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4C -- J u l ) 4 , 1976 Sunday Gazette-Mail /'^ , i · T /"l Charleston, West Virginia I Q T n O F l T " j n I VT~IK» I y^. , , . . ^.. vvdLiitniit ij\ nil v^ Visitors Amve IH Llty Bride of Barry Vickers Married 50 Years Mr. and Mrs. Austin Johnson of East Bank celebrated their golden wedding anniversary Saturday at Fayette County Park. They were married July 4, 1926, by the Rev. Chirley Petty at East Bank. They are the parents of Juanita Hackworth of East Bank; Veleria Bell Woodrum of Medina, Ohio: Garland of New Haven, Ind.; William of Painesville, Ohio; Charles of Newport News, Va.: Jake of Portland, Me., and James of Hawaii. They have 25 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. J Bicentennial Boy Christopher Milam of Oakwood Road is celebrating his second birthday today, a fitting date since many of his ancestors were actively involved in America's early history. His 10th generation grandfather was Gov. William Bradford of the Pilgrim Fathers. He is also descended form Revolutionary War soldiers Zenas Hill, Capt. Ira Hill Sr.. and Capt. Nathaniel Little. Top Model 'Discovers' Xew Interest By Bernadine Morris C. J976.V. V. Times NEW YORK-She can swing down the runway like the best of the new-wave mannequins, but she has a sensitivity for fabrics and the way clothes move that gives her the aura of old-time models, the ones who looked remote and untouchable. The sophistication makes her seem older. , "When I was 13, people often thought I was 20." said Elena Engstrom, who is known by her first name, as the best Seventh Avenue models are. Engstrom is her aunt's name anyway. ·IWulfke." her father's name, proved too difficult for her to use professionally. "People called me 'whiskey' and 'wheezy.' " she said. But Elena has just formed a corporation to import and export fashion and other things and "Wulfke." is the name she's chosen for it, to differentiate her business life from her modeling activities. * * * : "MY FATHER is very happy about it," she said, pulling some of her fashion imports from a large straw basket that may also become part of her collection. .She's starting with denim skirts, the kind she herself wears when she's making the rounds of clients, which include Bonnie Cashin, Stephen Burrows and Bendel's Studio. ''They're either straight with a fly-front closing or they're flared, with indigo designs--square or numbers--printed on them. The skirts, like the baskets, are made in Haiti. ""I went to Haiti on a vacation last year because I d i d n ' t have time to go to Greece." she said. "Instead of resting. I niet up with some fashion people and spent the rest of the week putting on a fashion show with them." '. She designed a few skirts for her friends to keep their factories busy and when she returned to New York people started to ask her where she got them. · That's when she got the idea to import the styles, which Bendel's will have starting next month. She has her eye on some straw shoulder bags to fill out her line. At the same time, she's planning to export vitamins to Haiti, the same natural health variety she takes herself. ,-. » · « ^ANOTHER PROJECT is the establishment of a boutique in a new hotel that will open in Jacmel, a small town in Haiti, in October. She'll import clothes from the United States for this. ~The corporate Elena is not going to extinguish Elena the model. At 25, she figures she has a few more years left on the runway. ;:;"! really love clothes," she says. "Not fcshion all the time, but nice clothes. I'm Moping the business things fit in during the slow times in modeling.' 1 · Margaret Vaughan Chapman of Ravenswood feasted on cake on her second birthday Saturday, but instead of the customary birthday cake, it was the wedding cake at the reception following the marriage of her cousin, Judy Johnson, to Sam Mitchell Jackson. Accompanying Miss Chapman to the wedding and reception were her parents. Mr. and Mrs. William S. Chapman Jr., and her older sister, Laura. Other out- of-towners on hand for the festivities were Mr. and Mrs. Sam Jackson, parents of the bridegroom, and sons, Victor and Randy of Floydale. S. C., Richard Jackson. Wanda Jackson. Wanda Jackson of Dillon. S. C.. Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Leroy Turner of Clarksville. Tenn., Mr. and Mrs. Michael Erskine of Nashville. Tenn.. Mr. and Mrs. C. Byron Vaughan and daughters Beth and Valerie of Sarasota, Fla.. Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Lynn of Tampa, Fla.. Mr. and Mrs. James B. Snodgrass. Jacksonville, Fla.. Mr. and Mrs. Hal Rice Jr. of Atlanta. Ga. Also. Mr. and Mrs. Dustin Starbuck and son Mike of Bristol, Va., Jamie Starbuck. Scott Starbuck of Knoxville. Tenn.. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Parker and children Teressa and Paul of Columbus. Ohio. Gail Maynard. Mrs. Louise Maynard of Harrells. N. C.. Dr. and Mrs. Gilman Simms and son Walter of Hampden-Sydney, Va., and Mrs. Russell Kessler of Frankfort, Germany; and Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Coats of South Carolina. Marilyn Guthrie, daughter of Mrs. Ruth Poindexter of 1014 Grant St., and James Alexander Groom, son of Mrs. Hortense Groom of Box 88, Boomer, were married June 15 at the home of the bride. The bride was given in marriage by her mother. Rossini Groom was the brides' only attendant. Fred Groom served as best man. A reception followed at the home of the bride. The couple will reside at 6206 MacCorkle Avenue. Among out-of-town guests attending the wedding in Oceana of Miss Tara Angela 'othals Announced Twohig-Gillespie Mrs. Leo L. Twohig of 312 Viola Rd. is announcing the engagement of her daughter, Theresa Michele, to Adrian Gail Gillespie, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gail G. Giiles- pie of Nitro. The wedding will take place at noon A u g . 7 in S a c r e d H e a r t Co-cathedral. The bride-elect, daughter of the late Mr. Twohig. is a student at West Virginia State College and is employed by Blue Cross Hospital Service. Her fiance also is a student at State, and is employed by Welders Supply. Pilcher-Holmes Mr. and Mrs. E. Sharp Pilcher of Washington Avenue have announced the engagement of their daughter, Kathryn A., to Robert P. Holmes of Dunbar. A July 31 wedding is being planned at the First Presbyterian Church. A graduate of Ball State University, the bride-elect is a teacher at Pratt Elementary School. Her husband is a senior at West Virginia State College. Le Master-Lathey . Janet Le Master, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Johnson of Milton, and Steve Lathey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Troy Lathey of Ripley, will be married at 7:30 p.m.. July 24, at the Teays Valley Church of the Nazarene in an open church ceremony. Ferkany-Halstead Mr. and Mrs. Albert Ferkany of Royal Oak, Mich., have announced the engagement of their daughter, Mary Beth, to John Thomas Halstead. son of Mr. and Mrs. John B. Halstead of South Charleston. The wedding will be Aug. 7 in Royal Oak. Halstead is with the Stanley Tool Co. in New Briton, Conn. Black-McDaniel Mr. and Mrs. Carl W. Black of Chelyan are announcing the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Vicky Lynn, to Gregory W. McDaniel. son of Mrs. Frances McDaniel of East Bank and the late Mr. Floyd McDaniel. The open-church wedding will take place at 7 p.m. July 23 at the Chelyan Nazarene Church. Miss Black is employed by CAMC, General Division. Her fiance is an employe of the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department. Wolfe-Cobb Kanawha Two-Mile Gospel Tabernacle will be the setting Sept. 3 for the marriage of Alisa Lynn Wolfe, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James E. Wolfe, and Robert Dale Cobb Jr.. son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Dale CobbSr.. all of Charleston. The bride-elect attended Sissonville High School. Her fiance, a graduate of Winfield High School, is employed by the Kanawha County sheriff's department. Tolliver-Washington Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Toliver of 1009 Locust Rd. are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Marsha Anne, to Lionel Alton Washington Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Lional A. Washington Sr. of 1657 Third Ave. The wedding will take place Aug. 21 in the Vandalia Baptist Church. Miss Toliver is a pre-school teacher at the John F. Kennedy Center and is enrolled at the College of Graduate Studies. Her fiance is employed by the West Virginia Department of Highways. Abbott-Williams Miss Patricia Jenette Abbott, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jennings Abbott of Boomer, and Ronald Keith Williams, son of