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Coy Putnam Memorial

Rocky Mount Primitive Baptist Church, Arab, Alabama

Saturday, October 27, 2001

The annual Coy Putnam Memorial singing was called to order at 10:00 a.m. by Hershell King leading song on page 59. Elder J.L. Hopper offered the morning prayer.

The class organized with the following officers elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—David Light; Vice Chairman—Arvid Holmes; Arranging Committee—Rhoda Norris; Secretary—Irene Jordan.

Leaders: David Light 274t, 147b, 176b; Rhoda Norris 177, 298; Irene Jordan 569b, 490, 45t; Sandra Light 143, 298; J.C. Rutledge 145t, 568, 105; Jack Jordan 348b, 49b, 30b.


The class was reassembled by David Light leading song on page 480. Leaders: Elder Matt Jordan 146, 147t, 36b; Judy Caudle 47t, 47b, 276; Arvid Holmes 31t, 145b; Glenda Hopper 30t, 112, 137.

The noon blessing was offered by Elder J.L. Hopper.


David Light brought the afternoon session to order leading song on page 100. Leaders: Ramona Light 288, 528; Elder J.L. Hopper 33b, 329; Elder Matt Jordan 67; Brenda Pena 569t, 569b; Ann Ballard 81t, 319; Hershell King 340, 79; David Light 172; Brenda Pena 229; Ann Ballard 129; Elder J.L. Hopper 407.

David Light led song on page 46 as the closing song, and the class was dismissed with prayer led by Elder Matt Jordan.

Chairman—David Light; Vice Chairman—Arvid Holmes; Secretary—Irene Jordan.