy Marchant Walker (re’64), Locust Grove, Va., died Sept. 29, 2018. She worked for the Arlington Police Department and later worked for BDM. She was an avid reader and an authority on the British monarchy. Among survivors is her husband Charles. Read Obituary…

 

Billie Woodward Cummings (’65), Woodstock, Va., died Mar. 15, 2018. She worked for the U.S. Geological Survey. Among survivors is her husband John Cummings (’64).

 

Claudia Jackson Heaton (re’67), Austin, Tex., died Jan. 30, 2018. She was an interior decorator and assisted with their family real estate business. Among survivors is her husband Tom Heaton.

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Alice Bradley Porterfield (re’67), Abingdon, Va., died Mar. 9, 2018. She was a member of Glade Spring Presbyterian Church where she served on numerous committees, and was a community volunteer. In 2002 she was elected Master Gardener of the Year.  Among many survivors are her husband Sonny Porterfield (’62), a son Stuart Porterfield (’90), and a sister Baja Bradley Conrad (’76). Read Obituary…

 

Dayle Hirsch Arnold (’68), South Daytona, Fla., died Aug. 8, 2018. She was a career educator, teaching for 50 years, spending 36 of those years teaching at Stetson Baptist Christian School. She was an artist and a musician. Among survivors is a sister Debbie Hirsch Clay (’70). Read Obituary…

 

Thomas Carter Galyon (’68), Rogers, Ark., died Nov. 22, 2017. He was CEO of Convention and Visitors Bureaus in Virginia, Kentucky, Michigan, Texas, and Arkansas. He retired in 2011 and went to work as a consultant for The Jones Trust. After being diagnosed with ALS, he became an advocate for the ALS Foundation of Arkansas, and he stipulated that his brain and spinal cord would be donated to The Brain Bank of Miami for research. Read Obituary…

 

Kate Reid Blevins (’70), Chilhowie, Va., died Nov. 21, 2018. She was an avid farmer and a horse enthusiast. Read Obituary…

Bob Deboskey (’70), Falls Church, Va., died Jan. 14, 2018.  Read Obituary…

 

Sally “Karo” Surber Thomas (’71), Stanley, N.C., died Apr. 22, 2018. She taught school in Smyth County, and retired from Gaston County, NC. She attended Southern Grace Ministry Church in Mt. Holly, NC. Among survivors is her husband, John David Thomas. Read Obituary…

 

Margaret Chapman Woodrum (’71), Lebanon, Va., died May 8, 2018. She taught Spanish at Holston High School until her retirement.  Read Obituary…

 

Dr. Kathryn McIvor Shaver (’72), Petersburg, Va., died July 2, 2018. She studied at VCU an Eastern Virginia Medical School and was a physician of internal medicine for 25 years in Petersburg. She was also Director of Social Services at Battlefield Park Nursing Home for five years. Among survivors are her husband John Shaver (’70) and her daughter Katelyn Shaver (’09).  Read Obituary…

 

Mike Hester (’74), Marion, Va., died Aug. 11, 2018. He was a lifelong member of Ebenezer Lutheran Church and was a community volunteer and an advocate for the Smyth County Public Library. Read Obituary…

Carolyn Urquhart Nelson (’74), Roanoke, Va., died Dec. 20, 2018. She was a kindergarten teacher at Garden City in the Roanoke City School system and a teacher at Windsor Hills United Methodist Preschool. She was author of a children’s book entitled, “Pick me!” Said the Tree! Among survivors is her husband Russell.  Read Obituary…

 

Patricia Campbell (’76), Roseland, Va., died Sept. 18, 2018. She was a guidance counselor for the Nelson County School System for more than 30 years. She was a lifelong member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church and was a mentor to countless young people. Read Obituary…

Shirley Allen Simi (’81), Annapolis, Md., died Nov. 25, 2018. She was a social worker for the state of Maryland for 20 years. She was active her community, Sons of Italy, Girl Scouts, numerous square dance clubs, and her church. She was an artist writer and scuba diver. Among survivors is her husband Ralph Simi. Read Obituary…

