The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 20, 1954 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, August 20, 1954
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, AUGUST 20, 1954 Society News llnrv Snriet.v Rditnr f Mis* Millie Ann Mailory, Society Editor Phone 3-4461 MARRIED — Miss Sara Beatrice Elkins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Elkins of Wilson, became the bride of Ross Ford, son of Mr. and Mrs. I A. R. Ford of Paragould, a ceremony solemnized in the Wilson Methodist Church Friday. 'Vows Exchanged In Wilson By Ross Ford Miss Elkins Miss Sara Beatrice Elkins was married to Ross Ford of Paragould Friday at the Wilson Methodist Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Elkins of Wilson and Mr. Ford is the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Ford of Paragould. The Rev. Lynn Wade of Charles- i Merrell. great aunt of the bride, Bits of News m*4 p. Steven Johns, Wanda Horner Exchange Vows Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Horner of Manila, are today announcing the marriage of their daughter, Miss Wanda Faye Horner, to Steven .N Johns of Blytheville. The couple was married in Hernando, Miss., Aug. 12. They will be at home at 2034 Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Davis and Chickasawba. Mrs. Johns will teach the second grade at Lange School and Mr. Johns is the owner of the Kream Kastle. Mrs. Smart Has Kibitzer Club Members of the Kibitzer Club met with Mrs. J. H .Smart yesterday afternoon. Winners in the bridge games played were Mrs. J. M. Williams-, Jr., high and Mrs. Bill Jonte, second high. Mrs. Jontz was a guest of the group. An ice course was served by the hostess. ton, Ark., performed the double ring ceremony. Cathedral tapers shed a soft glow over baskets of white gladiolis backed with jade. They were placed against smilax adorning both the chancel and its rail. Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore an original gown by Ina of Coronet, of white nylon tulle over chalk taffeta, it had a pointed basque fastened •with a miniature neckline finished with a deep bertha of Alcencon lace embroidered in sequins and pearls. Detachable gauntlets buttoned from the elbow to rose points over the hand. Worn over hoops the skirt was fashioned into a full cascaded train. Her double tipped finger-tip veil of illusion fell from a complimenting lace tiera beaded in sequins and pearls. Miss Elkins carried a colonial bouquet of white roses. Feminine attendants were Miss Helen Haxnden of Wilson, maid of honor; Misses Mary Ann Grain and Joyce Haines of Wilson, Bridesmaids Miss Mary Anita Elkins, sister of the bride, junior bridesmaid: And Miss Mary Jane Landrum, niece of the groom and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Landrum of Paragould, flower girl. The maid of honor and bridesmaids wore dresses of chrystaline in pastel shades which were identical in design. Shrug jackets over strap- Mrs. 'Eva Elkins, the brides grandmother, and Mrs. Eugene Buchanan greeted the wedding party at Wilson's club-house. Mrs. Merrell and Mrs. Elkins, mother of the bride, wore blue lace dresses and orchid corsages. Wearing white with matching flowers were Mrs. Eva Daives Elkins, Mrs. Ford and Mrs. Buchanan. White gladiolis formed the setting for the brides table, which was adorned with an embroidered ace imported from Italy. White blossoms and greenery surrounded the five tiered wedding cake in the cen- H. ter of the table with silevr candelabra holding white tapers complimented the cake. Assisting at the reception were Mrs. Jack Uzzell of Wilson; Mrs. Hudson Wren, Mrs. J. A. Germany and Mrs. R. C. Hobsori of Marie: | Misses Joanne Cullom and Patsy Peeper of Wilson, Mrs. Dixie Durham and Mrs. J. K. ~ Hampson of Nodena: Mrs. William Henry Harris of West Point, Miss. Mrs. Sid R. Harris of Houston, Miss, and Mrs. Peggy Emerich of Wilson. Among the out-of-town guests were the