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Darien Primitive Baptist Church
Homecoming and Singing

Wadley, Tallapoosa County, Alabama

Sunday, May 27, 2012

The annual Darien Primitive Baptist Church Sacred Harp Singing was called to order by Don Clark leading 36b (CB). Bill Thomas offered the opening prayer.

The following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Don Clark; Vice Chairman—Fred Hoerr; Secretary—Charlotte Bishop.

Leaders: Jack Nelson 480, 45t; Wendy Futral 500 (CB), 100 (CB); Marty Hoerr 312b, 148; Rebecca Gilmore 378b, 276; Wayne Cotney 378t, 314; Edna Ruth Phillips 490; 405; Paula Gilmore 39t; 68b; William Futral 341, 340; Karen Clark 486; Sharon Whitehead 99.

At this time a business session was held for the Cemetery Trust Fund. Preaching service was conducted by Elder Philip Gilmore. Kenny Whitehead offered the closing prayer and blessing on the food.


The afternoon session was called to order by Fred Hoerr leading 146 (CB) and 145b (CB). Leaders: Grace Gilmore 208, 186; Carol Buche 484 (CB), 49b (CB); Guy Bankes 556; 549; Philip Gilmore 30t, 32t; Charlotte Bishop 463 (CB), 229 (CB); Virginia Futral 569b, 566; Wendy Futral 358; Jack Nelson 560; Edna Ruth Phillips 571 (CB); Marty Hoerr 159; William Futral 61; Carol Buche 143; Wayne Cotney 59; Guy Bankes 120; Philip Gilmore 47b; Fred Hoerr 47t; Don Clark 192 (CB).

Announcements were made. The chairman thanked all who attended and helped in any way. Jack Nelson dismissed with prayer.

Chairman—Don Clark; Vice Chairman—Fred Hoerr; Secretary—Charlotte Bishop