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Shiloh-Little Vine Singing

Shiloh Primitive Baptist Church, near Tallapoosa, Georgia

Sunday, September 2, 2007

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 31b. The morning prayer was offered by Charles Woods.

Leaders: Charles Woods 81t; Stanley Edwards 99, 56t; Charlene Wallace 123t, 168; Judy Henry 57, 77t; Arlene Woods 229, 178; Mildred Patterson 146, 319 (for Homer Benefield); Oscar McGuire 155; Carlene Griffin 117; Eric Robinson 101t, 569b; Stanley Edwards 101b, 27; Jeff Sheppard 70b, 556; Miranel Swafford 313t, 32t.

The class organized by electing or appointing the following officers: Chairman—Charles Woods; Vice Chairman—Stanley Edwards; Secretary—Charlene Wallace; Arranging Committee—Judy Henry.

RECESS

The class was called together by Charles Woods leading 82t. Leaders: Henry Johnson 138t, 138b; Reba Norton 208, 282; Ed Thacker 449, 409; Joyce Lambert 445, 111t; Hugh McGraw 111b; Judy Chambless 420, 493; Bob Meek 268, 63, 457 (for Pat Meek); Cecil Roberts 76b, 284; Mary Jo Shafer 179, 68b; Robert Chambless 77b, 145b; Bud Oliver 145t, 42.

LUNCH

The afternoon session was called together by Charles Woods leading 328.

The memorial lesson was conducted by Charles Woods. Judy Henry led 225t for the following sick and shut-ins: Dale Harris, Gary Gray, Homer Benefield, Katherine Benefield, Lewis Norton, Gertrude Norton, Felton Denney, Josephine Denney, Jimmie Denney, Robert Robinson, Dorothy Wright, Doris Morris, Ima Wright, and Milton Oliver.

Charles Woods led 503 in memory of the following deceased: B.J. Harris, LaRue Allen, Dick Mauldin, Elder Carlton Robinson, Alma Edwards Owens, Bud Owen, Julian Murphy, Helen Hicks, Betty Robinson, and Inez Fowler. The memorial was closed with prayer offered by Charles Woods.

Leaders: Johnny Wright 159, 300; Ellen Waters and Charlene Wallace 45t, 37t; Evelyn Harris 47t, 39b; Amanda Denson and Mandy Brady 421, 277; Mandy Brady 276, 36b; Ruth Daniels 335, 378t; Hester Edwards and Oliver Iverson 274t, 400; Bud Oliver 170; Bob Meek 324; Oscar McGuire 344; Ed Thacker 176b; Robert Chambless 72b; Jeff Sheppard 142; Henry Johnson 388; Johnny Wright 294; Cecil Roberts 491.

Announcements were made. Charles Woods led 46 as the closing song. Mandy Brady dismissed the class with prayer.

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