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Old Enon Church

Lynn, Alabama

April 6, 2003

The annual Sacred Harp singing held at Old Enon Church on the first Sunday in April was called to order by Wilton Donaldson leading 32t and 39b. Harrison Creel offered the morning prayer. Wilton Donaldson led 30t.

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

Leaders: Lisa Geist 120, 546; Willodean Barton 416, 480; Flarce Creel 475, 389 (in memory of Vernice and Essie Calvert); Ivalene Donaldson 270; Ashley Keeton 389, 168; Harrison Creel 335, 348b; Margaret Keeton 192, 276; Ida Lee Starnes 37b, 378b; Gravis Ballinger 142, 100, 225t; Faye Donaldson 430, 40, 299.

RECESS

Travis Keeton called the class back to order leading 277, 482, and 203. Leaders: Edith Tate 73t, 75, 532; Glenn Keeton 313b, 348t, 294 (requested by the church members); Larry Ballinger 358 (for Lavaughn Ballinger), 331 (for Earl Ballinger), 401 (for Gravis Ballinger); Ken Tate 328, 155, 436; Josie Hyde 43, 77b, 88t, 45t (requested by Mr. Manasco).

LUNCH

Wilton Donaldson brought the afternoon session to order with 490. Leaders: Latrive Bailey 517 (WB), 36b, 460; Lisa Geist 222, 318; Willodean Barton 391, 498; Ashley Keeton 215, 216; Kermit Adams 212, 240; Margaret Keeton 59; John Hyde 297, 566, 63; Josie Hyde 236 (requested by Latrive Bailey); Ivalene Donaldson 204; Gravis Ballinger 220; Travis Keeton 112, 290 (in memory of Fletcher Simms); Margaret Keeton 104 (requested by John Hyde); Glenn Keeton 344 (requested by Ivalene Donaldson).

Travis Keeton and Wilton Donaldson led 48t as the closing song. Harrison Creel dismissed the class with prayer.

We thank the Church for paying for the minutes.

Chairman—Wilton Donaldson; Vice Chairman—Travis Keeton; Secretary—Josie Hyde.