Smith Kiker Jr

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- ' ' f * - ^""-iL v; v; •<:/-' ;4f MRS. SMITH KIKER, JR. ... the former Miss Etha Estclle Sandlin Smith Kiker, Jr., Etha Sandlin Marry in Grand Prairie Ceremony Miss Etha Estelle Sandlin became the bride of S m ith Kiker, Jr., Saturday evening in a candlelight ceremony at First Presbyterian Church, Grand Prairie. T>.e bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. N. Sandlin of Grand Prairie, formerly of Paris, and the groom's parents parents arc Mr. and Mrs. Smith Kiker, Sr., of Paris. The Rev. W. A. Casseday, Casseday, grandfather of the bride, and the Rev. Ira C. Kiker, Sr., grandfather of the bridegroom, bridegroom, officiated at the formal, formal, double ring ceremony. Wedding music was presented presented by Dr. C. N. Channon of East Texas State College, organist. organist. Miss Wanda Durham of Greenville sang "At Dawning,"' Dawning,"' "Entreat Me Not to Leave Thee" and "0 Perfect Love." Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a gown of white slipper satin, fashioned fashioned with a draped cowl neckline and accentuated with a fold of satin outlined with a deep ruffle of Chantitly lace. The plain basque bodice was tightly fitted. Her sleev c s, tapered to petal points, were outlined in Chantilly 1 a ce which covered her hands. Sweeping into a circular chapel chapel train, the bouffant s k irt billowed from a pointed waistline waistline and was caught up on one side with wide scallops revealing revealing ruffles of Chanti 1 1 y lace. Her waist length veil of illusion fell in tiers from a crown of pearls sprinkled with spquins. Centered with a white orchid, her bouquet fell into cascade of white stephanolis and streamers tied with love knots. Mrs. Tommy Downing of Mabank Mabank was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Miss Nita Sandlin. sister of the bride, and Miss Lynn Kiker of San Antonio, cousin of the bridegroom. bridegroom. The attend a n Is' dress e s, fashioned similar to the bride's, were of champagne silk organza over taffeta. The dresses featured a tucked drape neckline, pointed waist and full skirls. David Sandlin, brother of the bride and Martin Kiker of San Antonio, cousin of the bridegroom, served as candle lighters. Arnold Oates. Jr., of Big Spring, was host man. Groomsmen Groomsmen were Bill Robertson of Dallas, cousin of the bri d e- This Week THURSDAY 7:30 p.m. Mrs. Billy Mashburn, Mashburn, Howland, will be hostess (o a meeting of Zcta Mu Chapter, Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi. FRIDAY 7 p.m. Modern Study Club will meet at the Gordon Country Country Club. School Supplies And S&H Stamps With Every Purchase! Corner Drug Stores SE Plaza 4-6621 801 Clarksville 4-56S5 groom, and Charles Exum of Paris. Ushers were R. N. Sandlin, Jr., of Grand Prairie, the bride's br o t h e r, and Charles Robertson of Dallas, cousin of the bridegroom. A reception followed t h e ceremony in the church parlor. parlor. Mrs. Arnold Dates, Jr., of Big Spring presided at the guest book. The reception table carried out the bride's chosen colors of champagne and white and the traditional wedding cake was served.. Serving at the reception table table were Mrs. Romie Stewart of Grand Prairie, aunt of the bride; Mrs. Ira C. Kiker, Jr., of Dallas, the bridcgro o m's aunt, Mrs. N. B. Range of Marlin. sister of the bride, and Mrs. R. F. Tarver of Grand Prairie. For traveling, the bride chose a brown two-piece suit of pure silk in early fall print. The suit featured a sing 1 e breasted box jacket with three- quarter length sleeves and an away-from-neck collar. She wore brown and gold accessories. accessories. Following a short weddi n g trip, the couple will make their home in Denton where the bridegroom will join the teaching teaching staff at North Texas State College and the bride will teach in.Denton public schools. Both were graduated from East Texas Slate College and the bridegroom also received his masters degree from there. The bride attended Pa r i s High School and was graduated graduated from Grand Prair i e High School. While at ETSC she was a member of Tooa- noowe Social Club, on the Dean's List and served as president of ETSC chapter of the American Guild of Organists. Organists. The bridegroom was graduated graduated from Paris High School and Paris Junior College. He was graduate assistant i n photography while earning his masters degree at ETSC. I

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  1. The Paris News,
  2. 28 Aug 1960, Sun,
  3. Page 21

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