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Rocky Mount
Primitive Baptist Church Homecoming

Daviston, Alabama

Sunday, May 15, 2005

The annual Homecoming singing at Rocky Mount Primitive Baptist Church was held on the third Sunday in May. Charlotte Bishop led 452 and 110t to bring the class to order. The morning prayer was offered by Modie McNeal.

The following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Charlotte Bishop; Secretary—Jenny Acton; Arranging Committee—Carla Smith.

Leaders: Charlotte Bishop 63; Bobby Jackson 499, 45t; Nell Estes 40, 84; John Merritt “Nettie”, “Munfordville”; Isabella Greene 388, 100; Mary Jean Payne 401, 290; Paula Fagan 73t, 108t; Edna Ruth Phillips 480, 405; Audress Gurley 36b, 517 (WB); Jenny Acton 25 (JB), 340; Brandon Acton 53, 300; class 159 and 460 (for Waymond Price).

LUNCH

The afternoon session was brought to order by Charlotte Bishop leading 145b. Leaders: Sharon Whitehead 155, 120; William Futral 341, 490; Virginia Futral 569b, 565; Wendy Futral 101t, 491; Jack Nelson 438, 560; Charlotte Bishop 358 (for Carla Smith), “A Light At The River”; Charlotte Bishop 339 (by request for the Avery family), 294, 335; Larry Acton, Jr. 73b, 30t; Jack Nelson 30b; John Merritt and Brandon Acton 166.

Announcements were made. Charlotte Bishop led 56t as the closing song. William Futral offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Charlotte Bishop; Secretary—Jenny Acton.