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Antioch Baptist Church - Birthday Singing

South of Tallapoosa, Georgia on Old 100 Highway

Friday Night, April 12, 1996

The fourth session of the Birthday Singing was held at Antioch Baptist Church on Friday night before the second Sunday in April. Johnny Wright called the class together leading song on page 59. Prayer by Lonnie Rogers. Johnny Wright led song on page 159. Leaders: Everette Ellis 335; Pearl Guier 40, 45t; Elder Homer Benefield 56t; Mildred Johnson 167; Myron House 109, 135. The class was organized by electing the following officers: Chairman—Johnny Wright; Vice Chairman—Everette Ellis; Secretary—Charlene Wallace; Arranging Committee—Mary F. Smith. Leaders called were: Alice Edwards 104, 73b; Revy Williamson 101 (t? b?), 111 (t? b?); B. M. Smith 30 (t? b?), 146; Joyce Clackum and Leonard Benefield 127, 445; B. J. Harris 147 (t? b?), 503; Lou Cotney 300, 189; Lonnie Rogers 186, 225 (t? b?).

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Johnny Wright called the class together leading songs on pages 145 (t? b?) and 274 (t? b?). Leaders: Margie Smith 32 (t? b?), 108 (t? b?); Everette Denney 31 (t? b?), 137; Mary Ann Haagen 168, 178; Elder James Embry 68b, 354b; I. V. McWhorter 82 (t? b?); Mildred Patterson 339; Elder Lewis Norton 323b; Daphene Ray 332; Charlene Wallace 155; Natalie Williams and Florence Williams 490; Diane Clayton 358 in memory of Joe Warren and Vinie Phillips. After announcements Johnny Wright led song on page 46 as the closing song. The class was dismissed with prayer by Elder Homer Benefield.

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