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Pine Grove Singing

Lookout Mountain, Near Collinsville, Alabama

April 16, 2000

The annual third Sunday in April singing was called to order by J.W. (Bud) Oliver leading song on page 82t. Wayne Reed led the class in morning prayer.

Leaders: J.W. Oliver 145b; S.T. Reed 48 (t? b?); W.M. (Milton) Oliver 32t; Wayne Reed 145t; Lamar Smith and Randall Smith 36b, 76b; Henry Johnson 77t; Rex Wilks 47b; Jackie Tanner 30t; Harrison Creel 378b; Lora Cargo 344; Elene Stovall 47t; Elizabeth Gresham, Jim Brown, Daniel Gribble, and David Johnson 159, 79; John Merritt 240; Lynne deBenedette 182; Richard Ivey 567; Edith Tate 73t; Coy Ivey 384.


The class was called to order by Rodney Ivey leading song on page 101t. Leaders: Henry Johnson 70b; Sherry Guthery 340; Brenda Merritt 434; Karen Ivey 192; Bob Meek 454; Henry Guthery 402; David Ivey 133; Cindy Franklin, Cassie Franklin, and Flarce Creel 269, 475; Amber Springfield 389; Jerry Ryan 345t; Carmon Brothers 312 (t? b?); Nate Green and Norma Green 90; Velton Chafin 429; Stuart Ivey 186; Karen Freund 385t; Linda Thomas 350; Boyd Scott 358; Shane Wootten and Donna Wootten 106, 270; Alanna Blanks and Scot Oliver 405.


The class resumed singing with Randall Smith, Richard Ivey, Stuart Ivey, and Rodney Ivey leading song on page 137. Leaders: Jarrod George 300; Jeffrey Wootten 448t; Judy Caudle 174; Jenny Wootten 198; Dennis George 383; Eloise Watkins 39b; Eloise Wootten and Lorrie Wootten 424; Glenn Keeton 196.


The afternoon session was brought to order by J.W. Oliver leading song on page 42. Leaders: Leola Smith 318; Sarah Harcrow 299; Marlon Wootten 99; Mary Alice Wakefield 63; Jerry Enright 430; Levon Wootten and Jamie Wootten 176t; Lavaughn Ballinger 84; Larry Ballinger 119; Eugene Wakefield 284; Lisa Geist 528; Lydia Baswell and Vella Daily 59; Marty Wootten, Jarred Wootten, and Jamie Wootten 551; Jackson Harcrow 68b; Debra Ritch 286; Melvin Stiefel 147b; Ashley Keeton 189; Susan Harcrow 222; Sandra Jordan 452; Dewayne Wootten 171; Cassie Franklin 216; Charles Stiefel 168; Paula Oliver and W.M. Oliver 45t; Matt McKee 74b; J.C. Smith and J.W. Oliver 499; Hobert Ivey and Eloise Wootten 511b (CB); Chita Blakeley 142; J.W. Oliver 282.

Announcements were made. J.W. Oliver and Jack Gilbreath led song on page 146 as the closing song. Jack Gilbreath dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—J.W. Oliver; Arranging Committee—Henry Johnson; Secretaries—Pauline Oliver and Randall Smith.