In Memoriam: Inez Everling Good, 1923-2018

Inez Everling Good, an associate professor emerita of modern languages at Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia, died on January 7 after a brief bout of pneumonia. She was 94 years old.

A native of Wegberg, Germany, she grew up in Nuremberg during the Third Reich. During World War II, she worked as a nurse for the Red Cross and was captured by American forces and became a prisoner of war. She came to the United States in 1951 as part of a foreign exchange program to study English and the American educational system.

Good arrived a Roanoke College in 1952 and taught classes in German and French. At Roanoke she met her future husband on a blind date. Sam Good was a professor of theater at the college. The couple taught at the liberal arts college for decades.


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