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Clear Creek Convention West

Pleasant Hill Church (Johnson School House), Fayette County, Alabama

September 5, 1999

The Clear Creek Convention West Sacred Harp Singing met at Pleasant Hill Church (Johnson School House) on the first Sunday in September, and was called to order by Larry Ballinger leading song on page 34b. The morning prayer was led by Harrison Creel.

The class organized for the day with the following officers elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Travis Keeton; Vice Chairman—Elmer Conwill; Secretary—Willodean Barton; Arranging Committee—Johnny Humber.

Travis Keeton led songs on pages 64 and 48t. Leaders: Johnny Humber 87, 452b; Gravis Ballinger 124, 78; Mae Conwill 313 (t? b?), 68b; Leon Ballinger 35, 36b; Willodean Barton 63, 112; Wilton Donaldson 30t, 31b; Velton Chafin 42, 70b; Flarce Creel 270, 39b; Beatrice Brewer 123t, 137.

RECESS

Elmer Conwill called the class to order leading songs on pages 74 (t? b?) and 44. Leaders: Pauline Childers 224, 384, 318; Wanda Capps 144, 146; Amber Springfield 30b, 204; Toney Smith 150, 229; Edith Tate 37b, 75; Larry Ballinger 98, 101b; Joyce Hubbard 155, 163t; Travis Keeton 400, 127; Clearcy Rutledge 42.

LUNCH

Elmer Conwill called the class together for the afternoon session leading songs on page 205 and 217. Leaders: Amber Springfield 58, 290; A.C. McGough 274t, 460; Amanda Denson 142, 183; Velton Chafin 115; Pauline Childers 475, 480, 234; Leon Ballinger 410 (t? b?), 339; Wanda Capps 178, 222; Edith Tate 37t; Willodean Barton 418; Gravis Ballinger 99; Mae Conwill 498, 500; Beatrice Brewer 298; Larry Ballinger 448b.

Travis Keeton led song on page 471b as the closing song. Charles Tittle dismissed the class with prayer. We wish to thank Willa Rush for paying for the minutes.

Chairman—Travis Keeton; Vice Chairman—Elmer Conwill; Secretary—Willodean Barton.