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Aldridge Memorial

Johnson School House, Fayette County, Alabama

Sunday, June 8, 2014

The annual Aldridge Memorial Sacred Harp singing was held at Johnson School House on the second Sunday in June. The class was called to order by Elene Stovall leading 36b. The opening prayer was offered by Darrell Swarens.

The following officers were previously elected or appointed to serve: Co-chairwomen—Elene Stovall and Joan Aldridge; Secretary—Bridgett Hill Kennedy.

Leaders: Elene Stovall 171; Joan Aldridge 441 (in memory of Robert and Demus Aldridge); Darrell Swarens 40 (in memory of Hugh Bill McGuire, Sr.); Richard Mauldin 168; Don Keeton 480; Jerry Kitchens 498; Adrian Eldridge 64; Shirley Figura 74b; Betty Baccus 396; Linda Sides 225t; Yancey Jett 440; Virginia Eldridge 481; Paul Figura 426t; Lou Kujawinski 372; Wade Cotter 217; Lori Graber 472; Chuck Howell 373; Kate Fortin 35; Ken Tate 147t; Rebecca Eldridge 349; Steve Adams 331; Karen Swenson 298.


Joan Aldridge led 166 to bring the class back together. Leaders: Earl Ballinger 97; Clarissa Fetrow 72b; Eleanor Haase 272; James Eldridge 75; Karen Willard 154; Paul Landskroener 113; Annalise Perone and Idy Kiser 108b; Gravis Ballinger 273; Destiny Woods 179; Peter Stenshoel 294; Martha Beverly 504; Kermit Adams 99; James Livingston, Elene Stovall, and Johnny Mack Key 217.


The class was brought back to order by Amber Davis leading 224. Leaders: Katherine Eldridge 30t; David Heidorn and Lucy Heidorn 274t; Penny Kujawinski 500; Scott Kennedy 344; Marian Mitchell 335; Frank Griggs 300; Anne Missavage 383; Len VanderJagt 569b; Cecelia Kramer 328; Esteban Veliz 84; Barbara VanderJagt 178; Frances Miller 369; Caroline Bonnet 496.


The afternoon session began with Darrell Swarens leading 208. Leaders: Gillian Inksetter 502; Larry Ballinger and Lisa Geist 528; Patti Doss 532; Dan Brittain 399b; Lucy Heidorn 155; Mike Hinton 434; Drew McGuire 198; David Ressler 218; Eddie Mash 485; Shelby Castillo and Lisa Geist 215; Danny Creel 269; Bridgett Kennedy 475 (in memory of Flarce Creel); Wanda Capps 187; Steven Conte 296; Barb Lund 384; Terri Barber 192; Karen Willard, Kate Fortin, Clarissa Fetrow, and Destiny Woods 142; Martha Beverly 197; Paul Figura and Shirley Figura 30b; Wade Kotter 117 (in memory of Carlene Griffin); James Eldridge, Rebecca Eldridge, and Katherine Eldridge 487; Frank Griggs and Frances Miller 31t; Lou Kujawinski and Penny Kujawinski 368; Cecelia Kramer, Idy Kiser, Marian Mitchell, Martha Beverly, and Anne Missavage 39t; Terri Barber, Mary Ann Ciavonne, Caroline Bonnet, Annalise Perone, Peter Stenshoel, David Olson, Esteban Veliz, and Mairye Bates 410t; Karen Swenson, Paul Landskroener, and Eleanor Haase 38t; Dan Brittain 458; Mike Hinton and Richard Mauldin 456; Eddie Mash 276; James Eldridge, Adrian Eldridge, Virginia Eldridge, Rebecca Eldridge, Katherine Eldridge, Darrell Swarens, and Barb Lund 436; Mark Graber and Lori Graber 145b; David Ressler, Lou Kujawinski, Penny Kujawinski, Paul Figura, Shirley Figura, and Patti Doss 277; Drew McGuire and Chuck Howell 182; Robert Koepcke and Steve Conte 56b.

Elene Stovall, Joan Aldridge, and Bridgett Hill Kennedy led 46 as the closing song. Danny Creel dismissed the class with prayer.

Co-chairwomen—Elene Stovall and Joan Aldridge; Secretary—Bridgett Hill Kennedy