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September 6, 1979
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::C. .... - - " = - Mr. and Mrs. Allen Glenn of Chestnut Cove, Pumpkintown, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Broom and Agnes CIDer visited Nora, Cu- bert and Gene Voiles in Knox- ville, Tenn., during the week J end. Lingerfelt-Hall Marriage Vows P [ i t t ! ;+ : 2 ! ;i ? i i SIIOWN AT Mc(;INNIS FAMILY REUNION ARE FIRST ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: KATHLEEN Buchanan, Webster; ltiida lloffman, Webster; and Eugene McGinnis. Alexandria. Va. Second row: ltev. S. T. McGimlis, Florida; Walter McGinnis, Vader, Wash.; and tlugh Lee McGinnis, Houston Tex.--Photo By Davenport Photo Service. 150 Attend Casev Familv Reunion. d .i Approximately 150 descen- dants of Bill and Amanda Casey celebrated the seventh annual Casey Reunion on August 4 and 5 at the Community Service ('enter in Sylva. Partv Honors .l Cullowhee VFD ('.ulh)whce Volunteer Fire De- parlmenl members and their wives were entertained at a cook-out and swimming party given by' Grady and Harriett F'arker on Tuesday evening, August 21, at the Parker resi- dence in Speedwell Community. Terming the event "real nice," a Fire Department spokesman expressed apprecia- tion to the Parkers, and ex- tended thanks and appreciation to them. Host and hostess for the event were iIr. and Mrs. Lyndon Casey. The reunion began with a cookout at 5 p.m., August 4 on the lawn of the Estus Casey home followed by a business meeting. The group then moved on to the Community Service Center for a party. The descendants and their guests met the next day for a program of song, scripture, and dinner at the Community Ser- vice Center. After dinner a history of the family was given by Victoria Casey and a reunion history by Mary Sue Casey. Oldest member, Mrs. Essie Casey and youngest member, Thomas Anthony Bush, Jr., were presented with gifts along with Victor Casey who traveled the longest distance. I 3 GENERATIONS LOSE i 100 POUNDS EACH J Credit Conway Diet Instltute I I i + I I I I ! l I, I I i This mother, grandmother and great grand- mother, although unrelated, have each lost 100 pounds or more while following the Ideal 1000 Calorie Diet and attending the weekly In- sight Seminars conducted by the Conway Diet Institute. Mrs Anna Crum, on the left, is the great- grandmother. She lost 107 pounds. Mrs. Ban- t hie Greenamyer, the young mother in the'cen- J : ter, lost 100V2 pounds. Mrs. Marge Fetters, on the right is the grandmother. She's lost 103 [. pounds. All three of the ladies are thrilled with their achievements and are delighted to recom- mend the Conway program to you. The Conway weight reduction program con- sists of three main elements: j • The Ideal 1000 calorie diet that includes I all food groups and exceeds the established nutritional requirement for adults. • Weekly educational seminars that deal with the physical, nutritional and emotional causes of overweight. J • The Forever Slim plan for permanently maintaining slimness. + NEW MEMBERS--SAVE $5. $  Bring this coupon with you to any meeting listed  and you will save $5.00 off the Initial Registration Fee of $6.00 and Weekly Seminar Fee of $3.00.  + Pay only $4.00 instead of $9.00. j : A r.tENa s^vEs ,s.oo o + If you bring a friend with you when you join, then the coupon will be worth $10.00, $5.00 for you and $5.00 for your friend. Offer expires Fridey, September 21, 1979 Weekly Insight-Motivation Seminars ! I I I l I+ I SyIva--Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. St. Mary's Church Corner of Bartlett & Old Dillsboro Rds. W. Asheville--Mondays, 7:30 p.m. 3oan of Arc School 915 Heywood Rd. OR CALL 293-9457 i l I I I l l I l I I I I I l l I I I I I l I I I I I I i I I I t I I I I ! ! I I 1 i I I New Members Always Welcome I Registratl°n $6 O0 plus Week'y Seminars $300 I C0N0000Y DIEI I00IIIUI[-No Fish Re@imd Family members came from the following places: Columbus and Lima, Ohio; Detroit, Mich. ; Chicago, Ill., Orlando, Fla.; Virginia: Knoxville, Tenn.; Greenville• Winston-Salem, Greensboro, Monroe, High Point, Mars Hill, and Canton. The reunion ended with a photography session, social hour and games. McGinnis Reunion Held Mr. and Mrs. D. E. "Huck" Hoffman hosted a reunion of the Sim Thomas and Hattie McGin- nis family at their home in Webster on Sunday afternoon. Mrs. Hoffman is the former Hilda McGinnis of Sylva. Mrs. Hoffman