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Jackson Singing

Village Chapel, Casey Jones Village, Jackson, Tennessee

Saturday, April 26, 2014

The singing was called to order at 9:00 a.m. by Michael Penny, who gave a short instructional lesson about shape-note singing and The Sacred Harp. Leaders: Tim Reynolds 45t, 128; Matt Bell 162, 102; Bobby Watkins 480, 335; David Killingsworth 47b, 81t; Sandie Scott 268, 49b.

RECESS

Tim Reynolds brought the class back together leading 148. Leaders: Laurens Blankers 155, 40; Warren Steel 375, 112; Anne Steel 348b, 171; Bobby Neyman 178, 479; April Watkins and Taylor Watkins 277, 146; Trevor Sewell 282, 85; David Johnson 85; Rick Hoffman 107, 72b.

RECESS

Michael Penny brought the class back together leading 168 and 569b. Leaders: Bobby Watkins 35, 38b; Maggie Murphy 278b, 101t; Kevan Barley 142, 105; Amy Murphy 31t, 31b; Michael Penny 119.

LUNCH

Tim Reynolds and Juanita Shaw brought the class back to order by leading 84. Leaders: Matt Bell 129; Sandie Scott 512; Rick Hoffman 192; Bobby Neyman 347; David Killingsworth 179; Marshall Sutton 159, 378t; Matt Bell 378b.

After announcements, Tim Reynolds led 288 as the closing song. Michael Penny offered the closing prayer.

Chairman—Michael Penny