following marriage and anniversary articles were
found in the scrapbook of Frances Kathleen Scobee
Henderson (24 May 1903 – 20 July 1998) and
submitted by Darla Henderson.
Mary - SCOBEE,
Mary Stewart, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T E Stewart of
Columbia and Mr. Russell Scobee of Paris, Mo., were
married today at the home of the Rev. J. D. Randolph,
404 Matthews Street.
Mrs. J. E. Hathman of Columbia accompanied the
couple to the home of the Rev. Randolph.
The bride was married in a traveling suit.
She wore a corsage of Ophelia roses.
They left immediately after the ceremony for
Paris, Mo., where a reception will be given for them
bride has always lived in Columbia and is the
granddaughter of George Ashlock, and great
granddaughter of Samuel Ashlock, one of Columbia’s
She was graduated from Columbia high school
this spring. The
bridegroom is a senior in the University here.
He will be the principal of the ward schools at
Chillicothe this year.
The couple will be at home in Chillicothe after
Corine - RICE, Charley
Assessor Charley Rice and Miss Corine Douglas were
married at Hannibal, December 28, 1921.
They succeeded in keeping the matter from their
friends until Monday.
Both live at Stoutsville.
The bride is a daughter of Ed Douglas.
She teaches in the Bryan district, just west of
Paris, and is one of the best and most popular young
women in the county.
The groom was the first man drawn in Monroe
county for army service during the world war.
He is making a great record as county assessor
and is held in high esteem by everybody.
Mrs. Rice will continue with the Bryan school
until the term ends.
The Appeal joins with their many friends in
Blanche - MURPHY, Joe
Blanche Johnson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. O.
Johnson, east of Paris, and Joe Murphy, son of John
Murphy, also of the Paris vicinity, were married at
Shelbina last Sunday evening by Rev. Lanius.
Attendants at the ceremony were Miss Lucile
Murphy, Arch Ball and Reuben Johnson.
The young couple will make their home on a farm
east of Paris. Miss
Johnson was a student in the Paris High School at the
time of her marriage.
The bride is 17 years old, the groom not quite
Dorothy - SCOBEE, Adolphus
Scobee and Miss Dorothy Hess were married by Rev.
Lamb, pastor of the Baptist Church, at Moberly, Mary
groom is a prominent young farmer of the Victor
vicinity, the son of J. T. Scobee.
The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. C.
Hess and is one of the choicest young women in Monroe
are now at home in the new house Mr. Scobee built on
the west side of his father’s farm.
Iva - GUTHRIE, Eugene
Iva Utterback, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bud Utterback
of south of town, and Eugene Guthrie, of near Paris,
were married Saturday morning in Monroe City by Rev.
Anna Mae Clapper of Stoutsville and Dwight Guthrie of
Paris were the attendants.
The bride is one of the county’s best rural
The groom is farming near Paris with his
young people are making their home on the Guthrie
Edith – STALCUP, Glen
Edith Huneryager, sister of Dr. I. C. Huneryager, and
Glen Stalcup were married in Fayette, New Years Day.
The wedding, which had been intended to be kept
secret, leaped out Wednesday and all their friends
were greatly surprised as few had any idea that they
were more than good friends.
Miss Huneryager has been a student at Cottey
College in Nevada last year and this.
It seems that the young people had planned for
Mrs. Stalcup to finisher her cou__ at college but
evidently there is little romance in being a bride a__
keeping on at college for Mr. Stalcup went to Nevada
Tuesday to bring home his bride.
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I’m guessing what some of the words are.)
(Virginia) - SCOBEE, Robert A
A. Scobee and Miss _____ Fields were married in Monroe
_____ last Thursday afternoon at the home of the
bride’s mother, Mrs. _____ Fields.
Scobee is a son of _____ Scobee of east of
Paris, is an _____ vice man and is now auditor _____
American Scrubbing Equipment of Hannibal.
During the war he served overseas as an
enlisted _____ in the aviation division.
Miss _____ was a teacher in the Eugene _____
school in Hannibal.
She is a graduate of the Monroe City High
School and has attended Kirksville _____.
The couple left immediately after the ceremony
for a short honeymoon trip and are now at _____
Hannibal, where Mrs. Scobee _____ finish her school
part of the right side of the article is missing.
Blanks are words that I could not read.
Mr. and Mrs. Delbert – 60th Anniversary
sixtieth wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Delbert
Crigler of Florida was observed Sunday at the home of
their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Orphy
Yager, southwest of Monroe City, with a turkey dinner.
were married on January 15, 1901.
Before her marriage Mrs. Crigler was Miss Ora
Lee Donaldson, daughter of the late Thomas and Armonia
marriage took place in their home and was read by Rev.
J. E. Travis, Presbyterian minister of Monroe City.
many years Mr. and Mrs. Crigler were prominent farmers
in the community northwest of Florida.
They retired and moved to the former McCreery
home in Florida, which they had bought in 1948.
Since early life they have been members of the
Florida Presbyterian Church and active in church and
addition to their daughter Mr. Yager, they have a son,
Wilson Crigler of near Paris, and four grandchildren,
Jerry, Judy and Joyce Crigler, and Brenda Yager.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles – 25th Anniversary
The twenty-fifth wedding anniversary of Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Hamilton of Holliday was observed Sunday
afternoon with open house at the Mark Twain Café west
of Paris, with their daughters, Misses Karen Sue and
Mary Jane Hamilton in charge of the occasion.
