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Oak Hill Baptist Church Singing

Oxford, Alabama

Sunday, November 8, 2009

The annual Sacred Harp singing at Oak Hill Baptist Church was held on the second Sunday in November. The class was called to order at 9:30 a.m. by Stanley Edwards leading 59. The morning prayer was offered by Cecil Roberts.

Leaders: Stanley Edwards 47b; Jeff Sheppard 61, 89; Judy Caudle 177, 33b; Margie Smith 313t, 225t; Pearl Guier 32t, 81t.

A business session was held with the following officers elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Stanley Edwards; Vice Chairman—Jeff Sheppard; Secretary—Judy Caudle; Arranging Committee—Pearl Guier and Margie Smith.

Leaders: Michael Thompson 176b, 123b; Marilyn Bradley 58, 34t; Ed Thacker 306, 507; Charlene Wallace 283 (for Don Bowen), 409.


Stanley Edwards brought the class back to order by leading 101b. Leaders: Reba Windom 171, 192; Cecil Roberts 34b, 31t; Shannon Primm 545, 303; Henry Johnson 105, 138t; Judy Chambless 460, 540; B. M. Smith 204, 222; Angela Myers 472, 335; Ian Ludders 385t, 419.


The class was brought back together by Stanley Edwards leading 271t. Leaders: John Plunkett 572, 446; Bridgett Hill 302, 440; Robert Chambless 68b, 72b; Sharon DuPriest 436, 434; Jerry Creason 163b, 47t.


The afternoon session was called to order by Jeff Sheppard leading 332. Leaders: Michael Thompson 496; Shannon Primm 91; Cecil Roberts 294 (by request); Reba Windom 280; John Plunkett 50t; Bridgett Hill 208; B.M. Smith 98; Ann Sibole and Jerry Creason 63; Henry Johnson 152; Judy Caudle 374; Ed Thacker 186; Lois Owens 480, 373; Robert Chambless 77t; Marilyn Bradley 77b; Jeff Sheppard 155 (for Evelyn Harris, Carlene Griffin, and Lou Cotney); Charlene Wallace 327; Ian Ludders 500; Pearl Guier 358 (by request); Judy Chambless 81b; Angela Myers 82t; Sharon DuPriest 216; Ann Simpson 339, 448b.

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—Judy Caudle