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r IMAGE ©SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. USE SUBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. PAGE 2 THE FLORAL.a NEWS - THURSDAY, T 1 4 number of Miss Smith's close friends and relatives served in places of honor at the re- ception. Included were: Mrs. Ray Davis, Miss Sharon Anne Steele, Miss Sharon Hayes, Miss Alice Baker, Mrs. Guy Dyar, and Mrs. Harrell Thompson. Guests were greeted at the door by Mrs. Hal Fleming and Mrs. Johnny Lane. Mr. Larry Sil- cox played the piano during the reception. The autumn color scheme was carried out at the recep- tion. The tables were over- laid in white satin cloths. A four tiered brides cake was decorated with tiny bells and spun confection. The cake was topped with a satin wedding bell embroidered with pearls on the edges. The registeration of guests was in the vestibule of the church. The tables in the re- ception were of white satin. Lovely arrangements of autumn flowers and wedding bells graced the tables. Presiding over the guest book were Miss Sbayne Bryant and Mrs. Louis Herman Dismukes, Jr. The bride chose a smart knit pants suit for her going away outfit. The cuffed pants of solid navy were accented by a light blue blouse and a checked jacket with various shades of blue. After a honeymoon tour of Miami, Tampa, and Orlando, Florida, the couple will reside in Enterprise where the groom is employed at Searcy Funeral Home and the bride at Enter- prise State Junior College. BRIDESMAID LUNCHEON The bridesmaid luncheon honoring Miss Eddie Smith, ard Fleming, Mrs. Hal Fleming and Mrs. Johnny Lane honored Miss Eddie Smith with a linen shower. The party was high- lighted by a beautifully decorated "Linen Tree" pre- sented to Miss Smith from the hostesses. A large number of friends called at the home of Mrs. Richard Fleming on Pier- son Street and were served de- licious refreshments. Guests presented Miss Smith with many beautiful linens. MISCELLANEOUS BRIDAL SHOWER A Miscellaneous Bridal Shower honoring Miss Eddie Smith, bride elect of Mr. Bill Searcy, was held Friday, Nov- ember 10th, at the Lake Jack- son Clubhouse in Florala. Hostesses for the event were Mrs. Mabel Stewart, Mrs. Gun- sic Watson, Mrs. Esther Day, Mrs. J. P. McGee, Mrs. Bar- tow Bullard, Mrs. J. E. Wat- son, Mrs. Harry Woodham, Mrs. Tom Gibson, Mrs. Lloyd Vau- • • • MR. AND MRS. GRIFFITH ghan, Mrs. Brenda Adams, Mrs. NanHutcheson, Mrs. J.E. Yea- Reception To Honor Criffiths man, "Mrs. Curtis Savage, and Mrs. Cliff Hedge. The bride's Operation Santa C1 Swings Into Action Mrs. Ray Murphy of An- dalusia, President of the Cov- ington County Chapter of The Mental Health Association is also serving as Chairman for "Operation Santa Claus" for Covington County. "Operation Santa Claus" seeks to bring at least one new gift to every person in Searcy Hospital from Covington County. Mrs. Murphy suggests that suitable gifts for men,would in- clude such things as shirts, sweaters, belts, pajamas, house slippers, as well as personal items such as shaving cream, shampoo, hair tonic, etc Wo- men patients can always use such things as dresses, blouses, skirts, sweaters, slippers, scarves and lingerie. Also most welcome, because personal appearance is important, are cosmetics If you simply wish to give a gift which might be accept- able to either man or woman, colors of orange, yellow and such articles as candy, play- green were used to decorate On 60th Wedding Anni the tables displaying the many beautiful gifts. The bride's mother presented her with a silver chest and four place sett- ing of her chosen silver pattern. The groom's mother, Mrs. J. Lomax Searcy, Sr., presented her with a bridal cake knife of sterling silver. The hostesses gave Miss Smith an electric coffee pot. Mrs. Joel Adams registered the many guests as they came in the door. bride elect of Mr. William Ce ~/y • • . MRS. SEARC~ Searcy, was held Friday, Nov- remo ember 24th, at the home of ttgn'--'tce" ny Mrs. Max Hildreth on Rocky Ca d Head Road. Hostesses for the Unites n e remo event were Mrs. J. C. Tew, Mrs. Guy Dyar, Mrs. Harrell Coupl Thompson, and Mrs. Max Hild-e Unite Smith Sea cy reth. Thehostessespresented s - r the bride elect with a corsage Miss Kathy Register, daugb- of fall bronze taurus. The ter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles K. In a love y candlelight cere- roses, baby's breath, and pixie bride's colors yellow, gold, Register of Bonifay, Floridaand mony, Miss Eddie Sharleen carnations, bronze, and greens in a lovely John Murray Little, son of Mr. arrangement of