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Moon and Guthrie Memorial

Liberty Church (McCormack), Jefferson County, Alabama

August 29, 1999

The eighteenth session of the Moon and Guthrie Memorial singing was called to order by Velton Chafin leading song on page 33b. The morning prayer was offered by John Merritt.

A business session was held with the following officers elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Velton Chafin; Vice Chairman—Elvin Guthrie; Secretary—Eldagene Roberson; Arranging Committee—Cecil Sanders.

Leaders: Gene Wakefield 101t, 100; Ozella Blackmon 217, 460; Willodean Barton 391, 290; Thurman Nall 569b; Willie Mae Moon 568, 441; Brenda Merritt 321b, 58; Mae Conwill 59, 63; Dessie Goodwin 332, 204.

RECESS

Velton Chafin called the class back to order leading song on page 197 in memory of Harlie Guthrie. Leaders: Elvin Guthrie 276, 523; Larry Ballinger 300, 349; Margaret Keeton 517, 572; Christeen Gandy 323 (t? b?), 345 (t? b?); Eldagene Roberson 358 (in memory of Vivialene Moon), 175 (in memory of Harlie Guthrie); Elmer Conwill 129, 44; Travis Keeton 521, 418; Harrison Creel 498, 530; Ruby Bowen 340, 269; Faye Donaldson 279, 371; Wilton Donaldson 317, 31b; Cecil Sanders 503.

LUNCH

The afternoon session was called to order by Velton Chafin leading song on page 50b. Leaders: Clarence McCool 77b, 73 (t? b?); Ivalene Donaldson 61; Cindy Franklin 76b, 186, 497; Marie Guthrie and children (Eldagene Roberson, Elvin Guthrie, and Edis Guthrie) 192, 349; Edith Tate 292, 446; Gladys Bonds 34b, 32t; Ann Jett 546, 327; L.H. Gilmore 35, 376, 48 (t? b?); David Roberson 268, 274t; Amanda Denson 421, 29t; Wanda Capps 53; Edis Guthrie 172, 171; Josie Hyde 496; Julia Postman 145t, 343.

Announcements were made. Velton Chafin led song on page 475 as the closing song. Harrison Creel offered the closing prayer.

Chairman—Velton Chafin; Vice Chairman—Elvin Guthrie; Secretary—Eldagene Roberson.