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Mt. Oak Methodist Church

Six Miles Northwest of Arab, Alabama

Saturday, July 20, 2002

The annual Sacred Harp singing was held on Saturday before the third Sunday in July and was called to order by Hershell King leading song on page 59. Elder J.L. Hopper offered the morning prayer.

The class organized for the day with the following officers elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Hershell King; Vice Chairman—David Light; Secretary—Eunice Kimbrell.

Leaders: David Light 274 (t? b?), 100; Rhoda Norris 39b; David Roberson 63, 279; Milton Oliver 32t; Eldagene Roberson 335, 40; Marie Guthrie 31t; S.T. Reed 30 (t? b?), 31b; Wilda Holmes 480; Bud Oliver 145b; Glenda Hopper 145t, 33 (t? b?); Athelia Gibbs 569b, 147t; Sandra Light 143, 354 (t? b?); J.C. Rutledge 490, 105; Linda Thomas 125, 73b; Ramona Light 413, 189.

RECESS

Hershell King brought the class back to order leading song on page 35. Leaders: Gennie Nelms 186, 322; Mary Light, Anna Light, Ramona Light, and David Light 176 (t? b?), 384; Philip Gilmore 306, 33 (t? b?); Rebecca Gilmore and Philip Gilmore 445; J.L. Hopper 34b, 103, 369, 496, 301.

LUNCH

David Light brought the afternoon session to order leading song on page 110. Leaders: Bud Oliver 42; David Roberson 146, 220; Milton Oliver 85; Marie Guthrie 192, 434; Eldagene Roberson 313t, 215; Ramona Light and David Light 137, 441; Philip Gilmore 312 (t? b?), 82 (t? b?); S.T. Reed 495, 144; J.L. Hopper 506, 540, 383; David Light 200; J.C. Rutledge 45 (t? b?); Linda Thomas and Bud Oliver 39t.

Hershell King led song on page 80 (t? b?) as the closing song. Elder J.L. Hopper offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Hershell King; Vice Chairman—David Light; Secretary—Eunice Kimbrell.