Sunday, November 1, 2009

McVEIGH-SPORTS marriage


This is the wedding announcement for my parents' wedding.



Florence Morning News, Sun. May 12 1946, p. 5, column 2, transcribed by Teresa MeVEIGH, 1 nov. 2009:

McVeigh-Sports Wedding Performed at Brunswick, Ga.

Mr. and Mrs. O.N. Jeffords annouce the marriage of their daughter, Dorothy Mae Sports. to Sergeant Norman Shaw McVeigh, Jr., U. S. M. C. of Waynesville, Ga., which took place in the First Methodist Church of Brunswick, Ga. April 23, 1946. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Leland Moore of Brunswick.

The bride wore a powder blue suit with white accessories and her corsage was a white orchid. The church was decorated with white Easter lillies and gladioli.

Immediately after the ceremony the bride and groom left for Florida where they spent their honeymoon.

Mrs. McVeigh is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. O.N. Jeffords, of Florence, and attends McClenaghen high school. Sgt. McVeigh is the son of Mr. and Mrs. N. S. McVeigh of Waynesville. He is a graduate of Nahunta high school and attended Emory and Mercer universities in Georgia.

Sgt. McVeigh is the nephew of Mr. and Mrs. L. U. McVeigh, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. McVeigh, and Mr. and Mrs. O. L. Johnson of Florence.

Mrs. McVeigh is making her home at 320 South Gaillard street until Sgt. McVeigh receives his discharge from the Marines in July.

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