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Mt. Ebron Church Memorial Singing

Near Double Springs, Alabama

Sunday, November 7, 2010

The 105th session of the Mt. Ebron Memorial Singing was held on the first Sunday in November. The class was called to order by Richard Mauldin.

The following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Richard Mauldin; Vice Chairman—Don Keeton; Secretary—Jayne Fulmer; Arranging Committee—Margaret Keeton. Rev. Steve Wakefield, pastor of Mt. Hope Church at Mt. Ebron, offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: Richard Mauldin 31b, 66; Don Keeton 490, 145t; Betty Backus and Steve Wakefield 134, 418, 46; Ottis Sides 97, 146; Travis Keeton 496, 388; Teresa Westmoreland 460, 75; Stella Pratt 63; Gravis Ballinger 300, 222; Dillon Fezzell 435, 445; Carly Westmoreland and Teresa Westmoreland 45t; Elizabeth Keeton, Glenn Keeton, Isabella Keeton, and Matthew Keeton 30t, 108t.

RECESS

The class was called to order by Don Keeton leading 335. Leaders: Glenn Keeton 163b, 294; Earl Ballinger 331, 299; Lisa Geist 273, 546; Yancy Jett 440, 172; Kermit Adams 441, 434; Larry Ballinger 162, 164.

Richard Mauldin conducted the memorial lesson. The sick and shut-ins honored were Leona Haynes, Bob Meek, Lonnie Rogers, Clarence McCool, Cecil Sanders, and Pernie Pelfrey. Glenn Keeton led 274t.

The deceased remembered were Billy Williams, Arley Harper, Earl Harper, and Charlotte McCarn—Alabama; George Seiler—New York; Jerry Enright—Illinois; Ray Tate—Arkansas. Richard Mauldin led 378t. Harrison Creel closed the memorial lesson with prayer.

LUNCH

The afternoon session was called to order by Don Keeton leading 225t (in memory of Andrew and Ranzy Shaddix). Leaders: Steve Adams and Lisa Geist 101t, 401; Elizabeth Keeton and Glenn Keeton 235 (for Anne Chalker), 497; Harrison Creel 111b, 342; Wendell Wakefield 168, 421;

Josie Hyde 477, 43; Roma Rice 120, 373; Lena Keeton 454, 475 (in memory of Elizabeth Keeton’s father, Coy Biddie); Odie Horton 403; Wanda Capps 36b, 142; Jayne Fulmer 209, 99; Margaret Keeton 402, 213b; Dillon Fezzell and Richard Maudlin 348b (for Norma Hambrick), 358; Glenn Keeton 365 (for Josie Hyde).

Announcements were made. Richard Mauldin and Don Keeton led 323t as the closing song. The closing prayer was offered by Glenn Keeton, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Richard Mauldin; Vice Chairman—Don Keeton; Secretary—Jayne Fulmer