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DeLong-Roberts Memorial Singing

Big Creek Primitive Baptist Church, Alpharetta, Georgia

Sunday, June 23, 2019

The annual DeLong-Roberts Memorial Singing was called to order by Richard DeLong leading 32t and 72b. The morning prayer was offered by Daniel Williams.

Leaders: Jessica Altman 101t, 34b; Helen Bryson 101b, 112 (in memory of Violet Thomason); John Plunkett 435, 467; Faye Holbrook 67, 542; Brady DeLong 47t, 61; Samuel Williams 404, 301; Janice Paulk 448b, 317; Ashley Thompson 82t, 328; Vaudie Sherer 36b, 480; Tabitha Altman 354b, 45t.

RECESS

Jessica Altman called the class to order leading 138b. Leaders: Jesse Roberts 151, 379; Malinda Snow 465, 454; Matt DeLong 530, 34t; David Smead 33t, 541.

The memorial lesson was conducted by Jesse Roberts and Ashley Thompson. Following remarks, Jesse led 285t in memory of Susan Roberts. Ashley led 73b for the following sick and shut-ins: Judy Mincey, Charlene Wallace, Agnes Todd, Virginia Dyer, Fallon Cook, Mike Castleberry, Jack Paulk, and Rene Greeneā€™s grand-daughter, Rozlyn. Jessica Altman and Richard DeLong led 472 for all DeLong and Roberts families from the past. John Plunkett closed the memorial lesson with prayer.

LUNCH

Richard DeLong called the class to order leading 186. Leaders: Eric Tweedy 276, 195; Lisa Bennett, Laura Heatley, and Brad Sisk 348t, 372; Daniel Williams 205, 387; Micah Roberts 475, 434; Amber Davis 192; Jerusha Wheeler 335, 351; Timothy Altman 75, 63; Virgel (Cricket) Campbell 146, 277; Isaac Green 346, 395; Oscar McGuire 163b, 77t; Chris Tweedy 156, 100; Laura DeLong 282; Daniel Williams and Samuel Williams 74t; Janice Paulk 384; Matt DeLong and Brady DeLong 288; Timothy Altman and Tabitha Altman 40; Isaac Green and Amber Davis 206; Jessica Altman, Ashley Thompson, and Richard DeLong 411.

Following a short discussion, a motion was made and passed that this singing would be printed in the minutes book, but has elected not to receive copies of the minutes book.

Announcements were made. Jessica Altman, Richard DeLong and Helen Bryson led 62 as the closing song. John Plunkett offered the closing prayer.

Chairman—Richard DeLong; Vice Chairman—Jessica Altman; Secretary/Treasurer—Helen Bryson