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Weddings in the News
contributed by Misty Smith

 

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The LaFollette Press
Vol XII No 24
May 18, 1921
Lynch-Miller Wedding
 
Popular Young Couple Spring Big Surprise on a Host of their Friends.
 
     A Wedding which came as a surprise to many of their friends was that of
Miss Mabel Miller to Mr. Fred Lynch. The Marriage was solemnized Sunday, May 8, at high noon at the home of the bride's cousin, Mr. and Mrs. Elliott Smith of Well Spring, witnessed by only a few relatives. Rev. C.W. Miller officiated using the ring ceremony.
     The bride wore a dark blue traveling suit with harmonizing accessories.
Her only attendant was Miss Lula Lynch, sister of the groom. Mr. Clarence Miller, cousin of the bride acted as attendant to the groom. Immediately after the ceremony as delicious luncheon was served by Mrs. Smith.
     The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H.P Miller of Clovis, N. Mex.
     The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. R.D. Lynch of this place and at present is engaged in the Grocery business at Knoxville.
     The bridal pair left on train No 337 for a short stay in Chattanooga.
The LaFollette Press
Front Page
Vol XII No 25
May 25, 1921
Irwin-Williams
     A quiet by interesting wedding was that of Mr. Oscar F. Irwin to Miss
Mary Williams, at the Baptist Pastorium Monday evening, May 23rd at 8
o'clock, the ceremony being performed by Pastor O.E. TeBow.
     Mrs. Irwin is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Williams of LaFollette.
She is admired by her friends because of her pleasing personality and
strong Christian character.
     Mr. Irwin is now employed by the L. & N. R. R. in the mining district of
Kentucky. He is a young man of sterling worth, and has many friends in him home town of LaFollette.
     We extend best wishes, and wish for them a long, happy and prosperous
life.
The LaFollette Press
Pg. 5
June 8, 1921
Vol XII No.27
     A quiet wedding took place last week when Miss Janice Shoemate was
married to Mr. McKinley Davis. The ceremony was performed by Mr. Frank
Thomas in Mrs. Burris' store.
The LaFollette Press
June 8, 1921
Vol XII No.27
Pg. 7
Smith-Gilmore
     Mr. Sam Smith was married to Mrs. Ann Gilmore June 14 at the home of Mr. S.F. Alexander, Knoxville, Tenn.
     The happy couple have gone to Cincinnati and will return to their home
at LaFollette about July the first.
     The many warm friends of the happy couple wish them great happiness in
their new life
The LaFollette Press
June 29, 1921
Vol XII No.30

Beautiful Wedding Solemnized

 

Miss Fern L. Kopp, of Indiana and R.M. Dollar United in Marriage June 19th.

 

            One of the prettiest events of the season and one which caused much favored comment was the beautiful church wedding of Miss Fern L. Kopp and Mr. R. Malcolm Dollar which was solemnized at half after eight o'clock on Sunday evening June 19th at Heidelberg Church, Corydon, Ind. Rev. J.G. Moore pastor of the Methodist Church officiating. Relatives and intimate friends were in attendance for the vows and reception which followed.

The church was beautiful in its decoration of honeysuckles and potted plants and the alter which was made into a bank of flowers was a rare scene of beauty.

            Before the ceremony two violin selections "Berceuse" by Gounod and "Perfect Day" were beautifully rendered by Miss Margaret Schump, of Ashland, Ky., friend of the bride. Following this Miss Mary Dollar of Marion, Ky., sister of the groom sweetly sang "Oh Promise Me" and "I Love You Truly."

               Promptly at the appointed hour at the strains of Lohengrin's wedding march, the ushers entered the front vestibule of the main isle, followed by Miss Clarice Reas of Corydon, Ind., cousin of the bride, who served as bridesmaid and was charmingly attired in green organdie, carrying an armful of Columbia roses. She was accompanied by Mr. Edward Booker of Louisville, Ky., who performed the duties of best man.

            Preceding the wedding couple was a little Miss Evelyn Hottle of Corydon, cousin of the bride who acted as ring bearer.

            The bride entering upon the arm of the groom was charming in beautiful gown of white corded taffeta. Her veil of tulle was becomingly caught to her dark hair with a coronet of orange blossoms. She carried a shower bouquet of white Bouvardia and Ophelia roses.  The wedding party left the church by Mendelssohn's wedding march played by Miss Dollar.

            The bride, daughter of the late Mr. Chas. Kopp of Corydon, has visited frequently in Marion, Ky., and has many friends there. The groom who formerly resided there has a host of friends who wish them much happiness and success.

            Mr. and Mrs. Dollar after spending a few days with the grooms' parents, Mr. and Mrs. G.U. Dollar of Marion, Ky., will leave for their future home in LaFollette, Tenn., where the groom is in business.

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