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B. I. Wood and Alvis Brothers Memorial

Pilgrim’s Rest Primitive Baptist Church, Attalla, Alabama

Saturday, October 31, 2009

The annual Sacred Harp singing in memory of B.I. Wood and Alvis Brothers was held at Pilgrim’s Rest Primitive Baptist Church on Saturday before the first Sunday in November. The class was called to order by Ron Crocker leading 48t. The morning prayer was offered by Othie Chamblee.

A business meeting was held with the following officers elected to serve: Chairman—Ron Crocker; Secretary—Gloria Hutchens.

Leaders: Ron Crocker 47t, 49b; Beecher Yancey 452, 565; Willouise Malone 147t, 354b; Helen Lambert 75, 74b; Larry Lambert 410t, 332; Debra Ritch 133, 108b; Gloria Hutchens 77t, 101t; Beecher Yancey 378t, 39b; Ron Crocker 61.


Ron Crocker called the class back to order leading 274t. Leaders: Willouise Malone 164, 89; Helen Lambert 426t, 285t; Larry Lambert and Helen Lambert 490 (in memory of her mother, Lela Brothers), 111b; Debra Ritch 335, 312b; Gloria Hutchens 30t, 566; Ron Crocker 148. Ron Crocker offered the blessing for the noon meal.


The afternoon session was called to order by Ron Crocker leading 270. Leaders: Ron Crocker 144, 145b; Helen Lambert 82t, 127; Larry Lambert 31t, 31b, 32t; Debra Ritch 64, 406; Gloria Hutchens 45t, 201; Ron Crocker 129, 501 (CB) (in memory of Billie Dean Hornsby), 65; Ron Crocker and Debra Ritch 511b (CB); Ron Crocker 134 (OSH), 358, 145t.

Ron Crocker led 62 as the closing song, and offered the closing prayer. The class was dismissed.

Chairman—Ron Crocker; Secretary—Gloria Hutchens