The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 31, 1954 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 31, 1954
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FOOT BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.y COURIER NEWS MONDAY, MAY 31, 1W4 Mn. Nathan Wade, Society Editor Society News S/viptv F! f Phone 3-4461 Dinner Honors Wedding Party Concluding the affairs given in compliment to the former Miss Donna Dedman prior to her marriage yesterday to the Rev. Jim Lee Stevens of Osceola, was a rehearsal dinner given Saturday night in Osceola. Host and hostesses for the affair were Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Lowe and their daughter-in-law, Mrs. Jimmy Lowe, who entertained 30 guests at their Osceola home. The bride's table was centered with a low bowl of sweetpeas and baby breath, flanked by crystal candelabra holding white candles. Smaller tables arranged throughout the entertaining rooms held similar centerpieces. Following dinner the guests returned to Blytheville for the wedding rehearsal. The guest of honor, who wore a light blue antique taffeta frock with rhinestone and pearl trim, was presented with a corsage of pink carnations, and white carnations were presented to her mother, Mrs. R. L. Dedrnan. .Mrs. I. O. Westbrook, grandmother of the honoree, and Mrs. J. D. Stevens and Mrs. Campbell, mother and grandmother of the Rev. Mr. Stevens, also received corsages of white carnations. The Rev. and Mrs. Jim Lee Stevens Donna Dedman, Rev. Jim Stevens Are Married in Home Ceremony * The .-marriage of Miss Donna Dedman to the Rev. Jim Lee Stevens of Osceola} was solemnized yesterday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. Dedman. The Rev. D. B- Bledsoe, pastor of the Wilson Baptist Church in Wilson, officiated at the double ring ceremony in the presence of members of the family and most intimate friends of the couple. The stairway of the home, and the double doorways were decorated, with magnolia leaves and creamy magnolia blossoms, and the wedding party stood under an arch way outlined with floor standards holding white cathederal tapers and white floor baskets filled with stately white stock. A program of music was presented by Ralph Nichols, pianist, and Don Fletcher of Joiner, uncle of the bride, who sang "Thank God for a Garden." Mr. Nichols played "Because" and used the traditional wedding march. Candles were lighted by Ricky Dedman, brother of the bride, and Bobby Stevens of Osceola, brother of the bridegroom. Miss Linda Rayder served as maid of honor and only feminine attendant. Her frock of yellow organdy was fashioned with a very! lull skirt and fitted bodice, with the entire gown embroidered with daisies. She wore a halo of daisies in her hair and carried a spray of yellow Dutch iris tied with green satin ribbons. The bride, given in marriage by her father, chose for her wedding a ballerina length dress of white organdy and lace. The very full skirt was ruffled from the waist, with each ruffle edged with lace, and the long fitted sleeves ending in points over the hands, were edged with lace. The gown was worn over hoops, and her fingertip length veil of misty white illusion fell from a tiny cap of lace. Her bouquet was a spray of three white Dutch iris showered with' white stephanotis. Harvey Lee Hill of Osceola served the Rev. Mr. Stevens as best man, > and O'Neal Dedman, brother of the bride, was usher. Reception Given Immediately following the ceremony, Mr. and Mrs. Dedman entertained with a reception when friends of the couple were present. Presiding at the guestbook was Miss LaNeal Sudbury, who was presented with a "corsage of lavendar asters.' The