and her husband have recently semi-retired to North Carolina from Albuquerque, N. Mex. Family members attending included Mr. and Mrs. James Walter McGinnis, Vader, Wash. Mrs. McGinnis is the former Lucy Crawford of Balsam. They will be visiting in the area through September 24th with both families. Mr. Sire Thomas McGinnis, Jr., of Winter Haven, Fla., Mrs. Walter Williams, Lovesfield, the former Nancy McGinnis, daughter of S. T. McGinnis; Mr. Eugene F. MeGinnis and son, Jimmy of Alexandria, Va.; Mr. Hugh Lee McGinnis of Houston, Tex. ; Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Buchanan of Webster, Mrs. Buchanan is the former Kathleen McGinnis. Their daughter Linda Buchanan Morgan and husband Larry "Buzz" Morgan and son, Neal, all of Waxhaw. Joining with the MeGinnis group were members of the Harve and Clara McGinnis Pat- terson family including Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Massie. Mrs. Massie is the former Syble Pat- terson; their daughter, Judy and husband Ron Rhodes, all of Sylva ; Mrs. Willard Davenport, the former Jolene Patterson and her sons, Michael, Randy and Willard, Jr., all of Webster; her daughter, Bobble Sue and husband Dan Whitehead of Greenville, N.C.; Ms. Virginia Patterson and Ms. Peggy Pat- terson, both of Webster. A covered dish buffet was served during the early after- noon, followed by a song fest with various members of the group adding their musical talents. Various groups could be found strolling over the grounds of the Hoffman home, or sitting on the veranda reminiscing throughout the afternoon and evening. This was the first reu- nion of the McGinnis Family in 35 years. Cashiers Church Sets Homecoming Homecoming will be observed at the Cashiers Church of God on Sunday, September 9. Morn- ing worship service will be at 11 o'clock, after which dinner will be served on the grounds. There will be singing during the after- noon. Everyone is invited to attend. Exchanged In Church Ceremony Marie Locket Lingerfelt and David Coleman Hall were mar- ried in a ceremonyperformed at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Septem- ber 1, in St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Asheville, by Father Justin Pechulis. Mrs. Leah But- ler was organist. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Cleveland Lingerfelt, Jr., 44 Forest Road, Asheville. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Crom- well Hall, 3 Bridal Path Road, Asheville, and grandson of Mrs. David McKee Hall, Sr., of Sylva and the late Mr. Hall. Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a candle- light silk organza gown with bodice appliqued in silk Venise lace, a square neckline, fitted waist, sheer full sleeves and circular skirt that fell to a chapel train. She wore a man- tilla of candlelight illusion bor- dered with re-embroidered AI- encon lace which was worn by the bride's sisters in their weddings. She carried a cas- cade of debutante roses, ste- phanotis, baby's breath and ivy. Mrs. Jeffrey Tail of Asheville was her sister's matron of honor. She wore a floor-length gown of deep pink chiffon and carried a bouquet of debutante roses, baby's breath and ivy. She also wore a sprig of debutante roses and baby's breath in her hair. Bridesmaids were Mrs. Gre- gory Justice and Mrs. John Woodhouse, III, both of Ashe- utile. Their gowns were like that worn by the matron of honor. Mr. Hall served as his son's best man. Ushers were Robert Cromwell Hall, Jr., of Weaver- ville and Allen Mclean Hall of Chapel Hill, brothers of the groom, and Joseph Francis Lingerfelt of Asheville, brother of the bride. Christopher David Lewter of Tampa, Fla., nephew of the bride, was altar boy. The bride's mother wore an apricot silk short dress and phaleanopsis orchid and ivy corsage. The groom's mother .wore a flowered voile short dress and phaleanopsis orchid and ivy corsage. A garden reception was held at the home of the bride's parents. Assisting were Mrs. Allan Gordon of Asheville and Miss Cheryl Allen of Candler. The bride attended Western Carolina University where she was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha fraternity. She presently is enrolled at Asheville-Bun- combe Technical College pur- suing a degree in marketing. A former member of the Asheville Junior Assembly, she was pre- sented by the Rododendron Royal Brigade of Guards in 1976. The groom is a graduate of North Carolina State University with a BA degree in American