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The Class Notes page gives alumni an opportunity to know what is going on in the lives of other LWC family members. To post a Class Note, send an e-mail with your name, year of graduation, and class note information (including pictures) to the Alumni Office. Pictures should be in JPEG format, be at least 100 dpi and be no smaller than two inches-by-two inches. Class Notes can be mailed to: Alumni Office; Lindsey Wilson College; 210 Lindsey Wilson Street; Columbia, Ky. 42782; or sent via e-mail to:

Previous Class Notes:

Pearl M. Helm '32 died on Dec. 9, 2009.

Opal Gaston '33 Young passed away, March 4, 2010. She taught fifth grade at Columbia Grade School and retired to become a full time homemaker and raise her children.

Luther Collins '40 passed away, February 27, 2010. He was a pharmacist and was owner of Collins Drug Store from 1951-1986. He built and operated the Dreamland Motel in Columbia. He was a member of Columbia Masonic Lodge #96 for 66 years and was also a veteran of WW II. He was active in civic affairs and served as Chairman of the Columbia-Adair County Airport Board.

Lewis Palmer Young '40 died on Nov. 4, 2010.  He attended Kentucky Christian College in 1941.  He also attended Cincinnati Christian College, Milligan (Tenn.) College and Lindsey Wilson College.  He went on to pastor several churches in Kentucky and Tennessee: Old Orchard Church of Christ, Ashland, Ky.; First Christian Church in Kingsport, Tenn.; South Louisville (Ky.) Christian Church; and Gardenside Christian Church, Lexington, Ky. He served as president of Kentucky Christian University in Grayson, Ky., for 10 years, and also president of the North American Christian Convention in Tampa, Fla. He also served as president of the Southern Christian Convention and East Tennessee Christian Convention.

Ruby Whitney '42 Flowers died on Oct. 30, 2010. She was a lab technician for the late Dr. Oris Aaron, a noted historian of the former Adair Memorial Hospital and a member of the Adair Chapter 435 O.E.S.

Mary Ruth Wells '46 Stone passed away February 20, 2010. She was a former school teacher and bookkeeper for a number of Columbia businesses.

Russell K. Taylor '46  passed away, February 6, 2010. He was a retired United Methodist minister and served for 35 years in the Louisville Conference.

John "Smiley" Collins '47 died on July 6, 2010.  He was a chaplain's assistant in the Air Force during World War II.  He earned degrees from Lindsey Wilson College and Union (Ky.) College.  He later received a doctorate of divinity from Emory (Ga.) University  and also was an author of a book, Man of Devotion.  He was a pastor to several Methodist churches throughout Kentucky.

W. Arvil Allen '48 died on Sept. 16, 2010.  He was a retired United Methodist minister. Aril was a World War II veteran. He earned a master's degree from  Emory (Ga.) University's Candler School of Theology and a doctorate of ministry from Lexington (Ky.) Theological Seminary.  He served as pastor to many churches throughout Kentucky, including: City Road Chapel, Munfordville, Mount Holly and Fern Creek.  After serving as pastor, he was appointed superintendent of the Henderson District. He retired as director for the Council on Ministries.

Edwin Rogers '48  is retired from Rogers Aluminum and Glass Company that he started and is also a veteran of World War II.

Nancy H. Hayes '48 died on Aug. 24, 2010.  She was a retired teacher from the Barren County, Ky., school system.

Billie Isenberg '49 Blakeman is a retired teacher after teaching nearly 40 years in the Metcalfe County School System. She resides in Edmonton, KY.

Eunice Wilson '50 Thomas is retired after 34 years of teaching in the Russell County School System.

Allene Collins '50 Aaron spent 36 years teaching in the Adair County Schools.

Robert J. "Bob" Whitmer '50 died on Sept. 11, 2010.  He served in the Army.  He was retired from Green River Steel, having served as the general superintendent.

William H. Perkins '51 retired from teaching public school after 32 years. He received a  bachelor's degree from Kentucky Wesleyan College and a Rank I from Western Kentucky University. He took seminary coursework from  Asbury (Ky.) College and Vanderbilt University. He and his wife, Pat, have two children and five grandchildren. They are active members of First United Methodist Church in Central City, Ky.   

Mary Dick '51 passed away March 11, 2010.  She taught first through third grades at Wayne County Elementary School.

Lynn Harmon '52 is a retired pastor and resides in Louisville, KY with his wife, Shirley Burnett '59 Harmon.

Reverend Mark Duane Hail '53 died on June 29, 2010. 

