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Antioch-Shiloh Memorial Singing

South of Tallapoosa, Georgia

Friday night, April 8, 2011

The 19th annual session of the Antioch-Shiloh Memorial Singing was held at Antioch Baptist Church on Old Highway 100, south of Tallapoosa, Georgia, on Friday night before the second Sunday in April. Cecil Roberts called the class to order by leading 28b. Rev. Tommy McGuire offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: Cecil Roberts 56t (in memory of Elder Homer Benefield); B.M. Smith 111b, 155; Margie Smith 101t.

A business session was held with the following officers elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Johnny Wright; Vice Chairman—B.M. Smith; Secretary—Charlene Wallace; Arranging Committee—Margie Smith.

Leaders: Johnny Wright 335, 300; Martha Beverly 163b, 318; Stanley Edwards 442, 500; Laura Densmore 313t, 370; Bill Beverly 31t, 297; Claudine Townson, Virginia Glass, and Larry Wootten 39t, 68b; Joyce Lambert 312b; Peter Golden 34b, 73t. Cecil Roberts offered the blessing before the evening meal.

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Johnny Wright called the class together by leading 358 (in memory of Vivian Smith) and 294. Leaders: Richard DeLong 301, 375; Cindy Gray 64, 76b; Gillian Inksetter 228, 311; Chris Holley and Kathe Pilibosian 30b, 102; Curtis Hamrick 329, 77t; Annaliza Cull 448t; Marilyn Bradley and Stanley Edwards 77b, 47b; Pat Callahan 53, 24b.

Johnny Wright led 146 as the closing song. Diane Clayton offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Johnny Wright; Vice Chairman—B.M. Smith; Secretary—Charlene Wallace