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The regular 4th Sunday Singing was at Oak Grove, February 26. The welcome was given by Emcee, Sybil Gheer; Bro. Charles McFarland opened with prayer; song books were distributed/collected by Freeman Porter. There were 61 present and 32 songs shared. The Singing will be at Breedon Church, March 25, then Gentry the following month.
Participating instrumentalists: Piano: Sybil Gheer, Sandra Davis, Joann Welker, Jena Moyer; Guitar: Edgar Stewart; Harmonica: Bob Sothman, Sybil Gheer, Zoe Harris; Mandolin: Jeff Biaggi.
Special music: Solo’s: Branetta McNiece, Beverly McNiece, Charles McFarland, Ella Faye Mitchell, Linda Prock, Sharon Skaggs, Edgar Stewart; Duet’s: Edgar Stewart and Jena Moyer; church groups: Faith Rock, Gentry, and Oak Grove; musicians: Bob Sothman, Edgar Stewart, Jeff Biaggi, and Jena Moyer; and the final special was provided by the preachers.
The following churches were recognized: Ava General Baptist, Church of the Living God, Dogwood Nazarene, Faith Rock, Gentry, Life, Mt. Calvary, Murray, Noble, Oak Grove, Star Chapel.
Preachers: Charles McFarland, Ben and Loretta DeWitt, Maxine Lund, Betty Hesterlee, Pauline Welker. The Singing was dismissed by Bro. Charles McFarland.