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Lacy’s Chapel

Henagar, Alabama

August 29, 1999

The annual Sacred Harp singing held at Lacy’s Chapel on the first fifth Sunday after July 4th was called to order by Chairman David Ivey leading songs on pages 82t and 90. Pastor Joe Owens led the morning prayer.

Singing continued with David Ivey leading song on 124. Leaders: Vice Chairman Rodney Ivey 101t, 208; Reba Dell Windom 144, 145t; Secretary Norma Green 405; Shane Wootten 42; Shane Wootten and Donna Wootten 106; Karen Ivey 31t, 142; Tony Ivey 385b.

Reba Dell Windom and Stuart Ivey were appointed as the Arranging Committee.

Leaders: Loyd Ivey 97, 438; S.T. Reed 337, 99; Nate Green and Norma Green 34b, 164; Bud Oliver 159, 312b; Coy Ivey and Joe Owens 59, 45t; Roy Nelson 179, 439.

RECESS

David Ivey called the class together leading song on page 138t. Leaders: Maxine Lacy 108t, 76b; Lamar Smith 36b; Jarrod George 300, 145b; Jimmy Cates 63, 112; Betty Wright 454, 317; Floyd Peters 75, 68b; Linton Ballinger 280; Shelbie Sheppard 484, 278t; Stuart Ivey 299, 155; John Henry Busby and Coy Ivey “Jesus Died For Me” (WB), 401; Sarah Harcrow 551; Sarah Harcrow and Jarrod George 354b. Pastor Joe Owens asked the blessing for the noon meal.

LUNCH

The afternoon session was called together with Rodney Ivey leading song on page 40. Leaders: Randall Smith and Richard Ivey 137, 270; Elene Stovall and Betty Shepherd 222 (in memory of Lindberg Lacy), 186; Betty Shepherd 196; Scott Ivey 48t; Jessica Ivey and Stuart Ivey 388; Henry Johnson 390, 288; Kelly House 442, 282; Rachel Ivey and Jordan Shepherd 39t; Phil Summerlin 348b, 277; Dennis George 448t, 373; Susan Harcrow 216, 396; Jeff Sheppard 214, 121; Joyce Walton 432, 30t; Milton Oliver 403; Eloise Wootten 441; Linda Sides 475, 480; Hobert Ivey and Marian Biddle 410t, 490; Eloise Watkins 225t, 35; Charles Stiefel 39b; Melvin Stiefel 147b. The class sang “Happy Birthday” to Marie Ivey.

Following announcements, David Ivey led “Trusting” (WB), and the class was dismissed with prayer by Rev. Joe Owens.

We invite you to sing with us at Lacy’s Chapel next on Sunday, July 30, 2000.

Chairman—David Ivey; Vice Chairman—Rodney Ivey; Secretary—Norma Green.