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The Kings Mountain herald. (Kings Mountain, N.C.) 18??-1974, May 10, 1977, Image 2

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Page 2 MIRROR-HERALD Tuesday, May 10, 1077 Dovers Exchange Vows MRS. CHARLES DOVER, JR. (Kathy Wright) Any firmness all at one low price. Full Size ...... 559% = Queen Size ... 589” Jo, King Size ......* $9% ae Queen & King Sold in Sets Only Pie Get the firmness you need without paying more. FIRM « EXTRA FIRM SUPER FIRM Choose the comfort customed to you! Kings Mountain Church of God was the setting Sun- day, May 1, for a 8 p. m. exchange of vows uniting Miss Kathy Diane Wright and Charles Lincoln Dover, Jr. in marriage. The couple exchanged vows of the double-ring ceremony in a Candlelight ceremony in which the bri- dal pair lighted a Unity candle on the altar. Rev. 8. W. Avery offi- ciated at the service. The church was banked with fern and arranged with baskets of white mums and daisies, the set- ting interspersed with an arch of candles and tree candelabra set with lighted tapers. Candles also marked the pews for special guests and a white kneeling bench centered the setting. Mrs. Ellen McCurdy was organist for the program of traditional music and vocal numbers were by Mrs. Evelyn Bridges who sang ‘We've Only Just Begun’’ before the cere- mony, ‘‘Whither Thou Goest” and the benedic- tional ‘‘Wedding Prayer.” Given in marriage by her father, the bride pre- sented him a pink rosebud from her bridal bouquet and presented a red rose to her mother. After the benediction, the bride pre- sented a red rose to the mother of the bridegroom. The bride's wedding gown was a formal design of organza featuring a scoop neckline and empire waistline enhanced by gathered cummerbund. Venise lace complemented the bodice. The A-line skirt extended to a chapel length train which was edged in a deep flounce trimmed in Chantilly lace. Long, full sleeves ended in a deep cuff with lace ruffle. Her Chapel-length veil of illusion was caught to a Camelot cap covered in Chantilly lace and pearls, the blusher veil also trimmed in matching lace and appliqued with sequins. She carried a bridal bouquet of pink rosebuds and white car- nations atop a lace- vovered white prayerbook. Mrs. Larry Wright at- tended her sister-in-law as Steve and Jayne* say: : Reslonic Dr. Fuller’ mattresses are just what the doctor ordered... designed by a Doctor of Osteopathy to provide the firm natural support your spine requires for restful sleep. MARK OF FINE BEDDING rRESIONIC * Steve Allen and Jayne Meadows are the Restonic “spokes couple” across the nation. KINGS MOUNTAIN, N.C. 300 South Battleground Ave. PHONE 739-4706 matron of honor and bridesmaids were Lynn Tate and Derice Valentine, both of Kings Mountain, Denice Thompson of Shelby and Debbie Kelly of York, 8. C. All the attendants wore formal gowns of doubleknit polyester, the matron in jonquil yellow and the bridesmaids in pink. The dresses were rose- trimmed A-line designs featuring lace-trimmed V necklines and short flounced lace sleeves. The empire waistlines were enhanced by detachable rose pin. They wore matching headdresses and slippers and carried nose- gays of white mums with streamers of satin ribbon matching their dresses. Sherry Patterson, cousin of the bride, who presided at the register, was dressed in a blue gown styled like those of the at- tendants. Charles Lincoln Dover, Sr. of York, 8. C. was his son's best man. Groomsmen were Tom Dover, brother, of the bridegroom, Jerry Dover, uncle of the bridegroom, Kenny Meeks and Danny Kelly, all of York, S. C. For her daughter's wed- ding Mrs. Wright chose a formal gown she brought from Jamaica of pink en- crusted with sequins and crystals along the V neck- line and elbow sleeves. She wore a white shoulder corsage. The bridegroom's mother chose a long green and white formal and wore a white shoulder corsage. Mrs. Sidney Short, maternal grandmother of the bride, was gowned in a light green formal and wore. a white shoulder corsage. Mrs. Felicia Dover of York, 8S. C., grandmother of the bridegroom, chose a rose pink gown and wore a white shoulder corsage. Mrs. James T. Wright of Greer, 8. C., paternal step- gran ther of the bride, chose a h formal and a white shoulder corsage. The bride’s parents en- tertained after the cere- mony at a beautifully- appointed wmdding recep- tion in the church fellow- ship hall where the pink and white theme of the jl wedding was featured in decorative details and refreshments. Overlaid with lace over pink, the bride’s table, highlight of decoration, was centered with a pink and white central arrangement of daisies and mums. The five-tier pink and white wedding cake was cut and served from one end of the table. At the opposite end of the table was a silver punch bowl from which pink punch was served to 200 guests. Silver ap- pointments held nuts and mints. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Morgan greeted guests and introduced the receiving line which included the bride and bridegroom, their parents and grand- parents, Mrs. Sidney Short, Mrs. Felicia Dover and Mr. and Mrs. James T. Wright of Greer, 8. C., and members of the wed- ding party. y Mrs. 8. W. Avery and Mrs. Calvin Hughes in- vited guests to the re- freshment table where Mrs. James Patterson served punch and Mrs. Mi- chael Bookout of Gastonia cut and served the wedding cake. After a wedding trip to the North Carolina Mountains, the newlyweds will be at home at 333 Jefferson Street in York, BRIDEGROOM Mr. and Mrs. James Ray Wright of Kings Mountain are parents of the bride who is a 1976 graduate of Kings Mountain Senior High School and a gradu- ate of the Cosmetology Class. She is a member of the staff of P. J.'s Beauty Salon. