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Oak Grove Primitive Baptist Church

Oak Grove Community, Sylacauga, Alabama

Saturday, May 12, 2007

The annual Sacred Harp singing was held at Oak Grove Primitive Baptist Church in the Oak Grove Community, near Sylacauga, Alabama, on the second Saturday in May. Jack Nelson offered the morning prayer.

The following officers were elected or appointed: Chairman—Bufrey Dean; Secretary—Virginia Futral; Arranging Committee—Wendy Futral.

Leaders: Bufrey Dean 47b; Jeff Sheppard 124, 322; Stanley Edwards 435, 340; Eugene Forbes 222, 328; Karen Clark 421, 28b; Ed Thacker 72b, 532; Floy Wilder 142, 432; Don Clark 31t, 99; Marilyn Bradley 59, 569b; Jack Nelson 480, 30b.

RECESS

Bufrey Dean brought the class back together leading 111b. Leaders; Wendy Futral 196, 491; Judy Chambless 335, 490; Jim Carnes 388, 436; William Futral 98, 341; Robert Chambless 145b, 225t; Edna Ruth Phillips 236, 168; James Welsch 68b,186.

LUNCH

Bufrey Dean called the afternoon session together leading 45t. Leaders: Velton Chafin 487, 494; Tim Cook 152, 287; Nell Estes 371, 192; Lou Cotney 300, 218; Jo Frederick Snodgrass 270, 378 (t? b?); Brenda Dean 111t, 417; James Waldrop 101t, 146; Tom Ingram 127, 323b; Nancy Robbins 31b, 38t; Myra Goss 170, 380; Virginia Futral 566, 35.

After announcements were made, Bufrey Dean led 272 and 75 as the closing songs. The class was dismissed with prayer.

Chairman—Bufrey Dean; Secretary—Virginia Futral