Vows Spoken Here
Mrs. David Clifton Smith
Miss Wendy Denise Linthicum,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Joe
Linthicum, became the bride of
| David Clifton Smith, son of Mr.
? and Mrs. Joe Williams Smith, in a
double ring ceremony, Friday,
December 17, at 2:00 p.m. in the
Evangelical Methodist church. The
Rev. Tex Deaton officiated.
The altar was decorated for the
A program of wedding music
was presented by Janet Best.
The bride, who was given in
k marriage by her father, wore a
? white floor length gown with mat
ching veil and carried a bridal bou
Shelia Hardin, served as maid of
honor, and wore a floor length or
chid dress. Leslie Foster,
bridesmaid, wore a floor length
dress of white eyelet. Patrice
Henderson Laura Foster served as
Bill Webb served as best man
^ and ushers were Allen Howard and
New Year s Eve Party
The Cosmopolitan Club held its
annual New Year's Eve party on
December 31. The semi-formal af
fair took place in the Morgan Hall
ballroom at Flora Mcdonald
^ Academy in Red Springs. The
hosts committee greeted the
members and their guests upon ar
rival in the reception area.
The hall was decorated in the
traditional seasonal manner. Each
of the arched windows was adorn
ed with fresh greenery, berries and
a solitary lighted taper. Candles
and greenery were used on each
table throughout the hall. A New
| Year's Eve display was also used to
accent the entrance area.
The rotunda provided the setting
for the formal refreshment table,
which was decorated with two five
branched silver candelabra. Light
from the burning tapers il
luminated the crystal and silver
trays, laden with hot and cold hors
Music for the occasion was pro
^ vided by the Sound Approach.
Live entertainment was also in
cluded at 1 1 :00 p.m.
There were 35 member couples
and 17 guest couples in attendance.
Holiday visitors in the home of
Mrs. Jean Hodges were her son-in
law and daughter. Mr. and Mrs.
Chuck Smith, and grandson,
Adam Hicks, of Houston, Texas.
Mrs. Kerr Stevens returned Friday
after a visit with her sister. Miss
Rosa Lee Hassell in Henderson
Mr. and Mrs. Monty Lamont and
children of New Bern spent the
weekend here with their parents.
Mr. and Mrs. J.K. McNeill, and
Mrs. William Lamont.
The mother of the bride chose a
street length dress of wine and the
groom's mother chose a street
length dress of orchid.
A reception, hosted by parents
of the bride, was held in the church
fellowship hall. The receiving line
consisted of the bridal couple,
their parents and members of the
Johnsie Foster served the wed
ding cake and punch was poured
by Jean Schulenburg. Tea girls
were Melinda Kay, Mary Ann and
Bobbie Jo Britt. Stacey Foster
presided over the bridal book.
Lillian Hendrix also assisted in
Mr. and Mrs. Smith are both
graduates of Hoke County High
School, and he graduated from the
law enforcement school in the Air
After a wedding trip to Myrtle
Beach the couple will be at home at
Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas.
Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Webb
entertained friends and relatives
with a party at their home on
Route 2, Thursday evening,
December 23. The occasion was a
surprise birthday celebration for
Mrs. Mary Webb on her 85th bir
thday. Christmas decorations were
used throughout the house.
Refreshments were cake squares,
nuts, finger sandwiches, Christmas
candies, punch and a two tiered
birthday cake. Sixty guests called
between 7 and 9.
Mrs. Webb has two children,
Jimmy and Mrs. Brown Hendrix.
She also has nine grandchildren
and ten great-grandchildren.
Visiting her later during the
holidays were Mr. and Mrs. Jerry
Gaudet and sons, Ricky and Mark
of Charlotte, and Mr. and Mrs.
Edward Webb and daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Allen and sons
of Cary were visitors in the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Williford
during the holidays.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl McClain and
sons. Brian and Eric, of Charlotte
visited her parents. Mr. and Mrs.
Clarence Willis, during the holi
Mr. and Mrs. Don Slaughter and
family of Kingsport. TN. visited
friends here during the holidays.
Mr. Slaughter is a former Hoke
County Recreational director.
Caroline Conoly returned to her
home in Fayetteville Friday after
spending several days here with her
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. C.C.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Davis an
nounce the birth of a baby girl,
Ashley Nicole, Tuesday, December
28, at Cape Fear Valley Hospital,
Mrs. Davis is the former Martha
Jo Teal of Raeford. This is the
third child, the other two are boys.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry W. Hicks, Jr.
and Master Henry Wayland Hicks,
III, of Candor happily announce
the birth of their daughter and his
sister, McKenzie Alexis Hicks, on
December 22, 1982, at Moore
Memorial Hospital, Pinehurst.
Mrs. Hicks is the former Lydia
Farmer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Alex Farmer. Paternal grand
parents are Mr. and Mrs. Henry
W. Hicks of Candor.
Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Scott Buring
announce the birth of a son,
Shawn Jeffrey, December 23,
1982, at Womack Army Hospital,
Mrs. Buring is the former Deborah
Mr. and Mrs. Deuce Niven of
Tabor City announce the arrival of
their first daughter, Elizabeth
She was born 11:03 p.m. New
Year's Eve at Loris, S.C. Com
munity Hospital and was the last
baby born there in 1982.
Paternal grandparents are Mr. and
Mrs. William T. Niven of Raeford
and maternal grandparents are Mr.
and Mrs. Ray Wicker of Tabor Ci
Elizabeth has an older brother,
Will, age 6.
Deuce Niven is News Editor of The
Tabor City Tribune.
Graham Monroe, insurance
agent for N.C. Farm Bureau
Mutual Insurance Co., was
honored on December 29, 1982 at
a retirement dinner in Morrison's
Bob Blankenship, agency
manager, and Reid Childress,
agent, for Hoke County Farm
Bureau hosted the party. Mr.
