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1899 Legacy Society

Alumni and friends who have included Appalachian in their estate plans are eligible to join the 1899 Legacy Society. Appalachian State University Foundation has, to date, benefitted from more than $30 million through realized bequests, distributions from personal and charitable remainder trusts and remainder values from gift annuities.

Member list

  • Connie Adams
  • Gerald* and Julia Adams
  • Michael E. Aiken
  • J. Cantey Alexander III
  • Dr. Edward M. Allen, Jr.*
  • Rao Aluri and Mary Reichel
  • W. Guy* and Pauline C.* Angell Virginia Ayscue*
  • Mr. and Mrs. J. Larry Ball
  • Keith and Stephanie Barber
  • Ms. Mary Anne Barrett
  • Dr. Lorin A. and Mrs. Lorraine Baumhover
  • Grace S.* and James W.* Beach
  • George G. Beasley
  • Rick and Diana Beasley
  • Charles and Becky Beck
  • Tamara and Steve Benkosky
  • John M. Blackburn
  • Don and Jeannie Blake
  • Dr. Janet W. Bloodgood*
  • Fred and Rose* Boger
  • Dr. John J. and Dr. Elizabeth B. Bond
  • Frank and Kay Borkowski
  • Mr. and Mrs. William E. Boyles, Jr. James Brakefield*
  • Ms. Lucy Brashear
  • Essie* and Donald* Briggs
  • Mr. and Mrs. Craig* Brigman
  • Dr. Willard Leon Brigner*
  • Thomas A. and Karen A. Bronson
  • Jean and Bryan Brooks
  • Steven and Lainey Brooks
  • Ms. Mary Frances Rogers Broome
  • Chancel* and Joan Brown
  • Mr. Herman C. and Ms. Deborah T. Bullins
  • John M. and Anne* Bunch, Sr.
  • Will and Barbara P. Burgin
  • Charles and Jane Byrd
  • Ms. Beulah C. Campbell*
  • Mrs. Iris Minish Canipe*
  • Ms. Teresa Canton
  • Edward G. Capps and Alexandra P. Brovey
  • Lavola Carender*
  • Mary Launa Carender*
  • Rick Carlisle and Sara Lawrence
  • Kurt Carlson and Margrit Bergholz
  • Dr. I.W.* and Mrs. J. Lou Carpenter*
  • Dr. Lorraine N. Carpenter*
  • Mr. Kenis M. Carter, Jr.
  • Dr. Leonard* and Mrs. Bonnie Cashion
  • Ann G. Cate*
  • Ms. Katherine S. Cheek*
  • Conley I.* and Neva M. Clarke
  • Wayne and Joy Clawson
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ed Clayton, Sr.* Carl, Ed, Jr. and Jocelyn
  • Dr.* and Mrs.* Cleet C. Cleetwood
  • John E. and Angela S. Clements
  • Dr. Susan S. Cole
  • Col.* and Mrs.* John G. Collins
  • Randy Collins and Jeannine Underdown Collins
  • Ann Conhagen*
  • Ralph C. and Ms. Sue Billings Cooke
  • Faye and John Cooper
  • Bill and Janie Craig
  • Dr. Arthur L. Crawley and Connie Conroy Crawley
  • Dr. Pamelia S. Cromer*
  • Edna W. Cummings
  • Barbara D. Dancy
  • Robert and Carolyn Darst
  • James R. Daughtry
  • Jim and Shelia Deal
  • Glen DeBroder
  • Edward and Helen Decker
  • Thomas E. Deese
  • Drs. Judith E. and Floyd R. Domer
  • Lottie S. Downie
  • John C.* and Ginger Duncan
  • Walter W. and Mary Ruth Yow* Duncan
  • Suzanne E. Dysard
  • Kathy Honeycutt Earley
  • Mr. and Mrs. Christopher H. Eckard
  • W. Parker Edwards
  • Orbe* and Jackie Elam
  • Jack L. Elledge
  • Jean T. Elledge
  • Michael H. Enloe
  • Bill* and Alice Ervin
  • Mark and Trish Estepp
  • Mary Hudson* and Herbert* Fahy
  • Wiley Jack Faircloth*
  • Mrs. Margaret Fallon
  • Robert C. and Cynthia R. Fallon
  • Dr. Frances Farthing*
  • Catherine Morrison Fellers*
  • Horace L. Felton, Sr.* and Carrie L. Green Felton*
  • Betsy Fenn
  • Carl and Marbeth Fidler
  • Mrs. Adrienne Finkel
  • John Fitch, Jr.
  • Paul and Tracey Ford
  • William A. and Hughlene B. Frank
  • Barbara and Larry Freiman
  • Ms. Marie E. Furches