Betty Holmes '53 McClendon is a retired reading teacher from Pulaski County, Ky., schools.

Wallace Stewart '69 has been involved with road construction for 35 years.  He resides in Scottsburg, IN.

Tommy Ross '86 was recently named president of South Central Bank in Bowling Green and Franklin, KY.  Tommy and his wife, Terri, have three children, Jonathan, Anne Marie, and Laura.

 Dinah Cassady '88 Smith is a fulltime homemaker and has five grandchildren.  She resides in Campbellsville, KY.

 Jerry Lucas '89 is in the marketing department at The Brook Hospitals in Louisville, KY.

 Susan Barbee '89 is a Court Designated Worker for the 11th Judicial District, working Taylor, Green, Marion, and Washington Counties.

 Steve Pruitt '89 is a finance manager at REGISTRAT-MAPI, Clinical Research Organization in Lexington, KY.

 Jackie Willis '89 Sapp teaches 2nd grade at Taylor County Elementary.  She has two children, Daley and Mason.

 Brenda Wilburn '89 Riney has three children and a granddaughter.  Brenda worked in human resources, recruiting and staffing for more than 10 year in the school system.  She home schools her children and she is currently studying to receive her psychology degree and then masters in school psychology from Western Kentucky University.

 Rebecca Seebold '90 is a Kindergarten teacher and resides in Louisville, KY.

 Joan Metcalfe '90 Huffman is retired from being a Park Superintendent of Old Fort Harrod State Park and resides in Harrodsburg, KY.

 Wanda Lee Meaux '90 is currently completing her doctoral degree.  She has taught 4th and 5th grades at Fayette County School System.

 Stacy Estes '91 Griner owns three daycare centers, Learning Tree Child Care located in Hodgenville, KY, Horse Cave, KY and Cave City, KY.

 Sherry Rogers '91 Johnson is a manager of Travel Professionals in Harrodsburg, KY.  Sherry has two children, Levi and Laken.

 Lisa Coop '92 is employed for the Commonwealth of Kentucky as an Auditor of Public Accounts.

 Sadie K. Gambrel '92 has two children and two grandchildren and another one due in July 2010.  She works at the Boyle County Board of Education as an administrative secretary and is also a foster mother.

 Tim Curry '92 is the Associate Athletic Director at Union College and his wife, Susan Feltner '94 Curry is a Child Family Interventionist for Cumberland River Comprehensive Care in Manchester, KY, where they make their home.

 Glenda Woodall '92 Brown resides in Mt. Juliet, TN with her husband, Jeff.

 Donna Spoon '92 Redmon is employed at Westlake Regional Hospital in Columbia, KY.

  Tonya Feese '93 was inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame, February 6, 2010 at Lindsey Wilson College.

 Belinda Gauthier '93 Roberts is currently completing her BS in Business Management with a minor in Christian Studies at Mid-Continent University in Mayfield, KY.  She is the mother of four children and resides in Wingo, KY.

 Julie Gossage '93 Pyles has been teaching at the Bell Elementary school for 17 years.  She is married to Thomas Lewis Pyles and they recently celebrated their 15th anniversary.  They have one child, Hallie Elizabeth and reside in Monticello, KY.

 Robin Johnson '93 Underwood is married to Brett Underwood.  They have two children, Hunter and Kacie.  Robin began teaching at Taylor County Elementary School in Campbellsville, KY in 1994.  She received her Masters in Education from Campbellsville University and Rank I in Instructional Leadership from Eastern Kentucky University.

 David Wadlington '94 is the Head Women's Basketball Coach for Ohio Valley University in Vienna, WV.  His wife, Carla Miles '93 Wadlington is the Associate Dean of Students at Ohio Valley University and makes their home in St. Vienna, WV.

 Carrie Grant '94 Wilde has a son Dawson Caleb Wilde. PICTURE

  David Clemmons '95 is employed at the Metcalfe County School System and his wife, Tara Sewell '94 Clemmons works for a law firm in Glasgow, KY.

 Brett Pyles '95 is married to Jennifer Pyles and has one son, Cord.  They reside in Ratcliff, KY.

 Connie Todd '95 Young is employed at the Adair County Water District/

 Mark Karnes '95 has two children, Kevin and Tyler.  They reside in Jamestown, KY.

 Brandi Ferguson '96 Pentecost was inducted into The Hopkins County Central Athletic Hall of Fame.  She was an assistant freshman softball coach for Lady Storm for two years.  She currently resides in Nashville, TN with her husband, Adrian and their children, Taylor and Cayden.

