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Doss Memorial Singing

Sardis Baptist Church, Morris, Alabama

May 24, 1998

The annual Doss Memorial Sacred Harp Singing was held the fourth Sunday in May. The class was called to order by Lora Cargo leading song on page 52 (t? b?). The morning prayer was led by John Jenkins.

Lora Cargo led song on page 59. Leaders: Dolores Wilks 143, 294; Dick Nail 312 (t? b?), 300; Florence Garner 208, 306; Cecil Sanders 123 (t? b?); Regina Glass 229, 215; Flarce Creel 63, 74 (t? b?); John Jenkins 64, 354b; Ann Jett 448b, 141; Cindy Franklin 399 (t? b?), 503.

RECESS

The class was called to order by R.G. Nail leading songs on pages 155 and 47b. Leaders: Cassie Franklin 217 (for Floyd Screws, past Chairman, who was unable to attend); Tim Whitaker led the class in prayer and song on page 100; Lora Cargo “Not Made With Hands” (by request); Aubrey Branham and Whitney Branham 551b, 45t; Harrison Creel 111 (t? b?); Mamie Jenkins and John Jenkins 85, 328, 348 (t? b?).

Lora Cargo led song on page 146 in memory of all the loved ones that have passed away. Margaret Aderholt led song on page 213 (t? b?) for the sick and shut-ins. Pastor Ables welcomed everyone and led the noon prayer.

LUNCH

The class was called to order by Lora Cargo leading song on page 222. Leaders: Alicia Whitaker 119, 480; Ann Ballard 274 (t? b?), 204; Cindy Franklin 270, 457; Dorothea McCowan 512, 120; Buell Cobb 75, 138 (t? b?), 358; Nell Thorsby 30 (t? b?), 129; Lena Wakefield 475, 546; Margaret Aderholt 186, 203, 277; Velton Chafin 225t, 134; Dustin McCowan 354 (t? b?); John Hocutt 316, 317; Kathleen Traywick 448 (t? b?).

Announcements were made. Lora Cargo led song on page 460 for the closing song. The class was dismissed with prayer by Brother Ables, pastor of Sardis Baptist Church.

Chairman—Lora Cargo; Vice Chairman and Arranging Committee—Dick Nail; Secretary—Dolores Wilks.