Minutes of Sacred Harp Singings

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Pine Tucky Church

Winston County, Alabama

June 7, 1998

The eighty-sixth session of the annual Sacred Harp singing held at Pine Tucky Church was called to order by Gene Wakefield leading song on page 48t. The morning prayer was led by A.C. McGough.

The class organized for the day by retaining the following officers: Chairman—Gene Wakefield; Vice Chairman—John Hyde; Secretary—Josie Hyde; Arranging Committee—Travis Keeton.

Gene Wakefield led songs on pages 56t and 57. Leaders: Gladys Bonds 31b, 32t, 77t (in memory of Hattie Berry who died on this date in 1988); A.C. McGough 111b, 290 (in memory of Fletcher Sims), 30t; Cecil Sanders 123t; Mae Conwill 89, 270, 133; Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Waid 274t, 512 (in memory of her dad, Elmer Kitchens), 499 (in memory of his dad, mother, and daughter who died recently), 421.


The class was called back to order by John Hyde leading songs on pages 61 and 39t for Silas Curtis who is 98 years young. Leaders: Willodean Barton 44, 418, 314; Ivalene Donaldson 108t, 81t; Pernie Pelfrey “Jesus Died For Me”, 74b, 312b; Beatrice Brewer 137, 100; Margaret Keeton 97, 129; Ila Ingle 63, 145t, 388; Roma Rice 49b, 166, 34t; Faye Donaldson 101t, 111t.


The afternoon session was called to order by Gene Wakefield leading song on page 102. Leaders: Ada Godsey 301; Julie Postum 58; Cecil Wakefield 282, 408, 159; Travis Keeton 98, 73t, 146, 75; Elmer Conwill 34b, 42, 33b; Josie Hyde 288, 80b; Willodean Barton 119; Kelsey Wakefield 133, 111t; Ila Ingle 335; Faye Donaldson 124; John Hyde 297; A.C. McGough 225t; Gladys Bonds 147 (t? b?); Beatrice Brewer 176b.

Gene Wakefield and John Hyde led song on page 480 as the closing song. The class was dismissed with prayer by A.C. McGough.

Chairman—Gene Wakefield; Vice Chairman—John Hyde; Secretary—Josie Hyde.