BioM: Williams, Dawn LaVonne (1955)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Williams, Smith, McCarty, Straube,
Wallace, Benedict, Schmidtke, Woodford, Hause, King, Jakobi,
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville,
Clark Co., WI.) March 17, 1955
Williams, Dawn LaVonne (Marriage - 12 March
Methodist Church of Neillsville was the scene on March 12, 1955, of
the marriage of Miss Dawn LaVonne Williams to Herbert G. Smith,
both of Neillsville. The parents of the young couple are Mr.
and Mrs. Melford Williams and Mr. and Mrs. Bergen Smith.
Rev. Virgil Nulton, pastor of the church, performed the double ring
ceremony at an 8:00 p.m. candlelight service before an altar
decorated with white gladioli.
bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a powder blue suit
with white accessories. A corsage of pink carnations and white
hyacinths was pinned to her shoulder line.
was attended by Mary S. McCarty as her maid of
Arlo Smith attended his brother as best
man. Ushering at the church were Orrin Williams and Charles
reception for 60 guests was held in the church parlors following
After a week’s wedding trip to southern
Wisconsin Mr. and Mrs. Smith will make their home in Milwaukee,
where he is employed by the A. O. Smith Corp. Both young
people attended the Neillsville High School.
The following attended the wedding: Marcia and Debra Smith and Oakley Smith of Rockford, Ill.; Ronald Wallace, Rockford; Georgia and Donald Benedict, Loyal; Luann Schmidtke, Granton; Opal Woodford, Eau Claire; Mrs. Marie Hause, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Straube, Milwaukee; Mrs. Nettie Smith, Madison; Mr. and Mrs. Richard King, Dancy; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Jakobi and children, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Langfeldt, Marshfield.
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