The Index-Journal from Greenwood, South Carolina on December 26, 1975 · Page 13
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14 Tho IwdoK-Journal, Cm nwod, S.C, Friday, P. 1 ' . : - f '. 1 'j Miss Ackerman Miss Joan Marie Ackerman, a student at Lander College, and the daughter of Mrs. Marion Wilson Ackerman Jr., and the late Mr. Ackerman of 128 Rutledge Road, is being sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Augustus Dial Abercrombie of Forest Hills. Dr. Steve Marion Ackerman of Greenwood will present his sister who will be escorted by Charles Calvin Baker of Greenwood. Miss Ackerman is the granddaughter of Mr. William Adger Gray and the late Mrs. Gray of Belton, and Mrs. Marion Wilson Ackerman, Sr., and the late Mr. Ackerman of Cottageville. Miss Brown Sponsors for Miss Kate Holloway Brown, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Samuel Brown of 109 Westgate Drive, are Mr. and Mrsr.William Furman Mauldin, Mauldin Drive. Miss Brown, a student at the University of South Carolina, is the granddaughter of Mrs. Callie Self Coker of 1240 South Main Street and the late Reverend Walter Lee Coker, and Mrs. Rufus Freeman Brown of Westminster and the late Dr. Brown. Miss Brown will be presented by her father, and escorted by Clyde Gibson Hopper of Monroe, N. C. and the University of South Carolina. Miss Coleman Mr. and Mrs. Richard Harris Wallace, 523 East Creswell Avenue, are sponsoring their niece, Miss Bobbie Carol Coleman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leland Abney Coleman of Route 2. Miss Coleman, a student at Lander College, is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Manley Youngblood of 137 Carlton Street, Hyde Park, and Mrs. Leland Abney Coleman, 519 Grace. Street, and the late Mr. Coleman. Sne will, be introduced by her father, and escorted by William Thurlow Gregory IV, of Greenwood. " E IF . ... JM? ' v J ) , v r ' - V- , :' ' " X'V 26, 1973 Miss Booker Dr. and Mrs. William Preston Turner of South Cedar Drive are sponsoring Miss Jane Hollie Booker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Archer Edmondson Dorsey Booker of 112 North Cedar Drive. Miss Booker, a student at Erskine College, is the granddaughter of Mrs. Hollie Eugene Casstevens and the late Dr. Casstevens of Greensboro, N. C, and the late Dr. and Mrs. Frank Eubank Booker of Halifax, Va. She will be introduced by her father, and escorted by Carroll Scurry Charles of Greenwood and Erskine College. Danse De Traditional ceremony will mark the eighteenth debutante presentation by the Danse de Noel Assembly. The annual ball will be Saturday, Dec. 27, at the National Guard Armory, Emerald Road at Kateway. Twenty-nine young women, wearing white formal gowns and carrying arm bouquets of red carnations will be introduced to members and friends when the debutante figure and grand march take place at 9 p.m. Dennis McCoy at the organ will accompany the presentation figure in which the girls, their "fathers and their escorts will participate. The Sugar-creek Band will provide music from 8:30 until 12:30. Miss Martha Frances Tin-sley, presented by her father, will lead the debutante figure, accompanied by her brother, William Dale Tinsley Jr. and her escort, Timothy Brion Stroud of Davidson, N.C. Introduced next by their parents will be Miss Margaret Phillips McDonald, Miss Mary Lucile Kinard, Miss Anne Lee Mays, Miss Kathryn Lynn Pi .-"mm- V 3 ? It V? . 4 i .t.'-V,'r " .i Miss Day Miss Susan Elizabeth Day, a student at Furman University, and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Joseph Day, 135 Amherst Drive, is being sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Howard Patrick of 507 East Creswell Avenue. Mr. Day will present his daughter, who wil be escorted by Charles Barksdale Pinson III of Greenwood and Lander College. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Taft Day of Ladson, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Lummie Darden Eure of North Charleston. Hi 1 'J i , Miss Bowie Miss Janis Maree Bowie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Orell Bowie of Kimbrook, is being sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Edwin Barnette of 511 New Market Street. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Lundy Coleman of Greenwood, and Mrs. Christopher Orell Bowie and the late Mr. Bowie of Greenwood. A student at Lander College, Miss Bowie will be presented by her father, and escorted by Roland Delbert Whitehurst of Hilton Head Island and Lander College. V -. r Noel Assembly Ball Set Cheezem and Miss Martha Emily Taylor. Also being presented, in order of their appearance, will be Miss Bobbie Carol Coleman, Miss Betty Ann Britt, Miss Christie Ann Young, Miss Jane Hollie Booker, Miss Laura Everette Brooks, Miss Carolyn Foster Maier, Miss Deborah Ann Nave, Miss Priscilla Gallegly, Miss Kate Holloway Brown, Miss Joan Marie Ackerman, Miss Mary Jewel Roberts, Miss Eleanor Lea Jefferies, Miss Janice Maree Bowie, Miss Myra Cornelia Drinkard, Miss Carol Elizabeth Mobley, Miss Susan Elizabeth Day, Miss Marguerite Denise Hutto, Miss Margaret Patrice Garrison, Miss Karen Petit, Misss Lucretia Maree Rush, Miss Diana Beaufort Dent, Miss Joycelyn Walker and Miss Patricia Susan Poole. Hanging baskets filled with garden ivy and red and white carnations will be used throughout the ballroom which will be decorated with palms and