Monroe's sons, Zan of Newbern,
N.C. and Eugene of Garner, N.C.
and their spouses, directors of
Hoke County Farm Bureau, office
personnel, and their spouses and
Billy Nichols, District Sales
Manager, and his wife of Lumber
ton, N.C. enjoyed the happy occa
sion with Mr. Monroe.
A ball clock was presented to
Mr. Monroe for his retirement gift
from the office personnel of the
Hoke County Farm Bureau.
Congratulations and comments
were spoken by many who attend
ed. All present thanked Graham
for a job well done.
Mr. and Mrs. Randall Ashburn of
Raeford announce the engagement
of their daughter, Kathy Lynn, to
Charles Bryan Archer, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Randolph C. Archer of
Roanoke Rapids. The wedding is
planned for March 5th at the
Raeford United Methodist
Miss Ashburn is a graduate of
Peace College and East Carolina
University with a Bachelor of
Science degree in Clothing and
Textiles and is employed as
Manager Trainee with Belk in
Mr. Archer, also a graduate of
East Carolina University with a
Bachelor of Science degree in
Political Science, is employed with
the City of Roanoke Rapids.
Lucas Walters, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Danny Walters celebrated his
3rd birthday on Sunday, Jan. 2 at
Hardees. Guests were served Coke,
hamburgers, and a Smurf cake.
Mr. and Mrs. Willis Cleveland j
Sellars, Sr. cordially invite friends '
and relatives to the marriage of
their daughter, Jane Morgan
Sellars to John Michael Collier,
Sunday, January 9, 1983, at 2:30
in the afternoon, at the Raeford
Methodist Church, and to the
reception immediately following
the ceremony in the fellowship hall
of the church.
The family of Mrs. B.B. Cole
gathered Christmas Eve at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Marty Jones
on Arabia Road for their annual
Those attending besides Mrs. Cole
and Mr. and Mrs. Jones and son
Ricky were Mr. and Mrs. H.P. Cole
of Fayetteville. Mr and Mrs. Louis
Fuller of Charlotte. Mr. and Mrs.
B.B. Cole. Jr., of Columbia, S.C..
Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Conoly, Cindy
Conoly. Mr. and Mrs. Harley
Adams, Pam Woodell and Jenny
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Betty DePalmer, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. James Thames, and
Grandchildren, Susan Lynne and
Steve of Air Force Academy,
Denver Colorado, returned home
after spending the holidays here.
Tracy Parker returned home with
Betty DePalmer and family of
Hampstead, Md. on a week's visit.
Colonel and Mrs. Douglas E.
Home from Brussels, Belgium are
the guests for the week of Mr. and
Mrs. S.R. Tyson of Fayetteville,
the parents of Mrs. Sandra
Richards and family of Raeford.
Mrs. H.R. McLean returned to
Raeford Thursday with the Rev.
and Mrs. Wyatt Aiken, Jr. and
David who had been visiting
relatives in Greenville and Gaff
ney, S.C. After an overnight visit
with Mrs. McLean, the Aikens left
for their home in Mebane. Mrs.
McLean spent the holidays with
the Stuart Ritchies in Charlotte
and the Loyd Lovelaces in Gaff
Archie Byrne, his son-in-law and
daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Harliss
Wright were guests at a dinner
party hosted by Mr. Byrne's nep
hew. Neill A Byrne of Baton Rouge.
LA. who was visiting in the home of
his cousin, Louise McCloskey in
Red Springs, after recently return
ing from Venezuela, South Ame
rica. where he was employed as an
architect for several years.
Mrs. L.M. Lester has returned
after a visit in the home of her son
and family. Mr. and Mrs. John
Lester in Rocky Mount, Va.
Mr. A.K. Stevens returned home
Thursday after spending the holi
days in Raleigh with her son-in-law
and daughter. Mr. and Mrs. T.H.
Purcell and daughter. The Purcells
brought her home and spent the
night before returning to Raleigh.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Fulp, Heidi
and Holly of Raleigh visited in the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Smith
and Amy during the holidays.
Mrs. Harold Long returned last
week after spending the holidays
with her son and his wife. Mr. and
Mrs. Harold Robert Long in Col
lingswood. N.J. On her return trip
she spent the night in Raleigh in
the home of her aunt. Mrs. Ida
Niven. where she was met by Mr
and Mrs. Jesse Gulledge.
T.J. Benthall. Jr. of Roanoke
Rapids was a guest in the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Gentry and
family during the weekend and
several days last week.
Christmas Day visitors in the home
ot Mr. and Mrs. W.K. Morgan
were her mother, Mrs. Hugh Hill,
his parents. Mr. and Mrs. K.C.
Morgan, his brother and sister-in
law, Mr. and Mrs. Elston Morgan,
all of Lumberton.
Ronnie Huff of Atlanta spent the
holidays with his parents. Mr. and
Mrs. D.R. Huff. Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. William J. Wood of
Raeford announce the coming
marriage of their daughter, Lindy
Carol Wood to Arthur Gene
Whitley on Jan. 7.
Miss Wood is a 1977 graduate of
Frankfurt American High School,
Frankfurt West Germany and is
now employed with Faberge.
Mr. Whitley is the son of Peggy
Whitley of Eurika, Calif, and Ar
thur Whitley of Imperial Calif.
Mr. Whitley is a 1968 graduate of
Central High School in Central
Calif, and is with the U.S. Army.
Mr. and Mrs. Barry Maxwell of
Ocala, Florida, spent the holidays
in the home of his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Glenn Maxwell.
Miss Carolyn Willcox of Winston
Salem, graduate student at Wake
Forest University, spent several
days last week with Miss Ellen
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