NW OK Marrigage 1940-'41
Farrell-Irons - Thursday, 1940 - Miss Lucille Farrell Wed to Perry Irons In Impressive Ceremony Thursday - Uniting two well-known Alva families was the marriage of Miss Claudia Lucille Farrell and Perry Irons at 7 o'clock Thursday evening. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Farrell while Mr. Irons is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Irons.
Sims-Rush - Saturday, June 8, 1940, Enid, Okla. - Marriage of June 8 Is Announced - Miss Modean Sims was married to Donald Rush Saturday evening, June 8, in Enid at the Study of Rev. James Sours, Central Christian church. Mrs. Rush is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Sims of Waurika, Okla. Mr. Rush is the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Rush, Alva, Okla.
Keys-Torn - June 22, 1940, Oklahoma City, OK - Second Member of Quadruplets To Marry June 22 - Hollie, Okla. May 31 (1940) - The Keys quadruplets are about to lose a second member of their famous quartet via the wedding route. Announcement has been made here that Roberta Keys will marry Roland S. Torn of Canton, Tex., June 22 in the First Baptist church in Oklahoma City. Mrs. Fowler; Miss Leota Keys, speech instructor at Baptist Academy, San Marcos, Tex.; and Miss Mary Keys, teacher in the Edmond high school, will be members of Roberta's bridal party. The quads are the daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Flake M. Keys of Oklahoma City, former residents of Hollis. Robert's husband-to-be is the son of Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Torn of Taylor, Tex
Sanders-Shaefer - Thursday, June 26, 1940, Alva, Okla. - Gloria Sanders, Oscar Schaefer Wed Thursday - A wedding of interest to their many friends is that of Miss Gloria Lee Sanders, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. O. L. Sanders, of San Diego, California, and Oscar W. Schaefer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Schaefer, Alva. The wedding vows were exchanged Thursday morning, June 26 at the Lutheran church of Alva. Rev. Otto Hoyer officiated, with members of the immediate family present.
McConnell-Thomas, Jr. - July 16, 1940, Anniston, Ala. - Florence McConnell, Arthur Thomas, Jr. Exchange Vows - Married, July 16, in Anniston, Ala., were Miss Florence McConnell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ira E. McConnell of Topeka, and Arthur Thomas, Jr. Mrs. Thomas is a granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Bowling of Capron, Okla.
May-Garvin - Thursday, 1941 - Jean May and Loyd Garvin Are Wed In Simple Marriage Ceremony Thursday - In an impressive ceremony at 9 o'clock Thursday morning Miss Jean Kathryn May and Loyd Clinton Garvin were married in the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley W. May, 908 Seventh Street. The bride is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Miller, pioneer residents of Alva, while Mr. Garvin is the son of Mrs. Mamie Duel, Carmen.
McClure-Davey - June 3, 1941 - Engagement Announcement of Miss Linnie Lee McClure and Frank Vincent Davey - Interesting to Alva is announcement of the engagement and approaching marriage of Linnie Lee McClure, former Alva girl, to Frank Vincent Davey of Los Angeles, Calif. Mr. and Mrs. George Lowry McClure, Alva, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Miss Linnie Lee McClure, to Frank Vincent Davey, son of Mrs. Joseph A. Davey of Los Angeles, Calif., formerly of Buffalo, N.Y. The wedding will follow Miss McClure's graduation from Mount St. Mary's college in California in June.
Quigley-Reeves - August 1, 1941 - Former College Student Weds Friday Evening - Married Friday evening, August 1, at the home of Rev. and Mrs. A. Ray Vaughan, were Miss Vuren Quigley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. O. Quigley, Elkhart, Kans., and Marvin Reeves of Guymon.
Blumberg-Barkley - October 12, 1941 - Miss Blumberg and Mr. Barkley Are Married October 12 - A marriage of interest to their many friends in Alva is that of Miss Marian Blumberg, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Neil Blumberg, and J. D. Barkley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Barkley. The marriage vows were read October 12, in Enid, Oklahoma, by W. J. Gettel.
Bryson-McJunkin - November, 1941 - In an early November wedding, Miss Lena Bryson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George E. Bryson, Alva, became the bride of Lloyd A. McJunkin, Wichita. The wedding vows were read in Newton, Kansas, with Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Hobbs as the only attendants. Mrs. McJunkin is a graduate of Alva High School and attended Northwestern State college where she was president-elect of Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority for the year 1941-42. During the term of 1940-41 she was elected queen of the Ranger yearbook. Mr. McJunkin is the son of O. J. McJunkin, Wichita, and a graduate of Wellington high school.
Lehl-Staake - November 24, ca. 1941 - Miss Freida Lehl, Fred W. Staake Are Married November 24 - In a simple ceremony, November 24, Miss Freida Lehl became the bride of Fred W. Staake, at Medford, Oklahoma. The bride, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Lehl, Alva, wore a blue-green tweed suit with black accessories.
Green-Peebles - December 14, ca. 1941 - Miss Bertha Alice Green Becomes the Bride of Francis Marion Peebles - In an impressive ceremony Sunday afternoon, December 14, Miss Bertha Alice Green, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Green, Alva, became the bride of Mr. Francis Marion Peebles, Mutual, Oklahoma. The single ring ceremony was performed before an improvised altar of ferns and flowers with Rev. M. F. Langley, of the First Baptist church, officiating.
Schooley-Farrell - December 21, ca. 1941 - Approaching Marriage of Couple announced - Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Schooley have announced the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Bernice, to Mr. Kenneth Farrell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilson D. Farrell of Alva. The ceremony will take place in the home of Miss Schooley's parents, 1330 Flynn, December 21, at 2:30 p.m. Rev. M. F. Langley, pastor of the First Baptist church, will officiate. Mr. Farrell is now director of music in the Mooreland, Oklahoma, schools.
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