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Dutch Treat Singing

Shady Grove Primitive Baptist Church, Winston County, Alabama

January 2, 2000

The annual Sacred Harp Dutch Treat Singing was held at Shady Grove Primitive Baptist Church in Winston County, Alabama on the first Sunday in January.

Kermit Adams called the class to order leading song on page 47t. The morning prayer was offered by Glenn Keeton. Kermit Adams led song on page 47b.

The class organized with the following officers elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Kermit Adams; Vice Chairman—Travis Keeton; Arranging Committee—Josie Hyde; Secretary—Pernie Pelfrey.

Leaders: Kermit Adams 75; Gene Wakefield 284; Gladys Bonds 39t, 48t; Johnny Humber 145t, 146; Julie Poston 274t, 421; Walton Donaldson 30t, 317b; Mary Alice Wakefield 145b, 111b; Chris Rice 480, 384; Beatrice Brewer 137, 112; Pernie Pelfrey 147b, 147t; Kermit Adams 389.

RECESS

Travis Keeton brought the class to order leading songs on pages 400 and 426t. Leaders: Flarce Creel 475; Martha Henderson 385t, 144; Ken Tate 119, 124; Ivalene Donaldson 39b, 31b; Parnell Berry 177, 283; Faye Donaldson 371, 430; Glenn Keeton 117, 231; Jayne Fulmer 300, 454; Larry Ballinger 157, 135.

LUNCH

Travis Keeton called the afternoon session to order leading songs on pages 129 and 348b. Leaders: Willodean Barton 290, 34b; Harrison Creel 498, 512; Elmer Conwill 379, 179; Roma Rice 104, 354b; Edith Tate 73t, 89; Billy Williams 77b, 43; Milford Watts 460; Josie Hyde 297, 225t, 234; Martha Henderson 326; Josie Hyde 189; Harrison Creel 378b.

Kermit Adams led songs on pages 28b and 37b for the closing songs. Harrison Creel dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—Kermit Adams; Vice Chairman—Travis Keeton; Secretary—Pernie Pelfrey.