The Town Talk from Alexandria, Louisiana on June 30, 1968 · Page 21
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The Town Talk from Alexandria, Louisiana · Page 21

Alexandria, Louisiana
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Sunday, June 30, 1968
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To Wed Aug. 3 ALEXANDRIA DAILY TOWN TALK, ALEXANDRIA-PINEVILLE, LA.. SUNDAY, JUNE 30, 1968 Engagement of Miss Carolyn Ann Wilson To Robert David Owen Announced at Tea The engagement and annrna,i- p l lageMiss Carolyn Ann Wilson to Robert David Owen is announced bv her parents Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Earl Wilson of Pineve. Mr. Owen is the son of Mr. and Mrs Jack Edward Owen of Redlands, Calif The wedding will be held on Aug. 3, at 3 p.m. in the First Methodist Church, Pine-ville. A reception will follow at Plantation Manor. Miss Wilson attended Louisiana State University and the University of Missouri and was graduated from Louisiana College The prospective bridegroom attended 'san Bernardino Valley College, Calif., and the University of Missouri and will graduate from t So"'?, State ColleSe at Fullertown ta July fraternity member of Beta Tau 0mega Attendants Named . The bride-elect's attendants will be Mrs Clyde Lee of San Francisco, Calif., matron of honor; Miss Carolyn Susan Henifl of St. Louis Miss Carolyn Ann Wilson Mo., maid of honor, and Mrs. Wayne Stroderd, Sulphur, cousin of the bride-to-be; Mrs. Herman Hall Brown, Miss Donna Linn Owen, the prospective bridegroom's sister; and Mrs. Cecil Webb Wiley. Laura Aline Wilson and Rebecca Ann Wilson, nieces of the bride-elect, will be junior bridesmaids, and Susan Elizabeth Brown will be flower girl. Beaux Brown will be ring-bearer. Carl H. Bolton III of Kansas City, Mo., will serve as best man and ushers will be Michael Parker of Redlands, Calif., Mr. Brown, Mr. Lee, Mr. Stroderd, Cecil Wiley, Gary Crowe and Michael Mathews. Announcement Tea Announcement of the forthcoming marriage was made at a tea Saturday given by Mrs. J. Frank Reeves, aunt of the bride-elect, in the CLECO Building on Holloway Road. Co-hostesses were Mrs. Austin R. Whalen and Mrs. John A. Wenner, cousins of the bride-to-be. The tea table, covered with a white linen cloth, held silver candelabra with yellow candles. In the center was an arrangement of whits magnolias in a silver container. On the guest table, also covered with white linen, was a bride doll and an engraved announcement of the Owen-Wilson wedding. Miss Wilson wore a corsage of yellow carnations at the shoulder of her ecru linen dress. Greeting guests with the honoree were her mother and sister-in-law, Mrs. Robert C Wilson, and Mrs. Reeves. The bride-elect's mother chose for the occasion a celery green linen dress and she wore a corsage of pink carnations. Mrs. Reeves wore a knitted blue suit, Mrs. Whalen chose a pink dotted dress, Mrs. Wenner, an aqua linen dress and Mrs. Robert C. Wilson a blue knitted dress. They wore corsages of white carnations. Guests were registered by Mrs. Donna Stroderd, cousin of the bride-elect. At the punch bowl were Miss Hanifl and Mrs Edward Oxford of University Park, N. M. Others assisting were Mrs. Madge Scarbrock and Mrs. Brown of Lake Charles. Bride-Elect Parties Honor Miss Tebow Mrs. John K. Price honored Miss Donna Nanie Tebow, bride-elect of Wayne Edward Taylor Jr., with a luncheon at the Alexandria Golf and . Country Club. Guests were greeted in the lounge by Mrs. Price, Miss Tebow and her mother, Mrs. Charles William Tebow of Bunkie. The lounge was decorated in a white and yellow theme with white oleanders, lemon lilies and magnolias. Mrs. Sam Haas and Miss Dorothy Petrie assisted in the courtesies. The luncheon table was centered with an arrangement of golden roses, pale yellow carnations and white stock surrounding a gold wedding ring, with yellow candles in branched candelabra at each end. Invited guests were Mrs. Franklin H. Mikell, Mrs. Paul Griffin, Mrs. Robert Harwood and Mrs. Frank Brewer; Misses Linda Mikell, Neill Foote, Edna Earle Haas, Geraldine Cochran, Theresa F u q u a , Mary Evelyn Townsend, Janet Redmon, Cheryl Valentine, G a y 1 e Gotcher, Joyce Taylor and Fran Mixson. Miss Tebow was presented with a gift of her chosen silver by the hostess. Dinner Party Also entertaining in honor of Miss Tebow and Mr. Taylor were Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Pierce and Mr. and Mrs. William Nettles at their home in Bunkie. Miss Tebow and her mother were presented with corsages of white stephanotis trimmed with blue picot ribbon. The bride-elect wore a purple linen dress with matching accessories. Arrangements of blue Dutch irises were used in the living room. The table in the dining room was overlaid with a white linen embroidered cutwork cloth. Centering the table was an arrangement of white daisies, gladioli and blue irises. Guests were Miss Tebow's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tebow; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mixon, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mulhearn, Dr. and Mrs. Anthony Lemoine, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Cochran, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lee, Billy Tebow and Miss Geraldine Cochran of Bunkie; Tommy Wheatley of Baton Rouge, Miss Edna Earle Haas of Opelousas, Miss Neill Foote and Miss Linda Mikell of Alexandria, Miss Gayle Gotcher of