bride's table, covered with a Madiera, and lace cloth; held a three tiered wedding cake topped with a miniature bride and groom, with the base of the ^cake encircled with sprays of fern and white gardenia blossoms. Triple candlela- bra holding slender white tapers flanked the wedding cake- Individual wedding cakes were served together with lime punch, with Mrs. Bob Walden, sister of the bride, and Mrs. Jimmy Lowe and Miss Joy Stevens, both of Osceola, sisters of the bridegroom, presiding. Assisting at the table were Mrs. Don Fletcher of Joiner, munt of the bride, Mrs. J. w. Bayder, and Mrs. W. B. Embry of Memphis, aunt of the bridegroom. Mrs. Dedman, mother of the bride, wore a frock of beige lace with a corsage of pink carnations, and her* mother, Mrs. I. O. Westbrook, was dressed in a powder blue crepe and wore white carnations at her shoulder. Mrs. James D. Stevens of Osceola, mother of the bridegroom, wore a two piece suit of white embroidered linen with a corsage of white carnations, and Mrs. Chappell of Memphis, the Rev. Mr. Stevens' grandmother, wore a printed silk frock with white carnations. Later in the evening the couple left for a 10-day wedding trip, with Mrs. Stevens traveling in a princess style dress of orchid bark cloth with pink accessories, and a corsage of pink asters- Out-of-town guests here for the wedding included Mr. and Mrs. Harry Grimes and daughter, Patricia of Whitehaven, Tenn., Carlyle Embry of Memphis, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Lowe of Osceola, and Mrs. C. A. Hughes of San Angelo, Texas. La Neuve Club Holds Meetim Mrs. Walter Day and Mrs. W. H. O'Keefe played bridge with members of La Neuve Club Thursday afternoon when Mrs. Melvin Halsell entertained the group at her home with a dessert bridge. Small bowls of colorful pansies centered the tables where a dessert course was served preceding the bridge games, and roses and pinks were arranged throughout the en- DAC Chapter Plans Picnic Mrs. J. C. Ellis and Mrs. C. F. Tucker will be hostesses to members of the Col. John" Martin Chapter of the Daughters of the American Colonists tomorrow at the Woman's Club for a combined business and program meeting, to be followed by a picnic lunch. Mrs. Henry Boone will present the program on "The Natchez Trail." Bits oi News ~l l O'Neal Dedman, student at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, arrived Saturday night to spend the summer with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Dedman. Mrs. Kelton Francis is in Shannon, Miss., where she is attending funeral services today for her father, C. H. Watts. Mr. and Mrs. Fred sandefur have as their guests for several days, Mrs. R. L. Holder and son, Ray, of Helena. Miss Grade Owens and Miss Nelta Faye Robertson left this morning to attend F.H.A. leadership training conference at Arkansas State Teachers College in Conway. They -were accompanied by their sponsor. Miss Virginia Bowen, and they will return home Friday. Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Huddleston and son, LeRoy Jr., spent the weekend in Russellville as guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Burchard. Their daughter, Martha, was a weekend guest of Linda Bean. J. E. HaLsell and son, Melvin Halsell, are in Indianapolis, Ind., today attending the Memorial Day race. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Townsend and two sons have moved into their new home at 1013 Pecan Street. The Townsends. who formerly lived at 422 East Kentucky, have had as i their weekend guest, Mr. Townsend's WINS AWARD — Mrs. Helen Carr, home service director for Arkansas-Missouri Power Co., received an associate Girl Scout award given by the Blytheville Lone Troop Association yesterday at its annual court of honor. Mrs. Carr received the award for the cooking school she has conducted to help Scouts and Brownies earn merit badges- She has held about 100 such schools in the utility's two-state area. WIN HIGHEST AWARDS — Receiving the Curved Bar, highest award obtainable in Girl Scouting, at the Court of Awards held yesterday afternoon at First Methodist Church for Blytheville Girl Scouts were (top row, left to right) Nan Miller, Carolyn Crafton and George Ann Byrd, (bottom row, left to right) Donna Sue King, Darlene Feinberg, Toby Ann Long and Beth Johnson. Presenting this award was their leader, Mrs. Leonard Johnson. (Courier News Photos) Seven Win Girl Scoutings Highest Awards At Annual Court of Awards Conducted Here A Court of Awards was held yesterday afternoon at First Methodist Church, 4 o'clock, for Blytheville Girl Scouts, when seven girls were awarded the Curved Bar, highest award obtainable in Girl Scouting. Receiving this award from their leader, Mrs. Leonard Johnson, were Toby Ann Long, Nan Miller, Darlene Feinberg, Donna Sue King, Carolyn Crafton, Beth Johnson and George Ann Byrd. tertammg room. j motheii Mrs . Grace Townsend of High score prize in bridge games Charleston. Mo., who will return played went to Mrs. R. E. Green, ! home tonight. second high to Mrs. Coleman Ste vens and bridgo to Mrs. O'Keefe. Coming Events Woman's Monday Society of Christian Service of Lake Street Methodist meeting at church, 7:30 Barbara Dunlap Heads Episcopal Youth Group Barbara Dunlap was elected last Bight to *erve as president of the Youngchurchmen of St. Stephen's Iptocopal Church for the year, June 1964 to June 1955. Other officers named to serve In* Martha Huddleston, vice pre\; Idwin Cure, secretary; and GMorfe, reelected treasurer. Tht Mr. W. J. Pitzhugh ^present- tithe program on "Revererice, Pro- twUnt And Catholic." Kbt. I>il« B. Dunlap was hostess DMT the meeting, held at the Parish Church p.m. Katie Hatton YWA meets with Miss Maxine Hill, 7:15 p.m. Tuesday East Side Garden Club meeting with Mrs. W. Leonard Smith at Armorel, 2:30 p. m. Marion Cook Circle of Trinity Baptist Church meeting with Mrs. C. S. Birmingham. 7:30 p.m. Mrs. W. H. Baer entertaining Octave Club. N & N Club meeting with Mrs. James Vest. Mrs. E. M. Regenold is hostess to Tuesday Club. Col. John Martin Chapter of Daughters of American Colonists meeting at Woman's Club for business and picnic lunch, 10:30 a. m. Mrs. J. C. Ellis and Mrs. C. Tucker hostesses. Wednesday F. J. P. Allison had as his weekend guests his daughter, Mrs. C. J. Fleetwood of Memphis, and his grandson, Lt. Allison Fleetwood of Miami, Fla. Mr. and Mrs. Phillips Robinson of Jonesboro were the weekend guests of her mother, Mrs. Francis McCarthy, and her sister, Mrs. Charles Gerald. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mahon returned Saturday from a week's vacation spent at Kentucky Lake and Mam- mouth Cave. Ky., Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Fredrickson are the parents of a son born last night at Walls Hospital. The baby, who has been named Arthur, Jr., •has a sister, Jan, who is two. Mrs. Fredrickson is the former Miss Joyce Walls, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. V. Walls. Mr, and Mrs. W. R. Chism of Natchez. Miss., were weekend guests of his mother, Mrs. J. C. Chism and his sister, Mrs. C. S. Baggett. Mrs. Early D. Jeter, Mrs. L. L. Neuhoff and daughter. Miss Dottie Neuhoff, and Miss Dorothy Garrott of Nashville. Tenn., have returned home after attending the • graduation from Blytheville High ] School Friday night, of Bettye Lee Garrott. They