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Gum Pond Primitive Baptist Church

Eva, Morgan County, Alabama

Sunday, September 27, 2015

The annual Sacred Harp singing held at Gum Pond Primitive Baptist Church on the fourth Sunday in September was called to order by Nicholas Thompson leading 32t. Samuel Sommers offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: Nicholas Thompson 35; Judy Caudle 108t, 358; Samuel Sommers 87, 24b; Susan Cherones 74b, 209; Ed Thacker 330t, 500; B.M. Smith 350, 229; Nancy Thompson 207, 204; Buell Cobb 71, 106; Judy Whiting 472, 72b; Lomax Ballinger 389, 430; Nathan Blackwood 49b (in memory of his grandmother), 40; Cheyenne Ivey 512, 335.

The following officers were previously elected to serve: Chairman—J.L. Hopper; Vice Chairman—Nicholas Thompson; Secretary—Judy Caudle.

RECESS

Nicholas Thompson led 76b to bring the class back together. Leaders: Chris Brown 77t, 312b; Margaret Thacker 503, 426t; Carol Newman 137 (in memory of Aunt Vestie), 122 (in memory of Aunt Alta); Jonathon Thompson 313t, 326; Nate Green and Norma Green 119, 287; Milford Cobbs 127, 405; Oscar McGuire 441, 171; Brandon Thompson 39b, 340. Milford Cobbs returned thanks before the noon meal at the table.

LUNCH

The afternoon session began with Nicholas Thompson leading 64. Leaders: Chris Brown 498; Elizabeth Gentry 107, 319; Susan Cherones 300; Daniel Hopper 240, 140; Ed Thacker 532; B.M. Smith 318; Judy Whiting 208; Craig Holmes 535; Joanna Nicovich 41; J.L. Hopper 304, 450; Cheyenne Ivey 166; Samuel Sommers 184; Oscar McGuire 485; Margaret Thacker 480; Lomax Ballinger 168; Buell Cobb 97; Nicholas Thompson 220 (for Carol Newman); Jonathon Thompson 84; Nathan Blackwood 186; Brandon Thompson 448t; Judy Caudle 66 (for Glenda Hopper).

Nicholas Thompson led 62 as the closing song. Elder Daniel Hopper offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—J.L. Hopper; Vice Chairman—Nicholas Thompson; Secretary—Judy Caudle