Timothy Fields (’85), Duffield, Va., died Sept. 25, 2018. He attended Stanleytown Community Church and  worked at Eastman as an IT Systems Analyst. Among survivors is his wife Sheila Tomlinson Fields and his brother Terry Fields (’85).  Read Obituary…

 

Roy Howard Simpson (’96), Pennington Gap, VA, died Sept. 17, 2018. He earned a master’s degree in education at Lindsey-Wilson College. He was a regional director for Family Preservation Services and had formerly worked for Frontier Health. He was a board member for the Family Assessment and Planning Team in Lee County and the Community Policy and Management Team in Scott County. He was an Eagle Scout and vice-president of the Lee County Soccer Association. Among survivors is his wife Shellie Simpson. Read Obituary…

Juanita Gail Mitchell Wells (’98), St. Paul, Va., died Dec. 9, 2018. She was a 20-year employee for VDOT as a permit and environmental specialist. Among survivors is her husband Randy Wells. Read Obituary…

Adam Gabriel Warnalis (re2016), Charleston, S.C., died Sept. 29, 2018. He played baseball at Emory & Henry and was an outdoorsman.  Read Obituary…

 

Faculty and Staff:

Dr. Eugene L. Rasor, Richmond, Va., died Aug. 19, 2018. Dr. Rasor was a professor of British and European history at Emory & Henry from 1965-1997. Among survivors are his wife, Claire, and alumni Robin Rasor Hultberg (re’), son-in-law Stephen Rhodes (’83) and granddaughters Hannah Rhodes (’12) and Gabbie Rhodes (’16).  Read Obituary…

 

Dr. Herb Thompson, Mechanicsville, Va., died July 3, 2017. He was professor emeritus of education at Emory & Henry. Among survivors is his wife Dian. Read obituary…

 

Leona Montgomery, Abingdon, Va., died Sept. 6, 2017. She worked at Emory & Henry and the Washington County Public Library. She was a member of the Black’s Fort DAR. Among survivors is Angela Hagy Long (’99).  Read Obituary…

