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lieGE ©SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED• ALL RIGHTS RESERVED• PROHIBITED• UIIUBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION ALA NEWS- THURSDAY, MAY 18, 1972 ' PAGE 3 % if:? : i: all of East Tallassee; Mr. and Clubs during the Pensacola con- Mrs. PhilipMcKinnonofCrest- Officers Installed At Joint LBW CIVITAN CLUB vention. view, Florida; Mr. and Mrs. TAKES TOP HONORS LBW members attending the Harry Ponder, Mrs. A.G. Haig- two-day convention included ler and Mrs. A. L. Lynn, all Garden Club Meeting May II AT CONVENTION Mike Norris, Evelyn Farmer, of Brewton; Mrs. J.E.Grimes, and Ellen Sims, all of Green- Mrs. Ruth Morrow and Pam, The Collegiate Civitan Club of ville; Rex Butler, Robert Hol- Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Dean and The Florala Garden Club, the les, nuts and punch were served. Lurleen B. Wallace State Jun- Icy, Sammy Shakespeare, Janie Steven, Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Bluebell Garden Club and the An enjoyable time was had by for College walked away with top Conley, Sue Neese, Saundra Wil- Stanley and Leo Finklestein all Daffodil Garden Club held a joint all. honors during the annual liams and Cathy Lee, of Andalu- of Opp, Jim Rogers, Edgar Fan- meeting Thursday night, May II Alabama-West Florida District sis; Diane Pose and Peggy Og- nin, Miss Janice Rains, Miss at 8 o'clock at the Lake Jack- ~, ..,~.~. Civitan convention held inPen- lesby, of Red Level; Kathy Dunn, Martha Cannon, Miss Jennie son Club House. The meeting ..~e-'~ " sacola, Florida on May 5 and 6. of Florala; Carol AnnMclntyre, Pinckard, Steve Bozeman, and was called to order by Mrs. A1- ~ The number one award in the of McKenzie; and Curtis Miss Vicki Park, all of Troy. herin Gamble, president of.the district, the Outstanding Club Thomasson, LBW Counselor and Florala Garden Club. Mrs. Award, went to the LBW Club. Collegiate Civitan advisor. Hurshel Causey read the Gar- Convention members also elect- Luncheon Honors den Club Collect. An inspiring ed two LBW students as dis- BARBECUE SUPPER installation service followed Birth Announcement trict Governor and Lt. Gover- AT STANLEY C0gM. a short business meeting. Mrs. nor for the coming year. Rex Butler, of Andalusia, was elec- The Stanley Community As- Miss Gibson, Charles Howell was the instal- Mr. and Mrs. Roger Prescott ted Governor and Robert Hol- sociation will sponsor a barbe- areling as°fficer'follows:The new officers are happy to announce the Icy, of Andalusia, was named Lt. cue supper at the Community Bridesmaids Florala Garden Club - presi- arrival of a baby girl, Shannon Governor. Center Saturday night, May ~-0. Among the lovely pre-nup- dent, Mrs. Alberta Gamble; Denette, weighing six pounds and A national service club for Barbecue pork and chicken tial parties complimenting Miss vice president, Mrs. Flonnie Karen Gibson whose marriage Jackson; treasurer, Mrs. A. C. to Mr. Doug Robbins was an Sellars; secretary, Mrs. Marion event of May 7, was a delight- Mickelson. ful bridesmaid luncheon, Sat- Bluebell Garden Club-presi- urday, May 6th, at the Gables dent, Mrs. Alva Skinner; vice Hotel Restaurant in Andalusia. president, Mrs. Jimmy Collins; Hostesses for the I:00 p.m.. treasurer, Mrs. AlfredMcNeill; luncheon were the members of secretary, Mrs. Hurshel Cau- nine ounces. She arrived at college men and women, the with everything that goes with t0:45 a.m. at Mizell Memorial Collegiate Civitans also met it, will be served. Hospital in Opp, Alabama. with Junior and Senior Civitan Serving begins at 6:30 p.m. Grandparents are Mr. and u I III I Mrs. John W. Senn and Mr. and Mrs. Fulton Prescott. PERSONALS - decorated with fresh spring flowers and candlelight. A massive fan shaped ar- rangement of mixed spring flow- ers adorned the sideoftheroom where the bride and groom were receiving. There was no formal receiving line. Miss Vicki Favors of Phenix City, presided at the register table covered in a white lace cloth. The table was marked with