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Shady Grove Annual Singing

Shady Grove Primitive Baptist Church, Winston County, Alabama

Sunday, January 2, 2011

The Shady Grove annual singing was held on the first Sunday in January. Kermit Adams called the class to order leading 36b.The morning prayer was offered by Earl Ballinger.

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

Leaders: Kermit Adams 31b; Travis Keeton 73t, 129; Yancy Jett 89, 108b; Ottis Sides 61, 75; Isabella Keeton, Matthew Keeton, and Glenn Keeton 108t, 30t; Wanda Capps 144, 546; Stella Pratt 111b, 163b; Emily Jones 65, 82t; Ann Jett 136, 448b; Linda Sides 448t, 32t; Lisa Geist 50b, 120; Roma Rice 490, 31t.

RECESS

Travis Keeton called the class back to order leading 475. Leaders: Earl Ballinger 224, 112; Steve Adams and Lisa Geist 331, 378t; Glenn Keeton 378b (for Leona Hayes), 146 (for Richard Mauldin), 497; Josie Hyde 297, 361; Faye Donaldson 124, 138t; Margaret Keeton 192, 276.

LUNCH

Kermit Adams called the class back to order leading 46. Leaders: Betty Baccus 183, 145b, 282; Velton Chafin 68b (for his wife, Johnnie), 44; Lisa Geist 171; Yancy Jett 440; Sara Berry 290, 325 (for Dawson & Edith Adams); Ottis Sides 530, Linda Sides 277; Earl Ballinger 350; Ann Jett, Harrison Creel, and Wanda Capps 512; Steve Adams 101t; Faye Donaldson 430; Josie Hyde 150; Roma Rice 81t (for Nellie Alexander);

Travis Keeton 203.

The following is a list of all of the names mentioned today of people who are sick: Cecil Sanders, Johnnie Chafin, Leona Haynes, Rena Humber, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence McCool, Larry Ballinger, Dawson Adams, Richard Mauldin, Nellie Alexander, and Kathryn Weaver.

Kermit Adams led 521 as the closing song. Harrison Creel offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

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