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Coy Putnam Memorial

Rocky Mount Primitive Baptist Church, Arab, Alabama

Saturday, October 23, 2004

The Coy Putnam Memorial singing was held at Rocky Mount Primitive Baptist Church in Arab, Alabama on Saturday before the fourth Sunday in October. David Light led 274t to call the class to order. Hershell King offered the morning prayer.

A business meeting was held with the following officers elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—David Light; Vice Chairman—Hershell King; Arranging Committee—Judy Caudle; Secretary—Eunice Kimbrell.

Leaders: David Light 100, 101t; Hershell King 97; Judy Caudle 33t, 47t; Marlin Beasley 47b, 319; Sarah Smith 290, 129; Sandra Light 143, 354b; J.C. Rutledge 145t, 39b; Becky Briggs 384, 480.


The class resumed singing with David Light leading 110. Leaders: Richard Mauldin 36b, 77t, 81b; Gary Smith 523, 503; Jo Ann Devoe 31t, 77b; Glenda Hopper 81t, 81b; Butch White 123t, 30b; Rhoda Norris 434, 177; Richard Maudlin and Dick Mauldin 358.


The afternoon session was brought to order by David Light leading 312 (t? b?) and 318. Leaders: Myrtle Ann Ballard 277, 421; Elder J.L. Hopper 80t; Tom Padwa 515, 473; Ramona Light 189; David Light and Ramona Light 192; Herby Bailey 489, 569b; Jack Jordan 329 (in memory of his dad), 196; Joann Devoe 162, 327; Tom Padwa 59, 34b; Dean Williamson 335 (in memory of J.P. Hawk); Elder J.L. Hopper 150; Hershell King 387.

J.C. Rutledge offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

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