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Lacy Memorial

Fuller Cemetery, Ider, Alabama

Sunday, July 31, 2022

The annual Lacy Memorial Sacred Harp singing was held on the fifth Sunday following the fourth day of July. The class was called to order by Reba Windom leading 59. Tom Owen offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: Shelby Castillo 36b; Elene Stovall 283 (for Marlon Wootten and Don Bowen); Winfred Kerr 383 (in memory of Rebecca Over); Daniel Williams 39t; Joyce Morton 99; Nicholas Thompson 208; Garrett Morton and Betty Shepherd 216; Hubert Nall 192; Judy Chambless 318; Daniel Lee 302; Karen Rollins 327 (for Ed and Margaret Thacker); Garrett Morton 83t (in memory of Leonard Lacy); Linda Booth 454; Samuel Williams 536; Loyd Ivey 204; Earl Ballinger 432.


Betty Shepherd and Blake Sisemore led 101t to bring the class to order. Leaders: Robert Chambless 471; Michele Cull 336 (for people of East Kentucky); Tim Gregg 63; Carolyn Thompson 85; Linton Ballinger 222; Erica Hinton 428; Peter Trumbore 300; Kerry Cullinan 569t; David Saylors, Theresa Saylors, and Sierra Saylors 203; Susan Cherones 349; Larry Ballinger 217.

Karen Rollins and Shane Wootten presented the family of Bill Windom with a plaque from the Sacred Harp Publishing Company in recognition of his life long support of Sacred Harp music.


The class was brought back together by Reba Windom and Betty Shepherd leading 145t. Leaders: Shane Wootten 421; Shane Brown 128; Cheryl Waskiewicz 178; Isaac Green 568; Tom Owen 500; Jackie Tanner 172; Pam Nunn 362; Donna Wootten 314; the Lacy family 45t; Scott Ivey and Reba Windom 30b (in memory of Bill Windom and Noah Lacy); Tony Ivey 473; Deborah Morton 299; Loretta Smith, David Smith, and Amy Smith 37b. Tony Ivey asked a blessing at the tables.


The afternoon session began with Reba Windom and Betty Shepherd leading 155. Leaders: Tom George, Sarah George, and James George 430; Lacy Collier and Garrett Morton 76b; David Ivey 418 (in memory of Renae Makris); Annaliza Cull 228 (in memory of Joan Aldridge); Chris Ballinger 460; Anna Hinton 182; Nathan Rees 440; Eli Hinton 455; Lisa Geist 304 (in memory of Daphene Causey and for Henry Guthery); Matt Hinton 472; Judy Caudle 272; April Watkins 445; Rodney Ivey and Lorrie Wootten 426t (in memory of Hobart Ivey), 426b (in memory of Elouise Wootten); Linda Sides 148; Cheyenne Ivey 475; Cindy Tanner 220 (for Barrett Patton); Angie Collier and Deb Morton 46; Dennis George 477; Reba Windom and Sharon DuPriest 542; Nate Green 45t (in memory of Renae Makris); Sandy Ivey 201; Tom Owen 49b; Peter Trumbore 319; Kerry Cullinan 68b; Cheryl Waskiewicz 86; Tim Gregg 423; Michele Cull and Annaliza Cull 344; Shelby Castillo and Reba Windom 28b (in memory of Bill Windom). Announcements were made.

Reba Windom and Shelby Castillo led 146 as the closing song. Dennis George offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Co-chairmen—Reba Windom and Betty Shepherd; Secretary—Nicholas Thompson