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Ramah Singing (Cooper Book)

Ramah Primitive Baptist Church, Lenox, Alabama

Saturday, August 18, 2018

The Ramah annual singing was held at Ramah Primitive Baptist Church on Saturday before the third Sunday in August. The class was called to order by Ryan Bowman leading 129 and 40. Stephen Huffman offered the opening prayer. Mary Huffman led 63, 155, and 47t as the introductory lesson.

Leaders: Tim Taylor 507b, 277; Alice Sundberg 108b, 107; Alfred Jones 49b, 73t; Nicole Bowman 451, 203; Ken Sundberg 358, 456; Geoffrey Brooks 492, 268t; Marion Patrick 424, 580.

RECESS

The class was called back to order by Ryan Bowman leading 559. Leaders: Stephen Huffman 54t, 336t; Nancy Hogan 171, 145b; Tommie Spurlock 594, 112; Brenda Kyser 348t, 573; Gary Padgett, William Worley, and Bill Hogan 505, 532, 239; Stanley Smith 127, 31t; Hubert Nall 168, 572. The class sang 369, and Gary Padgett offered the blessing for the noon meal.

LUNCH

The afternoon session began with Ryan Bowman leading 96 and 36b. Leaders: Barbara Jones 140, 146; Bill Hogan 196; Bill Hogan and William Worley 235; Wayne Jones 504t, 464; Tommie Spurlock 574; Gary Padgett 218; Marion Patrick 488, 571, 486. Announcements were made. Ryan Bowman led 95b as the closing song. Tim Taylor offered the closing prayer.

Chairman—Ryan Bowman; Secretary—Nicole Bowman