The bride was lovely in a white satin gown fashioned with a full net skirt of ballerina length. The fitted bodice featured a yoke of illusion and long sleeves cut to points over the wrist. Her fingertip veil was caught to a tiara of orange blossoms and she carried a bouquet of white carnations and stephanotis centered with an orchid.
The bride chose her sisters, Miss Darlene Childress and Mrs. John Tilton to attend her. Their ballerina length gowns of blue and shrimp pink were designed with lace bodices and full skirts of net over taffeta. Matching face veils and slippers completed their costumes. Petite Cathy Tilton, niece of the bride, was adorable as flower girl, and Ricky Kazwell was ring bearer.
Richard Tiebel served the groom as best man and John Tilton was groomsman, Kenneth Childress and Fred Elkins, Jr., acted as ushers.
For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Childress selected a forest green outfit complimented with black accessories and Mrs. Gibbs accented her beige ensemble with Brown accessories. Both wore corsages of bronze and yellow mums.
At a reception in parlors of the church after the ceremony, guests were served by the bride's aunt, Mrs. Vernon Loitz, Mrs. Robert Hunt, Miss Carolyn Purkey, Mrs. Kenneth Myers, Miss Elaine Hamann and Miss Delores Childress.
A graduate of Lowell high school with the class of 1951, Mrs. Gibbs has been employed in the office of Dr. Kazwell at Cedar Lake. Her husband was graduated from Crown Point high school in 1951 and is serving with the Navy. They will leave soon for Corpus Christi, Texas, where he is stationed.
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