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H. R. Avery Memorial Singing

Rocky Mount Primitive Baptist Church, Daviston, Alabama

Sunday, February 12, 2017

The class was called to order by Jack Nelson leading 32t and 73t. The opening prayer was offered by Ted Price.

Leaders: Bill Hogan 58, 65; Ted Price, Brittney Price Miller, and Marianne Lynn Miller 290, 57; Oscar McGuire 129, 171; Judy Chambless 426t, 34t; Robert Chambless 145t, 77b; Winfred Kerr 560, 225t; Jack Nelson 548, 540; Sharon Whitehead 186, 565.


The second session began with Jack Nelson leading 500. Leaders: Cecil Roberts 285t, 37b; Brittney Price Miller and Ted Price 373, 457; Stanley Smith 384 (for Christine Keeble), 155; Jordan McGuire 480, 143; Richard Mauldin 446, 43; Charlotte Bishop 335, 268; Douglas Hubbard and Lynda Fagan 72b, 49b; Lynda Fagan 45t, 31t.


The afternoon session was called to order by Jack Nelson leading 399b and 318. Elder Ben Keeble offered prayer for the following sick and shut-ins: Betty Culver, Sarah Nelson, Odean Keel, Sheila Shivers, Mary Cu Shivers, Jean Payne, Frances Treadwell, and Nell Estes. Jack Nelson led 145b (for Virginia Futral) and 81t (in memory of Tim East). Cecil Roberts led 76b (in memory of Stanly Willie Edwards). Bill Hogan led 47b and 39b (for Christine Keeble).

Leaders: Oscar McGuire 515; Judy Chambless 73t; Robert Chambless 494; Winfred Kerr 36b; Jack Nelson 332; Stanley Smith 101t; Richard Mauldin 168; Charlotte Bishop 229 (CB); Carla Smith 111t; Douglas Hubbard and Lynda Fagan 228; Lynda Fagan 445; Bill Hogan 418.

Following announcements, Jack Nelson led 56t as the closing song. Oscar McGuire offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Jack Nelson; Secretary—Sharon Whitehead