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Parker, Hollis, and Putman Memorial

Liberty Church (McCormick), Jefferson County, Alabama

January 29, 1995

The class was called together by Velton Chafin leading song page 31b. Prayer was led by Harrison Creel. Velton Chafin led song on page 36b. The class voted to retain past officers as follows: Chairman—Velton Chafin, Vice Chairman—Harrison Creel; Secretary—Edith Tate, and Margaret Keeton; Arranging Committee—Brenda Merritt. The Chairman, Velton Chafin, led 48t. Leaders: Cecil Sanders 460; Lora Cargo 300, 454; George Cox 229, 303b; Earl Ballinger 80b, 172; Keterina Sanders 73t, 389; Marshall Avery 271 (t? b?), 74b; Gertrude Wood 137, 155; Gordon Wilkerson 384, 475; Cecile Cox 34b, 35; Velton Chafin 564.

RECESS

The class was called together by Harrison Creel leading song on 30t. Leaders: Travis Keeton 182, 183; John Etheridge 337, 270; Mae Conwill 385b, 498; Woodrow Hocutt 208, 192; Lola Roberson 546, 436; Toney Smith 70t, 225 (t? b?); Lucy Heidorn 200; Eloise Avery 340, 39b.

RECESS

Vice Chairman Harrison Creel brought the class together leading song on 111b. Leaders: John Hyde 61, 63; Marie Aldridge 217; Larry Ballinger 91, 89; L. E. Hannah 336, 517; Doyle Williams 428, 383; Ozella Blackmon 298; Elmer Conwill 296, 286; Clayton Ezell 322, 269. The lunch prayer was led by Marshall Avery.

LUNCH

John Hocutt reassembled the class leading songs on pages 317, 321. Leaders: Margaret Keeton 187, 276; Brenda Merritt 434, 535; Eldagene Roberson 332, 215; Tressie Adkins 422, 78; Ann Jett 327, 496; Ruby Bowen 222, 393; Josie Hyde 220, 507; Cynthia Franklin 503, 523; Marie Guthrie 411, 142; Willodean Barton 290; Cassandra Franklin 352, 344; Kathleen Robbins 566, 34t; John Merritt 499, 45t, 358; Wanda Capps 146; John Etheridge 93 (by request); Harrison Creel 512, 342; Edith Tate 323b. After announcements were made, Velton Chafin led 62 and the class was dismissed with prayer by Marshall Avery.

Chairman—Velton Chafin; Vice Chairman—Harrison Creel; Secretary—Edith Tate.