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bPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Former's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, DECEMBER I, 1988 7 The Social Page Engagements Weddings Announcements Phone 725-2046 th A. Brown an d Ronald Gray Sigler United in Marriage Mr. and Brown, daughter H. Brown, nd Ronald Gray and Mrs. John and Mr. and Pa., Street Shepherd- at 2:00 in the Cathcart of- Byington Mad- Mrs. Sigler dex, served as acolytes. Organist Mrs. D. Lee Morgan presented a program of music which included: Largo and Trumpet Tune by Vivaldi and Minuet and Prayer by Bowllman. Wagner's Bridal March and Trumpet Voluntary by Purcell ac- companied the processional, the reces- sional was Mendelsohn's Wedding March. Mrs. Morgan also accom- panied Mrs. Lawrence Cleaver, who sang "Sweet Story of Old," a baptism song traditionally used in the bride's family for three generations. Escorted by her father and given in marriage by her family, the bride wore a traditional formal length gown of white crystal organza. The gown featured a wedding band collar, fitted bodice and mermaid skirt. The fitted sleeves and bodice were adorned with chantilly lace, pearls and sequins. For the headpiece the bride chose a Juliet cap festooned with pearls and sequins. She carried a cascade of rosaria lillies with bridal roses, sward fern and baby's breath. Amanda Brown was maid of honor. The bridesmaids were Shelley Gustines and Kathryn and Margaret Brown. Jordan Sigler was the junior bridesmaid, flower girls were Justine Sigler and Susan Altieri. The bride's attendants wore tea- length gowns in daphne rose. The flower girls wore dresses of pale pink. The attendants carried bouquets of rhubrum lillies and sward fern with pink and white ribbons braided down the stems. Bobby Code, Hershey, Pa., was best man. Groomsmen were John Dillow, Ward Sigler, Jr., and Ronald Brown. Robbie Motch was junior groomsman, and William Cleaver, ringbearer. The mothers of the bride and groom were presented with corsages of rosaria lillies and baby's breath before being escorted to their seats. A reception followed the ceremony at the American Legion in Charles Town The room was decorated with pink and white balloons, paper hells and streamers, decorated by Mrs. Henry Maddex. The bride and groom left for a Car- ribbean cruise after the reception. "f'ney are residing in Tttscawilla Hills, Charles Town. The bride is a 1986 graduate of Shepherd College and is presently employed at Jefferson Security Bank and as a realtor for Country Heritage Realty. The groom is an assistant trainer at Charles Town Race Track. Donna White Becomes Brid e of Bret Fi!;nchpaugh in Denver Beth Eden Baptist Church in Denver, Colo., was the scene of the early afternoon, October 22 marriage of Donna Lou White, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Toady) White, Lakewood, Colo., and Bret Flin- chpaugh, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Flinchpaugh, of Denver. The bride is the granddaughter of the late Holmes and Mary White, of Middleway, and has many relatives and friends in this area, where she spent many happy hours during sum- mer breaks visiting her grandparents in Middleway, which became her se- cond home. Solemnizing the marriage before an altar set with twin candelabra hearts, a Unity candle, and two large brass stands filled with autumn flowers ac- cented with lillies, was the church pastor, the Rev. Gregory Mutsch. Special music numbers. "We've On- ly Just Begun", "The Wedding Song", and "The Lord's Prayer", were sung by Daniel White, brother of the bride. Given in marriage by her father, the bride was lovely in a gown of satin and lace. Venice lace trimming the Queen Anne neckline, modified Elizabethan sleeves molded into a fitted bodice and basque waist which topped a full skirt of Chantilly lace ruffles that extended to a chapel-length train. Deborah White Lee was matron of honor and bridesmaids were Teresa Harding, Linnea l,ee, Leeann Flin- chpaugh and Deana Young. Flower girls were Amanda Lee and Jamie White. The attendants wore tea-length gowns of lace with close-fitted bodice and sweetheart neckline with tapered sleeves. The full skirts were covered with chiffon and highlighted by lace. Flower girls wore white satin dresses with chiffon overlays, ribbons and hooped skirts. The groom's best man was Clint Flinchpaugh. Groomsmen were Mark Dill, Jim Pelloni, Scott Swenson and Mr. and Mrs. Flinchpaugh Gary Younger. Ringbearers were Randy White and Charlie Lee. The bride's mother wore a grey pleated silk dress. The groom's mother wore a lilac silk overlay dress. A reception followed under an array of wedding bells, ribbons and streamers. A three-tier cake was at- tached by ribbon stairways to six satellite cakes of assorted flavors and a fountain flowed with delicious fruit punch. The bride is a 1984 