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We mourn the following members of the Cavalier family who recently passed away. Last updated: March 2021.

1950    Mary Alice Bruce
1957    Elizabeth “Betty” Herndon Hussey
1964    Tony Faiia
1964    John Cook
1977    Tony Campbell
1979    Rebecca Sue Young
1980    David Handy
1998    Brooks Coates
Mary Zoghby (formerly Sister Mary Sarto), Former Faculty

Patricia Garvin Malkoff (’55), Pauline Garvin O’Mahony (’56), Louise Garvin Peyton (’59), and Minter Garvin (’63) on the death of their sister, Mary Alice Bruce (’50), on December 4, 2020. Her children are Mike Bruce (’78) and Dobbie Bruce Luppino (’79).

Barbara Union Smith (’56) on the death of her husband, Marvin “Buck” Smith, on October 4, 2020. His children are Jana Smith Daughtry (’76) and Tonya Smith (’84).

Tommy Cook (’63), Theresa Cook (’65), Katherine Cook Davis (68), and Mary Glore (’69) on the death of their brother, John Patrick Cook (65), on January 15, 2021

Tom Connelly (’72) and Matthew Connelly (’84) on the death of their father, Robert Edward Connelly, on March 5, 2021.

Lt. Commander Kathy Gillespie (’72), Karen Sherrill (’78), Chris Kelley (’79), and Kelli Naughton (’96) on the death of their mother, Dot Kelley, on November 9, 2020.

Caryl Deion Durham-Randolph (’73) on the death of her father, Harry Durham, Sr., on October 16, 2020.

Cal Hays (’73) on the death of his father, Jimmy Hays, on October 31, 2020.

Barbie Veal Ferrelle (’74) on the death of her father, Inman “Coot” Veal, on March 14, 2021. His brother, Donnie Veal, is a former coach.

Susan Farmer (’76), Laura Farmer Pugh (’78), and Anne Farmer Brunner (’82) on the death of their father, Donald Brinson, on October 10, 2020.

Patti Genone Williams (’77) on the death of her mother, Catherine Genone, on December 15, 2020.

Timothy Joyner (’78) and Tony Joyner (’82) on the death of their father, John Russell Joyner, on October 2, 2020.

J. Michel Massey (’78) on the death of his father, Bobby Massey, on August 13, 2020.

Kenneth White (’79), Wendy Hutchins (’80), Janet Mills (’81), Sandy White Durrence (’82), Kathy Ely (’84), and Sharon Casteel (’88), on the deaths of their father, Ken White, on December 16, 2020, and mother, Nancy White, on January 4, 2021.

Joseph “Joey” Mayes (’80) on the death of his father, Dr. Alva Louie Mayes, Jr., on February 3, 2021.

Charyl McMahon Schroeder (’80) on the death of her husband, Ray, on September 26, 2020.

Leona Campbell (’81) on the death of her husband, Tony Campbell (’77), on October 15th, 2020.

Clay Murphey (’81) on the death of his stepfather, James Patrick Ryan, on September 26, 2020. Grandchildren include Hollis Anne Murphey (2014) and J.C. Murphey (2019).

Eric Fowler (’82) on the death of his mother, Kathryn Woodell Fowler, on September 24, 2020.

Theresa Bonner McCarter (’82) on the death of her husband, Craig, on January 4, 2021.

Wesley Oliver (’85) on the death of his mother.

Mark Andrews (’88) on the death of his father, Richard Thomas Andrews, on October 5, 2020. His granddaughter is Taylor Andrews (2017).

Bobby Currey (’88), Gregory Currey (‘93), and Jonathan Currey (‘96) on the death of their mother, Gayle Cloud Currey, on January 21, 2021.

 Sandra Parks Rozier (’89), James Boyd Parks, Jr. (’91), and Rachel Parks Whiddon (’95) on the death of their father, James Boyd Parks, Sr., on January 13, 2021.

Howard Wilcox III (’89) and Jason Wilcox (’92) on the death of their father, Howard Wilcox, Jr., on December 31, 2020.

Wade Handy (’90) on the death of his brother, David Handy (’80), on January 22, 2021.

Robbie Camp (’92) on the death of his father, Daniel Camp, on January 13, 2021.

Neeka Linn Watkins (’92) on the death of her mother, Pearlie Mae Watkins, on August 7, 2020.

Jason Balkcom (’95) and Kevin Balkom (’98) on the death of their father, Albert Balkcom, on January 3.

Donald Reeves Coates (’96) and Kathryn Coates Goldman (’02) on the death of brother, Randall Brooks Coates (’98), on March 15, 2021. His father, Don Coates, is a former staff member.

Walter Lee Matthews (2002) on the death of his mother, Jacquelyn Elaine Matthews, on December 27, 2020.

Justin Pritchard (2007) and Sean Pritchard (2009) on the death of their father, Dr. Patrick Pritchard, on March 6, 2021.