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Winston County Convention

Shady Grove Primitive Baptist Church, Double Springs, Alabama

Sunday, September 25, 2016

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 101t. He offered the morning prayer.

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

Leaders: Don Keeton 335; Mike Hankins 16, 282; Ozella Blackmon 172, 222; Betty Baccus 48t, 100; Julie Poston 108t, 108b; Nellie Alexander 81t; Nicholas Thompson 436; Nicholas Thompson and Gary Glover 480; Linda Booth 489; Linda Booth and Nicholas Thompson 319; Gary Glover and Rebecca Over 114, 35; Winfred Kerr 59, 225t; Loretta Whitman 343, 406.

RECESS

Don Keeton called the class back to order by leading 143. Leaders: Rebecca Over 378t (in memory of Steve Adams), 99 (in memory of Kermit Adams); Amber Davis 276 (for Margaret Keeton), 391; Roma Rice 146, 496; Lisa Geist 572, 472; Parnell Berry 283, 306; Chris Ballinger 424, 178; Gravis Ballinger 78, 215; Larry Ballinger 224, 112; Earl Ballinger 217, 177; Susan Allred 384, 153 (in memory of Kenneth Fannin).

LUNCH

Don Keeton led 278t to bring the class together. Leaders: Susan Allred 182; Nicholas Thompson 189; Linda Booth 196; Earl Ballinger 439; Amber Davis 454 (for Willodean Barton); Mike Hankins 111t; Bernice Wakefield 159 (in memory of Cecil Wakefield); Gravis Ballinger 56t; Larry Ballinger 47t; Winfred Kerr 36b; Don Keeton 61, 141, 358; Gary Glover and Rebecca Over 312b; Roma Rice 66; Loretta Whitman 72b; Chris Ballinger 111b; Rebecca Over 56b; Lisa Geist 228.

Don Keeton led 62 as the closing song. Mike Hankins offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

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