We celebrate the hearts and flowers of Valentines Day and warm the cold light of February by recalling weddings from years past.  Today’s comes from the November 13, 1919 Skidmore News, page 1:


Mrs. Laura Sharp and Mr. Miles Cook were united in marriage at 6 o’clock p.m. Sunday, November 9, 1919 at the home of the bride.

The bride was attractively gowned in midnight blue messaline, while the groom wore the conventional black.

The house was beautifully decorated in pink and white, pink rosebuds and white carnations were the flowers.

The contracting parties took their places under an arch, where Rev. R. G. Stewart read the ceremony that united them in marriage.

Following the ceremony a two-course dinner was served.

The bride and groom have always lived in this community and they are well known to a large circle of friends.

The bride is a good Christian woman, among the best workers of the M. E. Church South and is noted for her charming personality and graces of character.

The groom has been a very successful farmer and is known as a man of sterling character.

Those present at the wedding were: Rev. and Mrs. H. G. Stewart, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Beverlin and Mr. and Mrs. T. O. Parsons.

Their many friends wish them a long and happy wedded life.


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