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Parker, Hollis, and Putman Memorial

Liberty Church (McCormick), Jefferson County, Alabama

March 30, 2003

The class was called to order at 9:45 a.m. by Velton Chafin leading 50b and 35. Harrison Creel offered the morning prayer.

The class was organized with the following officers elected or appointed: Chairman—Velton Chafin; Vice Chairman—Harrison Creel; Arranging Committee—Willodean Barton; Secretary—Ida Lee Parker Starnes.

Leaders: Velton Chafin 30t; John Hyde 37t, 39t; Winell Sanders 108t; Kermit Adams 43, 78; Gary Smith 523, 503; Willie Mae Moon 225t, 283; Travis Keeton 343, 499; Pam Green 354b, 59; Clarence McCool 535, 349; Amber Springfield 391, 192; Margaret Keeton 426t, 171; Henry Guthery 439, 463; Sarah Smith 406, 61.

RECESS

Velton Chafin brought the class to order leading 130. Leaders: Marlin Beasley 336, 460; Ozella Blackmon 436, 280; Chris Green 475, 438; Edith Tate 212, 532; John Merritt 240; John Merritt and Marlin Beasley 133; Ann Jett 136, 141; Glenn Keeton 36t, 129; Brenda Merritt 426b, 137, 380; Harrison Creel 89, 111b, 498; Jewel Wootten 146, 340. Chris Green offered the blessing for the noon meal.

LUNCH

Velton Chafin brought the class back to order for the afternoon session leading 437. Leaders: Willodean Barton 480, 446; Steve Rutledge and John Merritt 290, 294; Julianna Jett 88t, 108b; Eugene Forbes 145t, 546; Charles Kitchens 326, 333; Josie Hyde 507; Yancey Jett 42, 44; Blair Woulters 64, 168; Adam Kinsual 45t, 89; Brent Price 40, 317; Derrick Kitchens 405, 127; Emily Kitchens 143, 124; Lee Woulters 84, 82t; Ida Lee Starnes 31b.

Velton Chafin led 521 as the closing song. Harrison Creel dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—Velton Chafin; Vice Chairman—Harrison Creel; Secretary—Ida Lee Parker Starnes.