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3, 2011, birth of son Paul Riley, who joined brothers Bryan (2) and Thomas (2) at the family residence in Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.

2000s Heather Hoechst (02C) won the 2012 D. Arthur Magaziner Human Services Award at Penn State’s Dickinson School of Law. The award recognizes third-year law students who have demonstrated good character, sound academic performance, high ethical standards, fidelity to the highest goals of the profession, and commitment to selfless human service. In addition, she is featured in the State College Magazine article “50 Miles and a Little Bit of Crazy” for completing a 50-mile ultramarathon. Allison Childs Turk (02C) and husband Jesse celebrated the birth of daughter Amelia Grace on Aug. 23, 2011. The family lives in Dahlonega, Ga. Amy Dobbs (03C) and husband Brad announce the Sept. 21, 2011, birth of son Parker Brentley, weighing 7 pounds, 3 ounces. Parker joined brother Paxton at the family home in Douglasville, Ga. Erin Adkinson (03C) and husband David announce the June 24, 2011, birth of daughter Reagan Julianna, weighing 8 pounds, 10 ounces and measuring 21.5 inches. The family resides in Colorado Springs, Colo. Kelley Peyton Warnock (03C) graduated with a Master of Interior Design degree from Brenau University in May 2011. Gabriela Elias Broome (04C) is a first-grade bilingual teacher at Castleberry Elementary School of the Castleberry Independent School District in Fort Worth, Texas. Erin Rebecca Karch (06C) graduated with a Master of Science degree in athletic training from the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga in May 2011. She is now the athletic trainer for the women’s basketball program at Southeastern Louisiana University. Meredith Alston Lucas (07C) received a Juris Doctor degree in May 2011 from the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law at the University of Memphis. Abbi Ruth Pullen Smith (07C) and Rhett Michael Smith (07C) were

united in marriage Sept. 4, 2010, at Frost Chapel. Alumni in the wedding party included Lindsey Wable (08C), maid of honor; Natalie Bates (07C, FS), matron of honor; Rachel Czyz (14c), bridesmaid; and Christopher Harney (08C), Walt Wiley (07C), Doug Clayton (07C) and Nathan Bates (05C), best men. The couple resides in Ringgold, Ga. Emily Segrest Tucker (09C) and Michael Lee Tucker were married June 4, 2011, at the Berry College Chapel. The wedding party included maid of honor Allison Segrest (11C) and bridesmaid Stephanie Jinright (08C). The couple resides in Carrollton, Ga. Ellen Dutro Hearn (09C) and Michael John Hearn Jr. (07C) were married June 18, 2011, at Frost Chapel. Attendants included Susan Cunningham (08C), Megan Geren (08C), Merinda Hayman (09C), Allie Watts (09C, FS), Amanda Adams Winstead (07C), Corey Treaster (09C) and Anthony Williams (09C). The couple resides in Chapel Hill, N.C.

2010s James Michael Story (10C, FS) and Candace Foster Story (09C) were married March 26, 2011, at the Berry College Chapel. The wedding party included Adam Caldwell (09C), Chad Rowell (10C), Stephen Santana (10C), Jenna Foster (11C), Emma Phillips (09C) and Allie Watts (09C, FS). Jimmy is coordinator of student work at Berry.

Deaths Berry College extends sincere condolences to family and friends of the following alumni, faculty and staff members, and retirees. This list includes notices received July 1 – Oct. 31, 2011.

1930s Wayne L. Dowdey (32H, 38c) of Litchfield Park, Ariz., March 4, 2011. Clara Ellison Hinnant (32H) of Sumter, S.C., May 7, 2011. Anne Ashworth Speegle (34H) of Florence, Ala., Oct. 24, 2011. Elizabeth M. Jarratt (35c) of Black Mountain, N.C., July 12, 2011.

Elizabeth McGehee Sullivan (38C) of Camilla, Ga., March 29, 2011. Hazel Warr Culberson (39C) of Skipperville, Ala., June 13, 2011. Julia Phillips McGlamory (39H) of Rydal, Ga., April 20, 2011. John S. Richardson (39H) of Loveland, Ohio, Sept. 8, 2011.

1940s Henry Lem Clark (40C) of Mechanicsburg, Pa., Oct. 14, 2011. Everett L. Lake (40C) of Prosperity, S.C., Aug. 26, 2011. Annelle Green Bentley (41C) of Fort Valley, Ga., Sept. 12, 2011. J. Preston Jackson (41C) of Fairburn, Ga., Sept. 9, 2011. Fred McCaleb (41C) of Bowling Green, Ohio, Sept. 7, 2011. Thomas J. Hester (42C) of San Antonio, Texas, Aug. 16, 2011. Louise Buffington Keim (43C) of Wilmington, Del., Aug. 21, 2011.

Margie V. Lowrance (43C) of Matthews, S.C., Aug. 17, 2011. Jeanette Stanton Gardner (44C) of McDonough, Ga., Sept. 18, 2011. Mary Brownlee Minchin (44C) of Chipley, Fla., Oct. 16, 2011. Ruth Robbins Nichols (44C) of Calhoun, Ga., Sept. 5, 2011. Sterling Bargeron (45c) of Reidsville, Ga., Sept. 13, 2011. Marguerite Elvis Dennis (45c) of Conway, S.C., July 20, 2011. Helen Hendry McHargue (45H, 49c) of Greenville, Fla., Sept. 28, 2011. S. Elizabeth Whitfield Thomas (46c) of Covington, Ga., Aug. 15, 2011. Virginia Brooks Bradford (48H, 52c) of Conyers, Ga., Sept. 28, 2011. Rebecca Mackey Burch (48C) of Gainesville, Ga., July 27, 2011. Mamilee Kilpatrick Henry (49C) of Columbus, Ga., Oct. 18, 2011.

AlumniAuthors Berry magazine has been notified about the following new alumniauthored books since our last listing. Congratulations! nJ  ohn

Coleman (04C), Daniel Gulati and W. Oliver Segovia, Passion and Purpose: Stories from the Best and Brightest Young Business Leaders, December 2011, Harvard Business Press, or nF  arrell J. Davis (46H), The Land of Neglect, published under the pen name of Timberline Davis, August 2011, Kindle edition available through nC  atherine Marshall, Ph.D. (76C), Surviving Cancer as a Family and Helping Co-Survivors Thrive, Praeger, June 2010, nJ  amie Poissant (01C), Lizard Man, Rope Walk Press, October 2011, If you have a newly published book (2011-12) you’d like us to include, please send your name and class year, book title, publisher, publication date, and a Web address for a synopsis and/or order information to with a subject line of “Berry Alumni Authors.”



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Berry Magazine - Winter 2011-12  

Berry Magazine - Winter 2011-12

Berry Magazine - Winter 2011-12  

Berry Magazine - Winter 2011-12