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Elder and Mrs. Jason Davis Memorial

Historic Sugar Valley Baptist Church, Sugar Valley, Georgia

Sunday, November 20, 2016

The annual Elder and Mrs. Jason Davis Memorial singing was held at the Historic Sugar Valley Baptist Church on the third Sunday in November. Judy Mincey called the class to order leading 59. John Plunkett offered the opening prayer. Joyce Walton suggested we remember Levon Wootten.

Leaders: Judy Mincey 225t (in memory of B.M. Smith), 278t; Michael Thompson 47t (in memory of B.M. Smith), 32t; Isaac Green 24b, 85; David Brodeur 88b, 94; Joyce Walton 348b (for Levon Wootten); Andy Ditzler 123t, 413; John Plunkett 33b, 77b; Hayden Arp 65, 138t; Oscar McGuire 452, 129; Coy Coggins 354b, 100.

RECESS

Judy Mincey called the class back to order leading 474 (in memory of Lee Rogers) and 434. Leaders: Michael Thompson 392, 207; Isaac Green 346, 160t; Andy Ditzler 410b, 50b; David Brodeur 95, 562; Joyce Walton 49b.

LUNCH

The afternoon session was called to order by Coy Coggins leading 300 and 108t. Leaders: Wilma Sexton 290; Linda Fletcher 127; Susan Stanley 117, 146; Linda Fletcher 45t; Paul Stanley 282; Ralph Haney 159; John Plunkett 50t, 313t; Oscar McGuire 475 (in memory of B.M. Smith), 556 (in memory of Jeff Sheppard); Hayden Arp 336, 216; Judy Mincey 301 (in memory of Kenneth DeLong); Michael Thompson 309 (in memory of Danny Arms); Isaac Green 186; Andy Ditzler 41, 113; David Brodeur 485; Joyce Walton and Hayden Arp 149; Coy Coggins 457; John Plunkett 271t (in memory of Earlis McGraw); Oscar McGuire 229; Hayden Arp 416.

After announcements, the class sang 62 as the closing song, and took the parting hand. John Plunkett offered a benediction.

Chairman—Judy Mincey