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USESU D ALL RIGHTS . . MRS. GREEN Ceremony Unites Pel ham- Green Miss Deborah Jo Pelham, daughter of Mrs. Clara Pelham, became the bride of Mr. Curtis Clair Green of Amarillo, Texas, in a candlelight ceremony at the First Baptist Church of SAMSON, ALABAMA - 4 BIG NIGHTS - WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY JULY 1, 2, 3, 4 II doin'whet W ~CIT~.S GLEN CAMP.ELL- KIM DARBY .HALWALU$' Saturday, May 30, 1970, at 6:30 p.m. The Rev. Fred White officiated. Pre-nuptlal music was by Mrs. Fred White, accompanied by Mr. David Willis of Florala, Alabama, who sang "Whither Thy Goest" and "The Lords Prayer." Nuptial vows were exchanged before an elaborate background of arched and seven branch cathedral candelabra arranged in a pyramid formation. Form- ing a focal point in the center was a pedestal basket with a massive arrangement of mixed spring flowers. Pews were marked with lily-of-the-valleys tied with yellow ribbon. Given in marriage by her brother, Max Pelham, thebride wore a gown of silk organza designed with an empire bodice and bell shaped sleeves of Alen- con lace and seed pearls. The . . MRS. GOOLSBY neckline was accented by a s le strand of pearls. MoWs Double Ring of the lace enhanced the A-line skirt. Her waist length veil illusion was held by forward"t.eremony Unites of WELCH'S HOST TO WHIDDON FAMILY GATHERING The E. A. Whiddon family gathered on Sunday, June 21, at beautiful Lake Jackson with Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Welch as host and hostess. The morn- ing was spent getting acquainted with new family members, re- minescing of former days and making plans for annual reun- ions. At noon bountiful baskets of food were spread to the follow- ing: Mr. and Mrs. Charlle Welch and Ben, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Geohagan and Jo Ellen of Flor- ala; Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Walt- man, Rusty, Chucky, Renee and Cindy of Pensacola, Fla.; Mr. Jesse Whiddon, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Owens, Tommy, Lynn and Scott, Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Parker and Wendy of Columbus, Ga.; Mrs. Doris Ktrkland, Nancy, Bobby, Robin and Les- lie of Rochester, Indiana; Mr. lace petals centered with a and Mrs. Fred Avant of Pen- Isby sacola, Fla.; Mrs. Peggy Ma- minature pearl crown. The Hargrove, Goo leer of Clalrsviile, Chio; Mr. bride carried a classic cascade of yellow roses centered with a white orchid. Mrs. Sandra Steele of Laurel Hill, Floirda, was her sister's matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Miss Llnda Nobles and Miss Regina Smith, both of Florala. Miss Sharon Adams, neice of the bride, was flower girl. The bride's attendents wore floor length gowns of yellow peau de soie accented with lace. The veils were made of match- trig peau de soie bows and an illusion of net. The matron of honor and bridesmaids car- ried colonial boquets of white minature chrysanthemums ac- cented by yeliow ribbon. The flower girl carried a Rattan basket of white rose petals. Mr. Lloyd Green served his son as best man. Usher- groomsmen were Gary Waters of Ft. Racker, Alabama and Mike Steele, nephew of the bride, Laurel Hill, Florida. Canctlellghters were Chris and Joe Steele, nephews of the bride. Shannon Adams, also a nephew of the brtde, was ring bearer. Mrs. Pelham, mother of the bride, chose a dress of pL.~k crepe with a matching lace coat and pink accessories. Mrs. Blelch, mother of the groom, chose a dress of yellow knit with white accessories. Mrs. Green, step-mother of the groom, wore a beige knit with mint green accessories. The mothers wore lavender orchid corsages. Following l~e ceremony a reception waz held in the Church Fellowship tiall. Wr DDING RECEPTION 7,,mediately following the marriage of Miss Debby Pelham and Mr. CurtlsGreen, Saturday, May 30, 1970, a wedding re- oeption was held in the Fellow- ship Hall of the First Baptist Church. The Hall was elaborately de- corated with traditional wedding bells draped with yellow rib- bons. Mrs. Irene Moore greeted guests at the door and present- ed them to the receiving line. Guests registered in the bridesbook attended by Mrs. Max Pelham, sister-in-law of the bride. The table was cover- ed with a white lace cloth de- Miss Belinda Ann Hargrove became the bride of John Mar.. vin Goolsby in an impressive double ring ceremony at the First Baptist Churchon Friday, June 19. The Reverend Fred White of- ficiated at the lovely candle- light marriage rites at 7:00p.m. