Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on June 20, 1976 · Page 25
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June 20, 1976

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 25

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2C -- June 20, 1976 Sunday Gatelte-Mail Charleston, West Vlrjlnlt Observe 50th Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. John E. Mays Sr. celebrated their golden wedding anniversary June 15. They are the parents of John E. Mays Jr. and have two grandchildren. They were married June 15,1926. They reside at 2700 4th Ave. Open House Planned Celebrating their golden wedding anniversary with an open house from 1 to 5 p.m. June 27 at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Thomas E. Williams of Loudendale, will be Mr. and Mrs. Henry Riffe. She is the former Bertha Songer. They were married June 28, 1926 by the Rev. Jeff Thomas of Charleston., They have four other children: Mrs. C. D. Fields, Mrs. G. E. Parsons of South Charleston, Mrs. Pauline Hanshaw and Sterling Riffe of Charleston. They have 17 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Engagements Announced .. Summers-Almond Mr: and Mrs. James Lee Summers of Sissonville are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Donna Marie, to Charles Edward Almond, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Almond of Daniels. The open- church wedding will take place at 3 p, m. July 11 in the Humphreys United Methodist Church at Sissonville. Miss Summers has a B. S. degree in early childhood education from Concord College and is employed by the Mercer County Board of Education. Her fiance has a B. S. degree in industrial arts from West Virginia Institute of Technology and is employed by Raleigh Motor Sales. Smith-Repass HUNTINGTON-Mr. and Mrs. William S. Smith of Huntington are announcing the engagement of his daughter, Teresa Jean, to Rex Lee Repass, son of Mrs. Genevieve M. Repass of Charleston and the late Mr. Rex L. Repass. The wedding will take place at 7:30 p. m. Sept. 11 in St. Joseph Catholic Church here. Miss Smith, daughter of the late Mrs. Katherine Smith, has an A. S. degree in nursing from Marshall University. She is a registered nurse employed by Huntington Hospital. Her fiance is a graduate of M. U. and is a graduate student at the University of Tennessee. A Timely Reminder of * Our American Heritage!.. So Colorful! So Handsome! 'So Practical! * i nepiece YOU CAN DISPLAY WITH PRIDE IN CELEBRATION OF OUR NATION'S 200th BIRTHDAY! "Proclaim Lilwrty Throughout All The World..."_was the message that lhi Litany Bell pealed hack m 11 ib, and heralded the l*ginning of our great nation! Here s an inspiring, practical reminder of lhat historic occasion that you'll be proud to display on your wall. Giant Pocket Watch styling. Lowly, colorful design on a simulated weathered-wood finish. Start enjoying yours today! ^ MARRS Jewelers lSt.A»e,20lhSt.llilro Open Prkn. thru Sal. 9 lo 5 Thuri.9toS:30 PHONE 755-1631 authorized TIMEX Service Center Terri Lynn AVilkinson, Guests for Weddings John W. Whittaker Married S umm er Visitors Here St. Marks Episcopal Church in St. Albans was the setting Saturday evening for the marriage of Miss Terri Lynn Wilkinson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nat Wilkinson of St. Albans, and John William Whittaker, son of Mr. and Mrs. William J. Whittaker, also of St. Albans. The Rev. James Johnson officiated and Vivian Persinger, organist, and Jan Taylor and Tim Huffman furnished the music. The bride was given in marriage by her father and a reception followed at the Kim Tiki in St. Albans. * * * MAID OF honor was Renee Wilkinson, sister of the bride, and bridesmaids were Mrs. John Parker of Santa Barbara, Calif., sister of the bridegroom, Mrs. Ansis Reinkopfs of Shrewsbury and Leigh Ann Wilkinson, sister of the bride, who was junior bridesmaid. Tom Goodwin