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Parker, Hollis, and Putman Memorial Singing

Liberty Church (McCormick), Jefferson County, Alabama

Saturday, March 30, 2019

The Parker, Hollis, and Putman Memorial Singing was held on Saturday before the fifth Sunday in March at Liberty Church (McCormick), Jefferson County, Alabama. The class was called to order by Danny Creel leading 30t. He offered the opening prayer, and then led 33b.

The class was organized by electing or appointing the following officers to serve: Chairman—Danny Creel; Secretary—Margaret Keeton; Arranging—Brenda Chafin.

Leaders: Lucas Jordan 159, 268; Carolyn Thompson 31t, 269, 504; Jim Aaron 47b, 29t, 231; Paul Figura 47t; Butch White 49b, 30b, 535.


Marlin Beasley brought the class back together by leading 63, 61, and 460. Leaders: Brenda Chafin 142, 168, 183; Paul Figura 225t; Shirley Figura 39t, 348b, 299; Louise Yeager 143, 100; Ernestine Parker 108t, 108b; Lucas Jordan 59, 480; Jim Aaron 68b; Butch White 547. Jim Aaron asked a blessing before the noon meal.


The afternoon session began with Danny Creel leading 145t. Leaders: Carolyn Thompson 503; Marlin Beasley 406; Shirley Figura 28b; Louise Yeager 72b; Paul Figura 50b; Butch White 278t; Lucas Jordan 134; Danny Creel 405; Brenda Chafin 178.

Danny Creel led 123t as the closing song. Butch White offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Danny Creel; Secretary—Margaret Keeton