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Wakefield Memorial
(Ganus, Wilford, and Clifford)

Mt. Vernon (King School House), Natural Bridge, Alabama

November 22, 1998

The twenty-eighth session of the Wakefield Memorial Sacred Harp Singing was called to order by Eugene Wakefield leading song on page 45t. The morning prayer was led by Cecil Wakefield. Eugene Wakefield led song on page 40.

The class organized and the following officers were elected or appointed: Chairman—Eugene Wakefield; Vice Chairman—Travis Keeton; Secretary—Josie Hyde; Arranging Committee—John Hyde.

Leaders: Eugene Wakefield 100; Jayne Fulmer 319, 64; Faye Donaldson 421, 30t; Christie Allen 138b, 57; L.E. Hannah 56t, 310; Mae Conwill 314, 206; Ivalene Donaldson 288, 317; Debbie Wakefield 426t, 426b; Kermit Adams 430, 220; Ila Ingle 434, 436.

RECESS

Eugene Wakefield brought the class to order leading song on page 136. Leaders: Brenda Merritt 225t, 142; Odie V. Horton 204, 97; Larry Wakefield 153, 339; Margaret Keeton 144, 301 (in memory of Ada Godsey); Julietta Haynes 216, 209; Fayrene Wakefield 546, 495; Elmer Conwill 179, 379; Roma Rice 475; Helen Langston 480, 391 (in memory of her brothers and her dad); Gladys Bonds 490, 235.

LUNCH

The afternoon session was called to order by John Merritt leading songs on pages 418 and 176t. Leaders: Travis Keeton 343b, 348b, 349; Warren Steel 332, 183, 182; Willodean Barton 82t, 456, 498; Bradley Allen 385b; Windell Wakefield 457, 108t, 61; Josie Hyde 137, 155; Juanita Whitman 491; Joyce Hubbit 273, 378t; Jeanette T. Tidwell 163 (t? b?), 222; the children of S. L. and Catherine Wakefield (Cecil Wakefield, Windell Wakefield, Wayne Wakefield, Gene Wakefield, Larry Wakefield, Fayrene Wakefield, Nadene Willis, Faye Donaldson, Clara Stults, Julie Postum, Helen Langston, Betty Baccus, and cousins, Geneva Horton and Josie Hyde) 134, 333, 477, 37b, 168, 143 (in memory of our loved ones whom we miss very much); John Hyde 75, 297.

Eugene Wakefield and Travis Keeton led song on page 62 for the closing song. The class was dismissed with prayer by Warren Steel.

Chairman—Eugene Wakefield; Vice Chairman—Travis Keeton; Secretary—Josie Hyde.