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Godsey Sisters Memorial Singing (Leona Horton, Maude Adams, Mina Adams, Delia Watts)

Shady Grove Primitive Baptist Church - Double Springs, Alabama

Sunday Night, March 16, 1997

The annual Sacred Harp singing in honor of the Godsey sisters: Leona Horton, Maude Adams, Delia Watts, and Mina Adams, was called to order by Kermit Adams leading songs on pages 31b and 426t. The evening prayer was led by Milford Watts. Kermit Adams led song on page 427b (?).

The class was organized with the following officers elected: Chairman—Kermit Adams; Secretary—Pernie Pelfrey; Arranging Committee—Odie V. Horton.

Leaders: Mae Conwill 100, 313t; Lena Wakefield 460, 490; Glenn Wakefield 108b, 109; Cecil Wakefield 61, 290; L. E. Hannah 83t, 273; Ivalene Donaldson 73t, 108t; Gladys Bonds 47t, 48t; Rose Altha Taylor 109; Dawson Adams 68b, 39b; Kelsie Wakefield 133, 159; Josie Hyde 88t, 278 (t? b?); Thiry Balentine 317b, 480; Elmer Conwill 104, 31t; Ora Lee Fannin 30b; Pernie Pelfrey 399b, 471; Travis Keeton 418, 373 (in memory of Bessie Washington); Milford Watts 387, 390, 343 (in memory of his mother, Delia Watts); Odie V. Horton 89. Kermit Adams led song song on page 28b for the closing song. The class was dismissed with prayer by Milford Watts.

Chairman—Kermit Adams; Secretary—Pernie Pelfrey.