Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on July 27, 1975 · Page 87
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Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 87

Charleston, West Virginia
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Sunday, July 27, 1975
Page 87
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Seven Antique Autos Provide True Touch Of Something Old By WILMA HIGGLNBOTHAM Lifestyles Editor When Anna Marie Dawson became the bride of Thomas Morris White on May 25, the something old and something new in their wedding was a parade of antique cars to take ranking members of the wedding party to the champagne buffet reception at Berry Hills Country Club. It was a sentimental touch, a reaching backward to make events surrounding their wedding much like those at the wedding of Dr. and Mrs. Rank 0. Dawson, Anna Marie's parents. It was a new touch in this day of streamlined automobiles. And it most probably is a once-in-a-lifetime gesture on behalf of the owners of the antique cars, all members of the Kanawha Valley Region, Antique Automobile Club of America. Anna Marie and Tom turned back the pages of time to the late 20's and early 30's SENTIMENTAL TOUCH to the wedding of Anna Marie Dawson and Thomas Morris White was the antique automobile which took them from the church to the country club reception. The couple was photographed just following the ceremony. in planning their wedding. This was in keeping with the wishes of the bride who is very fond of the look of those years as well as the customs. Her planning included wearing her mother's wedding gown and the fashioning of dresses for her attendants to suit the era. It was an all-ivory wedding with the bridesmaids wearing chiffon dresses with puffed sleeves and ruffles at the waistline and hats in matching material with floppy chiffon brims. The bride's dress was ivory satin with a scoop neckline and illusion yoke trimmed with alencon lace, a fitted bodice with pyramids of alencon lace at the sides, and slightly pui'fed, long fitted sleeves. She carried a bride's Bible given to her as a high school graduation gift by an aunt, Mrs. E. R. Cavender, and wore a sixpence in her shoe, a gift from Mrs. Truman Potter. Miss Christy Craig of Aberdeen, Md., daughter of the flower girl at the wedding of Anna Marie's parents, was the flower girl for Anna Marie, wearing a dress patterned after the one worn by her mother, Laura (Mrs. William) Chapman. Rose petals carried by the flower girl were gathered from a rose bush planted at the bride's home by Anna Marie's grandmother, the late Mrs. Mary Kathryn Lillie Dawson. Jamie Ray, ring bearer, carried a pillow made by an aunt, Mrs. Siegal Frame. It was trimmed with lace from the bride's junior high school Christmas dance dress. On the pillow was the substitute ring from the wedding of her uncle, Dr. Vernon Fisher of Wilmington, Del. The vocalist, Carol Fisher of Wilmington, sang "I Love You Truly," the same song sung at Dr. and Mrs. Dawson's wedding. Dolls on top of the wedding cake were made by friends in the Antique Doll Club of Charleston. the 30's so the newlvweds planned a champagne cocktail buffet for their wedding reception. The bride's father. Dr. Rank Dawson. bucked at the idea of a band for the reception. So they chose Jock Ferrand, an old- time Charleston musician, to play his special brand of piano featuring tunes from the '20's and the '30's. Anna Marie is a nurse in the pediatrics department at Charleston Memorial Hospital and her husband is with the Kroger Co. The bride and groom followed a sentimental tradition using unison candles in which two candles are lighted at the beginning of the ceremony and the third candle is lit by the bride and groom to signify that they now are one. When the ceremony was over, seven antique cars were revving up their motors · outside of Christ Church United Methodist. Included were 1932,1930,1937 and 1942 Packards, a 1940 Dodge, a 1935 Chevy and a 1929 Ford. 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