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IMAGE ©SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. USE SUBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. PAGE 2 • , . MISS MITCJ~ELL Pamala Wilson Weds Duane Staggers Pamala Wilson of Andalusia, Alabama became the bride of Dnane Staggers on Sunday after- noon, December 24, 1972, at 2 o'clock. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Lessie Hutcheson of Mobile, Alabama and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Staggers of Paxton, Florida. The Reverend William Aplin performed the double ring cere- mony in the home of the groom in the presence of each of the families and close friends. A twelve branched candelabra holding white candles with bas- kets filled with poinsettas at each end of the candelabra, made an attractive background for the ceremony. The candles were lit by Bobby Kinsaul, nephew of the groom, fifteen minutes before the ceremony. Other decorations were poinsettas lo- cated at different focal points of the living room along with other seasonal Christmas de- corations. Miss Tina Padgett of An- dalusia presented a delightful program of organ music. Among the selections were "Unclaimed Melody": and "The Wedding Prayer." The bride was lovely in a long pastel blue satin dress trimmed in white chantilly lace - PERSONALS- Captain and Mrs. Thomas F. Hooten are spending 30 day and Mrs. Royce Hooten of Flor- Kay Mitchell To Wed la~:Vea~;ithM;he~dPaMr;2;S'c.M~: Hager of Birmingham, Ala. Mark Strickland Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Mit- chell announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter Kaye to Mark Strickland, son of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Strickland of Florala. The wedding will be an event of January Z6 at seven o'clock at the First Assembly of God Church in Florala. A recep- tion will follow. No formal invitations are be- ing mailed, but all friends and relatives of both families are invited. - PERSONALS - Friends o! Mrs. Margaret Suggs will be sorry to hear that she has been confined to Mizell Memorial Hospital in Opp suf- fering from double pneumonia. For those of you who want to send get well wishes, her room number is 226. Tommy and Emily and two sons, Michael and Scott, returned to the States on January I0 after 15 months tour of duty with the Air Force in Taiwan. They will move to Newberry, South Carolina where Captain Hooten will be assistant Professor of Aern Space Studies at Newberry College (ROTC) attached to Shaw Air Force Base for flying. Mr. and Mrs. Jackie Mc Laney and three children, Tonya, Lori and Scott visited his mother, Mrs. C. B. Mc Laney in Lockhart, Saturday. along the neckline and sleeves. She carried a cascade of white and blue mums with an orchid in the center with streamers of blue statin ribbons. Mrs. Jim Lassiter of An- dalusia, aunt of the bride, attended the bride as matron of honor. She was attired in a long blue and white dress with a blue satin sash. Doyle Kinsaul, brother-in- law of the groom served as best man. Immediately following the wedding, a reception followed in the home of the groom. The couple will live in Vir- ginia Beach, Virginia, while the groom is serving his tour of duty with the U. S. Navy. No photo available at time of printing but a picture will appear in this news at a later date. STUDY CLU B MEETS WITH tARS. TOM GIBSON The Study Club met with Mrs. Tom Gibson Wednesday, January 10. Twelve members were present. The hostess served delicious fudge cake, appetizer puffs, nuts and coffee. The meeting was called to order by the president Mrs. Lewis Eiland, who wished each of us a Happy New Year. The club collect was read by Mrs. Jack Zorn. The minutes were read by the acting secretary, Mrs. Marcus Gunter, and approved. Reports were given by the Trea- surer, Finance Committee and Nominating Committee. Mrs. Jerry McDaniel gave a short talk on "Home