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From new jobs to births & deaths, find out what your classmates have been up to lately.

The news in this issue was submitted on or before August 30, 2007.

1931
Charles Elder (’30) died June 26, Nashville. Survivors include his children, Robert Elder, Marrilla (Elder) Arguelles, and John Randolph Elder. Five grandsons and eight great-grandchildren survive him also.
Martha (Corley ’30) Whitelaw died May 24, Nashville. Survivors include her son, Clay Corley Whitelaw (’68, DLHS ’62), daughter, Nancy (Whitelaw ’69, DLHS ’66) Parks, and brother, Lynch Bennett Corley, Jr. (50). Several grandchildren survive her also.

1931
Mary (Bragg ’31) Hillis died July 25, Kingsport, Tenn.

1932
Ruby (Eley ’32) Snell died May 10, Florence, Ala. Survivors include her children, Joan (Snell ’60) Dixon, Jan (Snell ’63) Brantly, Jill (Snell ’67) Watson, Thomas Snell, Jr. (’71), Kenneth Snell (’74), and David Snell (’76). Several grandchildren and great-grandchildren survive her also.

1934
The Alumni Office has been notified of the death of Gussie (Scott ’34) Hackney, Clarksville, Tenn.

1935
Ruth (Morris ’35, DLHS ’33) Collins died July 19, Nashville. Survivors include her husband, former Lipscomb University President, George Willard Collins (’36), daughter, Carole (Collins ’63, DLHS ’56) DeMonbreun, son-in-law, Ed Slayton (’66), grandsons, Mark Slayton (’91, DLHS ’87), Michael Slayton (’94, DLHS ’90), and granddaughter, Tasha (DeMonbreun ’93) Jenkins. Three great-grandchildren survive her also.
Beatrice Pauline Freeman (’35) died April 12, Nashville. She is survived by her sister, Evelyn (Freeman ’38) Oliphant and several nieces and nephews.
Mary (Wiseman ’35) McCrary died May 21, Murfreesboro, Tenn. Survivors include her son, Edward McCrary; grandchildren, Mary Holsonback and Mark McCrary. Several great-grandchildren survive her also.

1936
Jane (Murphy
’36) Dean died Aug. 10, Nashville. She is survived by her son, Dr. William M. Dean, Jr. and granddaughter, Susan Dean.
Sara Elizabeth (Swallows ’36) Murphy died June 27, Morristown, Tenn. Survivors include her daughter, Ann Breeding, and son, James “Bill” Murphy and five grandchildren. Her sister, Martha Walker, survives her also.

1937
Lipscomb Crothers
(’37) died June 18, Tempe, Ariz. He is survived by his wife, Sue (Massey) Crothers.

1939
Elizabeth (Williams
’39) Self died June 11, Brentwood, Tenn. Survivors include her daughters, Alice Self (DLHS ’64) and Elizabeth (Self DLHS ’62) Chrisman, sons, Dr. Leslie Self, Sr. (DLHS ’64) and Dr. Timothy Self (DLHS ’70). Several grandchildren and great-grandchildren survive her also.

1940
Mrs. Charles Bryant died Aug. 13, Nashville. She is survived by husband, Ralph Bryant (’40), former registrar of Lipscomb University, children, Robert Bryant (DLHS ’66) and Kathryn (Bryant ’72, DLHS ’68) Jarrell and grandson, Donald “Tracy” Jarrell (’97, DLHS ’92).
Robert Louis Reeves (’40) died March 14, Huntsville, Ala. His wife, Margaret (Naugher ’40) survives him.

1943
Luther L. Griffin died April 22, Nashville. He is survived by his wife, Emily (Compton ’43) Griffin.

1949
Herbert L. Harper, Sr.
(’49) died May 14, Franklin, Tenn. Survivors include his wife, Bettye (Anderson ’48, DLHS ’44) Harper, sons, Herbert L. Harper, Jr., Danny M. Leverette, daughters, Lois (Harper DLHS ’70) Peden, Lola (Harper) Loring, Margaret Harper) Curtis, Melissa (Harper) Orr, brothers; James, Carl, and Neal Harper, sisters; Hazel Sweet, Juanita Carter, and Dora Connor. Several grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren survive him also.

