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Name Note
Katie Saxe Bolling
Class of 2008
Marriage
June Browne Bovill
Class of 1944
Memoriam
June Loraine Browne Bovill of Town & Country, Missouri passed away peacefully August 29, 2016. Born in Denver, Colorado March 16, 1922 to William Perry and Jessie Vivian Browne, the Browne family returned to St. Louis in 1926 where June graduated from University City High School in 1939. Dedicating herself to a life of learning, she began her college education at Maryville College in Maryville Tennessee, and continuing at Washington University in St. Louis where she met Dr. John Bovill. After marrying in 1942, the couple moved to California where she completed her undergraduate and Master's Degree at UCLA. She moved to Dallas, Texas in 1963 and began a career serving the medical industry, retiring from the University of Texas Southwest Medical School in 1997 as office administrator to Dr. George Race. She loved her time, home and friends in University Park, Texas for 51 years before returning to St. Louis. She is survived by her brothers Neal Browne (Penny) and Donald Brown (Caroline), sister Edna May Bryan and numerous nieces and nephews. Services: Memorial services will be held at Fenton Baptist Church Fenton, MO Saturday September 10th, 1pm and Highland Presbyterian Church Dallas, TX September 11th.
Adlai Boyd
Class of 1957
Notes
updated the College with the following information: "It's been almost 59 years, since I and my '57 classmates graduated from MC. Since that time, I have engaged in 5 careers: a)assistant minister (of education) at 3 large churches (Raleigh, Norfolk and Miami Shores); b) dean of students of two, small, church colleges (Lenoir Rhyne, NC and King College, NC (also assistant professor of philosophy); c) Director of Special Education & Training at the Western Carolina Center, NC (for 550 individuals with developmental disabilities); d) Director of Training at Temple Woodhaven, PA (center for people with DDs), while earning my Ph.D. in psychology, with a concentration in special education researdh; e) Executive Director of an organization operating group homes for adults with DD; f) Associate professor and Chair of the Department of Child and Family Studies, at the University of South Florida (retired in 1997 to my mountain home in Montreat, NC (near Asheville)."
Nick B. Bradford
Class of 2006
Notes
Nick Bradford '06 hired as Hardin Valley soccer coach: See more here<http://www.knoxnews.com/sports/high-school/patient-nick-bradford-hired-as-hardin-valley-soccer-coach-34b4b1a3-dc09-6f7e-e053-0100007fd523-382163751.html>
Autumn S. Brown
Class of 2015
Autumn Brown is completing the MAcc (Masters of Accountancy) Program at UT Knoxville in August 2016.
Marjorie Prall Brubaker
Class of 1949
Memoriam
Marjorie Prall Brubaker, 81, formerly of Ashland and most recently of Canton died Monday morning, Dec. 11, 2006, at Altercare of Canton, following a lingering illness. She was born Jan. 5, 1925, in Franklin, Pa., the daughter of Carl and Ida Wetjen Prall. She received her bachelor's degree in English from Maryville College in Tennessee and received a master's degree in Christian education from McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago. On Oct. 14, 1950, she married the Rev. Donald Wayne Brubaker, who preceded her in death June 6, 1984. Being the wife of a minister, the family moved several times and lived in Ashland from 1962 to 1963. While in Ashland for that year, Mrs. Brubaker worked as the librarian for the Ashland Theological Seminary. The family then moved to Tucson, Ariz., but returned to Ashland in 1964. At that time, Mrs. Brubaker began to volunteer at First Presbyterian Church and became the church librarian from 1986 to 2000. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Ashland where she was an ordained Elder. She enjoyed gardening and was known for rescuing animals. She is survived by her daughter, Gretta (Michael) Workman of North Canton; three grandchildren, Meagan Workman, David (Meredith) Workman and Chris Workman; and one sister, Dolores McCracken of Mesa, Ariz.
Heather Mathis Bryan
Class of 2006
Birth
a daughter, Mazie Lynn Bryan born April 18, 2016.
Doug W. Bunker
Class of 1960
Memoriam
Passed away December 1, 2015.
Jennifer Brewer Burgess
Class of 2000
Notes
Jennifer earned a Master of Music degree, specializing in piano performance, from Middle Tennessee State University. She graduated December 12, 2015.
Libby Lee Burke
Class of 1965
Notes
Libby's husband, Jack, passed away Feb. 20th after an lung cancer battle lasting almost 8 years. According to the family, "there were so many good recoveries and only recently did the illness return. He is safely in Heaven. He continued as a professional pianist until just recently, sharing music, mirth, and love with family, friends,and colleagues."
Robert Burkhardt
Class of 1961
Notes
Writes in to say that he was diagnosed with ALL leukemia January, 2015, spent three months in hospital and rehab, and achieved full remission in October. Our 61st wedding anniversary was June, 2015. And, Yes! they still are involved in marriage and family counseling and support. Spent three years as part-time "Pastor to the Pastors" for a UMC District, and six years in English worship and education with two Korean congregations, one Presbyterian and one Methodist. Still preaching and teaching. JoAnne volunteers at All Childrens Hospital, and as Deacon at FPC of St. Pete. Still ballroom dancing and woodworking.
