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Beasley - Lee Memorial Singing

Concord Primitive Baptist Church, Winfield, Alabama

August 20, 1995

The annual Elder John Belton Beasley, Emma Keeton Beasley, and Phillip Lee, III Memorial Singing was held at Concord Primitive Baptist Church, Winfield, Alabama on the third Sunday in August. The class was called to order by Marlin Beasley leading songs on pages 63 and 31b. The morning prayer was led by Harrison Creel. Marlin Beasley led song on page 144. The class organized, and the following officers were elected: Chairman—Marlin Beasley; Vice Chairman—Elmer Conwill; Secretary—Dorothea McCowan; Arranging Committee—Travis Keeton. Leaders: Elmer Conwill 142; Gary Smith 49b, 34b; Gene Wakefield 164, 100; Dorothea McCowan 475, 196; A. A. Moore 290, 35; Dr. Juliette Haynes 216, 430; Sarah Smith 129, 384; Corene Sanders 389, 454; Cora Sweatt 111b, 159.

RECESS

Marlin Beasley called the class to order leading song on page 108 (t? b?). Leaders: Becky Briggs 405, 335; Freddie Briggs 45t; Flarce Creel 222, 318; David Beasley 317, 39b; Mae Conwill 349, 441; Ann Jett 448b, 141; Ricky Beasley 566, 47b; Cecil Sanders 48t, 123t; Tommy Beasley 348b, 30t; John Hyde 75, 314; Edith Tate 532; Ann Ballard 485, 284. Prayer was given by Ricky Beasley.

LUNCH

The class was called back together by Marlin Beasley leading song on page 480. Leaders: John Beasley 37b, 81t; Pernie Pelfrey 145b; Johnny Humber 146, 212; Amanda Denson 276, 373; Beatrice Brewer 36b; Gravis Ballinger 300, 110; Harrison Creel 512; Josie Hyde 150, 151; Larry Ballinger 229, 89; Kermit Adams 269, 432; Elsie Beasley 434, 436; “Chuck” Hilman Beasley 354 (t? b?), 33b; Earl Ballinger 40, 43; Cecil Wakefield 203, 114; Charlie Ballard 388, 569 (t? b?); Travis Keeton 68b, 371; Dennis Beasley 40, 72 (t? b?); Elmer Conwill 73t, 422; Harrison Creel 342; Edith Tate 53; Marlin Beasley 47t, 62. Announcements were made. The class was dismissed with prayer by Ricky Beasley.

Chairman—Marlin Beasley; Vice Chairman—Elmer Conwill; Secretary—Dorothea McCowan.