 Julie Garner '96 Morgan is a guidance counselor at Southwestern High School in Somerset, KY.

 Angela Chisholm '97 is a Certified Nurse-Midwife at Bella Vie Gentle Birth Center in Oregon and at Central City Concern Health Services (PICTURE)

 April Bryant '97 Johnson is a substitute teacher and is going back to school to get a Certificate/Master's in Special Education.

 Tomohiro Kamochi '97 is based in Kuala Lumpur of Malaysia and is currently working on his own business. 

 Stephanie Huddleston '97 is a native of Burksville, KY.  She received her Bachelors in Biology from Lindsey Wilson College in 1997 and graduated from the University Of Kentucky College Of Dentistry in 2001. She opened her practice, Stephanie Huddleston, DMD PLLC, Studio for Aesthetic Dentistry, in November 2004.

 Tanya Thompson '97 Bennett is a sales manager for the Hilton Clearwater Beach.  She has one son, Quinn and is engaged to be married in May 2011.

 Steve Burton '97 is a teaches Special Education at Adair County Elementary School and his wife, Sarah Harvey '04 Burton is a kindergarten teacher at Colonel William Casey Elementary School.  They have three children, Kyle, Hallie, and Kaden.

Jonathan Edward '97Adams married Jamie Lea Etherton on Aug. 14, 2010.  Jonathan is self-employed.

Joey Talley '98 was inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame, February 6, 2010 at Lindsey Wilson College.

 Chad Rakes '98 is a District Loss Prevention Manager for Rite Aid Pharmacies.  He has three children.

 Josh Messer '98 is a production supervisor at Aramark Uniform Services.  He is married to Tanya Messer and has three children, Olivia, Kennedy and Ryland.  They reside in Lancaster, KY.

 Betty Popplewell '98 Hare is employed at Frankfort, KY in the Division of Family Support.  Her and her husband, David has three children and 10 grandchildren.

 Helen Breen '98 Pack is the Site Supervisor/School Program Director of Clinton County Adanta.  She has four children and 10 grandchildren.

 Nina Sjostrand '99 is a project manager for a Swedish Insurance Company. 

 Freida Mae Curry '99 works in the accounts payable department at Novelis, Inc. in Berea, KY., the world's largest aluminum products manufacturer and recycling facility.

 Eric Carpenter '99 is employed with Hollister Incorporated as Ostomy/Wound Care Specialist.  He is married to Katie Carpenter and they reside in Scarbro, WV.

 Susan Stamper '99 Smith is a Family Readiness Officer for the Marine Corps.  She resides in New Bern, NC with her husband Jerod and their six children.

 Benjamin Djeukeng '00 was inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame, February 6, 2010 at Lindsey Wilson College.

 Jeff Crawford '00 owns his own business in oil and gas.  His wife, Christy Watson '99 Crawford is a stay at home mom of two boys, Cody and Cameron and also helps in her parent's photography studio.

 Sheryl Robbins '00 Luczak is employed at Cumberland River Comprehensive Care Center and resides in Mt. Vernon, KY with her son, Jacob.

 Adam Cruse '01 has been named the Chief Financial Officer at Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa, KY.  Adam and his wife, Janie has two children, Ally and Clay.

 Pernilla Jonsson 01 Nicklasson is married to Mikael Nicklasson and has a daughter, Tova and resides in Sweden.

 Susan Jones '01 Lewis is employed at the University of Kentucky for the College of Education, Literacy Department in the Reading Recovery University Training Center.  Also, she is taking classes towards her Bachelors degree in Business Management.

 Bruce Alan Smith '01 is a third year Doctorate student in business, working at the University of Phoenix and was recently promoted as the Director of Student & Financial Services. 

 Amanda L. Miller '01 recently gave birth to a baby girl, Jaylee Alexis Miller.  

 Walter "Wally" Ian Maybrier '01 and Leah Carter '02 Maybrier celebrated their 8th wedding anniversary in May 2010.  They reside in Somerset, KY with their son, Ian.

 Amanda Froggett '02 Norris has earned her Mary Kay Independent Sales Director.  She is married and has three children, Addyson, Jackson and Aubree.

 Amanda Joyce Walker '02 Newman is Nurse Manager of Critical Care at Norton Audubon Hospital in Louisville, KY.  She has two children, Jackson and Riley.

 Tanya Webster '02 Zeitz is a bookkeeper/accountant for Aramark at Yum! Brands and resides in Louisville, KY with her husband, Jesse '00.

