Minutes of Sacred Harp Singings

Find in all years, or only checked years:



Or, view 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 or all years.

Song use statistics are also available.


Martha Harper Nix, Lewis Keeton, and Lavada McGough Gilmore Memorial

New Flatwoods Church, Nauvoo (Walker County), Alabama

March 5, 2000

The eighty-fifth annual Sacred Harp Memorial Singing was called to order by Travis Keeton leading song on page 48t. Elder Ronald Gilmore led the morning prayer. Travis Keeton led song on page 392.

The class organized with the following officers elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Travis Keeton; Vice Chairman—Tim Gilmore; Secretary—Josie Hyde; Arranging Committee—Glenn Keeton and Lena Keeton.

Leaders: Travis Keeton 142; Josie Hyde 234, 222; Gravis Ballinger 99, 110; Lisa Geist 532, 269; Parnell Berry 298, 283; L.E. Hannah 511, 112; Dovie Jackson 319, 418; Flarce Creel 270, 475; Cecil Sanders 111b; Lena Keeton 200, 480 (in memory of her mother, Maude Keeton); Linton Ballinger 300, 299; Estelle Gilmore and J.H. Gilmore 421 (in memory of Lavada Gilmore and in honor of Dovie Jackson) 275b, 34t, 376; Lavaughn Ballinger 401, 84.

RECESS

Tim Gilmore called the class to order with songs on pages 134, 273, and 383. Leaders: Alene Woodley 39b, 83t; Earl Ballinger 37b, 460; Anita Naramore and daughter, Ronnie 145b, 136; Ken Tate 167, 124; Elsie Moon 434, 336; Larry Ballinger 101t, 180; Julie Poston 343b, 345b; Harrison Creel 348b, 512.

Elder Ronald Gilmore and Hazel Gilmore welcomed everyone and led “Not Made With Hands” (WB). Earl Ballinger offered the blessing for the noon meal.

LUNCH

The afternoon session was brought to order by Travis Keeton leading song on page 382 in memory of Martha Harper Nix and 387 in memory of his grandfather, Lewis Keeton. Leaders: Anne Steel 59, 39t; Gene Wakefield 100, 102; Janet Jones 373, 317b; John Hyde 75, 63; Brenda Merritt 335, 436; Huey Jones 498, 500; Mary Alice Wakefield 388, 87; Warren Steel 179, 377; Mary Ellen Jones 196, 454; Julie Tate 68b, 47t; Faye Donaldson 371, 430; A.C. McGough 390, 235; Joyce Hubbit 327, 143 (in memory of Lavada Gilmore); Kermit Adams 288, 78; Wanda Capps 216, 225t; Amber Springfield 448b, 166; Alonzo Malone 183, 432; Shelley Capps 145t, 30t; Latrive Bailey 45t; John Merritt 503, 491; Beatrice Brewer 123t, 176 (t? b?); Glenn Keeton 231, 117; Edith Tate 73t, 106; Elder Ronald Gilmore 306.

Travis Keeton and Tim Gilmore led song on page 62 as the closing song. Harrison Creel dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—Travis Keeton; Vice Chairman—Tim Gilmore; Secretary—Josie Hyde.