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Shady Grove (Keeton Cemetery)

Walker County, Alabama

May 4, 1997

The annual Sacred Harp singing held at Shady Grove (Keeton Cemetery) was held the first Sunday in May, and was called to order by Travis Keeton leading song on page 68b. The morning prayer was led by A. C. McGough. Travis Keeton led song on page 73t.

The class organized by electing the following officers: Chairman—Travis Keeton; Vice Chairman—A. C. McGough; Arranging Committee—Lena Wakefield; Secretary—Margaret Keeton.

Travis Keeton led song on page 426t. Leaders: Keterina Sanders 140, 100; Hubert Hood 128, 129; Ivalene Donaldson 145b, 108t; Larry Ballinger 107, 119; Tressie Adkins 72 (t? b?), 78; Cecil Sanders 318; Mae Conwill 74b, 206; Gene Wakefield 103, 56t; Ila Ingle 112; Ila Ingle and her son, Dwight Ingle, 294; A. C. McGough 290, 111b; Earl Ballinger 144, 104.

RECESS

The class resumed singing with Travis Keeton leading song on page 127. Leaders: Margaret Keeton 276, 212 (for Bob and Ora Lee Fannin); John Hyde 75, 275b; John Hocutt 448b, 338; Gladys Bonds 47t, 44; Joshua Keeton 268, 30t; Elmer Conwill 31t, 179; Arnold Moore 35, 42; Edwin Ballinger 278b, 274t.

LUNCH

Travis Keeton brought the class back together leading song on page 343. Leaders: Loretta Whitman 272, 216; Nellie Alexander 317, 108 (t? b?); Marie Aldridge 192, 436; Kermit Adams 220, 309; Willodean Barton 176t, 391; Amanda Whitman and Ashley Keeton 45t, 146; Lucy Heidorn 36b, 99; Pamela Keeton 171, 215; Josie Hyde 300, 183; Christie Allen 475, 498; Cassandra Franklin 224, 217; Marie Guthrie 189, 434; Glenn Keeton 229, 231; Cindy Franklin 123t, 198; Eldagene Roberson 142, 203; Ann Ballard 117, 340; Roma Rice 225t, 499; Flarce Creel 299, 297; Dorothea McCowan 380, 507; L. H. Gilmore 403, 77t; Lena Wakefield and Glenn Keeton 200 (in memory of Bennie Keeton and Maude Keeton), 546.

Travis Keeton led song on page 566 as the closing song. Al Lofton dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—Travis Keeton; Vice Chairman—A. C. McGough; Secretary—Margaret Keeton.