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Cornelius Benjamin Keeton Memorial

Shady Grove (Keeton Cemetery) Walker County, Alabama

Sunday, September 21, 2008

The 37th annual singing at Shady Grove (Keeton Cemetery) on the third Sunday in September was called to order by Glenn Keeton leading 65 and 64. The morning prayer was offered by Richard Mauldin. Glenn Keeton extended a warm welcome to everyone.

A business session was held with the following officers elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Joshua Keeton; Vice Chairman—Travis Keeton; Secretary—Lena Keeton; Arranging Committee—Glenn Keeton.

Leaders: Joshua Keeton 30t, 108t; Lena Keeton 176b (in memory of Bruce Randolph), 475 (in memory of Flarce Creel); Travis Keeton 275t (in memory of Bruce Randolph), 480; Stella Pratt 318, 61; Wanda Capps 36b, 146; Don Robertson 216, 217; Josie Hyde 103, 513; Leona Haynes 421, 404; Kermit Adams 426t, 192; Anne Chalker 147t, 235.

RECESS

Travis Keeton called the class to order by leading 75. Leaders: Gravis Ballinger 182, 410t; Bea Carnathan 365 (in memory of Amanda Denson), 472; Don Keeton 112, 454; Roma Rice 321, 149; Richard Mauldin 551, 446; Margaret Keeton 301, 572 (in memory of Ora Lee Fannin), 499 (by request); James S. Wagner 186, 455; Leonard Keeton, Nell Keeton Sorsby, ArIon Keeton, Lena Keeton, Don Keeton, Glenn Keeton, Gwen Keeton Cornelius, Pam Keeton Cooper, Terry Keeton, Bridgett Keeton, Mike Sloman, and Joshua Keeton (all descendants of Archibald Keeton) 285t, 571 (CB). Henry Guthery asked the blessing before the noon meal.

LUNCH

Joshua Keeton called the class to order by leading 82t. Leaders: Willodean Barton 418; Danny Creel 271t, 234; James M. Wagner 490, 496; Emily Creel 362, 179; Henry Guthery 527, 549; Larry Ballinger 158, 360; Elizabeth Keeton and Emily Creel 481, 63; Henry Guthery III 58, 340; Marlin Beasley 129, 137; Harrison Creel 512, 111b; Lisa Geist 222, 304; Steve Adams 309, 401; Velton Chafin 488; Glenn Keeton 47b (in memory of his aunt, Jimmie Keeton).

Following announcements, Joshua Keeton and Travis Keeton led 62 as the closing song. The closing prayer was offered by Harrison Creel, and the class was dismissed.

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