1950
Ray Brown
(’50) died Aug. 17. Survivors include his wife, Myrtle (Butler) Brown, daughters, Dana (Brown) Esse and Rene’ Brown; son Daryl Brown; brother, Farris Brown, and grandson, Ben Esse.

1951
Roger Russell
(’51) died March 4, Marietta, Ga. His wife, Bonnie (Donelson DLHS ’51) Russell survives him.
Dr. Guy Woodall (’51) died May 12, Spring, Texas. Survivors include his wife, Ruth (Williamson ’53) Woodall, daughter, Ellen Sutphen and a granddaughter, Abigail Sutphen.

1953
The Alumni Office has been notified of the death of George M. Yates (’53, DLHS ’49) on May 18, Goodlettsville, Tenn. Survivors include his wife Shelvia (Williams) Yates, daughters, Leesa (Yates ’78) Black, Angela Yates (’84), and sons, Tommy and Wesley Yates. Several grandchildren survive him also.

1955
Lennie (Reed
’55) Spear died July 13, Old Hickory, Tenn. Her sister, Emma Jones, survives her.
Don Whitfield died July 26, Franklin, Tenn. Survivors include his wife, Marian (Nutt ’55) Whitfield, and sons, Thomas Whitfield (’80, DLHS ’76) and Nelson Whitfield (’86, DLHS ’82).

1958
Gene D. Overton
(’58) died March 7, Bowling Green, Ky. Survivors include his wife, Dolores (Reynolds) Overton and children, Ivan Overton, Brent Overton, and Lea Overton Gayheart.

1960
Phillip Mac Cooper
(’60) died June 16. Survivors include his wife, Jeanie (Hale ’65) Cooper, and daughters, Mary and LeAnne (Cooper  ’95) Morris. Four grandchildren survive him also.

1961
William Walden
(’61) died April 8, Mt. Juliet, Tenn. Survivors include a son, Preston Walden, daughters, Lydia Nixon and Marla Beard. His mother, Mildred Walden, survives him also.

1963
Billye (Bader
DLHS ’63) Davidson died June 28, Hendersonville, Tenn. Survivors include her sons, Jim and Bob Davidson; grandchildren, John and Ryan Davidson.
Dr. Nelson Hunter (’63) died May 2, Clarksville, Tenn. Survivors include his wife, Brenda (Heflin ’66) Hunter, daughter, Dr. Candice (Hunter ’96) McQueen, and son, Craig Hunter.

1964
Ronald Wayne Gaut
(’64) died April 15, Greenwell Springs, La.
James A. Lutes, Jr. (’64, DLHS ’60) died April 8, Thompson’s Station, Tenn. Survivors include his wife, Patsy (Johnson ’64) Lutes, daughter, Rachel Finchum, brother, John Lutes, and sisters, Pat Lutes and Jackie Huffman. A grandson survives him also.
Joe Edward Lyle (’64) died July 3, Brentwood, Tenn. Survivors include his wife, Brenda Lyle, sons, Darren and Brian Lyle, daughter, Jennifer Lyle, grandson, Christian, and sister, Barbara Lyle.

1966
Robert Berry
(’66) died May 18, Brentwood, Tenn. Survivors include his wife, Carol (Pirtle ’65, DLHS ’61) and daughter, Alison (Berry ’95, DLHS ’90) Jordan. Robert was a former director of Adult Studies at Lipscomb University.

1967
Sue Lyn (Smith
’67) Brumfield died June 13, Brentwood, Tenn. Survivors include her husband, Steve Brumfield (’68), daughters, Laura (Brumfield ’91) Camp and Lisa Brumfield (’93), Carrie Brumfield, and Catherine Brumfield, mother, Mildred Smith, brothers, Jack Smith, and George Alan Smith, sisters, Judith (Smith ’60) Cobb, and Sheila Walmer. Three grandsons survive her also.
Dr. Kenneth Timothy North (’67) died July 28, Madison, Tenn. Survivors include his wife, Shirley (Gentry ’67) North, daughters, Tammy (North ’94) Crumpler, Tabitha (North ’98) Finney, and son, Toby North, brothers, Steve North (’63), and Phillip North (’72). Grandchildren, Victoria and George Rike, survive him also.

