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Antioch Baptist Church - Birthday Singing

South of Tallapoosa, Georgia on Old 100 Highway

Friday Night, February 10, 1995

The third session of the Birthday Singing was held at Antioch Baptist Church on Friday night before the second Sunday in February. Johnny Wright called the class together leading song on page 452. Prayer by Elder Homer Benefield. Johnny Wright then led song on page 128. The class was organized by electing the following officers: Chairman—Johnny Wright; Vice Chairman—Everette Ellis; Secretary—Charlene Wallace. Leaders were: Charlene Wallace 59, 87; Mildred Johnson 208, 381; Estelle Flowers 30 (t? b?), 100; Bonnie Flowers 129, 74b; Daphine Ray 358, 61; Diane Clay 63, 143.

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Johnny Wright called the class together leading song on page 274 (t? b?). Leaders were: Joyce Clackum 111 (t? b?), 77 (t? b?); Revy Williamson 67, 75; Gertrude Norton 277, 146; Katherine Benefield 101 (t? b?), 108 (t? b?); Elder Homer Benefield 56 (t? b?), 45 (t? b?) for Mrs. Vinnie Phillips and Mildred Patterson; Florence Williams 490, 569b; Myrtle Johnson and Nancy Allen 294; Jimmy Baggett 155; Elder Jim Emory 147 (t? b?), 354 (t? b?); Elder Lewis Norton 76b, 30b. Announcements were made. A motion was made and passed to change this singing next year to the Friday night before the second Sunday in April, 1996. Dismissed with prayer by Elder Lewis Norton.

Chairman—Johnny Wright; Vice Chairman—Everette Ellis; Secretary—Charlene Wallace.