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Wakefield Memorial
(Ganus, Wilford, Clifford, and Gene)

Mt. Vernon (King School House), Natural Bridge, Alabama

Sunday, November 19, 2006

The thirty-sixth session of the Wakefield Memorial Sacred Harp singing was called to order by Travis Keeton leading 73t. The morning prayer was led by Richard Mauldin.

The class organized for the day by retaining and appointing the following officers: Chairman—Travis Keeton; Vice Chairman—Don Roberson; Secretary—Josie Hyde: Arranging Committee—Faye Donaldson.

Leaders: Travis Keeton 75; Don Roberson 340, 391; Richard Mauldin 378t (for his dad, Dick Mauldin who was unable to attend.), 124 (in memory of John Hyde and Teddy Creel); Stella Pratt 235, 40; Wilton Donaldson 145b, 426t (in memory of Ganus Wakefield and Hazel Wakefield); Butch White 37b, 344; Henry Guthery 291, 151; Roma Rice 93, 390; Lisa Geist 272, 273; Gary Smith 73b, 565; Beth O’Dell 200, 560.


The class was called back to order by Travis Keeton leading 418. Leaders: Willodean Barton 282, 270; Harrison Creel 498, 512; Larry Ballinger 50b, 293; Bridgett Hill 189 (for Daphene Causey), 297; Amber Davis 324 (in memory of Hazel Wakefield), 142; Max Berueffy 271 (t? b?), 197; Kermit Adams 196, 99; Wayne Wakefield, Wendell Wakefield, Larry Wakefield, Nadine Willis, Clara Stults, Julie Poston, Helen Langston, Faye Donaldson, Betty Baccus, Debra Hall, Cathy Bohannon 333, 168 (in memory of their parents and grandparents, S.L. Wakefield and Catherine Wakefield), 339 (in memory of Hazel Wakefield); Glenn Keeton 163b, 178.


The afternoon session was called to order by Travis Keeton leading 179. Leaders: Margaret Keeton 410t, 213t; Sarah Smith 354b; Ashley Cook 45t, 358; Chuck Beasley 457, 111b; Matthew Cook 294, 388; Elizabeth Keeton 29 (t? b?), 497; Earl Ballinger 283; Gravis Ballinger 36b; Betty Baccus and Alpha Mobley 111t, 421; Mike Hall and Debra Hall 426b; Josie Hyde 507; Helen Langston 318, 138 (t? b?) (in memory of S.L. Wakefield); Larry Wakefield 317, 569b; Vonda Barton 46, 309; Faye Donaldson 430.

Travis Keeton and Don Roberson led 146 as the closing song. Harrison Creel offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Travis Keeton; Vice Chairman—Don Roberson; Secretary—Josie Hyde.