Minutes of Sacred Harp Singings

Find in all years, or only checked years:



Or, view 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 or all years.

Song use statistics are also available.


Wakefield Memorial

Mt. Vernon (King Schoolhouse), Natural Bridge, Alabama

Sunday, November 18, 2012

The 42nd session of the memorial Sacred Harp singing held at King Schoolhouse, Natural Bridge, Alabama, in memory of Ganus Wakefield, Wilford Wakefield, Clifford Wakefield, Gene Wakefield, and Cecil Wakefield was called to order by Glenn Keeton leading 59. Richard Mauldin offered the opening prayer.

The class was organized by electing or appointing the following officers to serve: Chairman—Glenn Keeton; Vice Chairman—Danny Creel; Secretary—Debbie Hall; Arranging Officer—Margaret Keeton; Chaplain—Bro. Steve Miles.

Leaders: Glenn Keeton 150; Steve Miles 234, 147t; Seth Poston 275b, 358; Wayne Horton 317, 388; Ernestine Parker 30t, 63; Logan Donaldson 59, 45t; Jeanette Tidwell 336, 438; Eugene Forbes 186, 168; Ann Jett 88t, 269; Josie Hyde 507, 43.

RECESS

Danny Creel led 37b and 196 to bring the class to order. Leaders: Ottis Sides 530, 527; Isabella Keeton, Matthew Keeton, Glenn Keeton, and Elizabeth Keeton 235, 497; Richard Mauldin 535, 503; Linda Sides 39t, 448t; Judy Caudle 389, 432; Lisa Geist 224, 304; the children of Simeon and Catherine Wakefield (Wayne, Wendell, Larry, Nadine, Clara, Julia, Faye, and Betty) 333, 339 (in memory of Hazel Wakefield); the grandchildren and great-grandchildren of Simeon and Catherine Wakefield 143.

LUNCH

The afternoon session began with Glenn Keeton leading 104. Leaders: Ken Tate 220, 565; Matthew Cook 222, 274t; Amber Davis 382, 212; Gravis Ballinger 120, 182; Larry Ballinger 183, 361; Roma Rice 93, 338; Sarah Beasley 290, 288; Lena Keeton, Wayne Horton, and Betty Baccus 146, 475; Seth Holloway 455, 236; Wendell Wakefield 108t, 145t; Gwen Cornelius 490, 480; Debbie Hall 477, 391 (in memory of Fayrene Wakefield and Helen Langston); Betty Baccus and Larry Wakefield 282 (in memory of Cecil Wakefield, 284 (in memory of Gene Wakefield); Faye Donaldson 225t; Margaret Keeton 276, 213b; Glenn Keeton 101t (for Steve Adams).

Glenn Keeton and Danny Creel led 267 as the closing song. The closing prayer was offered by Steve Miles, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Glenn Keeton; Vice Chairman—Danny Creel; Secretary—Debbie Hall