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Aldridge Memorial

Pleasant Hill Church (Johnson Schoolhouse), Fayette County, Alabama

Sunday, June 9, 2019

The annual Aldridge Memorial Sacred Harp singing was held on the second Sunday in June. Elene Stovall brought the class to order by welcoming everyone, and leading 36b. Danny Creel offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: Elene Stovall 217; Bridgett Hill Kennedy 37b; Nicholas Thompson 120 (in memory of Gravis Ballinger); Samuel Sommers 476; Henry Guthery 512 (in memory of Harrison Creel); David Jackson 144; Darlene Reynolds 145t; Andy Ditzler 129; Brenda Dunlap 332; Gillian Inksetter 517; Betty Baccus 172; Syd Caldwell 171 (in memory of his dad); Tim Gregg 127; Margaret Gillanders 39t; Kate Fine 187; Eddie Mash 148; Danny Creel 383; Ted Brown 391; Cathy Manning 419; Carolyn Thompson 222 (in memory of Julietta Haynes); Lori Graber 327; Eric Sandberg 474; James Eldridge 418 (for his dad); Chuck Howell 112; Frank Griggs 83t; Tom Booth 523.

RECESS

Henry Guthery led 76b to bring the class back together. Leaders: Helen Brown 436; Penny Kujawinski 228; David Brodeur 466; Dan Brittain 301; Idy Kiser 448b; Lisa Geist 528; Kevin Kennedy 522; Ann Jett 498; Lloy Cook 46; Mark Graber and Lori Graber 503; Lena Strayhorn 38b; Frances Miller 272; Loretta Whitman 343; Virginia Eldridge 215; Alec Williams 67; Ewa Lichnerowicz 539; Louis Kujawinski 510; Linda Booth 220; Paula Picton 216; Tim Morton 384; Donna Carlson 312b; Nicholas Thompson 192; Danny Creel 269; Larry Ballinger and Lisa Geist 530 (for Ottis Sides).

LUNCH

The afternoon session began with Elene Stovall leading 442. Leaders: Lisa Geist 304; Penny Kujawinski and Louis Kujawinski 480; David Brodeur and Andy Ditzler 532; Eric Sandberg 430; Cathy Manning 507; Tim Morton 204; Brenda Dunlap 333; Margaret Gillanders 142; Kevin Kennedy 360; James Eldridge 402; Ewa Lichnerowicz 65; Kate Fine 556; Tim Gregg 417; Samuel Sommers 506; Lena Strayhorn 95; Paula Picton 344; Helen Brown 500; Alec Williams 378t; Eddie Mash 440; Bridgett Hill Kennedy 361; Ted Brown 111b; Darlene Reynolds 454; Lori Graber 122; Syd Caldwell 475 (for Don Bowen and in memory of B.M. Smith); Virginia Eldridge 378b; Mark Graber and Lori Graber 86; Chuck Howell 373; Joan Aldridge 486; Elene Stovall 200. Announcements were made.

Elene Stovall and Bridgett Hill Kennedy led 46 as the closing song. Henry Guthery offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Elene Stovall; Secretary—Ann Jett