1893–1984

Introduction

Born: March 5, 1893, Blount­ville, Ten­nessee.

Died: De­cem­ber 26, 1984, Spring­field, Ohio.

Buried: Paul­ine Church of Christ, Lees­ville, South Ca­ro­li­na.

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Biography

Adlai was the son of Si­mon Nat­han­i­el Lou­dy and Mol­lie E. Cart­wright, and hus­band of Do­na Od­em.

He was a not­ed ev­an­gel­ist, sing­er, and Gos­pel song writ­er. In 1913, he was liv­ing in Green­ville, South Ca­ro­li­na.

Starting in the 1920s, he and his wife Do­na tra­veled through­out the east­ern Unit­ed States and Ca­na­da.

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Lyrics

Music