The McIntosh County Democrat from Checotah, Oklahoma on May 23, 1974 · Page 3
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The McIntosh County Democrat from Checotah, Oklahoma · Page 3

Checotah, Oklahoma
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Thursday, May 23, 1974
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SOCIETY MRS. RICKEY HAMM Candlelight Vows Tie Miss Gamblin, Rickey Hamrri Exchanging wedding vows in a ceremony at 7:30 p.m. Friday. May 17, In the First Baptist Church of Checotah, were Miss Sherry Lee Gamblin and Rickey Hamm. Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Herbert L. Gam- Win of Checotah and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gamer Hamm of Council Hill. Mrs. Shirley Irvin, pianist and Mrs. Raymond' Thomas, vocalist, presented a prelude of wedding music. - • ' Vows were read by Reverend Charles Bigger, assisted by Reverend Wayne Brown, before an altar decorated with candelabra holding lighted tapers and greenery. Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a formal empire gown of satin and lace that featured a. lace collar and leg-of-mutton sleeves. Lace edged the cathedral train. A matching lace Juliet cap held her illusion veil and she carried a bouquet of yellow daisies, white roses and baby's breath. Miss Debbie Bigger was maid of honor and brides­ maids were Miss Janet Ledbetter and Miss Becky Smith. Miss Lisa Bigger was flower girl. •Their gowns were of mint green dotted swiss and their flowers were yellow daisies. Lighting the candles were Miss Gail Mitchell, cousin of the bride, and Jeff Bigger. Kocney l^awhom served Hamm as best man and the groomsmen were Jim Hamm, cousin of the groom, and Jay Stinnett. Ushers were Paul Hamm, Jr. cousin of the groom, and Jared Bruce. Mr. and Mrs. Gamblin were hosts for a reception in the Fellowship Hail following the ceremony. Assisting with the serving were Mrs. Bud Ledbetter, Mrs. Raymond Thomas, Miss Judy jonnson. MissKamy Gamblin and Miss Terre Gamblin were In charge of the guest book. Miss Karen Mitchell was in charge of the rice tree. On their return from a wedding trip, the couple will make their home in Checotah. Birthday Cards Requested For- Cancer Victim The neighbors of Mrs. Jerry Hansen would appreciate the people of Checotah sending birthday messages Monday, May 27th to her. Her address is: Mrs. Sharon Hansen, c/o Henryetta Hospital, Henryettn Okla. 74437. Sharon is pa rail zed from . the waist down by. cancer of the spine. The family moved from Iowa to West Star Route in January. Jerry a "d Sharon have four children, ranging from kindergarten to the 8th grade. "Tracks" Dedicate Songs ToMrs.Koch The "Tracks" and "Prints'* program, under the direction of Mr. Randy Slinkard, was an entertainingperformance. The program was dedicated to Mrs. Margaret Koch in recognition of her assistance to the two groups; Karen Moham's solo was exceptionally good. The skits helped to give variety to the program. Jr. Jenkins found out that cow chips aren'tgood on cereal; Steve Irvin had a woman pleading to be lashed with a whip; Karen Moham had the right method of dealing with a flirty man and Jim Reld found that if you are a frog, you shouldn't ask an alligator what they feed their babies. Mrs. Cowan Is 91 Years Young _ Mrs. Betty Cowan, who is visiting her daughter here, celebrated her 91st birthday the 15th of May and had a very pleasant surprise - Mr. Reid of the Checotah Flower Shop, brought her a bouquet of roses. His daughter had Open House Will Honor Mr. And Mrs. Isom Morton Mr. and Mrs. Isom Morton will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary on May 26th with an open house. The Mortons were married on May 15, 1924 and have lived in the Hitchita Community for the entire 50 years. They