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Moore, Graves, and Calvert Memorial Singing

Addington Chapel, Cullman, Alabama

June 19, 1999

The annual memorial singing was held at Addington Chapel on Saturday before the third Sunday in June. The class was called to order by Velton Chafin leading song on page 59. Hershell King led the opening prayer.

A business session was held to elect officers, and the following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Velton Chafin; Vice Chairman—Harrison Creel; Arranging Committee—Billy Williams; Secretary—Eldagene Roberson.

Leaders: Harrison Creel 30t; Travis Keeton 382, 75; Corene White 171, 216; Eron White 168; L.M. Gilmore 73t, 72b; David Roberson 340, 146; Aubrey Tyree 434, 189; Hershell King 426 (t? b?), 460; Flarce Creel 389, 474; Cassie Franklin, Penny McDonald, and Stacy Dalton 369, 225t, 95, 276, 384.

RECESS

Harrison Creel called the class back to order leading song on page 111 (t? b?). Leaders: John Etheridge 45t; Everett Kilgo 137, 454; Don Clark 310, 344; Mavis Pierce 208, 336; Marie Guthrie 220, 446; Larry Heidorn 99, 159; Danny Creel 269, 112, 383; Edith Tate 212; Cindy Franklin 270, 503, 322; Lucy Heidorn 40, 155; Bill Hogan 30b; Wanda Capps 222; Cassie Franklin 352.

LUNCH

The afternoon session was called to order by Velton Chafin leading song on page 42. Leaders: Elsie Moon 74b, 89; Regina Clark 163b, 148; Ann Jett 339, 37b; Eldagene Roberson 81t, 137; Willodean Barton 416, 290; John Etheridge 383, 318, 76b; Velton Chafin 76t; Donnie Calvert 354b, 493; John Etheridge 88t (by request); Billy Williams 28b; the class 358 (by request); Velton Chafin 77t (by request); Regina Clark 192 (by request).

Announcements were made. Harrison Creel led song on page 348 (t? b?) as the closing song. Hershell King led the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Velton Chafin; Vice Chairman—Harrison Creel; Secretary—Eldagene Roberson.