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Putnam, Light, and King Memorial Singing

Mt. Oak Methodist Church, Arab, Alabama

Saturday, October 26, 2019

The annual Putnam, Light, and King Memorial Sacred Harp singing was held at Mt. Oak Methodist Church, Arab, Alabama, on Saturday before the fourth Sunday in October. The class was called to order by David Light leading 30t. Henry Guthery offered the opening prayer. In a business session, the class voted to keep the same officers as follows: Chairman—David Light; Vice Chairman—Nicholas Thompson; Secretary—Judy Caudle.

Leaders: David Light 274t (in memory of Marcus Light); Nicholas Thompson 126, 112; Judy Caudle 119, 111t; Craig Holmes 40, 479; Nancy Phillips 277, 215; Butch White 547, 535; Tom Booth 498, 44; Carolyn Thompson 102, 500; Rebecca Over 123t, 478; Daniel Hopper 196, 140.

RECESS

David Light led 340 in memory of Hershel King. Leaders: Daniel Bearden 235, 329; Jim Aaron 47b, 448t; Loretta Whitman 373, 399b; J.L. Hopper 139, 369; Winfred Kerr 318, 146; Susan Cherones 460, 564; Henry Guthery 558, 534. Elder Daniel Hopper asked a blessing before the noon meal.

LUNCH

Nicholas Thompson led 80b (for Bea Aaron) to bring the class back to order. Leaders: Daniel Lee 70b, 52t; Hubert Nall 129, 39b; David Light 200; Susan Cherones 349; Linda Booth 454; Carolyn Thompson 208 (in memory of Eugene Forbes); Judy Caudle 518 (in memory of Coy Putnam); Daniel Bearden 56b; Rebecca Over 39t; Jim Aaron 29t; Hubert Nall 36b; Winfred Kerr 516; Daniel Lee 489; Nancy Phillips 388; Butch White 276; Loretta Whitman 77b; J.L. Hopper 532; Daniel Hopper 143 (for Sandra Light); Henry Guthery 420; Nicholas Thompson 30b (for Reba and Bill Windom). Announcements were made.

David Light led 46 as the closing song. Elder J.L. Hopper dismissed the class with prayer.

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