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B. I. Wood and Alvis Brothers Memorial

Pilgrim’s Rest Primitive Baptist Church, Attalla, Alabama

Saturday, November 6, 2010

The annual Sacred Harp singing in memory of B. I. Wood and Alvis Brothers was held at Pilgrim’s Rest Primitive Baptist Church, Attalla, Alabama, on Saturday before the first Sunday in November. The class was called to order by Ron Crocker leading 34b and 39b. The morning prayer was offered by Elder Talmadge Simmons.

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

Leaders: J.L. Hopper 30t, 31t, 31b, 47t, 48t; Delone Cobbs 33b, 32t, 565, 290; Debra Ritch 335, 274t, 312b; Gloria Hutchens 348b, 566, 49t.

RECESS

Ron Crocker led 129 to call the class back together. Leaders: J.L. Hopper 329, 134 (OSH), 276; Delone Cobbs 44, 56t; Debra Ritch 480, 496, 108b. Othie Chamblee offered the blessing before the noon meal.

LUNCH

The afternoon session was called to order by Ron Crocker leading 406 and 56b. Leaders: J.L. Hopper 57, 72b, 501 (CB) (in memory of Billie Dean Hornsby and Doris Brown), 295; Delone Cobbs 569b, 42, 67, 36b; Debra Ritch 133, 373, 418.

Ron Crocker led 159 as the closing song. Elder J.L. Hopper offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Ron Crocker; Secretary—Gloria Hutchens