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Parker, Hollis, and Putnam Memorial

Liberty Church (McCormick), Jefferson County, Alabama

Sunday, January 30, 2011

The annual Parker, Hollis, and Putnam Memorial Sacred Harp Singing held at Liberty Church (McCormick), Jefferson County, Alabama, on the first fifth Sunday was called to order by Velton Chafin leading 32t. The opening prayer was offered by Hugh Bill McGuire. Velton Chafin led 30t.

The class organized by electing or appointing the following officers to serve: Chairman—Velton Chafin; Vice Chairman—Harrison Creel; Secretary—Margaret Keeton; Arranging Committee—Willodean Barton.

Leaders: Velton Chafin 35; Willodean Barton 82t; Don Keeton 76b, 317; Ottis Sides 144, 475; Hugh Bill McGuire 480, 222; Yancey Jett 440, 384; Elsie Moon 33b, 202; Travis Keeton 343, 64; Harrison Creel 167, 136; Linda Sides 220, 454; Earl Ballinger 349 (for Clarence McCool), 80b; Faye Donaldson 129, 225t; Velton Chafin and Elder Roger Miller 59.

RECESS

The class was brought back to order by Velton Chafin leading 113. Leaders: Alexis Chafin and Brenda Chafin Merritt 499, 542; Chase O’Dell 63, 503; Emily Burleson 455, 316; Ken Tate 86, 347; Ann Jett 403, 546; Henry Guthery 340, 58 (in memory of Sherry Guthery); Margaret Keeton 373, 361 (for Josie Hyde); Larry Ballinger 389, 306; Wanda Capps 492, 228; Harrison Creel 342. The blessing before the noon meal was offered by Danny Creel.

LUNCH

The afternoon session was called to order by Velton Chafin leading 227. Leaders: Gravis Ballinger 120, 112; Beth Branscome 501, 28b, 203; Danny Creel 385t, 385b, 448t; Hugh Bill McGuire and Chase O’Dell 110, 472; Don Keeton 490; Emily Burleson 362, 426b; Faye Donaldson 430; Yancey Jett 211, 300; Earl Ballinger 177; Wanda Capps 299; Travis Keeton 75; Ann Jett 74b, 77t (in memory of Edith Tate, Amanda Denson, and Mrs. Calvert, and for Richard Mauldin); Ken Tate 147t, 147b; Henry Guthery 507 (for Josie Hyde); Willodean Barton 498.

Announcements were made. Velton Chafin led 521 as the closing song. The closing prayer was offered by Earl Ballinger, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Velton Chafin; Vice Chairman—Harrison Creel; Secretary—Margaret Keeton