Darrell Clinton Highsmith wedding
EVENING CEREMONY Mr. and Mrs. Darrell C. Highsmith (Mary Jane Studio) The altar of the Prairie Baptist Church in Sims was beautifully decorated with lighted tapers, greenery, and baskets of orchid and white gladilol for the wedding wedding of Miss Verona Oneta Withrow Withrow and Darrell Clinton Highsmith. Highsmith. Reverend J. C. Greer of Mt. Carmel performed the double ring ceremony at eight o'clock in the evening, June 28. Preceding the ceremony, the tapers were lighted by Elmer Withrow. brother of the bride and Marshall Highsmith, brother of the bridegroom, as Miss Marta Lec Richardson of Alton, organist, played "Oh Promise Mc," "The Desert Song" and "Clare de Lunc." She also accompanied Miss Nada Jo Binnson of Vandal Vandal ia as she sang "I Love You Truly." "Because" and "The Lord's Prayer." Both are college friends of the bride. The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a beautiful floor lcnghl.li wedding gown styled in CTTantilly lace" over satin with matching finger tip veil of illusion. illusion. She carried a white Bible adorned with a single white orchid orchid .surrounded with lily of the ' I valley and* tied with white satin i streamers. j I Mrs. Marjorie Manshan of Fair- 11 field served as maid of honor. 11 Her dress was fashioned in or- i ichid eyelet organdy with matching matching headband of net. She carried of the matron of honor. Harlan Highsmith, brother of the bridegroom served as best man and groomsmen were Bob McDaniel of Anna and Ronnie Davis of Monticello, cousin of the bride The former Miss Withrow is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Withrow of Sims and the bride groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs Ray Highsmith of the Fairflald Road. Mrs. Withrow chose a blue lace dress for her daughter's wedding The bridegroom's mother select ed a navy ensemble. Both moth ers wore white accessories and identical white carnation corsages. A reception was held in the church dining room immediately following the ceremony. Those serving included Miss Shirley Harnengt, Miss Jameela Kahn, Mrs. Earlita Richardson, Mrs. Fred Busney, Miss Charlotte Davis Davis and Miss Deloris Withrow. The guest register was kept by Miss Janet Sue Warren, The bride graduated from the Wayne City High School in 1954 and has completed her junior year at SIU. Last summer she served as missionary for the Baptist Mission Mission Board in Jacksonville, Fla. The bridegroom graduated from Mt. Vernon Township High School with the class of 1952 and he graduated from SIU with the class ia cascade bouquet of orchid andjof '57 as a business administra- • " • tion major. He is a licensed Southern Baptist minister. white pom poms tied with orchid !'streamers. Miss Barbara Williamson Williamson of Mounds served as brides- limaid and little Miss Valorie Withrow, Withrow, sister of the bride, served as flower girl. Their dresses and flowers wore the same as those They are making their home In San Antonio, Tex., where the bridegroom will enter active duty as a second lieutenant with the U.S. Air Force.