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Moon and Guthrie Memorial Singing

Liberty Church (McCormick), Sumiton, Alabama

Sunday, August 31, 2008

The annual memorial singing held at Liberty Church was called to order by Velton Chafin leading 32t. Danny Creel offered the morning prayer.

A business session was held with the following officers elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Velton Chafin; Vice Chairman—Harrison Creel; Secretary—Eldagene Roberson; Arranging Committee—Brenda Merritt.

Leaders: Velton Chafin 33b, 30b; Kermit Adams 39b, 43; David Roberson 146, 222, 274t; Travis Keeton 179, 75; Gary Smith 66, 565, 569b; Lena Keeton 35 (for Don Keeton), 480 (in memory of John Hocutt); Seth Holloway 145b, 354b, 388; Roma Rice 460, 434; Gravis Ballinger 49t, 410t, 112; Velton Chafin 482 (in memory of Pauline Childers).

RECESS

Velton Chafin brought the class back to order leading 175 (in memory of Harlie Guthrie). Leaders: Elizabeth Keeton 212; Amber Davis 402, 187; Marlin Beasley 192, 283, 418; Ellis Shipp 108t, 108b; Willodean Barton 454, 498; Billy Williams 319, 334; Fay Naramore 406; Margaret Keeton 171, 137, 143; Sarah Smith 340; Sarah Smith, Jorge Carrish, Seth Holloway 323b.

LUNCH

The afternoon session was called to order by Velton Chafin leading 38t and 41. Leaders: Glenn Keeton 74b, 77t, 77b; Jorge Carrish 45t, 73t, 73b; Amber Davis 318, 384; John Merritt 224, 358; Hannah Tate 294; Ken Tate and Hannah Tate 124; Emily Creel 284, 475, 178; Larry Ballinger 76t, 76b; Steve Adams and Emily Creel 309, 101t, 100; Eldagene Roberson 40; Ken Tate 512, 347; Ellis Shipp 337; Brecklyn Tate and Hannah Tate 59, 61, 430; Brenda Merritt 336.

Announcements were made. Velton Chafin led 521 as the closing song. Marlin Beasley offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Velton Chafin; Vice Chairman—Harrison Creel; Secretary—Eldagene Roberson