Durastanti-Harris Wedding Announcement Aug 1973

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Durastanti-Harris Wedding Announcement Aug 1973 - Mr. and Mrs. James 0. Harris Special Couple...
Mr. and Mrs. James 0. Harris Special Couple united in marriage SHAW--Susan Carol Durastanti became the bride of James 0. Harris of Leland in a ceremony at 7 p. m. July 20 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Shaw. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Vito Durastanti of Shaw and Mrs. Hope Harris of Leland and Lamar Harris of Greenville. The Rev. Father James O'Riordan officiated at the double-ring ceremony. Acolytes were James Rossetti and Gene Rossetti. James Robinson served as organist and Mrs. Armando Reginelli was soloist. Vases of white and yellow gladioli and two standards of candles entwined with greenery were used on each side of the altar. The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore a formal gown of organza and lace over satin with full Bishop sleeves of lace. Her mantilla styled veil was edged in lace and attached to a half-crown headpiece. The bride's bouquet was a cascade of white roses centered with a white orchid. Jiselle Reginelli, the bride's cousin, was maid of honor. She wore a printed floral gown designed with scooped neckline and puffed sleeves. She wore a matching picture hat. Her flowers were a colonial bouquet of lavender carnations. Ralph Ross of Leland served as best man. Ushers were Kenneth Durastanti of Shaw, brother of the bride, and the groom's stepbrothers, Noel Harris and Randy Harris of Greenville. The bride's m o t h e r chose a street-length dress of blue knit with a high rolled collar accented with lace. Her corsage was a white cymbidium orchid. Mrs. Harris, the groom's mother, wore a coat styled dress of off-white shantung with long sleeves and jewel trim. She wore a green cymbidium orchid. A reception at the Community Center followed the wedding. Beverly Muzzi presided at the guest register table which was covered with white linen cloth trimmed with Irish lace. A small bouquet of flowers was placed beside the register book. The bride's table was overlaid with white cutwork cloth centered with the tiered wedding cake flanked with silver candelabra. Mrs. W. T. Hamilton and Mrs. L. Bueno, both of Memphis, aunts of the bride, served the cake. Punch and champagne was served from a table covered with a cutwork cloth centered with an arrangement of mixed summer flowers. Mrs. Wanda Ross and Mrs. Irish Doolittle of Leland, aunts of the groom, and Mrs. J. B. Muzzi and Mrs. H. Reginelli, aunts of bride, served at this table. M r s . Josie O l m i , Durastanti, Mrs. Jim Muzzi, Mrs. Mike Neal, Mrs. Mac Durastanti Jr., and Mrs. David Durastanti assisted at the reception. For a wedding trip to Hot Springs, bride wore a beige knit dress with a black and brown midriff. Out-of-town guests were from Weir, Leland, Greenville, Jackson, Cleveland, Memphis and San Francisco. # # * Mrs.Harris was hostess for a dinner party honoring her son and Miss Durastanti on the evening before their wedding at Lok Yen Restaurant in Greenville. The bride-elect wore a sleeveless green silk dress with matching accessories and a yellow orchid corsage. The dinner table was centered with arrangement of summer flowers. Twelve guests were present.

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  1. The Delta Democrat-Times,
  2. 09 Aug 1973, Thu,
  3. Page 9

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