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Jack Kerr and Henry Kerr Memorial

Camp Ground Methodist Church, North of Fruithurst, Cleburne County, Alabama

January 12, 2003

The annual memorial singing for Jack Kerr and Henry Kerr was held on the second Sunday in January at Camp Ground Methodist Church. Chairman Henry Johnson called the class to order leading 73b. Felton Denney offered the morning prayer.

Leaders: Chairman Henry Johnson 72b; Vice Chair Evelyn Harris 39b, 47t; Secretary Mary L. Smith 70t, 289; Hester Edwards and Charlene Wallace 104 (for her relatives), 271b (for Alice Edwards); Bobby Jackson 569b, 290; Reba Norton 34t, 460; Milton Oliver 123t, 217; Carlene Griffin 81t, 117; B.M. Smith 475, 222; Floy Wilder 293, 382; B.J. Harris 503, 303; Charlene Wallace 276, 299; Earlis McGraw 435, 225t; Eunice Webb 318, 434; Rodney Ivey 436, 189.

A business session was held with the following officers elected or appointed: Chairman—Henry Johnson; Vice Chair—Evelyn Harris; Secretary—Mary L. Smith; Arranging Committee—Hester Edwards.

RECESS

Henry Johnson brought the class to order leading 418. Leaders: Felton Denney 201, 234; Wilton Donaldson 499, 348b; members of the Kerr family 45t; Henry Johnson 47b; John Plunkett 330 (t? b?) (for Karen Willard), 297; LaRue Allen 300, 220; Hugh McGraw 369, 368; Teenie Moody 391, 441.

LUNCH

B.M. Smith brought the afternoon session to order leading 212. Leaders: Glenda Collins 124, 282; Bud Oliver 345b, 343; Tommy George 354b, 388; Winfred Kerr 89, 294; Jarrod George 358, 384; Virginia Dyer 340, 546; Jeff Sheppard 556, 216; Falon Dyer 146, 269; Dennis George 88t, 412; Louise Holland 323b; Andy Anderson 137, 496; Shelbie Sheppard 66; Mark Fuller 63, 61; Lou Cotney 172, 497; Corene Laminack 75, 405; Jimmie Denney 101t, 155; Charlene Wallace 147t (for Louise Allen); Rodney Ivey 84.

Announcements were made. Henry Johnson led 46 as the closing song. B.J. Harris offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Henry Johnson; Vice Chair—Evelyn Harris; Secretary—Mary L. Smith.