Fulmer – Williams Marriage Vows Are Exchanged

Sumter – (Special) – Miss Jeanie Ruth Fulmer daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Julian Ernest Fulmer and James Albert Williams, Jr., son of Mrs. James Albert Williams, Sr. (Martha Fort Williams), were united in marriage in a ceremony performed in the First Baptist Church at 8:30 p.m. July 27. Major Claude E. Strait, Chaplin of Shaw Air Force base, performed the double-ring ceremony.

The church was banked with smilax, palm branches and fern against which stood tall baskets of white gladioli and lighted candles in branched candelabra. In the choir were hanging baskets of white gladioli.

Miss Joan McCoy and James Cuttino, Jr., soloists, and Mrs. J. D. Ward, organist, presented the wedding music.

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a gown of candlelight satin fashioned with a sheer yoke finished with a leaf motif., tight fitting sleves and bodice and a very full skirt ending in a long train. Her fingertip veil of imported French illusion fell from a tiara of seed pearls with the leaf motif. The bride carried a white Bible, a gift of the bridegroom, topped with a yellow throated white orchid and tube roses.

Mrs. Frank Singleton, sister of the bride was matron of honor. She was gowned in sky blue organdy made with a drop shoulder neckline finished with tiny lace edging and fine braid design a double bouffant skirt and a sky blue taffeta bow caught at the waistline. Her flowers were a cascade of rubrum lilies tied with pink streamers.

The honor attendants wore pink and blue pearl chokers and ear rings, which were gifts of the bride.

The bridegroom had as his best man, T. M. Ward of Norfolk, Va. The usher were Frank R. Singleton, brother-in-law of the bride of Charleston, Alonzo Giles of Greenwood and T. J. Price, brother-in-law of the bridegroom and Nick Nichols, both of Sumter.

The mother of the bride wore a grey crepe gown with a Chantilly lace yoke studded with steel beads and grey lace gloves. Her corsage was a lavender orchid. THe mother of the bridegroom was gowned in azure blue chiffon with white lace gloves and white orchid corsage.

The parents of the bride enterained at a reception in the education building of the church immediately after the ceremony.

When the bridal couple left for their wedding trip to the mountains the bride was wearing a natural linen and lace dress with matching duster and a dark brown hat. Her accessories were of dark brown and she wore the white orchid from her bouquet. Upon their return they will make their home in Blaney near Camden.

Mrs. Williams was graduated from Edmunds high school and Clevenger Business College of Business administration. While in high school she was president of Les Coeurs Cogness. She now hold a position with E. I. duPont de Nemours in Camden.

Mr. Williams was graduated from Edmunds high school and Presbyterian college in Clinton. He served in the United States navy for two years. His fraternity is Theta Chi. He is also employed with E. I. duPont de Nemours in Camden.

August 12, 1951  State (published as The State)  
Columbia, South Carolina
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