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Nall and Floyd Memorial Singing (Cooper Book)

Little Flock Primitive Baptist Church, Molino, Florida

Saturday, September 8, 2018

The 15th 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 461 and 36b. John Kelley offered the opening prayer.

Ken Kelley led 108t, 112, and 215 as the introductory lesson. Leaders: Nicole Bowman 268t; Tim Royappa 131t; Alice Sundberg 504t; Richard Mauldin 43; John Kelley 63; Gary Padgett 193; Bill Hogan 588; Ken Sundberg 408; Jamie Kelley 146.


The class was called back to order by Ryan Bowman leading 100. Leaders: Will Kelley 348t; Hubert Nall 563; Ernest Cockcroft 401; Shannan McKenzie 240; Tommie Spurlock 264b; Russ Scholz 87; Lloyd Jones 571; Aubrey Barfield 202; Wayne Jones 553; Loretta Jones 384; Stanley Smith 539.


The class was called back to order by Ryan Bowman leading 559. Leaders: Tim Jones 447b; Marion Patrick 358; Andrew Royappa 159; Gerald Manning 323b; Scott Nall and Hubert Nall 45t.

The memorial lesson was conducted by Ryan Bowman and Stanley Smith. Ryan Bowman read the following list of names of the sick and shut-ins: Wynette Smith, Freddie Briggs, Becky Briggs, Charlotte Naylor, Brian Naylor, Paul Royappa, Danny McCoy, Linda McCoy, Milton Thrash, Faye Jones, James Gardner, Anne Chaulker, Bob Miller, and Lexine Miller. He then read the following list of names of the deceased: Mike Jones, Arlie Nall, Agnes Nall, Joe Nall, J.A. Mosley, and Dewdrop Boshell. Stanley Smith led 573, followed by prayer to close the memorial lesson. The class sang 369, and Aubrey Barfield offered the blessing for the noon meal.


The afternoon session began with Ryan Bowman leading 144. Leaders: Morgan Bunch 30t; Anne Royappa and Stanley Smith 210; Brenda Kyser 143; Chip Westbrook 513t; Sue Bunch 269; Nancy Hogan 95b; Elizabeth Royappa 492; Hubert Nall 84; Josh McCoy 282; Richard Mauldin 168; Bill Hogan and Nancy Hogan 36b; Gerald Manning 283; Tommie Spurlock 574; Morgan Bunch and Sue Bunch 101t; Ryan Bowman 196; Ken Kelley 572; Aubrey Barfield and Shannan McKenzie 594, 183. Announcements were made.

Ryan Bowman and Nicole Bowman led 127 as the closing song. Gerald Manning offered the closing prayer.

Chairman—Ryan Bowman; Secretary—Nicole Bowman