R. Vernon Williams of Hugheston, will be married at 1 p.m. July 17, in the Campbell Memorial Baptist Church in Smithers. The bride-elect, a graduate of Montgomery High School, is employed by Carbon Fuel Co. Her fiance is a graduate of DuPont High School. Parso'ns-Anderson Miss Carol Parsons, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard G. Parsons of Sylva, N. C., and Gene Ray Anderson II, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gene R. Anderson of South Charleston, will be married July 24 in Sylva. The bride-elect is employed by Henry County school system, Martinsville, Va. Her fiance is employed by Property Protection Co., Inc., in Charleston. Hunt-Shirkey Mr. and Mrs. Louis F. Hunt of 115 Fairview Dr., Hurricane, announce the engagement of their daughter, Janice Louise, to Robert Franklin Shirkey, son of Mrs. Edith Shirkey of Culloden, and the late Mr. Lee Joe Shirkey. The wedding will be held Aug. 28 in the First Missionary Baptist Church of Culloden. The bride-elect and her fiance have attended West Virginia State College and both are employed at Sovine's Foodland in Culloden. Lenox makes a Bride feel more Beautiful. What's a more wonderful time in a woman's life than when she becomes a bride? Especially a Holiday Bride. And what better way to make her feel even more beautiful than to shower her with things of beauty? tike tenox China. Windsong: A 5-piece Complete Setting is $52.50 Solitaire: A 3-piece Place Setting is $25.95 LILLYS JEWELERS "For jilts j«'lt«»ill"»r«lf" DIMMmuCE SHIPPING CEITf I MMM LIMN KMttTMWUE Rollins and Gary Wayne Philpot were Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Corder and Dawn of Marmet, Mrs. Norman Stapleton of Chesapeake, and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Philpot, Debbie and Will of Fayetteville. The Rev. B. J. Hismith, Mrs. Eulalia Brentley, Mrs. Sheila Simms, William Lonesome and Michael Royster recently attended the 40th quadrennial session general conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in Atlanta Ga. KATHY LYNN ALLEN, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul D. Allen of Columbia, S. C., formerly of Charleston, was selected as a youth delegate at the World Methodist Conference in Ireland. She is the grandaughter of Mr. and Mrs. George S. Slack of Chesapeake and Mr. and Mrs. William Allen of Marmet. Terri Miller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Miller of St. Albans, and Kim Winck, daughter of Boyd E. Winck of 710 Lower Donally Rd., will be counselors this summer at Camp Shaw-Mi-Del-Eca in Lewisburg. Mrs. A. E. Withrow of Lee Terrace is undergoing treatment at West Virginia University Medical Center. Mrs. Arthur Eskey returned to her Washington, D. C., home following her visit with Mrs. Vincent Churchman of Abney Circle. Mrs. Tom L. Horn Sr., returned to her . home at 1014 Lookout Road, following her release from Charleston General Hospital. MR. AND MRS. Henry E. Kleiner have returned to their Virginia Avenue home after spending a week in Rockville, Md., visiting her son and daughter-in-law, Dr. and Mrs. Charles B. Horton and sons Chris, Scott and Chad, and in Vienna Va., where they visited his son and daughter- in-law, Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Kleiner Jr., and daughters Kendra and Lisa. They also visited his grandaughter and her husband. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Amory and daughter Melissa of Alexandria, Va. The Klei- ners were accompanied by Mrs. Kleiners' mother, Mrs. R. H. Garrett of Dunbar, and Mr. Kleiners' daughter, Mrs. Ben Downing of Bowling Green, Ky. Mrs. Johnny Rhodes of Noyes Avenue and her granddaughter Carol Whitlock of Roundhill Road, have returned from a two-week vacation in Myrtle Beach, S.C. where they were guests at the Chesterfield Inn. They also visited Mr. and Mrs. William Everett Pauley of Sanford, N.C., and Mr. and Mrs. L. Thad James Jr. of Roanoke, Va. E. Thomas Suter formerly of Kanawha Ave., SE, will arrive Tuesday from his home in Huntington Beach, Cal., to visit his grandmother, Mrs. Edgar M. Thomas of the Edgewater Apts. He will also visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John F. Suther of Southside, in Mason County; his sister, Mrs. Stan E. Bostic Jr., of Delaware, Ohio, and his brother, Suter Suther of Atlanta, Ga., before returning home. Mrs. Carl Owens and