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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 . .o~l THE FLORALA NEWS - THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, emen After 50 Years .... Around And About Johnsons ddin Mr. and Mrs. Tom R. John- Imo celebrated their 50th Wed- ding Anniversary, Sunday, SOp- [ember 19 at the Paxton Town Hall in Paxton, Florida. An impressive ceremony of Umm renewing their wedding VOws given by the Reverend W. Wise, was the event that 8tarred the evening of activi- ties. Mrs. Johnson, wearing a lovely gold double net floor length gown, with a gold cym- IMdium orchid corsage, was escorted down the center of ~e room by her son, Tom Johnson, Jr., to a table which Imld an open Bible, two single candelabrums holding yellow tapers, and a lovely arrange- Inent of yellow and white daisy roams. On both sides of the table were large arrangements Of yellow glads in gold and white basket stands. She was met by her husband and three daughters, Bertha llardesty, Dorothy Yates and Betty Edmondson, who were ber attendants. Ed Hardesty served his father-in-law as best man. A large yellow and gold four- tiered cake was served by Bertha Hardesty and Charlotte Johnson. Dorothy Yates served yellow punch from a crystal enew OWS Approximately 150 ~uest8 were registered by Misses Chris Edmondson and Sandra Fleming, granddaughters. The guests were then greeted by daughter, Betty Edmondsonand Angelta Thomas. Two large tables covered with white held the many lovely gifts that were displayed by Cberyl Bass and Midge Ber- gantzel. Mr. and Mrs. Johnson have four children, Bertha Hat- dusty, Mountainview, Arkan- sas; Tom Johnson, Jr., Mill- ville, New Jersey; Dorothy Ya- tes, Jacksonville, Florida; Betty Edmondson, Paxton, Flo- rida. The Johnsons also have ele- ven grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Notice Of Meeting by Vera Whiddon. The Lois Sunday School class will meet on the third Wednesday, October 20, in the home of Mrs. Nannie Hocl~t with Miss Vera Whiddon as co- Mrs. Sybil Mickler return- ed home Saturday after a weeks vacation at the home of her daughter and family, Comman- der and Mrs. George F. Wright, Augela and Gregory of Jack- sonville, Florida. Mrs. Larry Woodham, Miss Sherry Woodham of Florala, and Mrs. Clara ParkerofGen- eva were week-end guests in the home of Mr, and Mrs. Ma- lone Cooper of Montgomery, Alabama. On Saturday even- ing, they attended the wedding of the Cooper's son, Gregory, to Julie Brndway. Mrs. Coop- er is a sister to Mrs. Wood- ham and daughter of Mrs. Par- ker. Mrs. Clara Parker is spend- ing a few days with her daugh- ter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Woodham, before re- turning to her home in Gen- eva. Mrs. Easter returned home after several days in with Mr. and Mrs. Wynpll Icy and family. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. lips and famil end with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. W. W. have returned home spending three weeks ton, North Carolina tires. Mr. and Mrs. cheson and Gregory and Mr. and Mrs. cheson of Huntsville, with Mrs. A. J. cheson during the Sonya Mosely Pledges Mrs. Larry Woodham spent ~i! ilii a few days in Auburn last week ..... Delta (3amms with daughters, Sherry and ~" .~ - -'~':~ Cindy, where they are both en- rolled at Auburn University. ; The Woodham's son, Gary, is a senior at AU this year. Auburn *'~ cial sororities P' ~ ~ of 646 fall :' Mrs. Juanita Ra~oN has to the opening of returned home after visiting The new pledges °~ ~o : % with Mr. and Mrs. O. S. home towns are: Burke, Jr., and family in Ma- Andalusia: Jann M rion. hardt, Alpha Delta Pi; A. Jay, Chi Omega; Ray McClintock and child- . Wiggins, " ~ ~ / run visited with Mr. and Mrs. Florala: Sonya A. and"nChyellowboWl mums.SUrr°unded by fern hostesS.Now, don't run over eacll /~'~" ~.. :~ ~ii i~ JameSweekend.R. Henderson during the Delta Gamma. ...... Mlml ]PIIm'lstlverApp°intments of crystal andheld mixed nuts and areother getting there, but if yOllnot in attendance, we will ' ~~ ~ ........... :~'~ Friends of Mrs. Bobby ~:~. leill hand made yellow mints, miss you. Just tie a strinl .......... (Louise) Golluger will be glad • to know that she has returned The ecru-colored lace table around your finger as a safety cloth with yellow liner was ac- measure and don't forget what home after having surgery in .~ T cented in the center by a lovely it is there for. i the Fort Walton General Hos- t five branch silver candelabra Wishful thinking .. you will pital. holding gold tapers, fern and be there. ......le. ~ Mrs. yellow minn. , Mr. and Mrs. Robert James Peters are proud to announce the engagement of theirdaugh- ter, Angelia Sue, to Danny L. McNeill. Angle is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Ha- yes and the late Mr. and Mrs. Herny Peters of Florala. Danny is the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. L. McNeill of Anda- lusia, Alabama. He is a 1968 graduate of Andalusia High School and is now self employed at McNeill and Son Concrete Works in Florala. The wedding plans will be announced at a later date. L. M. West 10 From The President's Desk In Florala. Florala Garden Club by Vera Whiddon Well, we did have six re- presentatives at the District Club meeting in Mobile - Mrs. Mac