9 P> roceSSiona is Star t ^4 ft Miss Parkinson And G. McNeil Repeat Vows The lilting strains of the Lohengrin Lohengrin wedding march played by Mrs. Harry Neave on the organ at 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon in the First Methodist Church revealed revealed the approach of the wedding wedding attendants for Miss Miriam Irene Parkinson. Following them with her father, Wayne Parkinson, Miss Parkinson met the bridegroom, bridegroom, Glenn McNeil, at the sanctuary. sanctuary. There the Rev. Jual Ford solemnized the double ring ceremony ceremony as the trio of Mrs. Neave, Miss Vivian Johnson, violinist, and Albert Lundgren, soloist, gave "O Promise Me," "At Dawning and Malotte's "The Lord's Prayer" to conclude the marriage service. The sanctuary was simply orna mented with seven taper candelabra candelabra and tiffany baskets of white gladioli and huckleberry. Miss Parkinson is the younger daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Parkinson of Wataga. She is a graduate of Wataga High School and Western Illinois State College and is affiliated with Delta Sigma Epsilion. She is a member of the Altona High School faculty. Bride in Satin and Lace For her bridal gown, Miss Parkinson Parkinson chose a white satin basque with Chantilly lace yoke and with matching tiers of Chantilly lace which ended in a transparent covering covering of lace for the wide train. The finger tip veil with a tiara of jeweled orange blossoms repeated the satin edging of the dress in an artistic scallop drape. To complete complete the beauty of her gown, Miss; Parkinson carried two beribboned orchids on a white Bible. Her sister, Mrs. Lyle Clague, as matron of honor, wore a pink orchid orchid nylon net dress made over full-skirted turquoise satin. A scalloped scalloped net cape, nylon mitts and a bandeau of pink orchid ending in a daisy cap completed her costume. costume. Mrs. Robert Neunicker, Macomb, a cousin, led the procession. Her gown was fashioned like the honor honor matron's but the deepest shade of pink orchid and turquoise. Miss Louise Campbell, Oquawka, a cousin, cousin, wore a slightly lighter shade of pink orchid and turquoise. Miss Gloria German, Williamsfield, Williamsfield, sorority sister of the bride, wore the lightest shade of orchid pink and turquoise. The bridesmaids bridesmaids carried colonial bouquets. * • • • • • MR. AND MRS. GLENN McNEIL (Miss Miriam Parkinson) Niece is Flower, Girl Little Susan Gay Henry, daughter daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Henry, Kewanee, and cousin of the bride, was gowned in white nylon and carried a beribboned basket of rose petals. Little Stewart Clague, nephew of the bride, in a white satin suit carried the rings on a satin pillow. The mother of the bride chose a dusty rose-pink crepe dress with a double gardenia corsage, while Mrs. McNeil, wore a Holland blue dress and a double gardenia. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred McNeil Sr. of Oneida. He was graduated from Oneida High School. During World War II he served 24 months in the 82nd Airborne Division of Paratroopers Paratroopers in the European Theater. He is now a fireman on the Aurora Division of the Burlington Railroad Fred McNeil Jr., Oneida, served his brother as best man. Lyie Clague, brother-in-law of the bride, James Weber, Oneida, cousin of the bride, Claude Ruddell, Knoxville, Knoxville, brother-in-law of the groom, ushered 185 guests. Reception Held Following the ceremony, guests entered the church parlor where a five-tiered wedding cake formed the table centerpiece and was circled circled with gardenia corsages. Honored Honored at the serving table were Mrs. Glenn McElhinney, who cut the cake; Mrs. Clarence Weech, aunt of the bride, who poured; and Mrs. Idamarie Campbell, cousin of the bride, who served punch. Mr. and Mrs. McNeil have left for Mexico, Acapulco being their farthest destination. After July 15 they will be at home at 912 Bateman Bateman St. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Parkinson entertained the attendants for the wedding of their daughter, Miriam, Friday evening.