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Boldo Memorial Singing

Pleasant Grove Primitive Baptist Church at Boldo,
near Jasper, Alabama

Saturday Night, March 18, 1995

The annual Stephenson and Wall Memorial Singing was held Saturday night before the third Sunday in March. The singing was opened by Velton Chafin leading song on page 31b, followed with prayer by Brother Ronald Gilmore. Velton Chafin then led song on page 32t. The class organized by retaining the same officers: Chairman—Velton Chafin; Vice Chairman—Harrison Creel; Secretary—Willodean Barton; Arranging Committee—Cecil Sanders. Leaders were called as follows: Cecil Sanders 176b, “Not Made With Hands”; Keterina Sanders 454, 389; Betty Kitchens and Jetty Lawson 379, 460; Willodean Barton 391, 475; Lora Cargo 155, 480; Vernice Calvert 142, 411; Gene Wakefield 100, 168; Brother Ronald Gilmore 428, 383; Cassie Franklin 546, 200; Flarce Creel 318, 225 (t? b?); Edith Tate 137, 93; Furn Kitchens 378t, 378b; Marie Guthrie 192, 434; Ann Jett “That Beautiful Land”, 496; Cindy Franklin 231, 157; Mary Gardner 189, 43; Elvin Guthrie 171, 172; John Hocutt 270, 58; Harrison Creel 30t, 111b; Wanda Capps 36b, 74b; Henry Guthery 316, 309, 558; Homer Cordes 201b, 317b; Margaret Gowan 126, 141; Cindy Franklin “Jesus Died For Me”; John Howard Woodley 490, 491. Velton Chafin closed the singing with 521. John Howard Woodley dismissed with prayer.

Chairman—Velton Chafin; Vice Chairman—Harrison Creel; Secretary—Willodean Barton.