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Chafin, Harbinson, and Hollis Memorial

New Prospect Church, Cullman County, Alabama

July 16, 1995

The one hundred twenty-second session of the Chafin, Harbinson, and Hollis Memorial Sacred Harp Singing was called to order by Vernice Calvert leading song on page 59. Prayer was led by Lamar Smith. Vernice Calvert led song on page 56t. The class organized by electing the following officers: Chairman—Vernice Calvert; Vice Chairman—Harrison Creel; Secretary—Ozella Blackmon; Arranging Committee—Billy Williams. Leaders: Tom Harper 434, 436; S. T. Reed 298; Mae Seymour 217, 460; Jeff Sheppard 216; Willie Mae Moon 477; Tommy Spurlock 430; Corene White 391; Eron White 454; Clayton Ezell 480; Essie Calvert 340; Ila Ingle 335; Don Robertson 269; Aubrey Barfield 163 (t? b?); John Merritt 300; Shelia Capps 405; Thurman Nall 34b.

RECESS

Harrison Creel called the class to order by leading song on page 30t. Leaders: Lora Cargo 303; Phillip Ashworth 63; Flarce Creel 66; Keterina Sanders 389; I. V. Cockrell 155; Stanley Smith 404; Danny Creel 383; John Ethridge 319; Cassie Franklin 352; Marie Aldridge 304; Unie B. Howard 384; Bud Oliver 332; Gordon Wilkerson 192; Shelbie Sheppard 183; Ann Jett 327; Travis Keeton 212.

RECESS

Velton Chafin called the class to order by leading song on page 318. Leaders: Coy Ivey 182; Cohen Chafin 313 (t? b?); Larry Ballinger 151; Tressie Adkins 426b; Lola Roberson 208; Margaret Keeton and Bradley Allen 546; Lamar Smith 36b; Pattie Hook 40; Johnny Humber 200; Wanda Capps 73t; Agnes Farris 565b; Bill Farris 345b.

LUNCH

The class was called to order by Vernice Calvert leading song on page 530. Leaders: Cecil Sanders 123t; Buell Cobb 187; Earl Ballinger 358; Henry Guthery 532; Marie Guthrie 380; Brenda Merritt 336; Ozella Blackmon 222; Edith Tate 292 (by request); Coy Ivey 373; Cindy Franklin 198; John Merritt 240; Milton Oliver 321; Tommy Spurlock 565b; John Ethridge 337; Aubrey Barfield 306; Thurman Nall 287; Don Robertson 100; Marie Aldridge 143; Travis Keeton 390; Stanley Smith 338; Fredia Bledsol 48t; Billy Williams 268. Vernice Calvert led song on page 521. The class was dismissed with prayer by Lamar Smith.

Chairman—Vernice Calvert; Vice Chairman—Harrison Creel; Secretary—Ozella C. Blackmon.