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Shady Grove (Keeton Cemetery)

Walker County, Alabama

Sunday, May 2, 2004

The thirty fourth session of the annual Sacred Harp singing held at Shady Grove (Keeton Cemetery) on the first Sunday in May was called to order by Vice Chairman Max Berueffy leading 32t. The morning prayer was offered by Glenn Keeton.

Leaders: Max Berueffy 49b; Glenn Keeton 467, 274t; Josie Hyde 116, 99; Willodean Barton 100; Ila Ingle 87, 61; Elisabeth Keeton 34b, 354t; Vernice Phillips 40, 143; Chug Beasley 235, 457; Ivalene Donaldson 81t, 138b; John Hyde 73t, 297; Cecil Wakefield 282, 206; Ashley Keeton 222, 299; Margaret Keeton 499 (for her mother, who is in the nursing home), 78 (for Kermit Adams, who is in the hospital).

RECESS

Travis Keeton called the class back to order with 179 and 343. Leaders: Joshua Keeton 30t, 108 (t? b?); Lisa Geist 171, 386; Wilton Donaldson 317, 348b; Edith Tate 389; Winell Sanders 111b; Leon Ballinger 203, 137; Roma Rice 402, 403; Clarence McCool 45t (in honor of Booty Sanders), 349; Elene Stovall 440, 209; Faye Donaldson 270, 430.

LUNCH

The afternoon session was called to order by Max Berueffy leading 121 and 309. Leaders: David Ivey 79, 564; Larry Ballinger 98, 119; Lena Keeton, Glenn Keeton, Gwenn Corneilus, and Arnie Keeton 143, 480, 546; Gravis Ballinger 112, 220; L.H. Gilmore and Estelle Gilmore 175 (in memory of Bruce Randolph), 34t; Alene Woodley 399 (t? b?); Donald Gilmore and Hazel Gilmore 47b, 475; Latrive Bailey 460, 318; Willodean Barton 454; Clarence McCool 535; Leon Ballinger 120; Joshua Keeton 408; Max Berueffy 214; Cecil Wakefield 339; Latrive Bailey 517; David Ivey 90; Ashley Keeton and Chrystal Corneilus 30t, 504; Elene Stovall 527; David Ivey 532 (requested by Edith Tate).

Travis Keeton and Max Berueffy led 48t as the closing song. Donald Gilmore offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Travis Keeton; Vice Chairman—Max Berueffy; Secretary—Josie Hyde.