T. Russell Nunan ’30

T. Russell Nunan ’30, retired Presbyterian minister of Atlanta, Ga., and Greenville, Miss., died December 8, 2006. At Davidson, he was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity. He was a graduate of Union Theological Seminary, a Fellow of Yale School of Alcohol Studies, and was awarded an honorary doctor of divinity degree from Belhaven College. He was ordained into the ministry in 1936 and served pastorates in Georgia, Louisiana, and Alabama. He was minister emeritus of Greenville (Miss.) Presbyterian Church. He retired in 1972 to serve small churches. He served as a U.S. Navy chaplain in World War II and the Korean War, and in the U.S. Navy Reserves until retirement. On his ninetieth birthday, the Mississippi legislature honored him for his contributions to Mississippi. He served as a member of the board of directors of French Camp Academy, Mississippi Fire Fighters Memorial Burn Center, Lighthouse Lodge, Mississippi Library Association, and the Bessie J. Taylor Home. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Genevieve Hill Nunan, c/o Norma Hill, 1468 Fairview Ave., Greenville, Miss. 38701.