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lincoln Dover, Sr. of York, 8. C. and is a 1076 graduate of York High School. He is employed by Duke Power Company. Couple Returns From Wedding Trip Mr. and Mrs. Gary Jo- seph Dowda, who were wed Saturday, April 830th, have returned from a wed- ding trip to the North Caro- lina mountains and are at home in the Dixon Com- munity. Miss Linda Diane Chas- tain became Mr. Dowda's bride in a 8 p. m. wedding in Penley’s Chapel Church. Rev. Paul Sorrells, pastor of First Baptist Church of Grover, and Pastor Wil- liam Leonard Huffstetler heard the exchange of vows in the double-ring ceremony. Mrs. Andrea Beason was organist for the program of wedding music and Mrs. Patty Huffstetler Cash and Mrs. Iva Huffstetler Henson were soloists. The altar of the church was banked with palms and arranged on either gide with seven branch candelabra holding cathe- dral tapers. A floor basket of white Garza mums, baby’s breath and white glads centered the setting which was enhanced by & tall Unity candle and two smaller white candles on a white column from which the bridal pair lighted the center taver. A white kneeling bench completed the decoration. Charlie Monroe Chastain of Bessemer City escorted his daughter to the altar and gave her in marriage. The bride designed her formal wedding gown of white polyester crepe and the veil, fashioned with empire bodice enhanced with white buttons and cuffs overlaid with Venise lace. The Bishop sleeves were gathered at the cuffs. A cathedral train was cov- ered with a veil gathered to the band of the skirt and overlaid with matching lace. She carried a white Bible topped with white rosebuds and baby’s breath showered with white satin streamers. Mrs. Charles Ray Watkins of Gastonia at- tended her sister as matron of honor and bridesmaids were Mrs. Charles L. Dixon of Gas- tonia and Miss Ann Dowda of Grover, seister of the bridegroom. The three attendants wore polyester satin formals overlaid with candlemist bouquet designed nylon, the matron in pastel green and the at- tendants in pastel yellow. The dresses were styled along empire lines with long, fitted sleeves and long, flared skirts. They wore matching wide-brim hats and carried nosegays of white daisies, baby's breath and ivy with streamers matching their aresses. Mary Edith Fulton of Blacksburg, 8. C., niece of the bridegroom, was flower girl and wore a white formal dress over- laid with candlemist bou- quet designed nylon and carried a fiower basket of rosepetals. Charles Lee Dixon, Jr. of Gastonia served as ring- The bridegroom's father, Carl Roy Dowda, was best man. Groomsmern were Charles Lee Dixon, of Gasionia, Bobby Dowda of Grover, brother of the bridegroom, Johnny Reavis of Kings Mountain and Charles Ray Watkins of Gastonia, brother-in-law of the bride. After receiving wedding guests in the vestibule of the church the newlyweds left Yor a trip to the moun- tains of Western North Carolina. BRIDE AND BRIDEGROOM Savings Bonds Sales of Series E and H Savings Bonds in Cleve- land County during the first quarter of 1977 were $402,188. This represents 28.7 percent of the County's goals of $1,006,820, ac- cording to George Blanton, Jr., County Volunteer chairman, MRS. GARY DOWDA (Linda Chastain) Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Chastain of Bessemer City are parents of the bride who is a graduate of Bessemer City High School and attended Gaston College where she was Clvinettes treasurer. She is employed in the medical library of Gaston Memorial Hospital. The bride completed a two- year intermediate theory course of Keyboard Arts Music Study Series. ‘The bridegroom ‘is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Roy Dowda of Grover, and is a graduate of Kings Mountain Senior High School and Leicester Polytechnic, Leicester, England, earnng a certi- ficate from City & Guilds of London Institute. He received the ‘‘I Dare You Award’ in high school and is secretary-treasurer of Grover Volunteer Fire Department. He is em- ployed by Clevemont Mills, a division of Union Un- derwear. CAKEOCUTTING Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Chastain and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Dowda, parents of the bridal pair, entertained together Friday night after rehearsal at a cake cutting in the Penley's Chapel Church Fellowship Hall. The bride’s table, high- light of decoration, was overlaid with white linen and arranged with a three- tier cake topped with yellow roses and a central arrangement of daisies and baby’s breath in a five- branch silver candela- brum set with white tapers. Punch was served from a silver service which centered a round table, overlaid with white linen. The bride-to-be wore a yellow Quiana formal fea- turing long sleeves and cowl neckline and a cor- sage of yellow roses. The bride-elect and bridegroom-to-be took the occasion to present gifts to members of their wedding party. 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