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Harmony Primitive Baptist Church

Calhoun, Georgia

November 18, 2001

The annual singing held at Harmony Primitive Baptist Church on the third Sunday in November was called to order by Chairman Judy Mincey leading song on page 59. Ed Smith offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: Judy Mincey 99; Ed Smith 100, 101t; Lee Rogers 467, 540; Don Bowen and Barry Sisk 157, 347; Jeannette DePoy 410t (for Scott DePoy), 61 (in memory of Dollie Hudgins); David Yeager 47b, 47t; Lela Crowder 385b, 273; Bob Goodman 66, 40; Laura Akerman 70b, 240; John Hollingsworth 138t, 176t; Nancy Yeager and Michael Yeager 178, 448b.

A business session was held. The following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Judy Mincey; Vice Chairman—Ed Smith; Secretary—Lee Rogers; Arranging Committee—Jeannette DePoy and John Plunkett; Finance—Don Bowen; Memorial—Teenie Moody.


Chairman Judy Mincey brought the class to order leading song on page 70t. Leaders: Mary Florence Smith 275b, 284; John Plunkett 414, 90; Jennifer Keans 63, 107; Hugh McGraw 94; Charlene Wallace 85, 203; Loy Garrison 498, 512; Floyd Peters 68b, 285t; Henry Johnson 135, 138b; Elene Stovall and Max Berueffy 196, 300, 500; Bernard Collard 36t, 474.


Judy Mincey opened the afternoon session leading song on page 32t. Leaders: B.M. Smith 475, 222 (for Coy Ivey); Susan Smith 128, 361; Bud Oliver 332, 39t; Richard DeLong 374, 123b (in memory of Uncle Jack Corley); Liz Bryant 542, 276; Kelly Smith 39b, 38b; Michael Yeager and David Yeager 142; Teenie Moody 37b.

Teenie Moody gave the memorial lesson, and led song on page 171 for the sick and shut-ins: Coy Ivey, Kathy White, Mozelle Sheppard, Vivian Rogers, Katherine Benefield. Bernard Collard led song on page 122 for the deceased: Jerilyn Schumacher—Illinois; J.D. Parker, Jack Corley, Vedie Edge Touchstone, Elder Roy Davis, and Elder Emmanuel Yates—Georgia; Freeman Wootten and Roy Beaird—Alabama; Annie Mae Smith—Texas. Teenie Moody closed the memorial lesson with prayer.

Leaders: Elene Stovall 430; Max Berueffy 384 (for Coy Ivey); Loy Garrison 50b; Henry Johnson 539; B.M. Smith 503; Bud Oliver 225t (for Lonnie Rogers); Ed Smith and Samson Smith 45t; Lela Crowder 224; Floyd Peters 82t; Rich Raburn 319, 159; Jennifer Keans 236; Don Bowen 270 (for Rodney Ivey).

Judy Mincey and Ed Smith led the closing song on page 46, and Bernard Collard dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—Judy Mincey; Vice Chairman—Ed Smith; Secretary—Lee Rogers.