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Pine Tucky Church

Winston County, Alabama

June 6, 1999

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

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

Gene Wakefield led songs on pages 101t and 108b. Leaders: Gladys Bonds 68b, 77t; Odie V. Horton 276, 277; Cecil Sanders 225t, 460; Ivalene Donaldson 39b, 108t; Kermit Adams 212, 288; Faye Donaldson 432, 270; A.C. McGough 290 (in memory of Fletcher Sims), 454 (in memory of Keterina Sanders); Mae Conwill 314, 206; Willodean Barton 480, 145t; Josie Hyde 124, 475.

RECESS

John Hyde brought the class back to order with songs on pages 30t, 39t (request for Silas Curtis who is 99 years young), and 75. Leaders: Elmer Conwill 74b, 73t, 45t; Edith Tate 275b, 343; Larry Ballinger 119, 121; Flarce Creel 336, 546; Julie Postum 421 (for Dovie Jackson who is in the hospital), 274t; Chris Rice 282, 183; Beatrice Brewer 176b, 112; Margaret Keeton 155, 217; Wilton Donaldson 317, 32t.

LUNCH

The afternoon session was called to order by Gene Wakefield leading songs on 168 and 138t. Leaders: Harrison Creel 512, 111b, 348 (t? b?), 285t (by request); Travis Keeton 400, 471, 499, 127; Cecil Wakefield 408, 490, 491; Ivalene Donaldson, Bernice Phillips, and Gertrude Hannah 129; Faye Donaldson 78; Cecil Sanders 222; Mae Conwill 44; Odie V. Horton 426t; Edith Tate 89; Willodean Barton 82 (t? b?); Flarce Creel 56t; Gladys Bonds 57; A.C. McGough 390; Elmer Conwill 179; Beatrice Brewer 123t; Josie Hyde 310; Chris Rice 63.

Gene Wakefield and John Hyde led song on page 62 as the closing song. A.C. McGough dismissed the class with prayer.

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