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Second Annual Arrow Rock Spring Singing

Federated Church, Arrow Rock, Missouri

May 18, 1996

Joe Casad called the class to order leading song on page 28 (t? b?). Rev. Charles Bullock Bennett led the morning prayer. Wendy Hofmann led song on page 117, and Becky Browne led song on page 32t. The class was organized, and the following officers were elected or appointed: Chairman—Susan Green; Vice Chairman—Joe Casad; Secretary—Richard Green; Arranging Committee—Becky Browne and Joe Douglas; Memorial Committee—Karen Isbell and Jenny Willard; Finance—Wendy Hofmann. The following leaders were called: Susan Green 350; Joe Casad 299; Dave Ressler 37b; Jo Dell Albi 29t; Patti Butterfield 102; Joe Douglas 497; Karen Isbell 313t; Anna Sylvester 146; Jeanette Lowry 183; Richard Green 38b; Ann Leckie 56b; Peter Nichols 53; Charley Derleth 447; Jenny Willard 168; Susan Green 35; Jim Solheim 218; Keith Willard 39t; Dan Gibbons 442; Gary Gronau 137; Rebecca Green 66; Patti Butterfield 86; Richard Green 99; Jeanette Lowry 100; Wendy Hofmann 85t; Peter Nichols 334; Karen Isbell 142; Joe Douglas 419; Jenny Willard 300; Gary Gronau 110; Susan Green and Charles Bennett 128; Charley Derleth 111b; Joe Casad 454; Ann Leckie 385t; Keith Willard 144. Rev. Charles Bennett asked the blessing on the food, and the class was dismissed for lunch.

LUNCH

Joe Casad called the class to order leading song on page 159. Leaders: Anna Sylvester 92; Dave Ressler 542; Jim Solheim 377; Jo Dell Albi 474; Joe Douglas 89; Dave Para and Cathy Barton 82t, 178; Ann Leckie 208; Paul Drummond 205. The memorial lesson was given by Karen Isbell and Jenny Willard, and led song on page 348 (t? b?). The class remembered the recently deceased: Michael Hoban, Missouri. The following sick and shut ins were also remembered: Ruby Phillips, Virgil Phillips, Dr. Rodney Willard, William Green, Joyce Smith, Donna Acton, and Evelyn Browne. Leaders: Richard Green 203; Dave Ressler 200; Patti Butterfield 436; Jim Solheim 269; Donna Walters 28t; Charley Derleth 347; Jeanette Lowry 430; Susan Green 217; Karen Isbell 501; Wendy Hofmann 268; Anna Sylvester 120; Cathy Barton and Dave Para 215 (in honor of Booneville graduating seniors); Dan Gibbons 181; Paul Drummond 127; Jenny Willard 145b; Joe Casad 148; Jo Dell Albi 212; Gary Gronau 192; Keith Willard 74 (t? b?). Susan Green thanked all the committees for their service, and Dave Ressler for keying the music. After announcements, Susan Green and Joe Casad led song on page 62 for the closing song as the class took the parting hand. Rev. Charles Bennett led the closing prayer.

Chairman—Susan Green; Vice Chairman—Joe Casad; Secretary—Richard Green.