Deceased Members of the Society for the Year 2017:
Peter T. Flawn, of Austin, on May 7, 2017, Member since 1966. The University of Texas at Austin provided news about his passing. The Austin Statesman's article and the Houston Chronicle's article give additional information.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 13, 2017, in the LBJ Auditorium on 2313 Red River Street in Austin. The auditorium is accessible through the LBJ Library.
John Clifton Caldwell, of Albany, on April 11, 2017, Member since 1969, President of the Society in 1988. Obiturary.
J. Sam Moore Jr., of El Paso, on March 14, 2017, Member since 1993, President of the Society in 2003. Obiturary.
The April 2017 Humanities Texas e-newsletter carried an article about him that included remembrances from some of his many friends.
Charles A. LeMaistre, M.D., of San Antonio, on January 28, 2017, President of the Society in 1981, Member since 1962, M.D. Anderson prepared a release about him. The Houston Chronicle also carried a news release. Services were held on Feb. 17th at St. John the Divine Episcopal Church in Houston. A later service was held at Tarry House in Austin.
Harry J. Middleton, of Austin, on January 20, 2017, Member since 1979. The New York Times carried an article about him. The Washington Post also featured an article about his life. The Austin American Statesman also ran an article on him. A memorial to honor Mr. Middleton was held Feb. 1, 2017, at the LBJ Presidential Library.
Deceased Members of the Society for the Year 2016:
Jane Karotkin, of Austin, on November 13, 2016, Member since 2011, Obituary.
Julia J. Matthews, of Abilene, on November 17, 2016, Member since 1982, Obituary.
Paul Gervais Bell Jr., of Houston, on October 31, 2016, Member since 1982, Obituary.
Billy Bob Crim, of Kilgore, on September 25, 2016, Member since 1979, Obituary.
H. Bryce Jordan, Ph.D., of Austin, on April 12, 2016, Member since 1971, Obituary.
John H. Lindsey, of Houston, on May 20, 2016, Member since 1995, Obituary.
News from Members:
Victor Emanuel will offer a Tour of Sicily and Malta aboard the Sea Cloud on May 2-11, 2017.
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