Miss Goff, Mr. Goff Are Married

BLANEY (Special) – The wedding of Miss Ruby Lee Goff, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anderson D. Goff of Blaney,  and Bobby Richard Goff, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ira O. Goff of Blaney, took place at 8 pm June 22, 1958 in Blaney Pentecostal Church.

The Rev. Wiley Evans, pastor, officiated using the double-ring ceremony. Mrs. Eugenia Sefton, organist, and the Rev. Raymond Caulder, soloist, presented the wedding music.

The bridegroom’s best man was his brother Preston H. Goff. The ushers were Olin H Goff, brother of the bride elect; Marion Kirkland, cousin of the bridegroom-elect; Pete James and Julian Moore, all of Blaney.

Mrs. Norman Goff and Mrs. Florence Goff, sisters-in-law of the bride, were matrons of honor.

The bridesmaid were Catherine Pascal, cousin of the bride-elect; Opal Moore, Mary Lois Kirkland and Sylvia James.

Davona Pate, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Pate of Camden, was the flower girl.

Johnny Moak, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Moak, of Blaney, was ring bearer.

The bride, given in marriage by her brother, Hazel A. Goff, was lovely in her formal gown of rose point lace and nylon tulle over bouquet taffeta. The lace bodice featured a Sabrina neckline, long lace sleeves ending in glove points with tiny lace buttons, and the bouffant skirt was of tule with scattered appliquéd medallions of lace in the wedding bell design and extended into a chapel train of flounces of tulle trimmed with lace. Her veil of imported illusion fell from a hand made tiara trimmed in pearls. The bride carried a stain covered prayer book topped with a white orchid and showered with white feathered carnations.

After the ceremony, a reception was  held at the Blaney School Cafeteria.

During the evening, the couple left for a wedding trip to Florida. For traveling the bride wore a beige suit, white accessories and the orchid lifted from her prayer book.

The bride was graduated from Blaney High School. She is now employed in the Accounting Department of Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Co., in Columbia.

The bridegroom attended Blaney High school and is now employed by Jaclyn Hosiery Mill in Camden.

1958.06.25 - Miss Goff Mr Goff Are Married
June 25, 1958 State (published as The State) Columbia, South Carolina Page 10

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