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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 THE FLORALA NEWS-THURSDAY, • .. MRS. MCBEE Donna Bush Weds Jerry Victor McBee The marriage of Miss Donna Church of Florala, Alabama. Marie Bush of Florala, Alabama The ceremony was performed by and Mr. Jerry Victor McBee of the Reverend Joe Bates, pastor Sheridan, Arkansas, was beauti- of the church. The bride is the fully solemnized at three daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl o'clock, July twenty-second in Kinsey Bush of Florala, Ala- the First United Methodist bama and the groom is the son oI Mr. and Mrs. E. Victor McBee of Sheridan, Arkansas. A program of nuptial music was provided by Mrs. W. B. Mc- Clellan, organist, andMrs. Tom Pittman, soloist. Mrs. Pittman sang "Entreat Me Not to Leave Thee", taken from the first chapter of Ruth. The traditional wedding mar- ches were used for the proces- sional and the recessional. Forming an arch in the back- ground were two seven branched candelabras holding white lighted candles focusing their soft effect on baskets of white gladioli, chrysanthemums and taurus. Two green palms en- closed the altar where a golden cross was reverently placed. Blue ribbons with white lil- ies-of-the-vally marked the fa- mily pews. The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a gown of imported white silk organza in a Victorian style with full bishop sleeves and fitted bodice ac- centuated with Venise lace and and blue satin. Her softly gathered skirt and attached train were bordered with wide ruffles with her train flowing into a full chapel length. Her headpiece was a Victorian style bonnet of organza and lace with silk illus- ion chapel length veil. She car- ried a colonial bouquet of blue and white carnations entwined with agapanthuses. Mrs. Ronald Bradford of Fort Walton Beach, Florida, and Mrs. Asa Powell, sister of the bride, were matrons of honor. Each wore a floor length gown of baby blue dotted swiss. The long, full sleeves and the high rise collar accented the empire waist and full gathered skirt. Several rows of lace accented the bodice and gathered edge of the skirt. Each attendent carried a spray of white carnations embedded in white satin ribbon. In their hair they wore white ribbons en- twined with agapanthuses. Little Miss Allison Powell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Asa Powell of Andalusia, Alabama, and niece of the bride, served as flower girl. Her gown and Victorian bonnet, styled like the bride's were of white of white dotted swiss decorated with pas- tel blue flowers. She carried a white basket filled with white enatne ngravtn9 carnations and chrysanthemum petals. Mr. E. Victor McBee, fa- ther of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Asa Powell~of Andalusia, Ala- bama and Clayton Neff Ryan of Irvington, Alabama. For her daughter's wedding, For their wedding trip to Ar- kansas and California the bride wore a blue belted knit dress of red and white with a hem- line of red embroidered flow- ers. She wore a white carna- tion corsage. The couple will reside in Tallahassee, Florida. the mother of the bride wore a OUT OF TOWN GUESTS AT- pastel pink A-line dress, with TEND WEDDING lace bordering the neckline, waist and hem. Her headpiece was a pink floral petal design trimmed with matching net. She wore a white phalaneopsis or- chid. The groom's morner wore a mauve colored crepe dress with slight gathers at the waist. Her matching accessories were complimented by a white phal- aneopsis orchid. Following the ceremony, the bride's parents entertained at the Lake Jackson Club House. Miss Gay Benton of Temple Terrace, Florida, presided at the bride's