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TheMa!akoff News Thursday, July 237 A Polly Walker- .... 489-1484 , L MRS. WESLEY DEWAYNE HOLT Johnson and Wesley Malakoff were united July 11, at 7:00 Church of Cheatham of- ', ceremony. daughter of Mr. and She is the gran- Nellie Johnson of Mr. and Mrs. M.D. and great- of Mrs. Bessie Zack- Mrs. Milburn tte Milburn Holt of are Mr. and and Mrs. Gladys tions were presented on the piano Woolverton sang Steve Cartilidge sang and accompanied guitar as he sang by her father, the six tiered white accented with bodice featured a and the bishop with a lace tiered chapel length in Chan- wore o{ Pearls belonging to The bride of silk orchids and a white Bible the nurse and life deliver her at ter's wedding, Mrs. length burgan- dress with an accor- Mrs'. Holt chose a dress with an ac- collar. and cousin of the bride lvaark of Arlington. Misses Julie Sneed, Tarkington, Pam groom, Deb- was cousin of the Best man was Chuck Chapman of Tool. Groomsmen were Ray Garrison, David Dickerson, Jay Johnson, brother of the bride, Tim Holt and Tim McLain, cousins of the groom. Ring bearer was Keith Massingill. Ushers were Jerry Johnson, brother of the bride and Seen Sweat, cousin of the bride. Can- dlelighters were Kip Ledbetter, cousin of the bride, and Greg Ashlock. The church decorations included two large Altar bouquets of lavender and white silk flowers, an archway crowned with candles and decorated with greenery, flowers, and white doves. The aisle was illuminated .by 28 hurricane lamps, and the pews were marked with lavendar flowers and holly. The reception was held in the fellowship hall. Miss Jana Drennen registered the guests. Serving at the brides tables were cousins of the bride, Traci and Toni Williams of Euless and Pam Earley. Serving at the groom's table was Dee Ann Holt, sister of the groom, and Kim McLain, cousin of the groom. Rice bags were handed out by Mortice Holt, sister of the groom, and Sandi and Jodi Hallmark, cousins of the bride. A rehearsal dinner was hosted by Mrs. Milburn Holt and family at the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall on July 10. The bride was honored by a miscellaneous shower in the home of Mrs. Marles Drake on June 27. After a wedding trip to San Antonio the couple will make their home in Cor- sicana. The bride is a 1981 graduate of Malakoff High School and will be atten- ding Navarro Jr. College in the fall. The groom is a 1978 graduate of Malakoff High School, attended Stephen F. Austin State University and is currently employed by Texas Power and Light. Out of town guests for the wedding registered from Forney, Tool, Port Ar- thus, Port Acres, Dallas, Mesquite, Haltom City, Richland Hills, Athens, Trinidad, Euless, Mt. Pleasant, Mabank and London. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Foster of Monahans and Arlington spent the weekend at Malakoff visiting with his sisters, Mrs. Kathryn Welch, Mr. and Mrs. J.A. McLain and Mrs. Norene Foster. Sue and Jess Hunt of Pasadena came to Malakoff, picked up Margle and Bill Campbell and they all spent the day in Cedar Hill with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cred Patton. The Patton's are making their home in the Cedar Hill Nursing Home there. Then they all Came back to spend the remainder of the weekend in the Campbell home in Malakoff. Mr. and Mrs. Tlmmy Davis, who now reside in Kerens, spent Friday morning in Malakoff on business and visiting with Mrs. G.V. Walker. Mr. and Mrs. T.O. Woods of Fort Worth were visitors in Malakoff last Saturday. They came by our home and then on to Athens. Thurman is in the refinishing and building game for Motels and Inns and it seems that he had some business to attend to at the new Holiday Inn being constructed in Athens. When we got a new directory for Holiday Inns recently we noticed that this one would be open for business on the eighth month of 1981. Thurman went on to Fort Worth to attend other business. They had a grandson with them. After being without a phone for about three weeks in the past it seems that the telephone company is bending over backwards to make restitution. They sent a questionaire to our home and G.V. filled it out. He told them that their service was very slow. We have had calls from Athens and Tyler both to see if the service has been better. They said just call them if we had any further trouble. The kind of trouble we were having calling didn't seem to help, but perhaps they will be on the ball from now on. It seems that we were not the only people who reported our phone out of order. Thanks everyone for reporting it. Stacy, our granddaughter from Dogwood Estates, came to spend the night with us recently and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Don Andrews came to pick her up. We had some nice company recently. Brenda Stenberger, daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. Jim Stenberger, who pastored the First Baptist Church several years back has married David Miller, whose parents live in Connec- ticut. David and Brenda met in Africa several years ago while they were both~ teaching in an American school over there. They stayed over there for two Memorial Day at Post Oak Cemetery set The annual Memorial Day at Post Oak Cemetery will be held Saturday, August 