In Memoriam

James Cameron Bozeman ’57
May 25, 2016
Robert Dean Bray ’56
August 26, 2016
Mary Frances Clemmer ’59
June 3, 2016
John Thomas Coleman ’51
September 10, 2016
Marie Derry DeLamar ’42
September 10, 2016
Carlo Albert Dilalla ’73
April 29, 2016
Eva Anne Dowdy ’67
September 4, 2016
Melissa Duncan ’73
May 9, 2016
Daniel Edward Ferguson ’76
June 6, 2016
Elizabeth Folger ’41
August 17, 2016
Laura Josephine Gansler ’43
July 7, 2016
Lovic Pierce Greer ’37
June 30, 2016
Raymond Gerald Grogan ’38
July 30, 2016
Welker Emory Hamby ’00
September 14, 2016
Robert Leonard Harper ’70
June 4, 2016
Chunese Christale Ivory
June 3, 2016
Mary Elaine Johnson
June 2, 2016
Harold Venable Kelley ’70
September 12, 2016
Lansing Burrows LeRoy ’51
December 17, 2015

William James Livsey ’52
June 18, 2016
Robert Hugh Lummus ’39
August 1, 2016
James Roy MacElhannon ’44
July 8, 2016
Gary Carl Martin ’92
June 4, 2016
Monroe James Matherly ’70
May 10, 2016
James H. Matthews ’51
June 13, 2016
Madge Ophelia Mayo ’56
June 11, 2016
Douglas Winters McEniry ’81
January 11, 2016
Charles Thomas Moss
June 6, 2016
James Marvin O’Dillon ’49
June 21, 2016
Marcheta Ballew O’Kelley
May 19, 2016
Charles Robert Palmer ’56
May 25, 2016
Edward T. Parks ’52
August 27, 2016
Ben Lane Patterson ’48
August 8, 2016
Teresa Lynn Presley ’84
April 22, 2016
Patsy Ann Rudnicki ’69
March 21, 2016
Patsy Ann Russell ’77
July 8, 2016
Braford Clayton Sanderson ’49
August 21, 2016
Linda Perry Sexton
June 23, 2016
Charles G. Shepherd ’42
March 18, 2016
Derek Etchu Tambe ’92
June 7, 2016
Stanley M. Taylor ’79
September 11, 2016
Marilynn B. Thrasher ’53
September 5, 2016
Randall Hugh Turpin ’73
August 20, 2016
John Elzy Vann ’62
July 24, 2016
Dollye Wren Ward ’61
April 14, 2016
Nancy Caroline Ware ’51
August 5, 2016
Raymond Oliver Waters ’41
June 2, 2016
William Virgil Wigley ’57
May 14, 2016
Christopher Dean Williams ’70
August 29, 2016
Philip Douglas Woody ’59
June 19, 2016

William B. Edmonds
May 15, 2016
Doris Ann Freeman
September 23, 2016
Hugh M. Mills ’43
August 4, 2016
Bonnie Morris
October 7, 2016

Hugh Mills
Dr. Hugh M. Mills, Jr., passed away on Aug. 4 at the age of 93. Mills was the founding president of Gainesville Junior College and served the institution from 1965 until his retirement in 1983. After retiring from Gainesville Junior College, Mills served briefly as interim president of Brenau University in 1985.

A native of Albany, Georgia, Mills graduated from then – North Georgia College in 1943. Afterward, he joined the Army Air Corps and later attended the University of Georgia, where he earned several degrees, including a doctorate in education.

He received North Georgia’s Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2003, and he was inducted into the university’s Athletics Hall of Fame in early 2016 for his successful basketball career in college and as a coach at the high school level in both basketball and track.

The physical education complex on UNG’s Gainesville Campus is named in his honor, and the Hugh Mills Scholarship Fund supports students in need. Gifts to the fund in Mills’ memory may be directed to the UNG Foundation, Inc.

General Livsey

Retired Gen. William “Lipp” Livsey, for whom the Drill Field at UNG’s Dahlonega Campus is named, passed away on June 18 at the age of 85.

Livsey retired as a four-star general, having attained the highest rank available in a peacetime Army. He is the only UNG graduate to achieve this rank to-date. He graduated from then-North Georgia College in 1952 and was a decorated veteran of both the Korean and Vietnam wars.

During his 35-year military career, he held several commands, including serving as commanding general of the 8th Infantry Division (Mechanized) in Europe, deputy commanding general in the U.S. Army Forces Command, and commanding general of the 3rd U.S. Army, Fort McPherson. In May, 1984, and until his retirement on June 30, 1987, Livsey served as commander-in-chief, United Nations Command; commander-in-chief, Combined Forces Command; commander, United States Forces, Korea; and commanding general, 8th United States Army.

Livsey received the Silver Star for gallantry in action, the Defense Distinguished Service Medal, the Army Distinguished Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Legion of Merit with three Oak Leaf Clusters, the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Bronze Star with V Device, the Army Commendation Medal with V Device with two Oak Leaf Clusters, the Combat Infantryman Badge and the Parachutist Badge, among others.