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B.I. Wood and Alvis Brothers Memorial

Pilgrim’s Rest Primitive Baptist Church, Attalla, Alabama

Saturday, November 3, 2007

The annual singing in memory of B.I. Wood and Alvis Brothers was held at Pilgrim’s Rest Primitive Baptist Church in Attalla, Alabama, on Saturday before the first Sunday in November. The class was called to order by Ron Crocker leading 48t. The morning prayer was offered by Othie Chamblee.

A business meeting was held with the class voting to retain the same officers: Chairman—Ron Crocker; Secretary—Gloria Hutchens.

Leaders: Beth Branscome 49b, 84; Nate Green and Norma Green 61, 56t; Delone Cobbs 47b, 164; Judy Caudle 57, 79; Michael Likos 128, 81t; Willouise Malone 147t, 89; Helen Lambert and Larry Lambert 67, 74b, 332, 410b; J.L. Hopper 91, 145b.


Ron Crocker brought the class back to order leading 138b. Leaders: Debra Ritch 108b, 373; Doris Brown 144, 328; Beth Branscome 565, 87; Nate Green and Norma Green 141, 278t; Delone Cobbs 329, 378t; Judy Caudle 76t, 77b, 77t.


The afternoon session was called to order by Ron Crocker leading 108t and 47t. Leaders: Michael Likos 145t, 119; Helen Lambert and Larry Lambert 148, 410t; J.L. Hopper 149, 295; Debra Ritch 133, 274t.

A memorial lesson was conducted by Ron Crocker leading 490 (in memory of Billie Dean Hornsby, who died in May of this year); Judy Caudle led 99 (in memory of Herby Bailey); and J.L. Hopper led 73t (in memory of Pauline Cobbs). The memorial was closed.

Leaders: Beth Branscome 34b; Delone Cobbs 73b; Judy Caudle 358, 186; Helen Lambert, Pam Sims, and Austin Sims 72b.

Announcements were made. Ron Crocker led 62 as the closing song. Elder J.L. Hopper offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Ron Crocker; Secretary—Gloria Hutchens