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  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/75-kurtz-appointed-to-atlanta-area-agency-on-aging" title="Kurtz Appointed to Atlanta Area Agency on Aging" aria-label="Kurtz Appointed to Atlanta Area Agency on Aging"><img src="/live/image/gid/68/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,232,216/741_kurtz.rev.1507059839.jpg" alt="Becky Kurtz E&H '84" class="lw_image" width="345" height="225" data-max-w="232" data-max-h="216"/></a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/75-kurtz-appointed-to-atlanta-area-agency-on-aging" title="Kurtz Appointed to Atlanta Area Agency on Aging" aria-label="Kurtz Appointed to Atlanta Area Agency on Aging">Kurtz Appointed to Atlanta Area Agency on Aging</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary">Becky Kurtz is heading back to Atlanta after serving as a chief U.S. administrator. <a href="/live/news/75-kurtz-appointed-to-atlanta-area-agency-on-aging" class="link-with-arrow gold" title="Kurtz Appointed to Atlanta Area Agency on Aging" aria-label="Kurtz Appointed to Atlanta Area Agency on Aging">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/162-eamphs-hidden-role-in-hidden-figures" title="E&H’s Hidden Role in “Hidden Figures”" aria-label="E&H’s Hidden Role in “Hidden Figures”"><img src="/live/image/gid/68/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,95,232,327/855_Hidden.rev.1507735803.jpg" alt="The cover of Margot Lee Shetterly's book, Hidden Figures." class="lw_image" width="345" height="225" data-max-w="232" data-max-h="346"/></a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/162-eamphs-hidden-role-in-hidden-figures" title="E&H’s Hidden Role in “Hidden Figures”" aria-label="E&H’s Hidden Role in “Hidden Figures”">E&H’s Hidden Role in “Hidden Figures”</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary">The book, “Hidden Figures,” has been made into a movie and everyone is loving the story. But you might not know about a couple of E&H figures who are in the story. <a href="/live/news/162-eamphs-hidden-role-in-hidden-figures" class="link-with-arrow gold" title="E&H’s Hidden Role in “Hidden Figures”" aria-label="E&H’s Hidden Role in “Hidden Figures”">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/716-andy-rhudy-receives-medal-of-valor" title="Andy Rhudy Receives Medal of Valor" aria-label="Andy Rhudy Receives Medal of Valor"><img src="/live/image/gid/68/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/57,80,320,343/6038_Andy_Rhudy.rev.1551734272.jpg" alt="Andy Rhudy, E&H '95, with daughters Bonnie and Molly and wife Julie Pennington Rhudy (" class="lw_image" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/68/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/57,80,320,343/6038_Andy_Rhudy.rev.1551734272.jpg 2x" data-max-w="960" data-max-h="960"/></a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/716-andy-rhudy-receives-medal-of-valor" title="Andy Rhudy Receives Medal of Valor" aria-label="Andy Rhudy Receives Medal of Valor">Andy Rhudy Receives Medal of Valor</a></h4></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/607-josh-mancuso-debuts-documentary" title="Josh Mancuso Debuts Documentary" aria-label="Josh Mancuso Debuts Documentary"><img src="/live/image/gid/68/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,960,960/5719_Josh-tight.rev.1544563035.jpg" alt="Josh Mancuso, E&H Class of 2003" class="lw_image" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/68/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,960,960/5719_Josh-tight.rev.1544563035.jpg 2x" data-max-w="960" data-max-h="960"/></a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/607-josh-mancuso-debuts-documentary" title="Josh Mancuso Debuts Documentary" aria-label="Josh Mancuso Debuts Documentary">Josh Mancuso Debuts Documentary</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary">After a big debut in Los Angeles, the movie came home to East Tennessee. <a href="/live/news/607-josh-mancuso-debuts-documentary" class="link-with-arrow gold" title="Josh Mancuso Debuts Documentary" aria-label="Josh Mancuso Debuts Documentary">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/479-more-than-a-vacation-turns-25" title="More Than A Vacation Turns 25" aria-label="More Than A Vacation Turns 25"><img src="/live/image/gid/68/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,720,720/4382_bird_walk.rev.1533755912.jpg" alt="Bill Williams (E&H '69) led a morning bird walk then gave a presentation on birds and bi..." class="lw_image" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/68/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,720,720/4382_bird_walk.rev.1533755912.jpg 2x" data-max-w="720" data-max-h="960"/></a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/479-more-than-a-vacation-turns-25" title="More Than A Vacation Turns 25" aria-label="More Than A Vacation Turns 25">More Than A Vacation Turns 25</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary">Emory & Henry’s summer alumni college (More Than A Vacation) celebrated a 25th anniversary this summer. <a href="/live/news/479-more-than-a-vacation-turns-25" class="link-with-arrow gold" title="More Than A Vacation Turns 25" aria-label="More Than A Vacation Turns 25">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/705-emory-henry-alumna-named-to-the-virginia" title="Emory & Henry Alumna Named to the Virginia Supreme Court" aria-label="Emory & Henry Alumna Named to the Virginia Supreme Court"><img src="/live/image/gid/68/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/243,0,2348,2105/5953_image1_3.rev.1550268647.jpg" alt="Judge Teresa Chafin, E&H Class of 1978" class="lw_image" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/68/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/243,0,2348,2105/5953_image1_3.rev.1550268647.