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Putnam, Light, and King Memorial Singing

Mt. Oak Methodist Church, Arab, Alabama

Saturday, October 24, 2009

The Putnam, Light, and King Memorial Sacred Harp Singing was held at Mt. Oak Methodist Church 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 opening prayer was offered by Elder J.L. Hopper.

The following officers were retained: Chairman—David Light; Vice Chairman—J.C. Rutledge; Secretary—Judy Caudle.

Leaders: David Light 100, 274t; Dan Hopper 136, 213b, 346, 285t; Imogene Nelms 328, 275b, 89.


The class was called back together by David Light leading 112, 176b, and 45t. Leaders: J.L. Hopper 44, 137, 343, 321; Dan Hopper 320, 323t.

During this session, Elder J.L. Hopper taught the class some of the finer points of minor music. Elder Dan Hopper offered the blessing at the lunch table.


The afternoon session was called to order by David Light leading 276. Leaders: David Light 143, 354b (for Sandra Light); Imogene Nelms 312b, 313t, 63; J.L. Hopper 184, 277; Dan Hopper 138t, 129, 131t (for Glenda Hopper).

Following announcements, David Light led 46 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