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sherron Hobble Hargrove of Lockhart. Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. Walter Goolsby of Laurel Hill, Florida. Mrs. Fred White, organist, presented a delightful program of nuptial music. She concluded the marrlage ceremony by play- ing "The Lord's Prayer" on the chimes. Vows were exchanged before a lovely background of candle- light and bridal flowers. Seven- branched wrought iron candel- abra formed a cathedral arch in the center, behind a mas, sire basket arrangement. Candles were lighted by Jo Ellen Geohagan of Plorala and Jonathan Sellers of Red LeveL The bride ~ given in mar- riage by her father. The bride wore a street length dress of white crepe knit. She carried a ~ilite Bible topped with a lace handkerchief and centered with an orchid and lilies of the val- ley. The bride's mother selected for her daughter's wedding a yellow crepe with matching ac- cessories and a corsage of white carnations. Mrs. Goolsby, the groom's mother, chose for her son's wedding a printed silk. Her corsage was of white carna- tiops. Immediately following the ceremony the bride's parents entertained at a wedding ~cep- tion at their home in Lockhart. Pink wedding punch was served from a crystal service by Mrs. Wayland Harrison. Mrs. Harold C-eohagan cut and served the wedding cake to relatives and friends. After a honeymoon on the Florida Coast the couple is at home in Lockhart. The bride is a graduate of Florala High School. The groom is also a graduate of Flbrala High School and is presently a student at Douglas McArthur State Tech- nical Institute in Opp. corated with a cluster of mina- Slephen, MonroevKle, Alabama; lure chrysanthmums. Mrs. arid Mrs. Johnnie Owens, Cake was served by Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Nell Peterson, L fl.q. borately embossed with yellow &iot pat mmJ J' 'K WIIII lure bride and groom. IIHA $11RMm.Nmhtmm.ummmm m~tu roses and topped with a mina- R~ucw PaUL tt~. 0nctsd by J#tCK R~L~. Je Sor~ by MARGUERITE ROBERTS. Be~KI on the novel by O.IARLES PORTIS l~lnch, assorted nuts and Joseph Adams, cousin of the bride, and Mrs. Nell Peterson, cousin of the bride, from a table covered with white satin over-lald with white net and draped with yellow ribbon. Highlighted in the center of the brides table was the beautiful three tiered wedding cake ela- I~.11UC~ ~ ON ~ RECOR~I TEO'INICOJORA PARAMOUNT PICTURE []=.=" ______ - 4 BIG NIGHTS SUNDAY, MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY JULY 5, 6, 7, 8 CANNES FILM FESTIVAL WINNER! "Best Film By a New D~rector" A man went looking for America. And couldn't find it anywhere... mints, were served by Mrs. Johnny Owens of Mobile, Ala- bama and Miss Katherine Shy. der of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Music was provided by Mr. Neff Peterson of Mobile, Ala- bmm~ throughout the recepUo~. The bride chose as her going away outfit, a yellow knit vest and skirt with a white crepe blouse accented with lace. Her corsage was the orchid from her wedding bouquet. After a wedding trip to Flor- ~e couple is residing at 96, Blllys Mobile Dothan, Alabama. After Rehearsel Party Mrs. Lloyd Green, Mrs. Her- man Bleich and Mrs. Bob Kano entertained with an after reher- sal party, May 29, 197% in the home of Mrs. Clara Pelham, honoring Deborah Pelham and Curtis Green. About thirty guests enjoyed the kospltality of thehostosses. Mobile, Alabama; Miss Carola Hayes, Montgomery, Alabama; Mrs. Shirly Story and son, JerrY, Mrs. Margie Cobb, Mr. Pat