The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 26, 1966 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, August 26, 1966
Page 2
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r, b*»W IXo -.Blytheville (Ark.) Courier Newg - Friday, August 2«, MM ' — Society News — :J Miss Paulana Abbott Is Wed JE To Bernard John Baker •^"iffiSs Paulana Abbott of Bly- thev-ille became the bride o £ :P±B.elnard John Bakker of White ' ^.Plains, New York, Aug. 14 in .-Jj'Mcst Methodist Church here. .....Tjfe Rev. James A. Barton of k-iv&irbro Methodist Church offi- ''""Baled. " ' . Mi-sreMiss Abbott is the daughter of __Mr±and Mrs. Paul David Ab- -°=BoJ(*,of Blytheville. Mr. Bakker is the son of Mr antf Mrs. Peter Bakker of White Plains. ... The church altar arrangement was ; of white, gladiolus, stock tfod lilies. • -j-The altar was flanked with candle trees and. seven - branch^ _ §d candelabra. Jr/idnother level.held candle The bodices were of white Alencon lace with a full back panel of white Alencon lace and short butterfly sleeves. They also wore headpieces of yellow Dior bows secured to a veil of yellow maline. The candlelighters wore yellow linen dresses trimmed with white embroidery. The bridesmaids carried bouquets of yellow sweetheart roses and 'tuberoses. The maid of honor carried a crescent arrangement of yellow sweetheart roses, tuberoses and yellow elegance carnations. Yellow arid 'white daisies were carried by the candlelighters. The bride, -who was given in marriage by her father, wore arches decorated with a. sun- gown of white silk organza arrangement of white styled in an empire design, 1 which was covered in Alencon lace and seed pearls. The short butterfly sleeves were trimed in lace. Bands of lace also decorated the front of the A-line skirt. I—gladiolus. The pews were mark- gith bouquets of white glad....s and.stock. , Organ music was provided by Mrs. Joe \Vhisenhunt. Soloist was Steve McGuire, cousin of the bride. . Maid of honor was Bernita Rose Moir of Memphis. Bridesmaids were Cathy Hollingsworth, Blytheville, Barrie J o Price, Cove, and Susie Mosley, Mena. Others attending the bride were candlelighters Priscilla Widner, Portageville, and Jill Hollingsworth, Blytheville, cousins of the bride. Attendants to the bride wore floor length yellow crepe empire styled gowns. A fan extended shaped chapel train from the waistline. Her veil was attached to an arrangement of silk organza roses trimmed with seed pearls and. crystals. A string of pearls, a gift of the groom, was her only jewelry. The bride's bouquet consisted of white sweetheart roses arranged in a cascade design. Best man was Jim Smith of Little Rock. • |£J|HI Groomsmen were Peter Bak- :M ^_ Phone : PO 8-4461 ker, White Plains, brother of the groom, Pete Hart of Fayetteville, and Ralph May, Cove. Ushers were Dave Abbott, brother of the bride; Calvin Hollingsworth, Blytheville; Capt. E. E. Green, Blytheville, and Mike Baughman, Lilbourn, Mo. Mother of the bride, Mrs. Paul Abbott, wore a nile green cotton lace sheath dress with matching lace coat and matching accessories. She wore a corsage of white glamelias and stehanotis. Mrs. Bernard Bakker, mother of the groom, wore an aqua crepe sheath with embroidered bodice and matching accessories. She also wore a corsage of white glamelias and stephanotis A reception following the wedding was held at Blytheville Country Club. The punch table, bride's table arid guest book table were overlaid with white satin cloths. The bride's table held a tiered cake which was garlanded with smilax, white sweetheart roses and yellow elegance carnations. The cake was flanked by branched white porcelain candelabra also decorated w.ith smilax and yellow elegance carnations. The punch table held rangement of white snapdragons, yellow carnations, stock and snowflake pom poms. On either side of this arrangement were branched candelabras holding white tapers. Garlands of s m i 1 a x inter- spaced with yellow elegance carnations completed the decorations of the table. The guest book table held a white -memory candle which was surrounded by smilax. In charge of the reception was