Jim Burkins
Class of 1974
Notes
Retired in 2015 from USPS and is enjoying the good life with his wife Pam, 3 dogs and a cat.
Allie Horvath Burns
Class of 2015
Marriage
to Cole Burns '16 on July 17, 2015.
Cole Burns
Class of 0
Marriage
to Alexandra Horvath '15 on July 17, 2015.
Cole Burns
Class of 2016
Notes
Cole has been accepted into the College Student Personnel Master's program at the University of Tennessee. He will start Fall 2016. This program is a two-year, practitioner-oriented master's degree designed to prepare student personnel administrators to address the administrative needs of colleges and universities.
Jennifer LeBar Caenepeel
Class of 2003
Birth
a son, Jack Christopher, April 2016.
Eugene Carden
Class of 1950
Memoriam
A. Eugene "Gene" Carden, born on January 24, 1925, died peacefully a week after celebrating his 91st birthday on January 31, 2016. He attended Tennessee Military Institute in Sweetwater, TN. He graduated from Sweetwater High School and went on to serve his country in World War II. Gene was on the destroyer USS Stack in the U.S. Navy under the command of General Douglas MacArthur. He graduated from Maryville College in 1950 and worked as an industrial supply salesman for several companies, the longest tenure being Tidewater Supply Company for 25+ years. He loved what he did and felt his customers were his friends. A long-standing member of Fountain City United Methodist Church, he enjoyed his Christian Fellowship Sunday School Class. Gene is predeceased by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.L. "Fate" Carden; and brother, William D. Carden, all of Oak Ridge, Tennessee. He leaves wife of 63 years, Ethel Caldwell Carden; and sons, Brian Eugene Carden of Nashville and David Wilton Carden of Knoxville. He was most proud of his two grandchildren, Spec. Chase A. Carden, Fort Stewart, Georgia and Courtney R. Carden of Knoxville; his nephew, William Eugene Carden; and niece, Leah Carden Cress, were both special to him as well. The family received friends at Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel, 5301 Fountain Road, Knoxville, Tennessee 37918, on Tuesday, February 2nd from 4:30- 7:00 p.m. A celebration of his life followed, with Rev. Dan Kelley officiating. The family requests memorials in lieu of flowers to be made to "The Net", Fountain City United Methodist Church, 212 Hotel Avenue, Knoxville, Tennessee, 37918. Gentry Griffey is honored to serve the Carden family, and invites you to view and sign their online guestbook at gentrygriffey.com
Chris D. Carlisle
Class of 1964
Notes
Rev. Dr. Carlisle continues as President of mannapublications.org. Manna offers free downloads of easy to read Bible commentaries and children's Christian coloring books in many languages. Chris continues his interim ministry at Lake Waccamaw, NC and he and Linda will soon have their eleventh grandchild. They plan on a 50th wedding anniversary celebration the week of July 9, 2016.
Marie Fawcett Carper
Class of 1941
Memoriam
Marie F. Carper, 90, of Washington, died Wednesday, December 9, 2009. She was born November 6, 1919, in Peters Township, a daughter of the Rev. James E. and Helen Linn Fawcett. Mrs. Carper graduated from Maryville College in Maryville, Tenn. For 20 years, she worked as a regional accountant for JCPenney. She attended Peters Creek Presbyterian Church and most recently Laboratory Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Carper was a member of Eastern Star. On July 7, 1944, she married Fred David Carper Sr., who died April 18, 1987. Surviving are three sons, Fred D. (Donna) Carper Jr. of Washington, James (Teresa) Carper of Los Angeles, Calif., and Kirk (Lisa) Carper of McMurray; a daughter, Bonnie (Frank) Lushen of Washington; 10 grandchildren, William A. Wilson III, Michelle Henderson, Marcie Lushen, Angela Lanahan, Brandon Carper, Ryan Carper, Marshal Carper, Cara Carper, Cayla Carper and Casey Carper; and five great-grandchildren, Caleb, Jacob and Dylan Wilson and Logan and Tanner Henderson. Deceased are a daughter, Linda Wilson, and a brother, who died as an infant.
Cat Carter Carter-Stiles
Class of 1981
Notes
writes in to say that she lost her husband April 30th, 2016 after a 15 year battle with Parkinson's and dementia. Her husband was John Stiles who worked for 33 years at the Knoxville News Sentinel. He covered a lot Blount County stories, many involving Maryville College, especially the Mtn. Challenge Program. Catherine is looking forward to going on with her life now that her care giving duties are over. She plans to do some traveling, volunteer work, and will still make stained glass and pottery items to sell online on her Etsy site.