Jerry Volkert 7281 wedding in July 7 1964 paper of Mt Vernon Register, (Mt Vernon, IL
ILLINOIS Volkert-Ward Wedding MR. AND MRS. JERRY V^. VOLKERT (Hilliard-Myers Photo) In a double ring ceremony performed Juno 27, Miss Juanita Ward became the bride of Jerry W. Volkert. The Reverend I^roy Dude officiated at two o'clock at West Salem Methodist church before an altar decorated with a basket of white gladiolus, palms, and candles. The tapers were lighted by Harold Lum of Wichita Falls, Texas, and with Clarence Ward, Jr.. of St. Louis, brother of the bride, he served as an usher. The bride Is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Ward and the bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Volkert, all of this city. Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a lovely wedding gown fashioned in tulle over taffeta. The fitted bodice had a pretty abrina neckline and full length sleeves of imported Chantilly lace. The ballerina length skirt was fashioned on bouffant lines. Her finj;cr tip veil of Illusion was attached to a bridal crown of seed pearls and she carried a cascade bouquet of white ro.se buds. Norma Lum of Wichita Falls, Texas, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. She woi 'o a street length dross stylod in lilac with matching floral headpiece and carried a bouquet of white carnatlon.s. John Meadows of this city was best man. Miss Dottle Storment, accompanied bv Mrs. Deloris Mount, sang "WhithPi' Thou Goest" and "The Wedding Prayer" and she also played the traditional wedding march. A reception was held In the basement of the church which was decorated with lilac and white streamers and white wedding bells. Mrs. Mary Ward kepi the guost register. Mrs. Louis Taylor, Mrs. Linda Miller, and Sharon Did served. Mrs. Judy Story. Sarah I-,ou Wilson, and ,lanc Wall were in cl)arKe of the gift table and little Debbie Edmison and Vicki Volkert, sister of the bridctjroom, were in charge of receiving the gifts. The bride's mother wore a two-tono blue dress with white acceccories. The brkdegroom's mother wore a mint groen floral dross with while acces.sories and each wore a corsage of white ciunations. For a vvoddini^ trio to northeastern Kentucky, ihe bride ciiangcd to a two-tone green 0 n s c m li 1 p with matching ac- cessni-ics and wore a white carnation corsngo. The new Airs. Volkert is a 1964 f;radualp of the Mt. Vernon Townsliin Hi 'Th School. The liriripgroiini, a lOfiS cradiiatc of llio IOCTI hiph school, is employed at r.pncral Radiator, Inc., In this city. Thov are making their home at 1114 Harrison.