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The Woodville Republican, Thursday, October 24, 2013 Page 3 Reformation Day Service At Woodville Presbyterian Church The Woodville Presbyte- rian Church once again will celebrate its heritage as a Church of the Protestant Ref- ormation by holding a special Reformation Day service on Sunday evening, October 27, beginning at 6 p.m. The speaker for this year's service will be the Rev- erend Hugh Acten, paster of the Heidelberg Presbyterian Church, and his topic will be "The Mediation of Christ in Prayer -- A Reformational View." The members of the Woodville Presbyterian Church takes this means to invite others in the commu- nity to join with them for this event. DAR To Meet Oct. 26, 11:30 a.m. Liberty Library The Amite River Chap- Library in the conference ter, Daughters of the Ameri- room. can Revolution, will meet Hostesses will be Canetti on Saturday, October 26, at O'Brien, Andrea Wiltshire 11:30 a.m. at the Liberty and MarilynHarvey. Towns Set Date, Hours For Trick Or Treating Officials in the towns of in Trick or Treating. This is Centreville and Woodville have announced the date and hours during which Trick or Treating will be allowed in their corporate limits. In beth towns, Trick or Treating has been set on Halloween Day, which is Thursday, Oc- teber 31. The Centreville and Woodville Mayor and Board of Aldermen have declared the hours of 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. as the time span allowed for Trick or Treating on Thurs- day, October 31. Neither town will allow anyone over the age of 12 to participate an event for children and not teenagers, and town officials ask that parents accompany their children to provide su- pervision. Area officials want to ensure a safe and fun eve- ning for the area young chil- dren. Officials in both towns cautioned motorists to be on the lookout for children who might be wearing dark clothing or costumes darting across the streets. "-We want everyone to have a good time," officials declared. "But please, be safe and be carehtl." Corinth Church Of Christ To Celebrate 100th Anniversary The Corinth Church of served at 11:30 a.m. Christ invites the commu- If you plan to attend, nity to join them in celebrat- please reply before October ing the 100th Annivesary 28 to one of the following: of the church on Saturday, Email: teacher57@bell- November 9, beginning at or 601-888-6726 10:30 a.m. Lunch will be or 662-551-6406. Centreville To Hold 2013 "Just Like Old Times" Fall Festival "We welcome you to come out and take part in the Centreville 2013 "Just Like Old Times" Fall Festi- v on Saturday, November 9, at 9:30 a.m.," said event organizers. "We decided to put on this festival again with hopes of bringing our towns and communities to- gether for some good old- time fellowship." "We are hoping to get social organizations, school clubs, churches, individu- als and families involved," said event organizers. "So with that being said, we know that the holiday sea- son is fast approaching, so what better time for you to display your crafts, jams, jellies, cakes, pies etc. Booth spaces will be avail- able for $25. Tables will not be provided." If you would like to be a vendor you must com- plete a registration form and return it along with your $25 on or before Fri- day, November 1, 2013 to Centreville 2013 "Just Like Old Times" Fall Festival, C/O Winans Chapel C M E Church, Post Office Box 191, Centreville, Mississip- pi 39631. If you have any questions, please call Nita Perry 601-278-2448, Larry Lee 601-645-5650 or Maria Montgomery 601-645-6758. Miss Virginia Balfour Lewis Weds Mr. Zachary Rushing Whetstone Miss Virginia Bal- four Lewis and Mr. Zach- ary Rushing Whetstone were married at Saint Paul's Epis- copal Church in Woodville on Saturday evening, the twenty-seventh of October, in a six o'clock ceremony. The bride is the daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Jackson Lewis. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John South Lewis of Woodville and the late Mrs. Elise Catchings Rouprich of Baton Rouge and the late Mr. Stanley Joseph Rouprich of McDonoughville, Louisiana. