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, Russell
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 tomorrow.
The bride has always lived in Columbia and is the
granddaughter of George Ashlock, and great granddaughter of Samuel
Ashlock, one of Columbia’s pioneer citizens.
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 September 1.
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 congratulations.
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 21.
Dorothy - SCOBEE,
Scobee and Miss Dorothy Hess were married by Rev. Lamb, pastor of
the Baptist Church, at Moberly, Mary 20.
The 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 county.
They 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. Rigg.
Miss Anna Mae Clapper of Stoutsville and Dwight Guthrie of
Paris were the attendants. The
bride is one of the county’s best rural school teachers.
The groom is farming near Paris with his brother.
The 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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(Virginia) - SCOBEE,
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 term.
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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
were married on January 15, 1901.
Before her marriage Mrs. Crigler was Miss Ora Lee Donaldson,
daughter of the late Thomas and Armonia Donaldson.
The 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 community activities.
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 table. Mrs. Eldore
Nobis of Holliday, was in charge of the guest book.
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 Chapel.
The Rev. Middleton was 89 last June.
were married after prayer meeting on Wednesday night, November 3,
1897 at the Methodist church in Monroe City.
The Rev. O. B. Holliday officiated and the late Dr. W. T.
Rutledge and Will Medcalf were their attendants and served as
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 years ago.
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 Paris.
Miss 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 Dooley.
After 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 52 years.
persons attended the wedding and the open house Sunday.
They were Ruby Scobee, Frances Henderson, Lena Scobee, Mrs.
Jim Evans, Mr. and Mrs. Dooley and Mrs. Irma Harris . . .