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Lacy’s Chapel

Henagar, Alabama

September 29, 1996

The annual Sacred Harp singing held at Lacy’s Chapel the first fifth Sunday after July 4th was called to order by David Ivey leading songs on pages 82t and 57 (in memory of Noah Lacy). The morning prayer was offered by Phil Summerlin. David Ivey led song on page 94. Leaders: Reba Windom 48t, 378t (for Woodie Walker, who was unable to attend); Coy Ivey 30t, 101t (in memory of Leonard Lacy); Eloise Wootten 108t, 89; Karen Ivey 40, 171; Rodney Ivey 100, 47t; Maxine Lacy 176b, 146; Richard Ivey 58, 134; Lamar Smith 76b, 343; Henry Johnson 338, 68b.

RECESS

David Ivey brought the class together leading songs on pages 179 and 86. Leaders: Loyd Ivey 176t, 97; Scott Ivey 87; Allison Ivey 84, 268; Stuart Ivey 182, 300; David Ballinger 59, 111b; S. T. Reed 144, 379; Leon Ballinger 405, 212; Bud Oliver 145b, 39b.

LUNCH

Singing resumed with David Ivey leading song on page 298. Leaders: Tony Ivey 70t, 417; Linton Ballinger 335, 339; Dorothea McCowan 456, 304; Sandy Ivey 39t; Milton Oliver 172, 217, 403; Betty Shepherd 299, 216, 101t; Stuart Ivey 384; David Ballinger 45t; Richard Ivey 306; Allison Ivey 155; Leon Ballinger 296; Karen Ivey, Richard Ivey, and Stuart Ivey 475, 532; Henry Johnson 388; Reba Windom 137, 168; Dorothea McCowan 218, 222; Stuart Ivey and David Ballinger 269; Stuart Ivey and Lamar Smith 36b. Announcements were made. David Ivey and Stuart Ivey led song on page 441 for the closing song. The class was dismissed with prayer by Loyd Ivey. The singing will be held next year on August 31, 1997.

Chairman—David Ivey; Secretary—Eloise Wootten.