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Chafin, Harbinson, and Hollis Memorial

New Prospect Church, Cullman County, Alabama

Sunday, July 19, 2015

The 143rd session of the Chafin, Harbinson, and Hollis Memorial Sacred Harp singing was held at New Prospect Church on the third Sunday in July. The class was called to order by Velton Chafin leading 59.

Danny Creel welcomed everyone. He presided over the business session and the following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Velton Chafin; Vice Chairman—Danny Creel; Secretary—Ann Jett; Arranging Officer—Rodney Ivey.

Leaders: Danny Creel 56b, 112; Rodney Ivey 170, 511; Jared Wootten 460, 56t; Richard Mauldin 35, 64; Ryan Bowman 81t, 300; Eugene Forbes 137, 318; Mike Richards 187, 426t; Brenda Chafin 215, 542.

RECESS

Danny Creel led 354t to bring the class together. Leaders: Mary Amelia Taylor 276, 396; Lisa Geist 532, 151; Tim Taylor 29b, 111b; Steve Adams 99, 101t; Tommie Spurlock 273, 426b; Nicole Bowman 344, 294; Betty Baccus 417, 100; Glenn Keeton 86, 163b; Willodean Barton 111t, 145t.

RECESS

The class was brought back to order by Rodney Ivey leading 138t. Leaders: Loretta Whitman 343, 373; Buell Cobb 105, 515; Ken Tate 535, 73b; Cheyenne Ivey 512, 168; Scott Ivey 452 (in memory of Robert DuPree), 371; Stanley Smith 377, 216; Reba Windom 36b, 299; Larry Ballinger 298, 425. Danny Creel returned thanks before the noon meal.

LUNCH

The afternoon session began with Danny Creel leading 283. Leaders: Greg Allred 68b; Ann Jett 172, 167; Susan Allred 186, 65; Elene Stovall 432, 222; Rodney Ivey 384; Jared Wootten 475; Mary Amelia Taylor 189; Mike Richards 193; Scott Ivey 49b; Steve Adams 378t; Stanley Smith 434; Tim Taylor 200; Ken Tate 547; Brenda Chafin, Velton Chafin, and George Chafin 448t; Eugene Forbes 212; Tommie Spurlock 430; Glenn Keeton 178; Lisa Geist 546; Velton Chafin 483 (by request).

Announcements were made. Danny Creel led 323t as the closing song. The closing prayer was offered by Ken Tate, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Velton Chafin; Vice Chairman—Danny Creel; Secretary—Ann Jett