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Wall Memorial Singing

Glencoe Senior Citizen Center
Glencoe (near Gadsden), Alabama

March 21, 1999

The annual Wall Memorial Sacred Harp Singing was held at the Glencoe Senior Citizen Center on the third Sunday in March. The class was called to order by Bud Oliver leading song on page 32t. The morning prayer was led by Lonnie Rogers. Bud Oliver led song on page 82t, and Shane Wootten led songs on page 48t and 155.

The class organized with the following officers elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Bud Oliver; Vice Chairman—Shane Wootten; Secretary—Shelbie Sheppard; Arranging Committee—Pam Nunn and Elene Stovall.

Leaders: Shelbie Sheppard 105, 139; Hershell King 340, 222; Patsy Gentle 49b, 68b; Martha Woodard 204; Kyle Blakeley 77t, 313t; Lamar Smith 76b; Leola Smith 109, 318; Milton Oliver 321, 314; Pearl Guier 503, 565; B.J. Harris 147t, 303; Sonja Randall 128, 87.

RECESS

Bud Oliver brought the class to order leading song on page 145b. Leaders: Lonnie Rogers 186, 348b; Jewel Wootten 142, 283; Scot Oliver 100; Norma Green and Nate Green 201, 350; Harvey Austin 108t, 335; Evelyn Harris 332, 30t; Felton Denney 120, 347; Gavin Blakeley 108b, 101t; Betty Wright 569b, 317; Louis Hughes 448t, 448b; Lydia Baswell and Vella Dailey 127, 452; Jimmie Denney 46, 63; Cassie Franklin 39t, 95b; Henry Johnson 295, 388.

LUNCH

The afternoon of singing began with Shane Wootten leading song on page 345b. Leaders: Daphene Causey 91, 291; Roy Nelson 145t, 277; Mattie Townsel 143, 319; Jackie Tanner 137, 172; Cindy Franklin 336, 434; Freeman Wootten 426t; Louise Nelson 159; Rodney Ivey 208, 384; Chita Blakeley 171; Jeff Sheppard 236; Susan Harcrow 300, 215; Waylon Blakeley 216; Sarah Harcrow 40; Jackson Harcrow 63; J.L. Hopper 187, 198; Ricky Harcrow 47t, “Shall We Gather At The River”; Pam Nunn 212, 528; Elene Stovell 99, 192; Hershell King 460.

Announcements were made. Bud Oliver and Shane Wootten led song on page 146 as the closing song. The class was dismissed with prayer led by Ricky Harcrow.

Chairman—Bud Oliver; Vice Chairman—Shane Wootten; Secretary—Shelbie Sheppard.