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Stephenson, Wall, and Hocutt Memorial

Pleasant Grove Primitive Baptist Church, Boldo, Alabama

Saturday Night, March 19, 2005

The annual Stephenson, Wall, and Hocutt Memorial singing was held on Saturday night before the third Sunday in March at Pleasant Grove Primitive Baptist Church in Boldo, Alabama. Velton Chafin brought the class together by leading 52t. Elder Ronald Gilmore offered the opening prayer. Velton Chafin led 30t.

The class was organized with the following officers elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Velton Chafin; Vice Chairman—Harrison Creel; Secretary—Margaret Keeton; Arranging Committee—Wanda Capps.

Leaders: Velton Chafin 35; Elizabeth Keeton 34b, 274t (for Ivalene Donaldson); Travis Keeton 127, 68b (for John Hyde); Elder Ronald Gilmore and Hazel Gilmore 348b, 276; John Merritt 271t, 108b; Max Berueffy 107, 440; Brenda Merritt 148; Richard Mauldin 101t (for all the sick), 144 (in memory of John Hocutt); Margaret Keeton 142, 42; Margaret McGowan and Felton Woodley 358, 141; Elene Stovall 217; Elene Stovall and Flarce Creel 475; Julia Poston 108t; Danny Creel 123t, 327; Glenn Keeton 178, 480; Harrison Creel 317, 378b; Latrive Bailey 378t, 36b; Loretta Whitman 399b, 124 (for John Hyde and Josie Hyde); Sandra Lynch 47b, 282; Nellie Alexander 176b, 176t; Edith Tate 73t; Max Berueffy 338; Ann Jett 43, 146; Amber Davis 454 (for Willodean Barton), 491 (WB); John Merritt 285t.

Velton Chafin led 521 as the closing song. Harrison Creel offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Velton Chafin; Vice Chairman—Harrison Creel; Secretary—Margaret Keeton.