The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas on August 27, 1987 · Page 7
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The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas · Page 7

Baytown, Texas
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Thursday, August 27, 1987
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THE BAYTOWN SUN ThunnUy. Augu»t 27, 1917 7-A IMENSION AAdrcia Morris weds Robert Turner Marcia Ann Norris and Robert •Paul Turner, both of Baytown, exchanged wedding vows in a 'double ring ceremony Aug. 1 at 1 First Baptist Church with the Rev. Roy A. Parker officiating. *:<'•• Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Norris and [Mr. and Mrs. Edward H. Turner, all of Baytown. Grandmother of the bride is -Mrs, W.A. Austin of Homer, La. ^Grandparents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. E.A. Fagan of Fort Worth. The bride chose a gown designed by Mori-Lee of Candlelight taffeta featuring a Sabrina neckline. The bodice of ; the gown was heavily beaded | with seed pearls, sequins and iridescent beads. The bride's long sleeves were tapered and featured lace inserts. The back of the bodice came to a V-shape and featured a ruffled bustle just below the waist. Her full gathered skirt was accented with inserts of lace appliques, edged in matching lace and pearls and fell to a cathedral train. The bride's fingertip-length veil of candlelight illusion fell from a half Juliet cap, which was covered with lace and beading. Her double-tiered veil featured a scalloped hemline with inserts of matching lace throughout and edged in rolled satin. The bride wore a six pence in her shot 1 , which her father had brought from England. She carried a Bible, a gift from her parents and a handkerchief belonging to her grandmother. The bride carried a bouquet of ivory roses, baby's breath and English Ivy, Ivory satin streamers and silk flowers with pearls w ere combined throughout the bouquet; Attending the bride as matron of honor was Linda Norris Ed- dleman of Austin, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Laura Norris Bailey of Bellville, sister of the bride;~Kathy Smith of Ft. \Vorth, Amy Bonem and Tami Busch, both of Baytown. The attendants wore tea- length dresses of royal blue: taffeta and lace. The dresses featured long tapered lace sleeves and each dress was completed with a large taffeta bow just below thewaist. They wore matching satin shoes and blue and ivory silk flowers with pearls in their hair. Best man was Mark Turner of Houston, twin brother of the groom. Groomsmen were David Turner of Houston, brother of the groom; Stan Turner of Long Beach. Miss., brother of the groom; Walter Jackson of Arl- ington and Brian Williams of Louisville. Ky. The groom wore a black tuxedo. The groomsmen wore an off-white tuxedo jacket and black pants. Flower girl was Michael Calk and ring bearer was Scott Krizak, both of Baytown. The flower girl was dressed identical to the attendants. She wore matching blue ballerina slippers and a wreath of blue silk flowers and baby's breath in her hair. She carried an ivory basket of flowers. The ring bearer was dressed identical to the groom. Ushers were Don Eddleman of Austin; Jim Bailey of Bellville and Rick Brister of Baytown. Providing music for the occasion were soloists Barbara and Bill Mixon of Bavtown and MRS. ROBERT PAUL TURNER Evening Pilot Club of Baytown chartered in 1975 The Evening Pilot Club of Baytown was begun through the offers of the Pilot Club of Baytown H was chartered in 1975 with 37 members. Martha Hester was the club's first president, and she is still a member Other charter members include Wynnell Brinkley. Patsy Casey D.vis. Willadene Hines, Dorothy Harrison, Elaine Kirkland and Kathryn Odom. The club is part of Pilot International, a classified civic- service organization for executive and professional women, founded in 1921 in Macon. Ga.. with 40 charter members. There are more than 21.000 members in more than 600 clubs in nine countries; the Bahamas, Bermuda. Canada, Columbia, England, Japan, Mexico. Peru and the United States. Clubs are divided into 19 geographic districts. The Evening Pilot Club is in the Texas District of Pilot International. Pilot chose its name to represent guidance and leadership. These qualities were found in early riverboat pilots. Membership to a club is by invitation only, and classifications are based on various professions, from industries, and businesses located in the city. Housewives can also be invited to become members of a Pilot club. The club's motto is "Friendship and Service," and Pilot clubs spearhead activities to improve civic, social and the commercial welfare of humanity It promotes active participation in civic-service projects of their own choosing The Evening Pilot Club has been very active in 'many areas of service in Baytown. They have worked with the elderly and the handicapped, the underprivileged, retarded citizens, senior citizen groups, in nursing homes, in schools and in the area of safely. They have promoted patriotism, youth service and international relations with foreigners in our area. San Ja'cinto. Methodist Hospital and the two Pilot clubs of Baytown have co-sponsored the Lifeline System in Baytown and surrounding areas for three years. This round-the-clock emergency response system has helped the elderly and the handicapped to maintain their own homes and independence for a longer period of time. At the present time, there are 65 units in the homes of Baytonians. The Evening Pilot Club of Baytown has raised approximately S3.300 in grants, memorials and honorariums this Pilot year. The club has also donated SI.500 from the sale of Texas bluebonnet pins for the Lifeline program during 1986-87 Civic Night is co-sponsored with the Pilot Club of Baytown. This joint community service project recognizes outstanding citizens in the area of patriotism, safety and community service. Some outstanding citizens have been given humanitarian recognition. Each recipient has received "Certificates of Appreciation" from the Pilot clubs. Pilot clubs work under three divisions of activities. They are internal affairs, projects and outreach. Under the community service a re a, members volunteered their Labor Day weekend to answer telephones for the Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Telethon. Officers