Past National Historian Dr. Thomas Pawley III [Beta Gamma, ‘34] has transitioned into Omega Chapter, Alpha Phi Alpha’s chapter of sweet rest.Brother Pawley, 98, a noted playwright, author, actor, poet, university professor and community leader, born on August 5, 1917. In addition to his undergraduate fraternity service, Pawley served as vice president of the Jefferson City chapter from 1975-79, and as the national fraternity's historian from 1993-96. As a Lincoln University professor, Pawley also served the university in various positions including English department head, Humanities and Fine Arts division chairman and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
Omega ServiceThe Campus of Lincoln UniversityRichardson Fine Arts CenterRobert and Charlene Mitchell Auditorium710 E. Dunklin Street, Jefferson City, MO 65101Saturday, August 6, 2016 | 10:00 am
Funeral ServiceGrace Episcopal Church217 Adams St, Jefferson City, MO 65101Saturday, August 6, 2016 | 2:00 pm*In Leu of flowers, please support the American Cancer Society and the American Heart Association.
Please pray for the family of Brother Dr. Thomas Pawley. It is because of brothers like him advocating for our communities that we are in fact the College of Friendship, the University of Brotherly Love and the School for the Better Making of Men.