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Kenneth Fannin Memorial and Providence Singing

Mt. Olive at Providence Primitive Baptist Church, Vinemont, Alabama

Saturday, May 18, 2019

The annual Kenneth Fannin Memorial Sacred Harp singing held at Mt. Olive at Providence Primitive Baptist Church on Saturday before the third Sunday in May was called to order at 10:00 a.m. by Christopher Mann. He led 335. Elder J.L. Hopper offered the opening prayer.

The class was organized by electing or appointing the following officers to serve: Chairman—Christopher Mann; Vice Chairman—Delone Cobbs; Secretary—Judy Caudle; Arranging—Linda Booth.

Leaders: Christopher Mann 31t; Delone Cobbs 31b; Judy Caudle 30t, 30b; Wanda Capps 36b, 298; Hazel Heinze 480, 489; Tom Booth 204, 441; Henry Guthery 348b, 331; Carol Fannin 145b, 122; Jim Aaron 29t, 448t; Glenn Keeton 274t, 85; Butch White 86 (for Hubert Nall), 535; Bea Aaron 175, 456 (for Hubert Nall).

RECESS

Christopher Mann led 101t to bring the class back together. Leaders: Buell Cobb 27, 385b; Brenda Chafin 33b, 440; Anna Grace Sipe 32t, 178; Laura Hale 384, 270; Nicole Scott 142, 48t; Garrett Sipe 77t, 47b; Cindy Mann 159, 38b; Emily Stutzman 148, 39t; Sonya Sipe 63, 39b; Susan Allred 65, 112. Greg Allred asked a blessing before the noon meal.

LUNCH

The afternoon session began with Christopher Mann leading 49t. Leaders: Greg Allred 452; Delone Cobbs 347, 147t; J.L. Hopper 149, 534; Mary Frances Clay and Jennifer Cogle 178, 354b; Adam Hale 192, 276; Aubrey Fannin 146, 565; Emily Stutzman 64; Nicole Scott 383; Christopher Mann 436 (in memory of Kenneth Fannin); Christopher Mann and Ginger Davis 358 (by request), 455; Christopher Mann 454, 236, 329 (in memory of Kenneth Fannin). Announcements were made. Nicholas Thompson led 405, 434, and 336.

Christopher Mann led 62 as the closing song. Jim Aaron offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Christopher Mann; Vice Chairman—Delone Cobbs; Secretary—Judy Caudle