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Lamar and Pickens Counties Convention

Zion Church, North of Gordo, Alabama

Saturday, June 4, 2016

The 99th session of the Lamar County and Pickens County Sacred Harp Convention was held on Saturday before the first Sunday in June. Amber Davis welcomed everyone, and then led 36b (in memory of her grandfather, Murray Livingston). Richard Mauldin offered the morning prayer.

The class was organized by electing or appointing the following officers to serve: Chairman—Amber Davis; Secretary—Margaret Keeton; Arranging Officer—Wayne Baines.

Leaders: Amber Davis 78 (in memory of her grandmother, Lois Livingston); Eugene Forbes 155, 168; Zilpha Cornett 408, 361, 362; Jerry Kitchens 33b, 35; Earl Ballinger 172, 187; Chris McCool 127, 317; Lisa Geist 428 (in memory of Clarence McCool), 377; Henry McGuire 91, 181; Larry Ballinger 208, 209; Richard Mauldin 349 (in memory of Clarence McCool), 43 (in memory of Josie Hyde); Mark Davis 41, 273; Gravis Ballinger 384, 215.

RECESS

Amber Davis brought the class back together by leading 49b (in memory of Murray Livingston). Leaders: Glenn Keeton 344, 163b; Annie Belle Williams 68b; Wayne Baines 480, 59; Earl Ballinger 283, 217; Richard Mauldin 146; Chris Ballinger 339; Mark Davis 207, 530; Larry Ballinger 528; Gravis Ballinger 430; Eugene Forbes 203; Glenn Keeton 278t (for Toney Smith and Steve Adams); Henry McGuire 331 (for Steve Adams), 481; Chris McCool 282; Richard Mauldin 358; Lisa Geist 492, 472; Zilpha Cornett 122 (in memory of Charles Kitchens); Amber Davis 192 (in memory of Elsie Moon and for Ozella Blackmon).

Announcements were made. Amber Davis led 62 as the closing song. Richard Mauldin dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—Amber Davis; Secretary—Margaret Keeton