Lonely Eagles

Honoring Legacy

Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. honors the legacies of Documented Original Tuskegee Airmen (DOTAs) upon their death by enshrining them into the “Lonely Eagles.” The names listed here are Lonely Eagles who were members of The Atlanta Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen.

2020
Irma P. Dryden, DOTA
R. Var Archer, DOTA

2019
Edward Johnson, DOTA
Earl Martin, DOTA
Elfreda Kirksey
Donald Summerlin
Frederick Henry, Sr., DOTA
Ed Lewis*

2018
James Gardner
Jesse Creech

2017
Hiram Little, DOTA
Raymond A. Wainwright, Jr.

2016
Norris Connally, DOTA#

2015
Milton P. Crenchaw, Sr. DOTA
Raymond Williams, DOTA
James “Alley Pat” Patrick, DOTA

2012
Leroy E. Eley, DOTA#
Charles Nesby#

2010
Huey E. Charlton, Ph.D., DOTA

2009
Eli Lindsey, Sr.
Clarence Shaffer*

2008
Charles W. Dryden, DOTA*#
Vernon K. Sport, DOTA

2007
Willis J. Hubert, DOTA#
Andrew Keyes

2006
Robert “Bob” Brown, DOTA
John B. Dudley, DOTA
Theopolis W. Johnson, DOTA
Jewel Thompson Johnson
Ella Yates

2005
Michael Hart

2004
Joseph Bussey, DOTA
Alvon Johnson, DOTA

2003
Horace A. Bohannon, DOTA

1999
Val Jeanne Grigsby, DOTA
Owen Hague, DOTA

1998
James R. “Big Jim” Reed, DOTA

1994
Harold A. Hillary, DOTA

1993
Toy Conley, DOTA#

1991
Freddie E. Hutchins, DOTA*#

1990
Stephen Alexander Jackson, DOTA

1984
Charles E. Smith, DOTA*#

Others
Frank Anderson
Kenneth Bedford#
Joseph H. Blaylock, DOTA
Arthur L. Byrd, Sr., DOTA#
E. S. Burrow, Jr.
Herman Cullen#
W. R. Jackson, DOTA#
John B. Marby
William E. McDonald, DOTA
Earl M. Middleton, DOTA
George Prather, DOTA
William A. Scott, II, DOTA#
Luke Smalls, DOTA
Bernice Williams, PhD
George B. Woods, DOTA
Donald N. Thompson, DOTA*#

DOTA – Documented Original Tuskegee Airmen
# denotes founders
*denotes past chapter president