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Mt. Ebron Memorial Singing

New Hope Baptist Church, Double Springs, Alabama

Sunday, November 3, 2019

The 114th session of the Mount Ebron Memorial Sacred Harp singing was held the first Sunday in November at New Hope Baptist Church in Double Springs, Alabama. Historians of the singing reported that the singing started in 1915. The 2018 report stated the singing was the 112th session. Correction to the 114th session is made for this singing. The class was called to order at 10:00 a.m. by Nicholas Thompson leading 82t and 129. The opening prayer was offered by Earl Ballinger. The singing officials are as follows: Chairman—Nicholas Thompson; Secretary—Theresa Westmoreland.

Leaders: Henry McGuire 73t, 47t; Roma Rice 46, 31t; Theresa Westmoreland 27, 31b; Betty Backus 59, 45t; Nancy Phillips 274t, 274b; Lisa Geist 273, 228; Faye Donaldson 225t, 40.

RECESS

The class was called to order by Nicholas Thompson leading 200. Leaders: Loretta Whitman 343, 373; Ray Smith and Mason 298, 306; Louise Yeager 503, 143; Jayne Fulmer 210, 269; Butch White 535, 74b; Larry Ballinger 98, 93; Nicholas Thompson 47b.

LUNCH

The class was called to order by Nicholas Thompson leading 106 and 81t. Leaders: Earl Ballinger 127, 371; Henry McGuire 120; Theresa Westmoreland 168; Lisa Geist 546; Butch White 547; Nicholas Thompson 101t; Nancy Phillips 276; Larry Ballinger 224; Jayne Fulmer 236; Loretta Whitman 75; Faye Donaldson 551; Nicholas Thompson 436 (for Jayne Fulmer).

Announcements were made. Nicholas Thompson led 323t as the closing song. The closing prayer was offered by Butch White, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Nicholas Thompson; Secretary—Theresa Westmoreland