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Miss Dora Louise Bunch Becomes Bride Of Boyette Stevens Parkinson In Impressive Ceremony Nov. 23 The Benton Methodist Church was the scene of an impressive afternoon wedding Sunday, No vember 23, when Miss Dora Lou ise Bunch, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Bunch of Benton, and Boyette Stevens Parkinson, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. B. S. Park inson of Durant, were united in marriage. The Rev. R. E. Allsworth per formed the beautiful double-ring ceremony before an altar flanked on either side with tree baskets of white chrysanthemums. A program of nuptial music was rendered by Mrs. Hardy Mc Kie of Pickens. She accompanied Travis Fouche, Jr. who sang “Be cause," “All For You," and at the close of the ceremony, “The Lord’s Prayer." The bride chose as her matron of honor Mrs. Ed Stewart of Yazoo City. She wore a waltz length dress of gold net over taffeta with a strapless bodice and a net stole. The bouffant skirt featured fluted ruffles. She carried an arm bou quet of bronze chrysanthemums. Miss Tommie Dickerson of Goodman and Miss Geraldine Al dy of Jackson served as brides maids. They wore aqua dresses identical to that worn by the ma tron of honor. Their bouquets were of pink carnations with rib bon streamers. The little flower girl was Mary Frances Fouche. She wore a dress of white satin with a head band of white carnations and ribbon. Rose petals were dropped from a tiny white basket. Roy Parkinson of Durant at tended his brother as best man. Groomsmen were Dick Gillan ol Baldwinsville, New York- and T O. Carpenter of Carthage. The lovely bride, who was giv DR. ROLAND STEVENS Optometrist General Eye Care Tuesday and Saturday (Over Beall's Drug Store) 4 % 1 BE a I HAPPY I SAHT* i I NEXT I I '»» M l amt I Ei.H fi I mm£ % i ?J We can help you save; The easy-on-fhe-budget way! ! 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Reception Follows Immediately following the cere mony a reception was held in the home of the bride’s aunt, Mrs. Wilburn W. Holloway. The guests were greeted at the door by Mrs. Holloway and Mrs. Bunch and Miss Jean Ella Wor they of Pickens presided at the bride’s book. The bride’s table was covered with a beautiful lace cloth and centered with a three-tiered wed ding cake, flanked by white can dles, ferns and chrysanthemums. Assisting with the serving were Mrs. J. L. Bunch, sister-in-law of the bride, Miss Alice Fouche, Ann Hughes, and Janie Thorn ton, students at Holmes Junior College. Also assisting were Jo Ann Paschal, cousin of the bride and Miss Yolanda Hearst. For hor wedding trip the bride chose a suit of brown wool with beige accessories. Upon their re turn the couple will be at home on the campus of Holmes Junior College. Dinner Guests Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Leach of Kosciusko were dinner guests on Saturday evening of her broth er, Mr. and Mrs. Les O’Briant. Monday Guests Mr. and Mrs. Pat SummerhiH and children, Kay and Jim vv e dinner guests Monday evening in the home of Mr. and »rs. Wheeler Hawkins. Mrs. .Sum merhill attended the meeting of the OES. Gunter-Gibson Marriage Vows Pledged Sept. 7 At Sidon Ceremony Mrs. E. R. Gibson of Durant an Iwunces the marriage of her daughter, Miss Barbara Lee Gib son, to Mr. Thomas Young Gunter, son of Mrs. Tommie York. The marriage vows were pledg ed in a ceremony held at the home of the Baptist minister, the Rev. R. L. Jordan, at Sidon on September 7th, 1952. They were accompanied by their mothers, Mrs. Gibson and Mrs. York. Both young people are popular members of the senior class at Durant High School and will con tinue their school work toward graduation in May. Announcement of the marriage was postponed until the end of football season so that the groom, a star football player, could finish out the season. Mrs. Gunter, as Miss Gibson, is one of Durant’s loveliest young girls and was last year Mississip pi Queen of the Forest. She is active in school and church life in the community. The couple is at home with the bride’s mother. Bride-Elect Honored With Canasta Party At Gunn Home Mrs. T. C. Gunn and daughter, Mrs. Frank Burrell, entertained with two tables of canasta tor Miss Ann Bowie Friday afternoon in the Gunn home. Prizes were