Class of 1963

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 June 30, 2022; items received since Jan. 1 are shown in red font.


Ellen Durham Davis, BSN'63, is a consulting associate at Duke University School of Nursing in Durham, North Carolina (2015).

Marty Keith Heflin, BSN'63 , of Franklin, Tennessee, passed away March 29, 2022.

Nancy Barden Junkin, N'63 , of Franklin, Tennessee, passed away July 25, 2020.

Katie Wolff Nelson, BSN'46, MSN'63 , of Maryville, Tennessee, passed away March 24, 2018.

Ann Rickman Purser, BSN'63 , of Allons, Tennessee, passed away September 6, 2019.

Carol Thomas, BSN'63 , of Sacramento, California, passed away September 3, 2016.