Cradle of the Confederacy Chapter #94 Montgomery, AL

United Daughters of the Confederacy®

 

 

 

 

 Special Recognition

Sandra Neville Shell ~ Ex Alabama Division President

Sandra Neville Shell ~ Awarded the Winnie Davis Medal

Anne Bridges Adams ~ Awarded the Jefferson Davis Historical Gold Medal

Elizabeth Griswold Black ~ Honorary Life President

Anne Kilgrow ~ Awarded the Judah P. Benjamin September, 2013 

Sue Jaworowski ~ Chapter Daughter of the Year Award 2011-2012

Mary Alice Waits ~ Chapter Daughter of the Year Award 2010-2011

Mae Manning ~ Chapter Daughter of the Year Award 2009-2010

Leslie Kirk ~ Chapter Daughter of the Year Award 2008-2009

 

 

  News and Events

Service of Remembrance
For Our Nation's Fallen in All Wars

Memorial Sunday
Trinity Presbyterian Church
Montgomery, Alabama
 28 May 2017

Leslie Kirk, Sue Jaworowski, Loretta Martin, Anne Kilgrow

Leslie Kirk, Sue Jaworowski, Loretta Martin, Anne Kilgrow

Memorial Service ~ March 1, 2017

UDC Member

Miss Irma Pauline Castleberry, 103 years old

Chaplain Marie Sanford conducts the Memorial Service

Miss Castleberry September 21, 1913 - February 8, 2017

Mary Alice Waits, Jean Bradley, and Joe (Mrs. Castleberry's caregiver)

Feb 1, 2017 - Member Anne Tidmore, right, joins Former President Loretta Martin, left, after the

February chapter meeting in which Anne served as guest speaker

Feb 1, 2017 - President Jean Bradley, left, presents Leslie Kirk, right,

a certificate for Second Place Chapter Yearbook from the Alabama Division UDC annual convention

Winter Board Meeting ~ Montgomery, AL

21 January 2017


President Jean Bradley, left, presents a $1000 check to Cyndi Himes, right, on behalf of the Cradle of Confederacy #94 for the national Children of Confederacy Convention scheduled July 12 – 15 in Montgomery, AL.  Cyndi serves as convention chairman and the presentation was at the Alabama Division UDC Winter Board Meeting on January 21 at the Montgomery Country Club.

Attending the Alabama Division UDC Winter Board meeting are (left to right): Former President Loretta Martin, Chaplain Marie Sanford, Treasurer Diane Lindsey, President Jean Bradley and Second Vice President Linda Davis.

June 3, 2015 Ms. Anne Kilgrow and the HonorableJudge Mark Anderson, speaker

Chapter Meeting

24 May 2015 Memorial Day ~ Service of Remembrance For 

Our Nation's Fallen of ALL Wars

Trinity Presbyterian Church, Montgomery, AL

President Loretta Martin

L to R Front Row: Anne Kilgrow, Sue Jaworowski, Hettie Harrington

L to R Middle Row: Ann Cheney, Bonnie Shanks, Marilyn Tucker

L to R Back Row: Loretta Martin, Leslie Kirk, Anne Tidmore, Suzanna Rawlins

 

May 6, 2015 Ms. Anne Kilgrow, Mr. Phillip Taunton, speaker and Sexton of Oakwood Cemetery, President Loretta Martin

Chapter Meeting

2015 April 27 Alabama Division UDC

Confederate Memorial Day

Montgomery Capitol

Bob Miller, Bagpiper, Coffee County Rangers Color Guard

Ms. Leslie Kirk, AL Division CMD Chair 2015-2016

Alabama Division President Linda Edwards

2015 April 26 The Ladies' Memorial Association of Montgomery

Confederate Memorial Day

Oakwood Cemetery

Ms. Leslie Kirk, President The Ladies' Memorial Association and Mrs. Loretta Martin,

President Cradle of the Confederacy Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy

L to R: Diane Spradley, Betty Royal, Carrie McGough McCaa

2015 Feb 07 Jefferson Davis District Meeting

Montgomery Country Club

Mrs. Loretta Martin, Speaker Mrs. Anne Tidmore, Alabama Division President Mrs. Linda Edwards

Alabama Division President Linda Edwards

L to R Standing: Ann Coupland, Audrey Johnson, Marie Sanford, RoseMary Davis, Bonnie Shanks, Linda Davis,

Anne Kilgrow, Ruth Ellen Long, Sandra Shell, Mary Alice Waits, Anne Tidmore

L to R Sitting: Cradle President Loretta Martin, Alabama Division President Linda Edwards, Sue Jaworowski,

Anne Adams, Leslie Kirk

2015 Jan 18 Alabama UDC Winter Board

Montgomery Country Club

L to R Standing: Mary Alice Waits, Marie Sanford, Sue Jaworowski, Sandra Shell, Ann Coupland,