1971
Dortha Regina Parker
(’71) died June 15, Antioch, Tenn. Survivors include her brothers; Clyde, Wallace, and Norman, sisters; Margrette Enoch, Jeanette Lindsey, and Cathy Collins.
Gary Irvin Christian (’73) died Nov. 20, 2005. Survivors include his wife, Dierdre Christian and daughter, Amy Margaret. His parents Irvin and Amelia Christian survive him also.
Bailey Steven Coles (’73, DLHS ’69) died June 27, Nashville. Survivors include his wife, Susan (Mott) Coles, daughter, Elizabeth Coles, brothers, William H. Coles, Jr. (’54) and Ronald Coles (’73).

1974
Christine (Holmes
’74) Henes is owner of Sonshine Music Center LLC. Christine is a music therapist. “Henes’ practice includes wellness consultations and consultations for people with physical and psychiatric disabilities.” “It is her premise that music orders behavior.” Christine lives in Cottage Grove, Wis.

1975
David Duty
(’75) died May 24, Nashville. Survivors include his wife, Laurie, parents, Jim and Mona Duty and sister, Sharon (Duty ’77) Nikolaus.

1976
Alan Clements was recently named head women’s volleyball coach at Felician College according to a News Release from Felician. Alan lives in Fair Lawn, NJ.

1977
James Clayton is Pulpit Minister at Central Pike Church of Christ in Hermitage, Tenn. His wife, Stephanie (Daniel ’80) Clayton is patient care coordinator at Anderson Eyecare in Nashville. They reside in Mt. Juliet, Tenn.

1979
Debbie (Gaimari)
Crowder has moved to Knoxville, Tenn. where she serves as CEO and Chairman of SunTrust Bank, East Tennessee.
Will Jay Moss, born June 8 to Anna Leta (Bradshaw) and Thomas Moss (’79), Dickson, Tenn.

1980
The Alumni Office has been notified of the death of Tracey Elizabeth Royal (’80), Winter Haven, Fla.

1982
Grady Thomas Smith
recently celebrated his 25th year as minister at the Northeast Church of Christ in Cincinnati, Ohio. He and his wife, Jeanie (Farrer ’83) reside in Middletown, Ohio. Their two children are Andrew and Katherine.

1983
Rhonda (Bussell
’83) Gentry is general manager for Jewelry Television in Knoxville, Tenn. Rhonda lives in Knoxville.
Jack Jean was recently named Lincoln County, Tenn. Teacher of the Year. Jack is chairman of the English Department at Lincoln County High School. He also preaches for the Bedford County New Hermon and Lincoln County Stoney Point churches of Christ.

1984
Daniel Clayton
was chosen president-elect of the Tennessee Association for Justice, formerly the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, during its annual convention held in Nashville. Daniel has an AV ranking by Matindale-Hubbell and is certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He and his wife, Stacy (Johnson ’84) Clayton and their 4 children live in Franklin, Tenn.
Mary Katherine Hall, born June 22 to Kay-Kay (Mosley) and Gary Hall (’84, DLHS ’81), Brentwood, Tenn. Dr. Hall is a professor of math at Lipscomb University. Their other children are Garrett, 6, and Kayleigh, 3.

1985
Steve Trent Merritt
(’85) died May 17, Nashville. Survivors include his wife, Mary (Patterson ’87) Merritt, daughter, Jennifer and son, Nicklaus; mother, Dorothola Merritt; and brother, Kevin Merritt.

1988
Price David Stewart, born May 9 was adopted by Kathy (Fisher ’88, DLHS ’84) and David Stewart (’88), Brentwood, Tenn. Kathy is controller for Richland Country Club. David is employed by Dell Computer. Their other child is Kennedy, 3.

