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Spivey Hall Singing

Morrow, Georgia

Saturday, July 20, 2019

The 17th 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 34b. John Plunkett offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: Lisa Bennett 59, 32t (in memory of Ruth Daniel); David Smead 72b, 36b; John Plunkett 37b, 73b; Joan Durdin and Ivan Ge 114, 148; Rachel Speer 36t, 39t; Hayley Robb 274t, 535; Caleb Silva 277, 99; Fred Eady 192, 358; Oscar McGuire 336, 171; Celeste Silva 209, 480; Molly Silva 65, 47b; Cricket Campbell 45t, 335.

RECESS

The class was called together by Lisa Bennett leading 47t. Leaders: John Plunkett 459, 394; Sandra Wilkinson 445, 361; Johnathon Kelso 141, 298 (in memory of Lonnie Rogers); Jessica Kelso 95, 191; Lisa Bennett 378t (in memory of Ruth Daniel), 379 (in memory of Allan Jenkins); Joan Durdin 105. The class entered into a business session and the following officers were elected or appointed: Chairman—Lisa Bennett; Vice Chairman—Malinda Snow; Secretary—David Smead. Leaders: Rachel Speer 400, 229; Hayley Robb 288, 187. John Plunkett asked a blessing before the noon meal.

LUNCH

The afternoon session was brought to order by Rachel Speer leading 85. Leaders: Sandra Wilkinson 334, 515; Jessica Kelso 100, 225t; Fred Eady and Tim Schuett 178, 411; Oscar McGuire 163b; Oscar McGuire and Rachel Speer 573; David Smead 186, 162; Malinda Snow 547 (for Martha Sterne), 28t; Celeste Silva 133, 376; Cricket Campbell 146, 144; Taylor Rodgers 490, 135; Rachel Speer 385t, 308.

Announcements were made. Lisa Bennett led 347 as the closing song. Malinda Snow dismissed the class with prayer.

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