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Andrews Chapel School Singing

Thomaston, Georgia

Sunday, October 16, 2016

The annual Andrews Chapel School singing was held on the third Sunday in October. John Plunkett brought the class together leading 59. John Hollingsworth offered the morning prayer.

The class entered into a business session and elected the following officers: Chairman—Bentley McGuire; Secretaries—Mary Brownlee and Lisa Bennett.

Leaders: Bentley McGuire 47t; Robert Kelley 503; Samuel Williams 344; Judy Chambless 300; Wayne Watson 225t; Trent Peachey 66; Agnes Todd and Oscar McGuire 122; David Grant 153; Glenda Collins and Burt Collins 100; David Smead 56b; Winfred Kerr 36b; Lisa Bennett 36t; Mary Brownlee 556; Ellen Ray 106; Martha Harrell and Oscar McGuire 34b; Rosemund Watson 63; Rebecca Over 234; Charlene Wallace 155.

RECESS

Bentley McGuire brought the class back together by leading 76b. Leaders: Oscar McGuire 485; John Hollingsworth 37b; Bill Hollingsworth 350; Robert Chambless 72b; Virginia Dyer 273; Richard DeLong 70t; John Plunkett 330b (for Megan Friddle, on the death of her mother). Bill Hollingsworth asked a blessing at the table before lunch.

LUNCH

Bentley McGuire called the class to order by leading 475 (in memory of B.M. Smith). Leaders: Winfred Kerr 146; Robert Kelley 299; Samuel Williams 26; Judy Chambless 319; Wayne Watson 112; Trent Peachey and Kendra Weaver 318; Agnes Todd 354b; David Grant 569b; Richard DeLong and Glenda Collins 566; David Smead 83t; Lisa Bennett 224; Mary Brownlee 200; Richard DeLong 77t; Ellen Ray 328; Martha Harrell and Oscar McGuire 178; Rosemund Watson 149; Rebecca Over 466; Oscar McGuire 515; Bill Hollingsworth 365; Robert Chambless 84; Rebecca Over 354t; Robert Kelley 278b; Ellen Ray 542; Trent Peachey and Kendra Weaver 47b.

Announcements were made. Bentley McGuire and Rosemund Watson led 347 as the closing song. Wayne Watson dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—Bentley McGuire; Secretaries—Mary Brownlee and Lisa Bennett