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Winston County Convention

Shady Grove Primitive Baptist Church, Double Springs, Alabama

Sunday, September 22, 2013

The Winston County Convention was held at Shady Grove Primitive Baptist Church in Double Springs, Alabama, on the fourth Sunday in September. Don Keeton called the class to order by leading 32t. He then offered the morning prayer.

The class was organized with the following officers elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Kermit Adams; Vice Chairman—Don Keeton; Secretary—Roma Rice; Arranging Officer—Margaret Keeton.

Leaders: Don Keeton 59; Roma Rice 30t, 56t; Faye Donaldson 225t, 124; Seth Poston 129, 108b; Betty Horton 72b, 317; Betty Baccus 61, 168; Ottis Sides 145t, 480; Wayne Horton 282, 388; Jerry Kitchens 64, 82t; Linda Sides 76b, 270.

RECESS

Don Keeton led 45t to bring the class back together. Leaders: Richard Mauldin 446, 235; Gravis Ballinger 314, 222; Stella Pratt 155; Richard Mauldin and Stella Pratt 487; Lisa Geist 546, 472; Seth Poston 157, 421 (for Wendell Wakefield); Wendell Rinehart 445, 457; Earl Ballinger 99 (for Kermit Adams), 283, 417; Larry Ballinger 448b, 465.

LUNCH

Don Keeton brought the afternoon session to order by leading 477. Leaders: Faye Donaldson 335; Earl Ballinger 392; Sara Berry 339, 100; Loretta Whitman 146, 81t (for Nellie Alexander); Linda Sides 448t; Steve Adams and Lisa Geist 378t, 331; Betty Baccus 159 (for Bernice Wakefield); Gravis Ballinger 112; Larry Ballinger 329; Jerry Kitchens 40; Seth Poston and Richard Mauldin 358; Seth Poston 507 (for Josie Hyde); Ottis Sides 530; Richard Mauldin 43; Wendell Rinehart 31t; Lisa Geist 171; Don Keeton 324.

Don Keeton led 62 as the closing song. The closing prayer was offered by Richard Mauldin, and the class was dismissed.

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