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Lacy Memorial Singing

Fuller Cemetery, Ider, Alabama

Sunday, July 31, 2005

The annual Lacy Memorial Singing held on the first fifth Sunday following July 4th was called to order with Reba Windom leading 32t. The morning prayer was led by Joel Jenkins. Reba Windom led 57.

The following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chair—Reba Windom; Vice Chair—Betty Shepherd; Secretaries—Norma Latham Green and Laura Clawson; Arranging Committee—Elene Stovall.

Leaders: Betty Shepherd 101t; Norma Green 43; Elene Stovall 99; S.T. Reed 101b; Kathy James 30b; Earlis McGraw 284 (for all the Lacy family); Blake Sisemore 97; Loyd Ivey 89; Charlene Wallace 122; Wayne Wootten 74b; Milton Oliver 403; Louis Hughes 546; Gaston White 186; John Plunkett 467; Jeannette DePoy 392; Henry Johnson 570; Scott DePoy 201.


Shane Wootten brought the class back together leading 36b. Leaders: Scott Ivey 283; Sandra Wilkinson 270; Caleb Allred 312b; Alexandra Makris 178; Rachel Allred 273; Jackson Harcrow 278b; Lauren Hall 277; Will Allred 454; Rachel Ivey and Lauren Hall 59; Seth Allred 542; Aaron Wootten 448t (for the Gerald Wootten family); Laura Clawson 442; Drew Smith and Jackson Harcrow 385b; Dana Borrelli 335; Joel Jenkins 142; Allison Schofield 440; Sheldon Finlay 385t; Lela Crowder 334.


The singing resumed with Tony Ivey leading 88t. Leaders: Susan Allred 324; Delone Cobbs 64; Jessica Ivey and Cheyenne Ivey 354b; Linda Sides 328; Jim Cauthen 274t; Sonya Sipes 192; Joyce Cauthen 384; Judy Caudle 236; David Ivey 120 (in memory of Billy Beaty); Dennis George 507; Jackie Tanner 172. Phil Summerlin asked the blessing for the noon meal.


Reba Windom and Betty Shepherd brought the afternoon session together leading 299. Leaders: Bud Oliver 145t; Jerry Enright 77t; Daphene Causey 394; Ted Mercer 216; Kelsey Wessels 29t; Bradford West 383; Lynne deBenedette 426b; LaRue Allen 200; Jesse Pearlman Karlsburg 203; Amy Finlay 146; Richard DeLong 411; Karen Freund 434; Jenna Strizak 319; Sharon DuPriest 217; Phil Summerlin 475; Coy Ivey 222; Jennifer Allred 336; Susan Harcrow 430; Rodney Ivey 170; Cindy Tanner 436; Bobby Watkins 504; Ed Thacker and Will Allred 556; Hobert Ivey and Jessica Finley 47t; Marian Biddle and Ivey Biddle 144; Mike Thompson 56b; Betty Wright 569b; Nate Green and Norma Green 171; Loretta Smith and Amy Smith 551; Sandy Ivey 39t; Daniel Sears and Blake Sisemore 282; Charles Stiefel 445; Bradford West, Kelsey Wessels, Jenna Strizak, Allison Schofield, and Amy Finlay 202; Lynne deBenedette 300.

Following announcements, Reba Windom and Betty Shepherd led 159 as a closing song. The class was dismissed with prayer by Henry Johnson.

Chair—Reba Windom; Vice Chair—Betty Shepherd; Secretaries—Norma Latham Green and Laura Clawson.