1991
Coleman Miles Davis, born May 22 to Gretchen and Jeffrey Davis (’91), Arlington, Va.
Judah Wagner Ferrell, born in Central Siberia/Russia, was adopted on July 19, 2006 by Andrea (Wagner ’96) and Ronnie Ferrell (’91), Nashville.
Ashley Grace Josephine Vasquez, born April 10 to Wendy (Parker ’91) and Gabriel Vasquez, Nashville. Gabriel owns Thomas Vasquez Entertainment in Nashville. Wendy works part-time as the chief compliance officer for Hays Advisory in Brentwood, Tenn. Their other child is Avery Isabella, 4.

1992
Katie Anne Meredith, born Aug. 15 to Jennifer (Prill ’92) and David Meredith, The Woodlands, Texas. Their other child is Austin,4.
Brantley Tate Owen, born May 20 to Wendy (Northcutt DLHS ’92) and Lane Owen, Johnson City, Tenn.
Catherine Elizabeth Rowe, born March 1, 2006 in China, was adopted on April 2 by Suzanne Rowe (’92), Smyrna, Tenn.
Mitchell Skelton is serving as the Family Life Minister for the Waynesboro Church of Christ in Waynesboro, Tenn. He also owns Subway in Waynesboro. His wife, Sheryl, is a homemaker.
Ryan Grace Whitefield, born July 2 to Jenni (Ryan ’96) and Dr. Mark Whitefield (’92), Nashville. Their other children are Bailey, 4, and Bennett, 2.

1993
Ryan Joshua Cooper, born July 3 to Martha (Mester ’93, DLHS ’89) and Jason Cooper (’93), Shaw AFB, S.C.
Anna Patricia Dornink, born April 22 to Carol (Cheatham ’93) and Larry Dornink, Cumming, Ga. Larry works for Pennsylvania Lumbermen’s Mutual Insurance Co. Carol is a stay-at-home mom. Their other child is Pierce, 2.
Wyatt Christian Higgs, born April 5 to Rachel (Corley ’93) and Clark Higgs, Hendersonville, Tenn. Clark is a pediatric dentist in Madison, Tenn. Rachel is a stay-at-home mom. Their other children are Wilson 6 ½ and William, 2.
Jonathan Diego Marrero, born July 29, 2006 to Suzanne (Pack DLHS ’93) and Efrain Marreo, Indianapolis, Ind. Suzanne is working as a visiting assistant professor of curriculum studies at Purdue University. Efrain is a pharmacist at Methodist Hospital.
Jonathan Alexander Robins, born June 4 to Lisa (Monet ’93) and Kenneth Robbins, Murfreesboro, Tenn.
Stan Wilson is owner of Computer Forensics and is also a professional race car driver. He recently raced the Dodge Viper in the American La Mans Series. Stan currently competes in the SPEED World Challenge Touring Car series and is leading the Rookie of the Year points battle, sitting 11th in the overall championship standings. Stan and his wife, Cheryl (McLevain ’04, DLHS ’89) Wilson live in Mt. Juliet, Tenn.
Jack Landon Willis, born June 5 to Julie (Johnson ’93) and Buford (B.J.) Willis, Jr., Nashville. Their other children are Parker, Sara Kay, Benjamin, and Ethan.

1994
Georgia Gail “Gigi” Copeland, born April 25 to Heather and Bart Copeland (’94), Nashville.
Lillian Kate Elkins, born Aug. 10, 2006 to Kim (Whitworth ’97, DLHS ’93) and Todd Elkins (’94), Nashville. Their other children are Jackson, 7, and Baker, 3.
Linden Fain Magness, born July 26 to Tennyson and Clay Magness (’94), Nashville.
Rebecca (Schell) Miller and her husband, Mark, are manufacturing the SlingEZee brand baby sling. This joins their other company, Nurtured Family, established in 2003, located in Houston, Texas. The companies specialize in maternity and baby products. The Millers reside in Houston.

1995
Estoria (Powell)
Bowers works for Bobbi Brown Cosmetics in Brentwood, Tenn. She formerly owned a spa, Estoria House, in Austin, Texas. Estoria is married to Brent Bowers. Brent works for Dillard’s in Cool Springs. She has two step-children, Nathan and Shelly Bowers. They reside in Nashville.
Hannah Audrey Hodges, born March 9 to Gretchen (Mandernach ’98) and Jimmy Hodges (’95), Bismarck, Ill. Jimmy is a preacher for Northside Church of Christ in Bismarck. Heather is a stay-at-home mom. Their other child is Gabriel, 5.
Reed Alden Neese, born Feb. 6 to Erin (Reed ’95) and David Neese, Nashville.
Kendall Sharon Skelton, born Nov. 28, 2005 to Keri (Boyd ’95) and Bryan Skelton (’95), Franklin, Tenn. Their other children are Taylor, 7 ½, and Caleb, 4 ½.