the bride's book and wasdecor- ated with a burning white taper in a single silver candlestick. The guests were served cake from a beautiful lace covered table. The bride's cake was a four tier Grecian columned em- bossed with lily of the valley, green leaves and white yellow throated orchids. A touch of purple was used. Each tier was edged with white fluted satin. The top tier was embossed with two white doves, lily of the val- ley and orchids. Mrs. Grady Williams, Jr., assisted by Miss Degie Lake of Troy, cut and served the cake. A silver candelabra with burning tapers flanked this table and some of the bridesmaids bas- kets were placed here. The groom's table held a cho- colate, colorful fruit topped cake and was decorated with two ma- hogany candlesticks holding brown tapers. Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Robbins, Jr., of Deca- tur presided at this table. The punch table was presided over by Mrs. Danny Harrison, assisted by Miss Rachel Rawls of Troy. Fruit punch was served from a handsome silver service and nuts, mints and cheese straws were served from the punch table. Others assisting in serving were Mrs. Charlie Tisdale, aunt of the bride, of Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. For traveling the bride changed into a pants suit of poly- ester knit. The colors of green, yellow, pink and purple were used in the suit, and with this she wore a detachable pink rose- bud corsage from the bride's bouquet. After a short honeymoon trip to Jekyll Island, Georgia the couple will be at home in Ozark. Among the out-of-townguests attending were: Mr. and Mrs. Hugh V. Cook of Jacksonville, Florida; Mr. and Mrs. Porter Wilson, Mrs. Grace Hansford, all of An- dalusia; Mr. and Mrs. M. D. Gibson, Mrs. Ralph Mabry, all of Columbus, Georgia; Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Gibson of Hartford; Mrs. Earl Gillespie and Roger of Montgomery; Steve Denton of Senatohia, Mississippi; Mrs. J. M. Lewis, Jr., and Kathy of Clarksdale, Mississippi; Mr. and Mrs. Edward Nail, Miss Cynthia Nail, Mr. and Mrs. Per- ry Rutherford, Mr. and Mrs. Philip Anderson, Curt and Phil, all of DeFuniak Springs, Flor- ida: Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher D~vidson, Mrs. Alvin Veasey, held in the main dining room of the Opp Country Club, Opp, Ala- bama. Upon arrival guests were greeted by Mr. and Mrs. Stanley and invited into an ad- journing room where guests visited until dinner was served. Guests were seated at the white linen covered v-shaped ta- ble. The bride's color theme was carried out in the lovely floral arrangements. The groom-elect presented his attendants gifts of leather billfolds. Following the presen- tation of gifts the groom expressed his appreciation for such a lovely party. Guests other than members of the bridal party were: Mr. and Mrs. Hugh V, Cook of Jack- sonville, Florida; Mr. and Mrs. Porter Wilson of Andalusia, Alabama; Mr. and Mrs. Ker- mit Robbins and Blake of Deca- tur, Alabama; Mrs. J. M. Lewis, Jr., Miss Kathy Lewis of Clarksdale, Mississippi; Mr. Steve Denton of Senatobia, Mis- sissippi; Mrs. Ken Vaitis of Montgomery, Alabama; -Mr. Tommy Pittman of Florala; the Reverend and Mrs. Joe Bates of Florala, and Mrs. Charles E. Wilson, Jr., of Albany, Georgia. Homecoming To Be Observed At Smyrna Annual homecoming will be observed at the Smyrna Baptist Church, Sunday, May 21. The day's activities will begin with the opening assembly at 9:45 a.m. with Sunday School at 10 o'clock. Morning worship will be at 11 o'clock with the pastor, the Reverend O. E. Perkins giv- ing the sermon. At noon time, dinner will be served on the grounds, after which past pastors will be recognized and a brief church history given. At ~.:15 there will be special music and con- grngational singing. Past pastors of the church are Reverends V. D. Maraman, C. T. Thames, Royce Wise, Henry Ward, J. H. Cooper, E. C. Flem- ing, J. F. Powell, R. L. Mc- Curley, James KinchenandJ. H. Caraway. Ministers who have been ordained at the church are V. D. Maraman, Pat Wise and Billy