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Bethel Primitive Baptist Church

Heard County, Georgia

November 1, 1997

The singing at Bethel Primitive Baptist Church in Heard County, Georgia was held on Saturday before the first Sunday in November, and was called to order by Everette Denney leading song on page 31b. The morning prayer was led by Lonnie Rogers. Leaders: Everette Denney 36 (t? b?); Jimmie Denney 30t, 101t, 155; Josephine Denney 143, 145b; Don Bowen and John Pitt 63, 59, 45t; Charlene Wallace 81t, 29t; Felton Denney 31t, 159, 503.

RECESS

The class was brought to order by Everette Denney leading song on page 335. The class organized by electing to retain the following officers: Chairman—Everette Denney; Vice Chairman—Felton Denney; Secretary—Josephine Denney; Chaplain—Lonnie Rogers. There was no arranging committee; each leader called the next person to follow.

Leaders: Roy Nelson 82t, 303, 274t; Joan Durdin 114, 34b, 145t; Shelbie Sheppard 217, 141, 448b; Billy Joe Harris 445, 312b, 452; Evelyn Harris 186, 87, 47t; Mary Florence Smith 213t, 289, 334.

LUNCH

The singing resumed with Everette Denney leading song on page 49t. Leaders: Jeff Sheppard 293, 392, 292; Lonnie Rogers 75, 298, 225t; Lou Cotney 358, 137, 172; Cassie Franklin 171, 332, 495; Cindy Franklin 489, 410t, 49b; Alice Edwards 73b, 104, 271b; Edith Tate 73t, 37b; Ted Mercer 521, 61, 185; Rev. Loyd Toney 100, 294, 68b; Carlene Griffin 70t, 349; Polly Moore 312b; Ted Mercer 323b, 348b; Lamar Womack 198. Everette Denney led song on page 62 for the closing song. The class was dismissed with prayer by Lonnie Rogers.

Chairman—Everette Denney; Vice Chairman—Felton Denney; Secretary—Josephine Denney.