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Cross Roads Memorial

North of Tallapoosa, Georgia

November 15, 1997

The annual Sacred Harp Memorial Singing was held on Saturday night before the third Sunday in November. The class was called together by Mary Florence Smith leading song on page 59. The evening prayer was led by Dorsey Newman.

The following leaders were called: Alice Edwards 104; Natalie Williams 45t; Florence Williams 490; Hester Edwards 274t; Michael Turner 358; George Garner 47t; Ceford Wood 345t; C. W. Garner 63; Cynthia Fielder 39b; Mary Ann Wood 87; Gladys McGraw 101t; Sandra Johnson 111t; Miranel Swafford 348b.

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The class organized by electing the following officers: Chairman—George Garner; Vice Chairman—Florence Williams; Secretary—Miranel Swafford.

Leaders: Carlene Griffin 56t; Charlene Wallace 27; Lee Rogers 145b; Faye Turner 339; Natalie Williams 111t; Florence Williams 323b; Lee Rogers 127; Ceford Wood 340; Alice Edwards 73b.

Announcements were made. George Garner led song on page 62 as the closing song. The class was dismissed with prayer by C. W. Garner.

Chairman—George Garner; Vice Chairman—Florence Williams; Secretary—Miranel Swafford.