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Mt. Oak Methodist Church

Six miles northeast of Arab, Alabama

Saturday, July 16, 2005

The annual Sacred Harp singing at Mt. Oak Methodist Church was held on Saturday before the third Sunday in July. David Light called the class to order leading 274t. Elder J.L. Hopper offered the morning prayer.

A business session was held with the following officers elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—David Light; Vice Chairman—J.C. Rutledge; Arranging Committee—David Light; Secretary—Eunice Kimbrell.

Leaders: David Light 176t, 101t; J.C. Rutledge 569b, 568; Eunice Kimbrell 129, 42; Robert Walker 145b, 34b, 480; Sandra Light 143, 354b; Ed Thacker 39b, 73b, 498; Delone Cobb 49b, 63.


The class was brought to order by David Light leading 100. Leaders: Beth Brauscom 32t, 335, 503; Bud Oliver 73t, 170, 270; Sonya Cobbs Sipes 77t, 30b, 31b; Wilda Holmes 384; Henry Johnson 123t, 138t, 235; Ramona Light 436, 53; Sandra Light and Ramona Light 155, 491b (WB).


The afternoon session was called back to order by J.C. Rutledge leading 105. Leaders: Arvid Holmes 358; Elder J.L. Hopper 291, 417; David Light 110; Eunice Kimbrell and David Light 72b; Robert Walker 510, 452; Delone Cobbs 56t, 378t; Ed Thacker 441; Beth Brauscom 378b, 157; Bud Oliver 47t, 48t; David Light and Ramona Light 192; Henry Johnson 231; Beth Brauscom 460 (by request); Rhoda Norris and David Light 46, 155.

The class was dismissed with prayer led by Elder J.L. Hopper.

Chairman—David Light; Vice Chairman—J.C. Rutledge; Secretary—Eunice Kimbrell.