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Sanders Memorial

Cordova Senior Citizen Center - Cordova, Alabama

February 15, 1998

Velton Chafin called the class to order leading song on page 31b. The opening prayer was led by Clayton Ezell. Velton Chafin led song on page 33b.

The class organized for the day with the following officers elected: Chairman—Velton Chafin; Vice Chairman—Harrison Creel; Arranging Committee—Cecil Sanders; Secretary—Cindy Franklin.

Velton Chafin led song on page 35, and the following leaders were called: Cecil Sanders 32t; Alice Mosley 63, 138b; Willodean Barton 391, 290; J. A. Mosley 37b, 68b; Gene Wakefield 138t, 168; Travis Keeton 183, 182; Odie V. Horton 282, 426t; Keterina Sanders 454, 389; Cassie Franklin 300, 74b; Flarce Creel 475, 291; John Hyde 129, 73t, 297; Tim Gilmore 150, 432; Gladys Bonds 77t, 34b; Christie Allen 398, 172; Velton Chafin 34t (in memory of Mamie Creel who was 96 years of age and buried on February 10, 1998).

RECESS

Harrison Creel called the class back to order leading song on page 30t. Leaders: Glenn Keeton 225t, 231; Steve Grauberger 143; Thurman Nall 503, 523b; Josie Hyde 507; Larry Ballinger 139, 119.

The memorial lesson was given for the Sanders family members and for Vernice Calvert. Ann Jett led “ The Great Roll Call” and song on page 322; Cecil Sanders 390; Cassie Franklin “Hocutt” (new song).

LUNCH

Harrison Creel brought the class to order leading songs on pages 335 and 111b. Leaders: Joshua Keeton 408, 111t; Clayton Ezell 393, 480; Earl Ballinger 500, 338; John Hocutt 272, 270; Pernie Pelfrey 371, 155; Edith Tate 212, 217; Margaret Keeton 365, 163t; Justin Keeton 546; Cindy Franklin 198, 497, 163b; Clayton Ezell 358 (in memory of his mother), 294 (for listeners in the class); Steve Grauberger 470; J. A. Mosley 40; Alice Mosley 388; Thurman Nall 490.

Announcements were made. Velton Chafin led song on page 521 as the closing song. The class was dismissed with prayer by Earl Ballinger.

Chairman—Velton Chafin; Vice Chairman—Harrison Creel; Secretary—Cindy Franklin.