have four children and 4 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren. Their children will entertain with the Open House from 2 to 4:00 p.m. on May 26th. Everyone is welcome to come by and visit with them on this happy occassion. Joint Recital Set For Students Of Mrs. Kealiher And Mrs. Brown Piano students of Mrs. Paul Kealiher and Mrs. Wayne Brown will hold a joint recital Tuesday evening, May 28th at 8:00 p.m. in the Choir Room of the First Baptist Church. Class members, of Mrs. Herron Family Reunites At Brush Hill Village A reunion for the family of the late R. W. Herron, Sr., was held at the home of Mr. and MM. Cole Williams of Brush Hill Village. Present were: Mr. and Mrs. C. L. . Gulnn, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. C. L .t Guinn, Jr., and: daughter Barbara Rippley, Billie Paul and Bekky of Appache; Mr. and Mrs. Cole Williams and Dennis; Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Longcrier, Matt and Wade; Mr. and Mrs. Dean Williams, Kitty and Scott of Bixby; Mr. and Mrs. Jim Potest of Clare mo re; Cogie Fodge of Tulsa; Mr. R. W. Herron, Jr., and Letha of Tulsa; Mike Herron of California; Reba Herron of Tulsa; Mr. and Mrs. Bill Martin, iBobby, BUlie and Bekkie of iTahlequah; Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Pemberton and Larry of Checotah; Karan and Bryant Crabtree; Donna Munkof Muskogee, and Helen King of Checotah. Kealiher are: Mike Countz, Tricia Shimpoch, Donna Bridges, Donna Ford, Karen James, h.aria TacKett, Patricia Longcrier, Susan Mitchell, Steve Mitchell, Richard Vinson, Patty Harris, Luellen First, Mlchele Proctor, Dara Roberts, Stanley Roberts, Lisa Mill sap, Bryan Williams, Gina Dunnegan, Leslie James, Augustine Davis, Kimberly Buckley, Steve Sizemore, Norma Roberts, Tammy Slane, Eddie Slane, Nancy Brown, and Dortha Moham. Mrs. Brown's pupils are: Kay Osmond, Donna Osmond, Susan Phillips, Karen Mclver, Kim Mclver, Janet Petty, Sheila Minner.Tafv Mcintosh, Keyton Payne and Clifford Davis. MRS. BETTY COWAN delivered her one dozen red roses on Mother's Day and found out Mrs. Cowan's birthday was the next Wednesday. Mrs. Cowan said it warmed her heart to know there were still such thoughtful and wonderful people in the world. Son Born To Mr, And Mrs. Arnold Mr. and Mrs. Mike Arnold of Burleson, Texas, are announcing the birth of their second son. Marc Alan, born April 30, 1974, in Ft. Worth, Texas." ' The baby weighed 6 pounds and 12 1/2 ounces. The Arnolds have another son, Michael Darren aged 22 months. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. John. C. King of Burleson, Texas. Mr. and Mrs. Corky Arnold also of Burleson are the paternal grandparents. Maternal great-grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Miiam M. King, Sr., and Mr. Malcolm Wessinger all of Checotah. Paternal great-grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Roy A. Arnold of ForrestHiUs, Texas, and Mrs. Gladys Vadan of Everman, Texas. Quarreling is the weapon of ' the* weak. -Hebrew Proverb. WANTED 2 HAIRSTYLISTS EXCELLENT working conditions GOOD PAY COM de Madrid Beaiite Solon Grigsbys Proud Parents Of Girl Mr. and Mrs. Dewey lir'Ssby proudly announce the birth of their first child whom they have named Misty 'Lee; She was born Friday, May 17, li>74, and weighed H pounds, and 1 ounce. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Harold I lea rod of Cannadian.. Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Grig'sby of* Eufaula are the paternal grandparents. MRS. LARRY JOHN FRAME Larry Frame, Sharon Martin United In Marriage Mercury shows slmllarl- les to the moon. 204 W. Gentri >ho. 473-64371 The First Assembly of God" Church in Duncan was the setting for the marriage of Miss Sharon Sue Martin to Larry John Frame, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 18th. Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Lee Martin of Duncan. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Frame of Checotah are the parents of the groom. Rev. Bill Newby performed the ceremony before anarch- way, entwined with lemon leaves and smilax foilage and flanked by candle trees'.arranged with palms, while daisie. . carnations. A gold and white one dieu eomple- ' •ted the setting. Miss Dorinu Baker, organist and Mr. and Mrs. RicMsham, vocalists, provided wedding selections. Given -in marriage by her father, '•the bride wore a gown of white bridal satin styled with ah Edwardian neckline outlined with sheer organza and seed pearls. A semi- empire waist accented the full skirt trimmed in a double row of lace which also trimmed the long sleeves of the gown. Her full-length Mantilla fell from a Camelot cap covered in lace and seed pearls. She carried a cascade of white orchids and stephanotis. Mrs. Rick Grace of Fort Smith washer sister's matron of honor and MissDebbieCop- inger of Stillwater was maid of honor.' Serving as bridesmaids were Miss Maridel Woodley of Ada and Mrs. Richard Burris of Edmond. Their sheer gowns were of blue pale flowers on a while background styled with a ruffled round neckline, fitted bodice and full skirt. Headdresses were matching picture hats and each carried a long stemmed blue carnation Gina Young was flower girl and Cecil Martin, brothe r of . d\e bride, was ringbearer." LaDona Wagner and Bobby Frame, - CWHSJHT of Die groom, lighted the candles. The groom's best man was Keith Aday of Checotah... Groomsmen were Bill .'-Johnson of Mertetta, Mark Groves of Burkournett, Texas, and Hank Walbrickof.I.'awlun. Seating tiie guests were .lessee Martin of Duncan, brother t.f the bndt, and Tim .Frame 1>f Checotah, cousinof the groom. Mr. and Mrs. Martin hosted a reception in the Fellowship) Hall of the church. Assisting were Mrs. Kick [sharp At Stillwater, ,Mrs. Danny Franc of Weatherforti -ind Mrs. Frame of Quinton. Mr.-..'San- Young yt Duncan registered die guests. Following a wedding trip to Dallas, the couple will make their home in Ada. CARDS OF THANKS Senior Citizens Take Spring lour A group of 45 senior citir /ens ...went on their spring .. tour Monday May i:i, l'J74. We left Checotah at 7:4">a.rri. and arrived at Fayette i Arkansas at 10:25 aim. We shopped in the shopping center for one hour. " The senior citizens really did enjoy this. They bought shoes, bags, souvenirs, etc. We ate lunch at the Wyatt Cafeteria, which was another treat for-them; After lunch we motored to Eureka Springs where we toured the Hotel, the Catholic Church and saw streets with no cross streets or stopljghts. The climax of all the tours was the one that took us through the scenic mountain roads winding through the hills and hollows to the beautiful Magnetic Mountain and the giant statue "The Christ of the Ozarks". The statue is i seven stories high. For those of you who haven't visited Eureka Springs, do plan it on your next trip. We want to.thank ail of our friends who made our trip possible to tour the Eastern part of Arkansas by buying chances and the donationsyou gave .us on the beautiful swag lamp in the sum of $1(11.t)(i. Without your help we could not have made the trip. Again, we say "Thank you." Our hearts, are saddened by the death in the families of our loved hones. Mrs. Elizabeth Woodfork's grandson 'Gilford Woodfork was drowned in Kansas City, Saturday nioruiii;. May lKth. And the husband of our co-worker Mrs. Leola Simpson, expired Sunday night at the home in . Rcntiesville. All of us at the center are sharing your sorrow. May God bless each of yoti, is our prayer. Willa Mae DeBouse and staff. Golden Gleams • MIL AND MRS. JERRY LEE BACON Jerry Bacon And Bride Plan Florida Home III <1 11.11 IV W.l\s I I lit- truth' i-< al .il.l 1 1 'Svrtis. We would like, to thank • .everyone for the kindness jmi all showed during the loss uf our mother. It means M. much at a lime like that. The Beavers, Sturgeons, Laughlins, Gml <im>., and Webbs. I Jiuirr'.'l • if th.' Wtiul'l lint ' I'iitill was ui| "!lg (Ml -I .'