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Burnham and Brown Memorial Singing

Wesley Foundation Student Center, Jacksonville, Alabama

Sunday, February 3, 2019

The 51st session of the annual Sacred Harp singing in memory of Uncle Bob Burnham, Leman Brown and Ruth Brown was held on the first Sunday in February. The class was called to order by Kathy Williams leading 31b. The opening prayer was offered by Ed Thacker. Kathy Williams welcomed the class and led 37b (in memory of her mother, Louise Holland).

Leaders: Tom George 144; Judy Caudle 85; Nicholas Thompson 138t; Pearl Guier 448b; Pam Nunn 186 (in memory of Jeff Sheppard); Ed Thacker 550; Paula Oliver 217; Philip Denney, Karis Askin, and Wyatt Denney 448t; Daniel Lee 278t; Nate Green and Norma Green 29t; Jack Nelson 157 (in memory of Eugene Forbes); Winfred Kerr 517; Susan Cherones 349; Denney Rogers 143 (for Karen Rollins); Ryan Nash 189; Judy Chambless 549 (in memory of Eugene Forbes).


Kathy Williams brought the class back to order by leading 47t. Leaders: Samuel Sommers 140; Robert Chambless 145t; Nathan Rees 179; Bert Collins and Glenda Collins 300; Sarah Trumbore 460; David Ivey 185; Scot Oliver 313t; Jeannette DePoy 183 (for Holly Mixon); Richard DeLong 77t (for Charlene Wallace); Lisa Bennett 430; Richard Ivey 135; Elene Stovall 298; Erica Hinton 492; David Smead 301; Buell Cobb 80b; Cecil Roberts 58.

In a business session, the following officers were elected: Chairman—Kathy Williams; Vice Chairman—Tom George; Secretary—Judy Caudle.

Leaders: Scott Ivey 299 (in memory of Eugene Forbes); Anna Hinton 383; Andy Ditzler 273; Keillor Mose 340; Rodney Ivey 31t (in memory of Ruth Brown); Josh Wilson 208; Hayden Arp 327; Eli Hinton 148; Jesse P. Karlsberg 272; Loyd Ivey 318 (in memory of B.M. Smith and Eloise Wootten); Matt Hinton 113; Lauren Bock 164; Rene Greene 475; Micah Roberts 73b; Kelsey Ivey 57; Henry Johnson 70b; David Brodeur 232; Alex Forsyth 30b; David Jackson 39b; Amber Davis 142; Isaac Green 422; Cheyenne Ivey 222. Henry Johnson asked a blessing before the noon meal.


The afternoon session began with Kathy Williams leading 276. Leaders: Karis Askin 178 (in memory of B. M Smith); Wyatt Denney 284 (in memory of his great grandmother); Lauren Bock, Jesse P. Karlsberg, and Lucey Rose Karlsberg 297; Pam Nunn and Rene Greene 454 (for Ben Greene); Davis Ivey, Samuel Sommers, and Jeannette DePoy 176t; Richard Ivey, Kelsey Ivey, Everett Ivey, and Meredith Ivey 176b; Bert Collins, Glenda Collins, and Cecil Roberts 399b; Nicholas Thompson, Nathan Rees, and Cheyenne Ivey 212; Tom George, Sarah Trumbore, and Rodney Ivey 56t; Elene Stovall, Amber Davis, and Paula Oliver 270; Daniel Lee, Susan Cherones, and Henry Johnson 32b; Loyd Ivey, Judy Caudle, and Scott Ivey 426t; Matt Hinton, Erica Hinton, Anna Hinton, Eli Hinton, and Lottie Hinton 472; Ryan Nash and Wyatt Denney 83t; Karis Askin, Micah Roberts, Alex Forsyth, and Keillor Mose 48t; Nate Green, Norma Green, and Margie Smith 384 (for Coy Ivey); Robert Chambless, Judy Chambless, and Winfred Kerr 503 (in memory of B.J. and Evelyn Harris); David Brodeur, Andy Ditzler, Josh Wilson, and Ryan Nash 473; Ed Thacker, David Jackson, and Scot Oliver 182; Ann Simpson 445; Kathy Williams 45t (by request); Hayden Arp, David Smead, Lisa Bennett, and Jack Nelson 266.

Announcements were made. Kathy Williams and Tom George led 146 as the closing song. Ed Thacker offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Kathy Williams; Vice Chairman—Tom George; Secretary—Judy Caudle