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Hill Roane Memorial Singing

Sherman Baptist Church, Calhoun County, Mississippi

Sunday, June 7, 2015

The 66th annual Hill Roane Memorial Sacred Harp Singing was held at Sherman Baptist Church. The class was called to order by Mark Davis leading 101b. John Van Horn offered the morning prayer.

Leaders: Mark Davis 123b, 60; John Van Horn 176b, 120, 201; Henry McGuire 123t, 40, 472; Arlon Gardner 354t, 67, 313b; Warren Steel 182, 418, 416; Darlene Reynolds 480b (WB), 511 (WB), 319; Amber Davis 48t, 276, 402.

RECESS

John Van Horn reassembled the class by leading 63. Leaders: Andy Davis 196, 198, 254; Todd Derstine and Regina Derstine 460, 504, 448t; Wendell Rinehart 457, 445, 159.

LUNCH

Warren Steel called the afternoon session together leading 274t. Leaders: Mark Davis 27; John Van Horn 273, 215; Henry McGuire 287 (for Ozella Blackmon), 408; Arlon Gardner 277, 454; Warren Steel 189, 53; Darlene Reynolds 124, 145t; Ann McLeod and Stephen McLeod 524; Amber Davis 440, 224; Andy Davis 434, 383; Todd Derstine 61, 558; Wendell Rinehart 31t, 31b; Regina Derstine 59; John Van Horn 236; Mark Davis 154b (WB).

Following announcements, Mark Davis led 46 as the closing song. John Van Horn dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—Mark Davis; Vice Chairman—John Van Horn; Secretary—Warren Steel