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The 4th Sunday Singing was held at Faith Rock Church, March 27 from 2-4:30 p.m. The welcome was given by Emcee, Sybil Gheer; Bro. Ben DeWitt opened with prayer; song books were distributed by Freeman Porter. There were 83 present and 36 songs were shared. The next 4th Sunday Singing will be at Happy Home Church, June 26. Singers and listeners are always welcome!
Special music: solo’s: Norma Jones, Bonnie Melton, Jim Campbell, Connie Blevins, Peggy Potts, Karen Brown, Bob Sothman; duet’s: Connie and James Blevins, Jerry and Bonnie Melton, Wilma Hampton and Sybil Gheer, accompanied by Violet Lakey, Joan Pond, Bob Sothman, Jerry Moyer; trio’s: Heritage Singers (Edgar Stewart, Jerry and Jena Moyer); Quartet: Josh Strong, Edgar Stewart, Jena and Jerry Moyer, and a men’s quartet from Gentry: Norvel Tetrick, Rod Welker, Joie Welker, Wendel Deo; and a church group from Faith Rock. The final special was provided by the preachers.
Participating instrumentalists include: Piano: Sybil Gheer, Joan Pond, Joann Welker, Carlene Willis, Peggy Potts, Loretta DeWitt, Jena Moyer; Guitar: Loretta DeWitt, Eli David, Jim Campbell; Bass Guitar: Jerry Moyer; Harmonica: Sybil Gheer, Bob Sothman; Violin: Violet Lakey; Banjo: Joan Pond; Mandolin: Ross Martin; Spoons: Juanita Darlington.
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, Highway Nazarene, Life, Longrun, New Hope Freewill Baptist, Oak Grove, Pine Ridge, Seventh Day Adventist, Sweden, United Methodist.
Preachers: Lee Hampton, Ben and Loretta DeWitt, Betty Hesterlee, Pauline Welker, James Blevins, Jim Campbell, Josh Strong, Freeda Holt, Maxine Lund. The Singing was dismissed by Sis. Betty Hesterlee.
Remember, the next 4th Sunday Singing will be in June, due to Easter (April) and Memorial Day (May). Mark your calendars now for June 26 at Happy Home.