1996
Madeline Elizabeth Colquett, born May 21, 2006 to Heather (Sturm ’97) and Robert “Bubba” Colquett (’96), Louisville, Ky. Bubba is a preschool teacher with Bright Horizons. Heather is a legal secretary.
Kyle Hutchison (‘96) died June 5, College Grove, TN. Survivors include his parents, Don Hutchison (’68) and Linda (Buford ’69) Hutchison, brother, Craig Hutchison and sister, Keeley White. His grandparents, Rudolph and Nellie (Hutchison) Chilton and Clina Mae Norfleet survive him also.
Phillip “Michael” Pierce, III, born Jan. 28, 2006 to Kirsten (Stewart ’96) and Phillip Pierce, Centreville, Va. Phillip is manager of Matchless Body Works. Kirsten is a stay-at-home mom.
William Thomas Pyle, born April 4 to Emily (Thomas ’96) and Jim Pyle, Hopkinsville, Ky. Jim is a captain at Christian County Jail. Emily is a customer service representative for Pennyrile Electric.
James Rose has opened his law office on Nashville’s Music Row. In addition to concentrating on entertainment law, he practices in the areas of domestic relations, juvenile, criminal and general litigation. James is a 1999 graduate of The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law.
William David and Darby Anne Salisbury, born May 31 to Heather (Woollard ’98) and David Salisbury (’96, MDiv.’01), Hohenwald, Tenn. Their other child is Abigail, 3.
Mia Gabrielle Sircy, born July 4 to Kyle (Foster ’96) and Christopher Sircy, Hendersonville, Tenn.
Quinn Matthew Spencer, born Feb. 3 to Julie (Wilkins ’98) and Matt Spencer (’96), Nashville. Matt owns Dixie Medical. Julie is a stay-at-home mom. Their other child is Reagan, 2.

1997
Coleman Wade Brown, born Feb. 5 to Laura (Muse ’97) and Brad Brown (’97), Cookeville, Tenn. Their other children are Lincoln, 4 and Catherine, 2.
Eli Everett Buck, born May 6 to Valorie (Bush ’97) and Lee Buck, Springfield, Tenn.
Duncan Michael Cloud, born Aug. 14, 2006 to Michelle (Creasy) and David Cloud (’97, DLHS ’93), Arrington, Tenn. David is a firefighter with the City of Franklin, Tenn. Michelle is a homemaker.
Jake Matthew Hanson, born April 26 to Michelle (Smith ’97) and Matt Hanson, Lexington, Ky. Matt is a mechanical engineer at L-3 Communications in Lexington. Michelle is a stay-at-home mom. Their other child is Kharis McKenna, 2 ½.
Kaitlyn Amelia Krinks, born May 6 to Kara (Adcox ’97) and Jeff Krinks, Nashville.
Elijah Taylor McCadams, born April 30 to Jennifer (Chapman ’97, DLHS ’93) and MAJ Hunter McCadams (DLHS ’91), Altus, Okla. Their other children are Samuel Hunter, 5 and Nate, 2.
Savannah Jane Porter, born May 22 to Susan (Barnes ’97) and Spencer Porter (’97), Cane Ridge, Tenn.
Fred Maxwell Simpson, born Dec. 21, 2006 to Melissa (Laine ’97) and Stuart Simpson (’98), Mt. Juliet, Tenn. Stuart is an equity trader with FTN Midwest Securities. Melissa is a stay-at-home mom. Their other child is Lindsey, 3.
Jere Murphy and Thomas Mann Smothers, born March 6 to Suzanne (Irvin) and Grant Smothers (’97, DLHS ’93), Nashville.
Nathan Paul Todd, born Feb. 23 to Paula (Mohon ’97) and Dr. Jeff Todd, Woodbury, Tenn. Jeff is a family physician and Paula is a family nurse practitioner in Woodbury. Their other children are Ben, 4, and Andrew, 2 ½.
Lera Mae Womack, born March 21 to Susan (Masterson ’99, DLHS ’95), and Stephen Womack (’97), Franklin, Tenn.

