MRS. WILLIAM LEE NEAL
Mrs. William Lee Neal was Mary Grace Harrelson prior to her marriage at 5:30 p.m. September 18 at the Macedonia Methodist Church in Mullins. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Munson Harrelson of Mullins. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas James Neal of Camden.
MULLINS – (Special) – Miss Mary Grace Harrelson of Mullins and Columbia, and William Lee Neal of Camden were united in marriage in a double-ring ceremony at Macedonia Methodist Church, Mullins, September 18, at 5:30 p.m. The Rev. Julius E. Clark, pastor of the church, officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Munson Harrelson of Mullins and the bridegroom’s parents are Mr. and Mrs. Thomas James Neal of Camden.
A program of nuptial music was presented by Giles Jenerette, organist, and Miss Elizabeth Gore, vocalist.
The ushers were Carl M. Harrelson of Columbia, brother of the bride, Jack Corbett and Edward Pratt, both of Camden, and Andre Brown of Blaney.
Miss Norma Faye Martin of Mullins and Winthrop College was maid of honor. The bridesmaids were Miss Patsy Harrelson of Mullins, sister of the bride, Miss Leona Watkins, Miss Joyce Corbett, both of Camden, and Miss Rudelle Maffett of Saluda.
The best man was Thomas Neal of Camden, brother of the bridegroom.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride was lovely in a wedding gown of nylon tulle, Chantilly lace and net over Duchess satin. The fitted bodice featured a yoke and long sleeves ending in points, of Chantilly lace, and buttoned down the back with tiny buttons. The full skirt, with ruffles of tulle and cascading panels of Chantilly lace, extended into a train. Her finger tip veil of bridal illusion fell from a tiara of sequins and rhinestones. Her only ornament was a strand of pearls, a gift of the bridegroom. She carried a bouquet of tuberoses and valley lilies, centered with a white orchid.
Immediately after the ceremony a reception was held in the educational building of the church, and in the late afternoon the couple left for a trip to the mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee. The bride wore a light woolen suit of cocoa brown, with matching accessories and the orchid from her bridal bouquet.
Mrs. Neal was graduated from the Mullins High School land Columbia Hospital school of nursing, where she is connected with the hospital in surgery.
Mr. Neal was graduated from the Camden High School and is now technical assistant in the process section of DuPont at Camden. They will make their home in Columbia.