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Kentucky State Sacred Harp Singing

Pisgah Presbyterian Church, Versailles, Kentucky

Saturday, May 10, 2003

The twenty-second session of the Kentucky State Sacred Harp Singing, held at Pisgah Presbyterian Church, was called to order at 9:10 a.m. with Keith MacAdam leading 58.

Leaders: Charles Coulston 59; Bob Sears 147t; Glenn Fulbright 73b; Rob Coulston 117; Phil Cullum 147b; Bob French 133; Mary Brinkman 128; Keith MacAdam 268; Charles Coulston 551; Keith Macadam 38b (for Jim Thobaben); Bob Sears 47b; Glenn Fulbright 474; Bob Meek 178; Rob Coulston 497; Don Waggener 16 (SoH); Phil Cullum 45t; Bob French 46; Keith MacAdam 180.


The singing resumed with Keith MacAdam leading 155. Leaders: Mary Brinkman 313b; Charles Coulston 66 (for Raphael Finkel who could not attend); Keith Macadam 312b (for Jim Thobaben); Bob Sears 523; Glenn Fulbright 127; Rob Coulston 496; Don Waggener 338; Bob Meek 324t (SoH); Phil Cullum 159; Don Waggener 11 (SoH) (for Pat Waggener).

The memorial lesson was held with Robert Coulston leading 236 in memory of his grandmother, Betty Coulston, a native of Indiana, who died in July of 2002. Bob Meek spoke of his mother, Myrtle H. Meek, who passed away earlier in the spring at the age of 86. She was born and is buried in Vine Grove, Kentucky. Bob Meek also spoke of Roberta Grimes, originally from Tennessee, who had recently passed away, and was the mother of Mike Grimes, Berea, Kentucky. Bob Meek then led 302 (SoH) in memory of his mother, Myrtle Meek, and Roberta Grimes. The memorial lesson was closed.

Keith MacAdam led song on page 49t as grace before lunch.


The class was re-convened for the afternoon session by Michelle Cull leading 269 and 455. Leaders: Mary Brinkman 107; Brenda Waters 68b; Charles Coulston 344; Keith MacAdam 186 (for Bob Sears); Glenn Fulbright 143 (SoH); Rob Coulston 63; Don Waggener 410t; Bob Meek 123 (SoH); Don Waggener 275 (SoH) (for Pat Waggener); Keith MacAdam 31t; Charles Coulston 569b (for Mary Brinkman); Charles Coulston 276.


The singing resumed with Rob Coulston leading 38t. Leaders: Jim Thobaben 81t; Bob Meek 515 (for Brenda Waters) 515; Glenn Fulbright 479; Bob Meek 490; Don Waggener 39t (SoH); Bob French 481; Keith MacAdam 183; Mary Brinkman 146; Brenda Waters 40; Bob Meek 25b (SoH); Don Waggener 83 (SoH); Keith MacAdam 322 (SoH).

Announcements were made. Jim Thobaben led 267 as the closing song, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Charles Coulston; Secretary—Mary Brinkman.