Ralph Waldo Prater
BULLETIN, Sunday, October 5, 1952 : fJfeS. WALDO PRATER —(Mayo Photo) iss Cleo Thompson Waldo Prater i Miss Cleo Thompson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Thompson. Route A, Brownwood, became the bride of Waldo Crater of Borger, Saturday, Oct. 4 at 8 o'clock in the evening in the First Methodist Church. • The bridegroom is the son of Mrs. Ralph Prater, 803 Mel- Preceding the ceremony Mrs. Don Magness sang "I Love Youitfrtdy," and the "Lord's Prayer," accompanied by Mrs. ^. cTtBartholomew,. org^nist^whoi^^ comge and -j, ead pi ec e. Miss Fonda Priddy, oandlelight- , traditional wedding also played marches. the altar wa« banked with basket arrangements, framed by palms: A similar arrangement was on the organ, and family .pews were marked with, white flowers and satin ribbon. Given to marriage "by her father the bride wore an ice blue satin gown, designed with fitted bodice that featured an illusion yoke and short, scalloped sleeves. The bodice was attached to a full, circular ballerina length skirt. She wore matching satin gauntlets that extended to points over her hands. Her shoulder length net veil fell from a bandeau of orange bios soms. She carried a white New Testa ment, topped with a white orchid Miss Leona Gill, maid of honor wore a blue taffeta ballerina length gown with a yellow Carna , er, wore a yellow taffeta ballerina length dress with blue corsage and headpiece. ' Jack Sherrod served as the bridegroom's best man. Ushers were Mark Carrol 'and Vernon Holleman. Bobby Ray Thompson also served as candlelighter. Mrs. Thompson chose a light gray suit with a purple aster corsage for her daughter's wedding. The bridegroom's mother wore a black crepe dress with white carnation corsage; The Blue Room of Hotel Brownwood was the scene of a reception immediately following the cere The bride's table was laid with a white lace clolh and centerec with an arrangement of white gladioli and chrysanthemums.