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Lillian Calvert and Irene Woodley Memorial

Pleasant Grove Primitive Baptist Church, Boldo, Alabama

Saturday Night, January 10, 2004

The fiftieth session of the Lillian Calvert and Irene Woodley Memorial was held at Pleasant Grove Primitive Baptist Church in Boldo, Alabama on Saturday night before the second Sunday in January. Harrison Creel called the class to order leading 335. Elder Randy Moon offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: Danny Creel 137; Richard Mauldin 66; Amber Davis 454; Wilton Donaldson 30t; Julianna Jett and Madison Jett 88t; Kermit Adams 99; Brenda Merritt 192; Charles Kitchens 90; Elder Randy Moon 235; Eldagene Roberson 399 (t? b?); Earl Ballinger 441; Clarissa Springfield 445; Travis Keeton 566; Ann Jett 77t; Margaret Gowen 141; Velton Chafin 487; Elsie Moon 285t (in memory of Christal Calvert Crocker, who died on December 23, 2003); Justin Keeton 146; Glenn Keeton and Elizabeth Keeton 354t, 59; Ivalene Donaldson 270; Cassie Franklin 282; Cindy Tanner 269; Harrison Creel 298.


The class resumed singing with Harrison Creel leading 89. Leaders: Emily Creel 222; Erin Cole 45t; Jackie Tanner 36b; Ozella Blackmon 299; Linton Ballinger 300; Margaret Keeton 276; David Roberson 340; Willodean Barton 101t; the Woodley children (Jetty Lawson and Dorothy Evans—Doris Talley and Felton Woodley were present) 358, 73t; Kenneth Tate and Edith Tate 532, 178; John Merritt 163b (in memory of Elvin Guthrie); Marie Guthrie 446; Amanda Denson 28b; Gary Smith 31t; Wanda Capps 159; Vernice Phillips 112; Flarce Creel 475 (requested by Pauline Childers, who was listening by long distance phone); Flarce Creel, Harrison Creel, Shelley Calvert, Emily Creel, and Cassie Franklin 512; Sara Smith 75; Larry Ballinger 49t.

It was announced that the singing will be held again in 2005. Harrison Creel led 111b as the closing song. Charles Kitchens offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Harrison Creel; Arranging Committee—Cindy Tanner; Secretary—Wanda Capps.