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MRS. ROY piLLY SCRUGGS, JR.
(Nom Ann Taylor)
MRS. LEWIS VLAN SCRUGGS
(Eva Paulette filcDanicl)
Miss TERESA DIANE DANIELS
(Bridc-Elcct'fit Ronnie Eugene \pIitcheU)
ChrLsmas ^ieason Weddings Unite Area Couplet; Januaiy Nuptials Set
Miss Nora Ann Taylor became
the bride of R y Riiy Scruggs,
Jr. t; Clill.sldc jun lay in a 3 p.
m. wedding in Cherokee Avenue
lir.ptist church o-f Gaffney ,S. C-
The bride, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Gene li. laylor, Sr. of Oaff-
ney, formerly of Rings Mountain,
is granddaughter of Mrs. Floyd
(Jates of Kings Mountain and
the late Mr. Gates.
Rev. C. -E. Hampton, assisted
by Rev. John Lucas, offi.'iatcd at
tlie dr-otle-ring ceremony.
I The sanctuary was decorated
^ with greenery and cathedral tap-
j i ers with a central arrangement
of white glad'oil and mums In a
white basket. Bows of red velvet
marked the reserved pews for the
iMiss Katherine Moss was or
ganist for lihe program of nup-
• tial music and vocal numbers
were by Miss Martha Palmer.
The bride, given in marriage by
her father, wore a formal gown
designed by her mother of can-
deliijht peau de soie styled wMi
empire waistline with Icn.g fl'tej
sleeves overlaid with Chami"v
ifflce. The skirt was a-'-linuel
wit’ lace medallions and
pearls. Her Chapel length veil of
silk illusion was attached to a
tiara of flowers and seed pearls
and she carried the white Bible
carried by her mother, topped by
a white orchid. She wore an anti-
(lue locket belonging to her
I Miss Kathy Ramsey attended
I the bride as maid of honor and
'bridesmaids were M'iss 'Beverly
Honeycutt, Miss D«bbie Truluck,
Miss Rae (Moore, Miss Cathy
[ Thomas, all of Gaffney, S. C.;
1 Miss Rachel Poole of Faffney
' and Louisville, Ky.; Mrs. Kenton
( I Coyle of Columbia, S. C., Mrs. O.
I ' ' A. Heffer of Durham, cousin of
the bridegroom; and Miss Mary
Scruggs of Oliffsdde, sister of the
; All the attendants wore lortg
j gowns of Christmas red bridal
'I satin designed along empiire lines
I with empire waist enhanced by
\ red velvet ribbon. The dresses
1 had square necklines and long,
full sleeves. They wore single
strands cd pearls, gifts of the
■bride, and carried a long-stemmed
• num with red velvet ribbon at-
The bridegroom’s father was
Ushers were Charles Greene,
Wayne Smith, Joe Tosolina, all
of Cli'ffsiide; Eddie Taylor of
Gaffney, brother of the bride; O.
A. Heffner of Durham; Marc
Gantt of Shelby and Joel Moore
of Henrietta, cousins of the bride
groom-elect; and Geonge Jolley
of Boiling Springs.
The bride's mother wore blue
polyester knit with matching ac
cessories and a white carnation
The bridegroom^s mother chose
pink polyester knit with match
ing accessories and a white car-
1 nation corsage.
(Mrs. Floyd Gates, grandmother
of the bride, chose beige dress
with matching accessories and a
white carnation corsage.
The bride’s paternal grand
mother, Mrs. Carlton Taylor of
■Blacksibupg, S. C., chose a beige
dress With matching accessories
and a white carnation corsage.
