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Holt of Malakoff and Pillow of Athens were at S p.m. Friday, First Baptist Church of James Cbeatham was is the daughter of Mrs. of Malakoff and the late the granddaughter of L. McLain and of Malakoff. groom are Mr. and Pillow of Athens. are Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Ernest Pillow of selections were presented Perkins _ and organist was Jackson. Perkins accom- 'If as he sang "If", and "The Wedding given in marriage by Holt of Malakoff. A rose was presented to of the bride and groom by dOuble-ring ceremony the a formal white organza with chantilly lace and accented with featured a Queen and bishop sleeves. The designed with a lace Swept to a cathedral t MRS. WILLIAM train of cascading ruffles. A cathedral length illusion veil bordered with lace complemented the gown. For something old the bride carried a handkerchief which once belonged to her great-great grandmother. For something borrowed she wore a single strand of pearls belonging to her gran- dmother. She carried a cascading bouquet of white carnations, white roses, daisies and baby's breath accen- ted with greenery. For her daughter's wedding Mrs. Holt chose a formal length beige dress with accordian pleated skirt and lace collar. Mrs. Pillow chose an aqua blue velour street length dress. Attending the bride as maid of honor was Tai Shelton. Bridesmaids were Dee Ann Holt, sister of the bride; Jeanette Johnson; Mrs. Becky Pearson, sister of the groom; Mrs. Carla Palmer, cousin of the bride; and Kim CCombs. They wore fomal length organza dresses in rainbow colors. The bodice was accen- ted with an off the shoulder ruffle and spaghetti straps. The skit was accented with a bustle in the hack. The attendan- ts wore picture hats trimmed with rib- bon, lace and flowers complimenting their dresses. They carried nose gay bouquets of spring flowers in rainbow colors. Monica Holt, sister of the bride, was flower girl. She wore a pink organza MARK PILLOW dress identical to the brldesmaids. She carried a basket of rose petals. Keith Massengill was ring bearer. He wore a white suit and carried a white satin and lace heart shaped pillow. Attending the groom as best man was Clark Fincher. Serving as groomsmen were Jerry Foster, Charles Pillow, brother of the groom, Charlie Pearson, brother-in-law of the groom, Danny Owen and Dwayne Phillips. Ushers were Tim McLain of Mesquite, cousin of the bride, Kevin Holt and Kyle Holt of Mahank, cousins of the bride and Tommy Johnson of Athens. The alter of the church was decorated with two Christman tree Candelabra holding voltive candles and two slan- ting candelabra. The archway was covered with flowers in the bride's chosen rainbow colors. The prayer ben- ch and two palm trees complemented the setting. Following the ceremony a reception was held in the church Fellowship Hall. Miss Jana Drennan registered the guests. On the table was a Bible belonging to the bride's mother topped with a wedding bouquet. Serving at the bride's table was Cindy Hughes, Lori Rogers and Jeannie Brown. The table was covered with a white chiffon and net tablecloth accen- ted with bows. The centerpiece was a colored fountain topped with flowers. Serving at the groom's table was Cathy Cox, Sandy King and Paula Guill. Serving as a centerpiece on the blue cloth covered table was the bridesmaid's bouquets. The gift table was covered with a mint green cloth, accented by a picture of the bride and candelabra. Shannon Holt and Kim McLain, cousins of the bride, issued the programs and rice hags. For travel the bride and groom wore identical western attire. After a short wedding trip to DaLlas and Abilene the couple will make their home in Athens where both are em- ployed. The bride was a 1980 graduate of Malakoff High School where she was a majorette in the band and a member of the Tigerette basketball team. The groom attended Athens High School and is currently attending Henderson County Junior College studying welding. The bride was honored the previous week with a wedding shower given by ladies of the First Baptist Church, a personal shower given by Tai Shelton in the home of Jan Norwood and a sur- prise shower by the employees of First State Bank of Athens. The rehearsal dinner was hosted by John Key, Jr. of Athens at the Land and Sea Restaurant. News brief Applications are availltble at the Malakoff Post Office for examinations for position of Sub of Records. They may be picked up from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. or 2-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Malak0ff News, Thursday, April IS, 1981--5A READY FOR EASTER-Students at Amanda Thomas' Day Care Center had their Easter Egg llunt last week prior to the Easter Bunnies' arrival. Pictured, front