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Little Branch Primitive Baptist Church

Albertville, Alabama

December 14, 1995

The annual singing held on Thursday before the third Sunday in December, was again held in Little Branch Primitive Baptist Church, Albertville, Alabama. The class was called to order by Cecil Gilliland leading songs on pages 32 (t? b?) and 59. Elder Howard Cook led the class in prayer. Cecil Gilliland led song on page 74t. A business session was held and the following officers were elected: Chairman—Cecil Gilliland; Vice Chairman—Hershell King; Arranging Committee—Cecil Sanders; Secretary—Marie Guthrie. Leaders: Hershell King 101 (t? b?), 100; Cecil Sanders 123 (t? b?), 145t; Lawrence Underwood and Lula Underwood 300, 358, 441; Ruthie Chambers 569 (t? b?), 39b; Keterina Sanders 389, 454; Lydia Baswell 42. 137; Linton Ballinger 335, 334; Marie Guthrie 186, 144.

RECESS

The class was called together by Cecil Gilliland leading song on page 134. Leaders: Milton Oliver 61, 129; Elder Howard Cook 490, 108t; Roy Nelson 87, 270; Rhoda Norris 145b, 460; J. C. Rutledge 105; Calvin Rodgers 496; Nell Smith 274 (t? b?), 143; Elvin Guthrie 73b, 340, 73t.

LUNCH

The class was called to order by Cecil Gilliland leading song on page 34b. Leaders: Lydia Baswell 172, 549; Linton Ballinger 35; Marie Guthrie “That Beautiful Land”; Ruthie Chambers 75, 73 (t? b?); Hershell King 410 (t? b?); Milton Oliver 64; Cecil Sanders 475; Lamar Smith 36 (t? b?); Calvin Smith 147t; Cecil Gilliland 68b, 72b, 62. The class was dismissed with prayer by Hershell King.

Chairman—Cecil Gilliland; Vice Chairman—Hershell King; Secretary—Marie Guthrie.