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Pine Grove Singing

Lookout Mountain, near Collinsville, Alabama

Sunday, April 15, 2007

The annual singing at Pine Grove Church was held on the third Sunday in April. The class was called to order at 9:30 a.m. by Bud Oliver leading 32t. Henry Johnson offered the morning prayer.

The following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Bud Oliver; Vice Chairman—S.T. Reed; Secretary—Judy Caudle.

Leaders: Bud Oliver 82t; S.T. Reed 106; Robert Walker 565, 99; Jerry Creason 147t, 313b; Judy Caudle 313t; Joan Aldridge 77b, 540; Melissa Mease 282, 455; Liz Meitzler 55, 512.


The class was brought back to order by Bud Oliver leading 30t. Leaders: Henry Johnson 205; Boyd Scott 358; Ken Tate and Hannah Tate 124; Virginia Eldridge and Katherine Eldridge 274t; Wilton Donaldson 145b; Rachel Allred 142; Bob Meek 441; James Eldridge 196; Milton Oliver, Scot Oliver, Alana Blanks, and Eric Blanks 314; Adrian Eldridge 480; Julianna Jett 59; Betty Wright 424; Hayden Wootten, Jared Wootten, and Jamey Wootten 171; Scott Ivey 442.


Rodney Ivey brought the class together leading 101t. Leaders: Paula Oliver and Arleigh Beard 354b; Cheyenne Ivey and Jessica Ivey 76b; Brianna Meek 148; Elene Stovall 293; Drew Smith 328; Joyce Walton 522; Eloise Wootten 318; Marlin Beasley 460; Aaron Wootten 176b; Kyle Blakeley 189; Rebecca Eldridge 436; Hobert Ivey 426t; Carolyn Thompson 300; Jerry Enright 77t; Jarrod George 277; Emily Creel 546. Prayer was offered by Wayne Reed for the noon meal.


The afternoon session began with Bud Oliver leading 73t. Leaders: David Ivey and Karen Ivey 403 (for Milton Oliver); Marty Wootten 340; Dennis George 528; Ed Thacker 234; Loretta Smith 348b; Karen Freund 215; Harrison Creel 530; Margaret Keeton 97; Terry Wootten and Linda Thomas 472; Danny Creel 349; Amanda Denson and Shane Wootten 376; Scot Oliver and Bryant 496; Seth Allred 56b; Wanda Capps 203, Dewayne Wootten and Levon Wootten 35; Cindy Tanner 498; Jennifer Allred 411; Tom George 155; Bridgett Hill 396; Cassie Allen 432; Loyd Ivey 306; Max Berueffy 532; Ann Sibole and Jerry Creason 503; Marlon Wootten 283; Nate Green and Norma Green 270; Coy Ivey 384; Lorrie Wootten and Donna Wootten 56t; Rodney Ivey 30b (for Jewel Wootten); Brianna Meek, James Eldridge, Rebecca Eldridge, and Katherine Eldridge 163b.

Announcements were made. Bud Oliver and S.T. Reed led 46 as the closing song. Danny Creel offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Bud Oliver; Vice Chairman—S.T. Reed; Secretary—Judy Caudle