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12/19/2004 Trent-Chamberlain Wedding

Leslie Denise Trent of Corsicana and Brian Clinton Chamberland of Waxahachie were united in marriage Oct. 9 at the Community Baptist Church with Darin Wood officiating at the double-ring ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Trent of Corsicana. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Trent, and Mrs. Leola Knight, all of Corsicana.

She is a 1997 graduate of Corsicana High School. She graduated from Navarro College in 2001 with an Associate of Arts degree, and in 2003 with an Associate of Science degree. Currently, she is interning at Texas A&M Commerce and expects to graduate in May 2005 with a Bachelor of Science degree.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Chamberland. He is the grandson of Carl Richard Chamberland of Ennis and the late Annie Chamberland, and Betty Jones of Waxahachie and the late M.H. Jones. He graduated in 1995 in Waxahachie.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a short-sleeved white satin Oleg Cassini gown with an off-the shoulder treatment, a beaded bodice and long sheer train. The veil she wore was crafted by her mother, and she carried a large multicolored fall bouquet.

She was attended by her maid of honor, Lisa Coston of Corsicana. Bridesmaids included Crystal Wills of Fairfield, Kim Bottoms of Purdon and Emily Griggs of Corsicana. The attendants wore long black skirts with three-quarter-cuff sleeve shirts and a maroon spaghetti-strap tank top underneath. They carried bouquets which included three daisies, a sunflower and a yellow rose. The matron of honor's bouquet contained an additional red rose.

Flower girls were Jacey Coston and Kaycie Chamberland, both of Corsicana. They walked barefooted, wearing black and white Capri pants with daisies around the bottom and white peasant-top shirts with matching daisies around the bottom ruffle.

Jason Chamberland of Longview was the best man, with Chris Coston of Corsicana, Marshall Bottoms of Purdon and Rod Sharp of Italy serving as groomsmen.

Ring bearers were Cody Chamberland and Lane Trent, both of Corsicana.

Candlelighters and ushers were J. R. Trent and Zack Ivy, both of Corsicana.

The groomsmen, ushers and ring bearers wore black Wranglers with long-sleeved white shirts.

Music was provided by Arron Cottongame who sang "You Had Me From Hello" as the bridesmaids and groomsmen entered, and Julie Wood sang "Because You Loved Me" during the lighting of the unity candle.

House party members included Rami Coppick of Garland who acted as coordinator, Karl Craig of Corsicana who provided videography at the wedding and reception, and Tine Delayne of Waxahachie who took photographs.

Two heart-shaped wreaths decorated by the groom's mother adorned the front door of the church. Inside, a driftwood arch at the altar was covered with fall leaves, daisies and sunflowers. A square bale of hay decorated in a fall motif stood at each side of the arch along with V-shaped candelabras covered with fall leaves.

Fall leaves surrounded the unity candles, and pews were decorated with green, maroon, gold and silver bows adorned with sunflowers and scarecrows.

A reception at Corsicana Inn followed the ceremony where candles and fall flowers rested on tables draped with fall tablecloths. The dance floor was surrounded by bales of hay and scarecrows, and a live disk jockey provided the music. Rose Cameron provided the buffet line.

The bride's cake, made in a three-tier heart-shaped design, was decorated with fresh fall flowers and topped with a cowboy and cowgirl decoration.

The groom's butter pecan cake, made by Gracie Trent, was made in the shape of overalls with matching overalls colors, pockets and baseball decorations.

Linda Chamberland hosted the rehearsal dinner at Corsicana Inn the day before the wedding.

Guests came from Corsicana, Waxahachie, Waco, Mansfield, Italy, Fairfield and Purdon.

Following a honeymoon weekend in San Antonio, the couple made their home in Waxahachie


12/19/2004 Smith-Canady Wedding

Jana K. Smith of LaRue and Jason R. Canady of Kerens were united in marriage June 12 at the Trinidad Community Center with Harry Hollingsworth officiating at the double-ring ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Terry and Kim Smith of LaRue. Given in marriage by her father, she chose a country theme, reflected in her attire, the wedding music and her bouquet of red, white and blue flowers. Jacob Boss and daughter Savannah Canady served as ring bearers, and a reception was held following the ceremony.

