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Reid Memorial

County Line Church, Corner, Alabama

Sunday, October 18, 2009

The 90th session of the Reid Memorial Sacred Harp singing was called to order at 9:30 a.m. by Harrison Creel leading 30b. The opening prayer was offered by Henry Guthery. Kathy Robinson led 48t for Kathleen Robbins, who was unable to attend.

Permanent Officers: Chairman—Harrison Creel; Vice Chairperson—Kathleen Robbins; Arranging Committee—Cindy Tanner; Secretary—Lucy Heidorn.

Leaders: Emily Creel 434, 475; Travis Keeton 392, 348b; Lomax Ballinger 129, 144; Tim Cook 52b, 312b; Carolyn Thompson 165, 349; Billy Thompson 176t; Richard Mauldin 35, 36b; Joyce Walton 205.

RECESS

The class was called to order by Cassie Allen leading 82t and 84 (in memory of Hadyn Creel). Leaders: Lisa Geist 327, 528; Buell Cobb 105, 177; Joan Aldridge 166, 217; Gravis Ballinger 215, 168; Willodean Barton 416; Ken Tate 294, 269; Henry Guthery 543, 534; Amber Davis 187, 380 (for Paula Springfield); Jerry Ryan 490, 274t.

RECESS

The class was called to order by Ken Tate leading 275b. Leaders: Cheyenne Ivey 77b; B. M Smith 556, 350; Ann Chalker 146, 235; Yancey Jett and Julianna Jett 89, 108b, 410t; Angela Myers 569 (t? b?), 192; Charles Creel 216, 80t; Harrison Creel 111b. The blessing for the noon meal was offered by Charles Creel.

LUNCH

The class was called to order by Kathy Robinson leading 142. Jackie Tanner led 222. Lucy Heidorn gave a brief history of the Reid Memorial, recognized members of the Reid family, and led 460.

Leaders: Ann Jett and Julianna Jett 47b, 399b; David Ivey 304 (in memory of Marie Aldridge), 532 (in memory of Edith Tate); Elene Stovall 470; Elene Stovall and David Ivey 384 (for Coy Ivey); Judy Caudle 183, 345b (for Bud Oliver); Dennis George 224, 440; Owen Grooms and Madelaine Wadley 178, 340; Jim Carnes 270, 436; Rodney Ivey 521, 432; Hannah Tate 454, 542; Larry Ballinger 430, 428; Max Berueffy and Karin Covi 566, 306; SuNell Ellis 117, 388; Wanda Capps 200, 546 (for Kathleen Robbins); Eugene Forbes 328, 55; Lucy Heidorn, David Heidorn, and Jerry Ryan 143 (for Charlotte McCarn); Edie Richardson and Ken Tate 159; Cindy Tanner and Cassie Allen 358 (for Jean Reid Downey); Cindy Tanner 498, 198; Harrison Creel 342 (by request); Charles Creel 131b.

After announcements, Harrison Creel led 46 as the closing song, and Charles Creel offered the closing prayer. The class was dismissed.

Chairman—Harrison Creel; Vice Chairperson—Kathleen Robbins; Secretary—Lucy Heidorn