The bridal party received
wedding i^ucsts after the cere
mony in’the vestibule of the
When they return from a wed
ding trip ihe newlyweds will be
at home on Beason Road in Cl'itf-
_ BRTDK and BRIDEGROOM
The hride is a graduate of
^^Gaffney hish school atid will re
ceive her BA degree in January
from Limestone college at Gaff
The bridegroom, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Roy B. Scruggs, Sr., of
Cliffisde, is a graduate of Chase
high school and attended Gard-
ner-iwebb college. He is employed
by Darnels Construction company
The bride’s parents entertain
ed alter the Sat.rday night wed
ding rehearsal at a cake cutting
In the social hall of (Cherokee
Avenue Baptist church. The
Christmas red and white theme
of the wedding featured- decora
tive details and refreshments.
Proceeds $ 1300
P—..^„,’s fum the holiday ba-
7-'nr .T Central Methodist church
I .trilr I c-proximately $1300., Mrs.
r-'-'-i Pl^on, WSCS treasurer,-re
ports. The check has bqen turn
ed in to the church treasurer tc
be 'Jsed in the church program
Women of the church served
dinner and made and sold holi
day gift items recently for church
It's A Boy
For William Wrights '
Sgt. su'd Mrs. William Wright otf
Hamburg, Germany announ'ce the
(birth of a son, Ernest Resseil
Wright. December 8th.
(Grandparents are Mrs. Eliza
beth Davis and Mr. and Mrs.
Stokes Wright. Both are from
Kings Mountain. Mrs. Wright is
the former Terrie Davis.
(Macedonia E'jptist church pro- Lori Scruggs, sister of the
vided the .setting .Sunday alter-iiriutgi joni, and .Scarlelte Love-
noon at 3 p. m. lor the wedd.ng lace, niece of the bride, were
of Miss Eva P.iUiCtto .M'.D.tiie , i.c-wcr g.i.s. Iney wore long
< f Grover and Lewis Dean ;reon dresses styiCd like taose of
Scruggs of Kings Mountain. the adLJt attendants and car-
, r.ed flower baskets -of petals.
The cour’e pleJ od vows o. j^rf Lanier el Garrney, S. C.,
the doubte-rmg .ceremony be. ore ring'Dcarer.
the Rev. L- D. S.ruggs, father scruggs ol CliXiside,
of .the bridegroom. great uncle ol the bridtgi ooni,
(Miss Dolores White was or-
ganist fer Ihe program of nup- we.o GcralJ Herndon
tial music and Miss Nancy Key-^f she.by, Mor.'an il..i.-.ed.
nolds w s vocal so.aist. j.y jicjai-.el, Keith Moss, l).i..il
The altar of the ch.rch was... siomrau, all
(banked with palms and lighted ,j. jijunt'ain
cathedral candles in nine^branch -phe'bride's mother was gown-
wrought iron candelabra. gold crepe with matching
Given in marriage by her fath-j^_e^g3,.ij.3 anj ^ wnlte orchid
er, the bride wore a traditional ^.-j^ulder corsage,
floor length wedding dress of .j, ^ g bridegroom’s mother
peau de Mie and Chantilly face.gj^ggg deep pink p-alyestcr crepe
The empire waist was of lace.^jjj^ matching accessories and an
high at the neck and embroider-shoulder corsage,
ed in iridescent sequins. (Bishop ^ redding trip the bride
sleeves ended in points at ^ navy and red pantsuit
wrlstllne. Her silk illusion veil^^.jjj^ navy accessories and the
was attached to a three tiered lifted from her bridal
bow and formed a Chapel length j^^ gj
train. She carried a white Bible .j.j,g ne,^,,j.,veds will be at
topped with a white orchid. home in Valley Haven Trailer
(Mrs. Paul Gaffney of KingSp^.,.^ g„ gj^gj^y j-gad.
<Mountain and.Mrs. Paul Lovelace
Of Guantanmo Bay, Cuba, at- BRIDE AND BRIDEGROOM
tended their sister as matrons of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Anthony
honor. Bridesmaids were 'Miss McDaniel of Grover ape parents
Pam Kirkendall of Chapel Hill,of the bride. A 1971 graduate of
'Miss Betty Doffie of Atlanta,Kings Mountain high school, she
Ga. and Misis Shelia Sicruggs andhas completed a 16-^veek course
Mrs. Larry M'cDaniel, both ofwith Atlantic Schoo 1 of Air-
Kings Mountain. lines in Atlanta, Ga.
