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In Memoriam and Baby Raiders

In Memoriam

 

1940s

James Buchanan (’40), Blacksburg, Va., January 9, 2013

Eva Wilburn Fielder (’42), Waynesboro, November 29, 2012

Dalton Stroop (’42), Murfreesboro, October 1, 2012

Sandell Dalton McCrary (’45), Murfreesboro, November 2, 2012

William Shacklett (’45), Murfreesboro, October 19, 2012

Briley Adcock (’46), Florence, Ala., November 28, 2012

Joe McCrary (’46), Murfreesboro, January 11, 2013

Kathryn Kerby Tolle (’46), Keller, Texas, January 22, 2013

Beatrice Pittard White (’48), Sandy, Utah, January 22, 2013

Norman Weems (’49), Glen Cove, New York, September 8, 2012

Arsey Womack (’49), McMinnville, June 23, 2012

1950s

James Dillingham (’50), Shelbyville, October 10, 2012

Martha Powell Haun (’50), Trinidad, Colo., November 6, 2012

Solan Wheeler (’50, ’52), Signal Mountain, October 2, 2012

Delmas Grammer (’51), Madison, January 8, 2013

Horace Reed (’52), Bradyville, September 5, 2012

John Adkerson (’54), Smyrna, November 12, 2012

Ervin Manning (’54), La Vergne, October 17, 2012

Thomas Cheney (’56, ’58), Hermitage, February 23, 2013

Joe Hardy (’56), Winchester, November 13, 2012

Allan Welch (’56), Old Hickory, January 13, 2013

J. T. West (’56), Bethpage, September 30, 2012

Robert David (’57), Chattanooga, April 12, 2013

Ramon Nelms (’57), Nashville, September 25, 2012

Donald Clark (’58), Huntsville, Ala., June 4, 2012

Former MTSU athlete and head coacKen Trickey (’56, ’62) died last December at age 79. Trickey played basketball and baseball at MTSU from 1952 to 1955 and was MTSU’s head basketball coach from 1965 to 1969.

 

George Duncan (’58, ’70), Nashville, January 26, 2013

Marjorie Fyke (’59, ’62), Springfield, March 20, 2013

Joe Hollis (’59), Murfreesboro, March 31, 2013

1960s

Robert Clark (’60), Campbellsville, Ky., April 5, 2013

George Lanning (’60), Lawrenceburg, January 17, 2012

Reba Hill Newby (’60, ’63), McMinnville, July 13, 2012

William Youree (’60), Readyville, February 3, 2013

Marjorie Doubleday (’61), Hermitage, September 7, 2012

Oma Griffith (’62), Whitwell, December 7, 2011

R. Shelton Hatcher (’62), Hendersonville, October 10, 2012

Charlene Bentley Key (’62, ’67, ’92), Lebanon, February 1, 2013

Richard Brodhead (’62), Lebanon, July 26, 2012

James Preston (’62), Memphis, August 7, 2012

Geddes Noble Boone (’63), Dearborn, Mich., October 5, 2012

Edward Kelly (’63), New Fairfield, Conn., November 17, 2012

Jacqueline McClain Sherrill (’64, ’89, ’94), Mt. Pleasant, November 5, 2012

Richard Short (’64, ’78), Fayetteville, December 3, 2012

Albert Jones (’66), Franklin, April 4, 2013

David Stacey Jr. (’66), Lewisburg, October 28, 2012

Mary Chamberlain Allen (’67), Nashville, October 29, 2012

Kathleen Bryson (’67, ’75), Murfreesboro, October 18, 2012

Robert Hlodan (’67, ’69), Gardena, Calif., October 9, 2012

Talmadge Overton (’67), Lafayette, February 15, 2013

Betty Campbell Smith (’67), Murfreesboro, January 21, 2013

Joseph Grandstaff (’69), Old Hickory, November 16, 2012

James Hooker (’69), Shelbyville, December 27, 2012

Burl Kell (’69), Ringgold, Ga., November 19, 2012

John Stanford (’62, ’64), a Blue Raider baseball player from 1960 to 1963, died on July 1, 2013, at the age of 77.Stanford, whopitched two seasons in the major leagues for the Washington Senators, served as baseball manager forMTSU from 1974 to 1987 and as athletic director of MTSUfrom 1987 until 1994.

