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J.D. Starnes Memorial

Mt. Hope Baptist Church, Northeast of Sipsey, Alabama

Sunday, February 5, 2006

The J.D. Starnes Memorial Sacred Harp singing was held at Mt. Hope Baptist Church on the first Sunday in February. Velton Chafin called the class to order leading 316, 30t, and 34b. The morning prayer was offered by Pastor Philip Watson.

The officers for next year are as follows: Chairman—Henry Guthery; Co-Chairman—Danny Creel; Secretary—Wanda Capps; Arranging Committee—Travis Keeton.

Leaders: Henry Guthery 50b, 283; Marlin Beasley 73t, 318; Wilton Donaldson 490, 47b; John Hyde 43, 544; Charlotte McCarn 100, 285t; Willodean Barton 82t, 63; Ozella Blackmon 112, 384; Richard Mauldin 313t, 143.

RECESS

Henry Guthery called the class to order leading 431. Leaders: Juanita Beasley 32t, 61; Flarce Creel 39b, 475; Amber Davis 203, 349; Wanda Capps 430, 440; Josie Hyde 507; Danny Creel 503, 225t. Pastor Philip Watson spoke to the congregation and blessed the noon meal.

LUNCH

The afternoon session was brought to order by Henry Guthery leading 549. Leaders: Cecil Sanders and Winell Sanders 569b, 294, 123t, 380; Harrison Creel 498,111b, 512; Travis Keeton 499, 566, 284; Marlin Beasley 276, 480; Charlotte McCarn 274t, 84; Velton Chafin 225b; Wanda Capps 142, 546; John Hyde 275b, 104; Richard Mauldin 339, 358; Flarce Creel 270; Amber Davis 542; Teddy Creel 124, 87; Josie Hyde 360, 59; Juanita Beasley 159; Danny Creel 155, 89.

After announcements were made, Henry Guthery led 348b as the closing song. Harrison Creel dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—Velton Chafin; Secretary—Wanda Capps.