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Doss Memorial Singing

Sardis Baptist Church, Morris, Alabama

May 28, 1995

The annual Doss Memorial Sacred Harp singing was held the fourth Sunday in May. The class was called to order by Chairman Floyd Screws leading song on page 59. The morning prayer was led by David Branham. Floyd Screws then led song on page 31 (t? b?). Leaders called were: Dick Nail 145b, 314; Corene White 379, 403; Tim Whitaker 100, 32 (t? b?); Keterina Sanders 290, 389; Bud Oliver 47 (t? b?), 39b; Eron White (for Charles Green) 146, 129; David Branham 358, 119; Ruby Phillips 345 (t? b?).

RECESS

The class was called to order by Floyd Screws leading song on page 112. Leaders: Lillian Parker 335, 441; John Jenkins 64, 235; Delores Wilks 294, 192; Aquilla Branham 68 (t? b?); Hugh McGraw 448b; Cecil Sanders 434; Henry Guthery 460, 108 (t? b?); Audrey Branham 45 (t? b?), “Not Made With Hands”; Buell Cobb 467, 121; Julianna Jett 56 (t? b?), 146; Harrison Creel 111 (t? b?), 512; Mamie Jenkins 168, 159; Lora Cargo 204, 282; Flarce Creel 425, 225 (t? b?); Lida Mullins 274 (t? b?); Whitney Branham 552 (?); Wyatt King 155, 474; Brian Coughlin 186, 49 (t? b?); Delores Wilks led 348b for the sick and shut-ins. The memorial lesson consisted of scripture reading and remarks by Floyd Screws, and Lora Cargo led song on page 454 in memory of the loved ones that have passed away. Brother Abel, pastor of Sardis Baptist Church, welcomed everyone.

LUNCH

The afternoon session resumed with Floyd Screws leading song on page 72b. Leaders: Edith Tate 532, 436; Marie Aldridge 217, 316; Julie Yuen 72 (t? b?); Cassandra Franklin 136, 344; Cindy Franklin 497, 189; Peggy Holmes 378t; David Branham 48t; Corene White 216; Eron White 408; Alecia Whitaker 354 (t? b?); Tim Whitaker 145 (t? b?); Cecil Sanders 340; Brian Coughlin 105; Wyatt King 40; Harrison Creel 342; Bud Oliver 343; Henry Guthery 137, 76 (t? b?); Edith Tate 73t; Ann Jett 327; Hugh McGraw 37b; Buell Cobb 358; Dick Nail 146, 274 (t? b?); John Jenkins 44; Marie Aldridge 88t; Cassandra Franklin 352; Mamie Jenkins 328; Lora Cargo 222, Audrey and Aquilla Branham 143; Delores Wilks led 546 in memory of Uncle Seborn Doss and the departed members of his family. The singing was brought to a close by Floyd Screws leading song on page 62. The class was dismissed with prayer by Tim Whitaker;

Chairman—Floyd Screws; Secretary—Delores Wilks (Acting secretary, Ruth Screws)