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Gum Pond Church

Morgan County, Alabama

September 24, 1995

The annual Sacred Harp singing held at Gum Pond Primitive Baptist Church was called to order by Milford Cobbs leading songs on pages 75 and 59. Milford Cobbs led the morning prayer, and then led song on page 381b. The class was organized by retaining the same officers: Chairman—Milford Cobbs; Vice Chairman—Arvid Holmes; Arranging Committee—Willard Hopper; Secretary—Judy Caudle. Leaders and selections called were: Steve Cobbs 285t, 460, 480, 490; Wilda Holmes 384, 348 (t? b?), 39b; Carmon Brothers 341, 340, 318.

RECESS

The class was called to order by Milford Cobbs leading song on page 82t. Leaders: Arvid Holmes 64, 63; Christine Leeth 127, 319; Susan Holmes 441, 313 (t? b?), 49b; Herbert Cobbs 205, 217, 283, 426 (t? b?); Hershell King 204, 176b, 101t, 100; Milford Cobbs 323 (t? b?). The class was dismissed for lunch, and prayer was led by Hershell King.

LUNCH

The afternoon session resumed singing with Milford Cobbs leading the song on page 74b in memory of Ervin Brothers. Leaders: Milford Cobbs 321; Dexter Cobbs 87, 108t; Rhoda Norris and Willard Hopper 137, 177; Patsy Walden 46, 335, 405, 378t; Judy Caudle 40, 78, 457; Nancy Thompson with sons, Brandon Thompson and Jonathan Thompson 56t, 274t, 77t; Alta Self and Jane Long 155, 80b, 112, 208; Carol Newman 358, 565, 373; Eunice Kimbrell 74t; Buckley Hopper 186; Dan Hopper 220, 306, 428, 448t; Judy Caudle 301; Wilda Holmes “That Beautiful Land”; Milford Cobbs 62. The class was dismissed with prayer led by Elder Dan Hopper.

Chairman—Milford Cobbs; Vice Chairman—Arvid Holmes; Secretary—Judy Caudle.