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March 25, 1982, edition 1 /
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HONORED AT TEA - The five Kings Moun-
tain debutantes pictured above were among
62 Cleveland County debs honored at an
orientation tea sponsored by the Shelby
Junior Charity League Wednesday at the
Sixty-two Cleveland County Debutantes who
will be presented at the 37th annual Debutante Ball
on June 12 were honored at an orientation tea
Wednesday at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Craven
Williams in Shelby.
The event was sponsored by the Shelby Charity
League. Hostesses were Mrs. William Campbell,
Secretary to the Debutantes, and Mrs. Dale Short,
Assistant Secretary to the Debutantes. Guests were
greeted by Mrs. Craven Willians and the hostesses,
who introduced them to Mrs. Lacy Ballard, League
President; and Mrs. Dale Bridges and Mrs. C. Rush
Hamrick III, Ball Co-Chairmen.
Area debutantes include Judith Dawn Ham-
bright, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Ham-
bright Jr. of Grover; Leigh Anne Baliles, daughter
of Rev. and Mrs. Paul Thomas Baliles of Kings
TN IR Tr RTO AR IA A. GA i So aS rr Fhe ur a PA NY i a
home of Dr. and Mrs. Craven Williams of
Shelby. Standing beside the stairs are Kim
Sisk. left, and Lisa Crawford. Standing on the
stairs, from the top, are Leigh Anne Baliles,
Anne Tate and Leslie Sherrer.
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KM AREA DEBS - The six yo
tured above were among the 62 Cleveland
County debutantes who were honored at an
orientation tea Wednesday at the home of Dr.
ung ladies pic- = and Mrs. Craven Williams in Shelby. Seated,
left to right, are Sandy Cobb and Jill Yarbro.
Standing, left to right, are Elizabeth Borchert,
" Danna Scism, Dawn Hambright and Alison
Debs Honored At Tea In Shelby
‘Mrs. Ernst Borchert III of Kings Mountain; Bar-
bara Alison Champion, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Howard Champion of Kings Mountain; Sandra Lee
Cobb, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Lee Cobb of
Kings Mountain; Lisa Anne Crawford, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Harold D. Crawford of Kings Moun-
tain; Danna Lynn Scism, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Jack Scism of Kings Mountain; Leslie Hunter Sher-
rer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Hunter Sherrer
of Kings Mountain; Kimberly Ann Sisk, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. James Peter Testa of Kings Moun-
tain; Elizabeth Anne Tate, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Alfred D. Tate of Kings Mountain; Angela Jill
Yarbro, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John F. Yarbro
of Shelby; and Rhonda Denise Bridges, daughter of
Mrs. Bridges, Mrs. Hamrick and Mrs. Campbell
welcomed the debutantes and previewed for them
many of the gala events of the season, which
culminates with the ball.
Refreshments, including fruit punch, strawberries
with powdered sugar, parsley bacon roll-ups,
chicken salad canapes, pineapple cream cheese
rounds with rosebud decoration, cheese daisies,
orange balls and chocolate bon bons were served
from the dining room table and from a table in the
drawing room. ; ‘
The tea table in the dining room was decorated
with a centerpiece of pink magnolia soulangeana in
a cut crystal pedestal container flanked by a pair of
Grecian Alabaster figurines.
The Williams home was decorated with
numerous arrangements of forsythia, jonquils,
League co-chairmen Mrs. A.W. Archer and Mrs.
Wayne Brunnick were in charge of tea ar-
Other League members assisting were Mrs.
George Blanton Jr., Mrs. David Rose, Mrs. Stough
Wray Jr., Mrs. John Schweppe Jr., Mrs. Dick
Palmer, Mrs. Gerald Binion, Mrs. Tom Camp, Mrs.
Jack Arey, Mrs. Harold Plaster Jr., Mrs. Lloyd
Smith, Mrs. John Church and Mrs. Malcolm
Mothers of the debutantes were honored.
Wednesday morning at a coffee at the Williams-
Refreshments, including coffee, tea, Parsley and-
bacon roll-ups, sausage balls, orange balls, date roll-.
Mountain; Elizabeth Borchert, daughter of Mr. and Mountain.
Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Dennis Bridges of Kings
dutch iris and other spring flowers.
ups and cheese straws, were served.
Thursday, March 25, 1982-KINGS MOUNTAIN HERALD-Page 1B
. KIMBERLY JO PORTER
(Bride-Elect of Gregory Tate)
ENGAGED - Mrs. Joan Porter of Kings Mountain announces
the engagement of her daughter, Kimberly Jo. to Gregory Tate,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Tate of Kings Mountain. Miss Porter is
also the daughter of the late Charles R. Porter. She is a 1978
graduate of Kings Mountain High School and attends Gaston
College. The prospective bridegroom is a 1980 graduate of
Kings Mountain High School and is employed by Norick
Brothers of Kings Mountain. A June 5 wedding is planned at
Oak Grove Baptist Church.
BEVERLY ANN LYNCH
(Bride-Elect of Steven Flake Moffitt)
ENGAGED - Mr. and Mrs. Dwain W. Lynch of Kings Mountain
‘announce the engagement of their daughter. Beverly Ann, to
Steven Flake Moffitt. son of Katherine Bryson Moffitt of
Asheville and the late Flake Shannon Moffitt. Beverly is a 1976
graduate of Kings Mountain High School and a 1981 graduate
of Appalachian State University with a B.S. degree. She is
employed by Kings Mountain District Schools. She is the
granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred M. Owens of Kings Moun-
tain. Steve is a graduate of Lee Edwards High School in
Asheville and a graduate of Gardner-Webb College. He will
receive his M.A. degree from Gardner-Webb in May. He is
employed by the Kings Mountain District Schools and is
wresiling coach at Kings Mountain High School. A June 20
wedding is planned at Boyce Memorial A.R.P. Church.
KATHRYN LEANN GILBERT
(Bride-Elect of Michael Grier Ramsey)
ENGAGED - Tom and Jane Gilbert of 2414 Woodleigh Drive,
Gastonia, announce the engagement of their daughter,
Kathryn Leann, to Michael Grier Ramsey. son of Nell and Grier
Ramsey of 2401 Woodleaf Drive, Gastonia. Leann graduated
from Ashbrook High School, where she was a member of the
French Club, and attends Gaston College. Mike graduated
from Hunter Huss High School and Gaston College. He
graduated cum laude from Belmont Abbey College. where he
was a member of the Phi Gamma Mu and was recipient of the
Wall Street Journal Award as the most outstanding business
department graduate. He is employed by Warner and Swasey.:
Leann is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Byers of
Kings Mountain and Mike is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Fred
Dixon of Kings Mountain.
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