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Rocky Mount Primitive Baptist Church Homecoming Singing

Daviston, Alabama

Sunday, May 22, 2016

The Rocky Mount Primitive Baptist Church Homecoming Singing was held on the fourth Sunday in May. The class was called to order at 10:00 a.m. by Charlotte Bishop leading 72b and 145b.

A business session was held and the following officers were appointed: Chairman—Charlotte Bishop; Secretary—Sharon Whitehead; Arranging Officer—Don Clark. The opening prayer was offered by Kenny Whitehead.

Leaders: Don Clark 497 (CB); Robert Chambless 145t; Karen Clark 534; Donna Bell 215; Emily Eddins 290; Brenda Dunlap 288; Henry Johnson 289; Karen Rollins 153; Ewan Eddins 36b; Judy Chambless 29t; Doug Donley 344; Oscar McGuire 485; Edith Eddins 282; Carol Buche 178.


Charlotte Bishop brought the class back to order leading 463 (CB). Leaders: Ezra Eddins 148; Winfred Kerr 146; Kevin Eddins 474; Sharon Whitehead 480; Dana Eddins 283 (CB); Ted Price 99; Eric Eddins 100; Michael Walker 54t (CB); Eli Eddins 89 (CB); Laura Densmore 311 (CB).

Charlotte Bishop led 128. Karen Clark led 585 (CB) for the following sick and shut-ins: Floy Wilder, Delorese Lee, Johnny Lee, Rosalee Duncan, Earlis McGraw, Janice Stanson, Janelle Davis, Susan Harcrow, Nellie Estes, Jean Payne, Frances Treadwell, Larry Wootten, Mattie Perry, and Mary Shivers, and for the following deceased: Oliver Kindig-Stokes, Hester Edwards, George Garner, C.W. Garner, Robert Garner, Nellie Mae White, Elder Neil Pritchard, and Elder Mike Smith. Elder Ben Keeble closed the memorial lesson with prayer.


Charlotte Bishop brought the class back to order leading 511b (CB) and 229 (CB). Leaders: Judy Chambless 340; Elam Eddins 297; Lynda Fagan 207b (CB); Ben Keeble 490; Brenda Dunlap 503; Doug Donley 127; Henry Johnson 231; Oscar McGuire 229; Emily Eddins 444t (CB); Carole Buche 505 (CB).

Following announcements, Charlotte Bishop led 108t as the closing song. Oscar McGuire offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Charlotte Bishop; Secretary—Sharon Whitehead