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March 5, 1981

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The Malakoff News, Thursday, March 5, IM1--TA O0 Verla Kay Cook of Grapevine became the bride,-.gf Edward Lawrence Wilbanks of Athens on Saturday, Feb. 14, at 7 p.m. in the First Assembly of God, Malakoff. The Rev. Archie Fleming, the Rev. O. B. Cook, and the Rev. C. A. McBride performed the double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. O. B. Cook of Malakoff and the bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Wilbanks of Athens. The church was decorated with a spiraled arch and candleabras holding 100 candles. A unity candle was lighted as part of the ceremony. The bride and bridegroom each used a lighted candle carried by their mothers to light the unity candle. Music for the ceremony was provided by Bruce Grover of Coppell, pianist, and Mrs. C. A. McBride of Coppell as organist. Dale Wilbanks of Ft. worth sang "Evergreen". Mary Ann McBride and Debbie Rogers of Coppell sang "Worthy" as the candles were being lighted. They also sang "Surely The Presence of The Lord Is In This Place", "Praise The Lord", and the congregation joined in singing the chorus of "How Great Thou Art." Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a formal wedding gown of ivory Qiana fashioned with a scoop neckline, gathered bodice and long, full sleeves. The natural waistline was ac- cented with a sash and the skirt swept to a chapel length train. Her veil of illusion was cathedral length and edged in lace. The veil attached to a Juliet cap of lace and appliqued flowers accented with clusters of pearls. She carried a cascade bouquet of white spoon mums and baby's breath and starburst of roses. Velda Ann Cook of Memphis, Tenn. served her sister as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Deana Cain of Carrollton, Debbie King of Malakoff, Kathy Blakeney of Irving. Denise BRig of Canton was flower girl. Dale Wilbanks, brother of the bridegroom, was best man. Groom- smen were Dan Middleton, Michael Poarch and Joe Agnes of Athens. Brady Hughes and Jim Kirkland of Athens served as ushers. Billy Wilbanks of Houston was ring bearer. A reception was held in the church fellowship hall immediately following the ceremony. After a wedding trip the couple will make their home in Grapevine. The bride is a graduate of Malakoff High School, Tarrant County Junior College, Sam Houston State University and Texas Women's University. She is employed by K&M Jewelry of New York, N. Y. The bridegroom is a graduate of Sam Rayburn High School, Henderson Coun- ty Junior College and Texas Eastern University. He is currently employed by the Oil State Rubber Company in Arlington. Out-of-town guests at the wedding came from Houston, Pasadena, Waxahachie, Coppell, Louisville, Carrollton, Sherman, Canton and Grand Prairie. JO LYNN CORNELISON-LESTER MARUIN TOLSON Boyd Cornel(son of Star the engagement and thing marriage of their 'o Lynn, to Lester Maruin is the son of Mrs. Ina and the late Felix Tolson of The wedding is planned for March 21 in Fairfield, Iowa. The bride-to-be is a graduate of North Texas State University. Tolson is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin. :i MR. AND MRS. TONY LYNN AUTRY MRS. EDWARD WILBANKS weeds & Malakoff Nursery & " ,aroen { enter 734 W. Royall Blvd. Gary Reaves 489-1521 Ralph Reaves II iiiii I ~1i Robin Harris weds Tony Autry Feb. 14 SHERRY JO HOLT-- CHARLES C. BIEG 111 Carl D. Holt of Mabank the engagement and ap- of their daughter, Charles C. Bieg, III of is a 1975 graduate of [igh School and a 1980 Bible College groom-to.be, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles C, Bieg II of Grand Saline, has recently completed seven years of ser- vice in the U.S. Coast Guard. He is presently employed with Reed Electric Company of Canton. An afternoon wedding is planned for March 22 at 4 p.m. at Trinity Faith Cen- ter in Gun Barrel City. All friends arid relatives of the couple are invited to attend. Lange up old time sandwich with raisins of the same old peanut butter economics staff of the Texas Agricultural Extension Service, The one cup peanut butter Texas A&M University System. raisins and one- carrots, says CasS a foods and nutrition make enough spread for six she adds. is on the home takes one-fifth over 18 years, the cost of takes about 19 percent of s after-tax income -- or about of the total family take ELECTRIC t, Refrigerators . Freezers : ashers , Dryers TV's, Radi0s, Ceiling Fans * Air %r d tioners "'( ',(lille l)~ llli(l ~ee , (is before ~ .u iluy" 214 N. Terry ' 489-1506 Malakoff Mr. and Mrs. Louis A. Jetter of Carolynn Estates on Cedar Creek Lake announce the marriage of their daughter, Robin Jeanene Harris, to Tony Lynn Autry. The wedding was held Feb. 14, 1961 at the home of the bride's parents. The couple will make their home in Tyler. Post Oak Cemetery donations Mrs. Clara Jo Davis $25, in memory of Son Turlington; Mr. and Mrs. Grover R. Sims $10, in memory of Roy Anding; Mr. and Mrs. Willie V. Sims $15, in memory of Roy Anding; Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Carter $10, in memory of Roy Anding; and Mr. and Mrs. R.C. Price and Madonna Price Lane $15, in memory of Roy Anding. Also Mr. Alton Allen $1S, to Mr. and t Mrs. M.C. Turlington in memory of Son Turlington; Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Davis $5, in memory of Son Turlington; and Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Williams $15, in memory of Roy Anding. ' . Air Conditioning. Car & Trucks . Brakes . Tune-Ups . Oil & Grease. Parts & Supplies Electrical Work YOUR LEE TIRE DEALER CHECK OUR LOW PRICES BEFORE YOU BUY! AUTOWE FiX FLATS! 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