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Mount Moriah Primitive Baptist Church

Near Snead Crossroads, Alabama

April 28, 1996

The annual Sacred Harp singing held at Mount Moriah Primitive Baptist Church on the fourth Sunday in April was called to order by Carmon Brothers leading song on page 32t. The morning prayer was led by Brother J. O. Handley. Carmon Brothers led songs on pages 59 and 470. The class was organized and the following officers elected: Chairman—Carmon Brothers; Vice Chairman—J. O. Handley; Secretary—Hazel Brothers; Arranging Committee—Pauline Oliver. Carmon Brothers led song on page 154. The following leaders were called: Lydia Baswell 106, 222; J. O. Handley 68b; Eloise Avery 56t, 35; Corene White 73t, 379; Ester Brown 46, 300; Jewel Wootten 335, 345b; Lamar Smith 76b, 343b.

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Carmon Brothers brought the class back together leading song on page 37b. Leaders: Elder Marshall Avery 137, 37b; Freeman Wootten 61, 43; Calvin Rogers 39b, 49b; Mary Tidmore 294, 400; Bud Oliver 30t, 384; Leola Smith 402, 358; Martha Woodard 65; Beecher Yancy 452; Eron White 168; Hershell King 460, 410t; Milton Oliver 176 (t? b?), 321; Brother Marlon Wilkerson 34t, 45t; Dexter Cobb 48 (t? b?); Carmon Brothers “Not Made With Hands”. The class was dismissed with prayer by Brother Marlon Wilkerson. The afternoon session was called off due to a funeral.

Chairman—Carmon Brothers; Vice Chairman—J. O. Handley; Secretary—Hazel Brothers.