Mary Viola Hobbs wedding 1910
BYERS-HOBBS BYERS-HOBBS BYERS-HOBBS WEDDING. Charlotte Man Claims Greensboro Girl as His Bride. A pretty wedding was celebrated in West Market Street Methodist church last Wednesday afternoon at 6 o'clock, when Miss Mary Viola Hobbs became the bride of Mr. Augustus By-ers, By-ers, By-ers, of Charlotte. Before the entrance of the bridal party Mr. Karl Ljung sang Lane's "Flowers Shall Bloom." The bridal party entered to the strains of Lohengrin's Lohengrin's wedding march rendered by Miss Nina Troy. Entering first were the groomsmen, Messrs. William P. Parker, of Charlotte; John R. Byers, of Gainesville, Ga.; C. A. Duckworth and J. B. Pratt, of Charlotte. Next to enter were the bridesmaids, Misses Clara Jean Dickerson, of Raleigh; "Lola Morris, Lorena Hedgepeth and Laura L. Ross. Then came Miss Anice May Patterson, of Knoxville, Tenn., the maid of honor, followed by little Miss Nel Hobbs, the flower girl, a niece of the bride. The bride entered on the arm of tier brother,1 Mr. Ed. V. Hobbs, of Spray, who gave her away. She carried carried a shower bouquet of white sweet iPeas and lilies of the valley. She' wore a magnificent pearl brooch, the gift of the groom. The groom came in from the pastor's study on the arm of his best man, Mr. Joseph H. Byers, Byers, of Kansas, and met his bride at the altar. The ceremony was impressively impressively performed by-Rev. by-Rev. by-Rev. E. K. Mc-Larty, Mc-Larty, Mc-Larty, pastor of the bride. Immediately following the ceremony, ceremony, the bride and eroom left on a brief visit to Asbeville and other (points in the mountains before going to their home in Charlotte. Mr. Byers is a well known young insurance man, being assistant superintendent superintendent of the Charlotte office of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. Company. His bride is the daughter of Mrs. Rachel Hobbs, of this city, and a young woman of many charms and attractions.