N.C. Department of Correction--Correction News--September 1997

Progress Report on Prison Managers

Goldsboro - Stanley Stewart, assistant superintendent at Neuse, is expected back home in September following a June accident that left him paralyzed over most of his body. Staff at Neuse raised more than a thousand dollars to assist Stewart. Colleagues have enlarged door frames at Stewart’s home to accomodate a wheelchair. They’re also putting installing a handicap shower. Stewart’s wife, Anita, is a nursing supervisor at Johnston Correctional Center. Staff at Johnston have also pitched in to help. They’ve built a handicap ramp at the Stewart home. Prison officials say they’ve received calls from across the state asking where contributions may be sent. Please make checks payable to Stanley Stewart Special Benefit Fund, First Citizens Bank, Attn: Sue Vernon, P.O. Box 116, Newton Grove, NC 28336-0116. The Stewart family expresses thanks for all the cards, visits, and expressions of kindness. They’re looking forward to having Stanly home.

Avery - Superintendent Dan Johynson is still recovering following bakc surgery in May. Johnson suffered paralysis after surgery, but prison officials say he's getting better. At press time, Johnson was still paralyzed below the left knee. He is expected to make a full recovery. Johnson is at home now, but makes daily trips to the Thoms Rehabilitation Center for physical therapy treatment.

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