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Hopewell Homecoming

Hopewell Primitive Baptist Church, Oneonta, Alabama

June 12-13, 2010

Saturday, June 12

The 64th annual Hopewell Homecoming Sacred Harp singing was held at Hopewell Primitive Baptist Church in Oneonta, Alabama, on the second Sunday and Saturday before in June. This singing was dedicated to the memory of Willie Mae Moon. Terry Hullett called the class to order by leading 87. The morning prayer was offered by Ed Thacker.

Leaders: Terry Hullett 101t; Nate Green 48t; Bob Watkins 380; Eddie Mash 441; Henry Johnson 113; Wayne Dell 66; Stephanie Fida 377; B.M. Smith 222; Morgan Bunch 171; Daphne Causey 216; April Watkins and Taylor Watkins 146; Anita Landess 114; Velton Chafin 130; Elizabeth Stoddard 102; Ozella Blackmon 192; Scott Ivey 182; Cheyenne Ivey 56t.

RECESS

Bob Watkins brought the class together by leading 76b. A business session was held with the following officers elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Terry Hullett; Vice Chairman—Nate Green; Secretaries—Paula Gilmore and Rebekah Gilmore; Arranging Committee—Bob Watkins; Memorial Committee—Philip Gilmore and Linda Thomas.

Leaders: Darrell Swarens 198; Cassie Allen 392; Tom Fahrbach 460; Roberta Strauss 542; Philip Gilmore 411; Caroline Helmeczi 29t; Doyle Alexander 283; Norma Green 196; Dennis George 543; Shirley Figura 565; Doug Conn 546; Charlene Wallace 479; Loyd Ivey 225t; Philippa Stoddard 269; Jim Aaron 503; David Carlton 200; Sarah Smith 340; Judy Caudle 329; Stanley Smith 328.

RECESS

Bob Watkins brought the class together by leading 425. Leaders: Arthur Gilmore and Jimmie Gilmore 383; Brenda Chafin Merritt 86; J.L. Hopper 149; Ainslie Allen and Emma Calvert 76b; Paula Gilmore 75; Sandie Scott 472; William Shetter 556; Jason Kirby 388; Seth Holloway 318; Paul Figura 284; Wanda Capps 142; Ian Quinn 183; Elsie Moon 292; Sharon DuPriest 434; Robert Stoddard 517; Sue Bunch 547; Jackie Tanner 208.

LUNCH

Philip Gilmore brought the class together by leading 36b. Leaders: Chris Green 498; Leon Pulsinelle 442; Larry Ballinger 224; Anne Drexler 350; Gary Smith 99; Ed Thacker 299; Grace Gilmore 354b; Cindy Tanner 362; Masti Maynard 133; Ben Faucher 79; Rebekah Gilmore 38b; Lori Graber 430; Leon Pulsinelle 178; Vella Dailey 452; Caroline Helmeczi 48t; Thom Fahrbach 267; Robert Stoddard, Elizabeth Stoddard, and Philippa Stoddard 564; The Green family 418; Paul Figura and Shirley Figura 480; Morgan Bunch and Sue Bunch 203; Darrell Swarens and Stephanie Fida 485; Philip Gilmore 240.

Terry Hullett and Nate Green led 129 as the closing song. Elder Philip Gilmore dismissed the class with prayer.

Sunday, June 13

The Sunday session of the Hopewell Homecoming Sacred Harp singing was called to order by Terry Hullett leading 82t. The morning prayer was offered by Doyle Alexander.

Leaders: Terry Hullett 59; Nate Green and Ken Green 471; Bob Watkins 33b, 480; Philip Gilmore 30t, 31t; Pam Nunn 186, 365; B.M. Smith 112, 212; Judy Chambless 274t, 159; Doyle Alexander 68b, 354b; Grace Gilmore 144, 388; Bud Oliver 421, 332; Jason Kirby 128, 29t; Jeff Sheppard 182, 208.

RECESS

Terry Hullett brought the class together by leading 276. Leaders: Paula Gilmore 47t, 39t; Margie Smith 108t, 512; Rodney Ivey 354t, 475 (in memory of Virgil Phillips); April Watkins and Mary Jewel Gilmore 176b; Robert Chambless 84, 145b; Rebekah Gilmore 142, 410t; Jeffrey Wootten 97, 65; Judy Caudle 448b (in memory of Herby Bailey), 389; Nate Green and Genny Whitworth 358; Doug Conn 285t, 67; Betty Sue Johnson 323b, 290, 45t; Dewayne Wootten 171.

The memorial lesson was conducted by Linda Thomas and Philip Gilmore. Elder Philip Gilmore read scripture from Revelations 14:13. Philip and Linda led 47b for the following deceased: Willie Mae Moon, Pearl Galbreath, Opal Jones, Winfred Thomas, Paul King, and Victoria Bolles; and for the following sick and shut-ins: Jared Dyer, Myrtle Wootten, Bud Davis and Karen Davis family. Terry Hullett led 441 in memory of Willie Mae Moon. Terry Wootten closed the memorial lesson with prayer.

LUNCH

Terry Hullett brought the class together by leading 189. Leaders: Terry Wootten 207, 317; Richard Ivey 187, 135; Ben Faucher 288, 235; Buell Cobb 136, 153; Jeffrey Wootten 56b, 74b; Chita Blakeley 278b, 430; Alex Makris 222; Philip Gilmore, Rebekah Gilmore, John Gilmore, Grace Gilmore, and Mary Jewel Gilmore 294; Coy Ivey 465 (CB); Fred Hoerr 421; Linda Thomas 345b; Jewel Wootten and Terry Hullett 63; Terry Hullett 501 (CB).

Terry Hullett, Philip Gilmore, Nate Green, and Bob Watkins led 62 as the closing song. Elder Philip Gilmore dismissed with prayer.

Chairman—Terry Hullett; Vice Chairman—Nate Green; Secretaries—Paula Gilmore and Rebekah Gilmore