The bride is a graduate of LaPoyner High School and is currently employed by the Trinidad Housing Authority.

The groom is the son of Bert Perry of Trinidad. He is a graduate of Caney High School and is employed by the Kerens Police Department.

The couple has made their home in Kerens


12/19/2004 Velasquez-Story Engagement




Anita Velasquez and Douglas Story, both of Corsicana, are pleased to announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

The wedding will take place Jan. 22 at the First Baptist Church in Blooming Grove.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Thomas and Deborah Lehmann of Clyde. She is a 1998 graduate of Clyde High School, and she served in the U.S. Army from July 1998 to July 2002. She received her paralegal certificate from Hardin Simmons University in Abilene. She is currently employed by Corsicana ISD at Drane Intermediate School and at Candy Cane Corner.

The groom-to-be is the son of Bobbie Webster of Huntington and Claude Story of Houston. He is a 2000 graduate of Blooming Grove High School and will complete his course of study at the Navarro College Police Academy Dec. 17.


1/2/2005 Archer-Hodge Engagement




Jim and Judy Hodge of Corsicana are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their son Jeff to Lauren Archer.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Mike and Wendy Archer of Sugar Land. She is a graduate of Clements High School in Sugar Land, and a 2003 graduate of Sam Houston State University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in speech communications. She was an active member of Alpha Delta Pi and served as president of her sorority. She is employed by Intercontinental Dallas Hotel as a sales coordinator.

The groom-to-be is a graduate of Corsicana High School and graduated from Sam Houston State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in kinesiology. He served as president of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity. He works in sales and management with 24 Hr. Fitness in Dallas.

The couple has planned a Feb. 12 wedding at the First Baptist Church in Richmond.


1/2/005 Hutson-Grant Engagement




April Hutson of Garland and Jason Grant of Chatfield are pleased to announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Kay Hutson of Garland and the late Bill Hutson. She is employed with NSG Corp. in Garland.

The groom-to-be is the son of Bob and Rhonda Grant of Chatfield. He is employed as a detective with the Corsicana Police Department.

The wedding is scheduled to take place in February


1/16/2004 Raines-Lockett Wedding


Autumn Nicole Raines and Joshua Luke Lockett were united in marriage Jan. 1 in the chapel at White Bluff Resort with Joe Dowdy of Frost Baptist Church officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Chris and Patty Raines of Clifton. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Raines of Laguna Park and Mrs. Eileen Raines of Aquilla.

The groom is the son of Gordon and Judy Lockett of Frost. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Arden Lockett of Joshua and Mrs. Luzelle Beene of Frost.

The bride wore a strapless gown of ivory French lace over silk charmeuse satin with a semi-chapel length train designed by Melissa Sweet. She carried a bouquet of pink majolica, Delores and Rosita vendela roses mixed with pink heather and wax flowers.

Sarah Raines, sister of the bride, served as the maid of honor, with Leah Crow attending as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Lindsey Driver and Jaryn Lockett, sister of the groom.

The attendants wore mock two-piece strapless gowns with A-line skirts. Their aubergine-colored gowns featured wide bands of ivory aclenon lace over the bodices, and they carried long-stemmed white calla lilies. Elizabeth Dowdy, the flower girl, wore a sleeveless aubergine dress of crystal satin and chiffon that featured a natural waistline with a pick-up full skirt. She carried a kissing ball that matched the bride's bouquet, and wore a tiara of pink sweetheart roses and wax flowers in her hair.

The best man was Matt Farmer. Groomsmen were Justin Howard, Jordan Revill and Nathan Raines, brother of the bride. Ushers were Corey Johnson, David Kaddatz, Cory Raines and Brandon Crawford. The groomsmen wore black tuxedos with black satin trim, white shirts, and black ties, accented by boutonnieres of juniper with purple and white berries. Will Dowdy, the ring bearer, carried a white lace pillow created by the bride's grandmother from the wedding dress of the bride's mother.

