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Holly Springs Primitive Baptist Church

South of Bremen, Georgia

Sunday, November 1, 2015

The annual Sacred Harp singing was held at Holly Springs Primitive Baptist Church on the first Sunday in November. Charlene Wallace brought the class to order by leading 59. Ed Thacker offered the morning prayer.

Leaders: Charlene Wallace 101t; Earlis McGraw 111b, 225t; Judy Chambless 516; 318; Winfred Kerr 314, 282; Margaret Thacker 39b, 35; B.M. Smith 138t, 389; Daniel Williams 455, 458; Richard DeLong 410b, 158; Lisa Bennett 527, 36b; Lela Crowder 391, 68b; Robert Rivers 76b, 384; Jessica Kelso 74b, 95.

RECESS

David Brodeur brought the class back to order leading 30b and 33b. Leaders: Judy Henry 77b, 396; Henry Johnson 375, 539; Helen Bryson 224, 348t; Jesse P. Karlsberg 348b, 227; Ed Thacker 500 (in honor of Mildred Patterson), 505; David Killingsworth 448b, 49b; Karen Rollins 354t, 354b; Hubert Nall 313t, 368; Phillip Langley 385b, 172; Sharon DuPriest 472, 503; Rene Greene 311, 528; Lauren Bock 330b; Lauren Bock and Jesse P. Karlsberg 41; Eli Hinton 82t, 99; Buell Cobb 92, 303; Jeannette DePoy 177; John Kelso 390, 426t; Robert Chambless 77t, 501.

LUNCH

Earlis McGraw brought the class back to order leading 283. Leaders: Tommy McGraw 475, 542; Matt Hinton 228, 131b; Louis Hughes 565, 166; Reba Windom 546, 196; Jack Nelson 164, 408; Andy Ditzler 437, 275t; David Smead 173, 114; Samuel Williams 372; Samuel Williams and Daniel Williams 269; Cecil Roberts 31t, 312b; Oscar McGuire 573; Oscar McGuire and Lisa Bennett 485; Pam Nunn 200, 189; Philip Denney, Gayle Denney, and Karis Askin 313b, 112; Nathalie Levine and Ellen Ray 148, 81t; Ellen Johnson and Lisa Bennett 159, 128; Mike Richards 534, 229; Fallon Cook 215, 216; Faye Holbrook 376, 380; Judy Mincey 530 (in honor of Ottis Sides), 191; Emma Dean and Tim Williams 421; Sheri Taylor and Lisa Webb 430, 222; Jason Stanford 285b, 340; Donna Duke and Gene Duke 217 (in memory of Naomi Sailors).

After announcements, Charlene Wallace and Judy Henry led 46 as the closing song. Jason Stanford offered the closing prayer.

Chairman—Charlene Wallace; Vice Chairman—Earlis McGraw; Secretary—Judy Chambless