1, 1961, according to Willie V. Sints. Lunch will be served at 12:00 noon from covered dishes of food brought by those attending. The tables will be in r place, ice and water will be furnished. Everyone is invited to visit the cemetery during the day. Those who plan to attend the business meeting and service and stay for lunch should bring their eating utensils, and don't forget your lawn chairs. Officers for 1982 will be elected, and any other business coming up will be taken care of during the business meeting. Attend ff you can. For those who can- not attend, please keep the day in memorial for the loved ones who have passed on. It's A Girl! years and then came back to America to teach in Chicago for about a year. They got married and took jobs in Arabia where they are presently working. David is superintendent of the United Arab Emerites American School. I do hope that is right. Anyway they came to visit with friends in this area, and attend Brenda's High School Reunion at Matthews Lake area. The school is located in Aubi Dhabi, United Arab Emertius in Arabia. Mr. and Mrs. Don Andrews and Mr. and Mrs. David Miller met in Dallas to attend the Ricky Nelson Concert on Friday evening. David is in the United States to interview teachers for the coming school year in Arabia. They need a P.E. teacher among other posts. Mr. and Mrs. H.H. Cede and Mr. and Mrs. Carney Kirby returned recently from a two week trip to California. They left Dallas and flew to Los Angeles. They visited San Francisco, then up the coast to the northern part of California and then flew back to Dallas. All in all it was a wonderful trip. The First Baptist Church Youth Director, Steve Cartllidge took some of the youth to Six Flags last Tuesday.' Those enjoying the day beginning with. a bus trip at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 11 p.m. that night were: Jay Jay.Mulllns, Mlchele Ashloek, Brent Cheatham, Trlsha Allen, Krlstie Allen, Darrien Allen, Carl Tapley, Mickey Talbot, Greg Ashlock, Kelly Qulnn, Kyle Kllman, Roy Glover, Diane Holt, Lisa Johnson, Kevin Kilman. Mr. and Mrs. John Montya of Vernon arrived Thursday at the home of his daughter, Mr, and Mrs. Leroy Almond. They all attended the Pea Picking Festivities. Recently Mrs. Mattie Thomas and Mrs. Else Crocker celebrated their bir- thdays at the July Triple F. /neeting held at the First Methodist Church. This meeting is held each first Monday of the month except in September, which is Labor Day. Then it will be the second Monday night. The president is Willie Sims. They had as special guests at this July meeting the Bond of Love Youth Choir taught by Choir Director Steve Cartilidge of the First Baptist Church. Those giving the program were: Lisa Wooiverton, who sang a solo and played the piano for the group singing; Jeanette Johnson, who sang a solo; Brent Cheatham, sang a solo; Gary Woolverton, Kyle Kllman, Jerry Johnson and Jay Jay Mulllns. There are two other members of the Bon'd of Love who were unable to attend, Kalah Brown and Tim Mattingly. Llnda Car- tllldge played for Brent and Lisa's solos. Mrs; Homer Brown who is in Park Highland Nursing Home in Athens, un- derwent surgery in the Tyler Medical Center on Wednesday last week. Mr. and Mrs. L.J. Scholl and Mrs. Lela Belle Dodson were in Fort Worth recently visiting with Mr. and Mrs. James Louis Scholl and Mr. and Mrs. George Isabell. Mr. and Mrs. Jack liumphries and children were visiting with his mother~ Mrs. ()de llumphries recently. Jack is vice president of Huntsville Colleg~ where they live. The First Baptist Church is having a1 revival this week on Mitcham StreetI with the Rev. Richard Cheatham as the! evangelist. He is the head of the Speech and Communication Department at Southwestern University and pastor of the Kingsway Baptist Church. Tommy tlavens, minister of music and youth of Kerens First Baptist Church is leading in the music for the revival which is being held nightly at 7:30. The youth,~ 7th through 12th grade, are having a Vacation Bible School each night beRinning at 6: 30. Everyone is invi~... Kay and Julie Royall returned-East week from an eight-day trip to New York and Sea Island, Ga. EImo and (;race Yarbrough were in Ennis Sunday to visit with a sister and then on to Dallas to visit with another sister and to spend thenight. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Cailaway and children and Mr. and Mrs. T.C. Williams of Malakoff were visiting in Saxonburg, Pennsylvania with Joyce's sister and family, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sinclair and a cousin. Ken Krumpe and family. Joyce and her sister have not seen each other in 12 years This was the highlight of a two week vacat.ion which took them through ten stales. They also stopped in Gonzales, Louisiana and visited with Wayne's parents, Mr. and Mrs. B.D. Cailaway and Cindy. Mark and Lanette Williams are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Morgan Rae Williams. She was born June 19 at Clear Lake Hospital in Alvin and weighed 9 Ibs. She was 22% inches long. Paternal grandparents are Herb and Sue Williams of Malakoff and maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Billy Ray Williams of Canton. "The cure for love is absence." 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