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Elder and Mrs. Jason Davis Memorial Singing

Historic Sugar Valley Baptist Church, Sugar Valley, Georgia

Sunday, November 19, 2017

The annual Elder and Mrs. Jason Davis Memorial Singing was held at the Historic Sugar Valley Baptist Church in Sugar Valley, Georgia, on the third Sunday in November. The class was called to order by Judy Mincey leading 59. John Plunkett offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: Judy Mincey 31t; John Plunkett 325, 35; Rebecca Over 197 (in honor of Charles Woods), 500 (in memory of Hugh McGraw); Brent DeBoard 282 (in memory of his mother), 146; Andy Ditzler 410t (in memory of Crawford Barton), 61; Winfred Kerr 45b, 516; Michael Thompson 57, 30b; David Brodeur 211, 312b; Eddie Mash 106, 67; Gary Davis 335, 338.


Leaders: Karen Flagg 286 (in memory of Bob Crawford), 47b; Coy Coggins 108t, 354b; Hayden Arp 204, 284 (in memory of Earlis McGraw); Judy Mincey 327 (in memory of Julie Vea), 124 (in memory of Hugh McGraw); John Plunkett 344 (in honor of Bill Caldwell), 130; Rebecca Over 29b (in memory of Earlis McGraw), 159 (in memory of Ida Bertha McGraw); Brent DeBoard 72b, 318; Andy Ditzler 278t (in memory of Robert Peel, son of Dermot and Marie), 83t; Winfred Kerr 144, 317. Eddie Mash offered grace before lunch.


Judy Mincey called the class to order leading 77t. Leaders: Sandra Wilkinson 40, 63 (both in memory of Elder Ed and Sister Jean Smith); Michael Thompson 87; David Brodeur 435, 489; Eddie Mash 332, 413 (in memory of Hugh McGraw); Gary Davis and Karen Flagg 565 (in memory of Daniel Thomas), 480; Coy Coggins 100, 274t; Hayden Arp 275b, 336; Karen Rollins 168, 162; Judy Mincey 112 (in honor of Lisa Bennett, David Smead, and the Tokyo All-Day Singing); John Plunkett 308; Rebecca Over 122; Brent DeBoard 128; Andy Ditzler 145t (in memory of Jack Smith), 55; Winfred Kerr 45t; Michael Thompson 207; David Brodeur 296, 312t; Eddie Mash 343; Gary Davis 99; Coy Coggins 321; Hayden Arp 225b; Sandra Wilkinson 213b; Karen Rollins 297.

A business session retained the same officers by acclamation as follows: Chairman—Judy Mincey; Vice Chairman—Coy Coggins; Secretary—Judy Mincey.

After announcements, Judy Mincey led 347 as the closing song, and the class was dismissed after a benediction offered by John Plunkett.

Chairman—Judy Mincey; Vice Chairman—Coy Coggins; Secretary—Judy Mincey