1998
Charles Patton Couch, born April 5 to Abby (Roberson ’98) and Wallace Couch, Nashville. Wallace is a project manager for Ragan-Smith & Associates. Abby is a CPA and works part-time as the budget and reporting manager for St. Thomas Health Services.
Nathan Hall and Andrea Davis were married July 5. Nathan is employed by First Tennessee Bank. Andrea is employed by The Wellness Center at Baptist Hospital. The couple lives in Nashville.
Harris Auten Hammond, born May 3 to Amber (Everson ’01) and Jeff Hammond (’98), Nashville.
Dawson Thomas Moonshower, born May 18 to Gini (Dawson ’99) and Thomas Moonshower (’98, MBA ’02), Franklin, Tenn.
Malinda Phillips recently graduated from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine with a degree in Osteopathic Medicine. Malinda received an outstanding achievement award in Osteopathic Practice and Principles. She is interning at Jackson Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, Tenn. in Family Medicine.
Chad Smith and Christianna Beebe were married Oct. 8, 2006. Chad completed his master’s degree in History from Boston College in 2005. He is pursuing a master of divinity at the Boston University School of Theology. He previously worked with the Brookline Church of Christ as their minister for four years. Christi is a graduate of Tufts University and works as a freelance consultant in communications, cause branding, and strategy. The couple lives in the greater Boston area.
Henderson Law Wiggins, born Jan. 26 to Kelley (Krech ’99) and Franklin Wiggins (’98), Bowling Green, Ky. Franklin is the worship minister at Bowling Green Christian Church. Kelley is a stay-at-home mom. Their other child is Parker, 4.

1999
Caroline Eloise Bramlett, born April 30 to Ashley (Gibbons) and Robert Bramlett (’99, DLHS ’94), Nashville. Their other child is Paul Kent, 2 ½. Robert and Ashley are practicing law with Bramlett Law Offices.
Jackson Cash Bybee, born June 11 to Sunny (Shates ’99) and Jason Bybee (’99), Huntsville, Ala. Jason is the associate minister at the Mayfair Church of Christ. Sunny is a stay-at-home mom. They twins are Abby Kate and Joshua, 3.
Greer Elizabeth Huffine, born May 9 to Shannon (Dozier ’99) and Gregory Huffine (MBA ’03). Their other child is Graham, 3.
Caroline Claire Jackson, born June 12, 2006 to Amie (Leaver ’00, DLHS ’96) and Tom Jackson III (’99). Tom is controller at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, Ga. Amie is a stay-at-home mom.
Clementine Louisa Metz, born May 1 to Mary Beth (Hastings ’99) and Adam Metz (’00), Westerville, Ohio. Adam is a youth minister for Alum Creek Church of Christ in Lewis Center, Ohio. Mary Beth works part-time for the church also. Their other child is Clark, 2 ½.
Ansley Brooke Petty, born May 1 to Tara and Brian Petty (’99), Nashville. Their other child is Ty, 1 ½.
Parker Owen Proffitt, born May 10 to Regina (Griffith DLHS ’94) and Zach Proffitt (’99), Mansfield, Ohio.
Robert Spearman III (’99) died May 20, Nashville. Survivors include his wife, Linda Spearman; son, Christopher Bailey; granddaughter, Morgan Bailey; grandson, Dillon Bailey; mother, Linda Gossett; father, Robert H. Spearman II; sister, Gwendolyn Sharber, and brother, Glenn Todd Spearman.
Jeremy Cutler Stephens, born April 27 to Emily (Pearman ’00) and Jeremy Stephens (’99, DLHS ’95), Franklin, Tenn.
Mary Jackson Tatum, born May 8 to Suzanne (Persons ’99) and Richard Tatum (’00), Brentwood, Tenn.

