60’s
Hugh (’61) and Patsy (’62) Bateman
live in Anniston, Ala. Their son and
daughter-in-law are graduates of
an osteopathic medical school and
practice in Anniston. 
Mary Morton (’65) serves as
the president of the Alabama
Counseling Association, Southwest
Alabama, which serves seven
counties.
Larry D. Burns (’67 & ‘70) recently
published an e-book entitled Blue
32 and has two additional books in
the process of being edited.
70’s
Dr. Ricky Gray (’72) recently
celebrated 25 years as pastor
of Flowood Baptist Church in
Flowood, Miss. He is married to
Jewell Fay Pittman Gray (’72 & ’74).
Blanchard Carlin (’75) recently
published a book entitled We Are
Not Robots: Patient Perspective,
which deals with issues of proper
care, concern, and respect for
medial patients by caregivers.
Blanchard received a graduate
degree in management from
Pepperdine University in 1981.
David A. Bush (’78) is now the
executive vice president and
manager of The First Private Bank,
A Division of The First, A National
Banking Association, in Hattiesburg.
80’s
Lonnie Stewart (’80) serves as a
police communications officer
for the State of Alabama Forestry
Commission, where he works in a
state dispatch center issuing state
burn permits and dispatching state
foresters and firefighters to forest
fires. Stewart and his wife, Shelia,
are members of East Memorial
Baptist Church in Prattville, Ala.
William L. Davis (‘81) received the
Doctor of Educational Ministry from
NewOrleans Baptist Theological
Seminary in December 2011. His
project was entitled Equipping
Selected Adult Sunday School
Workers at Mount Zion Baptist
Church, Huntsville, Alabama,
to Use Emotional Intelligence
Competencies in Ministry. Davis
is currently enrolled in the Doctor
of Education program at Southern
Baptist Theological Seminary,
Louisville, Ky.
Eric J. Williams (’86) was installed
as first vice president of the
National Black Nurses Association
on July 29, 2012.
Angela (’89) and Gregg McBride’s
son, Jordan, won first place at the
National Invitational Bible Drill
competition, in Brunswick, Ga.,
June 22, 2012. Jordan competed
against representatives from eleven
states.
90’s
Nathan (’94) and Christy Barton
(’94) Barber live in Houston, Texas,
with children Noah and Emma.
With nearly 20 years of experience
in education, Nathan now serves as
the head of upper school at Second
Baptist School in Houston. He
has written 12 books, including a
recently completed second novel,
Resurrecting Lazarus, Texas. Christy
is a practicing attorney.
Allanda Small Campbell (’98) was
inWest Bay Opera’s production of
GiuseppeVerdi’s Aida earlier this
year in Palo Alto, Calif. Allanda was
the cover for the title role as well
as the voice of the High Priestess.
The show was reviewed by Opera
News, a magazine published by the
Metropolitan Opera.
Dr. Neal Gregg (’98) published
an article in the May issue of
Orthopedics Journal entitled
“Minocycline-induced Black
Bone Disease Encountered During
Total Knee Arthroplasty,” which
describes a case of pigmented bone
secondary to minocycline use in
a 55-year old woman undergoing
total knee arthroplasty. Gregg is an
American Board of Orthopaedic
Surgery certified orthopaedic
surgeon at Southern Bone and Joint
Specialists, P.A., in Hattiesburg.
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