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Nall and Floyd Memorial Singing (Cooper Book)

Little Flock Primitive Baptist Church, Molino, Florida

Saturday, September 10, 2016

The 13th annual Nall and Floyd Memorial Singing was held at Little Flock Primitive Baptist Church on Saturday before the second Sunday in September. The class was called to order by Ryan Bowman leading 36b. Tommie Spurlock offered the opening prayer. Tim Jones led 225t, 63, and 120 as the introductory lesson.

Leaders: Nicole Bowman 384, 514; Charlotte Naylor 65, 45t; Ken Kelley 163t, 482; Gary Padgett 272, 192; Barbara Jones 32t, 140; Tim Royappa 268t; Tim Royappa and Morgan Bunch 516.


The class was called back to order by Ryan Bowman leading 58. Leaders: John Kelley 335, 82; Erica Martinez 207t, 98; Stanley Smith 88b, 88t; Loretta Jones 30b, 380t; Ken Sundberg 123t, 124t; Mary Whitehurst 440b, 571 (in memory of Joe Nall and for her sister, Julie); Anne Royappa 131t, 274t; Wayne Jones 283, 504t.


The class was called back to order by Henry McGuire leading 573. Leaders: Bill Hogan 112, 591; Aubrey Barfield and Shannan McKenzie 224, 242.

The memorial lesson was conducted by Ryan Bowman. He read the following list of names of the sick and shut-ins: Alice McGuire, Fred Hileman, Bobby Willis, Wilburn Ellison, and Joanne Nall. He and Ken Kelley led 78.

Ryan then read the following list of names of the deceased: Joe Nall, B.M. Smith, Charles Ellis, Oliver Kindig-Stokes, Bernice Harvey, Hugh Kilmer, Arlie Nall, Agnes Nall, Bill Aplin, and Gary Smith. He and Bill Hogan led 171. John Kelley offered prayer to close the memorial lesson.

Leaders: Nancy Hogan 505, 464; Russ Scholz 421, 475. The class sang 369, and Gerald Manning offered the blessing before the noon meal.


The afternoon session began with the class singing 96. Leaders: Shane Brown 482; Shane Brown and Stanley Smith 62; Shannan McKenzie 444t, 450; Adrian Nall 393, 540; Marion Patrick 580, 358; Hubert Nall 36b, 336t; Sue Bunch 268b, 511b; Tommie Spurlock 99, 264b; Henry McGuire 336b, 574; Lloyd Jones 478, 463; Linda Westbrook 465; Chip Westbrook 451b; Morgan Bunch 30t, 123; Gerald Manning and Paulette Shivers 447t; Stanley Smith 522.

Announcements were made. Ryan Bowman and Nicole Bowman led 95b as the closing song. Adrian Nall offered the closing prayer.

Chairman—Ryan Bowman; Secretary—Nicole Bowman