Ora Old Fields Presbyterian Church at the Culbertson Backcountry Settlement
Gray Court, Laurens County, South Carolina
Saturday, September 10, 2011
(All selections from The Sacred Harp, 1991 edition.)
The 6th session of the Gray Court Pioneer Day singing was called to order at 10:00 a.m. by Robert Kelley leading 376. The opening prayer was offered by Jesse Roberts.
Leaders: Leon Carnell 47b; Frances Carnell 229; Jane Spencer 33b; Charity Carnell 40; Dave Farmer 282; John Hollingsworth 176t; Sharon Strong 227; Lela Crowder 48t; Jesse Roberts 569t; Micah Roberts 36b; Mary Baumeister 70t; Esther Carnell 551; Frances Carnell 485; Chris Wilhelm 107; Jane Spencer 144; Danny Arms 275b.
In a business session the following officers were elected: Chairman—Robert Kelley; Vice Chairman—Leon Carnell; Secretary—David Libbey.
Robert Kelley brought the class to order by leading 209. Leaders: Robert Ludwig 547; Michael Johnston 49b; John Apple 515; Leon Carnell 56b; Charity Carnell 171; Dave Farmer 324; John Hollingsworth 335; Sharon Strong 438; Lela Crowder 479; Jesse Roberts 486; Micah Roberts 388; Mary Baumeister 121; Esther Carnell 58; Frances Carnell 143; Chris Wilhelm 564.
Robert Kelley brought the class to order by leading 166. Leaders: Jane Spencer 142; Danny Arms 392; Joey Wells 63; Michael Spencer 278t; Isaac Iverson 148; Robert Ludwig 39t; Michael Johnston 39b; John Apple 49t; Leon Carnell 481; Charity Carnell 344; Dave Farmer 178; Sharon Strong 501; Lela Crowder 313b; Jesse Roberts 430; Micah Roberts 389; Mary Baumeister 354t; Esther Carnell 354b; Frances Carnell 456; Chris Wilhelm 285t; Jane Spencer 328.
Robert Kelley brought the class to order by leading 138t. Leaders: Danny Arms 200; Joey Wells 299; Michael Spencer 205; Isaac Iverson 159; Robert Ludwig 163b; Jesse Roberts 346; John Apple 128; Leon Carnell 268; Charity Carnell 32t; Dave Farmer 455; Sharon Strong 284.
Announcements were made. Robert Kelley led 80t, as the closing song. The closing prayer was offered by Jesse Roberts, and the class was dismissed.
Chairman—Robert Kelley; Vice Chairman—Leon Carnell; Secretary—David Libbey.