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Shady Grove Primitive Baptist Church

Double Springs, Winston County, Alabama

Saturday June 21, 2014

The annual Sacred Harp singing held on Saturday before the fourth Sunday in June at Shady Grove Primitive Baptist Church, Double Springs, Alabama, was called to order by Don Keeton leading 46. 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—Kermit Adams; Arranging Officer—Margaret Keeton; Secretary—Roma Rice.

Leaders: Don Keeton 61, 335; Loretta Whitman 48t (in memory of Ronnie Whitman), 111t, 301; Roma Rice 49b, 225t, 34t; Betty Baccus and Camilla Cox 45t, 445, 100; Kermit Adams 235, 288.


Don Keeton brought the class to order by leading 145b. Leaders: Betty Claborn 358, 294; Butch White 34b, 30b, 503; Carla Trapp 143, 145t, 144; Rebecca Over 490, 480, 290.

The memorial lesson was conducted by Roma Rice and Don Keeton. Roma Rice read the following list of names of the sick: Dawson Adams, Edith Adams, Johnnie Chafin, Ozella Blackmon, and Amber Davis. She then read the following list of names of the deceased: Nadine Wakefield Willis, Wendell Wakefield, Joan Gilbreath, and Josie Hyde. Don Keeton led 89 and 571 (CB) (in memory of Nadine Wakefield Willis and Wendell Wakefield). Carla Trapp led 59 (in memory of Joan Gilbreath). Don Keeton closed the memorial session with prayer.


Don Keeton called the class back to order by leading 549. Leaders: Carol Fannin 496, 399b, 72b; Mary Holcombe 147t, 147b, 84; Adam Hale 38b, 47b, 565; Kenneth Fannin 452, 176b, 405; Susan Allred 87, 112, 378b; Aubrey Fannin 64, 122, 99; Sara Berry 282, 146, 388; Christy Holcombe 67; Betty Wakefield Baccus and Betty Watts Baccus 457; Deresa Long and J.W. Long 406, 340; Steve Adams and Christy Holcombe 339, 331; Don Keeton 141, 68b (for Dawson and Edith Adams and Johnnie Chafin).

Don Keeton led 72t as the closing song. Butch White offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

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