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Old Enon Church

Lynn, Alabama

April 1, 2001

The annual Sacred Harp singing held at Old Enon Church on the first Sunday in April was called to order by John Hyde leading song on page 129. Harrison Creel offered the morning prayer.

The class organized for the day with the following officers elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—John Hyde; Vice Chairman—Wilton Donaldson; Secretary—Josie Hyde; Arranging Committee—Travis Keeton.

Leaders: John Hyde 61, 566; Ivalene Donaldson 39b, 81t; Flarce Creel 42, 43; Willodean Barton 63, 314, 290; Julie Poston 421, 274t; Ida Lee Starnes 30t, 426t; Lavaughn Ballinger 155, 84, 294, 45t; Latrive Bailey 571 (CB), 36b; Ashley Keeton 108t, 112, 503.

RECESS

Wilton Donaldson called the class to order leading songs on pages 75 and 56t. Leaders: Faye Donaldson 40, 138t, 225t; Edith Tate 37t, 371, 93; Larry Ballinger 28t, 45b, 73b; Josie Hyde and Harrison Creel 512 (requested by Gary Harper), 143 (requested by Mrs. Barton), 507; Glenn Keeton 178, 231, 267. Rev. Fred Green offered the blessing for the noon meal.

LUNCH

The afternoon session was called to order by John Hyde leading song on page 313 (t? b?). Leaders: Max Berueffy 124, 460, 72b, 436; Harrison Creel 317, 111b, 348b; Elene Stovall 217, 145b, 123t, 336; Travis Keeton 142, 284 (in memory of Gene Wakefield), 452; Amber Springfield 147b, 147t, 192, 299, 347 (for Willard Wright and Betty Wright); Willodean Barton 499; Ashley Keeton 475, 216; Ivalene Donaldson and Wilton Donaldson 31b; Lavaughn Ballinger 358, 384; Larry Ballinger 89; Glenn Keeton 535; Josie Hyde 224 (in memory of Ellis Ward and Rufus Mann); Faye Donaldson 430.

John Hyde and Wilton Donaldson led song on page 73t as the closing song. Lavaughn Ballinger dismissed the class with prayer.

We wish to thank the church for a warm welcome and for paying for the minutes.

Chairman—John Hyde; Vice Chairman—Wilton Donaldson; Secretary—Josie Hyde.