  Scarlet Gipson '02 Garrity resides in Louisville, KY with her husband, Dave and two children, Alexander and Jake.

 Tracy Wathen '02 Murray is the manager for Adult Case Management Services at Communicare in Elizabethtown, KY. 

 Angela Love Moser '02 teaches 7th grade Language Arts and has earned her MaED in Secondary Education and resides in New Bern, NC.

 Pablo Alberto Serenelli '02 is director of Quick Language Solutions in Argentina.  To view his website go to

Laurie Beth King '02 is employed with Humana as a national analyst, working with corporate accounts in Louisville, Ky.

Millicent Onyango '03 Tutlam is a CPA/Tax Accountant in St. Louis, MO.

 Angela Smith '03 Crump is currently employed at R&R Donnelley as a Prograph Project Support Assistant. 

 Kyle Robertson '03 is married to Renae Robertson and has two children.  He is a Chief Financial Officer at Bruss North America, Inc. in Russell Springs, KY.

 Amanda Foster '03 Thomas is in management at the Dollar General Store.  She has two children, Robyn Elizabeth and Penny Elaine and resides in Benton, KY.

 Brian Christopher Shelton '03 is an investment advisor at First Tennessee Brokerage and married to Lori Summerford Shelton and resides in Cookeville, TN.

 Leeza Merkel '04 Long resides in Liberty, KY.

 Sherry Trivett '05 has been named an Executive Casino Host for Harrah's Cherokee Casino and Hotel in Cherokee, NC.

 John Richard Woodrum '05 is a police officer at the Florence Police Department in Florence AL.  He is a member of the SWAT and Water Rescue Unit and also a field training officer.

 Brooke McLain Hatcher '05 has two children, Cade and Aden.  They reside in Corbin, KY.

 Jill Schmidt '05 and Peter Bolken were married, February 6, 2010.  They reside in Fargo, ND.

Kris Schuhmann '05 is a school teacher in the Jefferson County (Ky.) Public Schools.

Chiquita Baldock '06 married Timothy Akers, December 28, 2009.  They reside in Frankfort, KY.

 Brandi Tauffener '06 is the Director of Financial Aid at the Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing in Lexington, KY.

 Tawanna Huffman '06 is employed at the Commonwealth of KY in Pike County as a child protective social worker.  She resides in Virgie, KY.

 Brooke McHargue '06 McLellan married Peter McLellan '06 and live in Scotland.

 Valerie Planck '06 Lebanion resides in Corbin, KY.

 Fausy Eduardo Rodriguez '06 is current studying for his Masters in International Business at SKEMA Business School in France.  He is engaged to Marie Coyon.

 Laurie Willhite '06 Cross and her husband, Jeremy and their two year old son, Japeth, reside in Albany, KY.

 Filipe W. de Souza '06 is an English Language Lecturer at Shantou University in Shantou, China.

 Virginia Oglesby '06 Gibson and her husband, Isaac has a new baby boy, born January 1, 2010.  His name is Alexzander.

 Federico M. Parola '06 is a Cross-Cultural Coach/Consultant at Diversity Coaching Group, LLC in Nashville, TN.

 Jonathan Neal Wood '06 and Carla Marie Pryor were married, March 27, 2010.

Justin A. Whitney '06 is a fourth-year student in the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry.  He anticipates graduating in May 2011 with a D.M.D.

Aubrey Smith '06 Harlan graduated from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tenn. She has accepted a position as an optometrist in Versailles, Ky. She is married to James Brian Harlan, and they have a son, James Keegan.

Sheena Nicole Wallace '06 Pelfrey is  employed at Shawnee Mental Health Center in Ohio.

Melissa J. Shelton '06 is a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy. She resides  in Clarksville, Tenn.  She is a pharmacist with Walgreen's.

Dustin R. Harris '06 was LWC international student campus event coordinator for three years. Currently, he is an employee with UPS in Louisville, Ky., and pursing a master's degree in social science from Campbellsville (Ky.) University.

Filipe de Souza '06 earned a master's degree in English from Eastern Kentucky University.  He is teaching English at Shantou University in southern China.

AnneMarie Evans '06 Webb  resides in Georgetown, Ky., with her husband, Josh. She is employed with Central Kentucky Orthopedics.

 Kevin Davis '07 married Megan Greenwell and they reside in Louisville, KY.

 NorNa Marie Fannin '07 Sagraves has two children and four granddaughters.  She is employed as a Public Assistance Program Specialist with the Cabinet for Health and Family Services in Louisa, KY.

