Morton Church Scene of Nuptial Ceremony

MORTON - Baskets of pink gladioli and white stock decorated the Morton Methodist church for nuptials February 3 uniting Miss Lois Volana Noel and Gerald Edward Goble.

The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Frank Noel, Morton, and her husband's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Edward Goble of Randle.

The evening ceremony was read by the Rev. Everette Filbert in the presence of 200 guests. In addition to the floral bouquets, the church was decorated with two seven-taper candelabra and windows were illuminated by single candles encircled by pink and white carnations.

Miss Connie Nichols of Olympia was vocal soloist, accompanied by Mrs. Iver Jacobsen.

Given in marriage by her brother, Verle Gleason, the bride wore a gown of white Chantilly lace styled with a fitted bodice and fingertip-length sleeves. The scalloped neckline of the bodice was outlined with seed pearls. The bouffant skirt featured tiers of pleated organdy and Chantilly lace. Her tiara was of seed pearls and caught the fingertip veil. She carried a bouquet of stephanolis centered by a white orchid and topping a white Bible.

Miss Sharon Noel was maid of honor for her sister, wearing a dress of pink brocade taffeta. She carried a bouquet of pink carnations and hyacinths atop a white Bible. In her hair, she wore a crescent of pink carnations and pink hyacinths.

Bridesmaids were Miss Nancy Gleason, Randle; Miss Terry Peterson, Morton, and Miss Linda Noel, Kent. Their dresses were styled like that of the maid of honor and their flowers were identical. Miss LaDonna Wood, Seattle, and Miss Sherry Sue Ingalsbe, Morton, were the candlelighters. They wore dresses of white brocade, taffeta and carried pink tapers decorated with pink net and ribbons. Their wrist corsages were of pink carnations.

Miss Jennifer Gleason, cousin of the bride, was the flower girl. Her frock was of white organdy with white lace and she carried a basket of pink rosebuds and white carnations.

Bill West was best man, and ushers were Ronnie Dodrill and Gary Woods. Ray Gleason, cousin of the bride, was ring bearer.

For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Noel chose a dress of beige wool worn with light beige accessories. Mrs. Goble was wearing a frock of turqouise brocade taffeta with black accessories. Both had pink carnation corsages.

Members of the Women's Society of Christian Service of the Morton Methodist church were hostesses for the reception later at the church.

The tiered wedding cake, decorated with pink roses and lily-of-the valley, was the focal point of the serving table. Mrs. Leona Gleason of Randle presided at the punch bowl and Mrs. Leona Wistrand, Poulsbo, and Mrs. Eileen Gleason, Toledo, presided at tea and coffee services. Mrs. Beatrice Carey served wedding cake. Miss Wilma Carver, Miss Kathy Best and Miss Frances Smith were in charge of gifts and Mrs. Carleen Christian had the guest book.

When the newlyweds left for a wedding trip to Spokane, the bride was wearing a violet wool sheath dress topped by a beige coat and worn with violet accessories.

The bride is a graduate of Morton high school and is a student at Centralia College. Her husband, a Randle high school graduate, is employed by Cowlitz Veneer in Randle.

Out-of-town guests at the wedding came from Olympia, Chehalis, Seattle, Poulsbo, Kent, Castlerock, Toledo, Randle and Silverton.

Source: The Daily Chronicle (Centralia, WA), Tues., 21 Feb 1961, page 3.

Transcribed by Jenny Tenlen. She has no further information on this individual.