2000
Jaxon Twilley Allen, born July 31 to Rachel (Miller ’02) and Jason Allen (’00), Nashville, Tenn.
Meghan Elise Farrell, born Nov. 1, 2006 to Amanda (Woodard ’00) and Brian Farrell, Columbia, Tenn. Their other child is Allyson Kaye, 3.
Bennett James Hall, born May 26 to Amy (Legate ’00, DLHS ’95) and Nathan Hall (’99), Nashville.
Brody Colt McLean, born July 25 to Carrie (Moss ’00, DLHS ’97) and Mark McLean (’00), Madison, Miss.
James David Ott, born Aug. 18 to Shannon (Nikolaus ’02, DLHS ’98) and John Ott (’00), Amarillo, Texas.
Lauryn Brooke Semanchik, born Sept. 12, 2006 to Brooke (Stewart ’00) and Ryan Semanchik (DLHS ’96), Nashville. Ryan is vice-president of operations and finance for Statement Rendering Solutions. Brooke is a stay-at-home mom.

2001
John Cantrell
works for the Davidson County TN Assessor’s Office and is pulpit minister at South Harpeth Church of Christ. His wife, Jessica (Stigall ’00) Cantrell, teaches 1st grade at Amqui Elementary School in Madison, Tenn. The couple lives in Madison.
London Lizabeth Caudle, born April 9 to Caroline (Whiting ’01) and Bruce Caudle, Columbia, Tenn.
Brady Ezra Douglas, born June 15, 2006 to Alicia (Griffith ’01, DLHS ’96) and Joshua Douglas, Antioch, Tenn. Joshua is a senior web application developer for The Visibility Company in Brentwood, Tenn. Alicia is a stay-at-home mom. Their other child is Gavin Elijah, 2.
Laney Elise Ewing, born May 21 to Yetta (McCutcheon ’01) and Corey Ewing, Gallatin, Tenn.
Hudson Christopher Jones, born July 19 to Jennifer (King ’01) and Chris Jones (’01), Ooltewah, Tenn. Chris works for US Food Service. Jennifer is a stay-at-home mom. Their other child is Cooper, 2 ½.
Jeannie Katzenmiller and Stuart Moore were married April 21. The couple lives in Nashville.
William Cooper Moore, born Sept. 25, 2006 to Jennifer (Hastings ’01) and Jeff Moore, Mt. Juliet, Tenn. Jeff is a project manager for Custom Fabrication. Jen is a stay-at-home mom.
Lauren Elizabeth Nichols, born Aug. 18 to Jennifer (Taylor ’01) and Robert Nichols (’01), Smyrna, Tenn.
Lillian Elizabeth Prewitt, born May 24 to Elizabeth (Moore ’01) and Brian Prewitt, Tucker, Ga. Beth teaches Bible at Greater Atlanta Christian School. Brian is minister at Northlake Church of Christ.

2002
Jackson Drubby Bender, born July 25 to Leanne (Jablonski ’02, DLHS ’98) and Wesley Bender (’02), Cumming, Ga.
Lily Reese Dunn, born May 3 to Bonnie (Moulton) and Scott Dunn (’02), White House, Tenn.
Adam Rush received a medical degree and masters in Health Administration (MHA) from Ohio State University in June, 2007. He is presently serving an internship in Medicine at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Adam lives in Columbus.
Tim Smith and Jessica DiToro (’05) were married June 16. Jessica teaches 6th grade at Ezell Harding Christian School in Nashville. Tim is employed by Dave Ramsey as a marketing coordinator in the eBusiness Department. The couple lives in Cane Ridge, Tenn.

2003
Lucas William Gray, born Feb. 25 to Rebekah (Pyle ’04) and William Gray (’03), Nashville.

2004
James Brown
and Alysia Mabry were married Aug. 19, 2006. Aylsia is assistant manager at Talbot’s. The couple lives in Collierville, Tenn.
Forrest Broyles and Heather VanWagoner (’06) were married April 14. The couple lives in Nashville.
Matthew Hale (DLHS ’00) and Caroline Vester (’07) were married Aug. 4. The couple lives in Nashville.
Russ Long (DLHS ’99) and Curry Neelley (’05, BSN ’07, DLHS ‘01) were married June 23. Russ works for LaVergne Middle School. Curry will work for Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital. The couple lives in Nashville.
Jonathan Tuley and Jennifer Reynolds were married May 27, 2006. The couple lives in Rosswell, Ga.
Sanora Hadley Whittington, born April 17 to Stacy (Lawson ’04) and Shane Whittington (’04), Nolensville, Tenn.

