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Rocky Mount Primitive Baptist Church Homecoming Singing

Daviston, Alabama

Sunday, May 18, 2014

The Rocky Mount Primitive Baptist Church Homecoming Singing was held the third Sunday in May. The class was called to order at 10:00 a.m. by Charlotte Bishop leading 32t, 40, and 159.

A business session was held and the following officers were appointed: Chairman—Charlotte Bishop; Secretary—Sharon Whitehead; Arranging Officer—Jordan Whitehead. Ms. Bishop announced that Rocky Mount Church had elected to move the annual homecoming singing from the third Sunday in May to the fourth Sunday in May to follow the Mt. Pisgah Singing Society singing held on Saturday before the fourth Sunday in May. The opening prayer was offered by Kenny Whitehead.

Leaders: Eugene Forbes 75, 63; Karen Clark 77t, 66; Richard Mauldin 209, 358; Sharon Whitehead 480, 143.

RECESS

Leaders: Charlotte Bishop 145b; Jordan Whitehead 111b, 354b; Jerry Kitchens 30t, 47b; Paula Fagan 39b, 47t; Linda Fagan 408, 31t; Douglas Hubbard 49b; 72b; Ben Keeble 59, 490; Ginger East and Charlotte Bishop 108b, 128. Eugene Forbes offered the blessing before lunch.

LUNCH

A memorial lesson was held at this time. Charlotte Bishop led 335. Eugene Forbes, Christine Keeble, Don Clark, and Ben Keeble talked about their memories of family and friends associated with Rocky Mount Church. Charlotte Bishop led 229 (CB) in memory of Elder Roy Avery, Elder Vernon Estes, Moses Lee Mann, Annie Lee Price, Leonard Price, Ila McGhee, Erma Jones, and Louise Dean.

Leaders: Eugene Forbes 112; Richard Mauldin 146; Jerry Kitchens 290; Don Clark 511t (CB); Karen Clark 511b (CB); Linda Fagan 452; Douglas Hubbard 45t; Charlotte Bishop 288, 384 (requested); Linda Fagan and Charlotte Bishop 560; Richard Mauldin 446.

Charlotte Bishop led 108t as the closing song. The closing prayer was offered by Kenny Whitehead.

Chairperson—Charlotte Bishop; Secretary—Sharon Whitehead