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Aldridge Memorial

Johnson Schoolhouse, Fayette County, Alabama

Sunday, June 10, 2018

The annual Aldridge Memorial Sacred Harp Singing was held at Johnson Schoolhouse on the second Sunday in June. Elene Stovall welcomed everyone, and then led 36b. Earl Ballinger offered the opening prayer. Elene Stovall led 172.

Joan Aldridge dedicated the day to the memory of Darrell Swarens, and led 217. Leaders: Allison Davis 373; Bridgett Hill Kennedy 276; Kerry Cullinan 180, 565; Lori Graber 107, 142; Nicholas Thompson 137, 200; Jamie Yeats 86, 47t; Chris Ballinger 215, 300; Linda Booth 198, 489; Adrian Eldridge 444, 94; Ted Brown 406, 339.

RECESS

Elene Stovall led 208 (in memory of Darrell Swarens) to bring the class back together. Leaders: Dennis George 213b, 455; Katherine Eldridge 504, 71 (in memory of Josie Hyde and Darrell Swarens); Earl Ballinger 439, 432; Margaret Gillanders 456, 480; Isaac Green 419 (for Ozella Blackmon), 170 (for Linda Sides); Sharon DuPriest and Bridgett Hill Kennedy 300, 434 (in memory of Daphene Causey); Tom Booth 39b, 78; Larry Ballinger 157, 216.

RECESS

Bridgett Hill Kennedy brought the class back together leading 82t. Leaders: Gillian Inksetter 573, 111t; Barbara Lund 384, 99; Virginia Eldridge 380, 224; Idy Kiser 448b, 472; Dan Brittain 57, 528 (in memory of Steve Helwig); Helen Brown 542, 411.

LUNCH

The afternoon session began with Elene Stovall leading 440. Leaders: Betty Baccus 396, 166; Tim Gregg 96, 83t; Paula Picton 101t, 294; Chuck Howell 569b, 32t; Molly Bagley 148; David Jackson 503, 40; Lisa Geist 182, 492; Blake Sisemore 269, 550; Amber Davis 389, 192 (for Ozella Blackmon); Shelby Castillo 436, 196; Yosef Trachtenberg 105, 178; Jonathon Smith 332, 296; Stephen Huffman 446, 354t; Mary Huffman 556, 496; Idy Kiser and Gillian Inksetter 171; Helen Brown and Ted Brown 546; Margaret Gillanders 318; Katherine Eldridge, Virginia Eldridge, Adrian Eldridge, and Barbara Lund 371; Jamie Yeats 39t; Lori Graber 76b; Kerry Cullinan 123t; Molly Bagley 56b; Yosef Trachtenberg 410t; Tim Gregg 64; Bridgett Hill Kennedy 500. Closing remarks were made by Joan Aldridge and Elene Stovall. Announcements were made.

Elene Stovall led 316 (in memory of Darrell Swarens, Steve Helwig, D.M. Aldridge, and Robert Aldridge). Stephen Huffman offered closing prayer.

Co-Chairmen—Elene Stovall and Joan Aldridge; Secretary—Allison Davis