Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on August 13, 1972 · Page 57
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August 13, 1972

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 57

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7E--Aufiut 13, 1972 Sunday Gu*tt*Mai Cochran-Ferris Bridal Performed MRS. R. D. COCHRAN . former Rebecca Ferris The Rev. Richard Schaefer officiated Saturday evening at Sacred Heart Church when Miss Rebecca Lynn Ferris, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ross A. Ferris of Dunbar, became the bride of Robert DeLane Cochran, son of Mr. and Mrs. William F. Cochran of St. Albans. Nuptial music was provided by Elizabeth Eakln. Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore an Aline gown of silk satapeau styled with a Victorian neckline, long straight sleeves, fitted bodice and a double ruffled .hemline. Her sweeping cathedral train was edged in ruffles and she wore a cathedral length mantilla of silk illusion edged in matching lace. * * * DIANA FERRIS was maid of honor for her sister and bridesmaids were Calla Cochran and Billie Jean Robinson, sisters of the bridegroom; Rebecca Stephens, Mary Beth Bria, Beverly Ferris, and Dianah Bennett. Cathy Oliverio was the flowergirl. William F. Cochran was best man and ushers were Greg Cochran, Tony Ferris, Joel Gensler, Jim Davidson ?md Ray Blackhurst. The bride graduated from Marshall University with an associate degree in nursing, She is employed by Thomas Memorial Hospital and is the granddaughter of Mrs. Rebecca Estep and the late Mr. William Estep and the late Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Ferris. * * * HER HUSBAND, grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Burt of Brigham, Utah, and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Powers of Woodstock, Vt, graduated from St. Albans High School and attended West Virginia State College. He is a senior business management major at Marshall University where he belongs to Kappa Alpha Fraternity. Following a wedding trip to Florida, they will reside in Huntington. She was honored with showers given by Rebecca Stephens, Cathy Demarco, Mrs. Gloria Blackhurst and Mrs. Barbara Estep. A dinner- shower was given by Mrs. William Ferris and the rehearsal dinner was given by the parents of the bridegroom at the St. Albans Woman's Club. Beth Barker, William Comisky Wed MRS. W. M. COMISKY . . former Beth Barker Miss Isner Weds M. W. Dunlap MADISON--Miss D o n n a Louise Isner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Isner of Madison, became the bride of Michael Wayne Dunlap, son of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Dunlap Jr. of Greenview, at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Madison United Methodist Church. The Rev. Virgil E. Conant performed the double-ring ceremony and music was provided by Mrs. Earl Miller and Jerry Skeenes. Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a floor- length gown of silk organza trimmed with Venise lace and satin ribbon and styled with a high ruffled neckline, long sleeves with ruffled cuffs, an empire bodice and an A-line skirt with a ruffle at the hem- lice. She wore a short matching mantilla and carried white rosebuds and baby's breath. The bride's gown was made by her grandmother, Mrs. A. V. Cottrill of Madison. * * » MRS. F R E D E R I C K K. Bragg of Charleston was matron of honor for her sister. Bridesmaids were Mrs. William P. Miller of Danville, another sister, and Miss Deborah Harris of Cumberland Furnace, Tenn. Elbert Ball, cousin of the bridegroom, was' best man. Ushers were "Jerry and Donald Dunlap, his brothers. Following a reception at the church, the couple left for a short wedding trip. They will live in Peytona, where he will teach at Peytona Grade School in the fall. Mrs. Dunlap g r a d u a t e d from Scott High School and will attend Morris Harvey College. HE GRADUATED from the same high school and has a B.A. degree in physical education from Glenville State College. The bride was honored with showers given by Mrs. Mary