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Friendship Primitive Baptist Church Singing

Haleyville, Alabama

Sunday, April 28, 2019

The annual Sacred Harp singing at Friendship Primitive Baptist Church was held on the fourth Sunday in April. The class was called to order by Ken Tate leading 56t. He then offered the opening prayer.

The class was organized by retaining the following officers to serve: Chairman—Ken Tate; Vice Chairman—Parnell Berry. Ann Jett was appointed as Secretary and Nicholas Thompson to arrange.

Leaders: Ken Tate 119; Nicholas Thompson 111b, 138t; Lisa Geist 546, 182; Mike Hankins 34b, 168; Yancey Jett 42, 64; Loretta Whitman 61, 343; Larry Ballinger 208 (in memory of the Donaldson’s), 84 (in memory of Lavaughn Ballinger); Danny Creel 485, 389; David Jackson 378t, 48t; Roma Rice 310 (in memory of L.E. Hannah), 496; Earl Ballinger 139, 120; Cassie Allen 72t, 177; Chris Ballinger 146, 339.

RECESS

The class was brought back together by Ken Tate leading 280. Leaders: Ann Jett 37b, 73t; Louise Yeager 480, 569b; Margaret Keeton 276, 373 (for Ozella Blackmon); Nicholas Thompson 411, 192; Parnell Berry 283, 306; Ken Tate 454, 436; Lisa Geist 528, 532, 377; David Jackson 101t, 87; Roma Rice 99, 73b; Earl Ballinger 110 (in memory of Hamilton Ballinger), 217, 294.

LUNCH

The afternoon session began with Ken Tate leading 300. Leaders: Danny Creel 170, 383, 405; Chris Ballinger 477, 178; Cassie Allen 428, 181; Larry Ballinger 220, 224; Ann Jett 498, 327; Mike Hankins 59, 527; Yancey Jett 47b, 410t, 440. Announcements were made.

Ken Tate led 30t as the closing song. The closing prayer was offered by Danny Creel, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Ken Tate; Vice Chairman—Parnell Berry; Secretary—Ann Jett