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Reid Memorial

Old County Line Church, Jefferson County, Alabama

Sunday, October 18, 2020

The 101st session of the Reid Memorial Sacred Harp singing was held at Old County Line Church on the third Sunday in October. The class was called to order by Danny Creel leading 48t. Ken Tate offered the opening prayer.

The following officers and committee members were previously elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Danny Creel; Honorary Vice Chairman—Kathleen Robbins; Acting Vice Chairman—Ken Tate; Honorary Secretary—Lucy Heidorn; Acting Secretary—David Heidorn; Arranging Committee—Jackie Tanner and Cindy Tanner.

Leaders: Danny Creel 222, 155 (for Lucy Heidorn); Ken Tate 37b, 86, 129; Jackie Tanner 36b, 101t; Yancey Jett 440, 172, 497; Brenda Chafin 217, 336, 434; Earl Ballinger 131b, 144, 80b; Betty Baccus 285t, 329, 418.

RECESS

Ken Tate led 114 to bring the class together. Leaders: Isaac Green 85, 567, 419; Carolyn Thompson 102, 500, 208, 535; Linda Sides 225t, 270, 106; Larry Ballinger 140 (for Hayden Arp), 224, Mercy Seat; Elene Stovall 182; Elene Stovall and Cindy Tanner 192 (for Sharon DuPriest), 436 (for Lucy Heidorn); Linda Booth 137, 220, 166; Rodney Ivey 317, 343, 512; Jennifer Lee 377, 391; Emma Hayden Calvert 76b, 460, 146; Ainslie Allen 112, 186, 299.

LUNCH

The afternoon session began with Danny Creel leading 318. Leaders: Lisa Geist 228, 528, 472; Greg Allred 452, 72b, 56t; Amber Davis 382, 298, 30b; Loretta Whitman 75, 399b; Susan Allred 183, 430, 480; Cassie Allen 72t, 73t, 454; Ann Jett 498, 269, 327; Ann Jett and Yancey Jett 141; Cindy Tanner 200; Cindy Tanner, Wanda Capps, Ann Jett, and Danny Creel 475 (in memory of Flarce Creel), 342 (in memory of Harrison Creel). Announcements were made.

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

Chairman—Danny Creel; Vice Chairman—Ken Tate; Secretary—David Heidorn