Ellen Carden, Mrs. Maxine Dotson and Miss Ida Thompson, a tea hosted by Miss Deborah Harris, Miss Myrette Sorrell and Miss Susan Gilpin and the bridesmaids luncheon given by Mrs. W. B. Rose at the Gateway Restaurant. Mr. and Mrs. Frederick K. Bragg hosted the rehearsal dinner. Mary Johanna Swoyer, Stephen D. Annand Married on Saturday Men's Belts Are Dressier Following the general fashion trend, men's belts are going neater and dressier, according to the Men's Fashion Association. It is a drastic change from the big, bold, brassy styles so popular just a short time ago. Buckles are finer and smaller in gold, silver, copper and brass finishes. The fashion belt is still w-i-d-e, about 1% inches. MRS. M. W. DUNLAP . . . former Donna Isner A. GRANNY in black, brown, navy and white crinkle patent with zip sides. Reg. $22 B. PLAIN STRETCH in black, brown, navy and red crinkle patent. Regular $20. 237 CAPTIOL STREET Charleston, West Virginia Karen Ann Bennett, Lawrence Rhodes Wed Miss Mary Johanna Swoyer, daughter of Dr. Grover B. Swoyer of 4010 Virginia Ave., and Mrs. Mary C. Swoyer of Columbus, Ohio, became the brjde of Stephen Darley An- nsnd, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Annand of 1521 Hampton Rd., at 4:30 p.m. Saturday in St. Paul Lutheran Church. The Rev. John Hendricks officiated and music was provided by Miss Ruth Snodgrass. Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a gown of white Schiffli embroidered organza over blush peau de soie styled with long fitted sleeves and a duchess collar appliqued with medallions of Guipure lace. Lace medallions on peau de soie formed a band around the waist,- the hemline of the skirt and the edge of the full circular train. Her cathedral-length train of blush illusion was bordered with white Carrimacross lace and Guipure lace. She carried an old fashioned bouquet of phalaenopsis orchids, stephanotis and pink perfection roses. MRS. LAWR*ENCE A. Sartore of Atlanta, Ga. and Mrs. W. Alan Woodford of Morgantown were matrons of honor and bridesmaids were Miss Carol Wolfe of Atlanta, Miss Rosemary Smith of Charleston, Miss Valorie Walker of Newport News, Va., formerly of Charleston, and Miss Julie Stone of Charleston. Miss Kelly Annand sister of the bridegroom, was junior bridesmaid. John J. E. Markham of MRS. L. M. RHODES . former Karen Bennett MRS. S. D. ANNAND . . . former Mary Swoyer Cambridge, Mass., was best man. Ushers were G. Benjamin Swoyer of Charleston', brother of the bride, F. Jay and Michael I. Annand of Charleston, brothers of the bridegroom, and Neal Barkus, L. Philip Currence, Thomas S. Wilkerson and Gregory J. Campbell, all of Charleston. Following a reception at the Charleston Tennis Club, the couple left for a wedding trip. They will live in Anoandale, Va. Mrs. A n n a n d graduated from Charleston High School and has a B.A. degree in mathematics from West Virginia University. She will teach mathematics at George M a s o n Junior-Senior High School in Falls Church, Va., in the fall. HER HUSBAND graduated * * * from George Washington High School and has a B.S. degree in finance from WVU. He graduated with honors from Washington and Lee University school of law and 1 is employed by the Northern Virginia law firm of Boothe, Prichard and Dudley. The bridegroom's parents and his great-uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. F. Manard Darley of Lynchburg, Va. hosted a rehearsal picnic at the Charleston Tennis Club. The bride was honored with showers given by Mrs. Jack Martin and Mrs. Patrick Conner and by Miss Rosemary Smith, Mrs. W. Alan Woodford and Miss Juile Stone. The Rev. Edward Judy performed the ceremony on Saturday in Sacred Heart Church when marriage vows were exchanged by Miss Beth Elaine Barker and William Merrill Comisky. She is the daughter of Mr. and'Mrs. William F. Barker of Mount View Drive, and his parents are Mr. and Mrs. Joseph F. Comisky of Emerald Road. Traditional music was furnished by the organist, Kenneth Richardson, and a reception followed at the Beni Kedem Temple. * » * GIVEN IN marriage by her