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Vanderbilt University Memorial Site: Notable Deaths & Obituaries

Vanderbilt University consistently ranks among the top academic institutions in the country. Situated in the heart of Nashville, it draws students from 50 states and 90 foreign countries, and its alumni include U.S. senators, Academy Award winners, Nobel Prize winners and U.S. Poet Laureates, notably Robert Penn Warren. This memorial site was created to pay tribute to all who’ve contributed to Vanderbilt’s rich legacy.
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Vanderbilt University Memorial: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Dr. Florence Howse Ridley

Dr. Florence Howse Ridley, nicknamed “Fonnie” or “Flossie”, passed away in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, on January 16, 2021. And yes, the world grew a little dimmer, but only temporarily as per her hopes.   Florence was born under a wandering star, November 13, 1922, in Murfreesboro, and began her “great adventure” as she would say.  She graduated from Randolph-Macon Women’s College (B.A. Latin, Class of ’44 where her classmates dubbed...
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Robert O'Connor Obituary (tribnet)

Robert Michael O'Connor, Jr. October 4, 1961...

Florence Ridley Obituary (DNJ)

Dr. Florence Howse Ridley Murfreesboro, TN...

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Sarah Elizabeth Soss Warnick passed away...

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Thomas BRANIGAN Obituary (BuffaloNews)

BRANIGAN - Thomas S., MD January 14, 2021,...

Truesdell Madden Obituary (Atlanta)

MADDEN, Truesdell "Trudy" Grimes ...

Kathryn Payne Obituary (DenverPost)

Payne, Kathryn Lynette 10/02/1957 -...

Mary Williams Obituary (oanow)

Mary Elizabeth "Liz" Stearns Williams April...

John Gorham Obituary (Tennessean)

John Lloyd Gorham, Sr. Mr. John Lloyd...

Alan Walter Obituary (dispatch)

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Norman Lackey Obituary (Tennessean)

Norman Lackey Spring Hill - Norman Dale...

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Sidney Levine , a beloved communal leader and...

Samuel Marney Obituary (Tennessean)

Samuel Rowe Marney, Jr. Samuel Rowe Marney,...

John Payne Obituary (Tennessean)

John Payne Nashville, TN - John Greenwood...

Allan Edsell II Obituary (Batesville)

Allan L. Edsell II was transformed (Phil....

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Frances Marian Winder Hunter 1928-2021 On...

Alden Kirshner Obituary (Tennessean)

Alden Kirshner Nashville - Alden Kirshner,...

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Margalee Riggan Obituary (recorder)

At home, after a brief tussle with pancreatic...

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CAMERON (LEE), Linda Linda Lee Cameron,...

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