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Married At Home -- Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Eugene Bateman who were married during an evening ceremony August 23 at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alva Phelps, with the Reverend Merle Melton officiating. For the ceremony, attended by members of the two families and a few close friends, the bride, the former Miss Mary Evelyn Phelps, selected a white linen daytime frock, studded around the neckline with pearls and rhinestones. A half hat of navy blue trimmed with a brief nose veil and a double row of pearls, and matching accessories completed her costume. Her flowers were red carnations worn in a shoulder corsage. The bride attendants were Mrs. Arthur Eater, matron of honor and Miss Estalee Phelps, junior bridesmaid. The bridegroom, son of Mrs. Luther Bateman of Dix and the late Mr. Bateman had Mr. Eater has his best man. Little Billie Gene Phelps, brother of the bride served as ring bearer. The Wedding guest remained for a reception at the Phelps home after the ceremony. A shower and charivari in the honor of the newly married couple will be held at the Phelps home Sept. 1. Mr. Bateman a member of the United States Marine Corps is stationed at Santa Ann, Calif.
[Submitted By: Kiowana Hayes Ferguson]

January Wedding Mr. and Mrs. Donald Elliston
Announcement is being made by Mr. and Mrs. Roy L. Champ of Woodlawn, of the marriage of their daughter , Miss Fayelda Champ, and Donald L. Elliston which took place January 28. The Reverend James L. Feamon read the double ring ceremony in his home at 6:30 O’clock that evening. Miss Helen Allen of Mt. Vernon served as bride’s only attendant. Mr. Elliston, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Elliston of Waltonville, had Darrell Corners, of Woodlawn, as his best man. The young couple will make their home in Woodlawn.
[Submitted By: Kiowana Hayes Ferguson]

Clive Hartley and Irene Metcalg, were married Thursday, May 2. Their many friends wish them happiness.
[Waltonville Tribune, April 25, 1918 - Sub. by Cindy Ford]

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