  • The Honorable John A. Garwood*
  • Frank and Lin Gentry
  • Joseph L. Gibbons
  • Harlon* and Cathryn* Gilliam
  • Clarence H. Gilstrap*
  • James C. Goodnight, Jr.
  • Louise Goodnight
  • Olan* and Eleene O. Goodnight
  • Betty Howard Goodson*
  • Bryce* and Izoria Gordon
  • Geoff and Kathy Graham
  • Mr. and Mrs. Dan L. Gray
  • Dr.* and Mrs. Bob H. Greene
  • Betsy and Jim Greene
  • M. Craig and Nancy Greenwood
  • Dr. Richard M. Greer
  • Dr. Russell Gregory
  • Elizabeth Ann Parks Grinton*
  • Claire Grose*
  • Dwight* and Louise Cress* Grubbs
  • Daniel L. Gurley
  • Martha Guy
  • Mr. and Mrs. Timothy L. Hall
  • Sol Halpert*
  • Phillip and Pamala Hardin
  • Rev. Tozan Tom Hardison
  • Mr. James G. Harlow*
  • Slayton and Emily Harpe
  • Ron* and Katherine* Harper
  • Jim and Robin Harrill
  • Dr. Al and Ms. Jackie Harris
  • Dr. and Mrs. Alan Hauser
  • Mr. and Mrs. R. Vaughn Hayes
  • Mrs. Robert G. Hayes*
  • David L. Heavner
  • Bob* and June Wilson Hege
  • Del Hunt Helton
  • Mr. Harry* and Mrs. Jerri Heltzer
  • Ermine Boles Henderson, Jr. and Edward H. Springs
  • Mr. Haywood R. Hendrix, III
  • Mr. John W.* and Dr. Rachel Harris* Henry
  • Drs. Siegfried and Janet Herrmann
  • Ruth Vaughn Hester*
  • Mrs. Lisette Martin Hickey*
  • Michael E. Hildebran
  • Bryan K. Hill* and family
  • William R. and Donna R. Holland
  • Sandra K. Hooks
  • Hazel M. Hoover*
  • David M. Howerin
  • Perry G. and Nanci H. Hudspeth
  • Jack and Ame Hunter
  • Dr. Jairy C. Hunter, Jr.
  • Joseph C. and Anne C.* Hunter
  • Joe and Lynne Hutelmyer
  • Dr. John L. Idol, Jr.
  • John V.* and Etta L. Idol
  • Steve and Judy B. James
  • David Morris Jenkins
  • Margaret Smith Johnson*
  • Maxcy Leo Johnson, Jr.*
  • Phil and Carolyn Johnson
  • J. Allen Joines
  • Jim and Elaine Jones
  • Danya M. Jordan
  • Beverly and Doug Kappler
  • Barbara Anne Kazazes
  • Clyde Rose Kilby*
  • Howard* and Margaret F.* Kimel
  • Maxine Speight Kirk
  • Thomas Lee* Kistler and Mary Jane Eidson* Kistler
  • Anna Christina Kuhlman
  • Petro Kulynych*
  • Edith V. Lackey*
  • Scott and Deanna Lampe
  • Roachel and JoAnn Laney
  • Greg and Heather Langdon
  • Megan and Tom Lawson
  • Bill* and Nina Annas* Lee
  • Bill* and Phyllis Lehman
  • Robin A. Lester
  • Mr. and Mrs. Donald R. Lineberger
  • George B. Linker*
  • Robby Lowe
  • Ginny and Steve Mackie
  • Warren* and Christine Manus
  • Dr. Lou Maradie*
  • Dr. and Mrs. Berge H. Markarian
  • Gregory G. Marks
  • Gretchen Henslee Martin
  • Tim and Lynn Matthews
  • Odell H.* and Novella Dixon* Mayberry
  • Mike and Missy Mayfield
  • Dr. Durward Walker Maynard*
  • Jeanne S. and Mr. Kenneth H.* McChesney
  • William “Bill” McClain*
  • Bill McCloud*
  • Nancy B. McCrocklin*
  • William Benjamin McLawhorn
  • Mike McMackin
  • Bob and Vivien McMahon
  • Danny Ray McMasters
  • David and Diane Meiburg
  • Jerome Melton*
  • Brian and Ms. Jessica Merritt
  • Carl and Patricia Messere
  • Todd Metcalf
  • Jeffrey and Elizabeth Mick
  • Lonnie Dent* and June Miller
  • William G. Mims
  • Nancy Weathers Mitchell
  • Charles* and Margaret Lipe* Moester
  • Dr. Mark S. and Mrs. Barbara Moskowitz
  • Joseph D. Mosteller
  • Eris E. Mounce*
  • Joseph Long Murphy, III*
  • Charles V. Murray
  • John* and Arline* Nation
  • Dr. Alice P. Naylor
  • Rita Hale Neal*
  • T. Shannon and Dona W. Neal
  • Bobby and Sharon Nelson
  • Steven L. Nelson
  • John and Elizabeth Noles
  • Ms. Kay and Mr. Don* Norwood
  • W. Gary Ogburn
