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Chattanooga Sacred Harp Singing

Chattanooga, Tennessee

October 3, 1998

The second annual Chattanooga Sacred Harp Singing was held on Saturday before the first Sunday in October at First Baptist Church. Linda Sides called the class to order leading songs on pages 328 and 148. Phil Summerlin led the morning prayer. Daryl Mayberry led song on page 66 in memory of Janet Borman.

Leaders: Alice Watkin 338, 415; Phil Summerlin 32t, 33b; Judy Mincey 50b, 475 (for Virgil Phillips); Tim Reynolds 39t, 168; Coy Ivey 59, 48t; Marilyn Burchett 154, 29t; David Ivey 61, 448b; Floyd Peters 68b, 45t; Jackie Tanner 37b, 100; David Green 94, 117.

RECESS

Cindy Franklin brought the class back to order leading songs on pages 213 (t? b?) and 317b. Leaders: John Lamb 53, 47b; Ted Ashton 85, 84; Michael Thompson 152, 348t; Bill Thomas 312b; Linda Sides 127; Daryl Mayberry 63, 485; Alice Watkin 457, 128; Judy Mincey 503, 347; Tim Reynolds 569b, 200; Coy Ivey 566, 452; Marilyn Burchett 335, 324.

LUNCH

Linda Sides opened the afternoon session leading songs on pages 35 and 146. Leaders: Phil Summerlin 405, 155; David Ivey 43, 76 (t? b?); Floyd Peters “Don’t Grieve Your Mother” , “Angel Band”; Jackie Tanner 89, 101t; Cindy Franklin 391, 388; John Lamb 159, 119 (requested by Hubert Anderson whose great-great-grandfather, R.H. Davis, co-wrote “Heaven’s My Home” in 1869); Michael Thompson 114, 314; Linda Sides 64, 75; Daryl Mayberry 556, 454; Alice Watkin 81t, 145t; Judy Mincey 561 (?), 341; Tim Reynolds 58, 229; Phil Summerlin 313t, 142; Coy Ivey and Steve Bakken 129, 45t, 59, 34b.

Announcements were made. David Ivey and Linda Sides led song on page 448t as the closing song. The class was dismissed with prayer by Linda Sides.

PLEASE NOTE: The 1999 singing will be held on August 14, returning to the Saturday before the third Sunday at a location to be announced later.

Chairman—Linda Sides; Vice Chairman—Daryl Mayberry; Secretary—Alice Watkin.