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Newton County Singing

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

Saturday, May 20, 2006

The sixth session of the Newton County Singing was held at Shoal Creek Primitive Baptist Church near Covington, in Newton County, Georgia, on Saturday before the third Sunday in May. Charles Woods called the class to order by leading 31b. The opening prayer was offered by Hermon Wilkinson.

The following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Co-Chairmen—Hermon Wilkinson and Charles Woods; Secretary—Arlene Woods.

Leaders: Charles Woods 28b; Hermon Wilkinson 73t, 215; Arlene Woods 47b; Malinda Snow 127, 452; George Burnette 101t, 81t; Beth Burnette 105; Andy Anderson 38b, 39t; John Plunkett 510, 354t; Mike Spencer 547.


Charles Woods reconvened the class with 73b. Leaders: Art Hargrove 63, 75; Jane Spencer 278b, 122; Charlene Wallace 141, 145b; Myra Hargrove 354b; Sandra Wilkinson 127, 155; Art Hargrove and Myra Hargrove 159; John Plunkett 98; Mike Spencer 68b.


Charles Woods called the class back to order with 45t. Leaders: Beth Burnette 61; Malinda Snow 143; Arlene Woods 49b; Hermon Wilkinson 105; Andy Anderson 178; George Burnette 79, 179; Mike Spencer 86; Jane Spencer 388; Charlene Wallace and Beth Burnette 128; Sandra Wilkinson 82t; Charles Woods 77b; Arlene Woods 147t; Marcena Wilkinson 77t; Andy Anderson 37b; Hermon Wilkinson 56t; George Burnette 57; Jane Spencer 99; Sandra Wilkinson 40, 274t; Malinda Wilkinson 40.

Announcements were made. Hermon Wilkinson led 358 as the closing song, and dismissed the class with prayer.

Co-Chairmen—Hermon Wilkinson and Charles Woods; Secretary—Arlene Woods.