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Darien Primitive Baptist Church
Homecoming and Singing

Tallapoosa County, Alabama

Sunday, May 25, 2008

The annual Sacred Harp singing held at Darien Primitive Baptist Church began at 10:00 a.m. with opening remarks and prayer offered by Bill Thomas. Don Clark then led 59 and 99.

The class organized by electing the following officers: Chairman—Don Clark; Vice Chairman—Gaylon Powell; Secretary—Charlotte Bishop.

Leaders: Judy Chambless 34t, 100; Virginia Futral 569b, 145b; Charlotte Bishop 335, 452; Laura Densmore 313t, 481; Robert Chambless 72b, 77t; Wendy Futral 196, 35; Gaylon Powell 268 (CB), 372 (CB); Carla Smith 354b, 358; David Richardson 488t (CB), 478 (CB); Cheryl Foreman 344, 354t; Guy Bankes 350, 77b; Tammy Powell 535, 565.

LUNCH

The afternoon session began with Gaylon Powell leading 49b in memory of Lessie Bishop Langley. Leaders: Myra Faye Goss 127, 222; Carol Buche 210 (CB), 488b (CB); William Futral and Wendy Futral 491, 147t; Karen Clark 66, 137 (CB); Doron Henkin 192, 333; Wayne Cotney 373, 73t, 45t (in memory of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Bishop); Sharon Whitehead 480, 229 (CB); Laura Densmore 50 (t? b?); Tammy Powell 142; Cheryl Foreman 475; Myra Faye Goss 358 (for Clifford Meigs); Guy Bankes 503; David Richardson 153; Doron Henkin 332; Gaylon Powell 346 (CB); Sharon Whitehead 571 (CB); Carol Buche 143.

Announcements were made. Don Clark led 31t (CB) as the closing song. The class was dismissed with prayer offered by Wayne Cotney.

Chairman—Don Clark; Vice Chairman—Gaylon Powell; Secretary—Charlotte Bishop