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Winston County Convention

Shady Grove Primitive Baptist Church, Double Springs, Alabama

September 22, 2002

The Winston County Sacred Harp Singing Convention was held at Shady Grove Primitive Baptist Church in Double Springs, Alabama on the fourth Sunday in September.

The class was called to order by Dawson Adams leading song on page 39t. Chris Bell offered the morning prayer.

The class organized for the day with the following officers elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Travis Keeton; Vice Chairman—John Hyde; Arranging Committee—Kermit Adams; Secretary—Roma Rice.

Leaders: Dawson Adams 39b; Travis Keeton 37t, 73t; Eron White 37b, 146; Chris Bell 168, 384; Chris Rice 81t, 203, 480; Clarence McCool 569b, 345b, 349; Wilton Donaldson 490, 225t; Cecil Wakefield 208, 209, 282; Doyce Bailey 143, 147t.


Travis Keeton called the class back to order leading song on page 82 (t? b?). Leaders: Alonzo Malone 68b, 285t; Roma Rice 90, 31t; Julie Poston 343b, 145b; L.E. Hannah 83t, 448b; Jayne Fulmer 182, 183, 454; Vernice Phillips 318, 460; David Robertson 45t; Don Robertson 100, 101t, 426b; Emily Jones 74t, 288.


Travis Keeton called the class back to order for the afternoon session leading song on page 388. Leaders: John Hyde 124, 544; Larry Ballinger 26, 27, 28t; Stella Pratt 63, 335, 111b; Gravis Ballinger 144, 34b, 49t; Josie Hyde 43, 84, 88t; Ken Tate 401, 512, 29t; Pernie Pelfrey 28b, 31b, 30b; Margaret Keeton 129, 212, 213b; Kermit Adams 273, 99, 78; Don Robertson 215; Dawson Adams 77t; Josie Hyde 373, 76t; Albert White “Preach The Gospel”, “I Had Rather Be On The Inside Looking Out”.

Announcements were made. Travis Keeton led song on page 48t as the closing song, Cecil Wakefield offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Travis Keeton; Vice Chairman—John Hyde; Secretary—Roma Rice.