Notices sorted by graduation date.
Louise “Camper” Ewell Pugh (Educ ’41) of Columbia, South Carolina, died August 8, 2016. Ms. Pugh taught English and history in a small Wythe County school before moving to Washington, D.C., during World War II. During the war, she worked to break Japanese military codes. She and her husband later moved to South Carolina, where she was a docent at Hampton-Preston House in Columbia, and was a founding member of the local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Among her survivors are three children, including Ernest O. Pugh (Med ’85); five grandchildren, including Carolyn A. Pugh (Col ’17 L/M); a brother; and two sisters.
Shirley Porterfield Berry (Nurs ’44 L/M) of Richmond, Virginia, died June 14, 2016. She met her husband, Edward Raymond Berry (Col ’42 L/M), while he was living on the Lawn at the University, and they soon married. Nursing was Ms. Berry’s passion, and she served as director of nursing for the Libbie Convalescent Home and also held positions at the Johnston-Willis School of Nursing and the Virginia Treatment Center for Children until her retirement in 1999. Survivors include her son, Eric Raymond Berry (Col ’71 L/M); two daughters; and a granddaughter.