NC County Nurse Deputies during WWII

During WWII each county in NC had a Deputy Nurse.  her job was to encourage inactive nurses to return to practice, to recruit nurses for the military, to encourage local young women to go to nursing school and to organize home nursing and first aid classes.

 

County                                                                     Nurse

Alamance                                                     Mrs. J.R. Nichols

Alexander                                                     Mrs. Margaret Walker

Alleghany                                                     Ola Collins

Anson                                                           Miss Imogene Pence

Ashe                                                              Miss Ruth Sheppard

Avery                                                              Mrs. Morrison Craven

Beaufort                                                        Eva Cratt

Bertie                                                             Mrs. Norwood Hogan

Bladen                                                          Lillian Breeze

Brunswick                                                   Mrs. Mary Teague    

Buncombe                                                  Mrs. Beatrice Crowell / Mrs. Elaine Mashburn

Burke                                                           Clara McCall

Cabarrus                                                    Mrs. Karl cline

Caldwell                                                     Mrs. Mary King Bailey 

Camden

Cateret                                                        Josephone Sykes / Mary Privette         

Caswell                                                      Martha Newman

Catawba                                                     Frances Allen

Chatham                                                     Evelyn Davis

Cherokee                                                    Ola H. Williams

Chowan                                                       Gladysteen Hester

Clay                                                              Mrs. Florence Thompson

Cleveland                                                   Irene Clark

Columbus                                                   Mary Floyd

Craven                                                         Lillie Fentress / Frances Sutton

Cumberland                                                Edith Bunton Chance

Currituck                                                       Beth Fulcher

Dare                                                            Bessie Draper

Davidson                                                    Helen Trexler

Davie                                                           Mrs. Margaret Green

Duplin                                                         Margaret Evans

Durham                                                       Kate Herndon

Edgecombe                                               Bertha Edwards

Forsyth                                                       Bess Dalton

Franklin                                                      Mrs. F.D. Culpepper

Gates                                                        Pauline Parker

Gaston                                                      Mrs. Ellis Rankin

Graham                                                    Mary Oliver

Granville                                                   Evelyn Chessam

Greene                                                      Dora Manning

Guilford                                                      Elizabeth Clement

Halifax                                                        Frances Grant / Katherine White

Harnett                                                       Mrs. Irene Lassiter

Haywood                                                    Mrs. Rufus McCracken

Henderson                                                Lelia Patterson

Hertford                                                       Mrs. Henry Holloman

Hoke                                                            Mrs. Ernest Campbell

Hyde                                                            Minnie Whitehurst

Iredell                                                          Elizabeth Hill

Jackson                                                       Lena Hayes

Johnston                                                    Myra Hill

Jones

Lee                                                               Elanor McLeod

Lenoir                                                           Ada Gray

Lincoln                                                       Mary McCorckle

Macon                                                         Mrs. Robert Gaines

Madison                                                     Annie McGregor / Eva Brewer

Martin                                                          Mary Louise Taylor

McDowell                                                    R. Owen

Mecklenburg                                             Montrose Austin

Montgomery                                               Myra Ledbetter

Mitchell                                                        Mrs. W.W. Bailey

Moore                                                           Mattie Sutton

Nash                                                            Bonnie Stewart / Mrs. A. Hicks

New Hanover                                              Maggie Moore / Lillian George  

Northhampton                                            Miss Corine Mae Hayes

Onslow                                                         Billie Fontress

Orange                                                          Lake Allen

Pender                                                           Mary Stokes / Emma Ware

Pamlico                                                         Mrs. J.D. Rafferty

Pasquotank                                                  Charlotte Fearing

Perquimans                                                 Mary McManus

Person                                                         Mrs. John Bullick

Pitt                                                                  Mrs. Emily Mathews

Polk                                                               Nancy McLeod

Randolph                                                      Ruth Willett

Richmond                                                    Violet Fisher / Lucille Jenkins

Robeson                                                        Agnes Kelly

Rockingham                                                  Mrs. J.C. Harviel

Rowan                                                             Louise McDaniel

Rutherford                                                      Ruby Elliott

Stanly                                                               Loretta Sweatt

Stokes                                                             Mrs. Hatch

Surry                                                                 Mrs. W. T. Simpson

Swain                                                               Helen Turner

Transylvania                                                   Jessie Mae Alexander

Tyrell                                                                 Thelma Berry

Union                                                                 Hattie Eudy

Wake                                                                 Mrs. Leon Byrum

Warren                                                             Mrs. Joseph Jones

Watauga                                                         Virginia Jones

Washington                                                    Mozel Trottman

Wayne                                                              Mrs. R.E. Stevens

Wilkes                                                              Bertha Bell

Wilson                                                              Agnes Lenich

Yadkin                                                               Laura Niblock

Yancey                                                              Elizabeth Grouse / Mrs. Profitt