Weds Robert Brooks
Ceremony Performed on
Sunday by the Rev.
C. H. Beale
The marriage of Miss Bernice Anne 1
Williams, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Ernest B. Williams of Edenton, and
Robert Lee Brooks, son of Mr. and
Mrs. John Henry Brooks Os Merry
Hill, took place Sunday afternoon,
September 27, at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Williford, uncle and aunt of the
The Rev. Carroll H. Beale of Ty
ner, performed the double ring cere
The home was artistically decorat
ed with white lighted cathedral can
dles placed near both sides of the
mantle. An arrangement of white
chrysanthemums with other white bri
dal flowers were placed upon the man
tle. This white floral background
gave a lovely setting for the marri
age vows, in the candle-lighted ser
The bride wore a sky-blue colored,
fitted, two-piece suit with navy acces
sories and wore a corsage of a white
orchid. The bride’s mother wore a
navy crepe dress with a white floral
corsage, similar to the one .worn by
Mrs. Brooks, mother of the bride
groom, who was also dressed in a
navy blue crepe dress.
Immediately following the ceremony
a reception was held. Mrs. E. B.
Williams and Mrs. Williford Turner
presided at the table. After the re
ception, the bridal couple left for a
wedding trip. Upon their return, they
will be at home in Edenton.
Out-of-town guests who were pres
ent for the wedding were Mr. and
Mrs. John Henry Brooks, Misses
Eleanor and Sarah Brooks, Mrs.
James Brooks, and Mr. and Mrs. J.
H. Brooks of Merry Hill; Mrs. Car
roll H. Beale of Tyner, was present,
with Misses Annette Oliver, Gladys
Boyce, Viola Wilson, Mr. and Mrs.
Walter Bond, Mr. and Mrs. James
Baker, Murry Williams, and Jerry
Baker, all of Edenton.
TRUCK FIRE MONDAY
Edenton’s firemen were called out
about 7 o’clock Monday morning when
a truck caught fire on North Broad
Street. Little damage was done.
| For the look of quality, the feel of corn
s' fort, the satisfaction of longer, lower-cost
wear,, there’s nothing to top Florsheim
Scotch Grain—premium leather from j
the lend of the heather.
Cuthrell’s Department Store
Edenton, North Carolina j
Mrs. J. L. Wiggins Dies
Following Long Illness
Funeral services for Mrs. Bessie
Wiggins, who died Thursday, Sep
tember 24, at her home, were con
ducted Saturday afternoon at 8 o’clock
from the Edenton Baptist Church, of
which she was a life-time member.
In the absence of the pastor, the Rev.
R. N. Carroll, the Rev. R. D. Steph
enson of Franklin, Va., officiated.
[Burial was in Beaver Hill Cemetery.
She was born August 16, 1883, in
Chowan County, the daughter of the
late Thomas D. and Betty Gaskins
Byrum and the wife of Jasper L.
Besides her husband, she is surviv
ed by one daughter, Mrs. James L.
Hassell; three sisters, Mrs. S. W. Tay
lor and Mrs. F. W. Hobbs of Eden
ton and Mrs. D. H. Bradshaw of Nor
folk, Va.; one brother, T. P. Byrum
of Anchorage, Alaska; three grand
children, Betsy B. Wiggins of Dur
ham, James L. Hassell, Jr., of Hamp
ton, Va., and Jasper W. Hassell of
Edenton, and two small great grand
sons, Ed and Jimmy Hassell.
The pallbearers were Eddie C. By
rum, Albert G. Byrum, William T.
Elliott, Corbin Dozier, Dr. Sidney
Kitterman, John W. Wheeler, James
L. Hassell, Jr., and Jasper W. Has
James Monds Takes
Part In State Contest
James Monds of the Tyner com
munity represented Chowan County in
the State 4-H tractor operators’ con
test held at the State Fair Grounds
at Raleigh Saturday, September 19.
There were 30 contestants from as
many counties and Young Monds was
the 20th contestant to drive a trac
tor through the obstacle course.
“Although I was not a high win
ner,” says Monds, “I have certainly
learned lots from my various 4-H trac
tor project activities.”
JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES WILL
MEET IN SCOTLAND NECK
Delegates from the Edenton con
gregation of Jehovah’s witnesses will ■
be among those from more than 20
communities of Eastern Carolina ex- I
pected to assemble at Scotland Neck I
October 2-4 for the semi-annual' as- I
sembly of North Carolina Circuit j
The assembly will be held at the I
Firemen’s Recreation Center, 12th I
and Chestnut Streets, and will be un- I
der the direction of W. D. Couch, dis- I
trict servant, and J. W. Davies, Jr.,, j
Tina fffIfQWAN whtraLD. EDENTON. N. C„ THURSDAY. OCTOBER 1, 1968.
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