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Crossroads Church Memorial Singing

North of Tallapoosa, Georgia

Saturday, November 15, 2014

The 47th session of the Crossroads Church Memorial Sacred Harp singing was held on Saturday night before the third Sunday in November. Hayden Arp welcomed everyone, then led 59. Cecil Roberts offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: Hayden Arp 75; Cecil Roberts 35, 477; Miranel Swafford 32t, 155 (for Evelyn Harris and in memory of Carlene Griffin); Donna Bell 268 (for her daddy, George Garner), 569b (in memory of Sharon Smith McLeroy); Earlis McGraw 201, 312 (t? b?); Paige Harrod, Karleen Williams, and Karen Rollins 100 (in memory of Aunt Josephine Denney), 45t (in memory of their parents, Lonnie and Vivian Rogers), 153 (in memory of Stanly Edwards); Richard DeLong 116 (in memory of Carlene Griffin), 349 (in memory of Jeff Sheppard); Samuel Williams 125, 117; Rene Greene 208, 373; B.M. Smith 389, 415; Eschol Hughes 392, 480; Charlene Wallace 139, 141.


Hayden Arp brought the class back to order leading 457 (in memory of Faye Wood). A business session was held with the following officers retained or appointed to serve: Chairman—Hayden Arp; Vice Chairman—Cecil Roberts; Secretary—Donna Bell; Arranging Officer—Margie Smith.

Leaders: Wyatt Denney 77b, 448b; Fallon Cook and Nigel Bowley 500, 146; John Kelso 493 (for Jessica’s Nanny and in memory of Brock Bennett); John Kelso and Katie Maher 30t; Virginia Dyer 454 (for Lisa Bennett’s family and all other bereaving families), 217; Daniel Williams 56t, 216; Philip Denney 61 (for the Brown Family), 313b; Jason Stanford 318, 348b; Jessica Kelso 229, 191 (for her friend, Virginia); Will Dover 108b, 47b; Lisa Bennett 215 (in memory of her nephew, Brock Bennett), 472 (for her family); Michael Spencer 278t, 308; Shannon Primm 564; David Smead 42, 278b; Nigel Bowley 166; Fallon Cook, Chance Cook, and Cain Cook 192; Lisa Bennett and Fallon Cook 340.

Announcements were made. Hayden Arp led 317 as the closing song. Cecil Roberts offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Hayden Arp; Vice Chairman—Cecil Roberts; Secretary—Donna Bell