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Liberty Church

Helicon, Alabama

December 4, 1994

The 46th session of the annual Sacred Harp singing at Liberty Church, in Winston County, was called to order by Billy Williams leading song on page 33b. Prayer by Kenneth Handcock. Billy Williams then led 72 (t? b?) and leaders were called as follows: Alpha Black 318, 345b; Corene White 73 (t? b?), 379; Stella Pratt 147 (t? b?), 460; Aubrey Tyree 358, 298, 434; L. E. Hannah 147b, 455, 400; Eron White 37b, 36b, 146; B. B. Mattox 421 for Unie B. Howard who is ill, 217, 168; Reedie Powell 200, 300, 269.

RECESS

The class resumed singing with Billy Williams leading 410t. The class was organized by electing the following officers: Chairman—Billy Williams; Vice Chairman—Ted Godsey; Arranging Committee—Travis Keeton; Secretary—Alpha Black. Leaders: Mae Conwill 270, 75, 99; Carmon Brothers 101t, 207, 74 (t? b?), for Ervin Brothers “That Beautiful Land”; Lola Roberson 475, 222; John Hocutt 321b, 33t; Elmer Conwill 448 (t? b?).

LUNCH

The class was called back by the Chairman, Billy Williams, leading song on page 127. Leaders: Margaret Keeton and Bradley Allen 546, 402, 385b; Josie Hyde 183, 428, 196; Ester Brown 436, 317b; John Hyde 39b, 63, 68 (t? b?); Ada Godsey 59, 482, 301; Elmer Conwill 142, 275 (t? b?); Amanda Denson 186, 273; Charley McCoy 280, 306, 198; Ted Godsey 236, 408; Blanton Adair 335, 339; James Denson 224, 211, 358; Alma Tyree, Viola Tyree, Bertha Wilson, Reedie Powell, James Denson, Amanda Denson, Roy Cleghorn, Blanton Adair, Jerry Parrish, Ruth Parrish, and Aubrey Tyree 358; Travis Keeton 57, 56t, 225t. Billy Williams 231, Aubrey Tyree 20b; Charley McCoy 36b; Billy Williams 290. The closing prayer was led by Aubrey Tyree.

Chairman—Billy Williams; Vice Chairman—Ted Godsey; Secretary—Alpha Black.