Life" using the theme, 3R's, Respect - Reverence - Responsibility. sonalities" was presented by Mrs. Paul Petrey, after which the meeting was adjourned. - PERSONALS - Joe Hooten, student at TSU made the Deans list for the first quarter with all A's on 15 hrs. work. ~ii il;i~:~!i~i~ii:i,iiiii~i~: •.. MRS. SMITH Janice Jackson Weds Paul N. Smith Formal bridalbeauty charac- the lace and beaded motifs. She terized the decorative setting carried a Dutch colonial ben- for the impressive ceremonyat quet of white roses, baby's which Miss Janice Lynne Jack- breath and stephanotis tied with son became the bride of Mr. streamers ofdouble-facedpicot Paul Nolan Smith of Bit- ribbon. A program on "Women In- side China and Political Per- mingham on Saturday, January Mr. Richard Taylor of Bit- 6, at 6 o'clock in the evening, mtngham attended the groom as The bride is the daughter of best man and ushers were Mr. and Mrs. SamuelAltoJack- Sonny Smart, Slapout, Anthony son, Sr. of this city and the Allen, Columbus, Georgia, groom is the son of Mr. and Charles Phillips, Steve Parker Mrs. John LeamonSmithofSlo- and Bill Chandler, all of Bit- JIM WALKER ana er oln men enera Walker, A Native Of Andalusia, Has Been Residing In Florala For The Past Several Years. For The Past Eight Years Walker Was Manager Taylor Parts ply Company In Florala. comb. mingham. JimmySykes, Lanett, The Rev. AI Jackson, bro- James and Danny Smith, Slo- ther of the bride, from Ft. comb, brothers of the groom. Worth, Texas, officiated at the The groomsmen were dressed double-ring ~eremony. in formal attire. Candles were Miss Cathy Owen, organist lighted by Steve Parker and Bill of Huntsville presented a Chandler. program of nuptial music. "All Mrs. Jackson selected for her Glory, Laud and Honor" was daughter's wedding a pinkprin- used as processional for the cess style dress, with hipline wedding party, and Mendels- jacket, banded in embroidered sohn's wedding March for the matching lace. She wore dyed entrance of the bride. Beetbo- to match accessories and a pink ven's "Hymnto Joy" wasplayed rosebud corsage. ~as recessional. Mrs. Smith chose for her Miss Anelle Bagley, soloist, son's wedding a double knit of Montgomery, sang "One dres~ of blue and white with Hand, One Heart" and "Eter- long sleeves and a sleeveless nal Life". full-length coat of blue. She Vows were exchanged bycan- wore bone accessories and a dlelight before a background of pink rosebud corsage. arched cathedral candelabras Attending the wedding from garlanded with native magnolia out-of-town were Mr. J. L. leaves and southern smilax and Smith, father of the groom, banked with potted emerald Mr. Bruce Smith, Mrs. James palms. Forming a focal point Smith, Mr. Grady Smith, Mrs. in the center was a pedestal Lanette Smith, Miss Dianne basket of pink. and white glad- Smith, Mrs. A. L. Casey, Mrs. ioli and specimew white mums Glenn Casey, Slocomb; Mrs. intersperesed with tiny white J. T. Boyette, Panama City, mums and fern. A white wrought Florida; Mr. and Mrs. Bill iron prie-dieu completed the Thompson, Mr. and Mrs. Nor- altar. In window recesses can- man Payne, Mrs. Casey Jack- dles burned in arrangements of son, Mrs. Gene Roberts, Jill ,magnolia and Pink Perfection Roberts, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey camellias. Eillis, Harvey Jr., Mark and Family pews were marked Monica Ellis, Brewton; Mr. and with large pink satin bows tied Mrs. Charles Jackson, Lookout with white velvet roping and Mountain, Tennessee; Mr. Jon centered with a white satin Sellers, Flomaton; Mrs. Carl wedding bell. Miss Sherry McClure, of Aliceville, attended the bride as maid of honor. Other atten- dants were Mrs. Sal Saraniti and Mrs. Frank Bradford, both of Chattanooga, Tennessee, Mrs. Sonny Smart, Slapout, Miss Doris Powell, Cullman, Mrs. Jon Sellers, Flomaton, Miss Sharon Steele, Florala, Mrs. Bruce Smith, Slocomb, sister of the groom and Mrs. AI