The Glenwood Herald Marriage Announcements

Wamble-Hays October 9, 1941
The marriage of Miss Jimmie Wamble daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G.J. Wamble of Buckingham, Florida to Mrs. William Curtis Hays, Jr., was beautifully solemnized at 5 o'clock, Sunday p.m. at the home of the groom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. O.T. Hays in Amity, with the Rev. J.A. Newell, pastor of the Methodist Church of Chidester, formerly of Amity, reading the single ring service in the presence of the immediate family and a few close friends. The bride was lovely in a fall model of Soldier Blue with nut brown accessories and her flowers were Tallsman roses. The couple stood before an improvised alter in the living room, where a tall candelabra held white tapers, which were lighted by Elizabeth and Ann Hays, sisters of the groom, and the wedding march was played by Ralph Hays, who played "To a Wild Rose" during the ceremony. Flower girls were Sue Hays, sister of the groom and Beverly Kelley of Glenwood, niece of the groom. George Hays served his brother as best man and Miss Evelyn Hays was the bride's only attendant. Following the ceremony, a wedding supper, served buffet style, was served the guests - the bridal table was centered with a three tiered wedding cake. The young couple left immediately after the ceremony for a honeymoon in Florida after which they will reside in Memphis where the groom is employed.


Talley-Bright Thursday, May 23, 1940, Vol. 15, No. 15
Mr. and Mrs. R.L. Talley, announce the marriage of their oldest daughter, Addie Faye, to Vernon Bright, son of Mr. and Mrs. S.D. Bright of Royal, Arkansas. The marriage occurred in Benton Thursday, May 16, the Rev. E. O. Hurst performed the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. Victor Bright, brother of the groom and Mr. and Mrs. Ernice Lindsey of Little Rock, were the only attendants.

Mr. and Mrs. Bright will reside in Little Rock where the groom is employed with the Stamps-Baxter Music Company.


Hollifield-Stafford Thursday, May 30, 1940, Vol. 15, No. 16
Mr. and Mrs. J.T. Hollifield of Hopper announce the marriage of their daughter, Beatrice to Ralph Stafford, son of Mrs. Dovie Stafford of Glenwood.

The ceremony was performed at the home of the Rev. Roy Hughes, the officiating minister. Miss Lois White and Charlie Huff of Glenwood were the only attendants.

Mr. and Mrs. Stafford will reside in Glenwood where the groom is employed at the Golden Lumber Company.


Jordon-Bissell Thursday, Jun 20, 1940, Vol. 15, No. 19
Mr. and Mrs. E.W. Jordon announce the marriage of their daughter, Jeanne, to Mr. Larry Bissell of Davenport, Iowa, on April 30th. The bride wore a navy blue dress, and her flowers were an arm bouquet of pink roses. Mr. Elbert Bissell, brother of the groom was best man. The bridge was a graduate of Rogers High school of 1939. The groom having received his education in the local public school of Davenport and having since studied electricity. He is employed at present at the Rock Island Sash and Doorworks in Illinois. They plan a deferred honeymoon trip to Los Angeles, California this fall to visit the bride’s parents in route. They will reside at 916 Bridge Avenue, Davenport, Iowa.


Gould-Metz Thursday, Oct. 17, 1940, Vol. 15, No. 36
A wedding of much surprise to the many friends of the bride here, is that of Miss Gloria Gould, to William E. Metz of Washington, D.C. The bride is the granddaughter of Dr. and Mrs. W.B. Gould and attended high school here part of last year.


Woodall-Gaither Thursday, Oct. 17, 1940, Vol. 15, No. 36
Mr. Clyde Gaither, son of E.L. Gaiter of Mt. Pine and Miss Mary Francis Woodall, daughter of J.D. Woodall of Glenwood were married at the home of the Rev. J.L. Hamilton, Saturday after noon at 5 o’clock. After a short honeymoon, they will reside in Hot Springs where the groom is employed.


Wood-Oakes July 14, 1927, Vol. 2, No. 21
Miss May Belle Oakes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.G. Oakes of this city, and John Albert Woods of Ocean Springs, Miss., were married last Thursday morning at 10:00 at the home of the bride. The ceremony was performed by Dr. William Moore Scott of Little Rock, in the presence of a small group of relatives and friends.

The house was beautifully decorated with a profusion of shasta daisies and other summer flowers. The canopy under which they were married was beautifully decorated with crepe paper and banked with ferns. Before the services, Miss Lucile Gould sand, "I Love You Truly," with accompaniment at the piano by Mrs. W.A. McKeowen, who also played the wedding march.

The bride entered the room on the arm of her father who gave her in marriage. The bride was lovely in a gown of rose chiffon with accessories to match and wore a corsage of rosebuds.

James Oakes Jr., brother of the bride, served the groom as best man.

The bride is a graduate of Henderson Brown College at Arkadelphia, Ark. The groom is a graduate of Union College, at Schenectady, New York. He served as Major in the Canadian Army during the World War, and is a landscape engineer with offices at Ocean Springs, Miss., where the couple will make their home.


Watson-Pate September 1, 1927, Vol. 2, No. 28
The marriage of Mr. Ordis Watson, of Highland, and Miss Herma Pate of Glenwood, took place Wednesday, August 24, at Waldo, Ark., Rev. U.R. Beeson performing the ceremony in the presence of a few friends.

Mr. Watson is a young businessman and is connected with his father in business at Highland. The bride is the pretty and attractive daughter and Mr. and Mrs. D.J. Pate of Glenwood, and has a host of friends here.

After a brief honeymoon trip to points in Texas, the happy couple will return to Highland where they will be at home.

To Mr. and Mrs. Watson, the Herald extends congratulations; and joins in with their many friends in wishing for them a long happy life.


Barnett-Sellars September 1, 1927, Vol. 2, No. 28
Another popular young couple of Glenwood have joined that seemingly incurable caravan which is moving to those mysterious realms of wedded bliss, when on August 27, Mr. Jewel Barnett and Miss Winnie Sellars were united in marriage at Hot Springs, Rev. W.M. Seymore officiating in the presence of a few relative and friends.

Mr. Barnett is one of the promising young men of Glenwood, and valuable employee of the Caddo River Lumber Company. The bride is the well known and attractive daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Sellars of Glenwood, and has many friends.

Mrs. And Mrs. Barnett will make their home in Glenwood where their many friends will wish for them a long and happy life. The Herald, together with their many friends extends sincere congratulations.


Lawless-Lively September 13, 1928, Vol. 3
The marriage of Miss Eva Lawless and Mr. Eris Lively which took place at the home of the bride, Saturday night at seven o'clock, is of much interest to a large circle of friends of both the bride and groom.  The ceremony was performed by the Rev. W.M. Quinn, pastor of the Freewill Baptist church in the presence of the immediate family and a few friends.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Lawless, a pretty and popular young lady and both she and the groom have many friends to wish them happiness and prosperity.  Mr. and Mrs. Lively will reside in Glenwood and the Herald joins with many friends in wishing them a long happy journey over the sea of matrimony.

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