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Cates, Brown, and Sheppard Memorial

Muscadine Church, Muscadine, Alabama

Sunday, October 11, 2015

The annual Cates, Brown, and Sheppard Memorial Sacred Harp singing held at Muscadine Church on the second Sunday in October was called to order by Rene Greene leading 59. Jack Nelson offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: Pam Nunn 186 (in memory of Jeff Sheppard); Cecil Roberts 33b, 35; Winfred Kerr 146, 282; Glenda Collins and Burt Collins 101t, 340; Robert Chambless 569t, 303 (in memory of Keith Tony); Samuel Williams 36t, 142; Tony Hammock 47t (in memory of Evelyn Harris), 47b (in memory of George Garner); Marilyn Bradley 159, 124; Jack Nelson 147t, 147b; Margie Smith 499.


Rene Greene led 172 to bring the class together. A business session was held and the following officers were retained: Chairman—Rene Greene; Vice Chairman—Cecil Roberts; Secretary and Arranging Officer—Pam Nunn.

Leaders: Hubert Nall 119, 566; Dalton Dyer and Chance Cook 192; Dalton Dyer 354b; Nicholas Thompson 212, 436 (in memory of Bonnie Ozbolt); Richard Mauldin 77t, 168 (for Vera Nunn); Nigel Bowley 204, 398; Ann Simpson 122, 445; Rene Greene, Andrew Greene, Pam Nunn, Virginia Dyer, Fallon Cook, Chance Cook, Jimmie Little, Tony Hammock, and Dalton Dyer 127, 269 (in memory of Albright family); Buell Cobb 272, 349; Shannon Primm 58 (in memory of Jeff and Shelbie Sheppard), 564 (in memory of Evelyn Harris and George Garner); Karen Rollins 350 (in memory of J.L. Edge and Carl Hughes), 446. Robert Chambless asked a blessing at the table before the noon meal.


The class was brought to order by Cecil Roberts leading 277. Leaders: Oscar McGuire 276; Mike Castleberry 515, 76b; Angela Myers 111t, 373; Andy Ditzler 544, 426b; Judy Chambless 412; Fallon Cook 155; B.M. Smith 138t, 138b; Daniel Williams 522, 30t; Jeannette DePoy 201 (in memory of John Gray), 63 (for her dad); David Brodeur 348t, 411; Judy Caudle 472, 473; Charlene Wallace 217; John Plunkett 136; Judy Mincey 279; Richard DeLong 511 (in memory of Henry Kerr); Richard DeLong and Rene Greene 202; Nigel Bowley 439; Rene Greene, Andrew Greene, and Pam Nunn 556.

Announcements were made. Rene Greene led 32t as the closing song. Donald Payne offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Rene Greene; Vice Chairman—Cecil Roberts; Secretary—Pam Nunn