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Funeral Services for Dr. James Fairleigh Feb. 24

Dr. Jim Fairleigh

By Sherry Kughn
JSU News Bureau

22 February, 2005 Funeral services for the former head of the Jacksonville State University music department, Dr. James Fairleigh, will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Church of the Ascension in Senaca, South Carolina. The First Presbyterian Church of Anniston will sponsor a bus trip to the funeral for those who wish to attend. Please call Sonia Lipham at the church office at 237-5458 by Wednesday at 3 p.m. to reserve a seat. The bus will leave Anniston at 8 a.m. Thursday.

Dr. Fairleigh oversaw the music department's growth for 20 years. He died Sunday of a heart attack while playing for the morning worship services at his church.

Memorials may be made to JSU's David L. Walters Department of Music, 700 Pelham Road North, Jacksonville, AL 36265; the First Presbyterian Church Choir Fund, P.O. Box 2105, Anniston, AL 36202; or Church of the Ascension, 214 North Hampton Road, Senaca, SC 29672.

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