of Huntington was best man and ushers were Dave Campbell of Huntington and Scott Wakefield of Charleston. * * * THE NEWLYWEDS will reside at 5369 Big Tyler Rd., Cross Lanes. She is a magna cum laude graduate of Marshall University and is employed by Lewis, Ciccarello, Masinter and Fried- MRS. J.W. WHITTAKER . . .former Terri Wilkinton berg. Her husband has a degree in marketing management from Marshall, where he belonged to Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity, the Student Senate and the Marketing Club. Both are graduates of St. Albans High School. Miss Luellen Bird Is Bride OfLt. Jay Stephen Steinmet; VICTORIA, TEXAS-Miss Luellen Bird, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Justus J. Bird of Victoria, Texas, formerly of South Charleston, and Lt. Jay Stephen Steinmetz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles 0. Steinmetz of Seabrook, Texas, formerly of Dunbar, were married at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the First Presbyterian Church in Victoria. The Rev. William Pryor officiated. Music was provided by Mrs. James Miller, organist, and Mrs. Jan Van Mynen, soloist. The bride was given in marriage by her father. Mrs. Charles Bird of Tallahassee, Fla. was matron of honor. Maid of honor was Miss Becky Davidson of Sping, Texas, and bridesmaids were Mrs. William House and Mrs. John Williams of Victoria and Miss Karen Steinmetz of Seabrook. Lt. Charles McHenry was best man. Ushers were Dr. Charles Bird of Tallahassee. Fla., Robert Steinmetz of New Orleans, La., Lt. John Errigo of Akron, Ohio, and Lt. Patrick O'Brien of Denver, Colo. A reception was held at the First Presbyterian Fellowship Hall, after which the couple left for a wedding trip to Las Vegas, Nev. They will reside in Lubbock, Texas. The bride graduated from Sam Houston University. Her husband has a B.S. degree from the United States Air Force Academy. MRS. JAY STEPHEN STEINMETZ ...former Luellen Bird Mrs. Steinmetz is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Bird Sr. of St. Albans. Her husband is the grandson of Mrs. J. J. Steinmetz and the late Mr. Steinmetz of Dunbar. Miss Kimberly Ann Nicholson, who became the bride of George W. Shamblin Jr. on Saturday, was honored with showers given by Mrs. Bobbi Nicholson and Ms. Kim Jones of Glenville, by Mrs. Karen Moore and Mrs. Linda Hall of Gallipolis, Ohio, and Mrs. Debbie Lowry and Mrs. Libby Tinsley of Charleston. Mrs. James P. Lively , who was hostess tor a shower at the Army-Navy Club, also was hostess for the bridesmaids' luncheon at Edgewood Country Club. Out-of-town guests attending the Nicholson-Shamblin wedding Saturday included: Mrs. William Sandy, Mrs. Harold R. Parrish, Mr. and Mrs. William Parrish, Cindy and Billy Parrish, all of Mannington; Mrs. Arthur Parrish of Rachel; Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Nicholson and Mandy of Glenville; Mrs. Virginia Waddell of Miami, Fla.; Mr. and Mrs. Franklin W. Martin of Grove City, Ohio; Mr. and Mrs. James Houck, Teresa and Gary of Grove City, Ohio; Mrs. J. J. Spurgeon, Mrs. Gene Davis, Mr. and Mrs. Rex Hardman, Mr. and Mrs. James Singleton, Mrs. Rupert Stump, Mrs. James G. Jone and Kimberly, Mr. and Mrs. Gary Campbell, all of Glenville. Richard Bolden of Pittsburg; Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Ashley of Middleport, Ohio; Mrs. Edith Shamblin of Cheshire, Ohio; Mr. and Mrs. Don Shamblin and daughter Eva of Mayland, Va.; Bob Ashley and daughter Pauley Jane of Cheshire, Ohio; Tom Shamblin and Mrs. Art Shamblin of Kenova; Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Hall and Jill of Cheshire, Ohio; Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Moore and Judy of Gallipolis, Ohio; Mrs. Carol Freeman, Sheila F'erguson and Jacqueline Freeman of Gallipolis, Ohio; Mr. and Mrs. Peter H. Goodwin of Greenburg, Pa.; Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Steele