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Concord Primitive Baptist Church

Winfield, Alabama

December 11, 1994

The annual Sacred Harp singing held at Concord Primitive Baptist Church, Winfield, Alabama, was called to order by Marlin Beasley leading songs on pages 32t and 31b. The morning prayer was led by Dr. Doyle Williams. The class organized, and the following officers were elected: Chairman—John Beasley; Vice Chairman—Elmer Conwill; Secretary—Dorothea McCowan; Arranging Committee—Travis Keeton. Leaders: John Beasley 81t, 317; Dorothea McCowan 276, 532; Keterina Sanders 454, 389; Dr. Doyle Williams 128, 142; Arnold Moore 480, 290; Cora Sweatt 47b, 49b; John Hyde 39b, 314; Brenda Pina 569b, 523b.

RECESS

The class resumed singing with John Beasley leading song on page 348 (t? b?). Leaders: Gravis Ballinger 300, 475; Hubert Hood 460, 434; Gary Smith 452, 68b; Earl Ballinger 76b, 349; L. E. Hannah 498, 182; Becky Briggs 318, 234; Lola Myrtle Roberson 546, 192; Mae Conwill 297, 500; Josie Hyde 220, 200.

LUNCH

Elmer Conwill brought the class back together leading songs on pages 322 and 337. Leaders: Joseph Beasley 218, 306; Sarah Smith 406, 421; Buell Cobb 141, 138b; Bruce Rye 440, 430, 377; Elsie Beasley 212, 499; Johnny Humber 208, 217; Warren Steel 57, 392; Larry Ballinger 427 (?), 412; Dr. Juliette Haynes 211, 327, 412; Ricky Beasley 30b, 330b; Tommy Beasley 72b, 317; David Beasley 335, 45t; Amanda Denson 186, 273; Ted Godsey 236; Chuck Beasley 30t, 33b; Beverly Beasley 108t; Travis Keeton 108b, 179. John Beasley led song on page 46 for the closing song. The class was dismissed with prayer by Marlin Beasley.

Chairman—John Beasley; Vice Chairman—Elmer Conwill; Secretary—Dorothea McCowan.