Saturday, August 25, 2012

Tomball Couple Wed in Church Ceremony

A wedding of interet to relatives and friends in this county was solemnized Thursday evening, September11, in the First Baptist Church at Tomball, Texas when Miss Geraldine West, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leo West, became the bride of Arlis Roy Clepper, son of Mr. and Mrs. O. M. Clepper, all of that city. Rev. Gerald Cannon read the wedding rights. The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a diaphanous gown of nylon marquisette over taffeta, designed with a lace yoke and sweetheart neckline, outlined by a fitted lace fold. The lace mofit was repeated at the hips and in a centerpiece panel of the bouffant skirt. Her train was cathedral length and her veil of French illusion was held by a ____ of pearls. She carried an arm bouquet of red roses. Miss Irma Joyce Patterson, maid of honor, was gowned in a yellow nylon net over taffata styled with a net stole. Her had and gloves matched the dress. She carried a nosegay of orchid Esther Reid dasies. Miss Carl Maglitto and Mrs. Millard Ford Jr. were bridesmaids. They wore gowns of blue and pink, similar tot he matron of honor's gown. They carried nosegays of pink and blue Esther Reid daisies. Liggle Miss Cynthia Vought, flower girl was dressed in white, as was Ronald West, brother of the bride, who was the ring bearer. Johnny Morris Clepper served his brother as best man, while James Olan Lovett and Millard Ford, Jr., were groomsmen. Reagan Coe and Steward Lambert were ushers. Immediately following the ceremony a reception was held at the home of the bride's parents. The entire wedding party, including the minister, were school mates and were in the receiving line with the couple and their parents. The bride and groom are both graduates of Tomball High School after a wedding trip to New Braunfels, they are at home in Huntsville, where Mr. Clepper is a student at Sam Houston State Teachers College.

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