Clarksdale, Miss., and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Griffin and Miss Joyce Taylor of Dallas, Tex. NEWSTADT'S SEMI-ANNUAL Spring and Summer snnaDiE saile Our grcatct sale ever offers values in fine shoes. Casuals, play shoes and sub-stantial reductions in handbags. Don't miss this golden opportunity to stock up at tremendous savings . . . DRESS SHOES n ORIG. PRICE Selected Group Casuals and Playshoes ORIG PRICE IJIIiDnoall in a large assortment of styles and colors ORIG. PRICE I v f Louisiana 1012 Third Street ' Mrs. SCTION B PAGE SEVEN Attendants Named Churchman-Dix Engagement Told The wedding of Miss Grade Louise Dix of Colfax to James Michael Churchman Jr., also of Colfax, will be an event of Aug. 10 at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph Catholic church, Colfax. The reception will be held at the church. She is the daughter of Mrs. Velma Dix of Natchitoches and Joe Dix of Alexandria. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. Churchman Sr. of Colfax. She was a May graduate of Northwestern State College, where he is a senior. Miss Pattie Churchman of Colfax will be maid of honor. Bridesmaids will be Misses Susan Reese of Colfax and Rose Mary Berlin of Pineville. Flower girls will be Miss Sandy Dix of Myrtle Beach, S.C. and Mrs. Lisa Smith of Leesville. The bridegroom-elect's father will serve as best man. Groomsmen will be Ronnie Owens of Lafayette and Winn Churchman of Colfax. Ushers will be Larry Howard, Charles Rhodes and James Hernandez. hfA t-:: .: i:-;-;v " , .r'-f j AMISc..i" Miss Gracie Louise Dix William Belmont Townsend Jr. In Bunkie to a Miss Susan Durham Weds William B. Townsend Jr. The First Baptist Church. RnnldP was iho cotfinrT June 22 for the marriage of Susan Durham, daughter of HIm nnrl Hf mi All. i- . L 0 i.n. cinu mis. i nomas Alien uurnam, to William Belmont Townsend Jr., son of the senior Townsends also of Bunkie. Rev. Carl Allen Hudson, pastor of the church, officiated at the ceremony in the presence of relatives and friends. In the foyer of the church were pink roses and ivy. Within the chancel, there were pink cathedral tapers and Aristocrat roses. Marking the pews were Victorian bouquets of pink roses and tuberoses with pink picoted streamers. In a program of music preceding the ceremony, Mrs. E. L. Lyles, organist, played a medley of nuptial selections. She also played the traditional processional and recessional by Wagner and Mendelssohn. Mrs. James N. Lee sang "I Love The" by Grieg and "Wedding Prayer" by Williams. Bride's Gown The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore a wedding gown of ivory colored satin and e -embroidered French Alencon lace. The bodice was sculp tured with a Victorian neckline and the small elbow length sleeves were bell shaped. The skirt, falling from a high waistline in soft folds, was embroidered at the hemline. Her cathedral length veil of silk illusion was banded with wide satin and extended from a Victorian cap of satin and lace. The Florentine gold bracelet she wore was a gift of the bridegroom and she carried an old-fashioned bouquet of pink roses and tuberoses. The penny in her shoe was worn by her mother on her wedding day, and her lace handkerchief was the one carried by the bridegroom's mother when she was married. Miss Beth Durham was honor attendant to her sister. Her gown was of pink antique satin in empire design. She wore a garland of pink roses in her hair and carried a white Bible, topped with pink roses. Bridesmaids were Miss Louanne Bain, cousin of the bride; Miss Marianne Jordan of Shreveport and Miss Jan Lee of Wildsville. Their gowns and accessories were identical to that worn by the maid of honor. David Townsend served hi? cousin as best man. Ushers were Clyde Durham, brother of the bride, Albert Townsend, cousin of the bridegroom, William Dickerson, Gregory Vincent, Stephen Young, Robert Wright Jr., and Charles Mulhearn, all of Bunkie, and John Brewer, Jr., of Baton Rouge, cousin of the bride. Miss Adele Ann Steinmtiller, Baton Rouge, cousin of the bridegroom, and Glynn Alien Durham, brother of the bride, lighted the candles prior to the ceremony. Mrs. Durham, mother of the bride, wore a street length dress of pink shirred silk crepe. Her hat was of matching tulle roses and a corsage of rosebuds was pinned small beaded bag. Mrs. Townsend chose for her son's wedding a street-length dress of pink silk with organza insets at the shoulder and on the skirt. Her hat was of pink organza petals and her corsage of pink rosebuds. Reception Following the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Durham entertained at a reception in the family home on North Marshall Boulevard. Later in the day when Mr. and Mrs. Townsend left for a wedding trip, she traveled in a suit of white checked cotton. Her hat was a gold straw Breton and she carried a gold and white jeweled purse. Upon their return, the couple will make their home at 500 James St., in Ruston where he is a student at Louisiana Polytechnic Institute. Mr. and Mrs. Townsend are both graduates of Bunkie High School. She attended Louisiana College. He also attended Louisiana College, before entering Tech. The bride is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde H. Smith of Bunkie and the late Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Durham of Winnfield. The bridegroom is a descendant of the late Mr. and Mrs. J. 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