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H.R. Avery Memorial Singing

Rocky Mount Primitive Baptist Church, Daviston, Alabama

Sunday, February 11, 2018

The class was called to order by Jack Nelson leading 58, 34t, 35, and 225t. Elder Ben Keeble offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: Winfred Kerr 282; Robert Chambless 354t; Judy Chambless 37b, 389; Jack Nelson 400; Lynda Fagan 31t, 32t; Oscar McGuire 34b, 129; Cecil Roberts 426t, 399b; Charlotte Bishop 335, 143 (in memory of Mary Cu Shivers).


Jack Nelson brought the class back together leading 290. Leaders: Ben Keeble 47b, 39b; Jordan McGuire 480, 145b; Sharon Whitehead 569b, 274t.

A memorial lesson was held. Charlotte Bishop and Jordan McGuire led 229 (CB) in memory of Mary Cu Shivers, Odean Keel, Floy Wilder and Daphene Causey. Jack Nelson led 566 for the following sick and unable to attend: Virginia Futral, William Futral, Robbie Anderson, Randy Green, Frances Treadwell, Nell Estes, and Mattie Perry.

Leaders: Julie Wood, Maggie Wood, and Jack Nelson 45t; Deedie Matthews 72b.


Jack Nelson brought the class back to order by leading 560. Leaders: Douglas Hubbard 159, 49b; Judy Chambless 300; Robert Chambless 501; Winfred Kerr 59; Oscar McGuire 515; Cecil Roberts 138b; Lynda Fagan 445; Charlotte Bishop and Michaela Taylor 354b; Ben Keeble 490; Jordan McGuire 36b; Douglas Hubbard and Jack Nelson 288; Deedie Matthews 503; Jack Nelson 112; Sharon Whitehead 294.

Following announcements, Jack Nelson led 46 as the closing song. Elder Ben Keeble offered the closing prayer.

Chairman—Jack Nelson; Vice Chairman—Charlotte Bishop; Secretary—Sharon Whitehead