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Dutton, Green, and Jackson Memorial

Liberty Grove Primitive Baptist Church (New Flatwoods Church), South of Nauvoo, Alabama

July 2, 2000

The annual Sacred Harp Memorial Singing for the Duttons, Greens, and Henry “Doc” Jackson was held on the first Sunday in July. Travis Keeton called the class to order with song on page 36b. Elder Ronald Gilmer led the morning prayer.

The class organized with the following officers elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Travis Keeton; Vice Chairman—Glenn Keeton; Secretary—Willodean Barton; Arranging Committee—John Hyde.

Leaders: Travis Keeton 235, 343; Mary Wakefield 39b, 100; Ashley Keeton 274t, 146; Clarence McCool 147t, 47b; Willodean Barton 82t, 101t, 290; A.A. Malone 347, 448t; Faye Donaldson 78, 40; Lena Keeton 566, 496; Beatrice Brewer 460, 298.

RECESS

Glenn Keeton called the class together leading songs on pages 406, 231, and 285t. Leaders: Pauline Childers 217, 475, 269; Ivalene Donaldson 275 (t? b?), 335; L.H. Gilmore and Estelle Gilmore 318, 73t, 421; Flarce Creel 73b, 44; Julie Poston 30t, 145b; Dovie Jackson 418, 392, 170; Gene Wakefield 168, 112. Harrison Creel offered prayer for the noon meal.

LUNCH

Travis Keeton brought the afternoon session to order leading songs on pages 104 and 61. Leaders: Josh Keeton 142, 503; Wilton Donaldson 31b, 33b; Josie Hyde 234, 477, 225t; Elder Ronald Gilmore and Hazel Gilmore 128, 378b, 376; Alene Woodley 77t, 83t; Cecil Sanders 512; Harrison Creel 111b; Amanda Denson 334, 145 (t? b?); Janet Jones 490, 390; Chuck Beasley 59, 72b; Ottis Sides 97, 354b; Velton Chafin 49b, 68b; Amber Springfield 299, 276, 391; John Hyde 63, 75.

Travis Keeton and Glenn Keeton led song on page 62 as the closing song. Elder Ronald Gilmore dismissed the class with prayer.

The minutes were paid for by Otis Alexander.

Chairman—Travis Keeton; Vice Chairman—Glenn Keeton; Secretary—Willodean Barton.