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Putnam, Light, and King Memorial

Mt. Oak Methodist Church, Arab, Alabama

Saturday, October 27, 2018

The annual Putnam, Light, and King Memorial Sacred Harp Singing was held on Saturday before the fourth Sunday in October. David Light called the class to order leading 30t. Delone Cobbs offered the opening prayer.

In a business session, the following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—David Light; Vice Chairman—Nicholas Thompson; Secretary—Judy Caudle; Arranging—Nicholas Thompson.

Leaders: David Light 143; Nicholas Thompson 89, 138t; Judy Caudle 167, 187 (in memory of Rhoda Norris); Delone Cobbs 49t, 33b (in memory of Marcus Light); Robert Walker 350, 99; Nancy Thompson 207, 354b; Blake Sisemore 208, 209; Rebecca Over 478, 391; David Jackson 101t, 48t; Nancy Phillips 333, 282; Sarah Trumbore 336, 176t.

RECESS

Nicholas Thompson led 100 to bring the class together. Leaders: Elene Stovall 176b, 283 (for Don Bowen); Tom George 359, 401; Lisa Geist 272, 327; J.L. Hopper 407, 402; Linda Booth 454, 39t; Buell Cobb 166, 303; Tom Booth 225t, 475; Hayden Arp 181, 470. Elder J.L. Hopper asked a blessing before the noon meal.

LUNCH

The afternoon session began with David Light leading 200. Leaders: Earl Ballinger 403, 418; Winfred Kerr 569b, 516; Amber Davis 276 (for Margaret Keeton), 380; Larry Ballinger 78, 97; Loretta Whitman 343, 399b; Blake Sisemore 411; Nicholas Thompson 216 (for Bill and Reba Windom); Hayden Arp 558; Lisa Geist 472; David Jackson 39b; Rebecca Over 159; Amber Davis 142; Larry Ballinger 168; Winfred Kerr 36b; Nancy Phillips 388; Earl Ballinger 389; Judy Caudle 274t; David Light 436 (in memory of Tat Bailey).

David Light and Nicholas Thompson led 62 as the closing song. Earl Ballinger offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—David Light; Vice Chairman—Nicholas Thompson; Secretary—Judy Caudle