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Car- ol Whetstone of Woodville. Mr. Whetstone is the grand- son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Edward Whetstone of Woodville. His mother is the former Ida Estelle Cock- erham of Centreville, daugh- ter of the late Patricia Rush- ing Cockerham and the late Jerry Neff Cockerham. The Reverend Doctor Walter Van Zandt Windsor, former rector of St. Paul's, performed the ceremony. John South Lewis, Jr., uncle of the bride, served as organ- ist. A garland of fresh mag- noha leaves was placed over the entrance of the quaint white frame church, and un- adorned wreaths of magnolia leaves accented the double front doors. Inside the sanc- tuary, swags of boxwood marked the family pews. In keeping with the simphcity of the historic 1824 church, the brass vases which flank the white marble altar cross held white tulips. Complet- ing the setting was the jewel- toned stained glass window behind the altar which was softly lighted by antique brass gasoliers. The bride was lovely in a handmade gown of off- white dupioni and silk faille. A deep, pleated silk ruffle formed a stand-up collar and trimmed the halter neckline of the empire bodice. At the waistline were soft gathers which came to a low V in the back where the fabric was knotted and wide sashes fell to the hemline. The skirt was beautifully draped with the fabric caught up at the front hemline where dusters of rolled silk flowers filled in between rows of fabric that fell gently to the back of the gown to tarm a brush train. She wore her hair back in a soft chignon to which she pinned her bouquet length veil and carried loosely tied white and green cymbidium orchids, white blush garden roses, white tulips, white hy- drangeas and seeded euca- lyptus. Attending the bride as honor attendants were her sisters, Elise Lewis Foret and Emily Holliday Lewis. Bridesmaids were her cous- ins, Jamie Wirick Lewis and Kathleen Kern Reuprieh, and childhood friend, Fran- Premier Phys00ca00 Therapy 558 First South Street Woodville 601-888-7944 Board Certified Physical Therapist Virginia Lewis Whetstone, DPT Whitaker Eye Clinic 625 Main Street Woodville * 601-888-6868 Open Monday- Thursday 8:15 am to 4:30 pm Closed Friday DR. DICK WHITAKER, Optometrist, Tues. & Thurs. Ask about our Summer Sun Shade Special! Ray-Ban, Coach, Polo, Ralph Lauren, Uo2ue 00all all te fun le$in$ at 5:00o p.m. run or reat ilent Audien 6:oo p.m. {00o00tume C[ente00 6ame Boet0000 aunteb eue =eet reet[| Boot[| Dinner 8:00 p.m. Black-Out_Pep PtalljI ces Ryan Daniel. Their em- pire gowns of moss green silk dupioni had a pleated ruffle at the neckline. They carried bouquets of white tulips and off-white hydrangeas. Flower girl was the niece of the bride, ELse Brown Foret. Her off-white dress of dupioni was fashioned with smocking at the neckline. Best man for the occa- sion was the father of the bridegroom, Clifford Car- rol Whestone. Groomsmen were his brother, Dustin Savage Whetstone, his cous- ins, George Augustus Mor- ris IV and Hayden Stew- art Whestone, and Daniel Ruston Cado and Johna- than Laird Newman. Ush- ers were his cousin, Charles Leland Landers, and Ste- phen Burton Forman and Stephen Nelson Garrett IV. Ring bearer was the bride's nephew, Andrew McBurney Foret. Scripture readers were Ashley Caroline McGraw and Meredith Fletcher Tal- bot. Reception Following the service a reception was held at Hope Hill, the country home of the bride's family, at TurnbuU. The old, raised cottage with its long front gallery has been the setting for many family gatherings through the years, and once again its doors were opened wide to celebrate another special oc- casion. Live oak trees draped with Spanish moss, century old camellias and azaleas fine the perimeter of the front lawn where a circular hedge of boxwood encloses the front walk. In the wide front hall the sideboard held the bride- groom's chocolate cake which was topped with a colorful Wolfe Studio mallard drake. A tall footed glass vase of white orchids and aspidistra leaves reflected in the mir- ror. A matching vase placed on the buffet across the room held