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Original Dutch Singing

West Georgia College, Carrollton, Georgia

January 1, 1995

The annual all day Sacred Harp singing at the Food Service Building at West Georgia College was held the first Sunday in January. The singing was called to order by Myron House leading song on page 59. Lonnie Rogers led the morning prayer. Myron House then led song on page 70 (t? b?), followed by B. M. Smith 32 (t? b?), 30 (t? b?); Charlene Wallace 37b, 99. The business session was held and the same officers were retained: Chairman—Myron House; Vice Chairman—B. M. Smith; Secretary—Charlene Wallace; Arranging Committee—Mary F. Smith; Memorial Committee—Evelyn Harris and Margie Smith. Myron House led song on page 166. Leaders: Revy Williamson 145 (t? b?), 155; Jimmy Denney 101 (t? b?), 63; Margie Smith 31b, 225 (t? b?); Lessie Cates 123 (t? b?), 75; Don Bowen 89, 97, 145b; I. V. McWhorter 109, 84.


The class resumed singing with Myron House leading song on page 523. Leaders: Evelyn Harris 61, 47 (t? b?); Kimzy Cagle 176b, 373; Lisa Webb 148, 566; Judy Mincey 510, 501; Shelton Williamson 189, 300; Everett Denney 127, 335; Elsie Brock 340, 146; Katherine Benefield 147 (t? b?), 405; Laura Webb 117, 542.


The singing resumed with B. M. Smith leading song on page 167. Leaders: Geraldine Robinson 339; Donna Duke 425, 36b. The Memorial Lesson was then held with Everette Denney leading 531, 43 in memory of Mrs. Dura Blackmon, Evelyn Dillashaw, T. H. Ross, Runie Glover, Carlton Hitchcock, Harry Dumas, Lewis Akin, Dana Jackson, Lewis Cox, Zera Mize, Henry Kerr, Mrs. Berta Denney, Grady Albright, Bill Edwards, Pauline Rogers, and James Lambert. For all the sick and shut-ins, Lonnie Rogers led 143, 45t. The memorial was closed with prayer by B. J. Harris. Leaders: Mary Brownlee 47b, 162; Daphene Causey 56b, 77 (t? b?); Floy Wilder 336, 297; Sheri Taylor 128, 203.


Myron House called the class together leading song on page 90. Leaders: Lonnie Rogers 298; B. J. Harris 347, 452; Elder Homer Benefield 348 (t? b?), 56 (t? b?). Josephine Denney 100, 503; Felton Denney 31 (t? b?), 120; Bonnie Flowers 74b, 103; Elder Marshall Avery 159, 270; Estelle Flowers 76b, 200. After announcements, Myron House and B. M. Smith led page 323 (t? b?) as the closing song. The class was dismissed with prayer by B. J. Harris.

Chairman—Myron House; Vice Chairman—B. M. Smith; Secretary—Charlene Wallace.