Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Dr. Dean Calloway

Dr. Dean Calloway, 87, died Monday, February 27, 2012, at Winston County Nursing Home in Louisville. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, March 1st, at Memorial Park Cemetery in Louisville. Visitation will be Thursday from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. at Porter Funeral Home.
Dr. Calloway was born September 25, 1924, in Louisville, MS. He received his B.S. degree at Millsaps College, and his Ph.D. at the University of Alabama. Most of his 30 years of teaching were at Birmingham Southern College in Birmingham, AL. His last five years of teaching were at Baker University at Baldwin, KS. Before he retired in 1987, he was an emeritus member of the American Chemical Society, and was a member of Sigma Xi, the scientific research society. He and his wife, Virginia, retired to Aldersgate Retirement Community in 2001, after being retired in Columbus, MS, for 14 years.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia; and his parents, J. E. Calloway, Sr. and Clyne Richardson Calloway.
He is survived by his brother, Dr. J. E. (Edwina) Calloway of Louisville; niece, Ann Calloway Perrier of Vicksburg, MS; nephews, J. E. “Pepper” Calloway of Durham, NC, and Dr. Edwin Sand “Sandy” Calloway of Cleveland, GA; one grandniece and five grandnephews.
Memorials may be made to Mennonite Disaster Service, 1018 Main Street, Akron, PA, 17501-9983.