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Mount Zion
Primitive Baptist Church Homecoming

Ashland Alabama

May 6, 2001

The annual Homecoming Singing at Mount Zion Primitive Baptist Church was held on the first Sunday in May. Eugene Forbes called the class to order leading songs on pages 59 and 75. Brother Thomas Futral offered the morning prayer.

The class organized for the day with the following officers elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Eugene Forbes; Secretary—Jenny Acton; Arranging Committee—Myrline Redmon and Audress Gurley.

Leaders: Eugene Forbes 101t; Thomas Futral 147t, 74t; Shirley Berry 137, 146 (for Aunt Lora); Vernelle Amason 189, 112; LaRue Allen 108t, 63; Lori Hinesley 405, 143, 288 (for M.B. Forbes); William Futral 489b, 36b; Virginia Futral 145b, 569b.


Eugene Forbes brought the class to order leading song on page 100. Leaders: Jenny Acton “The Great Roll Call”, 340, 571 (CB) (by request); Pam Anderson 490, 480; Sheila Cotney 358, 334; Sharon Whitehead 294, 49b; Jordan Whitehead 111t, 354b.

Preaching services were held.


Eugene Forbes brought the afternoon session to order leading song on page 32 (t? b?). Leaders: Jenny Acton 566 (in memory of Betty Forbes); Edna Ruth Phillips 313t, 222; Charlotte Bishop 268, 45t; Nell Estes 172, 84; Martha Stanford 138b, 300; Floy Wilder 186, 373; Eugene Forbes 146, 148; Larry Acton and Jenny Acton 59; Myrline Redmon 274t, 323b (in memory of Willie Floyd Ray); Audress Gurley 341.

Announcements were made. Eugene Forbes led songs on pages 77 (t? b?) and 46 as the closing songs. Brother Thomas Futral dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—Eugene Forbes; Secretary—Jenny Acton.