05/20/12 - NNHS Newsletter - Alda Chapman Gall
Alda Chapman Gall
Newport News High School
Newport News High School Class of 1936
Friends and Schoolmates,
I was saddened to read today, somewhat belatedly, of the death of Alda Chapman Gall, Class of 1936. She passed away in Newport News on Wednesday, May 02, 2012 at the age of 93. Her siblings, Willis Chapman, Jr., Walter Chapman, and Evelyn Chapman Matson, all preceded her in death.
I was privileged to sing with Alda in the Chancel Choir of Trinity Methodist Church, and even now after all these years, I can recall the tones of her voice and her flawless and seemingly effortless executions of difficult passages.
From the Daily Press - 05/20/12:
Alda Chapman Gall
NEWPORT NEWS -
Alda Chapman Gall, 93, passed away on Wednesday, May 2, 2012.
She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, where she sang in the Chancel Choir and was a past president of the adult Sunday school class. She was a member of the Audrey Willey Circle and a member of the United Methodist Women. She was also a member of the former Credit Women's Breakfast Club and the Peninsula Business and Professional Women's Club. For 30 years, Mrs. Gall sang with the Peninsula Choral Society and also with the Newport News Operatic Society.
|Alda Chapman Gall|
Our deepest sympathies are extended to Alda's family and friends at this time.
Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always HaveBuckroe!
Love to all, Carol
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No. 45 - I Know That My Redeemer Liveth
- G. F. Handel
I know that my
Redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth.
And though worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh shall I see God.
For now is Christ risen from the dead, the first fruits of them that sleep.
(I Corinthians 15:20)
"I Know That My Redeemer Liveth" midi from Handel's "Messiah" courtesy of http://www.botproductions.com/music/messiah.html - 12/10/06
Greg Olsen Paintings courtesy of http://gregolsengallery.com – 01/27/05
Musical Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.fortunecity.com/tinpan/eltonjohn/561/indexoldies2.html - 05/06/09
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