fall flowers and Mrs. Henry Little, were Smith was united in marriage For her daughter's wedding, to Mr. William Bevis Searcy, the bride's mother chose a two graced the dining room table married Saturday, November 4, Saturday, November 25that6:00 piece suit of navy knit. She which was overlaid with abeau- at seven-thirty o'clock in the p.m. at the First Baptist Church wore a white cymbidium orchid tiful imported cloth. Smaller evening. The Reverend Burney in Enterprise. The Reverend to accent the navy. tables throughout the home were Enzor performed the candlelight Frank S. Wells officiated. The Mrs. Searcy wore a dress used with the same flower ar- ceremony in the First Baptist bride is the daughter of Mr. of printed chiffon over gold rangements. Beautiful hand- Church on Bonifay. The bride and Mrs. William Edward Smith taffeta. Her corsage was a made place cards were marked is the great-granddaughter of of Florala. The groom is the green cymbidium orchid,by the names using the same Mrs. B. E. Whiddon of Flor- son of Mrs. J. Lomax Searcy Mrs. Phillip D. Tomporow- color scheme and ribbons. The ala. She iS the granddaughter and the late Mr. J. Lomax ski, Monroe, Louisiana, served bride presented her wedding of Mrs. Glenn Garrett and the Searcy of Enterprise. her sister as Matron-of-Honor. attendants with gifts of antique late Glenn Garrett. Mrs. Gar- A large floral arrangement Mrs. Joseph Lance Wells, Mont- gold necklaces. The hostesses rett isMrs. Whiddon'sdaughter. of orange and gold fujji mums gomery, and Miss Anne Searcy, presented Miss Smith with a The couple will make their and autumn colors of large Enterprise, sistersofthegroom gift of silver. Twenty guests home in Bonifay, Florida. mums decorated the baptistary, were also attendants. Others attended the happy occasion. The wedding setting wasfocaled were Miss Anne Greene, Pan- THE REHEARSAL" PAUL COX i b), polished emerald palms and ama City, Florida; Miss Lin- candelabras accented by two nette . ~iskoP,: pensaoola,~ • BUFFETDtNNER COMPLETESTRAINING~; fifteen branched, arched can- Florida; Miss Kaye McCurley, Mrs. J. Lomax Searcy, Sr. AT FORT KNOX ' delabras and two Catheridalca- Dothan; Miss Joan Hall, Ash- and friends entertained the ford; and Little Miss Terri Lynn Thompson, Enterprise, cousin of the groom served as the Junior Bridesmaid. The attendants wore floor length Victorian styled gowns of orange crepe. The leg-a- mutton sleeves and bodices were trimmed with ecru ivory lace, with lace ruffles on the high neckline and sleeves. Mr. J. Lomax Searcy, Jr. served his brother as best man. Groomsmen were Mr. Charles Smith, Florala, brother of the bride; Mr. Art Forehand, Mr. Mike Thompson, Mr. Bill Brun- son, Mr. Bill Sellers, Mr. Mark Jordan, Mr. Hal Fleming all of Enterprise. Ushers were Mr. Samuel J. Hall, IV, Troy; Mr. Brice Paul, Elba; and Mr. Ronald Grantham, Enterprise. MR. ~kND MRS. EDWARD SMITH ENTERTAIN AT RECEPTION wedding party and out of town guest at a buffet dinner in the Enterprise Country Club Fri- day, November 24th. Greeting the guest at the door were Mrs. Searcy and Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Rollins. Theguest were invited to the punch table pre- sided over by Mrs. Alex Car- michael who served from a silver punch bowl on a green cloth overlaid with a matching white linen cloth. Yellow and orange nosegays were used to gracefully drape the white linen cloth. An imported embroid- ered cloth overlaid the buffet table. A lovely arrangement of yellow glads and orange mums in a silver bowl graced the cen- ter of the table. Arrangements of greenery and orange pyra- cantha berries decorated the party room. Assisting in serv- ing the sixty guest were Mrs. Herman Dismukes, Mrs. James Grimes, Mrs. Roger Warren, St., Mrs. Ed Chancey, Mrs. Rex Forehand, and Mrs. Ralph Jordan. ndelabras, with facing prayer bench. The pews were marked with brass three tiered hurri- can lamps. The vestibule was decorated with anniversary can- dles and polished ivy. Lt. Colonel Henry Quisen- berry, vocalist, accompainedby Miss Nell Hagood, organist, sang "O Perfect Love" and "O Thou Whose Gracious Presence Bless." Given in marriage by her father, William Edward Smith, the bride wore a formal gown of ivory satin peau de sole and Alencon lace. It was designed with an empire bodice and full Bishop 'sleeves. The victorian neckline was of the same lace and bands of the lace covered the bodice with pearls embroid- ered on the front center panel. Two bands of the lace were ap- pliqued from the high waist to the hem down the front of the skirt as well as down the back. A tubular