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Holly Springs Primitive Baptist Church

South of Bremen, Georgia

Sunday, November 6, 2016

The annual Sacred Harp singing was held at Holly Springs Primitive Baptist Church on the first Sunday in November. Phillip Langley brought the class to order by leading 59. Louis Hughes offered the morning prayer.

Leaders: Judy Chambless 37b; Cecil Roberts 349; Winfred Kerr 314; Glenda Collins and Burt Collins 335; Robby Rivers 480; Donna Bell 569b (in memory of Johnny Lee); Dalton Dyer-Lewis 84; Karen Rollins 68b; Hayden Arp 321; Virginia Dyer 193; Ray Rechenberg 40; Louis Hughes 138b; Lisa Bennett and Debra Ward 475 (in memory of B.M. Smith); Reba Windom 542 (in memory of Earlis McGraw); Robert Chambless 225t (in memory of Earlis McGraw); Eli Hinton 146; Loyd Ivey 426b (in honor of Eloise Wootten); Cassie Allen 373; David Killingsworth 290; Rodney Ivey 283; Isaac Green 215; Richard DeLong 224.

RECESS

Charlene Wallace, Hayden Arp, and Isaac Green brought the class back to order leading 171. Leaders: Michael Spencer 289; Jesse Karlsberg and students from the University of West Georgia 159; Shannon Primm 106; Samuel Williams 102; Rebecca Over 521; Celeste Silva 99; Danny Creel 383; Sasha Hsuczyk 564; Caleb Silva 44; John Plunkett 153; Molly Silva 103; Michael Thompson 328; Haddassah Silva and Noelle Silva 496; Lauren Bock 522.

RECESS

Charlene Wallace brought the class back to order leading 97. Leaders: Scott DePoy 448t; Jack Nelson 560; Daniel Edwards 547; Brian Harris 182; Alex Forsyth 272; David Smead 416; Matt Hinton 291; Lela Crowder 157; Daniel Williams 332; Elene Stovall 189; Oscar McGuire 485; Buell Cobb 138t; Drew McGuire 422; Daphene Causey 225b.

LUNCH

Phillip Langley brought the class back to order leading 111t. Leaders: Jeannette DePoy 460; Erica Hinton 284 (in memory of Earlis McGraw); Susan Cherones 56b; Joyce Walton 432 (in honor of Levon and Patricia Wootten); Karen Edwards and Greta Edwards 77t; Tim Williams and Daniel Williams 276; Rene Greene 280; Kelly Morris 49b; Nathan Rees 348b; John Kelso 397.

John Plunkett presented Charlene Wallace a plaque and a clock from the Sacred Harp Publishing Company honoring her for the many years of service and the work she has done for the publishing company.

Leaders: Cheyenne Ivey 309; Pam Nunn and Reba Windom 528; Fallon Cook 112; Sharon DuPriest and Cassie Allen 242; Jason Stanford 544 (in honor of Margaret Cole and Charles Woods); Malinda Snow 468; Sheri Taylor 380; Gary Glover and Rebecca Over 348t; Rebecca Over 105; Ray Rechenberg 203; Alex Forsyth 386; David Killingsworth 347; Sasha Hsuczyk 381; Daniel Edwards, Karen Edwards, and Greta Edwards 442; Brian Harris 123b; Rob Dunn 117; Loyd Ivey 454; Michael Spencer 382; Rodney Ivey 294; Elene Stovall and Cheyenne Ivey 384.

After announcements, Charlene Wallace and Judy Henry led 155 as the closing song. Matt Hinton offered the closing prayer.

Chairman—Charlene Wallace; Vice Chairman—Phillip Langley; Secretary—Judy Chambless