Judy and Mike Wedding Announcement
Sunday, May 17, 1953 (flrlanbtt ttttbatt ?rttttttI-tar Tele. 3-4411 Classified 3-8511 Page 3 C TTUaa 1Ua Ond L Jodsih (plight Jhoih Masses of shasta daisies and white gladioli formed a setting for impressive rites Friday uniting in marriage Miss Judith Anne Ellis and Murphy James Foster Jr., lieutenant, United States Air Force. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Nicholson Ellis and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Murphy James Foster of Maryland Plantation, Franklin, La., exchanged rings and spoke vows at 4:30 p.m. at the Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Episcopal, in the presence of a large assemblage of relatives and friends. Eight 7-branched candelabra holding lighted cathedral tapers flanked the altar which was banked with palms. The Very Rev. Osborne R. Littleford. Dean of the Cathedral, officiated and a program of nuptial music was presented by Mrs. Earnest Wil-lard, organist and C. Arthur Yer-gey, vocal soloist. Mr. Ellis escorted his daughter to the altar and gave her in marriage. Her diminutive beauty was enhanced by her antebellum bridal gown of Swiss embroidered organdy over plain organdy. The basque of embroidered organdy was finished with a scoop neckline and short sleeves. The voluminous over-skirt of embroidered organdy was finished with a double tier of pleated ruffles, cascading down the back in a bustle effect and completing the hemline, terminating in a chapel sweep. She wore a tiara of seed pearls which held in place a short tiered veil of French illusion and she carried a bridal bouquet of pale yellow full blown roses and stephanotis. Miss Ramelle Ellis served as her sister's maid of honor and was gowned in a white Swiss organdy model over blue taffeta. It featured a wide V-neckline and short sleeves of embroidered organdy. The full ballerina length skirt was fashioned with bands of embroidery and she wore a half-hat of shasta daisies with veiling. Her flowers were shasta daisies. The Misses Faustelle Kennedy and Margaret Nicholson were bridesmaids and their gowns were fashioned identically to that of the honor attendant, with Miss Kennedy in white organdy over jonquil yellow and Miss Nicholson in white organdy over ice green. Both carried bouquets of shasta daisies and wore half-hats similar to the honor attendant's. Thomas Kramer, of Franklin La., served at Lt. Foster's best man and usher-groomsmen included Guy Beatty, Harry Hanes, Bob Butterfield, Tom Pinel, Bill Pharr, Britt Simms. Mrs. Ellis selected for her daughter's wedding a slim sheath dress of cornflower blue chan- tilly lace. The square decolletage was outlined with a scalloped square collar and her hat was of cornflower blue trimmed with satin leaves accented with rhinestones. She wore a waist corsage of pink sweetheart roses. Mrs. Foster, mother of the bridegroom, was gowned in an off-white waltz-length silk model scattered with deep red roses with matching red velvet trim. Her small hat was of matching red straw with velvet trim and her corsage was of white orchids. Mrs. Thomas William Miller Jr., of Ashland. Ohio, maternal aunt of the bride, wore a blue silk organza frock trimmed with lace and a small pink flowered hat. Mr. and Mrs. Ellis were hosts at a reception immediately following the ceremonies, entertaining at the Rosalind Club. Palms and floor baskets of white bridal blossoms were used throughout the clubrooms and Mr. and Mrs. Ellis, Mr. and Mrs. Foster, Lt. Foster and his bride and her attendants received guests in the sun room. The receiving line formed in front of the mantel, which was centered with an arrangement of white gladioli and shasta daisies and flanked by antique girandoles. A background was formed by palms. The bride's table was ever-laid with a white cutwork cloth and centered with a five-tiered wedding cake topped with a miniature bride and groom. English silver candelabra tied with tulle bows and gardenias flanked the cake which was surrounded by nylon tulle scattered with gardenias. A white bridal arrangement centered the refreshment table, on which crystal candelabra were used. A petite crystal basket filled with baby's breath and tiny white mums centered the bride's book table. Assisting at the reception were the Mmes. T. W. Miller Jr., J. W. Simpson, the bride's godmother, Clarence C. Watkins, cousin of the bride; E. P. Jones Jr. Also the Misses Joyce Wether-ell, Marcia Andersen, Patricia Angel, Nancy Rutledge, Patty Roy, Julie Phillips, Carolyn Mays, Patsy Peter, Doane Randall, Betty Lou Herron, Polly Able, and the Mmes. Marion Hatcher, James G. Radebaugh, Paul Tanner, Robert Buxton. Mrs Timothy Bond Merrill, pianist, presented background - ""StKaw' " . . :;: :::,;,.:;.;,:: :;:. I ! If t s, J1'" " W --'(-,, - i ln i r-w-aniiivifimfun'-ffl-T MRS. MURPHY JAMES FOSTER JR i music hours. it during the reception Later during the evening Lt. Foster and his bride left for a wedding trip to California with the bride traveling in an oyster white sheath dress with navy blue and white cumberbund and brief navy blue jacket. Her hat was of navy blue straw and she wore a corsage with a single full blown yellow rose and stephanotis. Lt. Foster is on a 30 day leave, which began May 8, and will report to California before embarkation for duty in Korea. Out-of-town guests included Mr. and Mrs. Murphy James Foster and son, W. Prescott Foster 2nd of Franklin, La.; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Roberts and daughter, Miss Olive Roberts, of Shreveport, La.; Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Miller Jr., of Ashland, Ohio. Secretaries Meet, Install, Initiate The Chapter of the City Beauti-dent Miss Corinne Mills, vice pres-ful. National Secretaries Associa-ident Mrs Mary Feller, recording tion, will hold its annual install ,secretary Miss Elizabeth Ann tion of officers and initiation of smith, corresponding secretary, new members on T u e s d a y, and Miss Franc Marsh, treasur-at 8 p.m., in the Employes' Lounge er of the South Atlantic Gas Company! ' , ... , . . . at 100 E. Central Avenue. ; T-rs- CJarf oodarrl has served New officers who will be install-jas president of the local chapter ed are Mrs. Mildred Lavin, presi-jfor the past year.