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Shady Grove (Keeton Cemetery)

Walker County, Alabama

Sunday, May 6, 2007

The 37th session of the annual Sacred Harp singing held at Shady Grove (Keeton Cemetery) the first Sunday in May was called to order by Travis Keeton leading 73t. The morning prayer was offered by Richard Mauldin.

The class was organized with the following officers elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Travis Keeton; Vice Chairman—Glenn Keeton; Arranging Committee—Lisa Geist; Secretary—Lena Keeton.

Leaders: Travis Keeton 340; Glenn Keeton 300, 460; Leon Ballinger 217, 110; Leona Haynes 146, 196; Butch White 171, 503; Wilton Donaldson 100, 75; Ila Ingle 530, 436; Stella Pratt 282, 61; Sarah Smith 406, 274t; Clarence McCool 480, 490; Josie Hyde 477, 434; Gravis Ballinger 384, 78.

RECESS

Glenn Keeton called the class back to order leading 343. Leaders: Roma Rice 90, 482; Kermit Adams 212, 215; Elsie Moon 283, 167; Earl Ballinger 338, 329; Tim Gilmore 546, 542; Gary Smith 66, 565; Don Robertson 203, 197; Richard Mauldin and Dick Mauldin 358; Richard Mauldin 84; Cora Sweatt 47b, 49b.

LUNCH

Travis Keeton led 208 to bring the afternoon session to order. Leaders: Wanda Capps 142; Beth O’Dell 186; Freddie Briggs 388; Ken Tate 389; Steve Adams and Lisa Geist 101t, 309; Larry Ballinger 151; Harrison Creel 498; Becky Briggs 408, 318; Elizabeth Keeton and Glenn Keeton 445, 108t; Elene Stovall 182; Elene Stovall and Amanda Denson 189; Amanda Denson, Elene Stovall, and Max Berueffy 198; Amanda Denson and Max Berueffy 195; Max Berueffy 513; Amelia O’Dell and Beth O’Dell 222; Hannah Tate and Ken Tate 124; Margaret Keeton 511; Gwen Cornelius, Glenn Keeton, and Lena Keeton 143, 457; Lena Keeton and Lisa Geist 120; Lisa Geist 327; Jimmie Gilmore 383, 276; Arthur Gilmore 82t, 145b.

Following announcements, Travis Keeton and Glenn Keeton led 475 as the closing song. Earl Ballinger offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Travis Keeton; Vice Chairman—Glenn Keeton; Secretary—Lena Keeton