Katherinie (Black) Jex
Katherine (Black) Jex was UT class of 1946, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in medical technology. She was a member of Tau Delta Sigma, the professional sorority for her degree program.
She worked for a number of years at Riverside Hospital after graduation. After marriage and raising children, she returned to medical technology in the early 1960’s. Katherine was in charge of the laboratory at the Westgate Physicians and Surgeons Building on Central Avenue (now a Red Cross facility) until her retirement in the 1960’s.
She remained active as a member of the local chapter of the American Association of University Women until passing away in 2005. During her years of service in the AAUW, she assisted with and chaired the annual book sale and scholarship fund awards, as well as other interest groups/
Her loving family, to whom she was devoted with endless love, dedicates this brick to her memory.