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Zion Hill Homecoming Singing

12 miles south of Henderson, Texas (Rusk County) off Hwy 840

June 18, 1995

The annual Zion Hill Homecoming Sacred Harp Singing was called to order by John Morris leading song on page 40. Curtis Owen led the morning prayer. Leaders called were: Don Ross 302, 313; Tom Owen 38, 217; Barbara Moore 268, 239; Dalton Clanton 507, 47; Gaylon Powell 559, 522; Ernestine Pipkin 497, 450; Monnie Ross 58, 108b; Jeb Owen 290, 189; Edith Owen 508, 511b; David Rousseau 63, 127.

RECESS

The class was brought to order by John Morris leading song on page 114b. Leaders called were: Diane Ross 112, 470; Kelly Beard 121, 54; Gary McDonald 427, 111t; Amanda Owen 142, 277; Ruby Morris 381, 515; Curtis Owen 489, 409; Dale Redmon, Jr. 45t, 572; Abbie Morris 220, 299; Mary Bachman 55, 344.

LUNCH

The afternoon session was called to order by Donald Ross leading song on page 378. Leaders called were: Marion Grant 288, 168; Emmie Morris 203, 183; Tom Owen 265t, 434; Barbara Moore 488b, 229; Charlie Vaughn 521, 549; Clydene McKay 56, 573; Joan Smith 395, 61; Dalton Clanton 408, 49b; Gaylon Powell 266t, 30b; Ernestine Pipkin 82, 335; Monnie Ross 148, 461; Jeb Owen 129, 280.

RECESS

The class was brought to order by John Morris leading song on page 542. Sacred Harp singers who passed away in the last year were remembered: Pete Walker, Lewis Vaughn, Dale Redmon, Arnevis Norton, and Ethel Clark. People who were buried in the Zion Hill Cemetery in the last year were also remembered: Genetta Rogers, John Wm. Woodson, Beatrice Simmons, and Margie Faye Gathright. John Morris led song on page 285 in their memory. Leaders called were: Diane Ross 293b, 447t; Kelly Beard 79, 81; Ruby Morris 101t, 137; Robert Vaughn 456, 511t; Marion Grant 31t, 38b; David Rousseau 28, 341; Emmie Morris 300, 110. John Morris led song on page 512 as the closing song. Donald Ross dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—John Morris; Secretary—Emmie Morris.