Tipton Tribune Tipton, Indiana 26 August 1959 Page 3
Miss Kay McFarland Honored With Bridal Shpwer Mrs. Velva Purvis Miss Kay McFarland was hou; ored with a miscellaneous bridal shower in the social rooms of the Goldsmith Methodist church Thursday evening. Her chosen colors, of blue and white were used in decorating. Miss Kathryn Phares entertained with a piano solo, after which Marilyn Burget gave a readnig. The long table receiving fhe gifts was all in white with bouquets of garden flowers in the backgronnd. The serving table was laid with a lace cloth over blue. The punch bowl filled with blue punch centered the table and at one side was an arrangement of white and blue lace flowers in a gold leaf setting. At the end of the table was a lovely cake in an umbrella shape, iced in white and trimmed in blue. Round napkins edged in blue were arranged on the other end of the table. Cup cakes in umbrella design were iced in white trimed in blue and had blue handles. The service was in crystal. She unwrapped her gifts at a table covered with lace over blue. jShe was seated in a large white" chair over which a white and iblue hand crocheted umbrella was suspended. Seated beside her was the bridegtoom, Fred Sturdevaiit. Assisting them wiih their gifts were mi!ss June McFarland, a sister anid Miss Sherry Huff. . a close friend. Ann . McFarland, also a sistei;, arranged : the ribbons in a large bridal bouquet. Mrs). Jqlhn Oberleese received a special prize. Favors were small blue' lace • umbrellas. ' Hostesses for the evening were Mesdames Frank Park, Charles Park, Sam. Bitner, William Pur vis, Robert F. Smith, Basil Teter, Bill Huff, Carmen dine, Bo|b Park, Omer Phares, Jack Smith, B. E. Mahaffey, Clyde Smith and Bemice Phifer. Approximately ninety were served. Mrs. Manion TTiomas, of Chesterfield, served at the punch bowl. Miss McFarland and Sturdevant will be married at the Goldsmith Methodist church at 2:30 p.m. Au gust 30th. The will reside in Indianapolis, where he is employed at the Post Office. '