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Winston County Convention

Shady Grove Primitive Baptist Church, Double Springs, Alabama

Sunday September 27, 2015

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 leading 477. The morning prayer was offered by Don Keeton.

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

Leaders: Don Keeton 101t; Loretta Whitman 111b, 147t; Mike Hankins 145b, 314; Betty Baccus 285t, 460; Jerry Kitchens 166, 274t; Gravis Ballinger 312b, 76b; Amber Davis 49b, 276; Richard Mauldin 43, 35; Lisa Geist 91, 472; Roma Rice 503, 544; Willodean Barton 145t, 155.

RECESS

Don Keeton called the class back to order by leading 270. Leaders: Earl Ballinger 80b, 176b; Larry Ballinger 540, 133; Bonnie Baldwin 294, 57, 487; the class sang 45t, 406, 297, 309; Steve Adams and Lisa Geist 99, 331; Jerome McVay 496; Faye Donaldson 168, 225t.

LUNCH

Don Keeton called the class to order by leading 498. Leaders: Earl Ballinger 208; Jerry Kitchens 480; Faye Donaldson 430; Amber Davis 224; Betty Baccus and Camilla Cox 388; Loretta Whitman 143; Mike Hankins 72b; Richard Mauldin 36b; Lisa Geist 528; Roma Rice 338; Larry Ballinger and Jerome McVay 56t; the class sang 457; Richard Mauldin and Wynette Knight 358, 146 (for his sister, Ann); Earl Ballinger 354t; Lisa Geist 234 (in memory of Josie Hyde).

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

Vice Chairman—Don Keeton; Secretary—Roma Rice