All the attendants wore floor The bridegroom, son of Rev.
length gowns of emerald green and Mrs. L. D. Scruggs of Kings
crepe and with matchirV; slippers Mountain, is a 1938 graduate of
and head dresses and carried Anderson high school in Cincin-
(bouquets of burfordi holly, rednati, Ohio and is employed by
carnations, white holly leavesKinder Manufacturing company
and Christmas balls. here.
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Daniels
of 30JJ G 'l> .Sircx'l, Giusioma,
aim I r. c the eng.igen.cnl 01
their daughter, Tciva D...r.e to
itoanie Eugene llilchcll.
The bride elect, a senior at
(Hunter Huss high school, is a
mem'ber of the Gastonia Spok-
ette Chapter of FSA, Hunter
Huss Drama club, and Anchor
clu'b. .She has fcimorly served as
vice-president of FHA, and as a
fepresentative of the student
h'gisiature. .She was also a mem
ber cf tile Hunter ilu.-'s Booslei
c.ui; and Deca cl.ib.
'i'he prospective bridegroom,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Ei'goi’.e .Mit
chell of Kings .Mountain, tillond-
ed Kings .Mountain hi h sclMol
and i.s emplo.vod by l-liiers Indus
tries, Inc., of Shelby.
A J.Tnivary 27tla wedding is
In Presbyterian Rifes
Mi's Mary tllzace ih Harn'orlghl
bc.ame the ''oride ef Tc.'ni; t'hy De
witt Dn.cr Friday in 3 5:30 p.m.
we;l ling in First Presbyterian
Er. Fa-.il K. Ausley officiated,
using the dou'ble-ring ceremony.
Christmas trees on cither sulo
"et .the altar sparkled With liny
gc|d lights and gol'ij iSalLs and
candles and green polnsettias en
hanced the setting.
The bride, given in marriage
by her father, wore a burgundy
velvet dress with white satin
collar and satin buttons down tlie
■jodice. She wore a white fur hat
and white coat and a corsage of
white split carnations and red
rc.^'chud-s agaitisT a background of
For her daughtor’.s wedding
Mrs. Ham'brigfil chose a blue-
green coat-dress ensemble with
The bridegrcom’.s mother chose
a brown and white dress with
The 'bride’s parents entertained
after the ceremony at a reception
at their hicinc on route throe. Ttie
refrcsliinent tables, covcrcHl with
ptials Are Pledged
iviii.e 1. ovtir re:i satin, wa.s
deicrated in the rc.1 and while
Cliri -.lmas motif. Red satin bows
rauglv up the corners of the
fl -or-lcngth tablecloths. The wed
ding cake was cut and served
.\ftcr a wedding trip to Ashe-
vMie the newd.vweds are at liomc
in Kings Mountain.
ERIDE AND BRIDEGROOM
Mr. and Mrs. Myers Hambriglit
of Kings Mountain are parents oi
the bride. .\ 1971 graduate of
Kings Mountain higfi school she
Is employed in the office.s of Ox
ford Knitting Mills.
The bridegir(X>m, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Paul Dewitt Dover of Kings
Mountain, ig a 1970 graduate of
Kin.gs Mountain high school and
is employed in Ihe Shipping De
partment of Spectrum Industries
in Kings .Mountain.
SECTION B THE KINGS MOUNTAIN HERALD.
KINGS MOUNTAIN. N. C. Wednesday. December 22. 1971
— BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS
May the wonder ol
Christ's birth fill your
hearts with joy, peace
and happy hopes.
'Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Edward
Ogle, 214 Price St., Clover, S. C.
announce the birth of a daughter,
'W'ednesday, December 15, Kings
Mr. and Mrs. John Arnold Ellis,
594 E. Georgia Ave., Bessemer
City, N. C., announce the birth
of a daughter, Decem'ber 15,
Kin?s Mountain hospital.
