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DEBORAH LYNN MELTON
(Bride-elect of Jerry R. Kates)
ENGAGED - Mr. and Mrs. George W. Melton of Kings Moun-
tain announce the engagement of their daughter, Deborah
Lynn Melton, to Jerry R. Kates of Grover, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Albert H. Kates of Annapolis, Md. Debbie is a graduate of
Kings Mountain High School and Cleveland Technical College
School of Nursing. She is employed in the Obstectrical Depart-
ment of Gaston Memorial Hospital. She serves on the Board of
Directors of Grover Rescue Squad and the Cleveland County
Association of Rescue Squads. Jerry is a graduate of Edmond
High School, Edmond, Ok., and served three years as a
military police officer in the U.S. Army. He is employed as
police officer for the Town of Grover and is an active member
of Grover Rescue Squad. The wedding will be an event of
December 16 at First Baptist Church in Grover.
In York Ceremony
Cathy Leandra Grier and
Staff Sgt. Frank Garland
“day October 19, 1983 ini York.
The bride is the daughter of
Mrs. Addie G. Grier and the late
L.A. Grier of Kings Mountain.
The groom is the son of Mr.
Ms. Julia Jordan assumed the
position of Executive Director of
the Kings Mountain Housing
Authority on October 27.
Ms. Jordan has been with the
Authority for a total of 12 years
as an Eligibility Specialist, Oc-
cupancy Specialist, and Office
Manager. She was certified in
and Mrs. Frank Barksdale, Sr. of
Brooklyn, New York. He is Sta-
tion, Commander of the Selby :
The couple will reside in Kings
Mountain during his duty in this
May of this year as a Public
Housing Manager by the Na-
tional Association of Housing
and Redevelopment Officials
The executive position was
formerly held by the late
Thomas W. Harper.
MR. AND MRS. DANIEL TIPTON FOSTER
Fosters Exchange Vows
In Gaffney Ceremony
Georgia Eurmine West,
daughter of the late Lola Allison
West of Shelby, and Daniel Tip-
ton Foster, son of Mrs. Frank
Goforth of Gaffney, S.C., and
Morris Foster of Grover, were
married October 14 in a 7 p.m.
ceremony at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Elbert Keller in Gaff-
Rev. Elbert Keller officiated
in the candlelight ceremony.
Mrs. Agnes Keller, organist,
presented a program of wedding
The bride wore a long gown of
candlelight lace with long fitted
sleeves and a scooped neckline.
She carried a bouquet of pastel
Joy Carrousel Queen
Joy Gayle McCoy, daughter
of Quint and Nancy McCoy of
Grover, will represent Kings
Mountain High School in the
37th annual Carolinas Carrousel
Parade Thurs.,, Nov. 24 in
Thanksgiving tradition, will
feature national celebrities, high
school and college bands, floats,
clowns, marching units and
other entries and will be broad-
cast on Thanksgiving afternoon
on WBTYV Channel 3.
Miss McCoy is a senior at
KMHS, where she ranks fourth
in a senior class of 275 students.
She is in the Academically
Talented Program, National
Honor Society, National Beta
Club, Who’s Who Among
American High School Students,
was a Junior Marshall and is a
Morehead Scholarship nominee.
She is also active in‘ numerous
extra curricular activities at
KMHS and is active in First
Baptist Church in Grover. She
enjoys singing, playing the
piano, flute and piccolo, baking,
swimming, sewing, reading and
Miss McCoy is a direct
descendant of the McCoys of
West Virginia who fought the
silk roses. She was given in mar-
riage by her brother, James
Mrs. James Allison, aunt of
the bride, hosted a reception
following the ceremony. The
bride is employed by Pic-N-Pay
of Gaffney and the groom is self
employed at Foster’s Gulf in
The couple will make their
home in Gaffney.
GOLD STAR SUPPER
The annual Gold Star covered
dish supper, which honors the
families of service men and ser-
~ vice women who died while serv-
© ™ ing their country, will be held
p.m. at the
American Legion Building.
Family members are encouraged
to attend. Mrs. Arlene Barrett
and Mrs. Ruth Gamble are in
charge of the program.
DONNA CAROLE HERNDON
(Bride-elect of Barry Keith Lowrance)
ENGAGED - Mr. and Mrs. Donald D. Herndon of Grover an-
nouncé the engagement of their daughter, Donna Carole, to
Barry Keith Lowrance, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lowrance of
Grover. Carole is a student at Kings Mountain High School.
Barry is employed by Easco Hand Tools of Gastonia. A
November wedding is planned at First Baptist Church in
Mrs. Finger Hosts
Magnolia Garden Club
The Magnolia Garden Club
met October 25 at the home of
Mrs. Carl Finger on Phifer
Upon arrival, delicious
refreshments were served to the
Mrs. George Plonk, vice-
president, opened the meeting
with the Club Collect and presid-
ed over the business session.
Mrs. Finger : presented ‘Mrs
John I, MaGill, who gave the
programy entitled “This, That
and Other Things.” Mrs. McGill
spoke in an entertaining way,
teaching from her philosophy of
life. She presented valuable in-
formation about mechanics, con-
tainers and materials in flower
The officers of the Magnolia
Garden Club for the year
1983-84 are Mrs. John C.
McGill, president; Mrs. George
Plonk, vice-president; Mrs. D.F.
Hord, secretary; and Mrs. W.L.
Baptist Church. Featured will be
the Gospel Hymn Boys of
Shelby and the Saved By Grace
Singers of Dallas. The public is
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