  • Drs. Jenny* and Steve Oliver
  • P.D. and Iris P.* Ostwalt
  • Phillip D. and Lisa Ostwalt
  • James and Patricia Paal
  • Mrs. Baben J. Patricelli
  • Dr. and Mrs. Philip M. Paul
  • Dr. Cynthia S. Payne
  • Dr. Donald N. Payne, Jr.
  • William C. Payne, Jr.*
  • Dr. William Pelto and Dr. Linda Larson
  • Capt. Curtis E. Pendergrass
  • Jim and Dee Pendleton
  • Elbert* and Diane Perrell
  • Mr. Ronald James and Ms. Mary Catherine G. Perry
  • John* and Margaret* Perryman
  • Michael M. Petersen*
  • Katie Jane Peterson*
  • Mr. Bruce and Mrs. Susan Pettyjohn
  • Joe* and Anne* Phelps
  • Don and Pat Phillips
  • J. Clark and Ms. Patricia V. Phillips
  • Harold and Susan Phipps
  • Ron and Cindy Poe
  • Harold B. Poole, Jr.
  • Eva C. Poovey*
  • Pamela Josey Pope
  • Samuel H. Powers
  • Helen Prentiss*
  • Ralph and Susan Price
  • Raymond and Judith Pulley
  • Clara* and Shirley Ray
  • Kathy and Wade Reece
  • Dr. Thomas W. Reese*
  • Ed* and Lois* Reich
  • Bernice Reichard*
  • Joe A. and Sharon G. Reid
  • Mr. and Mrs. Bill G. Rhinehart
  • Mr. David Rhinehart
  • Dr. John D.* and Ms. Elizabeth Knowles* Richardson
  • Frances Walker* and Mr. Wilbur L. Roberts*
  • Jim* and Jackie* Roberts
  • William D. Robertson*
  • Fred* and Priscilla Robinette
  • Jane Greenlee Robinson*
  • James C. Robson, III*
  • Dr. Alice Roess
  • Chilton Rogers
  • John and Linda* Rogers
  • Martin* and Doris* Rosen
  • Traci D. Royster
  • Annie Dougherty Rufty*
  • Michael F. and Vickie K.* Saunders
  • Mary L. Francis Sayre
  • Dr. Eileen Bonnie Schaefer and Jamie Schaefer
  • Victor G. and Sherry G. Schoolfield
  • Dennis R. Severt
  • Thomas H.* and Mary C.* Severt
  • Pauline and Bruce Shepherd
  • Basil* and Virginia* Sherrill
  • Rick and Bonnie Sherrill
  • Gary and Peggy Shore
  • Nancy Sides Shrout
  • Dr. T. Edgar Sikes, Sr.* and Mrs. Mary Ann Mitchell Sikes
  • Olive P. Simpson*
  • Lorraine Sinkler*
  • Mr. Claude Smith and Dr. Linda Smith
  • C. David Smith
  • Ms. Geraldine (Gerry) Smith and Mr. David Syfert
  • Randy Warren Smith*
  • J. Denny Smitherman
  • Bob and Ms. Minnie Snead
  • Leonard* and Sandi Solomon
  • C. J. Sparks
  • Margery Sparks
  • Richard Sparks
  • Robert H. Spilman*
  • Emory D.* and Jerrlyn C. Stephens
  • Mr.* and Mrs. R. Randolph Stevens
  • Dr. James L. and Ms. Margaret A. Strom
  • Steven B. Stroupe
  • Mrs. Herbert H. Swisher*
  • David and Barbara Taylor
  • Claudia Tharpe*
  • Amanda C. and N. Bradley Thompson, Jr.
  • Mrs. Pauline P. Thompson*
  • Mr. Bill Trahan
  • Ms. Lisa Meares Trahan
  • Mae S. Tucker*
  • Mrs. Kathryn C. Tully*
  • Ronny and Patsy Turner
  • Kyle and Ann Tuttle
  • Daphne and Paul Urquhart
  • Susie Jeanette Vannoy*
  • Doris Goodnight Vlaservich
  • Daisy Goodnight Waldrep
  • Mike and Ms. Bunnie Walker
  • Dr. R. Lee Warren
  • Dr. Robert D. Warren*
  • James* and Lois* Watson
  • Mary T. Watson* and Jan C. Watson
  • Brenda Weaver
  • Fred and Barbara Webb
  • Cindy and Neal* Westmoreland
  • Ernie and Carolie White
  • Agnes Baldwin Whitener*
  • C. Hunter and Joy M. Widener
  • Mr. and Mrs.* Glenn W. Wilcox, Sr.
  • Steve and Joanne Williams
  • Betty Jane Conley Lyerly Willis
  • Wade and Sue* Wilmoth
  • Brad and Carole Wilson
  • Suzanne Wise
  • T. Brandon and Kelly C. Wright
  • Georgia Ayers Yates*
  • Mary Severt Yearick*
  • E. Carl Anderson, Jr.* and Jerome A. Zonca

There are additional legacy members who have requested to remain anonymous.

*Denotes person is deceased.