MR. AND MRS. JOHN LOPTIN DEVANE—Whose marriage of
August 31 "'as solemnized at Trinity Methodist church here. Mrs.
DeVane is the former Catherine Buie, daughter of the late Mr. and
Mrs. A. M. Buie of Bonifay, Fla. Mr. DeVane is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. J. M. DeVane of Tomahawk. ____
Carolina Beach Presbyterian
Church Scene Of Double Wedding
In a double wedding ceremony
lolemnized at the Carolina Beach
Presbyterian church on Saturday
ifternoon. September 7, at 5:30
•’clock Miss Rill a Katherine Skip
ter became the bride of William
Houston Easterling and Miss Ca
milla Rose Joyner became the
•ride of Thomas Marlowe Barr.
The Rev. John D. MacLeod,
pastor of the church, officiated
jsing the double ring ceremony in
front of an altar of palms, ferns,
unilax and burning candles.
The program of nuptial music
was rendered by Mrs. E. E. Cole,
pianist, Miss Helen Johnson sang
“Always” and ‘‘Because” and the
traditional marches were used as
file processional and recessional.
Miss Skipper was given in mar
riage by her father James D.
Ikipper. She wore a wedding gown
»f satin fashioned with deep yoke
»f lace, fitted bodice made with
*atin covered buttons down the
lack. The long skirt formed a
court train. Her full length veil,
ittached to orange blossoms was
»f in^norted silk illusion. She car
ried £ bouquet of tuberoses cen
tered with red roses and showered
with stephanotis. Her only orna
ment was a cameo necklace be
longing to her maternal grand
Miss Elise Skipper, sister of
the bride, was her maid-of-honor.
She wore a dress of beige satin
fashioned with fitted bodice and a
full gathered skirt. Her bouquet
was of Brandy wine roses and blue
Harry Easterling, brother of the
bridegroom, was best man, and
ushers were James D. Skipper,
Jr., and Paul Shaw of Lexington.
Mrs. Skipper, mother of the
bride, wore a dress of black sheer
crepe trimmed with sequins and
white accessories. Her corsage
was of red roses. Mrs. Barr,
mother of the bridegroom wore a
dress of black chiffon with white
accessories and a corsage of w'hite
Miss Joyner was .given in mar
riage by her father, Ellis K. Joy
ner. She wore a wedding gown of
satin fashioned with iong fitted
bodice and full skirt, which
formed a court train. Her full
longth veil, attached to orange
blossoms, waa of imported silk il
lusion. She carried a bouquet
identical of that of Miss Skipper.
Her only ornament was a strand
of pearls, gift of the bridegroom.
Miss Marie Williams was maid
of-honor to Miss Joyner. She wore
s dress of blue taffeta fashioned
with fitted bodice and full gath
ered skiit. Her bouquet was of
delphinium and tuberoses. R. G.
Barr, father of the bridegroom, at
tended his son as best man and
his ushers were Lloyd Capps,
cousin of the bride, and Cecil
Barr of Birmingham, Ala., brother
of the bridegroom.
Mrs. Joyner, mother of the
bride, was gowr.ed in black crepe
with fuchsia accessories and a
corsage of orchids, he bride
groom’s mother wore a dress of
navy and white with^navy acces
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sories and a corsage of pink tube
Mrs. Easterling is the daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. James D. Skip
per of Carolina Beach road. Mr.
Easterling is the son of Mrs. M.
H. Haar and the late D. M. East
erling of Wilmingtcn. He served in
the armed forces for three years
in the European theatre.
Mrs. Barr is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Ellis K. Joyner. Mr.
E>arr is the son of Mr. and Mrs.
R. G. Barr of Carolina Beach.
Out-of-town guests included: Mr.
and Mrs. D. H. Hir.es of Raleigh.
Paul Shaw of Lexington, Mr. anc
Mrs. C. M. Blair of Asheville, Mr.
and Mrs. Thomas G. Hines of Ra
leigh, Mrs. Le.nore Brown of Ala
mosa, Colo,, Richard Brown of
Alamosa, Colo., Mrs. H. E. Joy
ner, grandmother of the bride, of
Wake Forest, Mrs. Leach, grand
mother of the bridegroom, of
Charlotte, Mrs. W. B. Dunn, Mrs.
M. E. Joyner, Mrs. W. B. Dunn,
i - - - ~ ~ ■ —
Helen McKay Moore,
J. B. Tenney Married
NEW BERN, Sept. 14. — Miss
Helen McKay Moore and Jerry
Beasley Tenney were married
here Friday night, September 6,
in a candlelight service at the
bride’s home. The Rev. F. Hubert
Morris, pastor of the First Pres
byterian church, officiated before
an improvised altar in the living
Morris Parker was best man.
Miss Marian Moore, sister of the
bride, was maid-of - honor. She
wore a street-length dress of pow
der blue crepe, with a pink Juliet
cap trimmed with pink roses. Her
shoulder corsage was of pink
The bride was given in marriage
by her brother, William T. Moore.
