Orcutt wedding 1960
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Orcutt Chaney-Orcutt Vows Are Given in We ch Church Miss Arlene Chaney became the bride of Jerry Orcutt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ross Orcutt, 217 C street southeast, in a double-ring ceremony at 8 p.m. on Feb. 19 in the Welch Christian church. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Reva Griffith, Welch, and Melvin Griffith, Vinita. Harvey Tyler, minister, read the vows before a background of white gladioli, mums, stock and greenery and burning tapers in brass candelabra. Mrs. Kathryn. NeiJ], organist, played the nuptial music md accompanied Miss Shirley Porter who sang "0 Promise Me," 'I Love You Truly" and "Perfect Love." For her marriage the bride chose a ballerina-length dress of white chantilly lace over blue sat- n. It was styled with molded bod- ce, long sleeves tapering to petal points over the hands, and portrait neckline detailed with lace medal- on scallops. Her shoulder-length eil of sheerest illusion was held n place by a sculptored satin cap. Satin streamers tied in lovers' vnots cascaded from a bouquet of white carnations centered by a white orchid. Miss Melvena Griffith, maid of lonor for her sister, wore a blue taffeta brocaded " frock complimented by a white carnation- wristlet. Doval Orcutt served his srother as best man. Candles were lighted by the two ushers, Joe Bob Nodine, cousin of the bridegroom, and Walter Grif- ? ith, brother of the bride. Another jrother, Dean Griffith, registered the guests. To her daughter's wedding, Mrs. riffith wore a beige two-piece suit. Mother of the bridegroom selected a blue winter flannel dress. 3oth of their corsages featured white carnations. A reception in fellowship hall followed the nuptials. The bride's table, covered with a white crocheted cloth over pastel pink, centered a four-tiered cake baked by Mrs. Charles Williamson and de- coatred with a miniature bride and groom, pink bells and flowers. Assisting with the reception were Mrs. John Wilcox, Miss Karen Williams, Mrs. Edith Collins, Mrs. Betty Parker, Mrs. Rose Tyler, and Mrs. Kathryn Neill. The bridegroom, a painter, is associated with his father. Before her marriage Mrs. Orcutt was employed in the office of a Vinita attorney, Josh Evans. Mr. and Mrs. Orcutt are at home at 703 Second avenue northwest. Baptists Conduct Week of Prayer Women of the Northeast Baptist church met' each afteni"o6n" ; last week for a "week of prayer for home missions." An offering was taken for missionary projects. Mrs. Ray Clanton, who was in charge of the programs, said an average of 12 women attended the sessions. Mrs. Ben Dareing and Mrs. Barbara Summers assisted with the programs. Ft. Benning, Ga., where the U.S. Army Infantry. School is located, is named for Confederate Army Officer, Brig. Gen. Henry L. Benning.