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Jack Smith Memorial Singing

Oakhurst Baptist Church, Decatur, Georgia

Monday, May 27, 2013

The 13th annual Jack Smith Memorial Singing was held on Memorial Day at Oakhurst Baptist Church in Decatur, Georgia. John Plunkett welcomed the class, spoke briefly about Jack Smith, and led 31b as the opening song. John Hollingsworth offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: John Plunkett 145t; Joan Durdin 479, 148; Malinda Snow 147t, 137; Carol Buche 171, 178 (in memory of Nancy Yeager); Guy Bankes 535, 147b; Helen Bryson 155, 300; David Smead 120, 66; Henry Slack 268, 114; Laura Densmore 228, 315 (in memory of Harvey Clark).

The following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—John Plunkett; Vice Chairman—Joan Durdin; Secretary—Malinda Snow.

RECESS

John Plunkett called the class back together leading 36b. Leaders: Bob Goodman 223, 63; Janet Wuichet 45t, 146; John Hollingsworth 136, 186; Lisa Bennett 112, 110; George Burnette and his grandchildren, Tussaint Burnette, Savannah Burnette, and Alexandra Cannon 99, 101t; Helen Bryson 365, 100; Henry Slack 47b, 85. Todd Burnette asked the blessing before the noon meal.

LUNCH

John Plunkett re-convened the class leading 47t and 49b (for Kathy Williams). Leaders: Joan Durdin 34b, 209; Malinda Snow and Sam Singleton-Freeman 540, 59; Amy Armstrong 84, 299; Sandra Wilkinson 289 (in memory of her uncle, Harold Wilkinson); Laura Densmore and Sam Singleton-Freeman 347, 486; Guy Bankes 569t, 492; David Smead 326, 107; Bob Goodman 452, 497; Lisa Bennett 503, 163b; George Burnette 81t, 82t; Janet Wuichet 72b; Amy Armstrong 38b, 440; Nathan Holmes 184, 242; Sandra Wilkinson 39t, 278b; Carol Buche 496, 547.

After announcements, John Plunkett thanked all who came, and led 56t as the closing song. Joan Durdin dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—John Plunkett; Vice Chairman—Joan Durdin; Secretary—Malinda Snow