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Brazos River Singing (Cooper Book)

Star of the Republic Museum,
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Park, Texas

April 10, 1999

The eighth annual Brazos River Singing was held at the Star of the Republic Museum, Washington-on-the-Brazos State Park, Washington, Texas. The class was called to order by Gaylon Powell leading songs on pages 492 and 192. Curtis Owen offered the opening prayer.

The class organized with the following officers elected: Chairman—Gaylon Powell; Secretary—Al Rogers.

Leaders: Gaylon Powell 171; Al Rogers 563, 500; B.E. Matthews 170, 434; Don Barker 484b, 145b; Doris Hanks 355, 63; Robert Handel 140, 505; Cassandra Baker 323b, 47b; Edith Owen 489, 508; Pete Baker 82, 440b; Curtis Owen 513t, 511b.

RECESS

The class resumed singing with Gaylon Powell leading 478. Leaders: Olivia Blevins 155, 168; Ann Milner 293b, 280; Pat Blundell 546, 146; Scott Curran 142, 571; Marilyn Burkland 39, 553b; Sue Fairbanks 47t, 59; Elder Billy Moseley 507b, 40; Mary Bachmann 137, 38t; Tom Owen 507t, 217; Adrianne Bonham 49t, 49b.

Don Barker and Charles Whitmer were appointed members of the Finance Committee. Elder Chris Blevins offered grace for the noon meal.

LUNCH

The afternoon session began with Gaylon Powell leading 268. Leaders: Jeb Owen 112, 179; Amanda Blevins 36b, 450; Forrest Ward 522, 235; Kevin Powell 240, 300; Paul Smith 107, 501; John Baker 395b, 186; Elissa Smith 85, 77t; Katie Moseley 491, 497; Liz Rogan 198, 543; Ron Smith 38b, 336t.

RECESS

The class resumed singing with Gaylon Powell leading 559. Leaders: Cissy Moseley 127; Sue Hanson 148, 132; David Moseley 442, 299; Elder Chris Blevins 411, 163; Charles Whitmer 410, 218; James Moseley 31t, 101; Mike Moseley 99, 406; Katie Moseley 491, 497; Edwin Reed 285t, 348.

Gaylon Powell led 527 as the closing song. The class was dismissed with prayer offered by Elder Billy Moseley.

Chairman—Gaylon Powell; Secretary—Al Rogers.