2005
Adam Abood
and Carrie Ross were married June 2. Adam and Carrie are teaching at David Lipscomb Campus School. The couple lives in Nashville.
Erin (Arnold ’05, DLHS ’01) Smith died July 16, Denver, Colo. Survivors include her husband, Jason Smith (’04), parents, Lynne (Powers ’74) Arnold and Brad Arnold (’76), and sister, Amy (Arnold DLHS ’99) Rusley.

2006
Courtney Blackwell
and Vicente Loe IV were married Jan. 6. The couple lives in Franklin, Tenn.
Nathan Chadwick and KristenYarbrough were married Aug. 4. Nathan is employed by Radius Group. Kristen is pursuing master’s degree in learning and education at Lipscomb. The couple lives in Nashville.
Jonathan Crowder and Melissa Watts were married July 7. The couple lives in Memphis, Tenn.
Andrew Grady and Mallory Matthews were married April 21. The couple lives in Nashville.
Kevin “Tyler” King and Janet Johnson (’05) were married April 21. Kevin is employed by First Acceptance Corporation. Janet is employed by Nashville Christian School. The couple lives in Pegram, Tenn.
Robert Lindsay and Melissa Epps were married Aug. 2, 2006. Robert is youth minister for the Rural Hill Church of Christ in Antioch, Tenn. The couple lives in Nashville.
Scott Mason and Julie Holliday (’06, DLHS ’01) were married May 12. The couple lives in Nashville.
Stephen Allen Miller, born May 14 to Tabatha and Kristopher Miller (’06), Columbia, Tenn.
Ava Elizabeth Moreland, born July 5 to Kristin (Poole ’06, DLHS ’02) and Brent Moreland, Antioch, Tenn.
Davis Porter Rice (DLHS ’06) died from automobile accident on May 11. Survivors include his parents Tom and Debbie (Sadler DLHS ’70) Rice and brother, Thomas Hunter Rice. Several aunts and uncles survive him also.
Michael Rickelton and Emily Raines were married June 23. The couple lives in Nashville.
Branson Stevens and Kristin Carman (DLHS ’03) were married Aug. 18. Branson is an agent with Tennessee Farmers Insurance Company. The couple lives in Nashville.

2007
Sarah Crowder
and Chad Hovis were married April 28. Sarah is a physical therapist assistant for Genesis Rehab Services. The couple lives in Charleston, WVa.
Joshua Dyer and Brittany Crouch were married July 28. The couple lives in Smyrna, Tenn.
Kira Grasham and Andrew Fleshman were married May 21. Andrew is a student at Lipscomb University and plans to graduate in Dec.. The couple lives in Nashville.
Lori Hollomon and Joey Gourley were married July 27. The couple lives in Maryville, Tenn.
Matthew Lucas and Amy Gilfilen were married July 28. The couple lives in Bryan, Texas.
Brandon Maxwell and Patti Tichenor were married July 7. The couple lives in Nashville.
Adam Smith and Ashley Darracott were married July 28. The couple lives in Nashville.

Faculty/Staff

Mabel Moss died April 11, Nashville. Survivors include her husband, Carl W. Moss, former employee of Lipscomb University’s Facilities Department, sons: Dr. Mike Moss (’72) a former Lipscomb University Professor of Bible, Wendell Moss (’73), Daniel Moss (’76) and Thomas Allen Moss (’79); grandchildren, Matthew Moss (’06), Abby (Moss ’97, DLHS ’94) Rosser, Rebecca (Moss ’95, DLHS ’92) Sekers, Carrie (Moss ’00, DLHS ’97) McLean, John Moss (’98, DLHS ’94), Beth Moss (DLHS ’96), Stephen Moss, and Will Moss. Several great-grandchildren survive her also. This is a correction to the previous issue of The Lipscomb University Alumni Magazine.