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Raiza (de los Rios) Fernandez, ’92, and her husband,
Leonardo, live in Longwood, Florida, with their daugh-
ters, Kassandra and Brianna. Raiza works for the Florida Edythe Stephenson Cothren (1907-2002)
Conference in the Women's Ministries Department.
Walter F. Wright, ’54, says Philippe Langjahr, ’81, Heather Charlton, ’00,
he is enjoying retirement and his wife, Brigitte, live in La Ligniere, Switzerland, David Graham, ’93, and his wife, Balinda, celebrated resides in Birmingham, Alabama. She works as a week- Edythe Stephenson Cothren passed away on August 11, 2002. She was a true “Southern lady”
in Sun City, California, with their four children. He works in the technical their 12th wedding anniversary. They have three chil- end charge nurse. In her free time she is involved with whose influence has been felt by many generations of Southern students and faculty. She was born
and would love to hear department of the Adventist, Lake Geneva Sanitarium. dren: Sarah, age 8; Alyssa, age 4; and Davy, age 2. the Adventurer program in a Seventh-day Adventist in Brooker, Florida on February 4, 1907. Her father was a Seventh-day Adventist pastor and her
from classmates. His phone church nearby. She is looking for new job opportunities
Roy Cole, ’82 and his wife, Roberta (Snyder), ’79, Donald Moore, ’93, and his wife, Renee (Taylor), mother, worked as a mid-wife. Throughout her 95 years, Edythe served as a teacher, administrator,
number is 909-672-7248. in Indian health services and overseas health education.
live in Raleigh, North Carolina, where she is a nurse in attended, have a five-year-old daughter and one-year-old businesswoman, soprano vocalist, wife and mother of five children.
He was in Collegedale from
6th grade through college.
labor and delivery. They have a son, Benjamin, age 20. son. Donald is an anesthesiologist resident in Birmingham. Karina (Schmunk) Horcha, ’00, and her husband, During her years at Southern Missionary College she taught voice and was a college registrar. She
Bart, live in Grand Blanc, Michigan. Karina works in also inspired the alumni of Southern Junior College to save and restore Lynn Wood Hall. She partici-
Daisy (Hughes) Seard, ’84, and her husband, James, Rob Taylor, ’93, and his wife, Jennifer (Hamilton), business development at General Motors SPO World
have two children, Jonathan, 12, and Jessica, 10. Daisy attended, have a three-year-old daughter and an eight-
pated in Southern alumni functions and hosted the Ladies Luncheon and Alumni Box Supper during
works as employment coordinator of the Orange Grove month-old son. Rob is an anesthesiologist at Tennessee Alumni Weekend.
Center in Ooltewah, Tennessee. Christian Medical Center. Jason Hallock, ’00, recovered fully and quickly from Music was Edythe’s life-long passion. At age 72, she was awarded a Doctorate in Music Education
his November accident. He is back to normal activities. from Columbia Pacific University during the 1983 graduation at Southern. She established a scholar-
Catherine (Linrud) Biggs, ’84, is the prosthetics David Klinedinst, ’94, and his wife, Marquita, ’94, Thank you to everyone who remembered him in prayer. ship fund, the Cothren Vocal Scholarship.
representative at Walla Walla VA Medical Center in recently celebrated their seventh wedding anniversary.
Walla Walla, Washington. She has two children. They live in West Newton, Pennsylvania, where David John Sterner, ’01, works for the Northwestern Mu- She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Frederc Barnette Cothren. She is also survived by a
Betty (Martin) Litchfield, pastors three churches and Marquita serves as overseas tual Financial Network in Chattanooga. He recently brother, a sister, three children, five grand children and seven great-grand children.
’60, recently lost her husband, Wendell, ’60. She has Kim (Shearer) Staudenraus, ’85, and her husband, qualified for his company's Pacesetter First 40 Award.
evangelism coordinator for the conference.
been retired from the education field for 12 years. Kurt, live in Lake Mary, Florida. Kim works at the na- The honor goes to those who have written more than 40
tional office for the American Automobile Association. Andy Nash, ’94, recently founded a national maga- contracts for life and disability insurance in their first six
Kurt pastors Seminole Meadows Seventh-day Adventist
Church. Their stepson is a U.S. Marine.
zine, The Front Porch, a family-oriented bundle of heart-
warming stories, hilarious anecdotes, reader-interactive
months after receiving a full-time contract. Buck Eller, ’01, will serve as a nurse for a year while In Remembrance
working on flying. Then he plans to work with David
contests and thoughtful essays. For more information, go Amanda Van Lanen, ’01, is attending graduate Eldine (Allen) Frederick,
Dawn, ’85, and Brian Mutz, live in Bridgman, Gates in South America as a missionary.
