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State University of West Georgia

Food Service Building, Carrollton, Georgia

January 7, 2001

The annual all day singing at the Food Service Building, State University of West Georgia in Carrollton, Georgia was held on the first Sunday in January. Myron House called the class to order leading song on page 59. Everette Denney offered the morning prayer. Myron House led song on page 65; Felton Denney 73t, 72b; Charlene Wallace 40, 171; Mary F. Smith 148 (for Mozelle Sheppard); and Everette Denney 405 and 164.

The class organized for the day with the following officers elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Myron House; Vice Chairman—Felton Denney; Secretary—Charlene Wallace; Arranging Committee—Mary F. Smith; Memorial Committee—Josephine Denney.

Leaders: Myron House 38t; Phillip Langley 299, 203; Bobby Jackson 81t, 274t; Josephine Denney, Felton Denney, and great granddaughter, Jessy Brown 294, 101t; Glenda Watkins 100, 124; Carlene Griffin 146, 222 (for Vivian Rogers and Lonnie Rogers); Jarrod Ball 147b, 335; Tommy McGraw 77t, 475; Henry Johnson 162, 68b; Jan House, Hannah Chambers, Orlan Chambers, and Myron House 49t, 45t.

RECESS

Myron House called the class to order leading song on page 287. Leaders: Laura Clawson 379, 542; Rodney Ivey 99, 39b; David Yeager 86, 276; Eric Tweedy 547, 196; John Plunkett 266, 71; Hugh McGraw 354 (t? b?); Richard DeLong 375, 216; Philip Denney 440, 120.

LUNCH

The class resumed singing with Felton Denney leading song on page 385b. Leaders: Myron House 250; B.M. Smith 212, 137; Nancy Yeager 178, 159.

The memorial lesson was held with B.M. Smith leading songs on pages 426b and 426t in memory of Eloise Watkins, Elder J.J. Aderhold, and Jack Smith.

John Plunkett led songs on pages 340 and 70 (t? b?) for all the sick and shut-ins. Josephine Denney closed the memorial with prayer.

Leaders: Albert Gwarty and Jeannette DePoy 377, 436; Margie Smith 499; Scott DePoy 179, 47b; Teenie Moody 275b, 384; Billy Joe Harris 225t, 303; Jeff Sheppard 142, 322; Evelyn Harris 155, 129; Oscar McGuire 473, 344; Joel Griffin and Hugh McGraw 145b; Laura Akerman 318, 543; Jimmie Denney 143, 61; Earlis McGraw 271 (t? b?), 77b (for Gladys McGraw); Chris Tweedy 323b, 147t; Bernard Denney 339, 145t; Louise Holland 358, 37b; Myron House 160 (t? b?) (for Don Bowen).

Announcements were made. Myron House and Felton Denney led song on page 323t as the closing song. The class was dismissed with prayer led by Everette Denney.

Chairman—Myron House; Vice Chairman—Felton Denney; Secretary—Charlene Wallace.