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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 Mrs. Hugh Stovall, Miss Beth Powell, Mrs. Jerry McDanlel, Cynthia Finley, honoree, Mrs. Barrow Bullard. Jr.. Mrs. Edward Davis, Mrs. Raymond Kelley, and Mrs. Jim Walker. Pre-Nuptial Shower Honors Miss Finley The Lake Jackson Club House was the lovely setting for a miscellaneous shower on the evening of May 27, honoring Miss Cynthia Finley, bride- elect of Mr. Tommy King. Upon Miss Finley's arrival, she was presented a pretty cor- sage in the form of a miniature bridal nosegay and a steam-dry iron by the hostesses. A beautilul arrangement of white gladioli, carnations, gyp- sophila, and yellow taurus, gra- ced the white linen and lace co- vered table in the foyer. Guests were greeted by Mz:s. Jerry McDaniel, assisted by her two lovely daughters, Melanie and Amy, and invited to enter the reception room, through a door- way swagged with yellow satin ribbon, centered with white sa- tin bells The honoree, radiant in a long gown of yellow and white checks, her chosen bridal colors, was joined in the reception line by her mother, Mrs. O. W. Fin- ley, dressed in a melon colored ..... gown, her sister, Miss Kathy F'inley, dressed in a pastel gown of dainty floral stripes, and Mrs. W. R. Peters, grandmother of the prospective groom, who wore black and silver. Miss Beth Powell invited guests to register in the bride's book which centered a table covered in white with a sheer white lace overlay. A minia- ture arrangement of white car- nations, yellow mums and gyp- sophila, encircling a single burning yellow taper and a white plumed registry pen, adorned Miss Kathy Finley, Mrs. this table, which was covered in white sa- The many lovely and useful tin with yellow net overlay and gifts were displayed on white swagged with yellow satin rib- draped tables swagged withyel- ban and bows. Burning yellow low satin ribbon, caught up at tapers in a five branched sil- intervals with yellow satinbows ver candlelabra lighted one end centered with tiny yellow shower of the table while a crystal umbrellas decorated with lilies of the valley, from which de- pended love knotted streamers. Mrs. Edward Davis and Mrs. Hugh Stovall, displayed the gifts. Mrs. Bartow Bullard, Jr., and O. W. Finley, Cynthia Finley, honoree, Mrs. W. R. Peters. licious lime sherbert punch, were served. Throughout the evening, a lovely background of piano mu- sic was provided by Miss Pam Bullard. Hostesses for this delightful punch bowl garlanded with yel- occasion were: Mrs. Barrow low mums, white carnations, Bullard, Jr., Mrs. Selman Earl gypsophila and leatherfern, Caton, Mrs. Edward Davis, sparkled at the other end. Mrs. Raymond Kelley, Mrs. Assorted dainty cookies, Jerry McDaniel, Miss Beth Po- cheese wafers, nuts, and mints well, Mrs. Willard Powell, Mrs. embossed in the bride's colors Hugh Stovall, Mrs. James p. of yellow and white and a de- Walker'and Mrs. Jack Webster. Mrs. Raymond Kelley, presided over the refreshment table, Mr. And Mrs. Edd Maddox 81 YEARS YOUNG -- Mr. A. C. Sellars celebrated his 81st birthday Monday, June 2, while still on the job at Florala Phar- macy where he serves as phar- macist and manager five days a week. It is really remarkable that a person can remain active and a contributing factor in his or her community at this age. Mr. Sellars came to work for the Florala Pharmacy in Oc- tober, 1915 After two years, he joined the service in July of 1917, serving during World War II. He lived and worked in Selma and Birmingham from 1925 to 1929 and returned to Florala and the Pharmacy in 1931, becoming manager in 1933. Congratulations are in or- der to Mr. Sellars on his long tenure of service to this com- munity. Finley - King Celebrate Golden Anniversary Friends and reiatives were privileged to share the hap- piness of Mr. and Mrs. Edd Maddox on June 1 when they celebrated their golden wed- ding anniversary. The afternoon reception was given