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Harmony Primitive Baptist Church

Calhoun, Georgia

November 21, 1999

The annual all day singing on the third Sunday in November was called to order by Chairman Judy Mincey leading song on page 59. Ed Smith led the opening prayer.

Leaders: Judy Mincey 31t; Ed Smith 288, 222; Lee Rogers 52t, 273; Jeannette DePoy 565, 277; Laura Clawson 171, 345b; Allison Schofield 106, 142; Andy Anderson 49b, 515b; Eric Morgan 89, 58; Kathy White 155, 84; Don Bowen 228, 474; Karen House 440, 503.

RECESS

John Plunkett brought the class to order leading song on page 168.

A business session was held with the class voting to retain the following officers: Chairman—Judy Mincey; Vice Chairman—Ed Smith; Secretary—Lee Rogers; Arranging Committee—Jeannette DePoy; Memorial Committee—Judy Mincey.

Leaders: Jeff Colby 131b; Kate Richardson 73t; Bradford West 179, 383; Cath Oss 48t; Tim Eriksen 83b; Mirjana Lausevic 217; Peter Irvine 270, 68b; Richard DeLong 134, 39b; Kshama Ananthapura 33b; Eliza Cavanaugh 30t; Bonnie Flowers 456.

LUNCH

Judy Mincey brought the class to order leading song on page 49t. Leaders: Ted Mercer 209, 185; Louis Hughes, Sr. 63, 540; Coy Ivey 566, 120; Faye Pettis 67, 380; Hugh McGraw 567; Charlene Wallace 314; Henry Johnson 570, 77b; Bud Oliver 345t, 145b; Jeff Sheppard 121, 313t; Loy Garrison 34b, 70b; Linda Sides 415, 225t; B.M. Smith 28b, 99; John Hollingsworth 36t.

Judy Mincey presented the memorial lesson and led song on page 235 for the deceased, and song on page 50b for the sick and shut-ins. Louis Hughes, Sr. closed the memorial with prayer.

RECESS

Phillip Langley brought the class to order leading song on page 200. Leaders: Margie Dietz 189 (in memory of Horace DeLong), 108b; Eric Tweedy 163b, 454; Nancy Allen 45t; Marty Smith 383, 77t; Chris Tweedy 147t; Liz Bryant 542, 475; Betty Wright 358; Betty Wright and Don Bowen 347; Kenneth Smith and Rory Smith 44, 341; Estelle Flowers 345b, 176b; Floyd Peters and Kenneth Smith 70 (EH).

Judy Mincey and Ed Smith led song on page 348b as the closing song. Marty Smith dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—Judy Mincey; Vice Chairman—Ed Smith; Secretary—Lee Rogers.