Soloist Lisa Payne, guitarist Jimmy Schmidt, harpist Susan Scrivner and the

Brazos Strings Quartet provided music. Steven Payne read an opening scripture.

Following the ceremony, guests were treated to short a video by Mike Montfort depicting the couple's activities from childhood through college.

A reception followed at the Lighthouse Restaurant overlooking Lake Whitney. During the reception the groom sang "I Love You Truly" to his bride while close friend Jim Jobe accompanied him on guitar. Guests also were entertained by the singing of "The Aggie War Hymn" by members of the bridal party.

The rehearsal dinner, hosted by the groom's parents, was held at The Trophy Grill on New Year's Eve.

The bride will graduate from Texas A&M University in May 2006 with a Bachelor of Science degree in early childhood education. She is employed by Texas A&M Children's Center.

The groom will graduate in May with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history, and plans to attend Truett Seminary upon graduation. Currently he is employed by Independence Baptist Church as youth minister.

Following a honeymoon in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, the couple will make their home in Independence.


1/16/2005 Broussard-Kilcrease Engagement




Mr. and Mrs. Joe Dan Kilcrease of Kerens are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their son Wesley Allen Kilcrease of Kerens to Julie Nell Broussard of Waco.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Byron Broussard of Katy, and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Sumrall of Baker, La., and Mrs. Alyne Broussard of Houston.

She is a graduate of Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa, and Baylor University in Waco. Currently, she is enrolled in the Associate Degree Nursing Program at McClennan Community College.

The groom-to-be is a graduate of Kerens High School and Stephen F. Austin University in Nacogdoches. He is currently employed by the City of Waco Fire Department.

The wedding will take place March 12 at the Austin Avenue United Methodist Church in Waco.


1/16/2005 Watkins-Pate Engagement




Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Watkins are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Brooke Lindsey to Jeremy Joseph Pate, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Pate of Columbia, Tenn.

The bride-elect is working toward her Bachelor's Degree in Education at Texas A&M Commerce, and is currently employed at Bank One in Corsicana.

The groom-to-be has a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from Middle Tennessee State University and a Master's Degree in Ministry from Freed-Hardeman University in Henderson, Tenn. Currently he is employed as youth minister at Westhill Church of Christ.

The wedding will take place May 14 at Westhill Church of Christ in Corsicana.



2/20/2005 Morgan-Lewis Wedding

Kenna Erin Morgan of Simon, Okla., and James Ray Lewis of Dawson were united in marriage Dec. 18 at the Falconhead Chapel in Burneyville, Okla., with Gary Labeth officiating at the double ring ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Finley and Sharon Morgan of Simon, Okla. She is the granddaughter of Kenneth and Jean Parker of Ardmore, Okla., and the late Jimmy and Mary Morgan.

The groom is the son of James and Angie Lewis of Dawson. He is the grandson of Sonny and Sammie Lewis of Dawson, and Martha Dodson and Madge Ray, both of Corsicana.

The stage was set with a large 15-branch arch-shaped brass candelabra entwined with greenery and white roses. It was flanked by two seven-branch candelabras, also accented with greenery and white roses.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a white satin gown with a round neckline and cap sleeves. The bodice was accented with pearls and sequins, as were the bottom of the dress and the cathedral-length train. She wore a fingertip veil and carried a bouquet of white roses, stephanotis, English ivy and baby's breath. She wore a string of pearls that belonged to her grandmother.

The matron of honor was Katie Korstjens of Holdenville, Okla., friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Robyn Large of Mounds, Okla., Winona Almuete of Dawson and Shawnda Day of Ardmore, Okla., friends of the bride. The attendants each wore a long periwinkle gown with a draped neckline and flutter sleeves. They carried bouquets of white roses and baby's breath.

The flower girl was Kylie Large of Mounds, Okla., friend of the bride, and the ring bearer was Conner Kelsey of Pine Bluff, Ark., cousin of the groom.

The best man was John Lewis of Dawson, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Heath Chasteen and Steve McCormich, friends of the groom, and Ricky Murray, cousin of the groom, all of Dawson.