white hydrangeas and calla lilies. In the dining room a fire was burning in the fireplace, and the mantel held a vase of white Asiatic lilies which repeated the motif of the vintage wall paper. A silver epergne arranged with white tulips centered the oval wal- nut table. The bride's cake was iced in white and topped with hydrangeas and a pair of Wolfe Studio love birds. One end of the table held a cut glass punch bowl, and champagne was served from the sideboard. Outside a pair 'of lanterns lighted the white tent where a delicious wedding buffet was prepared for guests. Placed at intervals along the length of the tent where mas- sive ferns in tall garden urns. The long wooden table held a pair of handsome silver vases of white tulips, orchids and lilies. On a mirrored plateau were an assortment of tortes, cheeses and grapes, and white china compotes over- flowed with grapes and fresh strawberries which were enjoyed with chocolate ga- nache. Roast beef was carved at one end of the table which also held trays of smoked ham with horseradish sauce, steamed asparagus and chaf- ing dishes of crab mornay and Spinach Madeline. A vintage iron stand ar- ranged with jars of sauces and copper containers filled with artisanal breads deco- rated an antique table on the lawn which held several large wooden bread boards of sliced venison sausage and roast and chafing dishes of grits and grillades and lo- cally made hot tamales. Trays of fried catfish and meat pies hot off the fire were passed to guests and welcomed on the chilly fall evening as were cups of sea- food gumbo. Kerosene lamps, once used to light the home be- fore it was electrified, and gold French wire baskets of potted orchids and magno- ha leaves topped the white cloths on the round tables at which guests were seated. Under starry skies that are best appreciated out in the country, guests enjoyed an evening of conversation and dancing to the music of Vernell Davis and the Neigh- borhood Stars from across the river in New Reads, La. Amidst a shower of lav- ender and a barrage of fire- works the couple left for a wedding trip to Riviera Maya in Mexico. They are now at home in Woodville, where the bride is a physical therapist and the bridegroom is employed by Entergy. Rehearsal Dinner On the eve of the wedding following the rehearsal, Mr. and Mrs. Whetstone hosted a dinner party at Georgia Belle on Cane Creek Read in Centreville .... The setting and house, known as the old Marsalis Home, was special as the bridegroom's grandmother, Joan Savage Whetstone, was born there. After aperitifs and hers d'oeuvres were enjoyed, guests were seated inside and out where tiny white lights sparkled in the large branches of the live oak trees which served as a canopy over the dinner tables on the terrace. The menu featured grilled prime rib and cheese cake topped with fresh raspber- ties, chocolate and caramel for dessert. Post Rehearsal Toast Following the rehearsal dinner, the wedding party joined out of town family and friends at a "Post Rehears- al Toast" held to honor the couple at the home of Mary Jean and Thomas Lobrano in Centreville. Also hosting the cocktail party were Pam Rabb and Liz and Darrel Vannoy. Breakfast On the morning follow- ing the wedding, out-of-town wedding guests and family were invited to the respec- tive homes of the parents of the bride and bridegroom for breakfast. A buffet of pastries, muf- fins, quiche, sausage biscuits, cheese grits and fruit had been prepared and delivered by Katherine Bray, Carrie Lynn Cupit, Beverly Craw- ford, Sharon Flaccomio, Ann Morris and Sallye Morris. Wedding Day Brunch Out of town family and friends gathered at the home of Gerie Ellen and Jerry Foster on Church Street for brunch on the day of the wedding. Joining the Fosters in hosting the gathering were Patti and Bentley Curry, Charlene and Paul Habig, Jan McGraw, Julia Mae Montfort and Judy and Eric Trevilhon. Mimosas and Bloody Mary's were served on the front porch before the buf- fet which featured grits and grillades. Groomsmen's Lunch At noon on the day of the wedding the prospective bridegroom and the men in the wedding party gathered at the home