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Spivey Hall Singing

Morrow, Georgia

Saturday, July 14, 2018

The 16th annual Sacred Harp singing at Spivey Hall was held on Saturday before the third Sunday in July. Malinda Snow called the class to order leading 49t. Malinda Snow offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: Lisa Bennett 59; David Smead 145b; Andy Ditzler 125, 201; David Brodeur 275t, 278t; Robert Kelley 163b, 229; Bert Collins 340, 63; Glenda Collins 81t, 454 (in memory of Reba Norton); Jerusha Wheeler 457, 312b; Eric Tweedy 182, 183; Isobel Robinson-Ortiz and Jerusha Wheeler 112, 274t; Jesse Roberts 456, 71; Oscar McGuire 276, 155 (for Charlene Wallace); Fred Eady 535, 178.

RECESS

The class was called together by David Smead leading 33b. Andy Ditzler led 135 and 230. The class entered into a business session and elected the following officers: Chairman—Malinda Snow; Vice Chairman—Lisa Bennett; Secretary—David Smead. Leaders: David Brodeur 278b, 308; Robert Kelley 95, 74b; Lisa Bennett 197, 196; David Smead 321, 320; Bert Collins 97, 124; Glenda Collins and James McLellan 127 (for Carlie Clary), 99; Eric Tweedy 39t, 479.

LUNCH

The afternoon session was brought to order by Malinda Snow leading 318. Leaders: Jesse Roberts 107, 319; Oscar McGuire 515, 171; Fred Eady 163t, 268; Jerusha Wheeler 271t, 270; Isobel Robinson-Ortiz and Lisa Bennett 282, 277; David Brodeur 445; Lisa Bennett 398; David Smead 118; Eric Tweedy 174; Bert Collins 399b; Glenda Collins 322; Jesse Roberts 143; Oscar McGuire 149; Jerusha Wheeler 148; Fred Eady 172; Andy Ditzler 100; Malinda Snow 549 (in memory of Hugh McGraw, Carlene Griffin, Lee Rogers, and Raymond Hamrick); Ken Ashley and Malinda Snow 35.

Announcements were made. Malinda Snow and Lisa Bennett led 323t as the closing song. Eric Tweedy dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—Malinda Snow; Vice Chairman—Lisa Bennett; Secretary—David Smead