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Mt. Oak Methodist Church

Six miles northeast of Arab, Alabama

Saturday, July 15, 2006

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 at 10:00 a.m. leading 274t. The morning prayer was offered by Elder J.L. Hopper.

The following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—David Light; Vice Chairman—J.C. Rutledge; Secretary—Eunice Kimbrell.

Leaders: David Light 101t, 176b; J.C. Rutledge 544; Sandra Light 143, 354b; Ed Thacker 183, 336; Glenda Hopper 225t, 33t; Shane Wootten 40, 155; Judy Caudle 399t, 198; David Light 318.


The class was brought to order by David Light leading 340. Leaders: Bud Oliver 30t, 32t, 36b; Ramona Light 398; J.L. Hopper 187, 299; Tony Ivey 278t, 479; Dan Hopper 242, 346; David Light 300, 112. Tony Ivey offered prayer before the noon meal.


The afternoon session was called back to order by David Light leading 110 and 100. Leaders: J.C. Rutledge 569b, 568; Leonard Hayes 501 (CB); Ramona Light and Sandra Light 491b (WB); Glenda Hopper 306; Judy Caudle 189, 177 (for Rhoda Norris); Tony Ivey 104; Bud Oliver 39b; Ed Thacker 204, 269; Dan Hopper 39t; Shane Wootten 388, 153; J.L. Hopper 304; David Light, Ramona Light, and Sandra Light 192; David Light 48t (in memory of O.B. Norris).

Following announcements, David Light led 46 as the closing song. Elder Dan Hopper offered prayer, and the class was dismissed.

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