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Oak Hill Baptist Church Singing

Oxford, Alabama

Sunday, November 9, 2008

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 Evelyn Harris leading 155. The morning prayer was offered by Cecil Roberts.

The class organized by electing the following officers: Chairman—Stanley Edwards; Vice Chairman—Jeff Sheppard; Secretary—Cindy Tanner; Arranging Committee—Pearl Guier.

Leaders: Stanley Edwards 56t, 60; Cindy Tanner 322, 335; Robert Chambless 128, 452; Charlene Wallace 77t, 168; B.M. Smith 101t, 112; Floy Wilder 422, 432; Harrison Creel 498, 111b; Judy Chambless 66, 565; Margaret Thacker 68b, 489; Cecil Roberts 569b (in memory of B.J. Harris), 229; Joyce Walton 67.

RECESS

Stanley Edwards called the class back together leading 59. Leaders: Michael Thompson 88t, 89; Margie Smith 499, 225t; Ed Thacker 57, 461; Stephanie Tingler 476, 146 (in memory of her aunt); Virginia Dyer 63, 99; Danny Creel 106; Bridgett Hill 48t, 186; Jeff Sheppard 208; Shannon Primm 475, 540; Mary Jo Shafer 503, 82t; Delone Cobbs 290, 49b; Sharon DuPriest 546, 137; John Plunkett 303, 295; Sandra McCurdy 358, 339.

LUNCH

The afternoon session was called to order by Stanley Edwards leading 102. Leaders: Richard Delong 338, 158; Ann Simpson 97, 147t; Pearl Guier 122 (in memory of Ruth Brown), 45t; Danny Creel 269; Margaret Thacker 480; Michael Thompson 400; Joyce Walton 192; Ed Thacker 568; Shannon Primm 569t; John Plunkett 332; Bridgett Hill 391; Harrison Creel 512; Floy Wilder 402; Delone Cobbs 341; Richard Delong 109; Virginia Dyer 182; Robert Chambless 145b; Mary Jo Shafer 117; B.M. Smith 384; Ann Simpson 445; Cecil Roberts 319.

Stanley Edwards led 42 as the closing song. Cecil Roberts offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Stanley Edwards; Vice Chairman—Jeff Sheppard; Secretary—Cindy Tanner