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Elmore County Convention (Cooper Book)

First Presbyterian Church, Wetumpka, Alabama

Saturday, November 19, 2011

The 4th annual session of the Elmore County Convention was held at the First Presbyterian Church, Wetumpka, Alabama, on Saturday before the third Sunday in November. The class was brought to order by Bill Hogan leading 154b and 36b. Rev. Jonathan Yarboro welcomed everyone, and offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: Nancy Hogan 84; Don Clark 99; Judy Caudle 567; Morgan Bunch 230; Ken Kelly 522; Frank Strickland 100; Alice Sundberg 448; Russ Scholz 495; Susan Cherones 392; Robert Handel 95b; Wanda Capps 505; Wayne Jones 116.

The following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Bill Hogan; Vice Chairman—Don Clark; Secretary/Arranging Officer—Judy Caudle.


The class was brought back to order by Bill Hogan leading 210. Leaders: Scott Kennedy 38t; Sue Bunch 381t; Marion Patrick 358; Sarah Beasley 559; Royce Sellers 447t; Judy Chambless 244; Ken Tate 511b; Sarah Kahre 335; Jack Nelson 146; Jeri McIntyre 571; Eddie Pierce 282; Linda Westbrook 465.


Don Clark led 145b to bring the class back together. Leaders: Billy Kelly 497; Ann Webb 276; Jim McIntyre 463; Barbara Jones 277; Ken Sundberg 137; Karen Clark 574; Lelon Phillips 30t; Vicki Aplin 270 (for her sister, Juanita Hill); Stanley Smith 393t (by request), 539; Wendy Futral 500; Robert DuPree 47b; Janet King 148; Eddie Mash 273. The blessing before the noon meal was offered by Danny Creel.


The afternoon session was brought to order by Bill Hogan leading 494. Leaders: Rodney Ivey 563 (for Bud Oliver); Emily Burleson 86; Chip Westbrook 398b; Eva Padgett 120; Robert Chambless 384; Loretta Jones 138t; Cassie Allen 450; Carol Duvall 59; Lloyd Jones 45t; Jonathon Blakeley 133; Morgan Bunch and Sue Bunch 203; Russ Scholz 60; Wayne Jones and Rodney Ivey 464; Robert Handel 47t; Eddie Mash 411; Susan Cherones 63; Scott Kennedy 287; Cassie Allen 380t; Emily Burleson 98.

Following announcements, Bill Hogan led 72 as the closing song. The closing prayer was offered by Elder Jonathon Blakeley, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Bill Hogan; Vice Chairman—Don Clark; Secretary—Judy Caudle