history. He is associated with T. Woodrow Dillard Builders, Inc., Candler. Following a wedding trip, the couple will reside at Brevard Road, Asheville. Out-of-town guests attending the wedding included Mr. and Mrs. James H. Council, Boone; Mrs. David McKee Hall, Jr., Alexandria, Va.; Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Moore, Cincinnati, Ohio; Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. HeRtz, Glennville, Ga. ; Mr. and Mrs. David Richard Lewter, Tampa, Fla.; Mr. and Mrs. Wil- liam F. Godwin, Jr., Coral Gables. Fla.; Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Lingerfelt, III, Try- on; Mr. and Mrs. William J. Crea, Lake Logan; Mr. Fred H. Love, Charlotte. Carl Rex Smith were united in marriage in a ceremony per- formed by Dr. J. C. Alexander of Sylva at 5 p.m. Saturday, September 1. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Max Hedges of Raeford. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Smith, Morrisville. The wedding was in the Hod- ges residence in Raeford. Pro- viding wedding music were Bobby Pyron of Cullowhee, vocalist and guitarist, and Bob Jones of Cullowhee, vocalist ,and electric organist. Escorted by her brother, Michael Hicks, the bride wore a candlelight antique satin gown and a headdress of candlelight lace. She carried a bouquet of pink rose buds and baby's breath. Mrs. Janet Lee of Raeford was her sister's matron of honor. She wore a dusty rose gown, candlelight 'hat and gloves and carried a bouquet of small carnations, bachelor's buttons and small rose buds. BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 5th CLASSES IN Counted Cross-Stitch, Needlepoint, Knit And Crochet Come In And Register Now! Good Buys In Yarn! Prices Go Up After Sept. MAGGIE'S YARN BASKET 75 Porter Street, Heritage Hollow Franklin, N. C. Mrs. Carl Rex Smith /Vliss Hedges, Mr. Smith Exchange Marriage Vows Marian Anna Hedges and Cullen Clark of Andrews ser- ved as best man. Ushers were David Goodwin of Charlotte and Claude Smith of Charlotte. A reception in the home followed the ceremony. The bride is a 1979 graduate of Western Carolina University with a BS in psychology and counseling. The groom is a 1976 graduate of WCU with a BA in speech and theatre arts. He is employed with Hedges Associ- ates, Inc., in television produc- tion. The couple will reside at Lee Avenue, Fayetteville. FB--00THS--- Births reported at C. J. Harris Community Hospital recently include the following. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Pearlie Mason of Route 3, Bryson City, a daughter, Sonia Lynn, on August 24. Weight 5 pounds 9 ounces. Mr. and Mrs. Terry Bates of Route 7, Franklin, are the par- ents of a son, Jeffery Todd, born on August 25. Weight 8 pounds l ounce. A son, Brice Lon, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Lon Briee Nations of Route 1, Whittier, on August 23. Weight 5 pounds 8 ounces. Birth Announced + Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Conner, formerly of Sylva, are the proud parents of a son, Adam Cole- man, weight 8 pounds 6 ounces. Mr. and Mrs. Conner are now residents of Asheville where Mr. Conner is employed by Roses, Inc. The Conners also have a four-year old daughter, Juliet Lynn. In Elizabethan England violets ware eaten raw with onions or lettuce or mixed in broth. FAMILY MEMBERS GATHER OUTSIDE THE COMMUNITY SERVICE CENTER WHILE Casey Family Reunion. Mrs. Michael Kent Hunter Simpson-Hunter Marriage Vows Exchanged In Church Ceremony Deborah Gay Simpson and Michael Kent Hunter were married Saturday, August In, at 2 p.m. at Faith Memorial Cha- pel in Cedar Mountain. The Rev. Gene Chatfield, pastor of Lake Toxaway Baptist Church, officiated. Wedding music was provided by Miss Kristi Hunter, soloist, and Miss Tami Nissley, or- ganist. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Venson Sim- pson of 80 Chestnut Street., Brevard, and the late Charlotte Cox Simpson. The groom i the son of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Kent Hunter of Lake Toxaway and the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Hunter of Cashiers. The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a formal gown of dacron polyester organ- za trimmed in Venise lace and white appliqued medallions, crescent shaped bodice with in- serted blue satin ribbon, and high princess neckline. The skirt was highlighted with a chapel train. She wore a wide- brimmed hat trimmed with French lace and blue and white