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 - Mis$taVonza Asher Becomes Bride Of Ronald...
Mis$taVonza Asher Becomes Bride Of Ronald Barkouskie The Calvary Baptish Church was the scene Sunday. September 1, at 4 o'clock in the afternoon for a wedding of interest when Miss haVonfca Asher became '(he bride of Marion Ronald Barkoiis- kic. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Asher and !lu bridegroom's parents are ?rfr. and Mrs. Marion Barkouskie. The Hev. K. (,. Morgan, minister minister of the church, read the impressive impressive double ring ceremony. 'Hie altar decorations reflected the traditional green and white theme. Arranged in the choir loft were tall floor candelabra in graduated heights that held dozens dozens of white cathedral tapers that formed Ihc background for the Mexican palm trees that created a striking contrast for the ninny candles. The family pews were marked with large white satin IHIWS. Preceding the ceremony, the candles were lighted by Ijnrry Lalluc. cousin of the bride, and Gary Barkouskie, brother of the bridegroom. As the wedding guests gathered, gathered, Mrs. Anton Cook WHS at the organ to play a program of nuptial nuptial selections The numbers included: included: "Av<r Maria." Shuhcrt: "TYaumcrci," - Sehuman: "Oh 1'ntmiw Me." • l)c Kuven: "O Perfect I>»vo." - Barnby. Mrs. Cook played Ihc accompnimen! for Miss Linda New, cousin of the bride who sang "Because." "I Love You Truly," find "Walk Hand In Hand" Given in marriage by lier father, father, the bride chose for her wedding wedding a Mori Lee original gown of pcau de soic and Alcneon lace. Tlie sculptured t>odice was designed designed with a decollete neckline featuring bands of lace rc-em- brofdercd with seed pearls. long sleeves extended to petal points over the hands. The front of the very bouffant skirt was enhanced by three large self roses with scalloped bands of Alencon lace cm-rusted with seed pearls extend ing from each side of the roses. Tin's treatment was repeated on lhu back of the skirt, accented at the waist with a self bow, that swept into a cathedral train. A cluster of lilies of the. valley held her Tina Micheie finger-tip veil of silk illusion and she carried carried a while Bible topped wil)i white feathwcd $ajnaUon$ am! lilies af the valley centered with a white orchid. Her only jewelry was a cultured peari in Ihu center center of a small shell. Miss Carolyn Asher attended Iter sister as maid of honor. She was attired in a model of emcralc po.-iu rtc soic created will figurine IxxJicc with scooped back neckline, short sleeves ant tx-li-shupcd skirl enhanced with impressed pleats. Her headdrcs.- was a large rose of matching material material to which was attached short illusion veil. She carried of white chrysantbrmuim Mrs. Marion Ronald Barkouskie green ribbons. The bride's table further carried carried out her chosen colors of emerald emerald green and white. Covered with white, satin overlaid with white net with a tiered ruffle flounce, the table was centered with a crystal bowl overflowing with a period arrangement of white pom pons flanked on either sorics and a white orchid from bowl. Other members of the house party were Mrs. Edwin C. Spen-l cer, of Waco, Mrs. W. D. Chrisner Chrisner and Miss Evu Jo Chri.sner, of Austin. For her going away attire, the bride chose a two piece suit of camel silk. She wore an orange- blend feather hat, bronze acces- side by a single candlestick holding holding a slender emerald green taper. taper. The three-tiered wedding cake was beautifully embossed with lacy festoons of ribbons, sugar sugar sjHin roses and sprays of valley valley lilies and topped with a miniature miniature bride and groom. Mrs. Joe Edd New. of Fort Worth, cousin of the bride, and Miss Teresa Lowdcn. of Austin, cousin of the bride, served the wedding cake. cousin of the bride and Miss Patsy Patsy Ivcy presided at the punch a o * REHEARSAL SUPPER IS HELD SATURDAY Miss LaVonza Asher and Ronald Ronald Barkouskie were honored with her wedding bouquet. j The bride is a 1963 graduate i of Mexia Hieh School and is cm- ployed with the B and B Welding Welding Company. The bridegroom was also graduated from Mexia High School and is presently employed employed with the Empire Geophysical Geophysical Company. Among the out of town guosts were Mr. and Mrs. Howard Stone, of Palestine, Mr. and Mrs. B->bby Parker and son, Mark, of Waco, Mr. and Mrs. Dwan Beard, Fort Worth, Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Reynolds and daughter, Brcnda, of Thornton. Mrs. Jack Mansel, of West Columbia, Mrs. D. A. Turner, Mrs. Truman Lewis, of Lancaster; Bobby New. of Camp Polk, Louisiana and Polk Shelton, of Austin. tied with pmwild given bows. Mrs. Itaynwnd Lipscy, COUMI ill llu- bride, was matron of hon or. Her attire was identical to of the