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Taylor Singing

Lafayette County, Mississippi

Saturday, October 10, 2015

The 28th annual Sacred Harp singing at Taylor United Methodist Church (formerly held at Pilgrim’s Rest Primitive Baptist Church) was called to order by Warren Steel leading 129 and 274t. Matt Bell offered the morning prayer.

Leaders: John Van Horn 73t, 72b, 63; Nathan Stewart 341, 493, 329; Vicky Neyman 282, 457, 178; Billy See and Vickie See 30b, 108b, 288; Milano Neyman 398, 117; Anne Steel 67, 348b, 480.

RECESS

Warren Steel reassembled the class leading “Hurricane Creek” from The Trumpet. Leaders: Bobby Neyman 503, 309, 479; Jan Murray 31t, 31b, 285t; Andy Davis 47b, 400, 222; Matt Bell 160b, 271t, 495.

A memorial lesson was held. Warren Steel led 421 in memory of the following deceased: George Easley, Jerry Tidwell, Dixie Davis, Jimmie Ruth Melvin, Henry Pace, and Bill Day. He then led 65 in honor of the following sick and shut-ins: Kenneth Stead, Roy Davis, and Jack Barbera. John Van Horn led 29b and 106.

LUNCH

Warren Steel called the class together leading 36b. Leaders: Nathan Stewart 410t, 382; Vicky Neyman 268, 229; Billy See and Vickie See 146, 163b, 339; Milano Neyman 404, 409, 414; Anne Steel 419, 270, 179; Bobby Neyman 59, 105; Jan Murray 68b, 447; Abby Huggins 378b, 378t, 82t; Andy Davis 196, 434, 460; Matt Bell 275t, 80t; Warren Steel 440, 338.

Following announcements of future singings, Warren Steel led 313t (in memory of George Easley) as the closing song. The class was dismissed with prayer offered by John Van Horn.

Chairman—Warren Steel; Secretary—Anne Steel