Mrs. Steve McGuire who was assisted by Mrs. Ed Green, Mrs. Calvin Hollingsworth and Mrs. J. W. Widner. Miss Mandy Welborn of Sheridan, presided at the guest jbook. Miss Roberta Brown of Memphis and Miss Carolyn Marshall served cake. Miss Kay Jaggers and Mrs. Richard Stiles served punch. Rice bags were distributed by Shellie and Martha Kate Tarpley. The couple will honeymoon in Hot Springs. Later they will reside in Fayetteville where both are students at the University of Arkansas. A black and white printed cotton suit with a white organza pillbox hat, along with black patent accessories made up the bride's traveling outfit. | Mr. .and Mrs. Calvin Hollingsworth were host and hostesses for a rehearsal dinner Saturday evening for 30 guests at the Drummer Boy. Special guests were Rev. and Mrs, James A. Barton. The T-shaped table was centered with an arrangement of white gladiolus and stock and flanked by white candles in bronze and crystal candle holders. Ivy and gardenias were used WED—Janie Iris Robinson became the bride of Joseph C. Besharse in an Aug. 21 ceremony. Joseph C Besbarse Marries Janie Iris Robinson Aug. 21 WEATHERBIRD SHOES JO-SCHOOL BACK SCHOOL SHOES HAT CAN'T BE P5AT! Sizes and Widths For Everyone Shoe Store "Sll W. Main Ph. PO 3-35-19 On Aug. 21 at Central Presbyterian Church in Russellville, Ark., the m?-riage of Joseph Gulp Besharse 7 and Miss Janie Iris Robinson was solemnized. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Herschell -Besharse of Dallas, formerly of here. The bride is the daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. Charley B. Robinson p£ Russellville. The bride's father is a retired Presbyterian minister and Army chaplain. ' The organist, Miss Bonnie Harper, played nuptial music. Mrs. Robert Teeter was soloist. ' The best man was A2C Herschell Besharse, Jr., of the 4157 Air Police Squadron. He is on leave after 19 months at Blytheville Air Force Base, and is now in Alaska. The groom's ofiier attendant was Albert H. Parnell of Alexandria, Va. The bride's matron of honor was Mrs. Gary Kingston of Rantoul, 111. The bridesmaid was Miss Mayola Satterfield of Brinkley. Ushers were Allen Stallings of Morrilton and Charles Berry of North Little Rock, The wedding gown which Miss Robinson made was of a White brocade in an empire style. Miss Robinson carried a white New Testament and a bouquet of gardenias and tube roses. Her attendants wore dresses of blue peau de sole and lace. They wore blue head pieces similar to th bride's white shoulder length veil. The bride wore a wedding gift, which was an heirloom from an aunt. It was a lavaliere that had belonged to the bride's great, great grandmother. The bride's mother wore a white linen dress with silver embroidery and accessories of blue and a carnation corsage. After a honeymoon in the Ozarks, the couple will reside in Carbondale, 111. Mr. Besharse, who received a B.S. degree from Hendrix College, will. be. .an assistant professor in zoology and will study for a master's degree at Southern Illinois University. Mrs. Besharse, who received a B.S. degree in Elementary Education from Arkansas State Teachers College, will teach tiie third grade in De Solo, Illinois. The reception was directed by Mrs. James Westbrook and Mrs. Flave Peters of Russellville. The table contained a three- tier.ed wedding cake and punch. These were served by Mrs. Peters and Dr. Evelyn Jones of Ozark who is the bride's sister. Miss Carol Alexander of Casa, Ark., presided at the bride's table where guests signed t ii e bride's book. The wedding vows were exchanged with the bride's father performing the ceremony. He was assisted by the Rev. James Westbrook, minister of the church and the bride's pas- iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiNinnniiinnnainMiiiiiminiiiiiife s . • § IBits of News! s ' = I "' 'I I moitty ptr&onal 1 iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiimKBiimiiiiiiii^ Mari Lee Dodson, 401 East Missouri, has been accepted by the Admissions Committee of the Methodist Hospital School of Nursing, Memphis, for enrollment there on Sept. 11. The Methodist Hospital S c h 001 of