THE WOODS MAGAZINE SUMMER | 2013
Ruth Ann Renick
Bradenton, Fla., passed away
Oct. 26, 2012. She loved to travel and visited more
than 100 countries. Ruth Ann was active in her
Catholic church and played viola.
Linda Carol Rudd
Allen, Texas, died Feb. 27,
Linda worked for the Oklahoma and Texas
departments of human services. She was an active
volunteer in her community.
Nancy Ellen Thompson Jacobson
Glen Ellyn, Ill.,
has died. She was a member of the IRC, the
YWCA, United Campus Christian Fellowship
Organization, and a sophomore class representative
while on campus.
Marcia Thralls Turner
Oklahoma City, Okla.,
passed away Feb. 2, 2013. After retiring as the
children’s director of St. Luke’s United Methodist
Church, she returned to her passion for art. Marcia’s
paintings were displayed throughout Tulsa and
Oklahoma City. She is survived by her husband,
Guy, her three children, and one grandchild.
Roberta G. Neal
Halfway, Mo., died Jan. 7, 2013.
She loved art and music and played the organ for
many different churches. Roberta worked for
William Woods after completing her degree.
Danielle A. LaChance Crain
Springfield, Ill., has
died. She was a member of Alpha Chi Omega at
Mexico, Mo., died Oct. 27,
She was the wife of Clyde Harris Patterson Jr.,
a former business faculty member. Marion was an
ordained deacon and elder in the First
MBA, Fulton, Mo., passed
away July 10, 2012. She was an active member
of the First Assembly of God Church in Fulton
and employed by Family Counseling Center as a
drug and alcohol abuse counselor. Sharon enjoyed
sewing, crafting, writing poetry, and spending time
with family and friends.
Carol A. Shoemaker
Jefferson City, Mo.,
passed away April 4, 2013. She worked for
the State of Missouri for more than 20 years
and was extremely involved with her
Cleveland L. Adams
Columbia, Mo., passed
away April 1, 2013. He was a licensed chef and
was continuing his education with WWU in the
criminal justice department.
Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., passed
away Nov. 24, 2012. A past president of the
American Quarter Horse Association, he played
a key role in establishing the WWU EQS Board
of Visitors and served as chair. Don wrote a
monthly column, “On The Rail,“ for the
Portageville, Mo., died
Feb. 26, 2013. She was a former adjunct
professor for WWU in the Graduate School.
Sandra was a sixth-grade elementary teacher,
as well as the first elementary principal, for
the Portageville School District.
Julia (Betsy) Wenzell Anil
New York City, NY,
and her husband, Luis, have accepted a ministry
position in the Dominican Republic with
Campus Crusades for Christ. Luis works
with youth baseball.
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Captions from page 9
The Royal Mews (stables and carriage
house) at Buckingham Palace.
Left to right: Baily Peterson, Ilana
Archuleta, and Kat Berhorst do
Holyrood Palace, the Queen’s official
residence in Scotland.
Left to right: Venita Mitchell, Paige
Baysinger, Bailey Mitchell, Aimee Sapp and
Melissa Alpers-Springer visit the Elephant
House, the café in Edinburgh, Scotland,
where J.K. Rowling wrote “Harry Potter.”
St. Andrew’s University, where Kate
Middleton and Prince William met. It is the
oldest university in Scotland.