Audrey Johnson, Leslie Kirk, Anne Kilgrow

L to R Seated: Linda Davis, and Loretta Martin, President Cradle of the Confederacy Chapter

UDC For Veterans on Veteran's Day 2014

L to R Standing: Melissa Scott, Mary Alice Waits, Marilyn Tucker, Tommie Gayle, Anne Kilgrow, Audrey Johnson

L to R Seated: Leslie Kirk, Sue Jaworowski, Hettie Harrington

November 5, 2014 President Loretta Martin, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Cornwell, Ms. Anne Kilgrow

Chapter Meeting

Memorial Service for Louise Martin Vines

01 October 2014 Memorial Service for Mrs. Louise Martin Vines

L to R Mrs. Loretta Martin, President Cradle of the Confederacy, Mrs.

Sue Jawarowski, and Mrs. Marie Sanford

October, 2014 Ms. Anne Kilgrow and Mr. W. Raymond Jones, speaker

Chapter Meeting

September 3, 2014 Ms. Anne Kilgrow, Mr. Henry Howard, speaker, President Loretta Martin 

Chapter Meeting

 Funeral of Mrs. Louise Martin Vines

                   Ex-President Cradle of the Confederacy Chapter

                      Buried on her 103rd Birthday June 14, 2014

 Pictured Left to Right: Hettie Harrington, Rena Underwood, Marie Sanford, 

                                           Sue Jaworowski, Mary Alice Waits, and Leslie Kirk

 Newly Elected 2014-2016 Chapter Officers

    Pictured Left to Right: Mrs. Loretta Martin, president Cradle Chapter, Jane Turrentine, Linda Davis, Jean Bradley, Tommie Gayle, Anne Kilgrow, Virginia Sutherland, Bonnie Shanks, Ruby Hassell, Leslie Kirk, Marie Sanford, Sandra Shell, June 4, 2014

 Memorial Service for Gloria Hall Caro

   Pictured Left to Right: Loretta Martin, Jane Turrentine, Bonnie Shanks, and Clara Bass

June 4, 2014

 

   Pictured: Mrs. Loretta Martin, president Cradle of the Confederacy Chapter

Mr. George Gayle, SCV, guest speaker June 4, 2014

 

 2014 Confederate Memorial Day

    Pictured Left to Right: Mrs. Loretta Martin, president Cradle Chapter UDC 

                                    and Ms. Leslie Kirk, president The Ladies' Memorial Association

                                                           April 26, 2014, Oakwood Cemetery

 

 2013 Confederate Memorial Day

  Pictured Left to Right: Mrs. Faye Gaston, president Cradle Chapter UDC 

                                    and Ms. Leslie Kirk, president The Ladies' Memorial Association and 

                                        Mr. Mike Williams, SCV, April 26, 2013, Oakwood Cemetery

 

        General 119th Convention November 4, 2012, Richmond, VA

                             Sesquicentennial Monument Unveiling 

               Pictured Left to Right: Miss Ann R. King, Alabama Ex-Division President, Leslie Kirk, 

                 Alabama Division Historian, Mrs. Sandra N. Shell, Alabama Ex-Division President 

 

           General 119th Convention November 4, 2012, Richmond, VA

                                            UDC Memorial Building

       Pictured Left to Right: Mrs. Sandra Shell, Alabama Ex-Division President, Mrs. Sue Jawarowski, 

        Alabama Cradle of the Confederacy Chapter Registrar, Leslie Kirk, Alabama Division Historian

 

         Alabama Division Convention September, 2012, Mobile, AL

                               Cradle Chapter Members: Jane Turrentine, Sandra Shell, and Leslie Kirk 

Historical Evening (photos purchased from CPS and used with permission)

                                                     Cradle of the Confederacy Chapter received

                               "The Certificate of Honor with Gold Seal for Standard of Excellence" 

                                   Leslie Kirk accepting as President during the 2011-2012 year 

                                                 CONGRATULATIONS CRADLE CHAPTER! 

                                        (photos purchased from CPS and used with permission)

 President General Martha Van Schaick and Alabama Division Vice President Leslie Kirk

Memorial Service

 

 35 Year Member Certificate and Pin Presentation

                         To: Sandra Shell, Ex Division President, by Leslie Kirk, Division Vice President

 

             2012-2014 Chapter Officers

       Pictured left to right: Clara Bass, Leslie Kirk, Loretta Martin, Diane Corkery, Bonnie Shanks,

                                          Sue Jaworowski, Virginia Sutherland, Faye Gaston

         Installation of newly elected 2012-2014 Officers by Installation Officer Anne Tidmore

 

                                      Outgoing 2010-2012 Chapter Officers

          Pictured left to right: Leslie Kirk, Loretta Martin, Mary Alice Waits, Rena Underwood, Marie 

    Sanford, Clara Bass, Hettie Harrington, Bonnie Shanks, Sue Jaworowski, June Crews, Gloria Mann 