satin streamers. Her flowers were a cascade of white rose- buds, and baby blue daisies and baby's breath attached to a white Bible. Ms. Paula ling of Pisgah, sister of the bride, was honor attendant. She wore a dress of baby blue chiffon over blue taffeta with a round neckline edged in ruffles. The skirt fea- tured a ruffled apron with a chiffon rose attached at center back. She wore a blue rippled- brimmed hat and carried a basket of blue and white daisies. Bridesmaids were Mrs. Jane Simpson of Gastonia, sister-in- law of the bride; Miss Kristi Hunter of Lake Toxaway, sister of the groom; Mrs. Judy Bryson of Cashiers, aunt of the groom; Miss Ann Cook of Brevard; and Miss Barbara Perry of Bre- yard. The bridesmaids all wore gowns identical to that by the honor attendant and wore white hats. Serving as best man was father of the groom. Ushers were Gary Simpson of Gas- tonia, brother of the bride; Bill I i HI,I i Barton of Lake Toxaway, uncle of the groom; Jerry Hunter of GlenviUe, uncle of the groom; and Dennis Fisher and Beacher Franks of Lake Toxaway. Miss Nicole King, niece of the bride, and Miss Tawonna Bry- son, niece of the groom, were flower girls. Daniel Snipes, cousin of the groom, was ring bearer. An outdoor reception given by the parents of the bride was held at their home in Brevard. Following a wedding trip to Lake Norman, the couple will reside on Kim Miller Road at Lake Toxaway. The bride is a 1979 graduate of Brevard High School. The groom is a 1979 graduate of Rosman High School and is employed by Blue Ridge Lum- ber Company, Inc., in Glanville and will attend the National Hardwood Lumber Inspection School in January in Memphis, Tenn. Dewey Blantons Observe 50th Anniversary Dewey and Hazel Blanton of • Route 2, St. Matthews, S. C., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, August 25, at Conagree Baptist Church in St. Matthews. The oc- casion was hosted by their children: Vance and Becky Blanton of St. Matthews, Bar- bara and Ray Pangle of Prine- rills, Ore. On hand to help the couple celebrate were their many friends from" around South Carolina, along with members of their family, which included: Mary and Mark Bennett of Sylva, Ethel Bennett of Franklin, Bruce and Gall Riekman of West Columbia, S. C. Dewey and Hazel are former residents of Sylva and have six grandchildren and two great- grandchildren. Have you renewed your subscription? Hospital Installs iliYrnboer ?f jt.h HaOrSiPsi ttloAm: unity Hospital on Wednesday evening, August 29, held their annual picnic, a covered dsn affair, in Mr. and Mrs. '" Donald Ashling's yard at ,'Ore/ Little Acre " on Fisher cree. Joint host and hostess were Mr. and Mrs. Edwin W. Bradley, also of Fisher Creek. Assisting with serving was Miss jane Ensley. Special guests were Mr. and Mrs. Don Morgan, Mr. and Mrs. David O. Rice, Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Dux Mr and Mrs. Eldridge Painter' Ro)ert Har d- ing, Horace Shelpard, Cha_rl:s R. Rowlson, Miss Betty jea Ashbrook and Mrs. Paul Holt. Mrs. N. McMahan opened the program with the Hospital Aux" iliary Prayer. Mrs. Car! Dan e Killian, Sr., welcomea " guests and she then read fro John Keats' "Ode To AutUmn. Mrs. Wilma Jones, treasurer, gave a financial report, t " which she announced that eve half the $80,000 indebtedness to( having a wing of the hospital mr conditioned had been paid. The organization for some time has been paying over $1 200 a month on the indebtedness it incurred last year. Mrs. Horace Sheppard, marl- ager of the Thrift Shop, gav detailed report concerning t work of the dedicated worn who go on Wednesdays and Se- at turdays to help with selling ( the Thrift Shop. Mrs. Sheppa. gave specific tigures concede ing weekly revenues m ,"_, shop, for the last severfi months, with comparative '" gures for the past three Mrs.Theodore Fuller, man of the workers' meats and cochairman Mrs.Avery Mashburn of quilts committee, regarding sales of quilts made by members clean used woolen people of the a She spoke of two and dozen quilts made and some at Miss Ashbrook'S at Riverwood. Over been realized from the these colorful, useful Mrs. Killian for the coming bazaar lowing are in charge Miss Addle Beam, Mrs. Wilma Jones, Horace Sheppard. TheSe pointees will meet soon lecide on the time, place pecial committees for e bazaar. Don Morgan, president HAND MADE DRAPERIES +.o...., o, A now addition, sprsa, covadots, comforters with THE cusT0 Rt. 3, trcle McConnell "SAVE