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Moon and Guthrie Memorial

Liberty Church (McCormack), Jefferson County, Alabama

July 30, 2000

The nineteenth session of the Moon and Guthrie Memorial singing was called to order by Velton Chafin leading song on page 31t. Lavaughn Ballinger led the class in prayer.

The class organized with the following officers elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Velton Chafin; Vice Chairman—Elvin Guthrie; Secretary—Eldagene Roberson; Arranging Committee—Cecil Sanders.

Leaders: Velton Chafin 36b; Wilton Donaldson 37b, 39b; George Cox 108 (t? b?), 303; David Ballinger 78, 112; David Roberson 340, 146; Annie Lou Price 454, 569b; A.P. Malone 300, 448t; Glenn Keeton 128, 565b; John Hyde 129, 124; Harrison Creel 498; Elsie Moon 89, 304; Clarence McCool 172; Clarence McCool and Dessie Goodwin 69b; Larry Ballinger 76b, 83 (t? b?); Josie Hyde 361, 470; Willodean Barton 418, 290; Edith Tate 73t, 75; Velton Chafin 76 (t? b?) (by request).

RECESS

Elvin Guthrie called the class back to order leading songs on pages 166 and 568 (in memory of Vivalene Moon); Ivalene Donaldson 32t, 61; Vernice Phillips 40, 168; Julie Poston 275 (t? b?), 421; Lavaughn Ballinger 84, 335; Ann Jett 43, 88t; Willie Mae Latham 217, 362; Billy Williams 54, 297; Travis Keeton 57, 56t.

LUNCH

Chairman Velton Chafin called the afternoon session to order leading song on page 197. Leaders: Ellis Shipp 108 (t? b?), 471; Tommye Denson Mauldin 72 (t? b?), 276; Faye Donaldson 371, 128; Marie Guthrie 192, 434; Amber Springfield and Kelsie Tate 58, 389; Wanda Capps 225t, 503; John Merritt 312 (t? b?), 438; Brenda Merritt 67, 85; Eldagene Roberson 349 (in memory of Harlie Guthrie), 128 (in memory of Vivalene Moon); Janet Shipp 358 (in memory of her mother, Vivalene Moon), 408; Flarce Creel 475, 546; Shelley Capps 100; Cecil Sanders 123t.

Announcements were made. Velton Chafin led song on page 521 as the closing song. Harrison Creel dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—Velton Chafin; Vice Chairman—Elvin Guthrie; Secretary—Eldagene Roberson.