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Crossroads Church Memorial Singing

North of Tallapoosa, Georgia

Saturday night, November 20, 2010

The 43rd session of the Crossroads Church Memorial singing was held on Saturday night before the third Sunday in November. Jade Thompson led 59 as the opening song. Cecil Roberts welcomed everyone. Dorsey Newman offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: Cecil Roberts 35, 49b; Miranel Swafford 32t, 345t (for Lonnie Rogers); Donna Bell 441 (in memory of Mary Florence Smith), 186 (in memory of her grandmother Garner).

A business session was held with the following officers elected or appointed: Chairman—Cecil Roberts; Vice Chairman—Miranel Swafford; Secretary—Donna Bell; Arranging Committee—Margie Smith.

Leaders: Karen Rollins 46, 389 (for her daddy); Margie Smith 101t (for Lonnie Rogers), 225t; Hayden Arp and Will Dover 340, 456; Virginia Dyer 37b, 63; Earlis McGraw 312b; Charlene Wallace 313t, 229; Eschol Hughes 127, 480.


Cecil Roberts brought the class back to order leading 345b. Leaders: B.M. Smith 284, 73b; Kelsey Campbell 159, 448t; Richard DeLong 129, 154; Cynthia Fielder 68b; 348b; George Garner 503 (in memory of Dorothy Hulsey); Debbie Brown 358, 155; Sarah Roberts 75, 323b (in memory of Shirley and Irvin Roberts, Evelyn Newman, and Carrie Garner).

Announcements were made. Cecil Roberts led 56t as the closing song (and in honor of the sick and shut-ins). Eschol Hughes offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Cecil Roberts; Vice Chairman—Miranel Swafford; Secretary—Donna Bell