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In Loving Memory

Submitted by: Hugh Wayne Hemingway (1939)

Hugh Wayne Hemingway, died May 21, 2017. Born July 9, 1919 in Detroit, MI, he lived 97 years and is survived by 3 children, 5 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. He is predeceased by his bride of 69 years, Annile Chambers Hemingway and grandson, Derek Wayne Hemingway. A 1939 graduate of Freed Hardeman College, he continued his education at Harding College, graduating in 1941 with BS in Chemistry, then in 1960 received his MA in Education Administration from Peabody College. For 75 years he taught Bible, Science and Math. He was a founder, teacher and administrator of Athens Bible School in Athens, AL, Crowley's Ridge Academy in Paragould, AR, Madison Academy in Huntsville, AL and Northland Christian School in Houston, TX. For 20 years he taught public school jr. high school Science in NJ. He was an Elder in Chatham Church of Christ in NJ for many years. He taught Math at Lone Star College system in TX until 2015. His legacy will live in future generations who follow those who knew him.