Grant B Hillis weds Jessie Mae

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Grant B Hillis weds Jessie Mae - Couple United The Calvary United Presby* terian...
Couple United The Calvary United Presby* terian Church in Indiana was the scene of the Saturday, May 26, wedding which united in marriage Mrs. Jessie Mae Cribbs-Beatty and Grant B. Hillis of Hunker. The Rev. K Vincent Stratton officiated at the 2:30 p.m. contemporary worship marriage service. The bride is the daughter of John A. Cribbs Sr. of Clarksburg. Clarksburg. A group of classical compositions compositions by Bach, Handel, Beethoven, Greig, Liszt and Tschaikowski were included in the organ preludes played by the bride's brother, C. Clair Cribbs. The processional "Da- lehurst" preced the ceremony. Soloist was Mrs. C. Clair Cribbs, sister-in-law of the bride. Mrs. Cribbs sang, "Entreat "Entreat Me Not to Leave Thee" and "Wedding Prayer." The bride was escorted to the altar by her son, Paul R. Beatty. She wore a pastel pink gown of polyester crepe styled in a princess line with jewel neckline and a matching jacket featuring wide lapels. She carried carried a white satin Bible covered covered with pink rose buds. Matron of honor, Mrs. Harry Hixson of Coraopolis, wore a blue pastel polyester crepe gown styled similar to the bride's. She carred a nosegay of assorted hues of pink and blue flowers. Dennis D. Hillis served his father as best man. Ushers were Paul R. Beatty and Glenn C. Beatty, sons of the bride. A wedding reception for approximately approximately 150 guests was held in the Chalice Room of the church. Mrs. Francis McGovern supervised the reception reception with the members of the board of management in charge. Mrs. Herbert Pollock, sister of the bride, presided at the cake table. Three daughters daughters of the bridegroom were in charge of the punch table: Mrs. Ronald Sillamon of Hunker, Hunker, Mrs. Donald Vinkler of Greensburg and Mrs. James Keys of Latrobe. William Morris Morris provided piano music during during the reception. The bride is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania Pennsylvania and teaches in Ford City, Armstrong County School District. District. Mr. Hillis attended Penn State University and is presently presently employed by D.M.E. Corp., Youngwood, which is a division division of VSI Corp., Madison Heights, Mich. He is also self- employed as a farmer. Mr. and Mrs. Hillis reside at Foxtown Rd., Hunker, which is in the Youngwood RD 1 area.

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  1. The Indiana Gazette,
  2. 22 Jun 1973, Fri,
  3. Page 6

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