Jackson, sister-in-lawofthe bride, of Ft. Worth, Texas. The attendants wore floor- length gowns of vintage wine textured chiffon over taffeta. Designed with a wide bertha col- lar. The empire waistline was accented with a muff-colored plaid ribbon sash that was bowed in the back ending with long streamers. A wide chiffon flounce bordered the softly gathered skirt. The honor at- tendant carried a nosegay of pink carnation, centered with pink rosebuds, and lily of the valley with pink picot stream- ers. Each of the other atten- dants carried a nosegay of pink carnations and lily of the valley wih pink picot streamers. The bride, given in marriage by her father, was radiant in her formal gown of candleglow silk organza and imported Chantilly lace over silk peau de sole. The fitted empire styled bodice was overlaid in lavishly beaded lace motifs and fea- tured a sheer yoke of English net that held a throat collar of the same lace. Long tapered sleeves with cutouts of appli- clued beaded lace extended to a bridal point at the wrist and fas- tened with self covered buttons. The A-line skirt was exquisitely appliqued with clusters of lace beaded with tiny bridal pearls and crystal beads and the hemline was a deep border of matching scalloped lace traced with the tiny pearls and beads. Her mantilla of imported English net illusion fell from a half-Camelot cap edged in the same lace. The court length yell was edged all around with Roby, Miss Karen Roby, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hoffman, Pensa- cola, Florida; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kornegay, Miss Andrea Kornegay, Tuscaloosa; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Persons, Bayou La Batre, Mrs. Anthony Allen, Col- umbus, Georgia; Rev. and Mrs. Harrel! Cushing, Miss Char- lotte, Jama and Connie Cushing, Rev. Wallace Davis, Mrs. Ray Hutto, Mrs. Kay Walker, Anda- lusia; Mr. and Mrs. Paul Johns, Georgiana; Mr. and Mrs. Doug Robbins, Ozark; Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Cook, Dothan; Mr. and Mrs. Bill Searcy, Mrs. Roy Rhodes, Jr., Roy Ill, Alicia, Chert and Dave, Enterprise; Mr. and Mrs. Danny Cassady, Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Taylor, Mrs. Virginia Benton, Opp; Mrs. Liesel Muellerj Hatboro, Pennsylvania; Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Pierce, Kinston; Mr. and Mrs. Mike Cobb, Miss Lee Crockett, Mr. Edward Keller, Mr. Mickey Tumlin, and Mr. Jerry Higginbotham, of Bir- mingham. R ECEPT ION Mr. and Mrs. Sam Jackson were hosts at a reception fol- lowing the marriage of their daughter, Janice, to PaulSmith. Guests were greeted at the entrance of Fellowship Hall by Mrs. C. N. Matthews, who di- rected them to the,registry ta- ble, which was covered with a white cloth edged in wide lace, and decorated with a silver can- dlestick, burning a bridal taper. Guests signed with a white fea- ther quill pen. Miss Sara Mat- thews presided at the bride's book. The bride's table was skirted to the floor with a pink taf- feta cloth edged in lace and ov- erlaid with an embroidered cloth of linen and lace squares bordered with lace. Centering the table was the three-tiered wedding cake embossed with lil- ies, valley lilies and delicate green leaves. Topping the con- fection was clusters of spun su- gar pink-throated lilies and val- AS GENERAL MANAGER, WALKER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR KEEPING THE ENTIRE ORGANIZATION AND ALL OF THE CUSTOMER SERVICES RUNNING SMOOTH AND EFFICIENTLY, WITH SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON THE PARTS, SERVICE AND CUSTOMER RELATIONS DEPARTMENT. THE FLORALA NEWS - THUR |ey lilies• The bride's bouquet was placed in front of the cake. The cake was flanked by sil- ver candelabrum burning bri- dal tapers. Miss Angela Gol- den of Calera and Miss Glory Young of Atlanta, Georgia, cut and served the cake. The punch table was covered with an identical