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Rhododendron Festival Singing

St. Joseph’s on The Mountain Episcopal Church, Mentone, Alabama

Saturday, May 18, 2019

The 7th, and final, Rhododendron Festival singing was called to order on Saturday before the third Sunday in May. Susan Cherones led 59. Daniel Lee offered the opening prayer. Elizabeth Gentry agreed once more to serve as Vice Chairman, and Susan Cherones served as Secretary.

Leaders: Susan Cherones 34b; Deborah Taube 31t; Daniel Lee 278t; Elizabeth Gentry 76b; Ann Mashchak 163b; Darlene Dalton 448t; Winfred Kerr 36b; Philip Denney 535; Henry Johnson 138t; Lee Gilbert 63; Susan Cherones 145b; Deborah Taube 49b; Daniel Lee 410t; Elizabeth Gentry 421; Lisa Bennett (for Allan Jenkins); Ann Mashchak 569b; David Smead 87; Shane Brown 373; Darlene Dalton 147t.

RECESS

Susan Cherones led 101t (for Margaret Thacker). Leaders: Loretta Smith, Amy Smith, and David Smith 37b, 317; Winfred Kerr 225t; Cheyenne Ivey 129; Philip Denney and Gayle Denney 146; Henry Johnson 111t; Don Bowen 39b (for Charlene Wallace); Lee Gilbert 47b; Susan Cherones 56b; Deborah Taube 417; Daniel Lee 489; Elizabeth Gentry 319; Lisa Bennett 522; Ann Mashchak 551; Loyd Ivey 426b; Mark Parson 217; David Smead 176b; Loretta Smith, Amy Smith, and David Smith 354b; Cheyenne Ivey 56t; Winfred Kerr 65; Don Bowen 503 (for Judy Mincey); Lee Gilbert 457; Kathy Williams 404 (in memory of Susan Roberts). Henry Johnson returned thanks before lunch.

LUNCH

Leaders: Elizabeth Gentry 335; Deborah Taube 203; Daniel Lee 32t; Lisa Bennett 122; Shane Brown 45t; Ann Mashchak 99; David Smead 100; Shane Brown and Cheyenne Ivey 398; Philip Denney and Gayle Denney 542; Winfred Kerr 569t; Henry Johnson 138b; Kathy Williams 90; Susan Cherones 100; Deborah Taube 547; Daniel Lee 303; Elizabeth Gentry 338; Lisa Bennett 504; Ann Mashchak 148; David Smead 83b; Don Bowen 521; Kathy Williams 299; Daniel Lee 347. Daniel Lee offered the closing prayer.

Chairman—Susan Cherones; Vice Chairman—Elizabeth Gentry; Secretary—Susan Cherones