chapel length train extended from the back of the gown. Her fingertip veil of illusion was attached to a Came- lot Cap of lace trimmed with pearls. The,bride carried a Colonial nosegay of yellow LINEN SHOWER On November 4th, Mrs. Rich- Mr, and Mrs. William Ed- ward Smith entertained the wedding party and guests with a reception in the fellowship hall following the wedding. A scrinti Army Private Paul Cox, son of Mr. and Mrs. hubrey Cox, 701 East Fifth Avenue, Florala, Alabama, recently completed eight weeks of in- dividual training at the U. S. Army Armor Center, Fort Knox, Kentucky. During the training, students learn the duties of a tank crew- man, including the firing of the tanks armament and smallwea- pens. They also received in- struction in field radio opera- tion, map reading and tank main- tenance and repair. Private Cox entered the Army in January and received Basic Training at Fort Knox. The 18-year-old soldier is a 1972 graduate of Paxton High School, Paxton, Florida. 4 f#f Y##/df a,# lVaeds onvenlence The children of Mr. and Mrs. James Malcolm Griffith are honoring them with a reception on their sixtieth wedding anni- versary, Sunday, December 10, 1972. The reception will be held at thehomeofMr, and Mrs. Howard Griffith on the Glendale Highway, DeFuniak Springs, Florida. No invitations will be sent loca!ly, but all friends and relatives are invited to call between the hours of two and four p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Griffith are the parents of nine children, s ixt e en grandchildren, and three great grandchildren. Their children are: Mrs. Jack (Bertha) Mitchell, Paxton, Florida; Mrs. Paul (Eunice) Convil, Beaufort, S. C.; Mrs. E. B. (Elsie) Nobles, Jr., Pax- ton, Fla.; Howard H. Griffith, DeFuniak Springs Fla.; John D. Griffith, Gaskin, F l o r i d a, James H. Griffith, Freeport, Florida; Mrs. Hilda Barrier, DeFuniak Springs, Fla.; Roland Griffith, DeFuniak Springs, Fla.; and Royce Griffith, Gas- kin, Fla. Mr. and Mrs. Griffith have have requested no gifts, please. ville is state "Operation Santa Gifts ed so that they fled as for a man but appropriate w be welcome. card to include the personor ing the gift. Please bring Joe Bates, or send them to Notch St., My Nei ~)~rs~lry ing cards, tooth paste, pens and _ pencils would be helpful. ~-~S-. ~rs. Mary Spencer oi Hunts- : IN FLORALA, ALABAMA ON T.V.'S STEREOS MANUFACTURED BY= MAGNAVOX RCA ZENITH EMERSON MOTOROLA CAR RADIO TAPE C.l. will now be open all day, Thursday SEE OR CALL l You are more efficient when you deliberately forget what is uniml)ortant, according to Hans Selye of the University of Montreal PHONE 8-6447 WE SERVICE ALL MAKES AND MODELS years Of Experience WE'RE HAVING ANOTHER FABULOUS gl SO COME ON DOWN TO TAYLOR PARTS AND SHOP FOR THESE AND MANY OTHER "BLUE TAG" SPECIALS BUS DRIVERS' TRAINING WORKSHOP TO BE HELD The Semi Annual School Bus Drivers Training Workshop will be held at the office of the Edu- cational Building in Andalusia beginning on Tuesday, De- cember 5th and continuing through Friday, December 8th. Daily sessions will be from 9 o'clock in the mornings until noon. The workshop is under the sponsorship of the Covington County Board of Education and presented by the State Depart- ment of Education. Anyone in- terested in driving a school bus and is between the ages of 16 and 65 and possesses adriver's license is eligible to attend. The successful completion of this workshop will qualify an individual to drive a school ,bus for a period of one year. Persons who attended the school last summer, or last December, will only have to attend two days. All persons who are not quali- fied at present to drive a bus will have to attend the entire four days. }lack & Decker %" Electric Drill $9.99 $18.00 Value Model 1155 Black & Decker //4" Electric Drill $8.49 $14.00 Value Model 1010 Magneet Racer Bicycle 10-Speed--M42 $99.95 Reg. Price $119.95 (Quantity Limited) Black & Decker V2" 225 Amp Electric Welder 8-Track Electric Drill $19.99 Model 1300 w/Accessory Kit $99.95 Compare at $149.00 (Miller 225) Tape Player $34.95 All To~ 164 Complete Burgess Lantern With Battery $2.69 RED Look over Including Speakers Good .Black & Decker Jig Saw Mod 12-] 3-8' To $1S.99 $1 Supe: (2 Speed) If P, Model 6700 Separ= Be Be Sure To Check The "Blue Tag" On Tool Sets, Lanterns, Flashlights, Soldering Guns, Barbecue Grills, Picnic Coolers, and Many Other Items. QUANTITIES LIMITED- SO SHOP EARLY! SALE PRICES IN EFFECT WHILE QUANTITIES LAST EVERYTHING WITH A "BLUE TAG" HAS BEEN REDUCED My Neighbors • MAKE US YOUR CHRISTMAS SHOPPING HEAD QuARTEI S -- florale,