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Ivey Memorial Singing

Liberty Church, Henagar, Alabama

Sunday, March 31, 2013

The annual Ivey Memorial Sacred Harp Singing held at Liberty Church, Henagar, Alabama, on the first fifth Sunday was called to order by Shane Wootten leading 30b. Eddie Mash offered the opening prayer.

The following officers were previously elected to serve: Chairman—Shane Wootten; Vice Chairman—Richard Ivey; Secretary—Donna Wootten.

Leaders: Shane Wootten 208 (in memory of Woodie Walker); Richard Ivey 65; David Ivey 156; Donna Wootten 30t; Hobert Ivey and Jamey Wootten 47t; Loyd Ivey and Ivey Biddle 146; Boyd Scott 358; Jonathan Wood 415; Roberta Strauss 203; Jared Wootten 475; Norma Green and Nate Green 400; Darrell Swarens 111b (in memory of Harrison Creel); Lauren Bock 440 (for John Kelso); Judy Chambless 142 (in memory of Julietta Haynes); Scott Ivey 500; Robert Chambless 163b.


Rodney Ivey and Loyd Ivey led 101t to bring the class back together. Leaders: Jonathon Smith 211 (for Shelbie Sheppard); Karen Rollins 317 (for Bud Oliver); Jessa Cherones 299; Susan Cherones 300; S.T. Reed 176b; Iska Sokol and Ben Fox 229; Erica Martinez 302; Henry Johnson 230; Jackson Fleder 228; Aaron Wootten and Hayden Wootten 480; Eddie Mash 210; David Brodeur 189; Jeannette DePoy and Lauren Bock 362; Paula Oliver 270; Linton Ballinger 34 (t? b?); Eloise Wootten and Shane Wootten 365.


The class was brought back to order by Scott Ivey leading 56t. Leaders: Michael Thompson 436 (in memory of LaRue Allen and for Tat Bailey); Dennis George 545; Thomas Cherones and Jonathon Wood 76t; Jesse Pearlman Karlsberg 77t; Karen Ivey 371; Nathan Rees 316; Lela Crowder 322; Amy Daniel 29t; Scott Oliver 100; Loretta Smith and Amy Smith 68b (in memory of their parents); Allison Whitener 67; John Plunkett 355; Angela Myers 389; Chris Brown 82t; Kelsey Ivey 192; Jeff Begley 99. Tony Ivey offered prayer before the noon meal.


The afternoon session began with Richard Ivey leading 42. Leaders: Jackson Harcrow 274t; Judy Whiting 373; Terry Wootten 472 (for Barrett Patton); Daphene Causey and Sharon DuPriest 236; Matt Knight 36b; Tony Ivey 48b; Reba Windom 542; Rebecca Over 460; Loyd Ivey, Marion Biddle, Ivey Biddle, Lilly Underwood, Molly Ivey, Lindsey Watkins, Teresa Bethune, Callie Watkins, and Doug Ivey 424 (in memory of Levaughn Ballinger); Susan Harcrow and Loyd Ivey 426b; Tom George 430; Cheyenne Ivey 168; Delone Cobbs 354t; Sylvia Ivey 145b; John Kashner, Jackson Fleder, and Katya Chizhayeva 47b (in memory of Mildred Goldstein); Alex Makris 418; Marty Wootten 496.


Shane Wootten led 313t to bring the class together. Leaders: Jackie Tanner 73t; Syble Adams 49b; Judy Caudle 408 (by request); Ernestine Parker 81t; Levon Wootten and Jared Wootten 201; Coy Ivey and Christopher Daniel 384; Cindy Tanner and Darrell Swarens 198; Betty Shepherd, Angela Myers, and Judy Caudle 216; Ezra Lloyd and Elyssa Lloyd 448b; Sandy Ivey 378b; Anne Drexler 454; Leigh Cooper, Mark Godfrey, and Cecil Godfrey 163t; Ryan Bowman 38b; Jerry Creason and Ann Sibole 503 (in memory of B.J. Harris); Nicole Bowman 85; Rodney Ivey 358 (for Lois Baugh).

Shane Wootten, Norma Green, Loyd Ivey, Eloise Wootten, Hobert Ivey, Coy Ivey, and Betty Shepherd led 62 as the closing song. Dennis George offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Shane Wootten; Vice Chairman—Richard Ivey; Secretary—Donna Wootten