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Providence Primitive Baptist Church

Vinemont, Alabama

Saturday, May 19, 2007

The 3rd annual Sacred Harp singing held at Providence Primitive Baptist Church was called to order by Delone Cobbs leading 31b. Kenneth Fannin offered the morning prayer.

The following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Kenneth Fannin; Vice Chairman—Delone Cobbs; Secretary—Jennifer Allred.

Leaders: Kenneth Fannin 176b, 503; Jennifer Allred 123t, 391; Rachel Allred 317, 43; Garrett Sipe 354b, 274t; Marlin Beasley 73t, 312t; Will Allred 87, 196; Sonya Sipe 77t, 63; Geraldine Sharpton 276, 421; Seth Allred 410t, 39t; Mary Holcombe 225t, 56b; Adam Hale 81t, 192.


Rachel Allred called the class back together leading 371. Leaders: Amanda Denson and Judy Caudle 370, 375; Richard Mauldin 378t (for Dick Mauldin), 35; Susan Allred 480, 399b; Ryan Hale 159, 47b; Emily Creel 168, 217; Velton Chafin 487, 463; Caleb Allred and Richard Mauldin 124, 312b; Billy Williams 39b, 448b.


The afternoon session began with Kenneth Fannin leading 45t. Elder Marlon Wilkinson spoke.

Richard Mauldin conducted the memorial lesson reading Revelations 21. Judy Caudle led 499b in memory of the following deceased: Flarce Creel, L.E. Hannah, and John Hyde.

Judy Caudle led 129 in honor of the following sick and shut-ins: Bea Carnathan, Herby Bailey, Edith Tate, and Ann Jett. Richard Mauldin closed the memorial service with prayer.

Leaders: Juanita Beasley 61; Beth Ann Clay and Emily Holcombe 354b; Danny Creel 475, 84; J.L. Hopper 534, 532; Carol Fannin 122; Judy Caudle 411, 368; Kenneth Tate 148, 300; Glenda Hopper 310, 540; Max Berueffy 37t (for Bridgett Hill), 394; Delone Cobbs 290; Wavie Wilkinson and Marlon Wilkinson 59; Emily Creel 318; Jennifer Clay and Delone Cobbs 566; Jennifer Allred 155 (by request); Richard Mauldin 146; Kenneth Tate 144; Will Allred 282; Judy Caudle 280 (by request); J.L. Hopper 304 (by request).

Announcements were made. Kenneth Fannin and Delone Cobbs led 68b as the closing song. The closing prayer was offered by Elder J.L. Hopper, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Kenneth Fannin; Vice Chairman—Delone Cobbs; Secretary—Jennifer Allred