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Cross Roads Memorial

North of Tallapoosa, Georgia

Saturday Night, November 17, 2001

The annual Cross Roads Sacred Harp Memorial Singing was held on Saturday night before the third Sunday in November. The class was called to order by George Garner leading song on page 59. Lonnie Rogers offered the opening prayer.

The class was organized and voted to retain the following officers: Chairman—George Garner; Vice Chairman—B.M. Smith; Secretary—Miranel Swafford; Arranging Committee—Mary Florence Smith.

Miranel Swafford led song on page 348b in memory of her father, Gilbert Pope. Leaders: Mary Florence Smith 37 (t? b?), 448b; Glenda Collins 290, 124; C.W. Garner 285t, 45t; Cynthia Fielder 490, 340; Kenneth DeLong 560, 548; Judy Mincey 475, 50 (t? b?); Bernard Collard 49b, 300; Karleen Williams 63, 146; Evelyn Harris 155, 39b; Hugh McGraw 38t; Eunice Webb 569 (t? b?), 284; Lonnie Rogers 225t, 318 (for Vivian Rogers).

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Miranel Swafford called the class together leading song on page 137. Leaders: B.J. Harris 503, 303; Teenie Moody 275b, 317; Lee Rogers 425, 546; Laura Akerman 499b, 498; Charlene Wallace and Lenna Davidson 37t, 164; Mildred Patterson 108 (t? b?), 100; Bernard Collard 501, 457 (for A.M. Wood).

Announcements were made. Mary Florence Smith led song on page 46 as the closing song. Billy Joe Harris dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—George Garner; Vice Chairman—B.M. Smith; Secretary—Miranel Swafford.