Panama City News-Herald from Panama City, Florida on June 30, 1974 · Page 11
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Panama City News-Herald from Panama City, Florida · Page 11

Panama City, Florida
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Sunday, June 30, 1974
Page 11
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Ptgt 411 NEWS-HERALD, Panantft City, Flu., Sunday, June SO, 1W4 V-'- ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCED - The engagement and approaching marriage of Miss Merna Rebecca Parrish to Tony L. Pitts has been announced by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Julian A. Parrish of Blountstown. The bridegroom to be is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Pitts, also of Blountstown. Miss Parrish is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.P. Clark of Bountstown and Pitts is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Alton B. Pitts of Clarksville, Fla. The bride to be is a 1974 graduate of Bountstown High School. The bridegroom to be, also a graduate of Blountstown High School, is presently employed at Abitibi Corporation of Blountstown. The wedding will take place on July 19 at the First Pentacostal Holiness Church. Fashions Impractical Gunnell-Miller Donna Marie Spagnuolo Donna Spagunuolo, Ronald Walsh Wed NEW YORK (UPI) - Impractical is the word for many new daytime clothes for fall and winter '74. Only a multiarmed goddess of East Indian mythology could hope to cope with the yards of fabric . in capes, knee-length mufflers, wrapped skirts and coats that fly open with even the slightest body movement— not to mention the thought of howling winter winds. Somber blacks, browns and grays also figured prominently in several collections shown. Wednesday during the American Designer Group's semiannual press week. '''Inflation colors," suggested one spectator. "They reflect the depressing world situation." The bundled-up look was strong in the Ralph Lauren, John Kloss and John Anthony collections. The bulky look was particularly prevalent in Anthony's designs. Knee-length mufflers were worn with virtually everything from voluminuous, big-collared or fox-collared coats to pantsuits, coats, toppers and dresses. Bill Blass' chic, wordly collection was a relief for the eyes if not for pocketbooks. Most of his daytime dresses were a flattering knee-length with slim, trim lines. His collection was inspired by the retrospective fashion show of the 1910's, '20s and '30s at the Metropolitan Museum. Blass also showed many bright, vibrant colors. "Red is the most effective evening color ever," he said, and one evening pa jama proved it: a fisherman's shift in red and black paillettes topping red and black layered georgette pants. A rusty tone called cinnamon was popular with Lauren, Blass, Anthony, Kloss and Kasper for Joan Leslie. Kasper showed some bulky looking garments but most of his collect for Joan Leslie had a beautifully coordinated look so that coats, jackets and capes could be switched around with a wide variety of dresses, pantsuits, skirts and blouses. A double ring ceremony in the Sacred Heart Church of Lynhurst, N. J., united Miss Donna Marie Spagnuolo and Ronald Edward Walsh in marriage in a recent wedding. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Spagnuolo of Lynhurst, N . J., and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Walsh of Panama City. The bride was given in marriage by her father and wore a formal gown that featured a V-neck lined with sheer embroidered flowers. The three tiered sheer collar and cap sleeves were edged in tiny embroidered flowers. The collar extended down to an embroidered band that encircled the waist. The bride wore a white bridal hat that held a long flowing veil that fell to the floor. A double strand of white pearls and short gloves completed the bride's attire. Miss Debra Castlegrant was maid of honor and wore a pink gown fashioned in the same style as the bride's gown. Her attire was completed by a parasol. Bridesmaids were Tina, Gail and Lisa Spagnuola, sisters of the bride, and Mrs. Craig Petrowskl. They wore gowns USE GORDON'S CONVENIENT CREDIT TERMS: Budyet Accounts • Charge Plans W« Acctpt: BankAmericard • Diners Club • Master Charge • Carte Blanche • American Express JEWELERS IN PANAMA CITY SHOP AT GORDON'S: Panama Plaza Shopping Center • Also in Ft. Walton Beach at Brooks PlaziSbototfng Center • In Pensacola • Town & Countr^Plaza Shopping Center •Cordova Mall, 5TO0 North 9th Avenue • Shop Gordon's Coast to Coast. like the maid of honor only blue in color and they also carried parasols. Craig Petrowski served as best man and Ronald Konkol, David Sansel, Anthony Galanti and Kenneth Nicosia were ushers. The mother of the bride wore a green chiffon gown with a print jacket. The mother of the groom wore a blue chiffon gown. A reception was held after the ceremony at Wayne Manor in Wayne, N.J. The parents of the bridal couple greeted the guests. The couple spent their honeymoon in New Jersey and now reside In Parker. The bride-groom is employed by United Iron Workers in Panama City. Reading Clinic Is Conducted HATTIESBURG, Miss. Parents with children who have reading problems can get help through a practicum in the reading clinic at the University of Southern Mississippi "We invite parents to bring their children for reading diagnosis," said Dr. Eleanor F. Noble, assistant professor of curriculum and. instruction and teacher of the practicum. Clinicians are all graduate students who have had teaching experience and some who have also had experience with diagnostics. Children are given a battery of diagnostic tests and are screened for physical difficulties. Parents get a complete report on the Clinic's findings and recomendations for materials helpful with the children at home. T e s t i n g takes approximately one-half day for in-depth testing. Reports of the results are provided in approximately two weeks. A double ring candlelight ceremony united Dianne Lynn Gunnell and Hayward Lay won Miller in marriage on Friday, May 24,1974, at 7:30 p.m. in the sancturary of the First Baptist Church of Parker. The Reverend Lants E. Taylor officiated and Reverend Claude E. Johnson led a special and unique prayer during the ceremony Just before the vows were solemnized. The bride Is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Adrian G. Gunnell of Panama City and parents of the bridegroom are Mr, and Mrs. W.L. Miller also of Panama City. Miss Diane Core, organist, presented a program of traditional wedding music. Preceding the ceremony "For All We Know" written by the Carpenters was sung as a trio by Cheryl Ball, Ellen Cobb, and Donna Ball. Just before the ceremony began Ellen Cobb, soloist, sang "We've Only Just Begun" also by the Carpenters. . At the close of the ceremony Cheryl Ball, soloist, sang "The Lord's Prayer" by Albert Alay Malotte. Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a formal length gown of sheath organza and imported peau de'angelace. Fitted bodice, high neck and bishop sleeves appllqued with motifs of peau de' ange lace petals and tiny seed pearls were highlights of the gown. The A-line skirt had a redingote-effect extending into a Watteau train. A large imported lace border paneled the front of the skirt and the edge of the train. Her veil, fashioned of cathedral length illusion edged with imported lace, was attached to a face framer of peau de' ange lace petals and satin loops that were highlighted with seed pearls. The bride carried a long cascade of white carnations, sweetheart roses, and baby's breath with satin ribbons and traditional love knots attached to a white lace covered Bible. Miss Judy Lee Gunnell, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. She wore a floor length A-line gown of yellow prevlra polyester and cotton blend. It was trimmed with white braid at the bodice creating a bolero effect. It featured long puffed sleeves with five white pearl buttons on each cuff. . Her attire was completed by a wide brim yellow hat that featured yellow bridal issusion that circled the hat and hung to the waist in the back. She carried a large white wicker basket with brightly colored mixed spring flowers topped with a bright yellow bow with satin ribbon streamers that hung to the knees. Serving as bridesmaid was Miss Teresa Brock, cousin of the groom. Michele Ann Bone served as Junior bridesmaid. They were, attired in mint green floor length gowns Identical to that of the maid of honor. They also wore greeri wldr brim hats with green brida issusion attached. The; tarried white wicker basketi filled with spring flower: identical to that of the matt of honor. Little Miss Kim Wldmet scattered various spring flower petals from her whtu wicker arm basket in the path of the bride. Her dress was a floor length gown ol mint green prevlra polyestet and cotton blend identical tc the bridesmaids' but with short puffed sleeves, a yellow velvet ribbon at the empire waist and she wore short white gloves. Her headpiece consisted of green ribbons and baby's breath forming a crowned appearance. Master Richard Montgomery Mashburn Jr., nephew of the groom, served as ring bearer. He was dressed identically to the groomsmen in a forma' attire. Richard M. Mashburn Sr., brother-in-law of the bridegroom, served as best man. Ushers-groomsmen were Mr. Rex Spencer and Mr. Kenneth Wldmer. Mr. Richard Mason served as Junior groomsman. The mother of the bride was attired in a formal length gown of mint green polyester double knit. Long fitted sleeves and a natural belted waistline were features of the dress. A complementary rosebud corsage and white accessories completed her outfit. The mother of the groom wore a floor length gown of sky blue polyester double knit. It featured long fitted sleeves and a natural waistline. A blue-tipped rosebud corsage and matching accessories completed her attire. Also in the wedding party was one of the groom's gran : dmothers. Mrs. Glrtha Miller of Wausau, Florida wore a pink double knit street length dress with accessories to match. Assisting at the church was Mrs. Roscoe Hall, director. Immediately following the ceremony the bride's parents entertained guests at a reception at the church social hall. The bride's chosen colors of green and yellow were again used and featured large spring flower selections throughout the party area. The tables were decorated with bright yellow tablecloths with white lace overlays. The beverage table featured a cut crystal punch bowl and PRE-4TH OF JULY SALE BARGAINS ON WESTINGHOUSE AIR CONDITIONERS, WASHERS, DRYERS, DISHWASHERS, RANGES, AND REFRIGERATORS SALE STARTS THURSDAY JUNE 27TH WESTINGHOUSE WASHER - $168.00 WESTINGHOUSE DRYER- $118.00 GOODYEAR BUDGET TEMS - 90-DAYS CASH GOODYEAR SERVICE STORE 763 4651 325 E. 6TH ST. lime sherbert punch. Greeting the guests and keeping the bride's book was Phyliss Ann Mashburn, sister of the groom. Misses Jan Swearlngen and Alana Barrow presided at the pun. ch bowl. Presiding at the bride's table was MriJ James E. Bone and Mrs. Bill* Wright, Mrs. James Kelley, kept, the bridegroom's table. •{< For traveling the bride' chose a chic green and whites polyester floor length dress; with all white accessories/^! Dianne Lynn Gunnell Special Stieff Sale. itnWurg Qu«m Annc^ Buy 4 pieces of Stieff sterling flatware, getonefree! Purchase any four identical pieces in the same Stieff pattern, and receive a fifth piece absolutely free! It's the perfect opportunity to add to your own silver service... or to give some very special gifts. But don't delay! Take advantage of the Special Stieff Sale now. Offer good from July 1 through August IS, 1974 Authentic <«V rnt; m MOON JEWELRY CO. FREE PARKING AT REAR OF STORE Across from Martin Theatre BAMKAMERICAHD. PHONE 769-4841 The Civil Service Board of the City of Panama City Beach is presently accepting application for one part- time secretary and one full-time secretary. Typing, shorthand, general knowledge of office procedures required. Applications and information may be obtained from the Civil Service Board secretary Monday thru Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at the Beach City Hall. Phone 234-2259 * • ...... -

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