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Nan Herring (Furman) Singing

Nan Herring Pavilion, Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina

Saturday, May 11, 2013

The 16th annual singing at Furman University was held on Saturday before the second Sunday in May. The first session was from The Christian Harmony. Frances Carnell welcomed the singers and led 259b (?) and 245. John Plunkett offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: Dave Farmer 147 (t? b?); Chris Wilhelm 336t; John Plunkett 409b; John Hollingsworth 340 (for Hugh Bill McGuire); Eddie Mash 372; Bill Hollingsworth 409t; Frances Carnell 171; Robert Kelley 304; Bill Burns 165; Dave Farmer 541; Gib Rogers 294; Randy Webber 460t; Leslie Booher 419t; Leon Carnell 51. A short business meeting was held and the current officers were re-elected as follows: Chairman—Frances Carnell; Vice Chairman—Dave Farmer; Secretary—Chris Wilhelm.


The second session was from The Sacred Harp. Leaders: Frances Carnell 376; Chris Wilhelm 129 (for Sharon Kellam); David Brodeur 441; Steve Walker 128; Judy Mincey 504; Robert Ludwig 163b; Michael Spencer 278t; John Plunkett 50t; Eddie Mash 428; Bill Hollingsworth 50b; Leon Carnell 268; Robert Kelley 55; Bill Burns 127; Dave Farmer 168; Gib Rogers 30t; Randy Webber 320; Leslie Booher 448t; John Hollingsworth 186.


Dave Farmer brought the class back together by leading 146 (SH). Leaders: John Plunkett 284 (CH); Leon Carnell 56b (SH); John Hollingsworth 548 (CH); Robert Kelley 216 (SH); Bill Hollingsworth 13 (CH); Judy Mincey 280 (CH); Lisa Bennett 107 (SH); David Smead 204 (SH); David Libbey 67b (CH); Frances Carnell 426t (SH); Leslie Booher 138 (CH); Robert Ludwig 53 (SH); Randy Webber 263 (CH); Becky Walker 291 (CH); Steve Walker 486t (CH); David Brodeur 475 (SH); Gib Rogers 148 (SH); Eddie Mash 256t (CH).


Leaders: Frances Carnell 370 (SH); Sarah Russell and Dave Farmer 332 (SH); John Plunkett 129 (CH); Leon Carnell 317 (SH); John Hollingsworth 546b (CH); Robert Kelley 139 (CH); Bill Hollingsworth 300 (CH); Judy Mincey 50 (CH); Lisa Bennett 503 (SH); David Smead 476 (SH); David Libbey 569t (SH); Leslie Booher 436t (CH); Randy Webber 236 (SH); Frances Carnell 56t (SH). John Plunkett closed the singing with a prayer.

Chairman—Frances Carnell; Vice Chairman—Dave Farmer; Secretary—Chris Wilhelm