'Mr. and Mrs. James Wilson
Ross, 424 S. Spargo .‘'t., Dallas,
'N. C., annornce the birth of a
son Wednesday, December 15,
iWngs Mountain hospital.
Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Reynolds,
210 W. Sumter St., Shelby, N. C.
announce the birth of a son
Wednesday, Decem'ber 15, Kings
Mr. and Mrs. Rorraid Timms,
Route 2. Box .381, Bessemer City,
N. C, announce the birth of a
daughter Friday, December 17,
Kings Mountain hospital.
Mr. and 'Mrs. Mitchell Cobb,
316 Martha Ave., Gastonia, N. C.
announce the birth of a daugh
ter Saturday, Decomiber 18, Kiings
'Mr. and Mrs. Larry Dean Heff
ner. Route 3, Clover, S. C., an-
noiunce the birth of a daughter
Saturday, Decemiber 18, Kings
Mr. and Mrs. John Daniel
'Pride, 310 A. East Georgia Ave.,
'Bessemer City, N. C., announce
the birth of a daughter Sunday,
December 19, Kjngs Mountain
'Mr. and Mrs. Ladd Dale Mill
er, 1102 W. Airline Avenue, Gas
tonia, N. C., announce the birth
of a son Monday, Deremiher 20,
Kings Mountain hospital.
'Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Melvin
Boone, 709 Ramseur St., an
nounce the birth of a daughter
Monday, December 20, Kings
'F-our memlx'rs of Frank B.
Glass Post 9H11, Veterans of
Foreign Wars, wrapped gifts for
patients of Olecn veterans hos
pital at Swannanoa last Tues
Making the trip were Mrs. Rob
ert Ruff, Mrs. Eloree Peterson,
Mrs. David Delevfe and (Mrs.
Honor Awarded '
Mrs. C. L. Jolly
A Life Membership pin present
ed to Mrs. Orangrel B. Jolly high
lighted the candlelight service
■honoring new officers of Che
Women’s S.X’iety of Christian
Service Monday night at Centra'l
Uniterl .Melliodist eliurch.
Rev. Paschal Waugh, pastor of
tile church, led the service. He
■presented the society’s highi-st a-
ward to Mrs. Jolly, who has serv
ed as president of the WSCS the
past two years, and installed offi
Mrs. Jolly was installod as
president to serve a .second two-
year term. Other officers, all re
elected, are Mis. Bill Rus.seli,
vfee president; Miss .Mary Ali:’P
McDaniel, secretary; Mrs. Jacob
Dixon, trea.suier; .Mrs. Gene
Timms, chairman'oT Ihe ciimmit-
tee on social concern; Mrs. Bun
Goforth, chairman of the commit-
tro on local church activities;
Mrs. Hunter Allen and .Mrs. Fred
Wright, Sr., co-chairmen of mem
Members o-f Circle 7, of wliith
Mrs. Gene Timms is chairman,
served punch and cookie's after
the ceremony. Tlie refreshment
table, overlaid witli red Clirist-
mas cloth, was decorated in
Christmas red and green.
Debbie Burns Elected
To G-JF Holiday Court
A 21-year-old blonde
elementary education ma
jor from Forest City,
Cathy Logan, has been
named queen of the Sixth
Annual Gardner - Webb
Coliege baslietball Holi
I ho tourney will be
held Monday an.d Tues
day nights, December 27
and 28 In Bost Gym on
the campus of Gardner-
Four teams, Lenoir
Rhyne, Mars Hill, Belmont
College o f Nashville,
lonn., and Gardner - u. -unnS
Webb will take pari in the two day tournamenT.
K'liss Logan is ihe daurjiher of Mr. and Mrs. James
l-O'pan, 502 Islirsbcil. Ave., i-oresf City, and is a grad-
UUie 1. f LOsI Told I lic^h School.