book at a table cov- ered with pink lace overtaffeta. One candle arranged in car- nations adorned the table. The three-tiered wedding cake of pink rosebuds placed on a large mirror was served from a pink lace over taffeta cov- ered table by Misses Joan and Judy White of Florala. Thepink punch with its setting of green garland and baby's breath was served by Mrs. Michael T. Har- rison of Florala and Miss Diane Shoemaker of Cocoa, Florida. Accenting the table were white mints with pink rosebuds. Serving the chocolate pound cake from the groom's table by a green cloth and accented by a wooden candelabra and bowls of toasted nuts were Miss Sue Cook and Mrs. Joe Cox of Florala. The Clubhouse and its screened porch overlooking Beautiful Lake Jackson were beautifully decorated with green magnolias, wedding bells and white doves. The foyer had an arrangements of white carna- tions. Floor hostess was Mrs. Charlie B. Ryan. Rice girls handing out rice bags beauti- fully made by Mrs. Grady Wil- liams, were the little Misses Allison Powell, Mary Catherine and Angela Daniels and Julie Wever. Genuine Engraved Wedding Invitations / FREE -YOUR CHOICE OF - WEDDING TRAY OR - MONOGRAM NOTE PAPER WITH EACH ORDER Genuine Engraved Invitations $2200 EXTRA 2S's lNkO0 i ~i~!!~'', Only Genuine Engraving Is Socially Correct For TZ Bride.To.Bet. Beautygraved Wedding Invitations Finest Quality Vellum Paper ASK TO SEE OUR SAMPLE ALBUM, MANY BEAUTIFUL ENGRAVIHG STYLES TO CHOO6E FROM Person ized Napkins I Birth Announcements Wedding Anniversary Thank You Notes Drink Stirrers Engraved Stationery And Envelopes Business Cards I I I I III I I III I II I III I I Out of town guests attending the wedding of Miss Donna Bush and Mr. Jerry Victor McBee were Miss Sally LaRGe of Eus- tis, Florida; Mrs. Clara Dixon, Mr. and Mrs. Dowal Meggs, Mr. and Mrs. Roy- Daniels, An- gela and Mary Catherine, Mrs. Hazel Fowler, Mrs. Vivian WaRes and Mrs. Oreda Hedge of Tallahassee, Florida; Miss Gaff Benton of Temple Terrace, Florida; Mr. and Mrs. James Phelps of Mobile, Alabama; Mrs. Janie Bush Davis, Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Bush, Mrs. H. E. Skipworth, Mrs. Douglas Brim, Kelli and Susanne of Pensacola, Florida; Mrs. W. E. Wilkes of Milton, Florida, Mrs. Z. D. Na- pier of Chipley, Florida; Mrs. Charlie B. Ryan, Clayton Ryan of Irvington, Alabama; Lanue Ryan of Eglin Air Field; Mr. Z. D. Scoglela ol opp, Alabama; Little Miss Julie Wever of Mia- mi, Florida; Mrs. Harold McCusker of Lynbrook, New York; Mrs. Ronald Bradford of Fort Walton Beach, Florida; Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Oswald of Crestview; Mr. and Mrs. E. Victor McBee of Sheridan, Ar- kansas; and Miss Diane Shoe- maker of Coca Beach, Florida. AFTER REHEARSAL DINNER Mr. and Mrs. Asa Powell en- tertained the wedding party of Donna Bush and Jerry McBee with a lovely after rehearsal porch party at their home in An- dalusia, Alabama on July. 21. Beautiful arrangements of flowers and burning tapers car- rying out the bride's colors were found throughout the serving area. On the buffet table were watermelons artistically cut in tulip shapes complimenting the heavily laden table. Half a watermelon cut in a scalloped design served as a container for chilled watermelon balls enjoyed by the guests.through- out the evening. After the Reverend Joe Bates gave thanks, these guests enjoyed a delicious dinner: Mr. and Mrs. E. Victor McBee, Mr. and Mrs. Earl K. Bush, Mrs. W. B. McClellan, Mrs. Harold McCuster, Mrs. Charlie Ryan, Mr. Clayton Ryan, Reverend and Mrs. Joe Bates, Miss Gall Ben- ton, Miss Diane Shoemaker, Mr. and Mrs. ~Tqm Pittman, Mrs. Ronald Br'~dtord, Ailisbn anff ' ' Matt Powell. PANTRY SHOWER FOR MISS