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Walker Cates and Herbert Brown Memorial

Muscadine Methodist Church, Muscadine, Alabama

October 13, 2002

The annual Walker Cates and Herbert Brown Memorial singing was held on the second Sunday in October at Muscadine Methodist Church, Muscadine, Alabama.

The class was called to order by Jeff Sheppard leading song on page 52t. Louis Hughes offered the morning prayer.

Leaders: B.M. Smith 68b, 448b; Shelbie Sheppard 448t, 202; Pearl Guier 143, 49t.

The class organized and voted to retain the following officers: Chairman—Jeff Sheppard; Vice Chairman—B.M. Smith; Secretary—Shelbie Sheppard; Arranging Committee—Pearl Guier and Margie Smith.

Leaders: B.M. Smith 284; John Plunkett 285b, 104; Pam Nunn 300, 365; Louis Hughes 456, 350; Eunice Webb 30b, 392; Lonnie Rogers 33b, 186; Charlene Wallace 159, 192 (for Carolyn Huckeba); Everette Denney 335, 405; Jeannette DePoy 394, 201.

RECESS

Jeff Sheppard called the class to order and led song on page 123t. Leaders: Bud Oliver 145b, 70b (for Henry Johnson); Carlene Griffin 70t, 225t; Oscar Brown 334, 119; Reba Norton 480, 373; Hugh McGraw 97; Mary Lambert Smith 326, 212; Bobby Jackson 166, 290; Teenie Moody 348b, 317; Virginia Dyer 193, 195; Felton Denney 385b, 299.

LUNCH

B.M. Smith brought the afternoon session to order leading song on page 124. Leaders: Andy Anderson 145t, 45t; Louise Holland 168, 208; Lou Cotney 218, 497; Scott DePoy 224, 47b (in memory of Anne Block); Falon Dyer 146, 401; Rene Greene 220, 98; Glenda Collins 100, 81t; Richard DeLong 61 (in memory of Dollie Hudgins), 513 (in memory of Kenneth DeLong); Evelyn Harris 47t, 155; Pauline Kilgore 147t, 339; B.J. Harris 303, 503; Lois Owens 460, 383; Pam Nunn, Rene Greene, and Falon Dyer 269 (in memory of Lessie Cates); Andy Anderson 496.

Announcements were made. Jeff Sheppard and B.M. Smith led song on page 46 as the closing song, B.J. Harris offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Jeff Sheppard; Vice Chairman—B.M. Smith; Secretary—Shelbie Sheppard.