Memorial Service Held in Honor of Deceased Faculty, Staff and Students

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

The University of West Georgia held its annual Memorial Service on Monday to pay tribute to UWG students, faculty, staff and retirees who passed away in the 2012-2013 academic year. The service was held in the Victory Garden of the UWG Alumni House, where commemorative bricks where installed in the walkway in memory of the deceased individuals.

“We honor the memories of our departed faculty, staff, students and retirees,” said UWG President Beheruz N. Sethna. “As we celebrate the time we were granted with them, they have left their mark on this community and will forever be remembered as members of the University of West Georgia family.”

Family members of the deceased where also presented with commemorative brick certificates and given an opportunity to speak about their loved ones.

Below is a list of the individuals who were remembered at the service.

Miss Brittany Meredith
Mr. Joseph Owens
Mr. Robert Steven Reid
Miss Jennifer Rena Ross
Mr. Corder Ward

Faculty, Staff and Retirees
Ms. Mary Baxter/College of Ed
Dr. Joy Black/Department of Mathematics
Mr. Jeffrey Durr/Facilities
Dr. Albert “Steve” Hanser/History Department
Dr. Lewis Larson/Department of Anthropology
Mr. Randy Joe Robinson/Facilities
Dr. Peggy Steelmon/College of Education
Ms. Hazel Thomaston/Facilities
Mrs. Wylly Vaughn/Library
Dr. Donald Wagner/Honors College
Mr. James Woody/Transportation