Mills. Deacons ordained include James Hughes, Eulon Mills, F. N. Mills, R.G. Fleming, John D. Adams, Vernon Robbins, Frank Cassady, H. N. Peters, V. D. Maraman, Bud Boles, Ar- thur Maraman, Fulton Prescott and Alex Leonard. Those re- ceived as deacons are H.W.B. Eason, Pat Wise, Sam Helms, Bob Messer, Hardy Dorsey and Grady Maraman. The boys are assigned to the 64th Armor Division at Schweinfurt, Germany. PHONE 858- 2502 and J YOUR COUNTY COMMISSIONER DISTRICT ONE ON JOBS MORE INDUSTRY BETTER ROADS CLEAN GOVERNMENT DISTRICT 1, 0PP, Ala. (Pd. P:I. Adv. by Jiffy Adams, Opp, Ala.) a white sa- Bible with ending Valley. This juliet cap of to which veil of flared ~aist. Pearls on all the lace. The scalloped satin was lace with seed a Vlc- a sheer lace of the were ex- and groom andle and lit izing that they but one. en in marriage er, Thomas M. in her for- yel- bows cen- satin hearts. in the foyer statice, White gypso- hemums a candelabra The ree graduated ement of accented with Changed before )f flow- candlelight. the center was arrange- large statice and Two fourteen candelabra, tapers, :ement on each eofthearched ornate candle- entwined with were large rought iron can- the wedding delightful music. wedding )roces- Only Just recessional sang, One 'The Lord's for the ben- "Love throughout the E. Wilson, Jr., daughter of Gibson and Gibson and and Sr. of Wedding Guests Immediately following the Gibsons Hosts Pat Denton, cousin of the bride of Senatobia, Mississippi, served as matron of honor. Other attendants were Miss Pat Robbins, sister of the groom of Opp, Miss Carol Boman of Montgomery, Miss Susan Tray- lor of Montgomery, Miss Sherrie Cole of Phenix City, Miss Carla Carroll of Troy, Mrs. Carla Bozeman of Troy and Miss Shells Belden of Atlanta, Georgia. The attendants were gowned alike in formal dresses over white taffeta. The gowns fea- tured empire bodices with a pur- ple ribbon accenting the empire waist. There was a self ruf- fle around the neckline and the long bishop sleeves. The at- tendants wore large white pic- ture hats with long purple rib- bon streamers. They wore mat- ching purple peau do sole san- dals. The carried white bas- kets with an arrangement of yellow daisies, purple statice, pink carnations and white gysp- sophila. Little Miss Vicki Robbins, sister of the groom, served as flower girl. She wore a long yellow dotted swiss fashioned with short puff sleeves and a matching yellow velvet ribbon in her hair. Her basket was identical to those of the at- tendants. Kermit Robbins, Sr., father of the groom, of Opp, served as best man. Ushers 'and grooms- men were FletcherGibson, bro- ther of the bride:of Florala, Donnie Robbins, brother of the groom of Opp, Woody Bozeman of Troy, Phil Bassett of Troy, Rickey Stanley of Opp, Arnold Finklestein of Opp, Benny Pinc- kurd of Troy and Ron Drinkard of Troy. They wore adventure style tux in dark gray with pink shirts. Their boutonniers were pink rosebuds. Fletcher Gibson and Donnie Robbins lighted the candles and placed the white aisle cloth. Mrs. Gibson, mother of the bride, chose for the wedding an ensemble of pink silk linen. The dress featured long chiffon sleeves and a tie at the neck- line. The coat was sleeveless. She wore pink accessories, short white gloves and a purple orchid corsage. Mrs. Robbins, mother of the groom, selected for the wedding a blue sheath dress with white accessories. She wore a purple orchid corsage. Immediately following the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Gibson entertained at a reception at the Lake Jackson Club House on the shores of Beautiful Lake Jackson. Mrs. Mildred Kendrick di- rected the wedding. W F C Sunday School class sey. Mr. Philip Chance and Mr.l l A Mfifirp nm Pmmnn~n~T of the First United Methodist Daffodil Garden Club - pre- and Mrs. James Scrineur of,~ o. ~l. ........