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Lacy Memorial

Fuller Cemetery, Ider, Alabama

Sunday, August 31, 2014

The annual Lacy Memorial Sacred Harp Singing held on the first fifth Sunday following the 4th of July was called to order by Reba Windom and Betty Shepherd leading 59. Jeff Adcock offered the opening prayer.

The following officers were previously elected or appointed to serve: Co-Chairmen—Reba Windom and Betty Shepherd; Secretary—Judy Caudle; Arranging Officer—Michael Thompson.

Leaders: Reba Windom and Betty Shepherd 101t; Judy Caudle 569b (in memory of Betty Wright); Matt Hinton 99; Chris Ballinger 270; Angela Myers 564; John Plunkett 118 (in memory of Betty Wright and Josephine Denney); Yancey Jett 440; Rene Greene 456; Chris Coughlin 189; Jeff Adcock, Reba Windom, and Betty Shepherd 108t (in memory of Grandpa and Grandma Lacy); Adrian Eldridge 322; Cecil Roberts 97; Jessica Kelso 510; Jamey Wootten 426t; Amber Davis 142; Debra Morton 299; Larry Ballinger 217; Eloise Wootten 480; Susan Harcrow and Loyd Ivey 426b; Elene Stovall 300; Jackson Harcrow 385b.


Reba Windom and Betty Shepherd led 36b to bring the class back together. Leaders: David Brodeur 172; Louis Hughes 410t (in memory of Hobert Ivey); Eli Hinton 65; Amy Smith and Loretta Smith 309 (in memory of their parents); Donna Wootten 314; Josh Collier and Garrett Morton 168; Peter Trumbore 277; Sandra Wilkinson 110; Pam Nunn 200; Henry Johnson 70b; Will Fitzgerald 45b; Robert Chambless 66; Sharon DuPriest 269; David Ivey 298; Hayden Arp 405; Daphene Causey 291.


The class was brought back to order by Shane Wootten leading 76b. Leaders: Lacy family descendants 45t; Michael Thompson and Denise Shoecraft 411; Steve Miller and students 63; Drew McGuire 376; Katherine Eldridge 425; Sarah Trumbore 49b. Cecil Roberts offered the blessing before the noon meal.


The afternoon session began with Betty Shepherd, Josh Collier, and Garrett Morton leading 268. Leaders: Samuel Sommers 386; Lacy Collier and Angie Collier 46 (in memory of Nora Lacy); Tom George 360; Rebecca Eldridge 441; Joyce Walton 392; Nate Green and Norma Green 89; Rodney Ivey, Rian Maxwell, Isaac Maxwell, Gavin Maxwell, Avalee Maxwell, and Anzlee Maxwell 317 (in memory of Betty Wright), 39b (in memory of Marie Ivey); Lynne deBenedette 73t; Cindy Tanner 436; Ryan Bowman 157; J.R. Harden 452; Charlene Wallace 347; John Kelso 123b; Reba Windom, Betty Shepherd, and Dot Crowe 378t; Erin Johnson-Hill 475; Judy Chambless 527; Scott Ivey 225b; Ann Jett 327; Lisa Geist 228; Shelby Castillo 196; James Eldridge 182; Loyd Ivey 496; John delRe 70t; David Carlton 442; B.M. Smith 313t; Dennis George 434; Tony Ivey and Debra Morton 75 (in memory of Lindberg Lacy); Susan Cherones 107; Phil Summerlin 350; Ricky Harcrow 283; Jackie Tanner 477; Stephen Smith 324; Reba Windom and Betty Shepherd 542 (by request), 216 (by request).

Following announcements, Reba Windom and Betty Shepherd led 146 as the closing song. Elder Ricky Harcrow dismissed the class with prayer.

Co-Chairmen—Reba Windom and Betty Shepherd; Secretary—Judy Caudle