Nursing is a 33 month diploma program for nursing education. Miss Dodscn is the daughter rf K. L. Dodson of Blytheville. Mrs. Jerry Cohen, Mrs. George Fisher, Mrs. John Burnett, Mrs. Jack Hale, Mrs. 0. W. Coppedge, Jr., Mrs. Q, W. Coppedge, Sr., Mrs. Charles Langston, Jr., Mrs. Elton Kirby Mrs. C. W. Garrigan, Mrs. Harry ? W. Haines and Mrs. Kendall Berry leave • this afternoon for Southwestern at Memphis where they'll attend the Mid-South Seminar at the Adult Education Center. to decorate the center of the table. Miss Abbott and Mr. Bakker presented their attendents gifts. I Miss Abbott wore a green and pink printed coat over a amtch- ing pink sheath with pink accessories. Out of town guests attending were Mr. and Mrs. Peter Bakker of White Plains, Mr. and I Mrs. Pete Bakker, also of White | Plains, Mrs. Berntia Moir and Miss Bernita Rose Moir, of Memphis; Miss Barrie Joe Price and Ralph May of Cove, Miss Susie Mosley of Mcna, Pete Hart of Fayetteville; Mike Baughman of Lilbourn, Mrs. J. W. Widner and Priscilla Widner of Portageville, Mrs. Tom McDonald and Mike McDonald of Jonesboro. tor; and by the Reverend Omer Stanfield, a retired Presbyterian minister of Dardanelle. The rehearsal dinner was served in the home of the bride's sister and her husband, Dr. and Mrs. James Laurence Jones, at Ozark. Bride-Elk* s ^ With Party Women of the Church of tiie First Presbyterian Church, complimented bride • elect, Miss Rebecca Greenway, Wednesday morning with a bridal party in the social rooms of the church. Miss Greenway will become the bride of Nick Walker Friday evening. ' Forming a receiving line were the honoree, her mother. Mrs. Malcolm Greenway, Mrs. Julian Walker, ;mother of the prospective bridegroom, and Mrs. Sam Black, WOC president.' Miss Greenway greeted guests wearing a navy and white ensemble. She was presented a white corsage. A centerpiece of pink roses and baby's breath was used on the serving table. Presiding at the silver punch bowls which were placed at either end of the table were Mrs, Martin Wilkinson and Mrs. Bob Logan. ..'..The WOC presented Miss Greenway with * white Bible. Two Installed At Meeting Of Eastern Star .Blytheville Chapter No. 279, Order of the Eastern Star, met Tuesday evening for its regular meeting. Mrs. Lovie Hester, worthy matron, and Kermit Dodson, worthy patron, presided over the meeting. A program was presented in memory of the founder of the O.E.S., Dr..Rob Morris. Those taking part were-Mrs. Hester, Mrs. Evelyn Hickerson, Mrs. Dorothy Bailey, Mrs. Vash ti Simpson and Mrs. Glenda Eubanks. An installation ceremony was held to install two new officers. Those installed were Shields Edwards as associate patron and All square dancers to Kingsley Hall Service Club at 7:80 tonight. The guest nailer- will be Cal Golden. _ Mr. 'Golden is a well-known caller and was a key caller at the Brussels World's. Fair. He is popular .'with square dance groups on the west coast. Cub, Boy. Explorer SCOUT NEWS John D. Wells, Boy Scout district advancement chairman, announced that Boy Scout Troop 35 and Post 35 will be hosts for the District court of honor at First Baptist Church of Luxora. The meeting will begin at 8:00 p.m. Monday. All troops and Boy Scouts in this area are invited to attend, Mrs. Glenda Eubanks as electa. Raleigh Sylvester served as installing officer, assisted by Mrs. Sylvester, installing mar- shall, and Miss Mary Featherston, installing chaplin. During the social hour slides of the International E a s-te r n Star Temple, in Washington, D. C., were shown. Hostesses for the evening were Mrs. Bailey, Mrs. Josie Lewis and Mr." arid Mrs. Dan Blodget. .. •. Pad Has New Shape That old home remedy, the heating pad, is in a new shape. The wrap - around version can be used comfortably .anywhere on the body. It gives spot relief :or any minor ailment. You.cai even put it around your hea> for sinus and headache relief. AtBc&e Dancfe Enroll Phone PO 3r8856, PO 3-7627 or ,,314-695.4982 YOU W/LL Nf/fR BUY A '66 CHEVROLET '/2 TON PICKUP CHEAPER TRY US! BOB SULLIVAN Chevrolet-Cadillac Co. 301 W. Walnut Ph. 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