Lawson Lanier Wedding

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Lawson Lanier Wedding - "Buddy" Branch, John Andrews, Andrews, Stanley...
"Buddy" Branch, John Andrews, Andrews, Stanley Marks, John Capell, Philip Carr and "Bill' Marks . . . Champagne in crystal glasses was served throughout the evening. At 10:30 antique brass trays were brought in lined with crystal platters of hors d'oeuvres, canapes and breast-of-turkey breast-of-turkey breast-of-turkey breast-of-turkey breast-of-turkey sandwiches . . . There was dancing until the midnight music music of "After The Ball Is Over," when members returned returned to the stage, waving farewell to their guests as the curtain curled down. They will not appear in costume again until the first Wednesday Wednesday evening in December, 1964, for the 15th annual ball of the Mystic Order of Minerva. Minerva. WITH THIS RING.-State-ly RING.-State-ly RING.-State-ly RING.-State-ly RING.-State-ly lilies and spikes of white stock filled the altar vases and the arms of the two bronze angels guarding the chancel rail of St. John's Episcopal Church Filday evening, evening, Dec. 6th. Laurel garlands garlands festooned the front of the chancel and white candles . in nine-branched nine-branched nine-branched candelabra shed a soft light on the jewel-toned jewel-toned jewel-toned windows banked with magnolia leaves . . . The Rev. Charles Douglas, rector of the church, officiated officiated and Allan Flowers of Atlanta, was organist, playing playing a program of sacred music music and the traditional wedding wedding marches . . . Jule Gunter Lawson, daughter of Justice Thomas Seay Lawson and the late Rose (Gunter) Lawson, was given in marriage by her father. She wore an ivory peau de soie wedding gown etched in seed-pearl seed-pearl seed-pearl embroidery,, embroidery,, the graceful full skirt swept into a cathedral train. Her veil was exquisite Brussels Brussels lace and she carried a cascade of white orchids and lilies of the valley . . . Bride Jule wore a pearl necklace necklace that had belonged to her beloved mother . . . Four of the bride's cousins were attendants: Florence (Evans) Jordan of Raleigh, N.C., matron- matron- matron- of honor; Frances (Marks) Bruton, Chicago; Margaret (Kohn) McCall, Baltimore; and Amy Lawson, Greensboro, Ala. along with Ann Dee, Carol Stone, Julie Haddon, Susan Foster, Sally Anderson and the bridegroom's bridegroom's two sisters, Lucy Lanier Lanier and Mary Seibels Lanier '. . . Their floor-length floor-length floor-length gowns Jule Gunter Lawson Friday evening became the bride of Clifford Anderson Lanier, Jr. . . . See were cerise peau de soie, and the bell-shaped bell-shaped bell-shaped skirts flowed into chapel trains at the back. They wore cerise-veiled cerise-veiled cerise-veiled coronets and carried white camellia bouquets showered with white fleur d'amour blossoms ... The bridegroom, bridegroom, Clifford Anderson Lanier, Lanier, Jr., son of Minnie Louise Louise (Culver) and Clifford A. Lanier, was attended by his father as best man . . . Groomsmen were the bride's brother, Thomas Seay Law-son, Law-son, Law-son, Jr., Birmingham; four childhood friends, Billie Williamson, Williamson, Fred Jones, John Yelverton, and Charlie W. Jones, Jr., and Peter Brock . , . Ushers were Nimrod Frazer, Uhland Redd, III, Florence, Ala.; a cousin, William William Branch, Jr.; John Bowman, Bowman, William Gauntt, Jack Noble, Noble, Pensacola; Robert Cope of Union Springs, Bradley Hale, John Deramus, Sloan Cassels, Jr., of Atlanta; and Frank Broadway . . . The bridegroom's mother wore a moss-green moss-green moss-green silk gown and matching coronet hat. And the bride's godmother, Elizabeth Coleman of Tuscaloosa, chose a pale green silk crepe gown, the bodice embroidered in gold and silver beads. Her hat was a circlet of gold lame . . . A reception was given by the bride's father father at the Montgomery Country Country Club. Kentia palms decorated decorated the Terrace room and the shimmer of many candles in cathedral candelabra lent a lovely light . . . Guests registered in the Bride's book, which was placed on a table adorned with a white cherub candelabra wreathed at t h e base with white Butterfly roses . . . White Meissen III candelabra decorated the bride's cake table, centered with a tiered cake embossed in white spun sugar gardenias. gardenias. Garlands of lacy hothouse hothouse smilax festooned this table clothed in alencon lace . . . Coffee was served from a table appointed in heirloom silver and the centerpiece centerpiece was a classical arrangement arrangement of Ascension lilies and white stock ... Jule looked equally lovely in her going-away going-away going-away costume of imported imported white wool, the jacket bound in topaz . . . Jule and Clifford will fly to Mont-ego Mont-ego Mont-ego Bay, one of Jamaica's most glamorous resorts lapped by the cerulean blue !''' Promenader paragraph, waters of the Caribbean Sea. They will return to the States by ship, boarding it in Kingston, Kingston, capital of this lovely island island ... The Junior La-niers La-niers La-niers will reside at 2006 Commodore, Commodore, while completing blueprints for their own new home on the Vaughan Road. RESPLENDENT REHEARSAL REHEARSAL Party The Terrace room in the Montgomery Country Club was the scene of an elegant evening affair when Minnie Louise (Culver) and Clifford Lanier entertained entertained for their son, Clifford Jr., and his beautiful bride-to-be, bride-to-be, bride-to-be, bride-to-be, bride-to-be, Jule Lawson Thursday evening . . . The guest list of 100 included the 35 members members of the wedding party along with immediate families and relatives of the Lawson, Gunter, Lanier and C u 1 v e r families in Montgomery and from many other cities, plus out-of-town out-of-town out-of-town out-of-town out-of-town guests ... Long refectory tables, decorated with tall brass epergnes, ar-v ar-v ar-v ranged with gold and white pompon chrysanthemums, sunrayed from a center wedding-ring wedding-ring wedding-ring wedding-ring table draped in white satin damask. Woodwardia fern filled the center of the ring table and towering above the pale green fern fronds was a classic urn of gold and white blossoms ... An orchestra orchestra playing appropriate music added to the pleasures of the table. And during the delectable delectable dinner many clever and witty, sentimental and eloquent eloquent tributes were presented as toasts in champagne to the future Mr, and Mrs. Clifford Lanier Jr . . . Bradley Hale, smothered in silver fox furs, was a male Go Peep, giving a detailed description in Promenader Promenader parlance of what the bridegroom would wear to the wedding ... It was an evening evening to cherish and recall. THE BEAT OF BONGO DRUMS signaled the grand entry of the Captain and his Lieutenants to welcome guests to the 14th annual ball of the Krewe of Athenians Saturday J evening in the City Auditori- Auditori- a

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  1. The Montgomery Advertiser,
  2. 08 Dec 1963, Sun,
  3. Page 54

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