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The regular 4th Sunday singing was held at Gentry Church June 27th from 2:00-4:00 pm. The welcome was given by Emcee, Sybil Sheer; songbooks provided by Freeman Porter. Sis. Violet Lakey opened with prayer and the Singing began with instrumental music followed by congregational singing and special music. There were 65 present and 35 songs were shared.
President Sybil Sheer conducted the business meeting and the next 4th Sunday Singing will be held at Faith Rock Church, July 25th.
Participating instrumentalists include Piano: Sybil Gheer, Susie Sisco, Joann Welker, Jena Moyer, Dorothy Grisham, Josh Strong; Guitar: Joe Lafferty, Harley Allen, Robert Grisham, Jim Porter, Edgar Stewart, Lola Mayberry; Bass Guitar: Jerry Moyer; Harmonica: Bob Sothman, Sybil Gheer; Violin: Violet Lakey.
Special Music: Gentry Church Choir, Ladies Trio: Janice Young, Wanda Cassidy, Brenda Hemple, Duet: Janice Young and Norvell Tetrick; Robert & Dorothy Grisham, Evalena Miller, Betty & Darrell Hesterlee; Solo: Lola Mayberry, Susie Sisco; Trio: Joe & Clara Lafferty and Susie; Violet Lakey and musicians; Lena & Bernice Hutchison and Nancy Levan; Solo: Morgan Granich (grandson of Jim & Connie Porter); Bob Sothman; Quartet: Jim Porter, Edgar Stewart, Jerry & Jena Moyer and the final special was provided by the preachers.
The following churches were recognized: Ava Assembly of God, Ava General Baptist, Breedon, Church of the Living God, Dogwood Nazarene, Faith Rock, Gentry, Girdner, Happy Home, Life, Oak Grove, Seventh Day Adventist, Sweden, Walnut Grove.
Preachers: Joe Laffety, Lee Hampton, Robert Grisham, Betty Hesterlee, Pauline Welker, Maxine Lund, Josh Strong. The singing was dismissed by Sis. Sharon Stewart. Make plans now to attend Faith Rock, July 25th.