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St. Michael Church (Cleburne County)

Fruithurst, Alabama

June 18, 1995

The annual Alewine Memorial Sacred Harp Singing was held at St. Michael Church the third Sunday in June. Corine Laminack called the class together leading songs on pages 59 and 108 (t? b?). The morning prayer was led by Rev. Akin. Lucille McElroy led 72 (t? b?) and 68 (t? b?). The class organized by electing the following officers: Chairman—Corine Laminack; Vice Chairman—Lucille McElroy; Secretary and Arranging Committee—Hester Edwards. Leaders: Pauline Kilgore 405, 143; Nell McElroy 358, 294 in memory of Juanita Alewine Long; Reba Gay 274 (t? b?), 186; Harvey Austin 566, 335, 334; Rev. Akin 45t; Louise Allen 63, 75; I. V. McWhorter 67, 101 (t? b?); Pauline Kilgore and Corine Laminack 354b, 100; Alice Edwards 73b, 104; Louise Allen 421; Reba Gay 445.

LUNCH

The class resumed singing with Corine Laminack leading song on page 146. It was decided to change this singing and decoration from the third Sunday in June to the fourth Sunday in April. Mamie Kilgore led song on page 323b; Gay Vaughn 159; Jo Laminack 59 in honor of Will Ross and in memory of Floyd Kilgore; Jeanette Laminack 112, 46 in memory of Crystaline Worthy; Emil Laminack 43; Judd Wheeler 79; Marvin McElroy 100, 290; I. V. McWhorter 82 (t? b?), 317; Mildred McElroy 27, 61, 147 (t? b?); Josie McAlpin 39b, 81 (t? b?); Hester Edwards 155 in memory of Lessie Cates; Louise Allen 119; Marvin McElroy 164; Lucille McElroy 340; Pauline Kilgore 343; Corine Laminack 401; Corine Laminack and Lucille McElroy then led 452 as the closing song. The singing was dismissed with prayer by Louise Allen.

Chairman—Corine Laminack; Vice Chairman—Lucille McElroy; Secretary—Hester Edwards.