She was attired in a street-length
dress of white crepe, designed
with sweetheart neckline, cap
sleeves, fitted bodice and full
skirt. Her Juliet cap was of white
tulle trimmed with white rose
buds, and her other accessrr’ss
were white. She carried a white
prayer book centered with a white
orchid and showered with white
• * *
Of Fall Fashions
The Lion’s club auxiliary of
Wrightsville Beach will sponsor a
fashion show and waltz contest, at
Lumina, September 20. at 9 p. m.
of fall and winter styles. These
stunning new models will be w'orn
by manneuins w'hich will include
Mary Jarman our Miss Wilmington
and Misses Kathrine Meier. Mrs.
Fred Williams. Iris Danford, Bar
bara Lew'is and others.
The exhibit will start promptly
at 9 o'clock and will last for 30
minutes after w’hich an old fash
ioned square dance will be staged
! and the W’altz contest held.
The SI admission, including tax.
; promises entertainment and fun for
i all w’ho come. The money will be
used for muchly needed welfare
work at the Bradley's Creek school.
Jr., oc Wake Forest and Cecil
Barr of Birmingham, Ala.
Immediately aftei t h e wedding
a reception was held at the home
of Mrs. Ira A. Hines. The house
was decorated with green and
white and illuminated by candle
light. Mrs. C. H. Eurnett and Mrs.
B. Dunn of Washington, D. C.,
presided at opposite ends of the
beautifully appointed table and
served punch and cake. The table
was laid with a lace cloth and
centered with an arrangement of
white asters and smilax and tall
white tapers. Mrs. Jane Hines pre
sided at the brides book.
The couples left for a wedding
MRS. JAMES LESTER JOHNSON—Who before her recent mar
riage at the Myrtle Beach Methodist church was Miss Juanita Ann
Granger, daughter of Mrs. Thomas F. Granger and the 'late Mr.
Granger of Fair Bluff. Capt. Johnson is the son of Mr. and Mrs.
Charles P. Johnson of Myrtle Beach, S. C.
Roy W. Baynham
Wed In Georgia
In a quiet ceremony at the Bap
tist church in Augusta, Ga., Jean
Elizabeth Strayhorn, daughter of
Mrs. A. A. Strayhorn and the late
Mr. Strayhorn of Wilmington, be
came the bride of Roy Walker
Baynham, son of the late Mr. and
Mrs. Mark Baynham of Augusta,
on Saturday, September 7 at 5:50
Against a background of palms
and ferns, altar vases of white
gladioli, and branched candelabra
holding burning tapers the cere
mony was performed by the Rev.
Sheffield, pastor of the church. A
program of nuptial music rendered
by Mrs. Edenfield included “Be
cause.” “I Love You Truiy,” and
“0 Promise Me.”
The bride had as her only at
tendant Mrs. Alton Groves of Wil
mington. She wore a street length
dress of soft yellow with black
accessories. Her bouquet was of
blue delphinium and yellow roses.
The bride entered the church
with her brother, William D. Stray
horn of Durham, who gave her in
marriage. She wore a lovely dresa
of aqua lame with matching gloves
and a black feather hat. Her bou
quet of pink roses was centered
with an orchid and tied with pink
The bride’s mother were a soft
pink dress with black accessories
and a corsage of American Beauty
Mr. Baynham had as his best
man, his brother, Mark Baynham.
Nellie G. Dixon,
A. G. Fulcher Wed
BRIDGETON. Sept. 14. — Miss
Nellie Gray Dixon and Arthur G.
Fulcher were married here Friday
night, September 6, in a candle
light wedding ceremony performed
by the Rev. J. C. Griffin, pastor,
in the Bridgeton Free Will Baptist
church. The double-ring ceremony
Mrs. Bill Gaskins, pianist, and
Billy Benners, soloist, rendered a
program of nuptial music.
Linwood W. Fulcher acted as
best man for his brother. The ush
ers were Reni Stilley and George
Miss Polly Stilley was maid-of
honor. She wore soft gray wool,
with black accessories. Her arm
bouquet was of red rosebuds.
The bride was given in marriage
by her brother, Dewey L. Dixon.
She wore natural wool, designed
with the turtle neckline, fitted bo
dice and full skirt. Her Dutch bon
net was of black rulent trimmed
with black feathers. Her other ac
cessories were black. She carried
a prayer book centered with an or
chid and showered with lilies of
After the ceremony, the couple
left on a wedding trip to unan
nounced points. The bride changed
to a black and aqua suit, with
black accessories and the orchid
from her prayer book. Upon their
return, they will live on route 1,
His ushers were Jim Scott and John
After the ceremony, a reception
was held at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Ma'rk Baynhaitf. The couple
later left for a wedding trip to
New York. Upon their return they
wi’l reside in Augusta.
For traveling the bride wore a
dressmaker suit of light grey with
black accessories, and the orchid
from her bouquet.
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