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Memorial Singing - Glencoe Senior Citizen Center

Glencoe, Alabama (near Gadsden)

March 17, 1996

The annual Memorial Sacred Harp Singing was held at Glencoe Senior Citizen Center the third Sunday in March. The class was called to order by Bud Oliver leading songs on pages 59 and 32t. The morning prayer was led by Lonnie Rogers. Bud Oliver led song on page 82 (t? b?); Hershell King led song on page 235. The class organized by electing the following officers: Chairman—Bud Oliver; Vice Chairman—Hershell King; Secretary—Shelbie Sheppard; Arranging Committee—Cindy Franklin. Leaders: Bud Oliver 73t; B. J. Harris 445, 452; Lonnie Rogers 97, 225t; Margie Smith 335; Roy Nelson 148, 434; Martha Woodard 428, 303; Larmar Smith 76b; Cassie Franklin 216, 312b; B. M. Smith 276, 318.

RECESS

Cindy Franklin called the clas back together by leading song on page 298. Leaders: Loyd Ivey 283, 282; Lydia Baswell 192; Dewayne Wootten 36b, 37b; Linda Thomas 201; Buddy Tindell 426t; Rhoda Norris 498; Everette Denney 405, 34b; Norma Latham 565; Thurman Nall 285t; Eloise Wootten 299.

RECESS

Bud Oliver called the class to order by leading song on page 30t. Leaders: Bill Green 284; Lawrence Underwood and Lula Underwood 300, 189; Pauline Childers 224, 384; Carmon Brothers “That Beautiful Land”, 112; Cecil Gilliland 345t, 275b; Daphene Causey 136, 140; Cindy Franklin 143.

LUNCH

Bud Oliver called the class back together leading song on page 270. Leaders: Virgil Phillips 475, 137; Henry Johnson 63b; Evelyn Harris 47t, 63; Coy Ivey 120 (in memory of his mother, Helen Ivey Cordell), 171; Wanda Capps 546, 454; Velton Chaffin 273; Pearl Guier 45t; Jewel Wootten and Freeman Wootten 43; Flarce Creel 389, 56t; Marlon Wootten 441, 448b; Pam Nunn 365, 200; Edith Tate 98; Jimmie Denney 101t, 313t; Rene Greene 528, 269.

RECESS

Hershell King called the class to order leading song on page 204. Leaders: Milton Oliver 217, 222; Ann Jett 42, 77t; Shane Wootten 47b, 155; Leola Smith 187, 176b; Jeff Sheppard 113, 380; Susan Green 64, 474; Shelbie Sheppard 368, 38b; S. T. Reed 379; Ruby Phillips 39b; Jeff Sheppard 456. Bud Oliver and Hershell King led song on page 146 for the closing song, and the class was dismissed with prayer by Lamar Smith.

Chairman—Bud Oliver; Vice Chairman—Hershell King; Secretary—Shelbie Sheppard