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Pine Grove Singing

Pine Grove Church, Near Collinsville, Alabama

Sunday, April 21, 2019

The annual Sacred Harp singing was held at Pine Grove Church, near Collinsville, Alabama, on the third Sunday in April. The class was called to order by Scot Oliver leading 82t. Henry Johnson offered the opening prayer. Leaders: Rodney Ivey 415, 283 (for Ed and Margaret Thacker); Judy Caudle 310 (in memory of Glenda Hopper); Boyd Scott 358, 58; Max Bruce 59, 335; Daniel Lee 267, 303; Nate Green and Norma Green 314 (in memory of Milton Oliver), 425 (in memory of S. T Reed), 145b (in memory of Bud Oliver); Andy Ditzler 44, 386.

RECESS

Rodney Ivey led 42 to bring the class back together. Leaders: Isaac Green 56t, 422; David Smead 210, 397; Joyce Whittington 277, 99; Henry Johnson 409; Susan Cherones 48b, 300; Amber Davis 391, 192 (for Ozella Blackmon).

RECESS

Isaac Green led 213t to bring the class together. Leaders: Paula Oliver 270, 540; Nathan Rees 89, 162; Reba Windom 236; David Brodeur 451, 423; Cheyenne Ivey 322, 309; Lisa Bennett 273, 202 (for Judy Mincey and Norma Mincey); Jackie Tanner 172, 298 (in memory of Lamar Smith); Jamey Wootten 100; Ainslie Allen 196, 460; Gillian Inksetter 272, 564; Eric Blanks 480; John Stiefel and Jacob Stiefel 76b; John Stiefel 282; Marty Wootten 73t. Marty Wootten asked a blessing at the table before the noon meal.

LUNCH

The afternoon session began with Rodney Ivey and Cheyenne Ivey leading 156. Rodney Ivey led 108b in honor of the following sick and shut-ins: Wayne Reed, Mary Ruth Stiefel, Margaret Thacker, Ed Thacker, the Moore family, and Don Bowen.

Leaders: Scott Ivey 113; Scott Ivey and Jamey Wootten 31t; Alanna Blanks 551, 405; Cassie Allen 498, 400; Tanya Edmondson 454; Sarah Trumbore 35, 402; Jared Wootten 166, 472; Tom George 511, 123b (in memory of S.T. Reed); Arleigh Beard 384; Cindy Tanner 408 (for Ernestine Parker), 155; Tom George and Sarah Trumbore 430; Reba Windom 186 (in memory of Barrett Ashley), 216 (for Betty Shepherd); Judy Caudle 542; Gillian Inksetter 456; Cassie Allen and Scott Ivey 343. Announcements were made.

Rodney Ivey and Scot Oliver led 146 as the closing song. Jared Wootten offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Scot Oliver; Secretary—Judy Caudle