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Little Vine Church

Near Bremen, Georgia

September 1, 1996

The annual all day Sacred Harp singing at Little Vine Primitive Baptist Church was held the first Sunday in September. The class was called together by Carlene Griffin leading songs on pages 75 and 47 (t? b?). The morning prayer was led by B. J. Harris. Charlene Wallace led songs on pages 61, 79, and 123 (t? b?); Judy Henry 77 (t? b?) and 72 (t? b?). The class was organized for the day by electing or appointing the following officers: Chairman—Richard DeLong; Vice Chairman—Carlene Griffin; Secretary—Charlene Wallace; Arranging and Memorial Committee—Judy Henry. Richard DeLong led songs on pages 65 and 325. Leaders: Evelyn Harris 39b, 101t; Alice Edwards 73b, 104, 271b; Everette Denney 72b, 34b, 405; Mary F. Smith 30 (t? b?), 313 (t? b?), 317; Revy Williamson 225t, 503.

RECESS

The class was called together by Richard DeLong leading song on page 371. Leaders called were: Sheri Taylor 146, 358, 131b for Lisa and Laura Webb; Reby Stanford 204, 335; Roy Nelson 535, 128.

LUNCH

The afternoon session was called together by Richard DeLong leading songs on pages 437, 121, and 369. Leaders called were: Ruth Brown 63, 155, 312b; Louise Nelson and Roy Nelson 87; Phillip Langley 306, 47b, 268. The memorial lesson was held with Richard DeLong leading song on page 295 in memory of Leroy McGraw, R. C. Stanford, Jasper Wilson, and Hazel Cagle. For all the sick and shut-ins, Sheri Taylor led song on page 435. Regular singing resumed with the following leaders: Hester Edwards, Gladys McGraw and Gladys Simmons 274 (t? b?), 67, 285 (t? b?); Coty Griffin 401; Evelyn Harris 378 (t? b?); Phillip Langley 454; Roy Nelson 97; Everette Denney 186; B. J. Harris 340; Mary F. Smith 277 for Mozelle Sheppard and Aline Stanford; Charlene Wallace 213 (t? b?). Announcements were made. Richard DeLong led song on page 294 (by request) as the closing song. The class was dismissed with prayer by B. J. Harris.

Chairman—Richard DeLong; Vice Chairman—Carlene Griffin; Secretary—Charlene Wallace.