 

             Celebrating 101 years young, Mrs. Louise Martin Vines

           Pictured left to right: Virginia Sutherland, Mary Alice Waits, Louise Vines, Sandra Shell

                                                              Leslie Kirk and Mrs. Louise Vines

 

 Memorial Day ~ Service of Remembrance For 

Our Nation's Fallen of ALL Wars

                       Pictured left to right: Ann Chaney, Faye Gaston, Hettie Harrington, Leslie Kirk,

                                                              Anne Tidmore, Sue Jawarowski      

 

          Memorial Dedication John Shirley May 19, 2012, Eufaula, AL

                      Pictured left to right: Faye Gaston, Leslie Kirk, Patricia Shirley Veazey (Great

                                                          Granddaughter) and Tommie Gayle                                                                                                                                

 

Alabama Division Winter Board January, 2012, Prattville, AL

Pictured left to right seated: Cyndi Himes, Leslie Kirk, Alabama Division President Dr. Lynda Lowery, Donna Clark, Marilyn Cash 

Pictured left to right standing: Carolyn Skinner, Pat Killian, Carolyn Parrish, Faye Gaston, Martha Young, Glendora James, Linda Watson, Barbara Jenkins

 

Pictured left to right: Pat Veazey, Marie Sanford, RoseMary Davis, Faye Gaston, Mary Alice Waits, Leslie Kirk (attending but not pictured Anne Adams)

 

 Funeral of Real Daughter Elizabeth Harrell Carrigan

                                  October 8, 2011, Montgomery, AL

         Pictured left to right: Rena Underwood, Hettie Harrington, Tommie Gayle, and Faye Gaston

 

Alabama Division Convention September, 2011, Prattville, AL

Pictured left to right seated: Clara Bass, Leslie Kirk, Rena Underwood

Pictured left to right standing: Marie Sanford, Hettie Harrington, Sue Jaworowski,

Mary Alice Waits, Sandra Shell (Ex-Division President), Tommie Gayle, Faye Gaston

 

Leslie Kirk, 2011 Alabama Division Convention Chair and President of Cradle Chapter,

Dr. Lynda Lowery, President Alabama Division UDC

 

2011 District Meeting, Opelika, AL

Pictured left to right: Leslie Kirk, Faye Gaston, RoseMary Davis,

Marie Sanford, Mary Alice Waits

 

Officers 2010-2012

Pictured left to right front row: Rena Underwood, Marie Sanford, Leslie Kirk, Carrie Brader

 Back row: Gloria Mann, Hettie Harrington, Ailee Hood, Bonnie Shanks, Sue Jaworowski, Pat Veazey

 

Jefferson Davis District Meeting February 13, 2010 Montgomery, AL

Pictured left to right: Leslie Kirk, Mary Alice Waits, Pat Veazey, Loretta Martin, Clara Bass,

Anne Sykes Adams, Marie Sanford, Tommie Gayle

 

2010 Alabama Division Convention, Lake Guntersville, AL

Pictured left to right front row: Rena Underwood, Faye Gaston

Back row: Clara Bass, Leslie Kirk, Hettie Harrington, Marie Sanford, Pat Veazey, RoseMary Davis

 

Christmas Parade 2009, Downtown Montgomery

Pictured UDC members: Carrie Brader, Marie Sanford, and Leslie Kirk

with SCV members Cradle of the Confederacy Camp #692

 

 General Convention Historical Evening November, 2009 Biloxi, MS

Pictured left to right: Sandra Shell (Alabama Ex-Division President),

Leslie Kirk, Anne Sykes Adams, Faye Gaston

 

 General Convention Business Session November, 2009 Biloxi, MS

Pictured left to right: Faye Gaston, Leslie Kirk, Sandra Shell (Alabama Ex-Division President), Clara Bass, Anne Sykes Adams

 

Grave Marking

October 4, 2009

Rose Leftwich Nevelle

Pictured L to R front row: Leslie Kirk, Pat Veazey, Mae Manning, Anne Sykes Adams, Tommie Gayle, Marie Sanford

Back row: June Crews, Faye Gaston, Sandra Shell (Ex-Division President), Rose Shell Baker, Mary Alice Waits, Hettie Harrington

 

Officers 2008-2010

Pictured left to right: Clara Bass, Leslie Kirk, Frances Foster, Sandy Pennington, Pat Veazey, Mary Alice Waits, Mae Manning, Faye Gaston, Marie Sanford

 

Jefferson Davis Parade 2008, Capitol Hill Montgomery, AL

 

Officers 2006-2008

Pictured left to right: Faye Gaston, Marie Sanford, Pat Veazey, Jane Turrentine, Mary Alice Waits, Gloria Mann, RoseMary Davis, Leslie Kirk, Clara Bass, Sandy Pennington

 

 

 

 

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