The groom and groomsmen each wore a black tuxedo with a black satin vest and tie, accented with a white rose boutonniere.

Serving as candle lighters were Anthony Tipton, cousin of the bride, and Shawnda Day, friend of the bride, both of Ardmore, Okla. Ushers were Jimmy Morgan of Simon, Okla., brother of the bride, and Chris Kelsey of Pine Bluff, Ark., cousin of the groom.

Attending the guest book was Kathryn Onstott, friend of the bride and groom.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the Falconhead Country Club. The bride's cake was made by Peggy Blount.

Serving at the reception were members of the bride's basketball team.

She is a graduate of Turner High School and Southeastern Oklahoma State University, and she is employed as a basketball coach at Waurika High School.

The groom is a graduate of Dawson High School, and he attended McLennan College. He is employed at Wilson Cattle Company in Ringling, Okla.

The rehearsal dinner was hosted by the groom's parents at Cattleman Steakhouse in Ardmore, Okla.

After a wedding trip to Taos, N.M., the couple made their home in Waurika, Okla.
 


2/20/2005 Prowell-Davis Engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell Prowell of Barry and Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Castellow of Corsicana are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Jessica Ann Prowell to Tony Wayne Davis.

The groom-to-be is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Davis of Blooming Grove.

The wedding will take place May 14 at Central Baptist Church in Blooming Grove, with a reception at Twin Oaks Ranch following the ceremony.


2/20/2005 Stokes-Northcutt Engagement



Jack and Johnnie Wood of Plano are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Lauren Stokes to Ryan Northcutt of Dallas.

The bride-elect, a Dallas resident, is a 1998 graduate of Corsicana High School and a 2001 graduate of Baylor University in Waco. She is a member of Kappa Alpha Theta, Gamma Beta Phi and the Golden Key National Honor Society. Currently she is employed as a real estate consultant by RealFoundations in Dallas.

The groom-to-be is the son of Richard and Lorrayne Giese of San Antonio. He is a graduate of Robert E. Lee High School in San Antonio, and a 2001 graduate of Baylor University in Waco. He is a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon, Ducks Unlimited, AITP and IFC, and he is the owner and president of I Net Solutions.

The wedding will take place April 23 in Dallas

 


2/20/2005 McCollum-Baker Engagement



David and Janice McCollum are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Shana to Randall Baker, the son of Joe and Connie Beck of Seven Points.

The bride-elect is a 1994 graduate of Corsicana High School and she is employed as the vision center manager at Wal-Mart in Mexia.

The groom-to-be is a 1994 graduate of Lancaster High School and he is employed by Cingular Wireless as a national retail account executive.

The wedding will take place June 2 at Faith Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church in Corsicana.

 


3/13/2005 Carroll-Dockery Engagement
Corsicana Daily Sun



Tish Arnett and Mike Hudson along with Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Carroll are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Megan Louise Carroll to Michael Alan Dockery.

The bride-elect graduated from Corsicana High School in 2002 and she is currently employed at the office of Dr. R. B. Gober while pursuing a teaching degree at Navarro College.

The groom-to-be is the son of Thomas Dockery and the late Beverly Dockery. He is a 1998 graduate of Corsicana High School and is currently employed by the City of Corsicana as a police officer.

The wedding will take place May 14 at the home of Judy and Wayne Nelson in Corsicana.


 


3/13/2005 Martin-Orsak Engagement




Nancy E. and Robert T. Martin of Champaign, Ill., are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Lisa Kathleen to Charles Aaron Orsak of San Diego, Calif.

The bride-elect, a resident of San Diego, Calif., is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Eisner Jr. of Champaign, Ill. She is a graduate of Champaign Central High School and the University of Illinois. She is a member of Sigma Kappa social sorority and is currently employed by California Search Consultants in San Diego, Calif.

The groom-to-be is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Charles G. Orsak Jr. of Corsicana. He is the grandson of Clessa Lawson of Corsicana and Champaign, Ill., and the late Charles Lawson, and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Orsak of Wichita Falls.

