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Chafin, Harbinson, and Hollis Memorial

New Prospect Church, Cullman County, Alabama

Sunday, July 19, 2009

The 137th session of the Chafin, Harbinson, and Hollis Memorial Sacred Harp singing was held at New Prospect Church, Cullman County, Alabama, on the third Sunday in July. The class was called to order by Velton Chafin leading 34b. The morning prayer was offered by Richard Mauldin.

The following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Velton Chafin; Vice Chairman—Harrison Creel; Secretary—Brenda Merritt; Arranging Committee—Billy Williams.

Leaders: Velton Chafin 35; Tommy Spurlock 217; S.T. Reed 131b, 135; Gary Smith 66, 565; Oleta Stewart 312b, 313t; Henry Guthery 283, 176b; Juanita Newman 335; Sarah Smith 406, 384; Aubrey Barfield 383, 480; Ernestine Pipkin 110, 142; B.M. Smith 475, 222; Richard Mauldin 551, 358; Susan Allred 183, 501; Wanda Capps 540, 299.

RECESS

Velton Chafin brought the class back to order by leading 106. Leaders: Wayne Reed 285t, 68b; Earl Ballinger 80b, 498; Caleb Allred 503; Caleb Allred and Brenda Merritt 542; Marlin Beasley 77t, 312t; Jennifer Lee 564 (in memory of John Etheridge), 440; Larry Ballinger 410t, 472; Travis Keeton 499, 155; Rachel Allred 272, 442; Stanley Smith 432, 306, 205 (in memory of John Etheridge); Lisa Geist 269, 273; Bea Carnathan 438, 568; Bridgett Hill 391 (for Josie Hyde); Bud Oliver 39b; Danny Creel 504; Elene Stovall 492, 200; Ann Jett 327.

LUNCH

The afternoon session was called to order by Velton Chafin leading 318. Leaders: Larry Chafin and Velton Chafin 63; Willodean Barton 454; Lucy Heidorn 192; Judy Caudle 389, 325; Amber Davis 500; John Merritt 143 (for Ray Chafin family); Tommy Spurlock 430; Tyler Newman 340, 64; Harrison Creel 342, 111b; Brenda Merritt 434; Ozella Blackmon 282; Freda Bledsoe 166; George Chafin and Brenda Merritt 128; Judy Caudle 140 (by request); Velton Chafin 266 (for Josie Hyde), 345b.

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—Brenda Merritt