Class of 1959

Every VUSN graduate has exciting things happening in her or his life, both professionally and personally. Class Notes – printed twice a year in the Vanderbilt Nurse Magazine and available online on this page – is an opportunity for you to not only learn what other alumni are doing but also share news about your life. We would love to hear what you've been up to! Please contact us with any updates, or call 615-322-4836. And, when posting on social media please tag us! #VUSN

Look below for news from your classmates as of December 31, 2022. Items received since July 1, 2022 are shown in red font.

Connie McKay Adams, BSN’59 , of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, passed away May 29, 2021.

Kathleen Gainor Andreoli, MSN’59 , of Chicago, passed away August 3, 2022. She received the VUSN Distinguished Alumna Award in 1984.

Bonnie Weaver Battey, MSN’59, was listed in Marquis Who's Who in August 2018. 

Jo Ann Faulkner Davis, N’59 , of Hixson, Tennessee, passed away December 17, 2020.

Gwen Lapham Efird, BSN’59 , of Little Rock, Arkansas, passed away June 24, 2022.

Shirley Carmichael Feese, BSN’59, of Maysville, Kentucky, passed away in November 2015. 

Barbara Kiel Kaley, N’59 , of Palm Desert, California, passed away August 3, 2016.

Carolyn McKelvey Moore, BSN’57, MSN’59, is a nursing education and philanthropy consultant for two-year colleges. She retired in 2010 as senior vice president for institutional advancement for Sparks Health System in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Ann Wheeler Wagner, BSN’59 , of Hillsboro, Illinois, passed away August 3, 2020.