BUSH Miss Donna Bush, bride-elect of Jerry McBee, was recently complimented with a pantry shower at the home pf Mrs. Vivian WaRes in Tallahassee, Florida. Hostesses for the oc- casion with Mrs. WaRes were Mrs. Hazel Fowler, Mrs. Roy Daniels and Mrs. Charlie Ryan. More than twenty guests called during the evening bring~ ing with them gifts to stock the pantry. A cleverly arranged bouquet of handy household items served as the centerpiece forthe guests as they enjoyed games and refreshments. DINNER GUESTS Jerry McBee and his bride- elect, Miss Donna Bush were re- cent dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Bradford at Fort Walton Beach, Florida. BECKY DUNN EMPLOYED BY GLORIETA BAPTIST Becky Dunn of Florala is employed on the summer staff at Glorieta Baptist Assembly this year. Work assignments at the as- sembly include office work, conference room maintenance, dining hall, guest accom- modation and other services needed during the season. Glorieta Baptist Assembly is located on a 2,500-acre moun- tain site 18 miles east of Santa Fe, N. M. A 13-week summer program for Southern Baptists empha- sizes church'conferences, youth activities, mission studies and leadership training sessions. The assembly, open all year, is owned and operated by the Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention, Nashville, Tenn. ACTIVITIES PLANNED FOR GRACE BAPTIST YOUTH A skating party has been planned for all youth who at- tend Grace Baptist Church and those who will committ them- selves to attend. The church buses will leave Florala at 6:00 P.M. for the Chuck-O- Link roller rink in Opp, Ala- bama. All those who plan to attend should contact some of the church personnel. Each person will he responsible'for their own skating fee and for any accidents that may happen. Transportation and refresh- • ments will be furnished by the church. On Sunday morning at the lh00 o'clock service a "Trea- sure Hunt" is being vlanned. A special emphasis is being incorporated into this service and everyone is invited to at- tend. Some young person will actually find a hidden treasure, in addition to the hidden trea- sures which will be revealed in the service. An optimist is usually an individual who feels gob& The in its conceral Right, that and Below. Would you like to see your City Florala GROW in the next four SUCH AS: New Families moving into Florala and settling here. More jobs and payrolls. New homes constructed. Water, Sewage, and Gas lines extended. All city streets repaired and ones not paved to be A better Police Department More recreation and tourist trade attracted to Florala. More medical doctors attracted to our city. IF,,,YOUR ANSWER TO THE ABOVE IS YE,5,,r __ _ r_ Do not listen to rumors that these things cannot be done. Because I know they can be done. ON AUGUST 8 GIVE ME A CHANCE TO PROVE CAN BE CAN BE ACCOMPLISHED IN THE NEXT FOUR VOTE FOR ' ' * '~ * .... L PEACE NO, 4 FLORALA CITY COUNCIL (Pd. Psi. Adv. by Friends Of Jack F. Inablnett) 1412 W. 9TH. AVE. 5ubiect To Municipal Election OfAugust 8 And Sept. 12, 1972 IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO SEE EVERYONE BEFORE ELECTION BECAUSE OF THE ILLNESS AND DEATH OF MY SISTER MY TO MAKE VISITS HAVE BEEN LIMITED, SOMEWHAT. I LIKE TO SAY HERE THAT I VERY DEEPLY APPRECIATE CONSIDERATION OF OUR FRIENDS DURING THESE PAST ING D AYS. PLEASE REMEMBER ME TUESDAY, AUGUST 8TH WHEN TO THE POLLS TO CAST YOUR BALLOT FOR MAYOR COUNCILMEN. I HAVE AN EARNEST DESIRE TO BE YOUR COUNCIL[ PLACE NO. 1 AND IF ELECTED I PLEDGE TO DO EVERYT IN MY POWER TO SEE THAT FLORALA GROWS. I FEEL MY LONG BUSINESS EXPERIENCE QUALIFIES ME FOR THE AS COUNCILMAN, PLACE NO. 1 (Pd. Pal .Adv. By Wilson Jones, Florala, Alabama)