of his grand- mother, Mrs. Charles E. Whetstone, for lunch. Host- ing the occasion were his aunts and uncles, Susan and Kyle Chandler, Deborah and Charles Whetstone, Laura Ann and Randy Whetstone, Joan and Steve Barnett and Deanie and Burnie Bagley, and his great-aunt and great- uncle, Kitty and Glen Whet- stone. A tasty Greek shrimp and pasta dish was sepced poolside. Bridal Luncheon The btide-to-be and her bridesmaids were guests on Friday, October twenty- sixth, at a luncheon given by her aunts, Raven Lewis, Sue Rouprich and Terry. Rouprich, and cousins, Anne Gamble and Ellen Forts. A bouquet of bright pink roses decorated the front door of Hillside, the home of Raven and Bob Lewis on Church Street. In the dining room crystal vases filled with bright pink roses centered the tables which were set with zebra print placemats and napkins with the bride-to-be's soon- to-be new initial, a gift from her hostesses. Following a party plate featuring tomato bisque, chicken salad and tart shells filled with spicy pimento cheese, strawbenw cake, the bride-to-be's favor- ite, was served with coffee for dessert. Engagement Party The couple's engagement was celebrated at a party held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wettlin Treppendahl, Jr., on Church Street in Woodville on Saturday, July twenty-eighth. Cohosting the evening with the Treppendahls were Mr. and Mrs. Paul Arnold, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Blackmon, Mr. and Mrs. John Kean, Dr. and Mrs. Bob Lewis, Mr. and Mrs. ChffMcCarstle, Dr. and Mrs. David McGraw, Mr. and Mrs. Charhe Netter- ville, Dr. and Mrs. Jennings Owens, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Rosenblatt and Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Seal. Torches lined the brick walk up to the home where the door held a square wreath of magnolia leaves. A small table held the guest book and a pair of china doves nestled next to a white basketweave vase of blush roses, white stock and philo- dendron leaves. The couple was joined on the front porch by their families in welcoming their guests. For the party the bride selected from her trous- seau a fitted cream dress with an empi bodice bead- ed with paillettes and pinned fresh orchids in her hair. In the dining room white dendrobium orchids and white tulips in a tall sil- ver vase centered the din-. ing room table, and crystal and silver appointments held grilled perk tenderloin, shrimp salad, baked brie and marinated vegetables. A tall glass compote ar- ranged with white tulips, white calla lilies, daisies, hypericum berries, nandina and aspidistra leaves topped the hbrary table which held wedding cookies, peanut but- ter truffles, fudge and other sweets. In the sitting room the sideboard held trays of tiny cheese cakes topped with blueberries and strmw berries. Out on the lawn below the raised side porch was a white tent where guests were served an assortment of grilled meats and sausage. Crockery containers of col- orful summer zinnias with ginger and banana leaves served as a centerpiece on the wooden table which also held a low, flat, wooden bowl of cheese and fruit. Baton Rouge Miss Lewis and her fi- ance' were the guests of honor for drinks and hers d'oeuvres to celebrate their engagement at the home of Anna and Dickie Smither in Baton Rouge on Saturday, August eleventh. Also giv- ing the party were Susan and John Hudson, Gena and Jody Sessions and Elizabeth and David Wilkerson. Fresh orchids in terra cot- ta pots were noted through- out the home and courtyard. In the dining room, a variety of cheeses and fruits, grilled vegetables and pasta filled the hers d'oeuvre table. A number of the couple's young friends gathered for an evening of visiting and enjoying music provided by Cal Wilkerson and Sam Politz. Tool Shower A tool shower, hosted by friends and family, was held on Saturday, October sixth, at the home of Cheryl and Mark Cavin outside of Wood- viUe. Pumpkins, scarecrows and greenery decorated the courtyard where tiny white lights sparkled and guests enjoyed a tasty pastalaya dinner. The couple received a number of gits with the bridegroom-to-be in mind.