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Holly Springs Primitive Baptist Church

South of Bremen, Georgia, off Highway 27 and I-20

November 1, 1998

The annual all day Sacred Harp singing was held at Holly Springs Primitive Baptist Church on the first Sunday in November. The class was called to order by Charlene Wallace leading song on page 59. The morning prayer was led by Harrison Creel.

Leaders: Charlene Wallace 63; Carlene Griffin 81 (t? b?); Danny Griffin 318; Cathy White 178; Don Bowen 384; Nancy Allen 146; Lora Cargo 498; Tokay Boggs Shumake 111b; Henry Johnson 326; Roy Nelson 392; Everette Denney 405; B.M. Smith 497; Myron House 102; Lonnie Rogers 389; Joan Aldridge 192; Felton Denney 155; Jan House 143; Gabriel Kastelle 522; Allen Fannin 110; Pauline Childers 475.


The class was called together by Judy Henry leading song on page 134. Leaders: Steve Warner 107; Laura Densmore 29 (t? b?); Jerry Enright 77 (t? b?); Lynne deBenedette 456; Linda Sides and Margaret Turner 47 (t? b?); Karen Freund 56b; D.J. Hatfield 212; Elene Stovall 454; Mandy Denney and a group of classmates from State University of West Georgia 358, 45 (t? b?); George Cox 569b; Anne Heider 532; Shelbie Sheppard 29b (in memory of Loyd Redding and Buford McGraw); Toney Smith 477; Cecile Cox 282; M.H. Creel 530.

A business session was held with the class voting to retain the following officers: Chairman—Charlene Wallace; Vice Chairman—Carlene Griffin; Arranging Committee—Hugh McGraw and Judy Henry; Secretary—Judy Henry.


The class was called together by Earlis McGraw leading song on page 148. Leaders: Judy Mincey 474; Charles Woods 544; Cassie Franklin 316; Susan Harcrow 218; Arlene Woods 479; Louis Hughes, Sr. 565; Daphene Causey 140; Evelyn Harris 159; Flarce Creel 299; Tom Murphy, Edmond Golladay, and Hugh McGraw 72b.


The afternoon session resumed with Richard DeLong leading songs on pages 224 and 362. Leaders: Jeannette DePoy 436; Bud Oliver 42; Kelly Morris 49b; Jackie Tanner 298; Bob Simmons 198; Robby Rivers and Walter Turner 378b; Cindy Cole and Carolyn Huckeba 67; Eric Tweedy 442; Rodney Ivey 512; Margaret Turner and Jim Burns 84; Cindy Franklin 507; Jeromy York 503; David Phillips 421; Bobby Jackson 535; B.J. Harris 347; Karen Morris 383 (in memory of Bob Hart); Laura Akerman 189; Margie Smith 317; Jeff Sheppard 430; Phillip Langley 182.


The class was called together with Florice Akins and Charlene Wallace leading song on page 277. Leaders: Thomas McGraw 37b; Jacob Griffith 542; Sheri Taylor 324; Scott DePoy 312b; Coy Ivey 222; Liz Bryant 377; David McGukin 327; Steve Warner 106; Gabriel Kastelle 162; D.J. Hatfield 208; Bud Oliver and Jerry Enright 270; Allen Fannin 445; Karen Freund 272.

Announcements were made. Charlene Wallace and Carlene Griffin led song on page 267 as the closing song. The class was dismissed with prayer by Felton Denney.

Chairman—Charlene Wallace; Vice Chairman—Carlene Griffin; Secretary—Judy Henry.