.1 Rwehl'IniH-iWl'll. s l.\ 'Mir t|ii;irri'ls. thiil wt|i.'il' our priiviT-;. -Cotton Mather. We want to thank our main friends for all the kind winds and acts of. Uioughtfulness during the loss of our loved one. The Charles Boone family The L. T. Spears family GIFT FOR MOM. RENO — M i k e Anderson and a friend brought Mike':,' mother the object* they found while playing. Mrs. Anderson took one look and "alh-d the sheriff's off me. The Boy., had brought \)o rue three sticks of dynamite they fuurir! at an old "fort". For Thai Extra Touch ^ For Your Loved Ones On Memorial Day Checotah YOVH EXTMTOUCH Fiomsr Flower & Gift Shop^ 106 S. BDWY. 473-2227 8 The Numrx-i One Church of Christ, Gallatin, Tennessee, was the scene juf die recent wedding of Miss Freida Diane Parks, daughter of Mr. and, Mrs. I. D. Parks of Gallatin, to Jerry tee Bacon, son of Mr. ami Mrs. Ernest C. Bacon of Checoiai.. Oklahoma. Bio. Mark fleam officiated at the candlelight ceremony. Wedding selections' «ere presented by Doris Canlrell, onanist, and Tommy and Tim Smith, socali cousins of die bride. r'./r tJie occasion, the church w,v- illuminated with arch, branched candelabra s with greens of pittisporiurn, leather leaf, and Jade; Sevi Ca hederal candles and i sever, brained candlebras j .<•<..rrfdeud die .• eerie. | <..-.en .n n''in iage by her : l.'.ii .t •!'. the br.oe wore a can' dleiight gnwn of crystal or- I .'.M /a. Pearl-eiicrusieuChan- | tilly lace, imported from I France, coveredthe-bodieeand j f'jrmed a high banded neck| line, l.ung fitted lace sleeves were overlaid witfl sheer organza, fully gathered, at d.e «n -.t'and;atuchcd to a dutf: hi if toned lace cuff. The skirt f!>.ied gtueefutly to 'the fl '.Kii'. iler c.':i;./eJ length veil of imported -ilk illusion, ..•d.:ed 11;i i'.ic, was atta- chvd ... a lace covered band- eaa, accented *.--11M pearl drops .Sire earned a cascade bouquet of v.biie miniatureeamalions,, of the v.i I ley and baby's bietl.i... Mi <s Snelia Klane Parks, si SUM die bnde, attended as trawi of !>..:'. r and bridesmaids were Bienda Hall and 'Slurley itoach, i»-ui of Callatin. Larry Hawkins served as Ixvst man. L'shers were Jero' Scott and Doug Parks, brother of the bride. For her daughter's wedding, • 1 Mrs. Parks chose a door • length melon knit gown and wore a white orchid corsage. ' The groom's mother chose a floor length knit gown in ; navy and white and also wore ; a white orchid corsage. Following the ceremony,the j bride's parents entertained . with a reception in the fellowship hall of the church. Assis;. ting tn the serving were Mrs. \ Eloise HawKins, Charlotte Levy •.! Mrs. Billy Suddarth, Mrs. , .Jimmy Wilson, Mrs. J.C.Kemp and Mrs.'Gilford Brown. Mrs. . Bryan Sullivan of Checotah, sister of the groom, kept the guest register. -, Following theirweddingtrip, the couple will reside in Sunrise, Florida. Former Resident Is Proud Great Grandmother Mrs. Bertha KniscleyBrum- le'y of Huntington Park, California, proudly a/inounces she has just been made a great- grandmother twice when her granddaughter gave birth to twins - Patrick David Smith and Michelle Diane Smith who are living with her at .present. These children are the g re a t - g r ea t - g r a nd ch i Id r en of Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Knisely, who were pioneer citizens of Checotah, . GARRETT j BILL GARRETT KEN GARRETT

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