maternal grandmother of the bride, Mrs. Edgar G. Harris of West Point. Miss and Mr. and Mrs. Russell Ford of Paragould. Mr. Ford is a brother of the groom. For traveling the bride chose a pink linen suit with matching accessories. They left for a motor trip Bridge League Meets at Hotel Members of the Duplicate Bridge League played a six table Howell Movement last night. Winners in the games were Mrs. A. W. Afflick and Jim Roleson, first with 100y 2 points; Mr. and Mrs. George Wiggs, second with 92Vs points and Mrs. 0. W. McCutchen and Mrs. Jim Roleson, third with 90 y s points. Mrs. Eunice Young and Miss Jessie Srite are spending several days in Dallas, Tex., on business. Mrs. H. L. Chambers is in Dyersburg, Tenn., where she is visiting her brother, Dr. Pleas Tipton. Miss Jeanne Campbell is visiting her sister, Mrs. Ira F. Jones, Jr., Mr. Jones and son in Fort Smith, Ark. Miss Elise Moore is undergoing treatment at Chickasawba Hospital. She is in Room 49-A. La Nueve Bridge Club Meets at Rustic Inn Here Mrs. Blan Heath entertained members of the La Nueve Bridge Club at the Rustic Inn yesterday afternoon. Arrangements of roses were used on the tables where the guests were seated. In the bridge games played during the afternoon, winners were Mrs. Tom Little, Jr., high, Mrs. R. E. Green, second high, and Mrs. Newton Whitis, bridge. Guests of the group were Mrs. Little, Mrs. Robert G. McHaney and Mrs. Dan Burge. the hostess preceding the games. Mrs. J. H. Richardson were in ^ . . . Delfour Wednesday night xvhere Q^ QnCJ IN they attended services being held • by the Rev. J. H. Richardson. In (~l|jK AApPQ in Mcnette they were the guests of,^- ' IUL - / 'Y'v^Clo 111 the Rev. and Mrs. Joe Van Cleve C 4. ,, ' ^ ^ „ I I and family. j btTinger Home Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Lutes have returned from Fort Worth, Tex., where they visited Mr. Lutes' sis- Mrs . c . s . stringer entertained members of the C and N Birthday Cooter News ter, Mrs. Floss Bonduront. They j Club last night at her home wPrP arr.nmDflnied bv Mr_ "Lutes' were accompanied by Mr. Lutes brother, Burett Lutes of Detroit, Mich. Mrs _ p honor at p arker the dinner. guesfc Qf The table where the guests were seated was Mrs. Ray S. Johnston and sons • overlaid with a lace cloth and cen- are in Tuscaloosa, Ala., visiting tered with the birthday cake Mr. and Mrs. Milton Cooper. They, Following dinner, the evening went especially to attend the wed- W as spent informally and the ding of Mrs. Johnston's niece, t gr0 u p presented Mrs. Parker with Miss Martha Horn of Greensboro, j a Ala. Mrs. Johnston will be an at- Mrs. Molly Manuel of Shannon, Ga., was a guest of the group. Tops In Classics year together at Hendrix College at Conway, Ark., Mr. Ford will go into business with his father and brother after graduation. They plan to live at Paragould. less draped decolletages bodices j to New Orleans. After the honey- finished with self folds and buffant moon, they will finish their senior ' waltz length skirts over starched petticoats. They wore flowered tiaras in complimentary shades with brow veils. The junior bridesmaid and flower girl wore miniature models of the bridesmaids dresses in organdy: All the brides attendants carried fans with clustered pink carnations and small bows of pastel ribbons against bells of Ireland at the base. Bob Robertson of Paragould was best man. Groomsmen were Jimmy Ward and Rex Gould of Paragould adn John Merrell of Wilson, brother of the bride. Roy Ware of Osceola organist, presented nuptial music. His selections were "Romance* 'by Rubenstein. "On Wings of Love" by Mendelssohn. "Ah Sweet Mystery of Life" by Herbert, "At Dawning" by Cadman and "The Lords Prayer" by Malotte. He also accompanied two uncles of the bride, Sid R. Harris of Houston, Miss, who sang "Because" and William Henry Harris of'West Point, Mississippi who sang "Oh Promise Me." After the ceremony, Mrs. J. A. Methodist