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Chattanooga Area Sacred Harp Singing

Salem Baptist Church, Soddy Daisy, Tennessee

Saturday, August 14, 2004

The eighth annual Chattanooga Area Sacred Harp Singing was held on Saturday before the third Sunday in August at Salem Baptist Church in Soddy Daisy (just north of Chattanooga), Tennessee. Barring the unforeseen, this will also be the site of the 2005 and 2006 singings.

The class was called to order at 9:30 a.m. by Phil Summerlin leading 49t. The opening prayer was offered by John Plunkett.

Officers for the singing were: Chairman—Phil Summerlin; Secretaries—Karen Ivey and Linda Sides; Arranging Committee—Michael Thompson.

Leaders: Linda Sides 81t; Michael Thompson 569b; Daryl Chesney 63; Karen Ivey 171, 101t; Henry Johnson 129, 123t; Stuart Ivey 328, 371; Ed Thacker 280, 510; Nate Green and Norma Green 77b, 155; Sandra Wilkinson 300, 277; Duane Chesney 34b, 146; Coy Ivey 59, 137.

RECESS

Linton Ballinger brought the class back to order leading 144 and 32t. Leaders: Phil Summerlin 30t, 299; Mel Kersey 515, 565; Alan Pritchett 47b, 45t; Floyd Peters 82t, 68b; Glenn Keeton and Elizabeth Keeton 77t, 282.

RECESS

Bud Oliver brought the class back to order leading 145b and 39b. Leaders: Lena Keeton and Pat Kanaday 143, 475; Don Bowen 66, 178; David Ivey 65, 203; Judy Mincey 28t, 538; John Plunkett 539, 399b; Kevin Barry and Phil Summerlin 457. Linton Ballinger returned thanks for the noon meal.

LUNCH

Linda Sides, Brooke O’Quinn, and Brittany O’Quinn brought the class back to order leading 76b, 274 (t? b?), and 72b. Leaders: Morgan Freuler 57, 28b; Tony Ivey 547, 88t; Scott Ivey and Tony Ivey 528, 426 (t? b?); Sandy Ivey 56t; Henry Johnson 138t; Linton Ballinger 89; John Plunkett 88b; Lena Keeton 480; Glenn Keeton and Elizabeth Keeton 278 (t? b?); Beth Branscomb 277, 270; Mel Kersey 120; Alan Pritchett 162; Coy Ivey, Sandra Wilkinson, and Stuart Ivey 384; Don Bowen and Judy Mincey 50b; Daryl Chesney, Cole Hamilton, Phil Harvey, Mike McClellan, and Todd Willison 335, 45t; Ed Thacker 344; Lydia Kozad, Pat Kanaday, and Elizabeth Keeton 317; Nate Green and Norma Green 135; David Ivey and Karen Ivey 542; Duane Chesney and Nancy Chesney 85; Michael Thompson 436. Announcements were made. Phil Summerlin led 448t as the closing song. Mel Kersey offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Phil Summerlin; Secretaries—Karen Ivey and Linda Sides.