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Mountain Home Church

Near Bear Creek, Alabama

September 13, 1998

The annual Sacred Harp singing held at Mountain Home Church on the second Sunday in September was called to order by John Hyde leading songs on pages 37b and 39b. The morning prayer was led by Doyle Williams. John Hyde led song on page 30t. Travis Keeton led songs on pages 300 and 348b.

The class organized for the day by electing to retain the following officers: Chairman—John Hyde; Vice Chairman—Travis Keeton; Secretary—Josie Hyde; Arranging Committee—Mae Conwill. John Hyde led song on page 63. Leaders: Ivalene Donaldson 73t, 81t; Hubert Hood 454, 36b, 569 (t? b?); Gene Wakefield 56t, 102, 168; Juanita Whitman 47t, 48t; Ila Ingle 498, 500, 436; Beatrice Brewer 123t, 384; Faye Donaldson 421, 270.

RECESS

The class resumed singing with Elmer Conwill leading song on page 298. Leaders: Gladys Bonds 68b, 74b, 77t; Larry Wakefield 100, 153, 339; Kermit Adams 157, 282, 428; Arnold Moore 35, 290; Clarence McCool 349, 225t, 480; Glenn Keeton 475, 284, 231; Twylia Pickard 294 (for Mr. and Mrs. Willard Pickard, her aunt and uncle), 457.

LUNCH

The afternoon session was called to order by Travis Keeton with songs on pages 335 and 269. Leaders: John Hocutt 72b, 70t; Annie Lou Price 434, 323b, 445b; Paul Frederick 322, 224, 499; Larry Ballinger 207, 206; Josie Hyde 200, 234; Margaret Keeton 187, 327; Lavaughn Ballinger 84, 40, 45t; Julietta Haynes 209, 211, 216; A.A. Malone 34t, 203, 183; Fayrene Pickard and Twylia Pickard 143, 76b, “Not Made With Hands”; Dawson Adams 328, 147t; Betty Baccus 134, 145b, 285t (in memory of Wilford Wakefield and Clifford Wakefield); Mae Conwill 78, 124; Glenn Keeton 220, 440 (request from Nell Adams).

John Hyde and Travis Keeton led song on page 146 as the closing song. The class was dismissed with prayer by Glenn Keeton.

We wish to thank Fayrene Pickard and Twylia Pickard for paying for the minutes.

Chairman—John Hyde; Vice Chairman—Travis Keeton; Secretary—Josie Hyde.