Jamie Douglas Stimson ’44

Jamie Douglas Stimson ’44, 87, of Statesville, N.C., died May 4 at Gordon Hospice House. Stimson was born Sept. 21, 1922, in Atlanta, Ga. He was the son of the late Robert M. 1908 and Helen Easley Stimson. He grew up in Chattanooga, Tenn., where his father was pastor of Second Presbyterian Church. He is a graduate of Davidson and Union Theological Seminary in Richmond, Va. He was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Nellie Gray Sides Stimson. A minister in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) until his retirement in 1983, Stimson served congregations in Hickory, N.C.; Fort Mill and Iva, S.C.; Washington, D.C.; Charlotte Court House, Drakes Branch, and Richmond, Va.; and Knoxville and Roan Mountain, Tenn. He is survived by two daughters, Eva Stimson (Jerry L. Van Marter), 2220 Woodbourne Ave., Louisville, KY 40205-2106, and Anne Wolf (Eric); two sons, David Stimson and Timothy Stimson (Marianne); five grandchildren, Sarah and Natalie Wolf, Rachel and Luke Van Marter, and Daniel Stimson; one sister, Harriet Davis; and two brothers, Thomas F. Stimson ’43 and Bailey E. Stimson.