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/68/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/243,0,2348,2105/5953_image1_3.rev.1550268647.jpg 3x" data-max-w="2560" data-max-h="3200"/></a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/705-emory-henry-alumna-named-to-the-virginia" title="Emory & Henry Alumna Named to the Virginia Supreme Court" aria-label="Emory & Henry Alumna Named to the Virginia Supreme Court">Emory & Henry Alumna Named to the Virginia Supreme Court</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary">The Honorable Teresa Chafin graduated from Emory & Henry in 1978. <a href="/live/news/705-emory-henry-alumna-named-to-the-virginia" class="link-with-arrow gold" title="Emory & Henry Alumna Named to the Virginia Supreme Court" aria-label="Emory & Henry Alumna Named to the Virginia Supreme Court">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/444-eamph-obituaries-updated-july-11-2018" title="E&H Obituaries Updated July 11, 2018" aria-label="E&H Obituaries Updated July 11, 2018"><img src="/live/image/gid/68/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,453,604/690_fall_at_EH_11.rev.1506525869.jpg" alt="Fall foliage at Emory & Henry College." class="lw_image" width="345" height="225" data-max-w="453" data-max-h="604"/></a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/444-eamph-obituaries-updated-july-11-2018" title="E&H Obituaries Updated July 11, 2018" aria-label="E&H Obituaries Updated July 11, 2018">E&H Obituaries Updated July 11, 2018</a></h4></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/312-class-notes-updated-nov-2017" title="Class Notes: Updated Nov. 2017" aria-label="Class Notes: Updated Nov. 2017"><img src="/live/image/gid/68/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,720,960/3380_gate.rev.1519759668.jpg" alt="E&H campus gates on a foggy morning." class="lw_image" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/68/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,720,960/3380_gate.rev.1519759668.jpg 2x" data-max-w="720" data-max-h="960"/></a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/312-class-notes-updated-nov-2017" title="Class Notes: Updated Nov. 2017" aria-label="Class Notes: Updated Nov. 2017">Class Notes: Updated Nov. 2017</a></h4></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/710-mike-young-in-the-news" title="Mike Young: In the News!" aria-label="Mike Young: In the News!"><img src="/live/image/gid/68/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/148,0,795,647/6079_mike_in_locker_room.rev.1553264705.JPG" alt="Mike Young (E&H '86) in the locker team with Wofford basketball team." class="lw_image" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/68/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/148,0,795,647/6079_mike_in_locker_room.rev.1553264705.JPG 2x" data-max-w="1140" data-max-h="647"/></a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/710-mike-young-in-the-news" title="Mike Young: In the News!" aria-label="Mike Young: In the News!">Mike Young: In the News!</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary">Mike Young (E&H ’86) and his Wofford basketball team made history on March 21 by being the first Wofford team to win a first round game in the NCAA Tournament. <a href="/live/news/710-mike-young-in-the-news" class="link-with-arrow gold" title="Mike Young: In the News!" aria-label="Mike Young: In the News!">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/723-alumni-couple-rescue-a-bit-of-eamph-history" title="Alumni Couple Rescue a Bit of E&H History" aria-label="Alumni Couple Rescue a Bit of E&H History"><img src="/live/image/gid/68/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/222,0,944,720/6058_matt_and_steph.rev.1552355313.jpg" alt="Matt ('03) and Stephanie Armbrister ('02) Strutner" class="lw_image" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/68/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/222,0,944,720/6058_matt_and_steph.rev.1552355313.jpg 2x" data-max-w="960" data-max-h="720"/></a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/723-alumni-couple-rescue-a-bit-of-eamph-history" title="Alumni Couple Rescue a Bit of E&H History" aria-label="Alumni Couple Rescue a Bit of E&H History">Alumni Couple Rescue a Bit of E&H History</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary">Matt (E&H ’03) and Stephanie Armbrister (E&H ’02) Strutner (Knoxville, TN) snagged a trophy from the jaws of obscurity. <a href="/live/news/723-alumni-couple-rescue-a-bit-of-eamph-history" class="link-with-arrow gold" title="Alumni Couple Rescue a Bit of E&H History" aria-label="Alumni Couple Rescue a Bit of E&H History">Keep reading</a></div></div>