He is a graduate of Corsicana High School and attended the University of Texas at Austin. He is an associate producer for Midway Games Inc. in San Diego, Calif.

The wedding will take place June 18 in Champaign, Ill.

 


7/3/2005 - Lewis-Williams Engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Lewis are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Elizabeth Dunne Lewis to Dana Lynn Williams.
The bride-elect is a 1999 graduate of Corsicana High School and she is employed by Trinity Clinic in Corsicana.
The groom-to-be is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Bedenbaugh of Ennis and Roger Williams of Corsicana. A 1992 graduate of Corsicana High School, he is employed by MPP Group.
The wedding will take place Sept. 24 at The Riata at Reunion Ranch.


July 3, 2005 - Green-Weiner Engagement

Ken and Barbara Green of Powell are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Emily Ann to Ross Edward Weiner, both of Bayou Vista.
The bride-elect is a 1993 graduate of Kerens High School and a 1997 graduate of the University of Texas in Austin. She is employed by Galveston Veterinary Clinic.
The groom-to-be is the son of Ed and Marcy Weiner of Onowa, Iowa. A 1991 graduate of South Tama County High School, he is the owner of Aquatone.
The wedding will take place in late summer.
 


Sterling / Miller

The engagement and approaching marriage of Miss Norma Sterling, daughter of Governor and Mrs. Ross S. Sterling, to Cleo Miller of Corsicana was announced in Austin Saturday. No date for the marriage has been set. Mr. Miller is District Attorney of Navarro County and a son of Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Miller of Wellington.

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BELL-WRIGHT

Nuptials Sunday

Miss Fannie Kate Wright, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. G. Wright of Alma, and Ward Bell, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Bell of Rice, were married Sunday afternoon at 4 o’clock at the Methodist Parsonage at Rice with the pastor, Rev. H. C. Bowman, officiating with the ring ceremony.
Those witnessing the ceremony were Misses Ruth Wright, Thelma Lummus and Myrtis Ward, Messrs. Angus Edens and Gilbert Wright.
Mr. and Mrs. Bell will make their home in Rice, where Mr. Bell is employed with a gin company. Following the ginning season, they will move to Wortham, where he will be associated in business with his brother.
Immediately after the wedding Mr. and Mrs. T. G. Wright entertained them with a dinner at their home in Alma.

Notes:

  • View Newspaper Clipping
  • This article probably appeared in the Ennis Newspaper shortly after October 11, 1931, which was the date of their marriage.
  • Submitted by their daughter, Jane Bell Smith

     

English Johnson & Miss Simpson

Were Married in J. Jacobs Store
Saturday J. Jacobs threw open the doors to his enlarged store and customers soon filled the place, and men and women come and went; presently a young couple appeared and asked permission to be married in the store, being accompanied by a minister, the request was promptly granted and soon a throng had surrounded them while the ceremony was being performed. The couple was English Johnson Miss Simpson both of the Kerens community. So the opening of the new store was christened by a marriage, and Mr. Jacobs says that his sales have been great ever since.

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Lieutenant John P. Garrity & Miss Marguerite Donnovan

MARRIED SON., LEFT FOR CAMP TRAVIS

Miss Marguerite Donnovan, the only daughter of Mrs. Rose Donnovan, and Lieutenant John P. Garrity of Corsicana, but now in the federal service at Camp Travis, San Antonio, were married at the Catholic church Sunday morning at 10:30 o'clock, Father Smythe officiating with the ring ceremony of the Catholic church.

The church was simply but prettily decorated with cut flowers and ferns. On opposite sides of the altar were vases of bride's bridesmaid roses, thus making a pink and white effect.

The bride came to the altar on the arm of the groom, attended by Miss Loyola Devaney and Mr. Horace Powell of Commerce.

The bride was attired in a coat suit of brown broadcloth with accessories to match and she never looked prettier than on this occasion, ber [sic] beauty being heightened by the arm bouquet of bride's roses.

The groom wore the conventional khaki officers uniform.

