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Gilliland and Brothers Memorial Singing

Old Clear Creek Primitive Baptist Church,
Marshall County, Alabama

Saturday, March 10, 2001

The Gilliland and Brothers Memorial Singing was called to order by Larry Lambert leading songs on pages 37b, 36b, and 30b. Hershell King offered the morning prayer.

A business session was held with the following officers elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Larry Lambert; Vice Chairman—Hershell King; Secretary/Arranging Committee—Helen Lambert; Memorial Committee—Steven Lambert.

Leaders: Larry Lambert 39t; Willowese Malone 63, 89; Helen Lambert 72 (t? b?), 569 (t? b?); Hershell King 75, 101t, 97; Roie Alexander 32t, 317; Judy Caudle 33b, 47t, 78; Roy Turrentine 35, 146.


Larry Lambert brought the class back to order leading songs on pages 56t and 57. Leaders: Willie Mae Moon 460, 498; Michael Hieber 276, 82t; Jewel Wootten 49b, 313t; Steven Lambert 49t, 277, 196.

The memorial lesson was held with the following deceased remembered: Luther Gilliland, Cecil Gilliland, Ervin Brothers, Eron White, Ted White, Joe B. King, and Ralph McGee. Steven Lambert led songs on pages 285t and 74b.

Leaders: Eunice Kimbrell 40, 42; Milton Oliver 321; Lydia Baswell and Vella Dailey 220, 147 (t? b?). Hershell King offered the blessing for the noon meal.


Hershell King brought the afternoon session to order leading song on page 426t. Leaders: Lottie Martin 36t, 335; Philip Gilmore 30t, 31b, 39b, 47b, 68b; Roy Turrentine 503, 565; Philip Gilmore 441 (at the request of Roie Alexander), 67; Judy Caudle 93, 119; Lottie Martin 59; Willie Mae Moon 225t; Hershell King 410t; Steven Lambert 58, 45t, 490; Lydia Baswell and Vella Dailey 145b; Judy Caudle 178.

Steven Lambert gave a financial report. Announcements were made, an invitation to return next year was extended, and the class was dismissed with prayer led by Philip Gilmore.

Chairman—Larry Lambert; Vice Chairman—Hershell King; Secretary—Helen Lambert.