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Reid Memorial

Old County Line Church near Corner, Alabama

October 15, 1995

The seventy-sixth session of the Reid Memorial was called to order at 9:30 a.m. by the Chairman, M. H. Creel, leading song on page 317. The morning prayer was offered by Clayton Ezell. The organization and officers of this singing are permanant until the Creel Family sees fit to make changes. Leaders: Henry Guthery 123 (t? b?), 101t; Velton Chafin 372; Carmon Brothers 81 (t? b?), 569b; Mae Seymour 436, 272; Tom Harper 112, 434; Shelbie Sheppard 106, 28b; Imogene Nelms 446; John Hocutt 273, 465; Ila Ingle 145b; Milton Oliver 403; Willie Mae Moon 475; Arnold Moore 290; Clayton Ezell 146, 269; Eron White 454.

RECESS

Chairman M. H. Creel brought the class to order leading song on page 30t. Leaders: Thurman Nall 287; Eloise Avery 108t, 35; Larry Ballinger 151; Lola Roberson 546; Steven Levine 565, 373; Jeff Sheppard 142; Keterina Sanders 89; John Seaton 47t, 78; Vernice Calvert 298, 328; Jenny Willard 228, 123 (t? b?); Gordon Wilkerson 380; Gertrude Wood 155, 37b.

RECESS

Hadyn Creel brought the class to order leading songs on pages 335 and 405. Leaders: Allison Ivey 40, 186; Edwin Ballinger 300; Ernestine Pipkin 168, 276; Mr. and Mrs. Greg McCurry 45t, 72b; Floyd Screws 270, 100; Edith Tate 73t, 532; Richard Ivey 76b, 222.

DISMISSED FOR LUNCH

The afternoon session was brought to order by Chairman M. H. Creel leading song on page 111b. Leaders: Buell Cobb 138t; Kelly Beard 329, 347; Unie B. Howard 384; Travis Keeton 343; Jan Ketelle 48b; Mitchell Brothers 36b; John Hyde 297; Earl Ballinger 299; Bud Oliver 332; Lucy Heidorn 84; Stuart Ivey 385b, 282; Marie Guthrie 411; Cecil Gilliland 175, 34b; Lora Cargo 460; Keith Willard 74b, 274 (t? b?); Marie Aldridge 216; Gene Wakefield 108b, 109; Ann Jett “Great Roll Call”, 327; Coy Ivey 456, 137; Essie Calvert 75; David Ivey 229, 57; Josie Hyde 507; Gravis Ballinger 110, 59; Amanda Denson 74t, 165; Flarce Creel 480; Dorothea McCowan 218, 342; Wanda Capps 200; Lillian Parker 441; Cassie Franklin 352, 485; David Heidorn and Lucy Heidorn 68b; Corene White 171; Cindy Franklin 503b, 198. Announcements were made, and M. H. Creel led song on page 378b for the closing song. The class was dismissed with prayer by Earl Ballinger, thus ending a wonderful singing.

Chairman—M. H. Creel; Vice Chairman—Kathleen Robbins; Secretary—Marie Aldridge.