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Beasley - Lee Memorial Singing

Concord Primitive Baptist Church, Winfield, Alabama

August 18, 1996

The annual Elder John Belton Beasley, Emma Keeton Beasley, and Phillip Lee, III Memorial Singing was held at Concord Primitive Baptist Church, Winfield, Alabama on the third Sunday in August. The class was called to order by Marlin Beasley leading songs on pages 32 (t? b?) and 49b. The morning prayer was led by Rickey Beasley. Marlin Beasley led song on page 31b. The class organized, and the following officers were elected: Chairman—Marlin Beasley; Vice Chairman—Travis Keeton; Secretary—Dorothea McCowan; Arranging Committee—Josie Hyde. Leaders: Marlin Beasley 144; Rickey Beasley 47b, 566; Arnold Moore 460, 77 (t? b?); Keterina Sanders 73 (t? b?), 454; Gene Wakefield 108b, 56 (t? b?); Becky Briggs 335, 336; Gabriel Kastelle (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) 48b, 89; Mae Conwill 171, 314; Cecil Sanders 441; Dr. Juliette Haynes 296, 430; Elmer Conwill 396, 286.

RECESS

Josie Hyde called the class to order leading song on page 298. Leaders: Odie Horton 403, 424; Tressie Adkins 222, 78; Terry Hogue (Decatur, Illinois) 28b, 501; Ann Ballard 208, 30 (t? b?); Gravis Ballinger 34b, 475; Beatrice Brewer 373, 384; Don Robertson 212, 215; Lena Wakefield 530, 498, 500; Buell Cobb 410 (t? b?), 525 (?); Cora Sweatt 127, 312b; Marlin Beasley 285 (t? b?). Prayer was given by Rickey Beasley.

LUNCH

The class was called back together by Travis Keeton leading songs on pages 400 and 209. Leaders: Dorothea McCowan 344, 304; Kermit Adams 377, 75; Essie Calvert 82 (t? b?), 391; Johnny Humber 200, 131b; Gail Doss (Richmond, Virginia) 142, 282; Tom Harper 411; Frances Lee 274 (t? b?), 72b; Larry Ballinger 139, 123 (t? b?); Ila Ingle 112, 480; John Beasley 100, 81 (t? b?).

RECESS

The class was called back together by Marlin Beasley leading song on page 318. Leaders: Tommy Beasley 348 (t? b?), 317; Charlie Ballard 512, 354b; Patsy Kelley “Not Made With Hands” in memory of her mother, Johnnie Sue Beasley, who passed away this year; David Beasley 275b, 39b; Tara Morton and Juanita Beasley 45 (t? b?); Gabriel Kastelle 378b, 48 (t? b?); Gail Doss 276, 503; Terry Hogue 84, 68b. Announcements were made, and the class was dismissed with prayer by Rickey Beasley.

Chairman—Marlin Beasley; Vice Chairman—Travis Keeton; Secretary—Dorothea McCowan.