BioM: Dixon, Anna Marie (1956)
Surnames: Dixon, Harrison, Blake, Conklyn, Farrar, DePriest,
Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 06/14/1956
Marie (Marriage - 9 June 1956)
The Rev. and
Mrs. Richard Harrison are on a tour of the southeastern part of the
United States and Florida and will be at home after July 5. Their
marriage took place Saturday, June 9, at 3:30 p.m. at Chapel on Fir
Hill, Akron, Ohio.
the bride, the former Anna Marie Dixon, are Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Dixon of Akron, Ohio, and the groom’s mother is Mrs. N. R.
DePriest of Madison.
wedding, the bride wore a gown of lace designed with a fitted
bodice and long sleeves. Rows of ruffled net detailed the back of
the floor-length skirt. She wore a single strand of pearls, and
pearls were used in the tiara head piece which held the finger tip
illusion veil. She carried a small bouquet of stephanotis centered
with a single white orchid, which she later pinned to the shoulder
of the blue linen suit of her going away ensemble.
attendants wore organdy frocks of yellow for the matron of honor
and green for the bridesmaids. Mrs. Richard Blake, of Richmond,
Va., was matron of honor, and the Misses Nancy Conklyn, of Tiffon,
Ohio, and Mary Lee Farrar, of Weirton, W. Va., were the
second class Ronnie L. DePriest, of Madison, served his brother as
best man. Ushers were Charles D. Dixon, brother of the bride, and
David O’Reilly, cousin of the groom.
ceremony, three nuptial songs were sung, "Because," "Lord’s
Prayer," and "Entreat Me Not to Leave Thee." Candelabra with green
and white floral arrangements adorned the church.
the ceremony, a reception was held at the church social hall.
Prior to her marriage, the bride was a teacher at Ashtabula, Ohio. The groom is co-director of the Larger Marathon Parish and pastor of the Presbyterian church in Abbotsford and Stratford.
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