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Old County Line Church Singing

Near Corner, Jefferson County, Alabama

Sunday, April 10, 2022

The annual Sacred Harp singing was held at Old County Line Church on the second Sunday in April. The class was called to order by Cassie Allen leading 36b. Ken Tate offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: Cassie Allen 340 (in memory of Harrison Creel, Earnie Jett, and Bill Tanner); Yancey Jett 317; Mike Hankins 168, 527; Katlin Bailey 436, 200; Tim Gregg 108t, 108b; Louise Yeager 100, 480; Mark Davis 179, 316; Susan Allred 384, 112; Ken Tate 345b, 475 (in memory of Flarce Creel).

RECESS

Cassie Allen led 205 to bring the class back together. Leaders: Jeff James 127, 145t; Amber Davis 155, 380; Andy Ditzler 157, 181; Butch White 547, 38b; Lisa Geist 528, 492; Glenn Keeton 349, 278t; Kathy Robinson 192, 48t (in memory of Kathleen Robbins); Adrian Eldridge 58, 542; Pam Kelley 217, 171.

RECESS

The class was brought back to order by Yancey Jett leading 111b. Leaders: Greg Allred 452, 72b; Nicholas Thompson 208, 304 (both for Judy Caudle and J.L. Hopper); Hubert Nall 448t, 299; Christie Allen 432, 321; Earl Ballinger 80b; Henry McGuire 31t, 350; Chris Ballinger 512, 460; Danny Creel 59 (for E Sharon Creel McKay).

LUNCH

The afternoon session began with Cassie Allen leading 167. Leaders: David Brodeur 532, 513; Larry Ballinger 151, 97; Danny Creel 269, 485; Beth Branscome 150, 344; David Jackson 499, 37b; Hannah Tate 282 (in memory of great-grandmother, Lois) 124; Lucy Heidorn and David Heidorn 40, 146; Ann Jett 546, 327; Ainslie Allen 430, 440; Cindy Tanner, Cassie Allen, and Ainslie Allen 498, 220, 198; Wanda Capps and Emma Calvert 76b, 388; Jackie Tanner 477, 298; Ann Jett, Wanda Capps, Danny Creel, and Cindy Tanner 342 (by request); Nicholas Thompson 218 (by request); Katlin Bailey 209 (by request); Cassie Allen 441 (in memory of Lucille Tolbert), 312b (by request); Cassie Allen and Shelley Calvert 405; Danny Creel 383 (by request).

Cassie Allen and Yancey Jett led 521 as the closing song. Danny Creel dismissed the class with prayer.

Co-chairmen—Cassie Allen and Yancey Jett; Secretary—Cindy Tanner