Mrs. Harold Stevens visted Acapulco, Mexico, in the early part of June. While there, they experienced a mild earthquake. They were the guests of the Fiesta Americana Chain; Tortuga, el Presidente and Condesa Del Mar. Dr. and Mrs. Barry W. Burkhardt announce the birth of their son, John Andrew. Dr. Burkhardt is stationed with the air force in Bitburg, West Germany. Mrs. Burkhardt is the former Cynthia Lacaria, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John T. Lacaria, of 1213 Stonebrook Rd. Dr. Burkhardt is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew B. Burkhardt, formerly of Charleston, now of McLean, Va. " . OLD WORLD CHARM Chalet Group -: '--b ·'*?·: Our Chalets coma from the old world to the new, as new as tomorrow. As a leisure home or year 'round residence these beautiful homes of Solid Cedar are maintenance free and sturdy indeed. We offer a complete custom designing service, and over 32 models to choose from or modify; the result being a customized house at factory prices. To reduce construction costs our pre-assembled exterior wall, sections are precision engineered for quick and simple assembly on your site. Solid 4" thick cedar tongue and groove, exterior walls, insulation and 1" thick select Cedar liner assures you of a horn* which will last for ages, not merely years. For complete details send for our color catalogue and planning kit today. ST. VIM ctony oints HEAD OFFICE: Ononcock, Vo. 23417 TEL (804) 787-4322 (Endond ptaw find $2.00 for my St. Vlnnnt C*dar Horn ntologut) NAME PHONE ADDIESS JTArt Zlf Miss Catherine Lynn Chestnut, daughter of Arthur J. Chestnut and Mrs. Wanda L. Chestnut, became the bride of Barry Wane Vickers, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Vickers, all of Charleston, at noon Saturday in St. Agnes Catholic Church. The Rev. Edward Sadie officiated and music was provided by Miss Betty Eakin. The bride was given in marriage by her father. Lynn Barnhart was maid of honor and bridesmaids were Debbie Ray, Denise Shamblin, Susan Santee, and Malia Vickers, sister of the bridegroom. Julie Barnhart was flowergirl and Brian Vickers, the bridegroom's brother, was ringbearer. Kevin Hancart served as best man. Ushers were John Fiber, Norman Desrosiers, Paul Jarrett, and Arthur Chestnut II, brother of the bride. Following a reception at the church, the couple left for a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach. S. C. They will live at 1508 Lewis St. Mrs. Vickers is a graduate of Stonewall Jackson High School and is employed by Dr. Howard A. Swart. Her husband graduated from Charleston. High School and from Carver Career and Technical Center. He is employed by Swain Steel Co. MRS. B. W. VICKERS . . . former Catherine Chestnut Judith Kay Johnson Is Bride Of Sam M. Jackson Saturday Village Chapel Presbyterian Church was the scene Saturday for the marriage of Miss Judith Kay Johnson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard H. Stanard of Charleston and Sam Mitchell Jackson, "son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Jackson of Floydale, S. C. inds in Charlotte, N. C. and to Myrtle Beach, S. C. They will reside at Rt. 3, Apt. ' C2, Greenwood Park Apartments, Marion, S.C. A graduate of Charleston High School. and : Meredith College in Raleigh, N. C., she has a B. A. degree in sociology and is a member of the American Association of University Women. She formerly belonged , to the American Business Women's Assn., and the Auxiliary to- 1 Charleston General Hospital. She is on the administrative staff of the Social Services Division of Marion County, State of South Carolina, as a public assistance technician. Her husband graduated from Latta (S.C.) High School where he was named to All-State in football and basketball. A sergeant in the National Guard, he is a textile technician for Dixanna Industries of New York in Dillon, S. C. MRS. SAM M. JACKSON . . . former Judith Johnson The Rev. Conrad Crow officiated and Mrs. William McCrary II, organist, accompanied the soloists, Mrs. Michael Erskine of Nashville, Tenn., and Mr. Crow. The bride was given in marriage-by her step-father. She was attended by Mrs. Dennis Leroy Turner of Clarksville, Tenn., Lance J. Vaughan of Charleston, uncle of the bride, was best man and Dr. Ernest Pennington of Charleston seated the guests. 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