to www.thefrontporchmag.com. school at Washington State University. ’38, passed away March 5,
Michigan, where they raise their two sons, Brenden, age
Kaylee (Reese), ’02, and Brandon Baughman, ’02, 2002 in Berrien Springs,
6, and Ryan, age Young Cha, ’96, pastors in Korea where he has been Claribel Fernadez, ’01,
were married on June 23, 2002. Brandon is working Michigan. She taught sec-
4. Brian is working active in ministry for eight years. and Manny Ojeda, ’01,
on his doctorate degree in clinical psychology at the retarial science at Spicer
Clarence Small, ’70, has as a senior reactor were married on March
Nelson Dean, ’97, and his wife, Aurora (Baltzar), University of Tulsa. Kaylee is a second grade teacher in College (India), Columbia
been a pastor in the Illinois Conference for 12 years operator at the 10, 2002 in Miami, Flori-
attended, live in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania, Tulsa, Oklahoma. Union College, and Loma
where he serves three churches. Clarence and his wife, local Cook Nuclear da. They are living in
Plant, and Dawn is with their three-year-old daughter, Taylor Renee Dean. Terre Haute, Indiana, Linda University. Frederick
Ginger (Virginia Fardulis), ’70, have two sons and a Barnabe (Bey) Gonzalez, ’02, and his wife, Teresa,
a limited licensed After spending some time at home with Taylor, Aurora where Manny pastors a is survived by her husband,
daughter: Chris, pastoring in Michigan; Loren, attend- pastor three churches in the Minnesota Conference.
psychologist cur- is now back in nursing school in Pittsburg. three-church destrict. Charles O. Frederick; daughter, Cheryl Frederick; son,
ing, and Karin, doing her medical residency in Detroit. Their children are, Nathaniel, 8, and Benjamin, 11.
rently staying home Allen Lee Frederick; grandaughter, Wendy Withrow;
Stacy (Spaulding) Syfert, ’96, and her husband, Bri-
Hoyt Hendershot, ’70, and his wife, Hazel, attended, with the children. and sister, Imogene (George) Akers.
an, live in Montgomery Village, Maryland, where Stacy
recently retired in Apoka, Florida. They are happy to be teaches journalism at Columbia Union College. She is Eunice (Bell) Reiber, ’38, passed away June 3, 2002.
living near their children, Lewis and Valerie. They are studying for a Ph.D. at the University of Maryland. She was 85. She is survived by daughters, Ramona
delighted to have several former classmates and work (Reiber) Midamba, ’68, and Candyce Reiber, ’68, and
associates living nearby in the retirement community. Tonya (Simoes) Tinkham, ’97, and ’98, and her
two grandchildren. She was married to Milton Reiber,
husband, Matthew, attended, returned to Collegedale
Don Taylor, ’71, and his wife, Charlotte (McKee), ’38, for 58 years when he passed away in 1997. After 35
when Tonya was invited to teach eighth grade for A.W.
’67, live in Portland, Tennessee. Don is a certified reg- years of ministry they retired in Pikeville, Tennessee.
Spalding Elementary School. She will primarily teach Columns will dedicate
istered nurse anesthesist at Sumner Regional Medical social sciences and organize outdoor education activities. several pages to photos Juanita Mathieu-Norrell, ’46, passed away on June 4,
Center in Gallatin, Tennesee. Charlotte is a full-time Brian Hale, attended, taken by alumni and 2001, after a four-year battle with a rare lung condition.
homemaker. They have a son, Rob, and a daughter, married Kathleen (Patterson), attended, on July 16, Travis Crowson, ’97, and his wife, Debbi (Frey), ’96, Columns readers.
Juanita attended Southern Junior College, where she
Renee. The Taylors say that God has richly blessed their 2000. They live in Littleton, Colorado. celebrated the birth of their first child, Joshua Luc Crow-
received a $25 scholarship after graduating from 12th
family. son, on April 22, 2002. Send your photos to: grade in 1939 as an honor student. Juanita was married
Amanda (Hale) Boos, attended, married Lieuten-
Columns to Milton Norrell.
Joseph, ’75, and Clarice (Nathaniel) Rudd, ’75, live ant Michael Boos on September 15, 2001, at the Air James, ’96, and Shana (Sleeth) Milks, ’97, live in
Southern Adventist University
in Collegedale. Joseph is president of the Davis Indian Force Academy Chapel in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Dayton, Ohio. James teaches biology at Edison Com-
PO Box 370 William Steen Nelson, ’66 passed away September
Foundation and member of the Erlanger Medical Center They live in Edgewater Park, New Jersey, where Mike is munity College.
Collegedale, TN 37315 13, 2002. He worked for the U.S. Government most of
teaching faculty. He also is on the faculty of the Univer- stationed as a pilot of the KC10. He returned to Af- his adult life, first as an assistant to Congressman Frank
Lewis, ’97 and Rachel (Williams) O'Neal, ’98,
sity of Tennessee College of Medicine. He was recently ghanistan for a few weeks over Thanksgiving. Annunzio of Illinois and then for the Library of Con-
announced the birth of their beautiful daughter, Laurel
published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. gress. He is survived by his mother, Vivian Nelson of
John Lyu, attended, lives in Korea where he is study- Rose, on December 3, 2001.
Rick Norskov, ’76, and his wife, Jeanne (Denski), Collegedale, and two sisters, Andrea Hawkins of Nash-
ing oriental medicine and acupuncture.
Toumaryon Kollie, ’99, works as the general manager ville, and Naomi Sussman of Silver Spring, Maryland.
’76, live in Fayettville, Tennessee. He is an ER physician
Amy Priest, attended, is enrolled in graduate school of U-Haul International. She shares this word of en- nature • people • pets • action • scenic
and she is a critical-care nurse. Their daughter, Rachel Send your On The Move entries to the alumni office at
taking creative writing in Houston, Texas. couragement, “If you cannot hold children in your arms,
Bostic, attending, is editor of The Southern Accent. PO Box 370, Collegedale, TN, 37315. We gladly accept
please hold them in your heart.”
photos that contain the specific alum listed in the entry.
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