 Metchie Williams '07 is a teller supervisor at a bank in Grand Cayman.

 Tammy Hawkins '07 McGowan resides in Russell Springs, KY with her husband, Lance and their daughter, Madelyn Olivia.

 Jennifer Cannon '07 Nichols is employed with Ultimate Treatment Center in Ashland, KY as an Addictions Counselor in a Methadone Treatment Center. Jennifer and her husband, Doy have two children, Aryssa and Brooklyn and reside in Ashland, KY.

 Jasmin Moore '07 resides in Fort Collins, CO.

 Norann Parker '07 resides in Lexington, KY with her daughter, McKenzie Grace Janes.

 Nathan Mayo '07  went through boot camp at Great Lakes, Illinois and is in training to become an Intelligence Specialist at the Navy Intell Training School in Dam Neck, VA.

Dustin C. Beard '07 graduated from the University of Kentucky School of Law and is serving as an associate with Golden & Walters, PLLC in Lexington, Ky.

Jennifer Bledsoe '08 St. Andrew is married to Tim St. Andrew. They have four children: Timothy Jr., Christian, Lydia and Chase.  She is employed at the Lake Cumberland Children's Advocacy Center in Jamestown, Ky.

Chase White '08 married Brianne Jones on Sept. 25, 2010.  He is a load-planning supervisor for the Federal Aviation Administration at UPS WorldPort in Louisville, Ky.

  Christina Oaks '08 gave birth to a baby girl, Aubree on February 16, 2010.  Christina resides in Jonesville, VA.

 Emmanuel Otwori Isanda '08 is the Volleyball, XC, Track & Field Assistant Coach at Wiley College in Marshall, TX.

 Jamison Ornella '08 is engaged to Gregory Justin Rogers and they have one child, Jasper Cole, born, January 25, 2010.  Jamison is employed for the Social Security Administration in Frankfort, KY.

 Candela Gruselda '08 Castonon is an internal auditor for Direct TV.

 Joseph "Joe" Allen Jessee '08 resides in Radcliff, KY.

 Tara Taylor '08 Henon is married to John Henon, Jr. and they have a six month old daughter, Delaney Ross.  Tara is currently a stay at home mom and resides in Louisville, KY.

 Leigh Ann Moore '09 has been inducted into the Storm Hall of Fame at Hopkins County Central High School.  Leigh Ann is currently a student at the Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, FL.

 Anna L. Harvey '09 is engaged to Ethan Gunnels and plans to be married this summer.

Aaron Alston Sharlow '09 and Cherrish Star Lowe '12  were married on June 12, 2010.  He is employed at Tantus Tobacco in Russell Springs, Ky., and she is majoring in elementary education at LWC.

Elizabeth "Beth" Boisvert '09 has joined the staff at Trinity United Methodist Church as assistant director of youth and children's ministries.  Beth is also employed at LWC as an athletics office associate.

Crystal D. Wright '09 and Christopher "Adam" Cecil '09 were married on on Dec. 4, 2010.  They have a son, Cayden Christopher Cecil, born on July 6, 2010.  He weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces.

Tina Rochelle Tarter '09 married Eric Eubank on July 2, 2010. She is employed with Fruit of the Loom Headquarters in Bowling Green, Ky., as a financial analyst.

Jill Collins '10 and her husband, David, are the proud parents of Audrey, born on Aug. 12, 2010.  She weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and was 21 inches ling.

Sara Sells '10 is Pickett House Manager at Lindsey Wilson College.

Ricky D. Bailey '10 died on Sept. 16, 2010.

Justin Cason '10 is Trabue Apartment Manager at Lindsey Wilson College and also has joint responsibility with the international student program. In spring 2011, Justin plans to enroll in the master's program in parks, recreation and tourism management at North Carolina State University.

Colbie Staten '10 is Lowes House Manager at Lindsey Wilson College.  She is pursuing a master of education degree in counseling and human development with an emphasis on mental health counseling at LWC.

 Kayla Ashley Corbin '10 married John Curtis Stockton on June 5, 2010

 Dannielle Erwin '10 is the proud parent of a baby boy named Keegan.  Dannielle resides in Williamson, WV.

 Benjamin T. Martin '10 has been named freshman advisor at Lindsey Wilson College.  He previously served at the college as assistant chaplain.

 Genevieve "Gennie" Adams '10 is youth pastor and children's facilitator at Science Hill United Methodist Church and has begun the M.A.I.N. Christian Leadership program at Lindsey Wilson.

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