for 1986-87 were president, Ms. Kirkland; president- elect. Betty Comstock: vice president, Anna Huff; recording secretary, Sharon Phillips; treasurer, Phyllis Lovell; and corresponding secretary. Ms. Odom. Directors were Ms. Hines. JoAnn Kelly and Ms. Harrison. Ms Kirkland served the club as president in 1976-77 and 198687. She has also held the position of vice president, recording secretary, treasurer, coordinator and area leader in the Evening Pilot Club of Baytown. She is a retired elementary teacher from the Deer Park Independent School District where she was employed for 24 years. She attended public schools in Baytown attended Lee College, and then graduated from the University of Houston with a bachelor of science degree in education. Ms. Kirkland has a master's degree in education and a special education certification was earned from Lamar University. As an active member of Texas Slate Teachers Association, Deer Park Teachers Association, Association for Childhood Education and Association for Children With Learning Disabliies. Ms. Kirkland held various offices in the education organization. Her husband, Cecil, is retired from Exxon. They have three children, Larry Kirkland of Baytown, JoAnn Locke of Mont Belvieu and John Kirkland of Los Angelos. Calif. They also have three granddaughters and five grandsons. Ms. Kirkland is a member of Central Baptist Church. Lance and Kathy Smith of Fort Worth; Tim Mixon of Baytown, guitarist; Gerri Leake of Bedford, pianist; and Dr. Neta Wylie of Galveston, organist. Selections included "Two Trusting Jesus." "Wedding Song" and "Because of Who You Are." "Devoted to You" was sung as the couple lit the unity candle. A reception was held at the First Presbyterian Church fellowship hall. Houseparty members included Gerri Leake. Rhonda Royder, Rene Bond. Carol Wesselhoft, Susan Turner and Jan Leake. Out-of-town guests included Mrs. W.A. Austin of Homer, La.. Mr. and Mrs. E.A. Fagan of Fort Worth. Mr. and Mrs. David Turner and family of Houston, Mr. and Mrs. Stan Turner and family of Long Beach, Miss., Mr. and Mrs. Bob Harper of Greenville. S.C.. Mr. and Mrs, Jerry Thompson of Arlington, Mr. and Mrs. Craig Thompson of Dallas, Mr. and Mrs. Brian Williams of Louisville. Ky., Walter Jackson and Michael Bennett, both of Arlington. Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Leake of Hurst, Gerri Leake of Bedford. Mr. and Mrs. David 1 Travis of Arlington, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Wolfskill of Fort Worth. Mr. and Mrs. W.R. Edwards and Mr. and Mrs. Mike Bonem and David, all of Houston. Following a wedding trip to Acapulco. Mexico, the couple reside in Arlington. The bride is a graduate of Robert E. Lee High School and North Texas State University. The groom is a graduate of Robert E. Lee High School and Houston Baptist University. He is presently attending the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth. He is employed at South Oaks Baptist Church in Arlington as minister of youth. •LAOTBKmKLAND Names & notes AWARD RECIPIENTS MARY LOU Burkett, left, and Cheryl Epperson, both member* of Gamma Nu Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, received awards at the Alpha State Convention held this summer in Dallas. Mrs. Burkett received a Members In Print Award for her book "Fighting Men of Texas." Mrs. Epperson, communications chairman for Gamma Nu, received a certificate of recognition tor publishing a monthly chapter newsletter. (Sun staff photo by Angle Bracey) Amy Kerns becomes member '• of Texas Press Women Inc. Amy Kerns, a general assignment reporter with The Baytown Sun. has been accepted for membership in Texas Press Women Inc., a statewide organization for professional communicators. Mrs. Kerns, who wrote for the Teche News in St. Martinville, La., has a bachelor's degree in journalism and a master's degree in mass communications from the University of Southwestern Louisiana. TPW is an affiliate of the 50- year-old National Federation of Press Women and is dedicated to improving standards in communications ideas and experiences, and coordinating efforts on matters of national interest to communicators. The organization also strives to recognize professional communicators for their talents through state and the NFPW communication contest open to all members, to encourage members to develop communications skills through state and national workshops and continuing education grants, to assist communicators of the future through scholarships, to cooperate with government officials and other communication groups in supporting legislation to improve standards in the field and for women and their families, and to honor communicators of outstanding ability with the Communicator of Achievement award and with honorary membership. Robyn Sewell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Sewell of Baytown, has been named to Who's Who Among College Students. She has also been named to Outstanding College Students of America. She is s senior at Stephen F. Austin majoring in elementary educatior and minoring in business. Michael Downs, son of John Downs and Hazel Downs, both of Baytown. recently represented the Circle K Club of Sam Houston State University at the 32nd Annual Convention of Circle K International held in St. Louis, Mo. Downs, also served as convention coordinator for the Texas- Oklahoma District Convention held recently in Houston at the Houston Hyatt West. He is a junior at Sam Houston State University. YARD OF THE MONTH LAKEWOOD GARDEN Club h*» selected the borne of Mr. and Mr*. H.R. Robinson, 505 N. Burnet, at the August yard of the month. (Sun staff photo by Carrie Pryor) ATTENTION CLUBS As a special feature, the Dimension Department of The Sun is accepting information about local clubs and their presidents. This is separate from the club news submitted on a regular basis. A color or black and white photo of the club president should accompany information. Photographs can be scheduled at The Sun if a photograph is not available. For more information call 422-8302, ext. 216;or 230. 4tt-f44f Stepping Stones Nurseru School St. Mark's Methodist Oiurdi 1703 Oklahoma St. Baytown, Texas 427-7335 jmcMt (tgt t MMto ft 4 jwrcj MlV flUv^vHBWrff^v I^Hv m Mwtf flta^ft J fttn m lm *?«/Mr,

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