were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Garrott and Following the processional and presentation of the flags, Mrs. Glenn Ladd, president of the Girl Scout Lone Troop Association, gave the welcome. Mrs. Hugh Whitsitt introduced the Brownie leaders, who awarded pendants and wings to their troops. These included Mrs. Robert Jamison and Mrs. E. J. Cure, who presented pendants to Sarah Bagley, Susan Bailey. Mary Ellen Brown, Joyce Christian, Mary Joyce Collier, Josephine Cure, Sue Fowlaton, Sharon Gill, Molly Guard, Patty- Sue Harris, Scott Jamison. Kay Koehler. Nancy McKinnin, Sharon Parks, Rebecca Rainwater and Donna Smith. Mrs. Mason Day Jr., and Mrs. Joe | McClure awarded Brownie pendants to Nancy Ann Adkisson, Glenna Kay Cole, Betty Burks, Linda Denton, Mary Lou Edwards, Gayle Garner, Nancy Henderson, Alyce McClure, Pat Moore, Sue Osborn, Nancy Sanders, Becky Starnes, Lillian Salmons, Judy Smith, Selenda Trum- Secur/fy tor the Aged SHELBY, Miss. (/P)—Dolly, a mule, is 44 years old roughly the equivalent of 150 for a man — and very few mules ever had it so good — no work, green pastures and corn on the cob twice a day. Her owner, D. N- Ray, 69, explains: "She's helped me make my living since 1912 and to raise my three children and put them through school. The least I can do is feed her as long as she lives." mother, Mrs. F. D. Underwood, have returned from Memphis where Mrs. Underwood has been undergoing medical treatment. Mrs. Byron Morse was removed to a Memphis hospital last night for treatment. ble, Ann Willingham, Sandra Wilson and Ami Beth Johnson. Mrs. Cecil Graves and Mrs. Freeman Robinson presented Brownie pendants to Cheree Briggs, Martha Jo Brogdon. Roberta Brown, Peggy Cook, Marti Cuadra, Jackie Cullens, Donna Day, Lana Kate Edwards, Jeanna Lou Gowen, Marietta Graves, Cassandra Gregory, Diana Halsell, Paula Hawkins. Mary Margaret Mead, Ann Robinson, Sandra Saliba, Janet Trenkle and Jackie Vowell. Get Brownie Wings Brownie Wings were awarded by Mrs. A. V. Henderson and Mrs. Olen Grounds to Sara Blakemore, Carole Burnham, Carol Ann Caldwell, Ann Carter, Barbara Ann Collier, JoAnne Crafton, Cathy Dallas, Jana Davis, Judy Grounds, Becky Henderson, Carolyn Kidd, Frances Ann Logan, Mary Gay Nelson, Sammy Ann Primm, Terry Rainwater, Anita Joyce Short and Karen Ruth At the Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismisseed: Mrs. Robert Williams, Steele Mrs. Joe Jones, Tomato Mrs. Charlie McGuirt and baby, Luxora Chickasawba Hospital Dismissed: Maxell Briley, city Linda Parks, city Mrs. William Allred, Kansas City, Mo. June Moore, city Mrs. Maples Butler and baby, Wilson • Mrs. Caro Sweat, city Danny Ozment, city Pearleen Taylor, Portageville, Mo Alfred Lee Barnes, city Mrs. Tommy McClure, city Roland Warrington, city Farris McCalla. city Mrs. Dean West, city Mrs. Jimmy Jean and baby, city Tommy. Mrs. Calvin Barnett and Mrs. Bill Hutson awarded the following Brownie Wings: Lynna Jean Baughman, Linda Barnett, LeWanda Barnett, Dianne Branscum, Jan Carol Brown, Paula Hutson, Betty Larkin, Patricia Lawrence, Margaret McWaters, '•' Marilyn McWilliams, Brenda Richardson, Patty Stilwell and Linda Jean Vinson. Mrs. Cecil Johnson and Mrs. R. V. Mallory awarded pendants and Wings to Emily Bunch, Loretta Mallory, Gail Wheeler, Margie Haynes, Shirley Branscum, Polly Abbott, Kris McRae, Carolyn Henson, Linda Branscum, Treena Johnson, Bonnie Campbell and Sarah Miles. Mrs. Ladd introduced the following Girl Scout Leaders: Mrs. John Johnson and Mrs. William Wyatt who awarded the following Second Class Badges and profiency badges: Ethel Jean Wyatt, Sally Ann Johnson, Ella Kay I Campbell, Manerva Jo Bogun, Em-' ily Huffman, Johna