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Mount Moriah Primitive Baptist Church

Near Snead Crossroads, Alabama

April 23, 2000

The annual Sacred Harp singing held at Mount Moriah Primitive Baptist Church on the fourth Sunday in April was called to order by Carmon Brothers leading song on page 59. Lamar Smith led the class in morning prayer.

The class was organized and voted to retain the following officers: Chairman—Carmon Brothers; Arranging Committee—Ruby Brothers; Secretary—Eunice Kimbrell.

Leaders: Carmon Brothers 111t, 111b, 99; Eunice Kimbrell 129, 42; Rhoda Norris 460, 318; Randall Smith 82 (t? b?), 343; Lamar Smith 76b; Linda Thomas 345b, 56t; Bud Oliver 73t, 39b, 49t; Jewel Wootten 32t, 100, 101t; Norma Green and Nate Green 108t, 457.


Carmon Brothers brought the class to order leading songs on pages 75 and 77t. Leaders: Marlin Beasley 31t, 31b; Willoweese Malone 89, 147t (in memory of Elder J.O. Handley); Debra Rich 168, 108b; Doris Cuzzart 490; Joseph Rich 133.

Carmon Brothers led song on page 285t in memory of Virgil Phillips and Ester Wall Brown who passed away recently. Bud Oliver led songs on pages 45t and 48t for the sick and shut-ins. Lamar Smith closed the memorial with prayer.


Carmon Brothers called the afternoon session to order leading songs on pages 46 and 47b. Leaders: Nate Green and Norma Green 334; Jewel Wootten 335; Linda Thomas 31t; Rhoda Norris 186; Dexter Cobb 378t; Randall Smith 501 (CB); Bud Oliver 201, 29t; Marlin Beasley 426t; Debra Rich 312b; Carmon Brothers 358 (by request).

Carmon Brothers led song on page 62 as the closing song. Marlin Beasley dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—Carmon Brothers; Secretary—Eunice Kimbrell.