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Mississippi State Convention (Cooper Book)

Mt. Olive Primitive Baptist Church, Morton Mississippi

Saturday, October 27, 2001

John Merritt called the class to order leading song on page 90. Don Clark offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: John Merritt 116; Andrew Albers 50t, 163b, 315; Nancy Van Den Akker 189, 107t; Brenda Merritt 559, 497; John Lee Van Horn 263, 572; Don Clark 344.

RECESS

John Merritt and Brenda Merritt called the class back to order leading song on page 188t (OSH), and John presented Brenda with an anniversary ring.

Leaders: Mark Davis 54t, 402, 522; Wanda Gregg 384, 573; Charles Franklin 274t, 319; Junie McNeil 503, 571; Velton Chafin 114t, 478; Kate Merritt 392, 543; Andy Davis 183, 120, 434; John Kanode 507b, 500; Gary Smith 461, 146; John Merritt 396.

John Merritt led grace, and dismissed the class for lunch.

LUNCH

John Merritt called the class back to order leading “Confederate Memorial Lesson” and “Nettie”. Leaders: Sarah Smith 288, 129; Edith Tate 49, 505; Willodean Barton 290, 470, 222; Georgia Kanode 358, 395b; John Merritt 45t, 283b; Don Clark 171; Andrew Albers 507t; Nancy Van Den Akker 411; Brenda Merritt 47b; John Lee Van Horn 393t; Jean Gray 215; Wanda Gregg 192; Charles Franklin 82; Junie McNeil 104; Kate Merritt 137; Andy Davis 106, 400; John Kanode 63; Georgia Kanode 136; Gary Smith 264b; John Kanode 449; Wanda Gregg 132.

John Merritt led 484b in place of a memorial lesson. Announcements of future singings were made. John Merritt led song on page 331t as the closing song. John Lee Van Horn dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—John Merritt; Secretary—Nancy Van Den Akker.