by their son and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Mad- dox, in their home in Lockhart. Guests were greeted at the door by Mrs. Thomas J. Mad- dox. Mrs. Virgil Sanders pre- sided at the registry table. A floor length gold cloth, overlaid with lace, covered the table which held the four tiered anniversary cake. The cake was decorated with the tra- ditional golden wedding bells and 50th Anniversary inscrip- tion. Punch was served from a crystal bowl surrounded by yellow and gold day lilies. Nuts and mints were served in brass appointments. Coffee was served from an antique samavor at a table draped with a gold cloth overlaid with lace. A gold floral basket and candles completed the ar- rangements. Brass urns and containers filled with gladiolus and green- ,cry were placed throughout the house to add to the festive at- mosphere. Serving anniversary cake and punch were Mrs. Amos MeAl- pine, Mrs. Steven Geohagan, and Mrs. Dewey Davis. Mrs. A. G. Maddox presided at the coffee table. Others as- sisting with the reception were Mrs. J. L. Byrd, Sr., Mrs. William Smith, Jr., and Miss Ethel Donaldson. Registering at the gift table~ fit. Her corsage was a pink- was Mrs. Earl Turner. Thegift throated yellow orchid. Mr. tables were covered with gold Maddox wore a gold bou- linens on which were displayed tonniere. the many useful and beautiful The couple was married in gifts for the honored couple. Elba, Alabama on May 30, 1925. Mrs. Maddox wore a pink out- They have made their home in .. Mr. And Mrs. Maddox Covington County and in Dade County, where Mr. Mad- dox was employed with Pasco Packing Company. The couple has one son, two grandchildren, and one great- grandchild. TSeWedt Stee,eFamily eunionl Mrs. O. W. Finley of Pax- ton, Florida announces the final plans of the forthcoming mar- eld une riage of her daughter, Cynthia O Sue, to Tommy King, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph T. King, Sr., of Kingston, Tennessee. The wedding will be an event of June 14, 1975 at 7:30 in the evening in the Florala Churchof Christ. All friends and relatives of the two families are invited to attend. A reception will follow at the Lake Jackson Club House. The annual J. Steele family reunion of Hattiesburg, Missi- ssippi will be held this Sunday June 8 at Shelter number 1, Kamper Park on Hardy Street, according to Mrs. J. C. Cox of Laurel Hill. Mrs. Cox is one of the many, many friends and relatives of this area who are planning to attend this event. The late Mr. Steele left the area in 1885 and settled in Hat- tiesburg. Among the many descendents include a son, Jason (Jay) Steele, who was reared near Almarante Cemetery, and also members of the Campbell, Steele and Davidson families, who are scattered over the Flo- rida Panhandle westward. Pos- sibly some descendents reside in Covington County, Alabama. The local group plans on departing for Hattiesburg this Saturday. Those arriving in Hattiesburg and needing in- formation may call 583-0067; 584-7918 or 583-0582. THE FLORALA NEWS - THURSDAY, JUN MELINDA WOODHAM VISITS NIAGARA FALLS FOR ONE Melinda Woodham, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Wood- ham of Florala, has recently returned from a week's trip to Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. Miss Woodham accompanied Mrs. Lorena Sethman of Anda- lusia on the trip, who is a co- worker at the Mental Health Center in Andalusia. They at- tended the wedding of Mrs. Sethman's daughter, Norma Cook, who, prior to getting mar- ried, also worked at the Men- tal Health Center. The pair took a flight out of Montgomery on May 15 to At- lanta and from Atlanta to Buf- falo, New York, where they were met and driven to Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada as guests in the home of Mrs. Sethman's daughter and fa- mily, Mr. 