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Godsey Sisters Memorial Singing

Shady Grove Primitive Baptist Church, Double Springs, Alabama

Sunday, March 16, 2014

The Godsey Sisters Memorial Singing in honor of Leona Horton, Maude Adams, Delia Watts, and Mina Adams was called to order by Don Keeton leading 317. The morning prayer was offered by Don Keeton.

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

Leaders: Don Keeton 145t; Jerry Kitchens 75, 77t; Daniel Bearden 41, 130; Mike Hawkins 72b, 111b; Lisa Geist 171, 276; Roma Rice 490 (for Bill Wilson), 97; Glenn Keeton and Isabella Keeton 64, 235; Glenn Keeton, Lena Keeton, and Isabella Keeton 146, 30t; Amber Davis and Claire Davis 345t, 345b.


Jerry Kitchens called the class back to order by leading 112. Leaders: Willodean Barton 480, 498; Betty Baccus 147t, 511t (CB) (in memory of Pernie Pelfrey and for Joan Gilbreath); Faye Donaldson 225t, 168; Julie Poston 166, 108t (in memory of Wendell Wakefield); Larry Ballinger 109, 133; Parnell Berry 283, 373; Gravis Ballinger 270, 300; Bernice Wakefield 159, 339; Jack Pate 143, 145b; Steve Adams and Lisa Geist 378t, 333; Margaret Keeton 517, 120.


Don Keeton and Shirley Tidwell called the class back to order by leading 535. Leaders: Loretta Whitman 565, 81t; Betty Clabourn 59 (for Ronald and Joan Gilbreath), 100 (for Kermit Adams); Daniel Bearden 453; Jack Pate 282; Mike Hawkins 527; Betty Baccus 454 (in memory of Roxie Keeton); Bernice Wakefield 358; Amber Davis and Claire Davis 345t, 68b (for Dawson and Edith Adams); Steve Adams and Lisa Geist 89 (for Kermit Adams); Lisa Geist 546; Faye Donaldson 224; Gravis Ballinger 49t; Jerry Kitchens 155; Larry Ballinger 157; Glenn Keeton 178; Roma Rice 405 (for Kenneth Fannin and Odie Horton); Lena Keeton 475; Margaret Keeton 45t (for Nell Watts).

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

Chairman—Don Keeton; Vice Chairman—Jerry Kitchens; Secretary—Roma Rice