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Mt. Ebron Church Memorial Singing

Near Double Springs, Alabama

Sunday, November 6, 2016

The 110th session of the Mt. Ebron Memorial Sacred Harp Singing was held on the first Sunday in November. The class was called to order by Don Keeton leading 145b. He then offered the opening prayer.

The class was organized by electing the following officers: Chairman-Nicholas Thompson; Vice Chairman-Glenn Keeton; Arranging Officer- Amber Davis; Secretary-Jayne Fulmer.

Leaders: Nicholas Thompson 123t, 277; Jerry Kitchens 340, 32t; Amber Davis 391, 150; Faye Donaldson 430, 270; Richard Mauldin 36b, 35; Julie Poston 172, 290; Earl Ballinger 179, 172; Lena Keeton and Glenn Keeton 480, 88t; Mike Hankins 389, 460; Roma Rice 63, 64; Larry Ballinger 133, 207.

RECESS

The class was called back to order by Glenn Keeton leading 104. Leaders: Patsy Wakefield, Betty Baccus, and Shirley Watwood 45t; Kris Gray, Nick Balkas, and Betty Baccus 59; Glenn Keeton 294 (for Ester White); Lisa Geist 472, 273; Jayne Fulmer 454, 159 (for Bernice Wakefield); Margaret Keeton 429, 422; Bernice Wakefield 79; Richard Mauldin 43 (for Bernice Wakefield); Don Keeton 491, 373. Earl Ballinger asked a blessing before the noon meal.

LUNCH

The class resumed singing with Nicholas Thompson leading 170. Leaders: Faye Donaldson 225t, 168; Jerry Kitchens 33b; Betty Baccus 417; Earl Ballinger 403; Roma Rice 97; Glenn Keeton 507 (in memory of John and Josie Hyde); Julie Poston 275b, 410t; Lisa Geist 120 (for Gravis Ballinger); Don Keeton 278t; Margaret Keeton 365; Larry Ballinger 163b; Nellie Alexander 101t, 108b, 81t; Bernice Wakefield 337; Mike Hankins 527; Amber Davis 300 (for Gravis Ballinger); Nicholas Thompson 187 (in memory of Elsie Moon).

Nicholas Thompson led 521 as the closing song. Don Keeton offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Nicholas Thompson; Vice Chairman—Glenn Keeton; Secretary—Jayne Fulmer