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Bethel Primitive Baptist Church

Heard County, Georgia

November 4, 1995

The singing held on Saturday, November 4, 1995 at Bethel Primitive Baptist Church in Heard County, Georgia (Off U. S. 27 South on Armstrong Mill Rd.) was called to order by Everette Denney leading song on page 48t. Elder Marshall Avery led the opening prayer. Everette Denney led song on page 335; Marshall Avery 34t, 37t, 39b; Josephine Denney 145b, 147t, 503b. The class was organized, and officers retained: Chairman—Everette Denney; Vice Chairman—Elder Marshall Avery; Secretary—Josephine Denney; Arranging Committee—Carlene Griffin. Leaders: Everette Denney 405; Jimmie Denney 61, 101t, 313t, 155; Lou Cotney 212, 300, 358; Don Bowen 77b, 225t, 303b, 354b.


After a 10 minute recess, the class was called to order by Everette Denney leading song on page 34b. Leaders: Jeanette Dupree 384, 290, 31t; Tim Wheeler 168, 114, 86, 85; Judy Mincey 50b, 410t, 501b. The class was dismissed for lunch with the blessing of the food led by Rev. Lloyd Toney.


The afternoon session began with Rev. Marshall Avery leading song on page 39b. Leaders: Jean Durdin 29t, 312b, 178; Felton Denney 489, 425, 569b; John Plunkett 515b, 84, 193, 39t; Lonnie Rogers 75, 298, 384, 560, 137; Rev. Lloyd Toney 59, 100, 45t; Charlene Wallace 63, 171, 203; Lee Rogers 373, 73t, 73b. Announcements were made. Everette Denney thanked each one for attending, and for any part they had in the success of the day. Everette Denney led song on 46 for the closing song. The class was dismissed with prayer by Rev. Marshall Avery.

Chairman—Everette Denney; Vice Chairman—Marshall Avery; Secretary—Josephine Denney.