fresh greenery. A garden scene at the presentation entrance will feature tall can- dlelabra holding white tapers. Candelabra with lighted tapers will be placed at each end of the refreshment table which will be centered by a large epergne holding white snapdragons, red carnations and pompon chrysanthemums. Other appointments will be of silver and crystal. Mrs. Robert Royall Jay, president of the Danse de Noel Assembly, is chairman for the ball. The Assembly is composed of 80 member couples. Mrs. Rufus Thornwell Dunlap Jr. is vice president; Mrs. Casper Eldridge Wiggins, secretary; Mrs. William Paul Watkins Jr., treasurer; Mrs. William Kimbrough Charles Jr., assistant secretary; and Mrs. Albert Creswell Todd Jr., assistant treasurer. Mrs. Wiley Norman Price Jr. is immediate past president of the Assembly. Directing the dancing of the debutante figure will be Mrs. Joseph Howard Patrick, constitutional consultant for the Assembly. Mr. Jay will announce each debutante as she enters the ballroom for her formal presentation. . t Miss Dent Mr. and Mrs. William Jennings Bryan Dorn of Callison Highway are sponsoring Miss Diana Beaufort Dent, daughter of Mrs. Charles Roger Dent of 446 Stanley Avenue and the late Mr. Dent. Miss Dent, a student at Clemson University, is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Bowman Beaufort of North Augusta, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lee Dent of Roanoke, Virginia. She will be introduced by her brother, Roger Charles Dent, and escorted by ' Walter Marion Parnell Jr. of Greenwood and Clemson University. -mm.- . ,f. . j MissBritt Sponsoring Miss Betty Ann Britt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James William Britt of 312 Barksdale Street, are Mr. and Mrs. William Kimbrough Charles Jr. of the Abbeville Highway. Miss Britt is a student at Lander College, and is the granddaughter of Mrs. Ernest Emory Hughes and the late Mr. Hughes of 224 Reynolds Avenue, Greenwood, and the late Mr. and Mrs. James Boggs Britt of Greenwood. She will be presented by her father, and her escort will be Ronald Terry Strange of Greenwood, a student at Lander College. Mrs. John Frank Ellenburg is chairman of the decoration committee, and Mrs. William Preston Turner, assisted by Mrs. Eugene Gayle Poe and Mrs. Joseph Howard Patrick will direct the seating of adult guests. Other committee chairmen are: Mrs. Wilbur Lamar Lightsey, invitations, assisted by Mrs. Rufus Thorn-well Dunlap Jr., consultant, and Mrs. John Riser Scott, Mrs. William Augustus Barnette Jr., and Mrs. Charles Barksdale Pinson Jr.; Mrs. Howard Pressley Mabry, refreshments, assisted by Mrs. Harold Lumley Jr., Mrs. Jack Lawrence, Mrs. Stanley Cyril Baker Jr., Mrs. Hunter Willyard May, and Mrs. Payne Henderson Barnette; Mrs. William Henry Harrison assisted by Mrs. John Roland McKinney, photography; Mrs. Henry Bennett Kinard Jr., social calendar; and publicity, Mrs. Benjamin Gales McClintock The debutante ball of the Danse de Noel Assembly has been presented annually since 1958. Miss Drinkard Sponsoring Miss Myra Cornelia Drinkard, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Drinkard of 118 Colonial Drive, Belle Meade, are Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Lamar Lightsey of 105 Wendover Road. Miss Drinkard is a student at the University of South Carolina, Aiken Regional Campus, and is the granddaughter of Mrs. Robert Perrin Young and the late Mr. Young of Bradley, and of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Peyson Drinkard of Lincolnton, Ga. She will be presented by her brother, Robert Homer Drinkard, and her escort will be Robert Howard Cleary of Timberlake, a student at Lander College. 'v ' ' i ; r:M" 1 "' ' ' ' i m mi 4V . , Miss Brooks Miss Laura Everette Brooks, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Barry Brooks of 708 Logan Court, is being sponsored by Mrs. Commodore Aubrey Perry, 212 East Henrietta Avenue. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Walter Gerald Mims and the late Mr. Mims of St. George, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward Loudon Brooks of Greenwood. A student at Clemson University, Miss Brooks will be presented by her father, and escorted by Waring Simons Howe Jr. of Mt. Pleasant and Clemson University. Miss Cheezem Miss Kathryn Lynn Cheezem, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. James Austin Cheezem of 121 Partridge Road, is being presented by her parents. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Horace Lee Carson of Limestone, Tenn. and the late Mr. and Mrs. William Leroy Cheezem of Andrews. Dr. Cheezem will introduce his daughter and she will be escorted by George Joiner Davis of Awnedaw, a student at Clemson University. 4 i Miss Gallegly Miss Priscilla Gallegly, a student at Columbia College, and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Thomas Gallegly of 109 Sheldon Avenue, Belle Meade, is being sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. George Welborn Ballentine of 617 Henrietta Avenue. Mr. Gallegly will present his daughter, who will be escorted by David Beverly McCalla Jr. of Greenwood and Winthrop College. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Edward Johnson of Mena, Ar., and Mrs. Thomas Chesley Gallegly and the late Mr. Gallegly of Croning, Ar. r if i f J: n ) Wiftiwti -

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