Miss Devaney was gowned in blue georgette crepe, embroidered in steel beads and she carried an arm cluster of bridesmaid's buds.

Lientenant [sic] Garrity comes of one of the most prominent families of Corsicana, is a graduate of Ft. Worth college, and the A. and M. college, is a young man of striking personality, with bright future before him. The only regret which he had on this happy occasion was the fact that his mother was too ill to be present at the ceremony.
The bride is a graduate of O. L. V. academy, Ft. Worth, and admirably fitted to preside over a home and its duties. Having been reared here she has won a wide circle of friends who wish her happiness along life's pathway, and prosperity in her new home and among her new acquaintances.

Among the many presents of cut-glass and silver, the one thing most cherished is a chest of hand made house linens, the gift of her mother.

Out of town guests were: Mesdames Mary Devaney, grandmother of the bride; J. P. Hogue and D. R. Langridge and son, Clifford, of Commerce. The bride and groom left on the Texas Special for San Antonio, followed by the good wishes of innumerable friends for the best things in life. - Greenville Banner.

The bride and groom are well known in this city, numbering their friends by their acquaintances, who will wish them much joy and happiness in their wedded life. The bride is the granddaughter of Mrs. Mary Devaney and niece of Mesdames J. P. Hogue and D. R. Langridge of this city, with whom she has spent much of her time. The groom will be remembered here as athletic instructor at E. T. N. C., resigning this position to enter the officers' training camp at Leon Springs. He is now with the machine gun batillion [sic], Depot Brigade, at Camp Travis.

Notes:

  • Commerce [Tex.] Journal, 21 Sep 1917
  • Submitted by Matt Cross

J. H. Sheppard and Mrs. Quinnie Martin

Corsicana Daily Sun - Wednesday, May 26, 1915

MARRIED HERE THIS MORNING.

Blooming Grove Couple Wedded In the Church of Christ.

J. H. Sheppard and Mrs. Quinnie Martin, both of Blooming Grove, were married at the Church of Christ here today at 11 o'clock, Rev. A. E. Walker, the pastor, officiating.

NOTES: Submitted by Diane Richards


McAfee/Garrett

Sybil Garrett Is Wed To John Lee McAfee Sunday
Miss Sybil Garrett and John Lee McAfee were married In a ceremony of local interest Sunday, August 8, at the First Methodist church in Gladewatcr. The Rev.
Eugene Harris was the officiating minister.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Garrett of Gilmer. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. L. R. McAfee of Corsicana.
The bride wore a two-piece dress of brown satin with matching accessories and a corsage of Vanda orchids.
Mr. and Mrs. McAfee will make their home in Gladewater, where he Is associated with the Palace Clothiers.
Mrs. McAfee Is a graduate of East Texas State Teachers' College at Commerce. Her husband served three years with the army In the European theater during
the late war, after graduation from Corsicana High school.

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Pat Cook & Octa Williams

Cryer Creek Girl Weds Frost Man
Miss Octa Williams, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Williams of Cryer Creek, became the bride of Pat Cook, son of Mrs. John Cook of Frost, January 28.

They were united in marriage by F. T. Fisher, pastor of McCord church.

Wedding Dinner
A dinner was given in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Pat Cook Sunday, January 29 in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Moore of Jones Ranch.

Those present were the honorees, Mr. and Mrs. Pat Cook, Roy Posey, Marie Williams, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Bailey and family, Mr. and Mrs. Will Cook and family, Mr. and Mrs. Tac King and family, Mr. and Mrs. Jess Cook and daughter, Mrs. John Cook, Mildred Williamson.—Contributed

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Byron S. McCurty & Carrie Perry

WERE MARRIED IN DALLAS

Blooming Grove Couple Marry Away From Home.

The Dallas News of yesterday published a marriage license issued there Saturday to Dr. B. S. McCurdy and Mrs. Carrie Norred, both of Blooming Grove.

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Dr. B. S. McCurdy & Mrs. Carrie Norred

WERE MARRIED IN DALLAS

Blooming Grove Couple Marry Away From Home.

