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Shady Grove Primitive Baptist Church

Winston County, Alabama

June 24-25, 2006

Saturday, June 24

The annual Sacred Harp singing on the fourth Sunday and Saturday before in June at Shady Grove Primitive Baptist Church was called to order by Kermit Adams leading 31b. The morning prayer was offered by Velton Chaffin.

The class was organized with the following officers elected or appointed: Chairman—Kermit Adams; Vice Chairman—Travis Keeton; Arranging Committee—Margaret Keeton; Secretary—Roma Rice.

Leaders: Kermit Adams 34t, Caleb Allred 312b, 274t; John Hyde 37b, 39b; Will Allred 87, 401; Samantha Spillers 108t, 145b; Wilton Donaldson 335, 75; Mary Holcomb, Emily Holcomb, and Christy Holcomb 30t, 31t, 32t; Doyce Bailey 143, 147t; Kenneth Fannin 318, 441; Betty Baccus 418, 134, 159; Rachael Allred 203, 410t.

RECESS

Dawson Adams called the class back to order leading 68b and 77t. Leaders: Susan Allred 399b, 112, 138b; Velton Chafin 57, 144; Billy Williams 448b, 84, 334; Brenda Merritt 33b, 137, 282; Sharon Spillers 345b, 63; Travis Keeton 129, 146.

LUNCH

Kermit Adams called the class back to order with 196. Leaders: Seth Allred 47b, 39t; Carol Fannin 81t, 319; Roma Rice 155 (for Viola Young), 97; Joan Gilbreath 59, 490; Jennifer Allred 496, 378b; Steve Adams and Nancy Faulkner 101t, 129; Cecil Wakefield 208, 480; Emily Jones 303, 82t (in memory of Raymond Fannin and Audrey Fannin); Nellie Alexander 317; Loretta Whitman and Edith Barton 45t, 124; Ryan Hale 348b, 192; Adam Hale 61, 40; Laura Hale 384, 503; James Wagner 504,128.

Kermit Adams led page 78 as the closing song. Kenneth Fannin dismissed the class with prayer.

Sunday, June 25

Kermit Adams called the class to order leading 75. The morning prayer was offered by Dawson Adams. Leaders: Kermit Adams 77t, 565; Larry Wakefield 569b, 317, 421; John Hyde 566, 313t, 73t; Dawson Adams 39t, 39b, 34t; Parnell Berry 285t, 99, 373; Travis Keeton 72b, 343, 64; Lorene Gray 65, 61, 58.

RECESS

Dawson Adams called the class back to order with 87 and 146. Leaders: Joan Gilbreath 358, 147t; Pernie Pelfrey 147b, 83t, 82t; Nellie Alexander 81t, 61.

A memorial lesson was held for the following people who passed away the past year: L. E. Hannah, Hazel Wakefield, Elsie Beasley, Otto Horton, Roy Godsey II, Annie Watts, Audrey Fannin, Teddy Creel, and Ora Lee Fannin. Roma Rice led 143 and 425 for the deceased.

LUNCH

Kermit Adams called the class back to order with 167. Leaders: Carla Morris 183, 145t, 145b; Cecil Wakefield 290, 133, 124; Margaret Keeton 276, 499; Steve Adams 99, 401; Roma Rice 452, 378t, 378b; Travis Keeton 134, 235; Parnell Berry 208; Larry Wakefield 37b; Kermit Adams 323b, 397.

After announcements were made, Kermit Adams led 288 as the closing song. Cecil Wakefield dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—Kermit Adams; Vice Chairman—Travis Keeton; Secretary—Roma Rice.