father, the bride wore a floor- length gown of white chiffon over taffeta designed and made by her mother. Rows of double lace ruffles embellished the bodice and long full sleeves and formed a border for her chapel-length veil of illusion. She carried a bouquet of white roses and babys breath. Miss Barbara Barker of Atlanta, Ga., served as maid of honor for her sister and bridesmaids included another sister, Miss Amy Barker; Martha and Janemarie Comisky, sisters of the bridegroom; Alice M. Peyton and Patty Long. The flowergirls were K i r s t e n Sims and Beth Wright. Frank Stark was best man and ushers were James Thomas, Edward Tiley, Robert Ferrell Robert Sherwood and Paul Mullen. GRADUATES OF George ·Washington High School Mr. and Mrs. Cofisky will make their home in Winston-Salem N.C., following a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach S. C. The former Miss Barker attended Catawba College in Salisbury, N.C. and will attend nursing school at Forsyth Technical Institute in Winston-Salem, where her husband is a student at Wake Forest University. His paients were hosts for the rehearsal dinner at the Heart-0-Town Motor Inn, and her mother entertained at the bridesmaids luncheon in the Army-Navy Ciub. Other social functions honoring the couple were given by Mrs. R. C. Long, Miss Patty Long, Mrs. Kenneth Sylvester, Mrs. H. H. Sims Jr., Mrs. Thomas P. Peytou III, Miss Alice M. Peyton, Mr. and Mrs. Louis W. Cohen, Mr.and Mrs. John H. Hill and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph D. Wright AUGUST SALE MAKE WAY FOR FALL STARTING MONDAY, AUGUST 14 ENTIRE STOCK OF FABRIC 25% OFF 100% POLYESTER-60"-72" Wide 100% POLYESTER~60"-64" Wide (MEN'S WEAR) COTTON KNITS-54"-66" Wide STRETCH TERRY-52"-66" Wide AND MANY OTHERS ALL SALES FINAL-NO LAYAWAYS 2223 Washington St. E. Charleston, W. Vo. DIAL 344-8733 i t t i f i a f f i f yours to u-ear with everything. Wrap this handsome suede belt around your favorite silhouettes, whether you choose pants, skirts or dresses. Silver buckled with brass letters (on the spot delivery) this is a great look for fall. Navy, brown, black, dark green, red or camel. $12. Miss Karen Ann Bennett of Garden Street, daughter of Mrs. Ruth Bennett and Amos Bennett, both of Charleston, and Lawrence Melvin Rhodes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rhodes of Bowden, were married Saturday afternoon by the Rev. Donald Taylor of Glenville. The ceremony was performed at the Weekley Memorial United Methodist Church and Mrs. Jean Ray, pianist, played the nuptial music. ESCORTED BY her uncle, Virgil Kesling, the bride wore a ong gofn of organza trimmed with Venise lace. The bodice was fashioned with long Came^ lot sleeves and a high neckline. The A-line skirt, extending from an empire waist, flowed into a chapel train and a Camelpt cap of Venise lace and ribbon held her veil of silk illusion. She wore a diamond lavalier which belonged to her late maternal grand'- mother. She carried a lace- covered Bible marked with yellow sweetheart roses. Theresa Ayers was maid of honor and bridesmaids were Debbie Bennett and Debbie Rhodes, sisters of the couple. DALE NELSON was best man and ushers were Terry Shrader and Joe Eskridge. A reception was held in the church social room, after which the couple left for a short wedding trip. Mrs. Rhodes g r a d u a t e d from Stonewall Jackson High School and her husband, a graduate of Mountaineer High School at Davis, is employed by the Thomas-Davis Manufacturing Co. They will reside near Bowden. She was honored with showers given by Mrs. Jean Ray, Mrs. Glada Swiger and Miss Theresa Ayers. .\J lee street at hale The jacket dress, every woman's wardrobe basic, styled by Yilano Nnvy blue mixed with camel and grey in a twfipd pfferl givps this outfit n special new foil '77 look. The dress itself is flattering (no waistline); just belt it where you will) and the siim-lined jacket it comfortable buttoned or open. The weight is "ight for Charleston weather from now to winter, ·^es 8 to IS. $75.

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