The Dallas News of yesterday published a marriage license issued there Saturday to Dr. B. S. McCurdy and Mrs. Carrie Norred, both of Blooming Grove.

The Corsicana Daily Sun - Monday, July 19, 1915
Submitted by Diane Richards


McFadden-Green Wedding Is Held

Miss Gloria McFadden, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny McFadden of Powell, became the bride of Collin Green, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Green of Emmett Wednesday evening at 7 o’clock at the parsonage of Missionary Baptist church with the Rev. A. J. Kirkland as officiant.

The bride was attired in a two-piece dress of navy and rose crepe with navy accessories and a corsage of gardenias.

The bride attended Powell High School and is now employed at the Salle Ann Shop.  The bridegroom is a graduate of Emmett High School, served three and one-half years in the U. S. Army Air Forces and is now employed at the Miller Products Inc.

Mr. and Mrs. Green plan to make their home in Corsicana.

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Clyde Cottongame & Ruth Yates

EMMETT COUPLE MARRIED

Clyde Cottongame and Ruth Yates, both of Emmett, were married at the courthouse Monday morning by Justice of the Peace J. W. Sheppard.

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Smith-McAfee

Mr. Russell Smith of Jones Ranch and Miss Clemmie McAfee, one of Emmett’s most accomplished young ladies, were married at the home of the bride Tuesday morning, December 28, at 10:30 o’clock, Rev. M. L. Latham officiating.  Mr. Smith is the son of Mr. Vine Smith, whose family is well known for its integrity and kindly dealings with its fellowman.  They have resided in the Ranch community for a number of years and are liked by all who know them.  The groom like his family, is of a strong character and has many friends who will wish him happiness and prosperity.  The bride, too, is greatly beloved and will be missed much in her home community, because she was one of the leading young women of the Emmett community, especially in church work and other affairs of interest for the good of the community.  The home was beautifully decorated in green and white, and Mendelssohus Wedding March was played by Miss Ollie McAfee, assisted by Mr. DeWitt McAfee on the violin.  Some time after the ceremony was over a nice dinner was served, the bride’s cake also being cut , then the newly married couple left for their future home near Corsicana.  We, Their friends, regret having to give them up and are confident that they will do good in their new home community and our whole heart’s desire is that they, as man and wife, may be happy all their lives.

REPORTER.

Notes:

  • The Corsicana Daily Sun - Saturday, January 1, 1916

  • Clementine Zolena "Clemmie" McAfee & Russel Vines Smith


Court House

Items of interest From Temple of Justice

Marriage Licenses

Harold Dunagan and Mamie Ellis

Frank Carter and Bertha Weems

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Dozier-Armstrong

Miss Ollie Dozier
Married Saturday to
Stokes Armstrong

Miss Ollie Dozier, granddaughter of Mrs. Tadlock of Zion's Rest, became the bride of Stokes Armstrong, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Armstrong of Emhouse, on Saturday, May 6, at 5 p. m., in the North Corsicana Methodist church with Rev. A. K. Marney, pastor, reading the impressive ring ceremony.

They were accompanied by the bride's sister and her husband, Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Wright, and the groom's uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Stokes.

The bride was becomingly gowned in one of the new blue sheer crepes with white hat, shoes gloves and bag.

Immediately after the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Armstrong left for Dallas on a short honeymoon. Upon their return, they will be at home on the large Stokes farm out from Emhouse, with the groom's grandmother, Mrs. Fannie Stokes.

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Lavergne-Mays Rites Announced

Announcement has been made of the Marriage of Miss Rochel Lavergne to Capt. John C. Mays, son of Mrs. John C. Mays of this city. The wedding took place in Montreal, Canada, on March 12. Capt. Mays and his bride have returned to Bermuda where his is stationed with the U. S. Army air forces.

The Corsicana Daily Sun - Wednesday, March 23, 1949 - Submitted by Diane Richards

(John Chambliss was killed Nov. 3, 1949 –his son--
Steven John Chambliss Mays - was born in Corsicana Dec. 10, 1949)

Mrs. John C. Mays gave birth to a son Saturday. Mother and infant are doing nicely.

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