Notable individuals from nursing history.
- Ruby Gilbert Barnes, PhD (1918-2013): Nursing educator and Director of the MSN Program at UNC Greensboro. (Memorial for Ruby Barnes can be found on Dignity Memorial.)
- Cherry Maynor Beasley (1953- ): Nursing leader and Lumbee Indian nurse.
- Erlene Baxley Lewis (1923-2018): Nursing administrator from Lumberton, NC. (Memorial for Erlene Lewis available from The News Reporter.)
- Errol Oxendine ( ): The first Lumbee Indian to be selected as NC Nursing Student of the Year in 2000.