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J. L. White Book and Eclectic Harmony Singing

Hardeman Primitive Baptist Church, Decatur, Georgia

Saturday, February 27, 2016

The 16th annual J.L. White and Eclectic Harmony singing was held at Hardeman Primitive Baptist Church on Saturday before the fourth Sunday in February. (Note that this would have been the 17th annual singing except that the 2015 singing was cancelled due to bad weather.) John Plunkett welcomed the class and led 30t (WB). John Kelso offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: John Plunkett 279 (WB); Malinda Snow 490t (WB), 55t (WB); Joan Durdin 148 (WB), 54 (WB); Russ Hanson 72b (WB), 222 (WB); Liz Bryant 544t (WB); Sandra Wilkinson 288 (WB), 479b (WB); Bob Goodman 491b (WB), 519 (WB); Henry Johnson 32b (WB), 61 (WB); Jesse Karlsberg 318 (WB), 176b (WB); Andy Morse 46t (WB), 484t (WB); John Kelso 42 (WB), 115 (WB); Andrew Snyder 186 (WB), 142 (WB); Debora Grosse 46b (WB), 490t (WB).


Russ Hanson called the class to order leading 47 (EH1). Leaders: Judy Mincey 82 (EH1), 78 (EH1); John Plunkett 40 (EH1), 21b (EH1); Liz Bryant 49 (EH1), 45t (EH1); Sandra Wilkinson 45b (EH1), 62 (EH1); Henry Johnson 154t (WB), 129 (WB); Jesse Karlsberg 511 (WB), 491 (WB). Andy Morse asked the blessing before the noon meal.


John Plunkett called the class together leading 66 (EH2). Leaders: Andy Morse 110 (EH1), 7 (EH2); Lauren Bock 58 (EH2), 50 (EH2); Amy Wells 33 (EH1), 22 (EH1); John Kelso 422 (WB); Andrew Snyder 149 (WB) (for George Snyder); Malinda Snow 38t (WB); Carol Hanson 47b (WB); Russ Hanson 526 (WB); John Plunkett 9 (EH1); Debora Grosse 58 (EH1); Judy Mincey 10 (EH1); Liz Bryant and Andrew Snyder 92 (EH1), 66 (EH1) (for George Snyder); Sandra Wilkinson 535 (WB); Henry Johnson 17 (EH2); Jesse Karlsberg 14 (EH2); Lauren Bock 47 (EH2); Joan Durdin 106 (EH1).

In a business session, the class voted to keep the same officers as follows: Chairman—John Plunkett; Vice Chairman—Russ Hanson; Secretary—Malinda Snow.

After announcements, John Plunkett led 455t (WB) as the closing song. Henry Johnson offered the closing prayer.

Chairman—John Plunkett; Vice Chairman—Russ Hanson; Secretary—Malinda Snow