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Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church Homecoming

Ashland, Alabama

Sunday, May 6, 2012

The annual Sacred Harp singing held at Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church was called to order by Eugene Forbes leading 75. Elder J. D. Morris offered the morning prayer.

Eugene Forbes led 101t, and the class elected the following officers: Chairman—Eugene Forbes; Vice Chairman—Jack Nelson; Secretary—Jenny Acton; Arranging Officer—Edna Ruth Phillips.

Leaders: Eugene Forbes 39b; Cecil Roberts 35, 37b; Marilyn Bradford and Cecil Roberts 225t (in memory of Lonnie Rodgers), 58; Eldora Morris 111b, 144; Roy Nelson 57, 32t; Floy Wilder 186, 187; Tom Ingram 491, 490; Myrline Redmon 358, 503; Jacob Acton 354b, 282; Brandon Acton 388, 117.

RECESS

Jack Nelson led 480 to bring the class back to order. Leaders: Jenny Acton 229 (CB), 340; Pam Anderson 339, 334; Krista Baker 40, 45t; Shelia Harris 143, 100; Wallace sisters (Audress Gurley, Myrline Redmon, Edna Ruth Phillips) 571 (CB); Lori Hinesley 172, 405.

LUNCH

Eugene Forbes led 112 to begin the afternoon session. Leaders: Virginia Futral 569b, 566; William Futral 61, 31t; Wendy Futral 36b, 145b; Edna Ruth Phillips 452, 288 (in memory of M.B. Forbes); Myrline Redmon and Jack Nelson “What A Day That Will Be”; Jacob Acton 294, 333; Floy Wilder 187.

Eugene Forbes led 46 as the closing song. The closing prayer was offered by Elder J.D. Morris, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Eugene Forbes; Vice Chairman—Jack Nelson; Secretary—Jenny Acton