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Macedonia Primitive Baptist Church

Section, Alabama

Sunday, June 17, 2012

The annual Sacred Harp singing held at Macedonia Primitive Baptist Church, Section, Alabama, on the third Sunday in June was called to order by Dennis George leading 87 and 111t. The morning prayer was offered by Bro. Haynes.

The following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Dennis George; Vice Chairman—Tom George; Secretary—Judy Caudle.

Leaders: Tom George 82t, 141; Susan Cherones 40, 74b; Sandra Jordan 452; Loretta Smith 39t; Rachel Rudi 144, 138t; Joan Aldridge 275b, 276; Amy Smith 145b; Claudene Townson and Larry Wootten 29t, 176b; Boyd Scott 59, 127; Mary Ruth Stiefel 133, 132; Angela Myers 121, 56b; Henry Johnson 70b, 375.

RECESS

Dennis George led 135 to bring the class back to order. Leaders: Emma Rose Brown 81t, 61; Tom George and Tonia 155, 63; Judy Caudle 277, 345b; Blake Sisemore 100, 371; Rodney Ivey 490 (by request), 492; Jeanette Dollar 101t, 358; David Ivey 101b, 131t; Verlon Stiefel 288; Susan Cherones 107, 481; Loretta Smith 348b, 317; Rachel Rudi 201.

The blessing before the noon meal was offered by Bro. Haynes.

LUNCH

The afternoon session began with Dennis George leading 388. Leaders: Loyd Ivey 337, 89; Emma Rose Brown 432; Angela Myers 540; Joan Aldridge 521; Blake Sisemore 383; Shane Wootten 421, 400; David Ivey 462; Eloise Wootten 460, 441; Mary Ruth Stiefel 234; Rodney Ivey 518 (CB) (for his aunt); Donna Wootten 512; Syble Adams 99; Henry Johnson 425; Judy Caudle 411; Amy Smith 274t; Boyd Scott 68b; Daniel Wooten 49b; Verlon Stiefel 321; Nate Green and Norma Green 164, 113; Charles Stiefel and Jeanette Dollar 285t, 572 (CB); Karen Ivey 456; Robert Harper 59.

Following announcements, Dennis George and Bro. Haynes led 30b as the closing song. Henry Johnson offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Dennis George; Vice Chairman—Tom George; Secretary—Judy Caudle