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Mount Vernon Primitive Baptist Church

Near Cullman, Alabama on Hwy. 69 East

June 14, 1998

The annual Mount Vernon Sacred Harp singing was called to order by Elvin Guthrie who welcomed everyone, and led song on page 73b. The morning prayer was offered by Gordon Wilkinson. Elvin Guthrie led songs on pages 36b and 27. Genie Nelms was appointed as the Arranging Committee.

Leaders: Gordon Wilkinson 145t, 144, 112; Rhoda Norris 37b, 145b; David Roberson 63, 146; Manila Hudson 551, 108t, 290; Judy Caudle 489b, 52t, 79; Janet Goodwin 408, 300, 358.


David Roberson called the class back to order leading song on page 40. Leaders: Ellis Ship 45t, 317b, 108b; Edis Guthrie 99, 171, 215; Hershell King 176b, 80b; Eldagene Roberson 385b, 69t, 313t.


The afternoon session was opened with Elvin Guthrie leading song on page 153. Leaders: Jordan Guthrie, Jordan Hudson, and Manila Hudson 354 (t? b?); Marie Guthrie 129, “Jesus Died For Me”, 48t; Billy Williams 339, 143; Ruth Burleson 480, 100; Gennie Nelms 101t, 142, 87; Judy Caudle 47t (in memory of Marshall Estes).

Announcements were made. Elvin Guthrie led song on page 482 as the closing song. The closing prayer was led by Hershell King.

Chairman—Elvin Guthrie; Vice Chairman—David Roberson; Secretary—Eldagene Roberson.