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Holly Springs Primitive Baptist Church

South of Bremen, Georgia

November 5, 1995

The annual all day Sacred Harp singing was held at Holly Springs Primitive Baptist Church the first Sunday in November. The class was called together by Charlene Wallace leading song on page 59. The morning prayer was led by Lonnie Rogers. Charlene Wallace then led song on page 87. Leaders: Carlene Griffin 81 (t? b?); Danny Griffin 318, 298; Jerry Sheppard 300; Jimmie Denney 101 (t? b?), 30 (t? b?); Don Bowen 453, 205; Mary Florence Smith 72b, 225 (t? b?); B. M. Smith 152, 384; Evelyn Harris 332, 335; Charles Wood 77 (t? b?), 159; Mildred Patterson 294, 146. The business session was held, and the following were elected or appointed: Chairman—Charlene Wallace; Vice Chairman—Carlene Griffin; Secretaries—Cindy Cooke and Charlene Wallace; Arranging Committee—Hugh McGraw and Judy Henry. Leaders called were: Kelly Morris 49b, 114; Lee Rogers 38 (t? b?), 127; Tim Wheeler 352, 183; Daphene Causey 422.

RECESS

The class was called together by Judy Henry leading song on page 67. Leaders: Lonnie Rogers 222, 137 for Virgil Phillips; Judy Mincey 475, 485; Kenneth DeLong 354 (t? b?), 572; Jan House 142, 143; George Sneider 551, 532; Charlene Wallace and Earlis McGraw 333 for Ricky McGraw; Johnny Wright 455, 145 (t? b?); Lucille Forman 43, 361; Robert Rivers, III 460, 147 (t? b?); Jeanette DePoy 192, 31 (t? b?); B. J. Harris 303b, 503.

LUNCH

The class resumed singing with Carlene Griffin leading song on page 100. Leaders: Margie Smith 32 (t? b?), 284; Sheri Taylor 117; John Forman 112, 84; Martha Ann Stegar 327, 128; Lois Stanson 176 (t? b?), 99; Liz Bryant 270, 377; Buell Cobb 467; Bonnie Flowers 179, 178; Phillip Langley 163 (t? b?), 299; Andy Morris 504, 203; Estelle Flowers 123 (t? b?), 212; Richard DeLong 387, 407; Melanie Hardy 405, 340; John Green 145 (t? b?), 40.

RECESS

The class was called together by Earlis McGraw leading song on page 148 in memory of Mrs. Zona Jones. Leaders were: Revy Williamson 430; Everette Denney 186, 276; Elder Marshall Avery 74b, 271 (t? b?); Lydia McGraw 56 (t? b?), 63; Mark Prickett 408, 454; Delores Laminack 57, 398; Florence Williams 490; Alice Edwards 104; Rev. Lloyd Toney 45t, 100; Lewis Hughes 49 (t? b?), 68b. After announcements, Charlene Wallace and Carlene Griffin led 46 as the closing song. The class was dismissed with prayer by Elder Marshall Avery.

Chairman—Charlene Wallace; Vice Chairman—Carlene Griffin; Secretaries—Charlene Wallace and Cindy Cooke.