 

 

1970s

Russell Jarrell (’70), Hixson, November 2, 2012

Robert Lavender (’70), Memphis, March 31, 2013

Ben Perkins (’70), Bowdon, Ga.,October 24, 2012

Curtis Grubbs (’71), Fort Worth, Texas, November 30, 2012

Linda O’Rear (’71), Columbia, September 29, 2012

Kenneth Williams (’71, ’72), Lawrenceburg, June 29, 2012

Dorris Dennis Jr. (’72), College Park, Md., December 12, 2012

Jarrett Greene (’72, ’73), Sewanee, October 27, 2012

Leonard Harris (’72), Lebanon, September 23, 2012

Ronald Potts (’72), Tullahoma, July 9, 2012

Ivan E. Shewmake (’72, ’74), died in March 2013 at age 70. A U.S. Army vet who served in Vietnam, Shewmake was MTSU’s associate dean of students for men, assistant director of University Housing, student ombudsman, and director of University Housing. He retired from MTSU in 1997.

Frances Bass Cox (’73), McMinnville, January 29, 2013

James Mullinix (’73), Livingston, April 4, 2013

Earline Thigpin (’73), Murfreesboro, January 17, 2013

Grace Clore Camp (’74, ’79), Tullahoma, February 28, 2013

Sandra Rubens Gardner (’74), Rockwood, October 25, 2012

Allie Malone (’74), Watertown, December 9, 2012

Homer Huffman Jr. (’75), Murfreesboro, February 6, 2013

Gary Miller (’75), Chattanooga, October 2, 2012

Barbara Shahrokhi Crowell (’76), Jackson, October 22, 2012

Nick Dudiak (’76), Murfreesboro, January 23, 2013

Willetta McClain (’76), Nashville, November 3, 2012

James Pope (’76), Murfreesboro, December 11, 2012

Martin Rooker (’76), Murfreesboro, April 14, 2012

Randall Vanatta (’76), Lebanon, March 30, 2013

Robert Duncan (’77), Gallatin, April 30, 2012

Donna Edwards (’77), Belfast, August 8, 2012

Willard Wallace Jr. (’77), Goodlettsville, October 3, 2012

Teresa Gearlds Burnside (’78), Cincinnati, Ohio, January 23, 2013

Richard Collins (’78), Tupelo, Miss., November 4, 2012

Martha E. Fries (’78), Ooltewah, February 14, 2013

John Taylor (’78), McMinnville, July 6, 2012

Greg Bettis (’79, ’91), Tullahoma, February 3, 2013

Sheikh Faye (’79), Bakau, Gambia, February 11, 2013

Phillip Johnson (’79), Lewisburg, February 6, 2013

Claudetta Walls Rudolph (’79), Goodlettsville, February 6, 2013

Thomas Ware (’79), Goodlettsville, November 14, 2012


Baby Raiders

Jaxton Edward Graham, January 15, 2013, to Jade Edward (’94) and Anjie Graham of Gladeville.

Emma Nicole Tolson, October 16, 2011, to John Tolson (’96) and Amanda Rhodes of Chesapeake, Va.

Lucas E. Nokes, November 2, 2011, to Nicholas (’98) and Susan Spingler Nokes (’98) of Liberty.

 

Parker Ray Boutté, June 22, 2012, to Scott and Rae Clarke Boutté (’03), of Ringgold, Ga.

 

 

William Owen Dean, February 8, 2013, to William and Colleen McEachen Dean (’04), of Hendersonville.

 

Avery Grace Smith, June 4, 2012, to Josh (’06) and Katie Peek Smith (’05) of Tullahoma. Keely Rayann Thomas, October 12, 2011, to Keosha Thomas (’06) of Antioch.

 

Macon Chandler Reed, March 19, 2013, to Tyler (’10) and Alisha King Reed (’10) of Readyville.

 

 

Laken Christopher Wade, November 16, 2012, to Chris (’10) and Holly Wade of Tullahoma.

 

 

 

Connor Ryan Speck, July 19, 2012, to Ryan (’11) and Jenna Speck of Fayetteville.