'and Mrs. Bruce Ro- bertson. Quite naturally, the first place they visited was the Falls whP"~ ~os said to be "a lovely sigl ~aehold". The follow- ing day was spent in Penn Cen- ter at St. Catherine's, a few miles away, which is a big shopping center, one of the many attractions of Niagara Falls. After the wedding and recep- IT'S A BOY! Police Captain and Mrs. George Szpek announce the birth of their son, George Ashley, on May 30, 1975. The maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. John Mc- Ginty of Ozark, Alabama, and paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. George Szpek of Tra- verse City, Michigan. PIANO RECITAL On Saturday, May 31, a piano recital was presented by the students of Mrs. Sue Lawson at the First Baptist Church. Those attending were enter- rained with a wide variety of medleys, consisting of popular music and a selection of clas- sics by favorite composers. Twenty-five students parti- cipated in the evening of music. tion, one day Was spent at Lyons, New York, providing a nice interlude, After returning from Lyons, the remaining time was spent enjoying the sur- roundings of Niagara Falls. This included touring museums, such as Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum, Movie-Land Wax Museum, Houdini's Museum, and The Niagara Falls Museum. While visiting the School of Horticulture, they saw the fa- MISCELLA NEOUS SHOKER tiONORS bulous whirlpool Hydro's Floral also enjoyed shops along the As a nice visit, they ended seeing venture visit to the beautiful Niagara turning home one Thursday, May 22. MISS FINLEY . Sl~$oll Susan Johns Receives Degree Susan Day Johns, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wilford Camp- bell Johns of Victoria, Texas and the granddaughter of Mrs. Lala Johns and the late Wade Johns of Florala, Alabama re- ceived her Associate of Arts Degree from The Victoria Col- lege Victoria; Texas, on May 20, 1975. This was the 50th Commen- cement Exercise at Victoria College and Golden Anniver- sary Programs were received by the graduates and their fa- milies. Some 219 studentsgra- duated this spring. Miss Johns holds a 3.0 av- erage for the year. She will attend Texas Wom- an's University in Denton, Tex- as in the fall. Miss Johns will major in Library Science and Minor in History and Ger- man. Miss Cynthia Finley, whose marriage to Tommy King will be an event of June 14 at the Florala Church of Christ, was honored at a Miscellaneous Shower at the lovely home of Mrs. C. A. Moon, Monday even- ing, May 27. The appointed hours were between 7:30 and 9:00. Hostesses were Mrs. Moon, Mrs. Lois Clary, Mrs. Eldon Hudnall, and Mrs. James Caldwell. The bride-elect, chose to wear from her trousseau, a casual yellow pant suit. As guest arrived, they were invited into the lovely living room, which was beautifully de- corated with fresh flowers from Mrs. Moon's flower garden. Flowers were also placed at focal points throughout the home. The bride-elect was seated at a table in front of the fire place, where she had the joy of opening the many gifts and then passed them for viewing. Delicious refreshments of fresh strawberries, ice cream and cake were served. The hostesses gift was a large platter in Miss Finley's chosen china pattern. Honor guests were Mrs. Mary Nell Finley, mother of the bride-elect, Miss Kathy Finley, sister of the bride-elect, and Mrs. W. R. Peters, grand- mother of the groom-elect. PERSONAL Friends of Mrs. Annie L. DaviS, will be glad to know that she has returned home, after three weeks visit with her daughter and husband, in Chatom, Alabama. THE ULTIMATE | LORNE GREN[ PJ:IUL "'7H& N With Our Dollar Day Savings SALE ENDS JUNE 7 FAMOUS MAKE ZORRIES' 65 percent Polyester, 35 percent Rayon. Perma Press. Light Plaids & Checks. Waist Sizes from 30 to 36. Made to Sell for $15.00 Beautiful Buy For Only Stfiy cool at the beach or around the house. Durable, but comfortable. Buy them for the whole family. Pr. LADLES' For CHILDREN'S SOIL REMOVER Regular $1.27 1 6-OZ. SIZE PINTS - 50 CT. PKG. QUARTS - 40 CT. PKG. 1/2 GALS. - 24 CT. PKG. OUR REG. 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