given to Mrs. j lr ry Ellis, high score winner, *lrs Jimmy Hand won second nigh and Mrs. Dewitt MoGriff, bingo prize winner, who in turn pre sented their gifts to the honoree. An artistic arrangement of magnolia leaves with silver orna ments were used on the mantle. The guests were served Cokes during the games and at the con clusion, cranberry salad, sand wiches, potato chips and Russian tea. The hostesses gift was a silent butler. Yisitinf Sister * Mrs. P. M. Hines of Sallis is visiting her sister, Mrs. J. H Lockhart. , I Mrs. Hand Hostess To UDC Dec. 3rd I Mrs. W. T. Hand opened her beautiful home on the Lexington road last Wednesday afternoon to the Durant Daughters Chapter with a large attendance. The home was decorated with attractive arrangements of nan dina berries and open bolls of cotton. The meeting was opened with reading of chapter ritual and fol lowed with prayer by Mrs. Myr tle Moore. Mrs. A. L. Stevens gave an in teresting tblk on “Ministers, Priests and Chaplains of the Con federacy.” Roll call, interesting facts about old southern churches. Mrs. Walter Odom favored the chapter with several very beauti ful old southern piano numbers. The gracious hostess, assisted by Mrs. Jimmy Hand and Mrs. Preston Durham served a deli cious party plate to the members and one guest, Mrs. Charles Pres ton Durham. The chapter was happy to have present one of its members, Mrs. Lillian Ernst of New York. Visit Mother Mr. E. G. Stannard and grand daughter Vivian Stannard spsnt Thanksgiving with his mother, Mrs. Alden Stannard in Durj it. Jackson Visitors Mrs. Pugh Winbom, Mrs. J. T.l Neely, Miss Marion Bicknell, Miss Elba Humphries and Mrs. T. S. Humphries were Jackson visitors Monday. Loft Tuesday Mr. and Mrs. Waiter Odom left Tuesday morning to welcome their new grandson, Walter Nnl at Biloxi. He is the son of Lt. and Mrs. Jim Dye Odom. Jackson Visitors Mrs. J. E. Brown and Mrs. W. E. Durham were Jackson visitors Monday. Visit Sanders Mr. H. B. Sargent and Mrs. J. G. Ashe spent several days last week in the home of Mr. .ind Mrs. W. B. Sanders and to be with his son, Henry Sargent, oi Arizona. -- • Honored With Dinner Mr. Zane Gray was honored with a surprise birthday dinner at his home Saturday evening. Guests were James Earl Oliver and Miss Margie Diggers of W:i nona, Mr. and Mrs. James Weeks and daughter, Nancy. Jackson Visitor Mrs. Tom Ashley and Mrs. J. D. Alsbury visited in Jackson on Wednesday. In Jackson Mrs. Eugene Cole was a Ja :k son visitor Tuesday and Wed nesday. Jackson Visitors Mr. and Mrs. Hal Gilston were Jackson visitors Wednesday. Weofcswd Guosts Mr. and Mrs. Homer Terry, Becky and Homer, Jr., were weekend guests of her brother, Mr. and Mrs. Elmo Webb in Jackson. Kosciusko Visitors Mr. and Mrs. Henry Pittman and Inez visited Mrs Pittman’s sister, Mrs. Weaver Gilbert and Mr. Gilbert at Kosciusko Sunday Visits Relativels Mrs. C. V. Reese visited rela tives in Greenwood last week. Visited Mother Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Dickens and Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Dickens of Jackson visited their mother, Mrs. J. A. Dickens last Thursday. Talks To Husband Friends of Mrs. A. A. Porter, Jr. will be glad to know that she talked to her husband, Sfc. Porter Tuesday afternoon by phone in Oxford, England. Sgt. Porter has been in England for about two months. At Home Mr. W. S. Heggie has been ordered to bed by his doctor for a month’s rest from his duties at Howell-Heggie Drug Store. His many friends miss him uptown and wish for him an early snJ complete recovery. Wednesday Visitor Mr. Claud Wilkes was a Du rant and Lexington visitor on Wednesday of this week. - 1. . . 3E=-=g . =g=BB» i Hosiery, newest fall shades | Lingerie, slips, bras, panties, gowns and | pajamas in new satin nylon, in silks, | nylons and crepes ' Lounging Pajamas and Matching Dusters J all popular colors • E Nice selection of Purses, Gloves and £ Gift Hankies ft Gift linens for home, pillow cases, bridge sets, S napkins. t * FOR INFANTS: I | Wrap your infant in f (Baby Bunting, pink, blue, white and maze 5 Blankets, pastel colors | Loafer Sox for infants and children. S i * I * Just Received, New Shipment: § jv Suits and Toppers for the Spring Season. S | THE STY!" 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