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Remembering Ensign Bailey Pride

Memorial plaque at Pride Elementary School honors Ensign Lewis Bailey Pride Jr. who served on the USS Oklahoma. He was killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. 

Pride Elementary sits on the corner of Bailey Drive and Pride Avenue, and has a unique connection to the World War II sailor. The plaque was donated by the city of Madisonville, Hopkins County Education Association, Knight & Sons Monument Co., and Alliance Coal.