Flor fwo atto' 'anrr, a'e DeShie Burns of Kings
Mounlain, and LaNIta V/rIght of Shelby.
t/IIss D'jrns is a l7-yeai -o!d freshman. She is major
ing in music erli.icaiion and is the daughter of Mrs.
Edirh Bi'rns, 309 Wilson Terrace, Kinns Mountain. She
is a qradu 1*0 of Kings Mountain High School.
Miss WrIghI is 19 and the daughter of Mrs. Mary
B. Wright, 60 Fullerton Ave., Shelby. She is a sopho
more maiorinq in elementary education and Is a grad-
uale of Shelby Hioh School.
The n"een her attendant's will be p-esent for
all aamo-; an T will make the formal p'-esentatlon of the
awards follov^Ipq tha championship game on Tuosday
ni.oht, December 28.
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:HOLIDAY EVENTS CONTINUE
Floiiday parties continue this week, as many citi
zens aie saying Meiry Cnrisimas ai piivaie, c.uo and
tmployees ot Neisco, Inc. office will gafher
Wednesday tor the tradirional Chrisimas dinner dance
ai the Country Club.
Arneiican Legion Post 155 hold its annual dinner-
dance tor th'f members and their wives Saturday
evening at the American Legion building. "The Mid-
nightors" played for dancing from 9 until 12 p.m.
Mcmibers of tlie Country Club dined and danced
Saturday evening to the music of Bill Jefferies and
Orchestra of Charlotte as the club held its traditicnal
holiday event. Mr. end Mrs. L- E- Hlnnant- and Mr.
and Mrs. John Cheshire were hosts for the party
Cotillion club members held their Christmas for
mal dance on Friday evening at the Country Club.
Bill Jofferles and,bis Orchestra proveided dance music
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Mr. and Mrs. Cobert Nicholson announce the
engagement of thoi''daughter, Pamela Gail, to Charles
Edward Goforth, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Edv/ard Goforth. Both families are of Kings Mountain.
The bride-elect is a senior student at Kings Moun
tain high school.
The prospective bridegroom is a 1970 graduate
of Kings Mountain high school and ,is employed by
The wedding will be an event of February 12th
in Temple Baptist church.
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IT'S A BOY
T/Sgt. and Mrs. Ronald Di Sebato of Elnendorf
AFB, Alaska, announce the arrival of a son, David
Ronald Di Sabato, Sunday, December 19th. The baby
weighed six pounds, I I ounces.
Other members of the DI Sebato family Dawn
DI Sabato, age six.
Kings Mountain grandparents are Mr. and Mrs.
Jesse Yarbro. Mrs. DI Sabato is the former Grace
Yarbro of Kings Mountain.
'Mr. and Mrs. Gerlad Monroe
Cti'ii man, P. O. Box 192, Bes
semer City. N. C., announce the
'birth of a daighter, Monday,De
cember 20, Kings Mountain hos
COMINGS AND GOINGS
Mrs. T. P. McGill will leave Christmas Eve for
Jacksonville, Fla. for a visit with her daughter, Mrs. W.
O. Wier and family. Mrs. McGill has been visiting here
with her niece and family, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Owens.
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TO NOTE ANNIVERSARY
Mr. and Mrs. James M. Staley of 810 Landing
street will celebraie their 30th v/edding anniversay
Sunday, December 26th. Mrs. Staley is the former
The Staleys are parents of the first set of twins
born at Kings Mountain hospital. The twins will cele
brate their .20th birthdays Thursday, December 23.
Connie is now Mrs. Tony Bailey and the mother of
three children. Ronnie is married to the former Theda
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Miss Theresa Hughes, whose v/eddIng to Michael
Bookout will be an event of January 7th, was honored
at a drop-in lingerie shower on Saturday. December I I,
given by her attendants, Miss Beverly Hughes, Miss
Betty Jo Wheeler, Miss Mary Dean Hoyle and Mrs.
Michael Hughes. ,
Miss Hughes \sas given a corsage of double
while carnations. Punch, bridal cakes, nuts and mints
were served to the guests who called between 7:30
and 9 o'clock.