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Elder and Mrs. Jason Davis Memorial

Harmony Primitive Baptist Church, Calhoun, Georgia

Sunday, November 16, 2008

The annual Elder and Mrs. Jason Davis Memorial singing was called to order at 10:00 a.m. by Judy Mincey leading 59. Elder Ed Smith offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: Judy Mincey 49b (in memory of Maxine Ethington by request of Stephanie Tingler); Ed Smith 39b, 214; Joyce Walton 40; Dan Huger 99, 497; Mike Spencer 354t, 335; Shannon Primm 492, 38b; Mike Thompson 67, 348b (with Joyce Walton in memory of Lee Rogers and Billy); B.M. Smith 225t (in honor of Lonnie Rogers), 475; Daryl Chesney 542, 66; Coy Coggins 354b, 234; Alan Pritchett 45t (in memory of Tim Kincade), 47b (in memory of Andrew McNabb); Eddie Mash 283, 279.


Judy Mincey and Marty Briggs called the class back to order leading 63. Leader: Marty Briggs 117.

A business session was held and the previous officers were reelected as follows: Chairperson—Judy Mincey; Vice Chairman—Ed Smith; Secretary—Judy Mincey.

Leaders: Judy Mincey 474 (in memory of Lee Rogers, who had been the secretary of this singing); John Plunkett 308, 116 (in memory of Frank Hataway); Nathan Rees 435, 426b; Ed Thacker 209, 440; John Hollingsworth 460, 182; Jonathan Smith 203, 216; Charlene Wallace 217, 276; Judy Mincey and Dr. Donna Myers 503.


Judy Mincey called the class back to order leading 47t. Richard DeLong 521, 513; Tony Hammock 544 (in memory of Lee Rogers) 112; Chris Wilhelm 36b, 228; Virginia Douglas 155; Henry Johnson 108t, 111t; Bill Hollingsworth 30b, 365; Jeremy Shipp 33b, 111b; David Smith 127, 200; Joyce Walton 456; Daryl Chesney 27; Richard DeLong 65 (in memory of Loy Garrison); Ed Thacker 383; Dan Huger 61; Eddie Mash 538; Nathan Rees 163t; Jonathan Smith 511; Mike Thompson 109; Henry Johnson 138t.

Following announcements, Judy Mincey led 347 as the closing hymn, and Henry Johnson dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairperson—Judy Mincey; Vice Chairman—Ed Smith; Secretary—Judy Mincey