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L. O. and C. H. Gilliland Memorial

Old Clear Creek Primitive Baptist Church - Douglas, Alabama

March 12, 1995

The Gilliland Memorial Singing convened Sunday morning, March 12, 1995. Ervin Brothers led opening songs on pages 56t, 48t, and Lamar Smith led the morning prayer. Officers elected in business session were: Chairman—Cecil Gilliland; Honorary Chairman—Ervin Brothers; Vice Chairman—Lawrence Underwood; Secretary—Helen Lambert; Arranging Committee—Herschell King. Ervin Brothers then led song on page 111b. Leaders: Cecil Gilliland 52t, 101t; Lawrence and Lula Underwood 300, 358, 111t; Hershell King 97, 80b; Lamar Smith 76b; Ester Brown 36b; Cassie Franklin 352, 142; Bud Oliver 39b, 47t, 441; Willie Mae Moon 475, 225 (t? b?); Harrison Creel 317, 512.


The class was called to order by Cecil Gilliland leading song on page 175b. Leaders called: Milton Oliver 321b, 454; Helen and Larry Lambert 277, 565b, 332, 410t, 410b; Flarce Creel 460, 222; Willowese Malone 147t, 89; Ann Jett 269, 327; Paul Gilliland 30b, 490; Steve Lambert 196, 323b; Cindy Franklin 123t, 82t, 503b.


The class was called back together by Cecil Gilliland leading songs on pages 217 and 134. Leaders: Lamar Smith 343; Ester Brown 208, 345t; Lawrence and Lula Underwood 189b, 383; Willie Mae Moon 348b, 48t; Reves Brothers 64, 32t; Cassie Franklin 378b, 42; Ann Jett 43, 340; Bud Oliver 145b; Flarce Creel 384, 270; Harrison Creel 335; Roy Nelson 105, 45t; Cindy Franklin 294; Hershell King 235b. Announcements were given and the closing song on page 62 was led by Cecil Gilliland. The class was dismissed with prayer by Hershell King.

Chairman—Cecil Gilliland; Vice Chairman—Lawrence Underwood; Secretary—Helen Lambert.