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Gum Pond Primitive Baptist Church

Eva, Morgan County, Alabama

Sunday, May 22, 2005

The May Decoration Day Sacred Harp singing held at Gum Pond Primitive Baptist Church on the fourth Sunday in May was called to order by Chairman Milford Cobbs leading 381. The morning prayer was offered by Elder J.L. Hopper. After welcoming everyone, Milford Cobbs led 45t.

The following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Milford Cobbs; Vice Chairman—Arvid Holmes; Secretary—Judy Caudle.

Leaders: Judy Caudle 36t, 33b; Arvid Holmes 155; John Hyde 275b; Corene White 171; Glenda Hopper 81t; Sandra Light 143, 354t; Teddy Creel 87; Tim Cook 512, 474; Bud Oliver 274t; David Ivey 376; David Light 318, 302; Danny Creel 383; Henry Johnson 123t, 131b; Karen Ivey 273, 108t; Lomax Ballinger 89; Rodney Ivey 113, 435.

RECESS

The singing resumed with Milford Cobbs leading 127. Leaders: Brandon Thompson 39b, 335; Jonathon Thompson 84, 300; Larry Ballinger 182; Loyd Ivey 47t; Wilton Donaldson 480; Betty Shepherd 216, 101t; Robert Walker 510, 477; Henry Guthery 149; Emily Creel 269; Joel Jenkins 142; Max Berueffy 332 (for Brooks Berueffy); Josie Hyde 361; Chris Ballinger 270, 350; Bridgett Hill and Richard Mauldin 36b, 168 (for Christine and family during their time of grief). Prayer was offered by David Ivey.

LUNCH

The class was called back to order by J.L. Hopper leading 145t. Leaders: Shane Wooten 560, 542; Sarah Jenkins 68b (in memory of Floyd Peters), 148; Donna Wooten 74b, 88t; Jennifer Allred 411, 170; J.L. Hopper 355; Caleb Allred 282, 312b; Will Allred 401, 76b; Jackson Harcrow 159, 42; Delone Cobbs 32t, 150; Daphne Causey and Sharon DuPriest 136, 140; Travis Keeton 388, 343; Rachel Allred 442, 35.

RECESS

The singing resumed with J.L. Hopper leading 91. Leaders: Henry Guthery III 97, 340 (in memory of Sherry Guthery); LaRue Allen 314, 556; Ed Thacker 511, 235; John Plunkett 76t, 271b; Richard Mauldin 378t (for Dick Mauldin); John Hyde and Richard Mauldin 43; Elene Stovall 280; Elene Stovall and Ed Thacker 426b; Nancy Thompson 75, 65; Amber Davis 276, 224; Dennis George 400; Linda Thomas 373; Craig Holmes 64; Carol Newman 220; Daniel Hopper 479, 451; Judy Caudle 459 (in memory of Bera Bradford).

Following announcements, J.L. Hopper led 46 as the closing song. The class was dismissed with prayer led by J.C. Rutledge.

Chairman—Milford Cobbs; Vice Chairman—Arvid Holmes; Secretary—Judy Caudle.