Mrs. Jean Stanback Brumley and Dr. George W. Brumley, Jr.
Jean Stanback Brumley
Jean Stanback Brumley was full of poise and elegance as well as intelligence and passion.
She graduated from Duke University and taught elementary school in Durham. After the family moved to Atlanta in 1981, Mrs. Brumley quickly became known as a committed philanthropist and active community volunteer. She was honored to serve on many boards such as the Trinity Early Learning Center and the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta as well as co-chair a successful capital campaign for Trinity Presbyterian Church. Her passion for the arts was evident through involvement with the Southeastern Flower Show and nearly 20 years of leadership and service on the board of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.
Dr. George Brumley
Dr. George Brumley received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Duke University.
He received postgraduate training in pediatrics at Harvard University and neonatology at Johns Hopkins University before serving in the United States Navy. As a leading pediatrician and medical researcher, Dr. Brumley enjoyed a distinguished career in academic medicine first at Duke University Medical Center and later as Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at Emory University, where he also served as Interim Dean of the School of Medicine.
Mrs. Julia Preston Brumley and Mr. George W. Brumley III
Julia and George Brumley III made their home in rural Orange County, N.C. The couple had two children, the late Jordan McNeill and George W. Brumley IV.
Julia and George were active in their support of environmental causes including the North Carolina Nature Conservancy and Triangle Land Conservancy. They championed organizations focused on education and children including the Durham Academy, the Hill Center, and Planned Parenthood.