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inmemoriamTwo members of the Volunteer family recently passed away. Please remember these Volunteers and their families and friends during this time of grief and sadness.

Kristy Shields, of Knoxville, was a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences. She was 31 years old and is survived by her husband of ten years.

A memorial service was held on Monday, September 26.


If you would like to make a memorial contribution, you may send donations to the Fannin County Empty Stocking Fund, PO Box 2563, Blue Ridge, Georgia, 30513.


You are also invited to send your condolences to Kristy’s family here.


Sean Settle of Erin, Tennessee, was a senior in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences. Sean served as a scuba instructor for the university and was set to graduate with honors in December.


Funeral services were held Tuesday, October 11, in Clarksville, Tennessee.


Condolences can be sent to Sean’s family here.


If you are in need of support during this time, we want to remind you that the Student Counseling Center is available to assist you.