In Memoriam: Neva S. Sessums

Mrs. Neva S. Sessums (BAE ’57, Elementary Ed.), age 76, passed away on April 19th, 2013. She was born in Jacksonville, FL where she attended Jacksonville University for her freshman year before attending the University of Florida. She graduated in 1957 with her B.A. degree in Elementary Education.

After graduation, Neva married Terrell Sessums, moved to Tampa, and began teaching at Hillsborough County public schools for five years. After the birth of their children she became a homemaker and active in public education.

Her volunteer work in education included serving as President of the Friends of Public Education, President of the PTA at both Blake Seventh Grade Center and at Colman Junior High School, as a member of the statewide Model Schools Task Force and as Chairman of the Hillsborough County Schools Citizens Advisory Committee.  Neva Sessums obituary – click here.