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Sanders Memorial

Sardis Church, Walker County, Alabama

February 20, 2000

The class was called to order at 10:00 a.m. by Velton Chafin leading songs on pages 48t and 73b. Clayton Ezell led the class in morning prayer.

The class organized with the following officers elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Velton Chafin; Vice Chairman—John Hocutt; Secretary—Edith Tate; Arranging Committee—Cecil Sanders.

Leaders: Velton Chafin 36b; Tim Gilmore 64, 217; Woodrow Hocutt 208, 273; A.D. Chandler 72t, 72b; Clayton Ezell 196, 182; Travis Keeton 129, 73t; Edith Tate 512 (for Harrison Creel), 532; Brenda Merritt 336, 434; Gordon Wilkinson 123t, 475; Corene White 171, 216; Glenn Keeton 285t, 390.

RECESS

Velton Chafin called the class to order leading song on page 30t. Leaders: Faye Donaldson 299, 270; Ann Jett 229 (CB), 501 (CB); Josie Hyde 224, 142, 569 (t? b?); Kenneth Tate 167, 337; L.E. Hannah 498, 187; Lora Cargo 128, 460, 454; Mary Alice Wakefield 111t, 145b; Shelley Davis 145t, 37b. Lavaughn Ballinger asked the blessing for the food.

LUNCH

The class resumed singing with song on page 97. Leaders: Wanda Capps 546, 222; John Hyde 63, 297; Marie Aldridge 192; Beatrice Brewer 137, 112, 384; Eugene Wakefield 294, 138t, 284; Billy Williams 154, 448 (t? b?), 231; Amber Springfield 38b, 155; John Merritt 45t, 68b, 358; Lavaughn Ballinger 84, 405; Charles Kitchens 201, 326; Furn Kitchens 343, 216; Glenn Keeton 236; Brenda Merritt 505 (CB); Wanda Capps 34t, 225t; Marie Aldridge 436; Josie Hyde 507; Clayton Ezell 340; Cecil Sanders 480; Harold Watson 143; John Merritt 393; Furn Kitchens 338, 146.

Announcements were made. The song on page 445 was sung as the closing song, and Lavaughn Ballinger dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—Velton Chafin; Vice Chairman—John Hocutt; Secretary—Edith Tate.