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Cross Roads Memorial

North of Tallapoosa, Georgia

Saturday night, November, 18, 2006

The thirty-ninth session of the Cross Roads Memorial was held on Saturday night before the third Sunday in November. The class was called to order by George Garner leading 59. The evening prayer was offered by Rev. Gerald Slowman. Miranel Swafford led 32t and 348b (in memory of her father, Gilbert Pope). Charlene Wallace led 61 and 63.

The class was organized with the following elected or appointed: Chairman—Cecil Roberts; Vice Chairman—Miranel Swafford; Secretary—Belinda Stansbery.

Leaders: Cecil Roberts 417; Carlene Griffin 334, 335; Richard DeLong 176b, 132; Paul Robinson and Sandy Parker 128, 159; Stanley Edwards and Marilyn Bradley 229, 340; Ed Thacker 31b, 37b; Hugh McGraw 37t; Eric Robinson 569b (for Junior Robinson), 101t; C.W. Garner 100, 65; Sara Roberts 108t, 127; Margaret Thacker 480, 565.


Cecil Roberts brought the class back to order leading 30b (in memory of his mother, Shirley Roberts, and his aunt, Evelyn Newman). Leaders: Kaley Morris 119, 282; Katherine Weitzel 421, 156; Inez Chandler and Ceford Wood 490, 457; Cecil Roberts, Chris Sandling, and Shawn Dunlog 45t; Margaret Thacker and Ed Thacker 39b; Richard DeLong 27; Paul Robinson and Eric Robinson 294; Sara Roberts 323b; George Garner 499 (in memory of Kevin Clayton and Joyce McCray); Stanley Edwards and Marilyn Bradley 34t, 42.

Cecil Roberts and Katherine Weitzel led 62 as the closing song. Dorsey Newman dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—Cecil Roberts; Vice Chairman—Miranel Swafford; Secretary—Belinda Stansbery