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Elder Roy Avery’s Birthday/Memorial Singing

Rocky Mount Primitive Baptist Church,
Tallapoosa County, Alabama

Sunday, February 11, 2007

The Roy Avery Memorial singing was held at Rocky Mount Primitive Baptist Church in Daviston, Alabama, on the second Sunday in February. The opening prayer was offered by Lonnie Rodgers. Eugene Forbes called the class to order.

The following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Eugene Forbes; Secretary—Jenny Acton; Arranging Committee—Nellie Estes and Charlotte Bishop.

Leaders: Jack Nelson 117; Virginia Futral 145b, 313t; Ted Price 84, 300; Judy Chambless 159, 28t; Ed Thacker 354t, 350; Carlene Griffin 37b, 155; Bud Oliver 39b, 73t; Diane Avery 299, 186; Will Massey 339, 59.

RECESS

Eugene Forbes called the class back to order leading 123t. Leaders: Oscar McGuire 276; Charlene Wallace 168, 288 (in memory of Bobby Jackson); Hugh McGraw 289; Floy Wilder 187, 142; Stanley Edwards 340, 341; Lonnie Rogers 97, 389; Robert Chambless 335, 49t; Karen Clark 421, 466; Jean Payne 141, 272; John Merritt 358, 312b.

A preaching service was held at this time.

LUNCH

Eugene Forbes opened the afternoon session leading 317. Leaders: Nellie Estes and Jean Payne 99 (for their mom, Mrs. Avery), 560 (for their dad, Elder R. Avery); Edna Ruth Phillips 480, 384; William Futral 490, 489; Don Clark 290 (for Leonard Price), 171; Karen Rawlings 36b, 373; Marion Patrick 332, 334; Carla Smith 40, 294; Jenny Acton 229 (CB), 112; Ben Keeble 47b, 49b; Wendy Futral 196, 491; Audress Gurley 37b, 282; Sharon Whitehead 143, 61; Brittney Price, Teresa Johnson, and Ted Price 111t (in memory of Jim Monroe), 198; Charlotte Bishop 268, 145t; Daniel Dean 452, 457 (in memory of his grandfather, Elder Beckett); Brenda Dean 28b, 417 (for Christine Keeble); Bufrey Dean 39t, 34t.

Announcements were made. The class sang 46 as the closing song. Elder Bufrey Dean dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—Eugene Forbes; Secretary—Jenny Acton