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Oak Hill Baptist Church

Oxford, Alabama

Sunday, November 11, 2007

The annual Sacred Harp singing at Oak Hill Baptist Church was held on the second Sunday in November. The class was called to order by Stanley Edwards leading 52t. The opening prayer was offered by Micheal Thompson. Stanley Edwards led 82t.

A business session was held with the following officers elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Evelyn Harris; Vice Chairman—Jeff Sheppard; Secretary—Judy Caudle; Arranging Committee—Pearl Guier.

Leaders: Evelyn Harris 59, 155; Jeff Sheppard 187, 440; Judy Caudle 271t, 272; Pearl Guier 40, 303 (in memory of B.J. Harris); Bud Oliver 39b, 42; Joyce Walton 204, 205; Louis Hughes 201, 568 (in memory of Bobby Jackson); Reba Windom 436 (in memory of LaRue Allen), 168 (in memory of Chester Lacy); S.T. Reed 74t, 74b; Glenda Collins 100, 101t; Charlene Wallace 135, 297.

RECESS

The class was called back to order by Jeff Sheppard leading 75. Leaders: Kathy Williams 222, 208; Hugh McGraw 145b; Donna Bell 171, 63; Bridgett Hill 110, 276; Michael Thompson 497,176b; Judy Chambless 81b, 223; Floy Wilder 186, 402; Henry Johnson 88t, 96; Roy Nelson 176t, 179; Shelbie Sheppard 484, 481; Sonya Sipe and Angela Martin 32t, 128; Robert Chambless 70t, 503; Louise Holland 36b, 73t, 358 (by request); Mary Jo Shafer 117, 410t; Stanley Edwards 166, 175. Henry Johnson offered the blessing for the noon meal.

LUNCH

The afternoon session began with Jeff Sheppard leading 87. Leaders: Reba Windom 546; Bud Oliver 421; Joyce Walton 338; Louis Hughes 34t; Kathy Williams 95; Michael Thompson 482; Charlene Wallace 495; Hugh McGraw 94; Judy Caudle 403; Judy Chambless 339; S.T. Reed 109; Bridgett Hill 564; Donna Bell 107; Henry Johnson 70b; Floy Wilder 142; Robert Chambless 480; Mary Jo Shafer 33b; Roy Nelson 283; Daphene Causey 56b.

Evelyn Harris led 46 as the closing song. The closing prayer was offered by Theron Williams, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Evelyn Harris; Vice Chairman—Jeff Sheppard; Secretary—Judy Caudle