BioM: Perdue, Betty Jane (1955)

Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon


Surnames: Perdue, Paulson, Ikner, Myrick, Robertson, Moseley, Reavis, Knight, Wilson, Dement, Buchan, Vaughn, Wise 

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) September 1, 1955 

Perdue, Betty Jane (Marriage - 1955) 

A five o’clock ceremony at the Cokesbury Methodist Church united in marriage Miss Betty Jane Perdue and Denis C. Paulson. The Wilford D. Wise performed the ceremony.  The parents of the young couple are Mr. and Mrs. Linwood Perdue of Henderson, N.C., and Mr. and Mrs. Claude A. Paulson of Neillsville. 

The wedding music was furnished by Miss Rebecca Buchan and Mrs. William Vaughn, Jr.  

The bride who was given in marriage by her father, wore a waltz length gown of Chantilly lace, designed by her mother.  The fingertip veil of imported illusion was attached to a crown of matching lace.  She carried a prayer book topped with white roses with tuberoses and white satin streamers.  

Miss Mary Ann Perdue served her sister as maid of honor.  The bridesmaids were Mrs. Jimmie Ray Ikner of Henderson, Miss Jeffie Myrick of Raleigh, N. C., Miss Lena Robertson of Henderson and Miss Grace Moseley, also of Henderson.  Miss Linda Perdue, sister of the bride was junior bridesmaid.  

The groom was attended by Bennie Lewis Reavis, Jr., as best man.  Ushers were Andrew Jackson Knight, Henderson; Kermit L. Wilson, Kinsley, Kans.; Russell Dement, Raleigh, N. C.; and Edwin C. Myrick of Garner, an uncle of the bride. 

For a wedding trip to unannounced points the bride changed into an avocado dress with white accessories. 

The bride is a graduate of the Middleburg High School and Henderson Business College. The groom, who is stationed at Norfolk, Va., with the United States Coast Guard, is a graduate of the Neillsville High School. 



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