row, is Trena liall, Clifton Tolliver, Tasha Green and Gary Proctor. Middle row is Kedrick Graves, Jimmy Overton, Antrone Henderson, Clyde Baily Jr., and Eric Ilall. Back row is Victor Green. (Staff photo by Lori Callaway) MARTHA DEE THOMPSON, president of the Malakoff Art Society, presented awards for the annual student art contest lust week. Pictured are winners Kim Gawlik, Alisa Thornton and Bill Montgomery. First place winners included Gawlik in pen- cil, Billy Johnson in mixed media, Billy Montgomery in acrylic and Alisa Thornton in oils. Scott Williams placed second in pencil and received honorable mention in ink. (Staff photo by Lori Callaway) 't MRS. LESTER MARVIN TOLSON daughter of Mr. Tolson. of Star Har- The bride is a graduate of North Texas State University. The groom is a ceremony perfor-graduate of the University of Texas at Iowa. Austin. son of Mrs. Inn They are making their home in Fair- and the late Felix field. The Board would also like to thank success this yeareveryone who purchased tickets and at- like to tended the banquet and anyone who had staff at Malakoffthe least thing to do with making the ob well done banquet what it was. e meal and the effort made the Sincerely Malakoff Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Malakoff insurance Agency * Life , Home , Bonds , Auto , Commercial Now representinl| American Life and Accidental Insurance Co. Medicare Supplement Policy JERRY GARRISON 489-0512 U The Henderson County Committee on Aging met on March 26 and made definite plans for the May 21 reception which will honor two outstanding senior citizens of Henderson County. The public is invited to submit the names of those older citizens worthy of the award. Nominations may be made by any individual or group. However, all nominees must be at least 65 years of age and must have been citizens of Henderson County for the past five years. A brief statement about the nominee and his or her contributions to the bet- terment of the community or county, as well as the reasons you think this in- dividual merits this honor, should ac- company the nomination. Names of those making the nominations will remain confidential, if this is requested, although all nomination forms must be signed. Mail your nomination by April 30 to Nominations, P. O. Box 767, Athens, Texas 75751. 'It's a boytt! Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Ramsey, Jr. of Athens announce the birth of Shan- non Paul Curtis born April 11, 1961 at Henderson County Memorial Hospital in Athens. Shannon weighed 9 pounds and 2 ounces and was 21" long. He is welcomed by a sister, Shawnda, 4lb. His proud grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Ramsey of Malakoff, Sue Bennett of Athens and Curtis Tyler of Longview; great-grandparents are Blance Tyler of Athens, Gilford Thomas of Athens, Mr. and Mrs. Paul M. Huffman of Dallas and Mr. and Mrs. Sam Ramsey of Duncanvllle; and great-great-grandmother Mrs. Vinn Hooten of Dallas. Henderson County values its Older Texans...help honor them by sending in your nomination today. Masons plan Malakoff Masonic Lodge No. 759 will host a special program at the Malakoff High School auditorium at 7:30 p.m. April 23rd. Special guests at the meeting will be the superintendent of the Masonic Home and School of Fort Worth who will make a talk, Superintendent Jack Murray, Principal Charles Wood, and Malakoff High School English teacher Mrs. Diane Chambers. Texas Masons are sponsoring a scholarship program for senior studen- ts who enter essays and ten entries were accepted from Malakoff, Three of those Malakoff entries have passed on to the State level of competition. A film will be shown, "Texas Free Masonry". The program is planned to promote the essay scholarship contest and to give credit to the local school for their participation in the project to help young people. Belts help keep warm or cool Choose belts for warm or cool com- fort -- tight belts around the waist trap and hold body heat, while small or loose-fitting belts are cooler, says Nan- cy Brown, a clothing specialist. Ms. Brown is on the home economics staff of the Texas Agricultural Exten- sion Service, The Texas A&M Univer- sity System. Malakoff Cemetery donations Mr. and Mrs. Richard Derden, inAlso, Mr. and Mrs. R.L. Simpson, in memory of Murrel Welborn and Grace memory of Ralph Stacy, $10; Mr. and Henderson, $20; W.W. Jackson, $25; Mrs. Edgar Monroe, in memory of Charley Graham,$10; Mrs. BradStacy, Christie Anne Monroe and Emmett in memory of Brad Stacy, $10; and Mr. Monroe, $20; C.B. Bradshaw, $100; and and Mrs. R.L. Simpson, in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Herman C. Moore, $20. Brad Stacy, $20. FEED . SEED . 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