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Little Vine Primitive Baptist Church

Empire, Walker County, Alabama

Sunday, June 21, 2009

The annual Sacred Harp singing was held at Little Vine Primitive Baptist Church on the third Sunday in June. Danny Creel welcomed everyone and led 72b. Delone Cobbs offered the morning prayer.

A business session was held with the following officers elected to serve: Chairman—Danny Creel; Vice Chairman—Harrison Creel; Secretary—Emily Creel; Arranging Committee—Wendy Boggan.

Leaders: Danny Creel 56b; Wade Kotter 480, 135; Julianna Jett 410t, 47b; Elizabeth Stoddard 52b, 384; Roger Keys 503, 143; Ginnie Ely 564, 171; Sonya Sipe 32t, 39b; Robert Stoddard 207, 213t; Kristi Harju 383, 76b; Mark Davis 216, 530.

RECESS

Danny Creel brought the class back to order leading 222. Leaders: Ann Jett 496, 495; Owen Stoddard 504, 142; Elsie Moon 316, 392; Bea Carnathan 58, 80b; Xaris Martínez 105, 432; Delone Cobbs 49b, 565; Yancey Jett 42, 35; Kathleen Robbins 535, 434.

RECESS

Danny Creel led 472 to call the class back together. Leaders: Harrison Creel 342 (by request); Emily Creel 298, 299; Henry Guthery 517, 278t (by request); Anna Grace Sipe 274t, 77t; Bailey Jett 59, 108t.

LUNCH

Kathleen Robbins and Juanita Cobb led 268 to bring the class to order for the afternoon session. Leaders: Henry Guthery III 456, 549; Wanda Capps 540, 532; Kathy Robinson, Pam Taylor, Sherry Turner, Cindy Adams, and Wendy Boggan 480, 30t; Kathy Robinson 546, 442; Marlin Beasley 460, 336; Velton Chafin 521, 321, 494; Wade Kotter 148; Pam Taylor, Cindy Adams, and Kaci Robinson 146; Kristi Harju 270; Mark Davis 391; Ginnie Ely 349; Harrison Creel 512, 498; Yancey Jett and Julianna Jett 89; Ann Jett and Bailey Jett 108b; Sylvia Childers 100; Velton Chafin 309 (by request); Harrison Creel 111b (by request).

Announcements were made. Danny Creel led 56t as the closing song. Marlin Beasley offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Danny Creel; Vice Chairman—Harrison Creel; Secretary—Emily Creel