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Putnam, Light, and King Memorial Singing

Mt. Oak Methodist Church, Arab, Alabama

Saturday, October 25, 2008

The Putnam, Light and King Memorial Sacred Harp singing (formerly the Coy Putnam Memorial) was held at Mt. Oak Methodist Church, Arab, Alabama, on Saturday before the fourth Sunday in October. The class was called to order at 10:00 a.m. by David Light leading 101t. The morning prayer was offered by Ed Thacker.

The following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—David Light; Vice Chairman—J.C. Rutledge; Secretary—Judy Caudle.

Leaders: David Light 100, 176b; J.C. Rutledge 30t, 31b; Judy Caudle 32t, 47t, 49t; Ed Thacker 154, 494; Wayne Kendrick 319, 131b, 448b; Imogene Nelms 128, 124, 87.


The class was called back together by David Light 274t. Leaders: Judy Caudle 63, 187 (for Rhoda Norris); Ken Robinson 569b, 565; Ramona Light 143, 441; Manilia Hudson 43, 59, 480; Eunice Kimbrell 129. Wayne Kendrick offered the blessing at the lunch table.


The afternoon session was called to order by David Light leading 145b and 192. Leaders: J.C. Rutledge 58; Imogene Nelms 144; J.C. Rutledge 145t; Dana Jacobs 489, 503; Ed Thacker 205, 39b; Judy Caudle 403; Glenda Hopper 276; Ramona Light 434; Ramona Light and Manilia Hudson 200; Manilia Hudson 358; Ken Robinson 108t, 68b; Wayne Kendrick 127; David Light 112; J.C. Rutledge 111b.

David Light led 45t as the closing song. The closing prayer was offered by J.C. Rutledge, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—David Light; Vice Chairman—J.C. Rutledge; Secretary—Judy Caudle