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Lamar and Pickens County Convention

Zion Church, north of Gordo, Alabama

Sunday, August 8, 2010

The 93rd session of the Lamar and Pickens County Convention was held at Zion Church, north of Gordo, Alabama, on the second Sunday in August. Amber Davis called the class to order by leading 36b. The morning prayer was offered by Richard Mauldin.

The class organized by electing or appointing the following officers: Chairman—Amber Davis; Vice Chairman—Clarence McCool; Secretary—Margaret Keeton; Arranging Committee—Wayne Baines.

Leaders: Amber Davis 82t; Danny Creel 56b, 448t; Eddie Pierce 282, 283; Margaret Keeton 276; Jackie Beard and Don Keeton 317, 390; Elene Stovall 564 (for Helen Dow), 516; Wendell Rinehart 68b, 445; Lena Keeton 225t, 475 (in memory of Billy Williams and Flarce Creel); Toney Smith 337, 336; Josie Hyde 477 (for Arley Harper); Glenn Keeton, Elizabeth Keeton, Matthew Keeton, and Isabella Keeton 300, 349 (for Clarence McCool).


The class was called back to order by Wayne Baines leading 89 and 155. Leaders: Faye Donaldson 299, 124; Richard Mauldin 147t, 147b; Lisa Geist 472, 546 (in memory of Lois Livingston); Kermit Adams 187, 67; Chris Ballinger 111b, 120; Earl Ballinger 213t, 212; Larry Ballinger 398, 540; Steve Adams and Lisa Geist 331, 378t; Paula Springfield and Amber Davis 73t (in memory of supporters of this singing), 290 (in memory of Murry Livingston.


The afternoon session began with Amber Davis leading 440. Leaders: Eddie Pierce 428; Danny Creel 385t; Richard Mauldin 503; Don Keeton 270; Travis Keeton 410t, 421, 480; Lena Keeton and Isabella Keeton 146; Glenn Keeton 150; Paula Springfield and Claire Davis 389; Wendell Rinehart 72b; Beth Ballinger 441, 222, 186; Faye Donaldson 138t; Chris Ballinger 178; Larry Ballinger 304; Earl Ballinger 395; Lisa Geist 224; Elene Stovall 534; Steve Adams 309; Kermit Adams 297; Josie Hyde 151; Wayne Baines 59.

Amber Davis led 62 as the closing song. The closing prayer was offered by Danny Creel, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Amber Davis; Vice Chairman—Clarence McCool; Secretary—Margaret Keeton