graduate of Green Mountain High School, Lakewood, and is a licensed cosmetologist and graduated from Red Rocks Communi- ty College. She is employed at the Mar- tin Marietta Aerospace Center in Denver in cost accounting. The groom is a 1985 graduate of West High School in Denver and is employed in the public schools there. Following the reception, a carriage drawn by two Clydesdale horses took the bride and groom on the first step of their honeymoon, a week at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas, Nev. They are now at home in Lakewood. Many out-of-town guests attended the wedding, including a childhood friend of the bride, Teresa Harding, who spent three weeks helping the family with wedding plans. /, :i  , . Mr. and Mrs. Kelican and Jeffery 24, in a Performed at 6 Church in rector, Rev. Linda Denise Dodson, J, 00,ffery Kelican Married The ceremony was preceded by a She wore a long white satin gown with graduates of Shepherd College. The The best" man and the groom's progrffm "-of traditional music by layers of lace complimented by a ruby bride is employed by the Department fraternity brothers hosted a bachelor t Mrs. D. Lee Morgan, who  sash to match the other attedants, of Defense in Fort Meade, Md., and the party for the groom at the home of Bill played Trmnpet Tune in D Major' by Harry Barker III, was best man. groom is employed by Computer Bas- Fritz, Shepherdstown. Purcell for the ,processional and The groomsmen were Earl E. Kelican, ed Systems, Inc., at NASA Goddard The bride and groom spent one night Mendelssohn s 'A Midsummer Jr,DrakeDodson, David Ramsburg, Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md. at the Bavarian Inn, Sbepherdstown, Night s Dream," for the recessional. /V Smith, Mike Geraghty and FM- Pre-nuptial events included a then flew from National Airport to Gary Whittington sang "The Gift of die Hargreaves. shower given by Tracy Garber and New York where they left on a cruise ,,Lve," "The Wedding Song," and Erik Kelican was ring bearer. Karen Schubert. Linda was also sur- to Bermuda. They will reside in The Wedding Prayer. ' The bride's mother wore a light prised by a shower given at her office Laurel, Md. Escorted by her father and given in peach tea-length dress adorned with by her co-workers. Relatives and friends attended the marriage by her parents, the bride lace. The groom's mother chose a The groom's parents hosted the wedding from West Virginia, Virginia, wore a formal gown of white satin mauve tea-length dresS, rehearsal dinner for the wedding par- Maryland, Montana, Ohio, Kentucky, featuring a scalloped V-neckline and The bride's color scheme was car- ty at the Turf Restaurant in Charles Texas, Florida, New York, North back. The bodice was trimmed in silk ried out in the decorations on the wed- Town. Carolina and Pennsylvania. Venise lace. Falling from the basque ding cake, baked by Bev Bradley, . waistline was a semi-cathedral train Charles Town. The figurine on top of adorned with embroidered schiffli the cake was the same one used on the Whis Weekend Visit lace. Her veil fell from a wreath of wedding cake of the bride's parents T H E F L A M E R o o lace, flowers and sprays of pearls, and twenty-six years ago. Carla Kelican .................. she carried a cascade of white roses, was in charge of the guest book, Matt Watch the Football Games on i ........ Serv ng as matron of honor was Dodson handed out the bulletins ........... -, Tracy Garber, the maid of honor was Acolytes were Rob Dodson and Aaron W | Cl O  3 e  11 1 V Karen Schubert. Bridesmaids were Custer, and the church was decorated nn yes Ha Hour Eve Da Carol Evich, Ruth Doepkers, Donna by A Gro . ppy ry y Studemann,. Angela DeJong and A reception was held at The Shan- 4"3. 0to 7".00 p.rn. Melmsa Webster, who wore tea-length nondale Club, beautifully decorated by !PDlff'lh" 1[. rt,gw TlrDm-, ruby satin dresses featuring a lace Pat Maye and the Shannondale s. aaaa aauao u ,,lr.,vl-l+O covered bodice. Garden Club. '4 The flower girl was Brandy Kelican. The bride and groom are both Thursday-Friday-Saturday + Dine & Dance by Firelight to the music of ROGER BACHE playing your all-time favorites Roger L. Henshaw. The bride is the daughter of M. and .Mrs. Richard M, D(xLn, Bowie, Md., the groom the son ot Mr. and Mrs. Earl E. Keliean, Charles Town. Restaurant i,, s,00/ooa ff 00DAyNIGHT YOU CAN EAT $10.95 ,FRESH SEAFOOD-- t00ht Prime Rib of Beef ] '100.50 1 PriVate Catering On and C)ff lremises C)Pen 11 AM. 0 PM Closed Monday vrrx Rccr atlon Rccomnlclldt'd __.J CHFFSID INN l co,,,.eMce ce,re 535-6302 U.S. 340 - Harpers Ferry, WV Hilltop House Hotel Ginger Bread i I House I Baking Contest \\; November 1 5ADecember 2 $150 Cash Prizes Prizes for Children and Adults Group Entries Welcome Harpers Ferry Olde Tyme Christmas Dec. 2 / 3/4 and Dec. 9 / I 0 / I I Call 535-2132 for more information I I