Clare Wilson, j Patsy Gurno, Judy Smotherman, j Billie Lou Weedman, Linda Kay! Saliba, Martha Rose Mead, Martha ' Lee Kirksey, Kay Thompson, Jane Starnes, Florence Ambrose, Nancy Cupples, Beverly Smythe, Eugenia Oenning, Linda Ann Smith, Jerry Arm Boggs. Mrs. Darrell Lunsford and Mrs. •Joe McHaney who awarded the following Second Class Badges: Donna Pierson, Johnny Blackwell, Carol Ashby, Toni Trenkle, Linda Long, Kay Lou Eaton, Betty Sanders, Betty Dixon, Joy Skaller, Nedra Briley, Nancy Newcomb, Carolyn Stewart, Mary Venda Wade, Mary Jane Droke, Mary Lou Harrington, and Jeri Flanigan. . Win Profiency Badges Mrs. Eugene Mclnnes who presented the following their profiency' badges: Sylvia Ladd, Cecelia Henderson, Becky Utley, Ann White, Sara Lou Snow, Sara Lou Moody, Teresa Gregory, Pat Mclnnes, Marilyn Sue Human, Barbara Bradley, Pat Hanley, Susan Smith, Jennie Nichols, Dolpha Mae Cole, Ann Bailey, Billie McNeese, Karen Cook. Becky Dunkley. Mrs. W. R. Campbell presented the following their profiency badges: Lucy Caudill, June Moore, Janoel Smith, Lydia Jo Sudbury, Barbara Crowell, Mabel Lunsford, Mary Jo Oden, Mary Tarver Stevenson, Dale Cullens, Carolyn Cordell, Charlie Jean Harris, Nancy Bogun, Donna Sue Byrd, Sandra Crawford, Betty Gowen, Linda Griffin, Linda Joy Lindsey, and GETS SERVICE AWARD — Mrs. Hugh Whitsitt was presented a 10-year service pin at thft annual Lone Troop Association court of awards yesterday for her work with Girl Scouts in thft association's troops. Sara Lou Boyett. Mrs. Jerry Cohen presented thft following First Class Badges: Betty Collier, Virginia Sanders, Rae Scott, Carolyn Clements, Johnny Lou Johnson, Melia Saliba, Marcille Taylor, Jerry Grounds, Betty Lou Clouse, and Glenda Painter. Mrs. Helen Carr, home economist with Arkansas-Missouri Power Company was presented with an Associate Girl Scout Pin for her work with the Girl Scouts toward earning their Cook Badge, and Mrs. Jerry Cohen and Miss Patty Scott were each awarded a five-year service pin. Mrs. Whitsitt was awarded a 10- year service pin for work with troops and with the Scout Association for that number of years. Mrs. James B. Clark entertaining their daughter, Bettye Lee. x'own & Country Club. Club Eight meeting with Mrs. Otto Scrape. Mrs. W. A. Hollingsworth entertaining Wednesday Chillion Club. Thursday Mrs. N. G. Jerome entertaining La Neuve Club. Mrs. Johnny White entertaining Kibitzer Club. Friday Mrs- Henry Dodd entertaining members of the Vendredi- Bridge Club. Saturday ,' Chickasawba Chapter of Children of American Colonists are hosts to state meeting at Nodena, 11 a.m. The color and flavor of canned .meats can be changed when they are stored in either hot or coJd temperatures. A moderately warm, [dry place it the best for them. Among Blytheville people in Indianapolis today to attend the memorial Day races are Clair Miller and sons, Billy and Buddy, James Parrish, Derwood Long, Claud Duncan, George Trimue, and Mr. and Mrs. Eric Bollard. Allan and Jerry Berry will arrive Wednesday from "University of Arkansas to spend .several days with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Kendall Berry, before returning to Fayetteville to attend summer school. Dr. and Mrs. Roy I. Bagley are in Parkin today to attend a funeral, Mrs. George Hubbard spent today in Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Logan and Mrs. Otis Shepherd spent the weekend in Henderson, Tenn., as guests of Mr. and Mrs, F, E. Owens. Mr. and Mrs. Worth Holder and j children were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. James Edwards in Helena. Mrs. H. H, Houchins and her SWIM NOW! 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