Whitehead, Dothan, Ala- bama; Mrs. Doris Wtlkens and daughter, Rhonda, Mrs. Verlon McLeod, Mr. Jobnnle McLeod, Pensacola, Florida; Mr. Jahn- nte Elrod, Mr. Jerry Newsome, Ft. Rucker, Alabama. and Mrs. Alvin Whiddon and Dwight, Mr. and Mrs. Holmes Whiddon and Ashleigh Ellen, Mr. and Mr. Ernest Tyler of Birmingham; Mr. and Mrs. Ce- cil Beomon Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Beomon Jr., Staci and Mark of Tampa, Fla.; Rev. and Mrs. N. L. Robinson of Baton Rouge, La.; Mr. Earl Whiddon of Crest'view, Fla.; Mr. and Mrs. Obie Rogers and Johnny Sellars of Red Level and friends Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Geohagan and Mr. and Mrs. Tom Davis of Panama City, Fla. PERSONALS Mrs. Larry Williams (Kay Pelham) and children of Cl~arl- eston AFB, S. C. are spenumg several weeks with her parents, Mr. an~ Mrs. Dean Pelham, prior to transfers to Robins AFB, Ca. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Adklson of Ocala, Florida are spending the weekend with his sister and family, Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Scobagan. Mrs. Sophie Sweda of Wanke- gan, Illinois and Mrs. Serald J. Sweda (Hilda Parker), and son Brook, age 6, are visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Parker. The Parkers will return home with their daughter around the 4th of July. STATE OFFICERS - New officers of the Alabama Extension at the organization's 44th annual meeting in Montgomery are, from left New Hope, president; Mrs. Walter L. Howard, Jr., Birmingham, King Smith, Atmore, District m director; Mrs. Rebecca Jockisch Mrs. Hugh Byrd, Rivervtew, District IT director; and Mrs. Delma Seay, man. Terms of the other officers have not expired. About 700 homemakers Extension homemaker members in Alabama, were In Montgomery for PERSONALS PERSONALS - Mrs. T. M. Gresham from Kllgore, Texas arrived here last Thursday for a week visit with her mother, Mrs. C. M. Chance and other relatives. Sgt. First Class Stanley R. McCarthy, Mrs. McCarthy, and son, Doyle of Fort Bragg, N.C. and Mr. and Mrs. Walter W. Starnes and son, Royce of Dilley, Texas, spent the first of last week sightseeing in Washington D. C. They return- ed to Ft. Bragg, June llth. Mr. tended homecoming and Mrs. Starnes are Mrs. Creek last Sunday. McCarthy's parents. They are spending the month of June t" with the McCarthys. Capt. D~. id Chance from Ft. Rucker is spending a few days with home folk. CHOOSf YOUR DRUGGIST AS YOU WOULD YOUR DOCTOR J 8-2955 ! MONDAY tkn~ SATURDAY - Closed Sundeys. Ho~s ll.~0 AM Til 7:00 PM E,,,,ge,,ct D,ei 8-4475 Cemes Sth Ave. & Sth St. III I want to personally invite you to a "Bar- becue-Get-Together" in Montgomery on Saturday, July 11 so I can thank you and all my workers for the outstanding job you did in our victorious governor's race. The place is Garrett Coliseum. Food will be served from 12:00 noon to 2:00 P.M. Entertainment will be from 11:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Make plans now to come on out and be with me and your fellow Wallace workers from all 67 counties. Your Friend, Mrs. Tom Hart from Opp at- at North Mrs. L. ~L ed with the Saturday. Mr. and Sr. of Mrs P.M. ( ren Grand BaY, with Mrs. Chance. il ii?i iii i:~ !/!!ill !i if! //i ~i i~I ii i/!i!iiiiiill~ !!i i!!i!ii:i!i~ ~: , i:~ .... 8'~/0" Natural Color OF YOUR CHILD Limit: ] Per Person / 2 Per Family / GrouO$ |: The Lasting Gift Select from Several Poses Babies and Children of All Ages Portraits Delivered in Store Photographers Hours Dally: 10-] & 2.5 10 FLORALA, ALAB .__ JULY 7 - 9 II IIIII II I P/~IDO COMPANY ,n assoE,at,on eilh RAYBERI PRODUCTIONS presents star,ng Cut=Or-Town Guests Cut-of-town guests attending the ceremony were: Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Green, Amarillo, Texas; Mrs. Herman Bletch and so~s, Herman and Ronn~, Rut= land, Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Kane, New Orleans, La.; neth Pelham and Catherine Sny- der, Baton Rot~e, La.; Mr. and Mrs. Max Pelham and daughler, PETER FONDA DENNIS HOPPER s~, ,,,~ =~, ~=,, M~s. R, B. Coleman and son.