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Sharon Jordan Leach Memorial Singing

Rocky Mount Primitive Baptist Church, Arab, Alabama

Saturday, April 18, 1998

The annual Sharon Jordan Leach Memorial singing was held in the Fellowship Room of Rocky Mount Church on Saturday before the third Sunday in April beginning at 10:00 a.m.

The class was called to order by Arvid Holmes leading song on page 59. The morning prayer was offered by Lamar Smith. Arvid Holmes led song on page 63.

The class was organized with the following officers elected or appointed: Chairman—Elder Matt Jordan; Arranging Committee—Carmon Brothers and Eunice Kimbrell; Secretary—Irene Jordan.

Leaders: Matt Jordan 569b, 354t; S. T. Reed 388, 345t; Marie Guthrie 189, 389; Irene Jordan 64, 490; Dan Hopper 489, 133; Linda Thomas 134, 49b; David Ivey 160b, 399b; Rhoda Norris 318, 384; Milton Oliver 270, 314.

RECESS

Matt Jordan brought the class to order leading song on page 30b. Leaders: J.C. Rutledge 105, 544b; Eldagene Roberson 175b, 313t; Buckley Hopper 300, 186; Eunice Kimbrell 65, 110; Gene Wakefield 56t, 57; Judy Caudle 454, 311; Jack Jordan 348b, 323b; Lamar Smith 76b, 36b; David Light 112, 340. Elder Dan Hopper offered grace for the noon meal.

LUNCH

The class resumed singing with Matt Jordan leading song on page 146. Leaders: Carmon Brothers 207 (for his sister, Alice Washburn, who is now in a nursing home), 222, 499; Hershell King 176b, 410b; Willard Hopper and Wilda Holmes 426t, 448 (t? b?); S. T. Reed 69t; Buckley Hopper 40, 268; Arvid Holmes 460; Dan Hopper 413, 432; Gene Wakefield 168; David Ivey 200; Milton Oliver 321; Matt Jordan 373, 452. The class was dismissed with prayer by Hershell King.

Chairman—Elder Matt Jordan; Secretary—Irene Jordan.