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Shady Grove Primitive Baptist Church

Winston County, Double Springs, Alabama

Saturday, June 26, 2010

The annual Sacred Harp singing held on Saturday before the fourth Sunday in June at Shady Grove Primitive Baptist Church, Double Springs, Alabama, was called to order by Kermit Adams leading 39b. Kenny Sudduth offered the morning prayer.

The class was organized with the following officers elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Kermit Adams; Vice Chairman—Travis Keeton; Arranging Committee—Margaret Keeton; Secretary—Roma Rice.

Leaders: Kermit Adams 48t; Roma Rice 109, 358; Seth Poston 275b, 124; Mary Godsey 59, 100; Billy Williams 410t; Don Keeton 176t, 317; Stella Pratt 318, 319; Dawson Adams 68b, 77t, 75; Travis Keeton 418, 235; Kermit Adams 196.


Travis Keeton called the class back to order leading 155. Leaders: Butch White 30b, 503; Ryan Hale 159, 192; Amber Davis 391, 389; Elene Stovall 426b, 217; Bea Carnathan 496, 80b; Adam Hale 171, 47b; Lea Boral 312b, 81t; Betty Baccus 134, 329.


Kermit Adams called the class back to order leading 99. Leaders: Kenneth Fannin 452; Henry Guthery 101t, 123t; Mary Holcomb 63, 313t; Josie Hyde 280, 507; Joan Gilbreath, Edna Earl Pace, Nancy Falkner, Brenda Morris 45t; Loretta Whitman, Nellie Alexander, Edith Barton 176b, 146, 82t; Will Allred 124, 59; Emily Jones 100, 74t; Kenneth Fannin, Carol Fannin, Aubrey Fannin, Mary Holcomb, Laura Hale, Adam Hale, Ryan Hale, Susan Allred, Will Allred, and Zac Allred 565, 225t; Steve Adams and Lea Boral 378t, 331, 309; Lorene Gray, Lera Pollock, Lea Boral, Austin Boral, Emily Boral, Cloie Murray, and Zane Murray 159, 282; Betty Claborn 36b, 46; Aubrey Fannin and Kenneth Fannin 64; Susan Allred 399b, 76b.

Don Keeton asked that we remember Jerry Enright from Chicago, Illinois, who passed away this week. He was very instrumental in getting Sacred Harp singing started in the Chicago area.

Kermit Adams, Dwight Pelfrey, Gary Pelfrey, James Livingston, and Jackie Livingston led 200 and 201. Butch White offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Kermit Adams; Vice Chairman—Travis Keeton; Secretary—Roma Rice