cloth to that of the bride's table. The hand- some silver punch bowl was surrounded by the bridesmaids bouquets and floated an ice ring of pink rosebuds. Punch was ladled by Miss Marsha Keller of Montgomery. Silver trays held pink and white mints made for the bride by Mrs. Harold Geo- hagan. Toasted nuts were ser- ved from silver compotes. The groom's table was skirt- ed to the floor with a brown cloth and overlaid with an ecru cloth of embroidered linen with lace corners. Centering the ta- ble was the square two-tiered chocolate cake topped with a crown of colorful marzipan fruit and outlined at the base with yellow pleated satin. A five- branched brass candelabra, and nuts in a mahogany bowl, com- pleted the appointments. Pre- siding at the groom's table was Miss Becky Rogers of Birmin- sham. Karen Roby of Pensacola, cousin of the bride, and Chert Rhodes of Enterprise, mingled among the guests and dis- tributed dainty, white ricebags SDAY, JANUARY 18, Mrs. Walter Mathews' " attractively appointed the foyer. The hi table was a tall greenery, pink and mellias, and wild soms. Guests were seated shaped table facing a fire in the fireplace. were covered in cloths with beautiful ments of pink and lias and white candles to the festive ocassion. A Bar arrangement was buffet table in silver. The delicious', featured sliced turkey, ham, asparagus squash souffle, tossed salad, homemade rolls coffee. Red velvet cake men cheese cake was for dessert. The groom-elect gifts to his groomsmen father. Thirty-two joyed the hospitality Smiths. - PERSONALS- Mr. and Mrs. Ro~ had for week-end Hooten, TSU; S. Sgt. oten, Eglin Field, and and Mrs. Tommy Hootea sons, Michael and Scott. Among the students visiting their tied with pink ribbons, the past weekend were Those assisting at the re- Woodham, Jimmy ception were Mrs. C. H. Wal- Debbie Savage, and Jimmy Its, Mrs. Carl Roby, aunt of ney. the bride, of Pensacola, Flori- da, Miss Alicia Rhodes of En- terprise, and Mrs. Harold Geo- hagan. For a wedding trip to Gat- linburg. Tennessee, the bride changed into a two-piece double knit suit with checked skirt of plum and beige and the top of beige trimmed in the checked. Her shoes and bag were beige suede and beige patent. Mr. and Mrs. Smith will re- side at Pine Brooks Apt., 2250 Little Valley Road, Birming- ham. AFTER-REHEARSAL DINN ER Mr. and Mrs. John Leamon Smith of Slocomb honored their son, Paul, and his pretty bride- elect, Janice Jackson, at a love- ly candlelight dinner party at eight o'clock Friday evening, January 5th, at the Lake Jack- son Clubhouse following the re- hearsal of their wedding at First Baptist Church. As guests arrived, they were served tomato or fruit iuice by Mrs. Don Teel and MrS, Zorn and son, Minette, Alabama in Florala with their Comer C.-Zoxn, who tered the hospital tests and treatment. GOSPEL SING TO BE HELD AT EBENEZER The Ebenezer i is the place to be this night, January 20, if pel singing is your cup The church is located miles north west of Hill. Special singing ~roupS be featured. The Hamp Nelson, church invites all to attend. WATCH THAT SUN About 115,000 new casO skin cancer are reported Guard against this disease avoiding excessive exposur the sun. That's th.e .the American Cancer tt rata SOUTH FIFTH STREET - FLORALA, ALABAMA 36'142 LARRY K. WOODHAM ......PUBLISHER- MERLE WOODHAM ......... ASSOCIATE - SUBSCRIPTION RATES- Covington County, Alabama ............. Elsewhere in Alabama ..................... Other States ............................ ESTABLISHED IN 1900 PUBLISHED WEEKLY ON THURSDAY FURNITURE AND APPLIANCES 5 piece $1000 DINETTES ~" Livingroom CHAIRS 00 Small Assorted TABLES s3ooq0oo CHEST with drawers 5 Electric and GAS20°° s35°° STOVES BEDS, complete with head boards DRESSER s30oo with mirror Nice SOFA and CHAIR SET WASHER (Like New ) REFRIGERATORS AT s45oo s 0OOup INC. ANDALUSIA, At. Hwy. 29 W. By Pass - Next to Radcliff Chevrolet Co.