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Shiloh-Little Vine Singing

Shiloh Primitive Baptist Church, off Hwy. 100,
near Tallapoosa, Georgia

Sunday, September 3, 2006

The annual Shiloh-Little Vine Singing met at Shiloh Primitive Baptist Church on the first Sunday in September. The class was called to order by Charles Woods leading 34b. The morning prayer was offered by Lonnie Rogers. Charles Woods led 82t; Stanley Edwards 85, 108b; Charlene Wallace 101t (for Jimmie Denney), 141; Lonnie Rogers 75, 112.

The class was organized with the following officers elected or appointed: Chairman—Charles Woods; Vice Chairman—Stanley Edwards; Secretary—Charlene Wallace; Arranging Committee—Judy Henry.

Leaders: Judy Henry 77t, 225t (for Gladys McGraw); Mildred Patterson 119, 335; Tony Hammock 159, 321; Carlene Griffin 146; Joyce Lambert 111t, 56t (for Homer Benefield and Katherine Benefield); Eric Robinson 569b, 494; Miranel Swafford 441, 32t.


Stanley Edwards called the class together leading 53. Leaders: Jeff Sheppard 540, 213b; Shelbie Sheppard 332, 333; Paul Robinson 128, 45t; Cecil Roberts 63, 68b; Evelyn Harris 49t, 155; Hugh McGraw 156, 157; B.J. Harris 303, 503; Ellen Waters and Charlene Wallace 59, 47b; Hester Edwards, Olivia Iverson, and Charlene Wallace 274b, 354b.


The afternoon session was brought together by Charles Woods leading 495.

The memorial lesson was conducted by Charles Woods. Tony Hammock led 63 for the following sick and shut-ins: Virginia Lee, Hazel Edwards, Jeanette Harper, Katherine Benefield, Gladys McGraw, Mary L. Smith, Teenie Moody, Irvin Roberts, Dale Harris, Myrtle Smith, Buck Owen, Alma Owen, Jimmie Denney, Felton Denney, Josephine Denney, Bernard Denney, and George Holland.

Jeff Sheppard led 208 for the following deceased: Bobby Jackson, Sherri Edwards, Alice Edwards, Mildred Johnson, Carolyn Huckeba, Donnie McGraw, Lois Stanson, and Olin Williams. The memorial was closed with prayer by Lonnie Rogers.

Leaders: Homer Benefield 319, 318; Ruth Daniel 378t, 100; Leonard Benefield 127, 112; Karleen Williams 143, 340; Shelbie Sheppard 440; Curtis Hamrick 196, 137; Eric Robinson 288; Evelyn Harris 39b; Lonnie Rogers 389; Cecil Roberts 435, 282; Paul Robinson 101t; Mildred Patterson 294.

Announcements were made. Charles Woods, Carlene Griffin, and Judy Henry led 283 as the closing song. Elder Homer Benefield dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—Charles Woods; Vice Chairman—Stanley Edwards; Secretary—Charlene Wallace.