Clipped From Stevens Point Journal
Best-Clay Best-Clay Best-Clay The Rt. Rev. Msgr. John R. McGinley heard the wedding promises today of Miss Virginia Grace Clay and James Allen Best at St. Stephen's Catholic Church. The bride is the daughter daughter of Mrs. Francis Hamilton Clay, 1309 Michigan Ave., and the late Mr. Clay, and Mr. Best is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Milton W. Best, West Allis. The nuptials were solemnized at 11:30 a.m. at the altar decorated decorated with pink and white gladioli gladioli and mums. White bows and ivy marked the pews for the guests who were ushered to their places by Richard Albert Albert and David Palmquist. Robert Krembs, organist, played a wedding processional as the bride and her uncle, Raymond Hager, approached the altar for the ceremony. Mr. Krembs played the organ music when Mrs. Gene Smiley, Wisconsin Wisconsin Rapids, cousin of the bride, sang "The Lord's Prayer," Malotte; "Now Joined by God" and "Sing My Soul His Wonderous Love." ' The young people, both graduates graduates of Wisconsin State University-Stevens University-Stevens University-Stevens University-Stevens Point, will live in West Allis. - Mr. Best, who was graduated in June 1966 will teach next year in the Milwaukee area. His fraternity is Tau Kappa Ep-silon. Ep-silon. Ep-silon. The former Miss Clay was graduated on June 4 and will teach mathematics at the Hamilton High School, Sussex. She is a member of Delta Zeta Sorority for which she served as president. For this morning's ceremony, Miss Karen Jepsen served as maid of honor with Misses Bar- Bar- Vows Heard Today L ' i - I :V -. -. H I MRS. JAMES A. BEST bara Brill and Barbara Best, the bridegroom's sister as the bridesmaids. Mr. Best had Ger- Ger- his best man n and William and Peter Kopplin Way as his groomsmen. Venise lace details the bride's floor-length floor-length floor-length gown of Italian silk linen. The lace marks the em- em- pire waistline, circles the bottom bottom of the A-line A-line A-line skirt, trims the elbow-length elbow-length elbow-length sleeves and forms a panel down the center of a watteau train which extends extends from the shoulders. She carried a white orchid, stephanotis and ivy on her prayerbook. Her elbow-length elbow-length elbow-length veil of silk illusion is secured to a two-tiered two-tiered two-tiered crown of lace and pearls. White mums and pink sweetheart sweetheart roses are in the bouquets of the bridal aides. A pink fabric fabric and lace flower, trimmed with pearls, holds the short veil of each. Their dresses of pink linen are made with floor-length floor-length floor-length A-line A-line A-line skirts, full, elbow-length elbow-length elbow-length sleeves, trimmed with inserts of pink lace, and panels which extend from their squared back necklines to the hemlines of their skirts. Following the ceremony, the new Mr. and Mrs. Best greeted 150 guests ar a reception and dinner at the Sky Club. The bridegroom's parents entertained entertained at a rehearsal dinner Friday evening at the Antlers. The newlyweds have planned to delay their honeymoon trip until August. The former Miss Clay was entertained at several pre-nup-tial pre-nup-tial pre-nup-tial pre-nup-tial pre-nup-tial events. A miscellaneous shower was given by Mrs. Raymond Raymond Hager and Mrs. George Hager at the Raymond Hager home. Miss Jepsen, Miss Brill and Miss Frances Lewis were . hostesses at a linen shower at ,thp skv Club. A kitchen show er was given by the bridegroom's bridegroom's mother and Miss Barbara Barbara Best and Mrs. Neil Coul-thurst Coul-thurst Coul-thurst at the Best residence.