and Thelma Ellison of Daytona Beach, Fla., and Miss Patti Willis of Huntington. Bridal parties for the Karen Price- John Williams wedding included a shower given by Mrs. Joyce Hornbuckle, Mrs. Jeanetta Hornbuckle, and Miss Alberta Wilson in Madison. Other showers were given by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, and by Leahgreatta Chiles and Mrs. Sherrie Davis. A bridesmaid brunch was given by Mrs. Daisy Joyce at her home. The rehearsal dinner was given by the bride's parents at their home. Out-of-town guests included Mrs. Delia Price of Fairmont, Mr. and Mrs. William L. Price, Mr. and Mrs. Darwin Harper and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Lawrence, all of Detroit, Mich., and Mrs. Thomas Lawrence of Youngstown. Bridal Notice Information on weddings must be in our hands within 14 days after the date of the ceremony to be eligible for publication. There can be no exceptions to this deadline. Only those weddings occurring on the preceding Friday and Saturday can appear in the Sunday Gazette-Mail, and complete information must be furnished prior to the wedding. The deadline for Sunday engagement and wedding stories is 4 p. m. Wednesday. celebrate this bicentennial year with a Declaration of Independence scarf in patriotic red, white and blue . . S 10. also shop in our sale room upstairs and take advantage of o u r . . . CHARLESTON ONLY Out-of-town guests at the wedding on Saturday of Miss Karen Gene Idleman and Charles Mark McClung included Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Edens of Seattle, Wash., and Mr. and Mrs. Curtis McClung and the Rev. ' and Mrs. James McClung of Oxford, Fla. MR. AND MRS. Graham F. Painter of Shawnee Circle have received word of the birth of a grandson, Scott Painter, born to Mr. and Mrs. Graham F. Painter Jr. of 4905 Old Castle Lane, Dickinson, Tex., on June 11. Scott joins a brother, Robert, and a sister, Laura. The new parents are formerly of Charleston. Out-of-town guests who attended the wedding Saturday of Karen Taschier and Eliot Hancart were Mr. and Mrs. John Gorman and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Casseriy of Houston, Texas; Mr. and Mrs. James Harkins of Ashland, Ky.; Jules Hancart and Miss Grace Green of Raleigh, N.C., Ernest Gouveneur, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Marshall of Cincinnati, Ohio, Mr. and Mrs. Walter McBride, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Bucholz, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Smith, and Mr. and Mrs. James Harris and son Gregg, of Washington, D.C., and Mr. and Mrs. Har- leyHowellofFla. A linen shower was given for the bride by Miss Nancy Fish, Mrs. Chris Mace, and Mrs. Kathi Joseph. A miscellaneous shower was given by fellow workers of the bride at Risk's Plaza de Moda. The bride entertained her bridesmaids at her new apartment with a small party on June 16. GUY 0. JONES will celebrate his 95th birthday on Wednesday at an open house given by his daughters, Mrs. J.F. Bumpus and Mrs. A.L. Miller at Mrs. Miller's home, 706 Bona Vista Place. Friends and relatives are invited from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30. Sarah and Duane Bowling arrived Sunday evening from Monterey,Calif., to' spend the summer with their grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. E.H. Bowling of Deming Drive, Fort Hill, and Mr. and Mrs. Harold D. Graves of Chappell Road. Mr. and Mrs. Joel Ferree Bedell Jr. of One Morris Street have returned from White Sulphur Springs where they were guests at the Greenbrier Hofel. T-tops and shorts: ifs the very least you need for summer. Beautiful short sleeve tees of Ultriana® polyester knit. Great solid colors in S.M.L. SC Polyester pull-on shorts have stitch trimming. Smart solids in 8-18. $4 JCPenney Store Phone 344-3461 Catalog Phone 343-4441 W

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