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Hoboken School All Day Singing (Cooper Book)

Hoboken, Georgia

Saturday, March 19, 2005

The sing was called to order at 9:00 a.m. by David Lee and Clarke Lee leading 68b (walked time). The morning prayer was offered by Elder Johnny Lee. The scale was sung together. David Lee and Clarke Lee led 563.

The following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairmen—David Lee and Clarke Lee; Secretary—Amy Lee; Arranging—Don Clark.

Leaders: Julie Lee and Kathy Lee 336b, 575; Don Clark 36b; Amy Lee 47t; Riley Lee 376; Joey Bullard 58; Reba Dell Windom 505; Lee Bradley 301; Bob Bonnell 340; Amanda Owen 99; Don Bowen 511t; Jane Wells 47b; Richard Schmeidler 155; Judy Mincey 54t; Paul Figura 449.


Clarke Lee brought the class back to order leading 65. Leaders: Shane O’Neal 395b; Alice Bejnar 55; Bobby Watkins 355; Jenny Steuver 393t; Steve Duff 344; Liz Owen 567; Stephen Conte 326; Sandra Wilkinson 199; Tom Owen 122; Bobbie Goodell 38t; Coy Ivey 559; Lee Rogers 494; Tollie Lee 488t.


David Lee brought the class back to order leading 76b. Leaders: Gaylon Powell 522; Doug Stapleton 217.

A memorial service was conducted. David Lee talked about former song leaders and community singers that have set an example for us and that we should all try to continue to set an example for each other and for the young singers. We sang “Angel Band” in memory of all the people that are no longer with us, but that faithfully and diligently followed and sang Sacred Harp music. The memorial service was closed with prayer offered by Elder Clarke Lee.

Leaders: Stanley Smith 98; Karen Clark 116; Jeb Owen 138t; Jane Spencer 411; Gary Rogan 176t; Frank Strickland 508; Marcia Johnson 218; Jesse Roberts 434.


Clarke Lee brought the afternoon session to order leading 430. Leaders: Louis Hughes, Sr. 282; John Gardenour 451b; April Dell 268t; the grandchildren of Johnny Lee and Delorese Lee 501; Helen Brown 573; Louis Hughes, Jr. 336t; Karen Willard and Ken Hallock 171; Jim Herr 222; Syble Adams 203; Eric Brough 410; Vivian Rogan 146; Micah Roberts 348t; Lela Crowder 82; Clara Herr 488b; Mary Elizabeth Lee 142.


David Lee led 274t to bring the class back to order. Leaders: Jimmy Brannen 358; Regina Grayson and Stanley Smith 156; Ashley Roberts 196; Kenny Hickox 360; Jessica Altman 112; Mark Brown 543; Laura Densmore 574; Laurie Sommers 572; Morgan Bunch 40; Tony Batten and Lynn Batten 571; Ellen Gwynn 334; Trevor East 486; Johnny Lee and Delorese Lee 515.

Announcements were made. David Lee and Clarke Lee thanked everyone for coming and led 207b as the closing song. Elder Tollie Lee offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairmen—David Lee and Clarke Lee; Secretary—Amy Lee.