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Holly Springs Primitive Baptist Church Memorial

South of Bremen, Georgia, off Highway 27 and I-20

Sunday, November 7, 2004

The annual all-day Sacred Harp Memorial singing at Holly Springs Primitive Baptist Church on the first Sunday in November was called to order by Charlene Wallace at 9:30 a.m. leading 75 and 99. Eric Tweedy offered the morning prayer.

Leaders: Hugh McGraw 32t, 35; John Wall 421; Earlis McGraw 148, 284; Robert Chambless 94, 452; Tony Hammock 441, 425; Diane Avery 299, 59; Sharon DuPriest 212, 189; Judy Chambless 49t, 49b; Kathy James 430, 30b; Stanley Edwards 100, 76b; Donna Bell 87, 56t; Daphene Causey 91, 291.

RECESS

The class resumed singing with Carlene Griffin leading 117 and 143. Leaders: Sheri Taylor 435, 512 (in memory of Henry Wilson, and for her grandmother); Joe Douglas 181, 547; Lela Crowder 110, 440; Lee Bradley 358, 40; Judy Mincey 28t, 571; Jeff Sheppard 542, 442; Bobby Jackson 34t, 112; Glenda Collins 124, 282; Phillip Langley 428, 216; Andy Anderson 31b, 335; Cecil Roberts 81t, 235; Henry Johnson 111t, 570; Shelbie Sheppard 211, 183; B.M. Smith 475, 222.

LUNCH

The afternoon session was brought to order by Tommy McGraw leading 138t and 45t. Leaders: Kelly Morris 114, 535; Ed Thacker 151, 350; Eric Tweedy 292, 131t; Reba Windom 192, 224; LaRue Allen 215, 220; Richard DeLong 95 (in memory of Noah and Margie Lacy), 349 (in memory Allen Fannin); Rodney Ivey 283, 382; John Plunkett 381, 485; Joyce Lambert 82t, 127 (for her mother, Katherine Benefield); Mildred Patterson 340, 294 (in memory of her parents); Don Bowen 472, 521 (for Syd Caldwell); Reba Norton 280, 177; Bob Simmons 569b, 532.

RECESS

The class was brought back to order by Johnny Wright leading 274t and 300. Leaders: Lonnie Rogers 318, 389; Karen Rollins 178, 489; Aaron Little 499; Amanda Denson 454, 288; Howard Brady and Garrett Brady 294, 122; Matt Hinton, Efosa L. Aghedo, and Mark Bernard 47b, 63; Felton Denney and Josephine Denney 503, 410t; Virginia Dyer 193; John Redman 481 (for Dan Brittain), 447; Lori Goode 383, 275b; Lisa Webb 142, 448b.

Announcements were made. Charlene Wallace and Elder Homer Benefield led 551 as the closing song, and for Nick Griffin, who is at home after an extended stay in the hospital. Elder Homer offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairlady—Charlene Wallace; Vice Chairlady—Carlene Griffin; Arranging Committee/Secretary—Hugh McGraw and Judy Henry.