Blaney – Miss Emma Dora Miles and Broadus C. Bilbo, Jr., of Columbia were married at 5 p.m. April 3 in Blaney Baptist church, The Rev. Monroe Smith, pastor, preformed the ceremony, in the presence of a large gathering of relatives and friends. The double ring ceremony was used.
Wedding musica was furnished by Misses Bertha Nelson and Syderas Ross.
Usher-groomsmen wer Lehman Nelson and L. O. McClamrock.
Misses Faye Miles, sister of the bride was maid of honor and Mrs. Jack Causey, sister of the bridegroom, was matron of honor. They wore pastel pink suits and carried nosegays of mixed flowers.
The bridesmaids were Miss Joyce Rose and Mrs. G. P. Monroe, Jr. They wore pastel blue suits and carried nosegays of mixed flowers.
The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, W. L. Miles, wore a beige suit with matching accessories. She carried a white prayer book topped with a purple orchid showered with white ribbon.
Jack Causey of Knoxville, Ga., brother-in-law of the bridegroom was best man.
Mrs. W. L. Miles, mother of the bride wore a blue crepe dress with a corsage of yellow carnations.
Mrs. Broadus Bilbo, Sr., mother of the bridegroom wore a rose crepe dress with a corsage of white gardenias.
Immediately after the ceremony a reception was given at the country home of the bride’s parents.
During the evening the bridge and bridegroom left for a wedding trip to points of interest in North Carolina and Georgia. For traveling the bride added the matching top-coat to her wedding suit. The orchid off her prayer-book was her corsage.
Mrs. Bilbo is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Miles of Blaney, her mother being before marriage Miss Lillie Owens of Spartanburg. The bride is a graduate of the Blaney high school, also the Camden Hospital School of Nursing. While there she was president of the student body, and during her period of training at Charity Hospital, New Orleans, La., she was president of the Student council. She is a registered nurse and for the past few months has been working at Providence hospital, Columbia.
Mr. Bilbo is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Broadus C. Bilbo, Sr., of Columbia. His mother being a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jesse R. Rogers of Waynesville, N. C. He was graduated from Lanier high school, Macon, Ga., served in the navy six years, of which 38 months were spent overseas. He is at present associated with this father in the insurance business.
Guest from Columbia included: Mr. and Mrs. L. O. McClamrock, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Whaley, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Sox, Miss Vera Varner, Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Smith, Mr. and Mrs. G. P. Monroe, Jr., Mrs. Beulah Bundrick, James Neese, Mr. and Mrs. M.C. Jeffers, Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Jeffers, Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Trapp, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Nelson, Mrs. J. M. Wilson, Jr., Mrs. Mary Burnard, Mrs. C. G. Hatcher, Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Nelson, Mrs. Alvin Branham, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Dorn, Mr. and Mrs. D. S. Waters, Miss Jean Kelly, Mrs. L. DeLoach, Mrs. F. F. Wasser, Miss Catherine Wasser, Mr. and Mrs. O. D. Myers, Mr. C. H. Myers, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Hamlin and Mr. and Mrs. B. C. Bilbo, Sr.
Also, Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Ross of Landrum, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Ross, Miss Leona Goff, Camden; Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Nelson, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Young, Dentsville; Mrs. A. T. Simpson, Sr., Mrs. A. T. Simpson, Jr., Winnsboro.