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MR. AND MRS. WILLIAM CATOR SYKES Mr. And Mrs. W. C Sykes Celebrate Golden Mr. and Mrs. William Caior Sykes celebrated their golden wed ding anniversary Sunday afternoot at open house. About 175 guest called from three until five o'clock Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Sykes greetec the guests and invited them into the living room where the bridal couple received informally with Mr. Sykes' aunt, Mrs. H. P. May of Asheville. Mrs. Sykes was charming in a black tissue faiile frock and an orchid corsage. In the living room where the celebrants celebrants received the floral arrangements arrangements were all in yellow and white. Yellow roses and yellow chrysanthemums chrysanthemums were used effectively with yellow tapers in silver holders casting a soft glow. Mr. and Mrs. Otto Tharpe showed the way to the dining room where the table was covered with a handsome imported cutwork cloth over yellow, satin. The centerpiece was created of a huge yellow satin ribbon bow which held three immense golden -- bells filled with yellow roses. Yel- Kow tapers burned in a grouo of silver candleholders and tiny golden golden bells were scattered about the centerpiece and each one held a tiny spray o£ yello" · 'ndragons. Yellow roses and ; ^napdrag- ons were flanked bv ;o\v tapers in silver on the buffet and on the chest a handsome pitcher of white gladioli were used. Mrs. Nellie Nance Rhodes presid- d at the coffee service during tht- .srst hour and Mrs. A. H. Nance, of Asheville. sister of Mrs. Sykes poured coffee during the second hour. The handsome cake was cul and served during the first hour by Mrs. C. T. James, of Greens boro, sister of Mr. Sykes, and dur irig the second hour, Mrs. J. A. Grubb, of Greensboro, served cake- Receiving in the dining room vwe Mrs. L. G. Shulerberger, Mrs. Erskine Erskine Johnson and Mrs. John D. Patterson, Miss Ann Sykes. Miss Alice Miller. Miss Elizabeth Sykes. Mrs. 'Joe Sykes, Miss Margaret Miller and Miss Betty Casler, serv ed in the dining room. Little Prissy Prissy Miller passed nuts. Gold and white mints were in silver compotes compotes on the table. . Rev. and Mrs. J. C. Groce received received in the hall and showed the way to the adjoining living room where Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Sykes. Jr., received with A. H. Xance. j of Asheville. C. T. James, of j Greensboro. NTorman Grubb. of Greensboro. Mrs. George Wasson presided at the register where guests signed in gold ink. Goodbyes were spoken to Mr. and Mrs. Shelton Miller. All about the house red poinsettias, Christmas greens and red candles were used effectively. Out-of-Town Guests Among those present from cut the city were Rev. and Mrs. F. Price, Granite Falls, Mr. and Mrs. H. L Thompson, High Point, Miss Mabel Stultr, of Rock Hffl, S C., Mr. and Mrs. O. C. Stonestreet, Jr Mooresville. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Russell Crouse, Winston Salem, Mr and Mrs. P. K. Drye arid Mr. Mrs Joe Shulenberger, of Landis, Mrs. O. I Bradley, of Mooresville. Mr and Mrs. E. E. Kipka. of Mooresville, and Cecil Privette, of Pulaski, Va^ Cake-Cutting For Reavis-Sides Party Miss Marlene Reavis and her fiance, Lawrence Carlton Sides, who will be married this-afternoon at 5 o'clock in Troutman Methodist church were honored last evening following the wedding rehearsal an informal cake-cutting given by Mr. and Mrs. £. P. Reavis at home of Mr. and Mrs. Grady Reavis in Troutman. The house was decorated in Christmas theme throughout excepting excepting the dining room which

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  1. Statesville Daily Record,
  2. 27 Dec 1949, Tue,
  3. Page 3

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