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Newton County Singing

Shoal Creek Primitive Baptist Church, Covington,
Newton County, Georgia

Saturday, May 15, 2004

The fourth session of the Newton County Singing was held at Shoal Creek Primitive Baptist Church in Covington, Newton County, Georgia on Saturday before the third Sunday in May. Chairman Charles Woods called the class to order leading 31b. Herman Wilkinson offered the opening prayer. Charles Woods led 31t; Herman Wilkinson 215, 37 (t? b?); Arlene Woods 147t, 479.

In a business session, the class voted to keep the current officers: Chairman—Charles Woods; Vice Chairman—Herman Wilkinson; Secretary—Arlene Woods.

Leaders: Jane Spencer 32t, 312b; Lee Rogers 73t, 274b; John Plunkett 276, 108b; Art Hargrove 159, 49t; Sandra Wilkinson 82t, 288; Myra Hargrove 45t; Charlene Wallace 117, 171.


Hugh McGraw brought the class back to order leading 289 and 64. Leaders: Mike Spencer 86; Asa Moseley 40, 36b; Marcena Wilkinson 101t, 155; Arlene Woods 354b; Jane Spencer 335; Lee Rogers 390; Asa Moseley 63; John Plunkett 467; Art Hargrove 81t; Carlene Griffin 224.


Herman Wilkinson opened the afternoon session leading 30t. Leaders: Sandra Wilkinson 229; Myra Hargrove 452; Charlene Wallace 421; Hugh McGraw 409; Mike Spencer 47b; Arlene Woods 30b; Jane Spencer 282; Marcena Wilkinson 77t; Lee Rogers 347; John Plunkett 123t; Art Hargrove 105; Carlene Griffin 70t; Sandra Wilkinson 345t; Myra Hargrove 146; Charles Woods 283; Hugh McGraw 484; Charles Woods 549, 565; Arlene Woods 77b; Jane Spencer 358.

Announcements were made. Charles Woods led 56t as the closing song. Herman Wilkinson offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Charles Woods; Vice Chairman—Herman Wilkinson; Secretary—Arlene Woods/Lee Rogers.