Approximately 120 persons attended . . .
The punch was poured by Mrs. Paul Goettel,
Independence, sister of Mrs. Hamilton.
The coffee was poured by Mrs. Clarence Baker,
Paris, sister-in-law of the Hamilton’s.
The cake was served by Dulcie Hickman of
Hannibal, sister of Mrs. Hamilton, Mrs. Forrest
Deierling of Holliday, was in charge of the gift
Eldore Nobis of Holliday, was in charge of the guest
Charles Hamilton is the son of Mrs. C. E.
Hamilton of Paris, and Mrs. Hamilton is the former
Murline Baker, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Harry
Baker of Florida.
The Hamilton’s were married November 30th,
1935 at Hannibal.
They started house keeping at Florida, in what
is know as the Lizzie Young property, now being
restored by Mr. and Mrs. Larnie Janes.
Mr. and Mrs. Lornie Richard Janes – 50th Anniversary
and Mrs. Lornie Richard Janes of Florida, together
with over 150 of their friends and relatives,
celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary
at four o’clock in the afternoon, August 11.
A ceremony, at th which they renewed their
marriage vows, was held at the Presbyterian Church in
Florida with Rev. Meeks of Perry officiating.
Mrs. Janes, escorted by her son, Corder of
Moline, Illinois . . . Bob Janes, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Corder Janes . . .
Mr. and Mrs. T. P. Middleton – 63rd Aniversary
Rev. and Mrs. T. P. Middleton are observing their 63rd
wedding anniversary today, November 3, Mrs. Middleton,
the former Lula May Rouse, observed her 86th
birthday October 24.
She was born in Ralls county near DeMoss
Rev. Middleton was 89 last June.
were married after prayer meeting on Wednesday night,
November 3, 1897 at the Methodist church in Monroe
Rev. O. B. Holliday officiated and the late Dr. W. T.
Rutledge and Will Medcalf were their attendants and
served as ushers.
the time of their marriage, the Rev. Middleton was
pastor of the Methodist Church at Laddonia.
He retired in 1942 and established their home
in Monroe City after serving Missouri Methodist
churches 48 years.
After his retirement he served seven years as
supply pastor for the Monroe City, Hunnewell and
Florida Methodist churches, giving up this work 11
son, Dr. W. C. Middleton of Silver Spring, Md., has
been visiting his parents. . .
His twin brother, Warden R. Middleton of Eldon,
Mo. . .
Mr. and Mrs. Nelson – 50th Anniversary
and Mrs. Nelson Turner celebrated their 50th
Wedding Anniversary, Sunday, Feb. 9, at the First
Christian Church in Holden.
They were married Feb. 8, 1919, at the home of
the bride’s parents, Mr.l and Mrs. Austin Skeen in
Paris, Mo. They
are parents of twin daughters, Mrs. Millard (Burndine)
Tuley of St. Paul, Minn., and Mrs. Everett (Burldine)
Pinson, Holden . . . Serving at the table were
granddaughters of Mr. and Mrs. Turner, Mrs. Robert
Powell, Kansas City, and Mrs. John VanMeter,
Kingsville . . . Among the many guests were Miss Annie
Smithey, Mrs. Anna Lee Horton and Mrs. Russell Wood of
Smithey and Mrs. Horton were present at the wedding in
Rev. and Mrs. W. E – 50th Anniversary
Anniversary – The fiftieth anniversary of the
marriage of Rev. and Mrs. W. E. Reavis of Paris, and
the 50th anniversary of his ordination as a
minister were observed Sunday in the basement of the
Paris Christian Church . . . South Side Christian
Church at Hannibal, where he was pastor several years
. . . Willard Reavis, only child of the couple.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles – 50th Anniversary
. . Jimmy Nevins, only grandson of the Simons . . .
Mrs. Simon’s mother, Mrs. Gam Scobee, who is 87
years old, and resides at the Monroe City Nursing
Home, was able to attend for a while Sunday.
and Mrs. Simon were married on Christmas eve at 8:00
in the evening. Rev.
Frank W. Allen, a Paris minister, officiated at the
ceremony at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Gam Scobee, east of Paris.
They were attended by Mr. and Mrs. Emmett
the wedding a turkey dinner was served to the Scobee
and Harris families at the bride’s home.
The next day another turkey dinner was served
at the home of Mr. Simon’s parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Otto Scobee, for the Scobee and Livesay families.
Nell Roney of Kentucky, formerly of Moberly,
decorated the Scobee home for the wedding and played
the wedding march.
Mrs. Simon related that the weathers was cold
with lots of snow similar to the weather Sunday.
Simons lived with his parents about a year, then
bought a farm adjoining the Scobee home place and
later bought the home place and lived there until
moving to Paris about 12 years ago.
Mrs. Simon lived on the home place a total of
persons attended the wedding and the open house
were Ruby Scobee, Frances Henderson, Lena Scobee, Mrs.
Jim Evans, Mr. and Mrs. Dooley and Mrs. Irma Harris .