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Memphis Singing

Grace Chapel Primitive Baptist Church, Memphis, Tennessee

Saturday, May 11, 2019

The 8th annual Sacred Harp singing was called to order by Matt Bell leading 204. Roy Beauchamp offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: Matt Bell 32t; Dalton Green 504, 276; Logan Green 163t, 105; Jesse Latimer 163b (in memory of Susan Roberts), 176b; Elizabeth Collier 31t, 63; Nicholas Thompson 411, 200; Davis Beauchamp 77t, 76b; Chris Nicholson 300, 212.

RECESS

Logan Green led 61 to bring the class together. Leaders: Susanna Jones 178, 142; Julia Brown 360, 213t; Roy Beauchamp 148, 313b; Seth Guess 107, 106; Joe Thompson 66, 217; Molly Gooch 84, 85; Tim Gregg 569b, 101t; Katherine Hamilton 157, 503; Warren Steel 522, “Hurricane Creek”. Keifor Beauchamp asked a blessing before the noon meal.

LUNCH

The afternoon session began with Tim Gregg leading 87. Leaders: Kevan Barley 282, 145t; Caroline Green 189, 186; Nathan Guess 125, 376; Melissa Beauchamp 222, 182; Savanna Guess 358, 47t; Nicholas Thompson 134 (by request); Jesse Latimer 236 (by request); Bobby Neyman 479, 117; Matt Bell 294.

RECESS

The class was brought back together by Warren Steel leading 513. Leaders: Vicki Neyman 146, 63; Melissa Beauchamp 454, 314; Dalton Green 143 (in memory of Helen Beauchamp), 56b; Nicholas Thompson 192; Chris Nicholson 235; Tim Gregg 378t; Caroline Green, Logan Green, Robert Williams, and Olivia Williams 122; Jesse Latimer 95; Logan Green 442; Bobby Neyman 347; Charlie Gooch, Arlis Gooch, and Dalton Green 45t. Announcements were made.

Matt Bell led 62 as the closing song. The closing prayer was offered by Logan Green, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Matt Bell; Secretary—Nicholas Thompson