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Mt. Lebanon Church

Near Fayette, Alabama

June 25, 1995

The annual Sacred Harp Singing was held at Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church on the fourth Sunday in June. The class was called to order by Linton Ballinger leading song on page 147b. Prayer was led by Earl Ballinger. The class organized by electing the following officers: Chairman—Larry Ballinger; Vice Chairman—Linton Ballinger; Secretary—Johnny Humber; Arranging Committee—Lomax Ballinger. Larry Ballinger then led song on page 78. Leaders called: Johnny Humber 200; Lomax Ballinger 335; Dwayne Ballinger 300; Charles Humber 480; Brenda Robbins 100; David Ballinger 111b; Teresa Guyton 405; Phillip Ballinger 454; Kim Watkins 137; Albert Humber 565; Amber Ballinger, Carol Robbins, and Casey Cockrell 108t, 155; David White 112; Leslie Ballinger 101t; Arnold Moore 530; Teresa Ballinger 187; Miranda Gilbreath 460; Jerry Jenkins 63.

RECESS

Rayburn Humber led song on page 441 to bring the class back together. Leaders: Sherry Stover 176b; Richard Ivey 452; Emily Ballinger 186; A. A. Malone 203; Will Thompson 68b; Ruby Phillips 345t; Tory Odell 108t; Pauline Childers 475; Edwin Ballinger 270; Jill Ballinger and Amanda Ballinger 361; Gordon Wilkerson 220; Chris Ballinger 496; Flarce Creel 497; Stuart Ivey 182, 268; Beverly Nelson 212; Jimmy Ballinger 45t; Lora Cargo 344; Wayne Baines 340; Dorothea McCowan 196; Tom Harper 434, 436; Linton Ballinger 146 in memory of Inez Humber; Janet Litton 313t; James L. Ballinger and Mike Ballinger 294; Mae Conwill 318; Gravis Ballinger 110; Etma Bardon 216; Buddy Ballinger 343; Lisa Ballinger 269, 299.

LUNCH

Larry Ballinger called the class back by leading song on page 90. Leaders: Beth Odell 560; Clarence McCool 349; Karen Ivey 532; Leon Ballinger 490; Ila Ingle 278b; Marlon Wootten 103; Marie Aldridge 316; Toney Smith 150; Joan Aldridge 189, 97; Bud Oliver 282; Edith Tate 446; Clayton Ezell 358; Ann Ballard 284; Coy Ivey 384; Buell Cobb 389; Warren Steel 377; Elmer Conwill 379; David Ivey 309; Earl Ballinger 385b, 146; Harrison Creel 512, 342; Erselle Jackson 426b; Leon Ballinger 129; Estes Jackson 208, 430; J. L., Leon, Linton, Lomax, Earl, Larry, Buddy, Edwin, and Gravis Ballinger (all brothers) led 36b; Clayton Ezell 34b; Pauline Childers 234; Warren Steel 375; Coy Ivey 222; Gordon Wilkerson 498; Bud Oliver 39b; Marie Aldridge 91. Larry Ballinger closed out by leading song on page 46. Buddy Ballinger dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—Larry Ballinger; Vice Chairman—Linton Ballinger; Secretary—Johnny Humber.