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Old Enon Church

Lynn, Alabama

April 6, 1997

The annual Sacred Harp singing at Old Enon Church was called to order by Travis Keeton leading song on page 48t. The morning prayer was led by Harrison Creel. Travis Keeton led song on page 313 (t? b?).

The class was organized with the following officers elected or appointed: Chairman—Elmer Conwill; Vice Chairman—Gene Wakefield; Secretary—Josie Hyde; Arranging Committee—Lena Wakefield.

Elmer Conwill led songs on pages 312b and 110 (in memory of Hamilton Ballinger). Leaders: Gene Wakefield 103, 102; Mae Conwill 100, 77t; Doyle Williams 29t, 142; Ila Ingle 434, 436, 143 (for Mrs. Barton); Clifford Wakefield 129 (for Billy Word), 480; Cecil Sanders 475; Chris Bell 384, 358; Larry Ballinger 123t, 119; Edith Tate 146, 157.

RECESS

The class was called to order by Doyle Williams leading song on page 85. Leaders: Josie Hyde 66, 225t; Ann Jett 141, 136; Margaret Keeton 454 (for A. C. McGough), 456; Gravis Ballinger 300, 101t; Lena Wakefield 200, 546; John Hyde 168, 73t; Pauline Childers 318, 212; Flarce Creel 389, 269.

LUNCH

The afternoon session was called to order by Elmer Conwill leading songs on pages 297 and 296. Leaders: Willodean Barton 446, 159 (for her sister); Keterina Sanders 89, 460; Harrison Creel 30t, 512; Bradley Allen 385 (t? b?); Juanita Whitman 39b, 40; Gladys Bonds 47t, 499; Faye Donaldson 371, 299; Kermit Adams 375, 28b; Cecil Wakefield 408; Kelsey Wakefield 108t, 111t; Lena Wakefield 45t (for church people), 282; Cecil Wakefield 159 (for Bernice); Larry Ballinger 303; Josie Hyde 513, 507; Willodean Barton 78, 503; Pauline Childers 497; Flarce Creel 229.

Elmer Conwill led song on page 288 for the closing song. The class was dismissed with prayer by Harrison Creel.

We thank the church for paying for the minutes.

Chairman—Elmer Conwill; Vice Chairman—Gene Wakefield; Secretary—Josie Hyde.