maid of honor and Mrs. Marlon Barkouskie, parents of the bridegroom, were hosts for supper preceding the rehearsal of their wedding Saturday evening evening in the Fellowship hall of the Calvary Baptist Church. Mr. and that she carried a „„ med white carnation *wrth & i-bowcr of white satin streamers. Bridesmaids were Miss Wilda Ixwdcn. of Austin, cousin of the bride, Miss Marilyn Ivey, Miss Mjirjoric Mullins, of Dallas, and Miss Alma Jones. Their gowns, headdresses and flowers were i- dcntieal to those worn by the honor honor attendants. Hie flower girl was Sarah Beth New, of Fort Worth, cousin of tlie bride and daughter of Mr. ami Mrs. Joe Edd New. She wore a fivck of white pcau de soie accented with emerald green cap .sleeves and sash and circular Kkirt. She carried a white wicker basket decorated with white satin and filled with flower petals. The ring bearer, Billy Kay Patterson Patterson cousin of the bride, who was attired in a dark suit, carried carried the rings on a heart-shaped sal in pillow decorated with hand- clipped Alencon lace and ruffles. Jle is UMJ son of Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Patterson. Buddy Guest attended as best man. Groomsmen were Dwan Beard, Fort Worth, Johnny Tack er, Joe Edd New of Fort Worth, cousin of the bride, Eddie Chris- tier, cousin of the bride, and Raymond Raymond Lipsey, For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Asher chose an aqua silk bhunlunif Khealh with which she wore turquoise shoes, gloves and bag, complimented with a dark aqua velvet cloche. Her corsage was of white carnations. Mrs. Burkouskic, mother o( the bridegroom, was utUred in fl becoming becoming bc-igu brocaded silk eyelet. eyelet. She wore a small beige straw Iwt and corresponding aceessu- Hoe and a corsage of orange car. nations. The bride's parents were hosts for u reception immediately fol- Jowi»g the v^qjony in " MJ church parlor. ^ The wedding fl««ls were very cordially received tho bridegroom's by the hosts, parents, the bride," groom and the bridal attendants. attendants. Miss Judy Cundietf was in aw'ge of Uw bride s book wluch was flanjwd hyalow arrange- of wWU«lMfr<*.'o"teci with the occasion. The delectable barbecue supper supper was served from a buffet table covered with a white damask damask cloth and centered with an emerald green crystal bowl overflowing overflowing with dozens of Shasta daisies and greenery. The small tables, spread with crisp linen squares, were centered with single single emerald green candles decorated decorated with fern. Members of the wedding party were presented gifts from the bride and bridegroom. Covers were laid for the betrothed betrothed couple and Miss Carolyn Asher. Miss Wilda Lowden, of Austin, Miss Marjorie Mullins, of Dallas, Miss Alma Jones, Miss Marilyn Ivey, Buddy Guest, Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Tacker, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Edd New, and daughter, daughter, Sara Beth of Fort Worth, Mr. ami Mrs. Raymond Lipsc-y, Eddie Chrisner, Mr. and Mrs. Dwan Beard, Mrs. Amon Cook, Rev. E. G. Morgan, Mr. and Mrs. Henry LaRue, Larry LaRue, Gary Gary Barkouskie, Mrs. Billy Patterson, Patterson, Billy Ray Patterson. Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Asher and the hosts. FENDER & CLINTON AUorney*-At-Law General Law Practice 210 North Sherman Phone OYMM2 Maxla, Taxas DR. W. DUKE PITTMAN DR. WILLIAM D. PITTMAW * Contact Lenset Max la, Taxat Central Optomatry Personals Mr. and Mrt>. Jack Mutkiii unci daughter and son, Miss Ann iVfat- kin and Bob Mat kin, have returned returned to their home in Shreveport, Louisiana after u visit hero with Mr. and Mrs. Dan Edd Hamilton. Hamilton. Miss Virginia Leo has roUirued U> living U» resiuno teaching in the high school after spending the slimmer in Mexia wilh her pa- rqnts, Mr, and Mrs. Henry C. Lee. Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Itichurd suji mid sun, Bill David, spent thfe weekend in Dallas. They vis ited "Six Flags Over Texas" at Arlington. Mrs. C. D. Hines wd Mr. and Mre, Gerald Qant have returned from BUoxi, Mississippi where they visited Mr. and Mrs. Max Hints, BILL BARTLETT FARM BUREAU INSURANCE Lifa — Auto — Fire Dividends Up to 33 1/3 Percent Ph. RA9-5510 Groasback |MHMHHBMHHBHHBMVHHMMBBMMnH| INSURANCE HoipitalizaHon, Accident Life and Group HERMAN FOCKE, Apart Southland Life Insurance Ce. "I Sail Service- You Buy Insurance" Phone OY6-2M4 R. E. LANGSTON & ASSOCIATES General Contractor Mexia, Texas P. O. Box 163 Raadi-MU CONCRBTB Dalivaratf Anywharr C. A. fTIPNBMS Collaga Avt* Maxla but. * 2Wf - Ra«. 4-42M WRIGHT CLVANBR8 Frad Wright, Owner — One Day Service •* Free Storage MO E. 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  1. The Mexia Daily News,
  2. 04 Sep 1963, Wed,
  3. Page 3

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