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Hoboken School All-Day Singing (Cooper Book)

Hoboken, Georgia

Saturday, March 16, 2002

The class was called to order at 9:00 a.m. by David Lee leading song on page 76b. David Lee and Clarke Lee led song on page 68b (walked time), and the morning prayer was offered by Mel Kersey. David Lee and Clarke Lee welcomed everyone, and then led the class in singing the scale.

Leaders: Clarke Lee 326; Kathy Lee and Julie Lee 558b, 63; Don Clark 186; Amy Lee 208; Tollie Lee 544; Bob Bonnell 478; Marcia Johnson 38t; Stephanie Steuver 348t; Mary Bachmann 344; Bill Aplin 385t; Gerry Hoffman 286b; Mike Jones 285t; Jenny Steuver 393t; Eleanor Haase 575; Amanda Owen 99; Juanita Heyerman and Ramona Lee 461.


David Lee brought the class back to order leading song on page 101t. Leaders: Leon Ballinger 414b; Terre Schill 521; Mary Elizabeth Lee 40; Bobbie Goodell 277; Blake Morris 179; Liz Owen 444t; Tommie Spurlock 183; Kiri Miller 224; Cassie Franklin 98; Judy Mincey 140; Jeanette Nelson 559; Laura Densmore 574; Louis Hughes, Jr. 543b; D.J. Hatfield 422t; Don Bowen 336t; Kristin Irving 392.


David Lee brought the class back to order leading song on page 145b. Leaders: Greg Howard 511t; Darlene Dalton 488b; Joanne Hoover 81; Carol Buche 508; Judy Whiting 563; Gaylon Powell 235; John Bayer and Hans Bayer 290; Katharine Hough 381t.

David Lee introduced Mrs. Lee Herrin and gave an account of her late husband, School Superintendent Herschel Herrin, who, along with Silas Lee, started the Hoboken School Singing in the late 1940’s. Mrs. Herrin spoke of her experiences with this singing tradition and requested we sing 492 in memory of Mr. Herschel. David Lee spoke of Mr. Melvin Hickox and many other beloved singers who are no longer with us. Mrs. Roxie Chesser Crawford, 94 years old, came to the square and led “Land of Beulah” with Clarke Lee. She made a few remarks about her lifelong love and dedication to this singing tradition. By request of Roy Harris and Patsy Harris, David Lee led song on page 358.


Clarke Lee brought the afternoon session to order leading song on page 159 (by special request). Leaders: Cindy Tanner 486; John Hollingsworth 430; Matt Wells 422b; Bob Meek 367; Karen Clark 171; Lela Crowder 505; Doug Stapleton 451; Jeb Owen 450; Barbara Swetman 417; Aaron Girard 436b; Bryant Lee 540; Josh Devane 484b; Regina Bayer 54t; Tom Owen 68t.


David Lee brought the class to order leading song on page 274t. Leaders: John Plunkett 411; Jesse Roberts 189b; Shane O’Neil 45t; Sandie Scott 403; Hannah Lee 143; Richard DeLong 491; Michele Cull 572; Hans Guttmann 416t; Bill Hollingsworth 365; Stanley Smith 453t; Tor Bejnar and Alice Bejnar 267; Keith Willard and Jenny Willard 516; Louis Hughes, Sr. 570; Mike McKendree and Leisa McKendree 49b; Clarke Lee 28b.

Announcements were made. David Lee thanked everyone for coming and led song on page 343b (walked time) as the closing song. Elder Tollie Lee dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairmen—David Lee and Clark Lee; Arranging Committee—Don Clark; Secretary—Amy Lee.