Church Seminar Held tendant at the reception. Misses Betty Presnell, Frances Jones and Bernadene Fondren are -i- . . \« A / A vacationing in Oklahoma City, j f 1 f"| 11V I W/\ Okla., and Dallas, Texas. '• ' Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Fowler and sons, Jimmy and Stanley, of Coal- ings, Calif., left Thursday for their home after a week's visit here as guests of Mrs. L. F. May, Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Fritzgerald and family and Mr. and Mrs. John Mick and other relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Fowler were former Blytheville residents. Mr. and Mrs, Conny Modinger, Jr., and children, Neal and Terry, are spending the week end in Morganfield, Ky. Condition of Mrs. W. K. Hoyle, who is a patient in Chicksawba Hospital, is reported to be satis- Doyle and Mrs. Harry Grimes, Jr., factory. She is in Room 4-C. Mrs.' were in Memphis Wednesday and Hoyle is the former Miss Betty appeared on the Channel Five Mick. j Club. Mr. and Mrs. Farnk H. Ashby j Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Woodard announce the birth of their second . are in Memphis today to. be with child, a son, August 13, at Chick-; Mr. Woodard's father, who is a asawba Hospital. The baby, who patient in Baptist 'Hospital. The Trinity Baptist Young Women's Auxilitry met with Mrs. C. S Birmingham last night with eight members, two new members and one visitor present. The meeting was opened with prayer by Miss Marcella Ray followed with the program. Miss'Patsy Gentry dismissed the group with prayer. The hostess served refreshments at the conclusion of the meeting. A miscellaneous bridal shower will be held at the Baptist Church Annex tomorrow night for Mrs. Jay Flutty of Jackson, O., who was before her marriage last week Miss Leila Jones of Cooter. Hostesses for the affair are the bride's mother, Mrs. W. I. Jones, Mrs. Virgil Jones and Mrs. Arnold Jones. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Pugh were in Memphis Friday to visit the latter's sister, Mrs. Macie Booth, who has been a patient in the Naval Hospital for the past several weeks. Mrs. Annie Wagster is spending two weeks in San Antonio, Tex., with her niece, Mrs. Bill Vassey, and family. Jimmy Callens will leave the first of September for Searcy, Ark., where he will attend Hardin College. Ricky Chambers of Osceola, Ark., is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Jake Sanford. Virgil Jones transacted business in Cape Girardeau Thursday. Mrs. Jabo Nichols of Maiden is visiting relatives here this week. Leachville Couple Exchange Vows In a ceremony performed at the Yarbro Baptist Church last night, Miss Wanda Robinson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Robinson of Leachville became the bride of Billy Jack Bell, son of Mrs. Sally Bell of Leachville. The Rev. T. J. Richardson, pastor of the church, officiated at the ceremony. Miss Martha Sue Eason of Jonesboro. cousin of the bride, provided music for the wedding. Miss -Lela Hannon served as maid of honor and only feminine attendant. The bride who was given in marriage by her father wore a blue dress with a beaded bodice attached to a full skirt. She wore white accessories and carried a white Bible topped with a white glamellia corsage. Harold Bedman was best man and Billy Grand served as usher. After a short wedding trip the couple will be at home in Leachville. has a sister, 'arol Lee, has been named Frank ,H. Ashby, Jr. Mrs. Daniel M. Lewis and sons, Mrs. Edgar P. Borum left today for a week's' visit in Indianapolis and Wabash, Ind. Conny and Dan, of New Orleans, j Mr. and Mrs. Charley Lutes La., will arrive tomorrow to be | have returned from a vacation the guests of her brother, Come- spent in Las Cruces, N. M., where lius .Modinger, Sr., and family. . they visited Mr. Lutes' sister, Mrs. Mrs. William Presnell, Mrs. Wil- Eddie Zimmerman. 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