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Miss Smith And Lieutenant Lutz United In Marriage At Marianna Baptist Church MARIANNA (Special)--Marianna's (Special)--Marianna's First Baptist church, at half a f t e r seven o'clock Wednesday evening, was the scene of a beautiful beautiful and impressive double r i n g :erejnony which unitted in marriage marriage Nell Stapleton Smith. Lieutenant Lieutenant tjg in the WAVES, and Frank Brobson Lutz, Lieutenant jg, United States N a v a 1 Reserve. Reserve. CHURCH DECORATIONS Festooning t h e balcony a n d choir stalls of the church w a ; Southern Smilax interspersed with clustered white asters and marking marking each pew was a shower of white gladioli. Back of the lecturn. and followoing the lines of the bap- tistry palms and ferns formed a background. for a sunburst of white pompon asters and white glads while seven-branched candelabra candelabra h e l d cathedral candles, casting over all a soft glow from t h e i r V shaped arrangement which ended en either side with floor baskets of cascaded asters in white. WEDDING MUSIC A program of music for the wedding played by Mrs. L a mar Gammon included "Salut d'Ar- mour'' and the traditional processional processional and recessional with t h e soft notes of Traumcrei h e a r d during the ceremony. The soloist Miss Elizabeth Richardson, sans -. , . 4 ^_^ . ,, j w c u u i i i g w a i l . : f i w . PJ*.-T-*,- · -- -- -- - Jsdman s "At Dewmng and he]d a f the home of ^ bride's "Because" by D' Hardelot. on the arm of her father by she was given in marriage, wa lovely in her Molyneaux model in w h-i t e Duchess satin with ii molded bodice of Venetian l sweetheart neckline and f u 1 length sleeves terminating in points -at the wrists. The (Jrapea skirt -.vas graduated from a slight ly higher front to low hip lines the back and her veil of illusion j was caught with a coronet of rose point lace and extended to t waist in front, falling to the hem of the long train ir. the back. flowers were a shimmering cascade cascade of fragile orchids showered with tiny orchids and tied with silken threads doited with g a denia buds. With this costume, the bride carried a hand-made handkerchief handkerchief fashioned by the groom's grandmother and carried by his mother and two sisters on the occasion of their weddings. The wedding service was read by the Bev. A. 0. Abney, pastor the church. Attending the groom as his best m a n was his cousin. Captain Thomas Lutz, of Saint Petersburg and ushers were Steadman Shea- Iy, of Dothan, and Lt. Branson Brewer, John McFarlin, Jr., and Charlton Kce^l, all of Marianna. INFORMAL RECEPTION Following tnc ceremony an informal informal reception honoring the wedding party a n d guests ATTENDANTS Attending the bride as matrons Were Mrs. Henry F. Deal, nf Do- Ihan, and Mrs. Dexter McCas^iH of this city, both of whorH wore cnaline gowns of calla lily ytllow a-itti closely fitted bodices a n -i parents. Assisting in receiving w c r e i Misses Lucy Frances Stapleton, i of Jacksonville, and in charge of the bride's book was Miss Sylvia Hinds of this city. Assisting in dining room were Miss Nell Milton, Milton, Mrs. Jack Yonkers, a n sweetheart necklines outlined with ! Mis ' ses Adelaide McCaskill, Lucy ruffles of shaded maline, with the Stapleton, Marilyn Stapleton »»»d ,TM. _.«,-_ ;_., .·._ , Grace Hinds . Others receiving were: Mrs. J. B. Stapleton, Mcs. C. C. Liddon, J r . , Mrs. barter, Jr., and Mrs. John L. r arlin, Jr. Mrs. Smith, mother of the bride. wore a gown of coral silk jtrs»y Fashioned along graceful lines with jeweled buttons a c c e n t u a draped neckline, and, with this, ong gloves in the same shade the gown. Her fljwcrs were a corsage of orchids. Mrs. Lutz, i h groom's mother, wore chiffon in aqua with a corsage of garden-as. Miss Anne Lu;z, sister of t e jroom wore powder blue mousse- line and her cors:i-. was of same ruffles repeated over the center of the v e r y full si; vts. Their flowers were nosegays of shaded y e 1 1 o wflovyers w i t h streamers of satin. The little flower girl was Hattie Ann Liddon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Liddon of ' Graceville, Graceville, wearing a iloorlength drcrs of ruffled net in white' over taffeta. taffeta. and. in her hair, a circlet of sweetheart roses. She carried a basket of rosebuds. . The ring, in the henrt of a giant dahlia w a s carried b y H u n t e r Daffin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Baffin of Marianna, and the train bearer was Jim Stapleton, son of Colonel and Mrs. J. B. Staoleton. Both the ring and train heares wore Eton suits of white gabardine. gabardine. LOVELY BRIDE The bride, entering the church Capital. Idea

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  1. The Dothan Eagle,
  2. 26 Aug 1945, Sun,
  3. Page 7

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