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Pine Tucky Church

Winston County, Alabama

June 4, 1995

This, the 83rd Session of the annual Sacred Harp Singing, held at Pine Tucky Church, was called to order by Elmer Conwill leading song on page 48t. The morning prayer was led by A. C. McGough. Elmer Conwill then led song on page 31b. The class organized for the day by electing and appointing the following officers: Chairman—Elmer Conwill; Vice Chairman—Travis Keeton; Secretary—Josie Hyde; Arranging Committee—John Hyde. Travis Keeton led songs on pages 146, 39b, and 39t for Silas Curtis. Leaders called were: Arnold Moore 36b, 37b; Tressie Adkins 81 (t? b?), 78, 217; Keterina Sanders 73t, 389, 317; A. C. McGough 30t, 30b, 382; Hubert Hood 49b, 159, 569b; Lola Roberson 475, 222.

RECESS

John Hyde called the class back leading songs on pages 111b, 75, and 61. Leaders were: Mae Conwill 59, 100, 172; Cecil Sanders 112, 460, and 566 for Silas Curtis; Gladys Bonds 32t, 44; Gene Wakefield 64, 164, 168, and 338 for Silas Curtis; Ada Godsey 34t, 499, 301.

LUNCH

The afternoon session of this singing was called to order by Travis Keeton directing songs from pages 275b and 288. Leaders called were: Milford Watts 369, 404, 131t; Pernie Pelfrey 147b, 147t, 399 (t? b?), 396; Margaret Keeton 144, 402, 327; B. B. Mattox 406, 186, 101t; Elsie Beasley 336, 171, 432, 512; Josie Hyde 155, 137, 189; Marvin Waid 47b, 77t; Rose Altha Taylor 47t, 426t, 108t; Elmer Conwill 430, 286; Milford Watts 348b; Lola Roberson 297; Elmer Conwill, John Hyde, and Travis Keeton led 69t for the closing song. The closing prayer was led by Marvin Waid.

Chairman—Elmer Conwill; Vice Chairman—Travis Keeton; Secretary—Josie Hyde.