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Reid Memorial

Old County Line Church, Corner, Alabama

October 19, 1997

The seventy-eighth session of the Reid Memorial singing was called to order by Chairman Harrison Creel at 9:45 a.m. leading song on page 30t. The morning prayer was offered by Clayton Ezell.

This singing is permanently organized, so leaders were called as follows: Hadyn Creel 59, 89; Gordon Wilkerson 61, 112; Travis Keeton 73 (t? b?), 68b; Gertrude Wood 37b, 155; Pernie Pelfrey 399b; Jackie Tanner 63, 47b; Willie Mae Moon 217, 460; Josie Hyde 234, 220; Clayton Ezell 480.

RECESS

Leaders: David Ivey 500, 422; Gene Wakefield 168, 103; Bud Oliver 335; Eldagene Roberson 144; S. T. Reed 106, 104; Ruth Walker 490; L. E. Hannah 187, 83 (t? b?); David Roberson 82 (t? b?), 388; Christie Allen 283, 273; Randy Moon 569 (t? b?), 143; Leola Smith 318; Elsie Moon 395, 566; Amber Springfield 58; Bill Green 229; Lena Wakefield 276, 436; Kenneth Tate 124; Marie Guthrie 113, 411; Keterina Sanders 290; Carmon Brothers 434, 172; Cassie Franklin 222, 198; Rodney Ivey 384, 186.

LUNCH

Chairman Harrison Creel brought the class together leading song on page 348 (t? b?). Leaders: Cecil Sanders 123t; Johnny Humber 389, 200; Pauline Childers 288, 475; Buell Cobb 425; Elvin Guthrie 528, 544; Milton Oliver 441; Danny Creel 89; Edith Tate 275b, 343; Lora Cargo 361, 344; Flarce Creel 299, 501; John Hyde 129, 297; Marie Aldridge 304, 88t; Larry Ballinger 300; Ann Jett 546, 327, 269; Velton Chafin 225 (t? b?); Lucy Heidorn 40, 146; David Ivey 236 (for Veda Creel); Kermit Adams 408, 120; Wanda Capps 142, 216; Cindy Franklin 391, 368. After announcements were made, Chairman Harrison Creel led songs on pages 111b and 512 for the closing songs. The class was dismissed with prayer by Danny Creel.

Chairman—Harrison Creel; Vice Chairman—Kathleen Robbins; Secretary—Marie Aldridge.