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Little Vine Church

Near Bremen, Georgia

September 3, 1995

The annual all day Sacred Harp singing at Little Vine Church was held the first Sunday in September. Delores McGraw called the class together leading songs on pages 77 (t? b?) and 57. The morning prayer was led by Lonnie Rogers. Charlene Wallace led songs on pages 31b and 67. The class was organized for the day by electing the following officers: Chairman—Delores McGraw; Vice Chairman—Carlene Griffin; Secretary—Charlene Wallace; Arranging and Memorial Committee—Judy Henry. Delores McGraw led songs on pages 56 (t? b?) and 79. Leaders: I. V. McWhorter 213 (t? b?), 313 (t? b?); Jimmie Denney 43, 63; Revy Williamson 155, 34 (t? b?); Lonnie Rogers 33b, 222; Mary Florence Smith 77b, 289; Lydia McGraw 40, 87.

RECESS

Carlene Griffin called the class together leading songs on pages 117 and 31 (t? b?). Leaders: Sheri Taylor 48 (t? b?), 358; Alice Edwards 294, 73b (for Daisey Roberts and Ruth Brown); Jeff Sheppard 113, 91; Phillip Langley 186, 269; Shelbie Sheppard 332, 284; Everette Denney 285 (t? b?), 503.

LUNCH

The afternoon session resumed with Delores McGraw leading song on page 146. The memorial lesson was held. Jeff Sheppard led 73 (t? b?) and 65 in memory of: Myrtle McGraw, Maynard Hurston, Lessie Cates, Mary Jane Goldin Townson, and Dula Webb. Charlene Wallace led 139, 185, and 148 for the sick and shut-ins: Reby Stanford, R. C. Stanford, Aver Crider, Mozelle Sheppard, Jerry Sheppard, Daphene Causey, Aline Stanford, and Lee Roy McGraw. Leaders: Debra Langley 126, 127; Jimmie Denney 276; Mary F. Smith 403; Lonnie Rogers 137, 225 (t? b?); Sheri Taylor 27, 400; I. V. McWhorter 496, 97; Alice Edwards 104; Phillip Langley 84, 217; Shelbie Sheppard 216, 475; Ruby Phillips 345 (t? b?); Lydia McGraw 176b, 176 (t? b?); Everette Denney 335, 34b; Debra Langley 32 (t? b?), 480; Virgil Phillips 166; Shelbie Sheppard 142; Phillip Langley 196, 197. After announcements, Delores McGraw and Carlene Griffin led song on page 69 (t? b?) as the closing song. The class was dismissed with prayer by Lonnie Rogers.

Chairman—Delores McGraw; Vice Chairman—Carlene Griffin; Secretary—Charlene Wallace.