Welch, vice-president; Mrs. Flonnie Jackson, trea- surer; Mrs. Alice Flournoy, publicity committee; Mrs. Ju- anita Radford, standing com- mittee serving in three dif- ferent capacities and Presi- dent Vera Whiddon. Next in order of importance is our club meeting coming up on October 14, followed close- ly, October 15, with our fall plant sale. Let's be ready for both, with much enthusiasm, an ingredient which should bring about great accomplishments for the club year. The October meeting will be held in the home of Mrs. Met- far Sellars with Mrs. Myra Nell Mickelson and Mrs. SOl- lars as hostesses. This should make for an outstanding and enjoyable meeting. The plant sale should go ov- er big with the advance pre- paration by Mrs. Sadie Moon, chairman of the finance com- mittee, and her committee members, Mrs. Welch and Mrs. Flournoy. We are in- deed thankful and proud of such a fine committee. With this thought in mind, there are other things for which to be thankful, also; the air we breathe; for sun- light, moonlight and star- light; for shelter; for health and strength; for compan- ionship; for work and the abi- lity to do good work; for our club as a whole and thanks be to God with hopes that we will always Draise Him for His blessings and His love. Until later... Vera. Lockhart (5 rden Sh ~iI i , HOSTESSES FOR A SHOWER honoring Miss Sandra Prescott from left, are Mrs. Donnie Poole, Mrs. Tom Davis, Miss Prescott, honoree; Mrs. Avenaugh Hutcheson, Miss Debra Wilkerson, Mrs. Max Metcalf and Mrs. Jimmy Wilkerson. Not pictured: Mrs. Larry Hattaway and Mrs. Willo- dean Ward. Photo by Sonya Woodham ower Honors Miss Prescott , DuringThis Close Out , We Will Give A Discount 20% On Each Dollar Spent With Us. Spend '12.00 Pay *9.60 Spend '16.00 Pay '1 Spend *20.00 Pay '1 Spend *30.00 Pay This Is Your Opportunity To Save. Club Members Miss Sandra Prescott, bride-elect of Raymond Blood- worth, was honored with a i Attend M tang miscellaneous shower on Mon- day, September 20 at the Pax- ton Town Hall. The Lockhart Garden Club Mrs. James Laird attended the The guests were greeted by has a membership of 20 mem- bers. Meetings are the fourth Monday of each month. The ob- ject of the club is to stimulate knowledge and love of garden- ing; to bring its members intd closer relation of mutual help- fulness; to encourage civic beauty; and to study the fine art of gardening. On Friday, September 24, Mrs. Alton Eunice, Mrs. J. C. Tew, Mrs. Nolan Laird, and District 8 annual meeting of Federated Garden Clubs at Lake Forest Country Club near Mobile, Alabama. Each club representative gave a progress report on activities and pro- jects completed. This meeting was a great occasion for these newly or- ganized garden club members. Much was learned about garden clubs and what it means to be a garden club members. RecipeweekOf (Editor's Note: This week's recipe comes from the kitchen of Mrs. Judy McDaniel of Lake- wood, Florida. It is a taste- tested recipe and will make a pumpkin pie lover out of most anyone. Be sure and try it for yourself.) PUMPKIN CHIFFON PIE 1 1/4 cups canned or fresh pumpkin, 1 envelope unflavored gelatin, I/3 cup brown sugar, 1/3 cup white sugar, I/2 teaspoon salt, I/2 teaspoon cinnamon 2 egg yolks, 1/3 cup milk Z egg whites, I/3 cup sugar, 2 cups miniature marshmel- lows, 9" baked pastry shell. Combine pumpkin, gelatin. brown and white sugar, salt and cinnamon. Cook, stirring constantly until mixture boils; add marshmellows. Cool. Beat egg whites until stiff, gradually adding I/3 cup sugar. While continuing to beat, fold egg whites into pumpkin mixture. Pour into pastry shell. Chill until firm. Mrs. Avenaugh Hutcheson. They were then escorted tothe receiving line where they met the bride-elect; Mrs. Darwin Tucker, mother of the bride- elect; Mrs. Malzie Metcalf, grandmother of the bride- elect, and Mrs. Bill Lunsford, aunt of the bride-elect. Miss Debra Wilkerson pre- sided at the bride's book, which was centered on a table coy- el'ed b]~a beige lace table- cloth a~lbrned with candelabra holding burning yellow tapers. Mrs. Jimmy Wilkerson and Mrs. Tom Davis served the refreshments from a serving table covered in yellow, over- laid with a beige lace table- cloth. Centered in the middle was a crystal punch bowl. Sin- gle lighted candles accented the centerpiece. Dainty in- dividual party cakes, embos- sed with yellow rose buds were served. Also served included mints, mixed nuts, punch and coffee. The Town Hall was decora- ted by Mrs. Jimmy Wilkerson, Mrs. Larry Hattaway and Mrs. Tom Davis. The bride-elect chose for her shower, a pale pink long knit gown featuring a criss- crossed neckline. Her wrist corsage was madeofpink rose- buds. Mrs. Donnie Poole and Mrs. Max Metcalf presided in the gift room. Hostesses for the shower were Mrs. Jimmy Wilkerson, Mrs. Tom Davis, Mrs. Donnie Poole, Mrs. Larry Hattaway, Mrs. Avenaut, b Hutcheson, Mrs. Willodene Ward, Miss Debra Wilkerson and Mrs. Max Metealf. / I MISS SANDRA PRESCOTT, bride-elect of Raymond Bloodworth, center, was honored at a shower on September Z0. WithMiss Prescott are her mother, Mrs. Darwin Tucker and her grand- mother, Mrs. Malzie Metcalf. Photo by Sonya Woodham L.M. West 5 10 Florala, Alabama Vinyl Carpet Wallpaper Custom DraPd Shop locally in Our Prices competitive out-of-town & mab (Crow Of &