~ ,4.., ......... Church, Florala, Alabama. sident, Mrs. Ginger Moore; vice Mobile spent Sunday withtheir a ---e-'aI -- - S"-'" - ~-- " Guests were seated at the president, Mrs. Wade Phillips; white linen covered U-shaped treasurer, Mrs. Tom Gibson; mother and grandmother, Mrs. S[J Cl I on t:ptlC lank table. Places were marked secretary, Mrs. lllean McDon- C.M. Chance. • • Cleamng during the month with cards. The centerpiece ald. for the table was a lovely floral Dainty sandwiches and cook- Mr. and Mrs. AI Willard of Birmingham and Mrs. T.M. ~. I? ~ .... ~i I,, ,, ,~ arrangementroses, consiting of red - PERSOHALS - Gresham of Oppspenttbeweek- Ul lVl£t~ tlIIU JUI|IL: The bride-elect presented her Mr. and Mrs. George Hartley end with Mrs. C. M. Chance attendants with gifts of jew- of St. Augustine, Florida are and Frances Chance. CALL: US elry. To the soloist, Miss spending several days in Flo- Clara Rasberry, the honoree rala and with her mother, Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Mason l A ~/[~"~"~][~l~ presented a piece from her cho- Nettle Johnston in the Covington e.j~e ~.. ',n,o ±vI%JVL~LL..J of White Sands, New Mexico sen pattern of fine silverware. Manor in Opp. She also presented Mrs. Reba arrived here Sunday for several Wilson, organist, with a piece Mr. and Mrs. Merton Reeves weeks' visit with her mother, RT. 1 ANI)ALUSIA Telephone 222-4885 • from her chosen pattern, had as their guests on Mo- Mrs. Esther Burdshaw. , , ,- , Included in the guest list were ther's Day for dinner, their chil- the following: Miss Vickie Lynn dren, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Rhodes, ~; ~;~=~ ...... Robbins, Mrs. Kermit Robbins, Alicia, Buddy, Cheri, and Dave, ~,~ ~ ~ ~- ~,~ -v ~ ~ -~-~ ~ ~,~~ ~ ~ _~ ~::~:::~=~ ':~:~ Sr., Miss Pat Robbins, Miss and Mr. and Mrs. Davis Wil- Y .... ~e.~,e~o~an,~ve~e~-,,~m~oo,~ ~o.,.~..~.- ~ FARM BUREAU INSURANCE CO ............ ton, Miss Carol Boman, Miss thon and Mr. and Mrs. Roy • ...... ~ ~:: .... . . • mRS. ROSSONS ~ Sherry Cole, Miss Susan Tray- Rhodes, Sr., of Enterprise. ~':': ~ "~ ..... ~::~-'-~- ...... z~ ....... ..... "~{' ~" ~ Carroll,W°°dYson, Jr.,B°zeman'MrS'Mrs.CharleSporterMiSSE'CarlaWil-Wil- Anniel6,ted ontheirthisSUe Cawthon also celebra- birthdays, May 15 andhappy day. A birth- ll IS PROU D TO !*~ht Ce ny Un" Ka son, Mrs. J. M. Lewis, Jr., day cake with candles and ice 4~ l~l~~ Mrs Tom Gibson, MissKaren cream was served. Pictures ANNOUNCE 6 1 remo lie8 ren Gibson, Miss Clara Rasberry, were made and gifts were for Mrs. Leonard F. Smith, Jr., both, Alice and her aunt, Annie~ ~ ]~~ I and Mrs. W. F. Rasberry. Sue. ~ • "mKn ¢~ d D g[ R bbi ..... ~'~ LYNETTE ~ ' t lVl It II_ ..dql 9 ~ O H ~' O ~'~.~ Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Hewett • ~ii~i~ ~!b~nbecamewast~pped~ththebrida~b~u-marr~age~the~rdaughter~Ka-A~e~]?~ehear~a~ Mrs. Merton Reeves Sunday af-i, ~i ZESSIN ~.as Robbins in quet consistingofpinkrosebuds, ren, and Douglas Robbins of ternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Hewett :'~ht wedding white gypsophila and pink satin Opp on Sunday afternoon, May Dinner Party are former residents of Flo- 't~ :iiii!li! - rain. She is a sister to Queen- . ~irst United ribbon. On entering the bride seventh, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Gib- ie Reeves. "~ • of Florala, gave to her mother a long son entertained at a lovely aY, May sev- stemmed pink rosebud, and on reception in the club room of Mr. andMrs. Hubert Stanley as Agent nn Florala IOcl in the af- leaving gave one to the groom's the Lake Jackson Club House. of Opp, Alabama, were hosts to Friends will be interested to r mother. Mrs. Wallace Rasberrythe Gibson-Robbins wedding learn that Ross Wright~ Jr., deBates, pus- Miss Debbie Morgan of Flor- greeted the wedding guests at party and other invited guests Donnie and Dale Franklin and the impressive ham Park, New Jersey served the door and welcomed them into following the wedding rehearsal Harris LeMaire, Jr., have been PERMANENT OFFICE TO BE OPEN IN FLORALA SOON ~. the bride as maid of honor. Mrs. the reception room beautifully on the evening of May 6, 1972. promote~ to Specialist 4 in the This delightful party was United StatesArmy. IN THE MEANTIME TELEPHONE MRS. ZESSIN AT HER HOME,