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Independence Day Singing

Camp Lee, Lakeview Lodge, Anniston, Alabama

Monday, July 1, 2019

The annual Independence Day Singing was held at Lakeview Lodge, Camp Lee, Anniston, Alabama. The class was called to order by Rene Greene and Samuel Sommers leading 32t. Jack Nelson offered the opening prayer.

The class was organized by retaining the same officers as follows: Chairman—Rene Greene; Vice Chairman—Samuel Sommers; Secretary—Judy Caudle; Arranging—Pam Nunn.

Leaders: Samuel Sommers and Rene Greene 358; Judy Caudle 437; Pam Nunn 40; Jack Nelson 266; Gerald Schultz 117; Winfred Kerr 65; Paula Oliver 217; Rebecca Over 222; Lydia Lewallen 228; Andy Ditzler 56b; Kathy Williams 273; Joyce Smith 145t; Lela Crowder 155 (for Charlene Wallace); Jim Neal 406; Amber Davis 142; Alvaro Witt Duarte 209; David Ivey 88b.

RECESS

Samuel Sommers led 319 to bring the class together. Leaders: David Brodeur 429; Rebecca Hawkins 284; Vella Dailey 34b; Philippe Doyle Gosselin 400; Katie Ahern 141; Colleen Hayes 100; Em Ekelund 428; Dan Brittain 278b; Elizabeth Poss 276; Joshua Lant 110; Gillian Inksetter 392; Sadie Bagley 47b; Holly Mixon 183; Reba Windom 36b; Wren Hyde 30b; Jeannette DePoy 67; Emily Stutzman 143; Daniel Bearden 346; Scott DePoy 277; Cheyenne Ivey 176b; Tom George 154; Barrett Patton 318 (in memory of Eloise Wootten); Sarah Trumbore 418; Samuel Sommers 112.

LUNCH

The afternoon session began with Rene Greene leading 137. Leaders: Sasha Hsuczyk 460; Nicholas Thompson 442; Jesse P. Karlsberg 197; Tim Morton 268; Lina Silva 274t; Lauren Bock 275b; Ada Silva 449; Sierra Saylors and Tullaia Powell 504; Celeste Silva 551; Tom George and Sarah Trumbore 153; Winfred Kerr and Rebecca Over 500; Justin Bowen 303; Elsa Phemayotin 345b; Rene Greene and Pam Nunn 186.

Rene Greene and Samuel Sommers led 46 as the closing song. Jack Nelson offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Rene Greene; Vice Chairman—Samuel Sommers; Secretary—Judy Caudle