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Oak Hill Singing and Calhoun County Convention

Oak Hill Baptist Church, Oxford, Alabama

Sunday, November 10, 2013

The annual Sacred Harp singing was held on the second Sunday in November at Oak Hill Baptist Church. B.M. Smith called the class to order leading 59 and 39b. Cecil Roberts offered the morning prayer.

The class voted to keep the same officers as follows: Chairman—B.M. Smith; Vice Chairman—Cecil Roberts; Arranging Officer/Secretary—Judy Chambless.

Leaders: Cecil Roberts 49b, 48t; Judy Chambless 82t, 340 (for Lou Cotney); Jack Nelson 95, 32t; Charlene Wallace 63, 155 (for Evelyn Harris and Carlene Griffin); Robert Chambless 494, 225t (in memory of Carroll Lunsford); Pearl Guier 40, 358; Eschol Hughes 385t, 45t.


Cecil Roberts brought the class back to order leading 229. Leaders: Karen Rollins 47t (for Evelyn Harris and all Veterans), 46; Hayden Arp 101t, 75; Margie Smith 31b, 317; Jack Nelson 560, 551; Eschol Hughes 316, 348b; Charlene Wallace 503, 569b; Margie Smith 512, 499; Hayden Arp 405, 300 (for Lou Cotney); Pearl Guier 127, 448b; Karen Rollins and Hayden Arp 218 (for Lou Cotney); Karen Rollins 73t; Robert Chambless 73b, 207; Cecil Roberts 37b, 312b; B.M. Smith 204, 72b; Judy Chambless 556 (in memory of Jeff Sheppard).


B.M. Smith brought the class back to order by leading 34b. Leaders: Pearl Guier 303; Hayden Arp and Karen Rollins 389 (in memory of Lonnie Rogers); Cecil Roberts 162; Ann Simpson 452, 388; B.M. Smith and Margie Smith 318; Eschol Hughes 283; Judy Chambless and Robert Chambless 319.

After announcements, B.M. Smith and Cecil Roberts led 63 (by request) as the closing song. Cecil Roberts offered the closing prayer.

Chairman—B.M. Smith; Vice Chairman—Cecil Roberts; Secretary—Judy Chambless