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Velton Chafin Birthday Singing

Liberty Primitive Baptist Church (McCormick), Sumiton, Alabama

Saturday, November 3, 2012

The annual Velton Chafin Birthday Singing was held on Saturday before the first Sunday in November. The class was called to order by Velton Chafin leading 30t. The opening prayer was offered by Richard Mauldin.

The following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Velton Chafin; Secretary—Brenda Chafin; Arranging Officer—Elene Stovall.

Leaders: Brenda Chafin 68b (for Johnnie Chafin), 34b; Don Keeton 322, 127; Elene Stovall 172, 534; Marlin Beasley and Jonathan Marquez 111b, 336; Faye Donaldson 271t, 406; Richard Mauldin 36b, 35; Linda Sides 571 (CB), 76b (CB) (for Ottis Sides and Nadine Ellis); Tim Cook 413, 350; Betty Baccus 168, 391.

RECESS

The class was brought back together by Velton Chafin leading 225t (CB). Leaders: Steve Adams 378t, 101t; Eugene Forbes 328, 430; Sarah Beasley 159; J.L. Hopper 543, 556; Nate Green and Norma Green 53 (CB), 478 (CB); Kermit Adams 489, 235.

RECESS

The class resumed singing with Velton Chafin leading 570 (CB). Leaders: Zilpha Cornett 143, 358; Henry Guthery 86 (CB), 464 (CB); Willodean Barton 498, 480; Chris Brown 30t (CB), 95b (CB); Bea Carnathan 568, 456.

LUNCH

Velton Chafin called the afternoon session together by leading 497 (CB). Leaders: Larry Ballinger 96, 282; Judy Caudle 463, 325; Danny Creel 133 (CB); Judy Whiting 546, 492; Ken Tate 547, 368; Kathy Williams 222, 479; Gravis Ballinger 559 (CB); Angela Myers 532, 276; Seth Holloway 34b, 148; Wanda Capps 505 (CB); Linda Thomas 573 (CB); Joshua Marquez, Jonathan Marquez, and Marlin Beasley 63, 61 (for Juanita Beasley); Henry Guthery 419.

Announcements were made. Velton Chafin and Brenda Chafin led 521 as the closing song. Danny Creel offered the closing prayer.

Chairman—Velton Chafin; Secretary—Brenda Chafin