Paschal – Garris Wedding Plans

Barbara Louise Paschal, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Vaughn Paschal Sr. of Columbia, and Roy Ellison Garris Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Ellison Garris Sr., of Columbia, have completed plans for their wedding, which will take place at 8 p.m. Saturday, August 26, in Dentsville Baptist Church. The Rev. Fred Ayers, pastor of the bride-elect, assisted by the Rev. Horace Chapman, pastor of the bridegroom-elect, will officiate, using the double-ring ceremony. The wedding music will be presented by Miss Neva Mitchell, organist, and Mr. and Mrs. Ward Gailey Jr., vocalists, of Columbia.

The bride-elect will be given in marriage by her father, Herbert Vaughn Paschal Sr. She will have as her maid of honor Alice Faye Taylor of Lexington, and the matron of honor will be Mrs. Bobby Goff (Ruth Goff) of Blaney, cousin of the bride-elect. Bridesmaid are Mrs. Herbert E. Sharpe (Catherine Paschal) and Patsy Paschal of Columbia, cousin of the bride-elect; Ann Baring Farmer of State Park; Phyliss Jean Hughes and Judith Ann Wingard of Columbia. The junior bridesmaids are Jonnie Sue Blume and Deborah Diane Blum of Blythewood, cousins of the bride-elect. Pamela Gayle Nelson of Columbia, also a cousin of the bride-elect, will be flower girl.

The bridegroom-elect will have as his best man his father, Roy Ellison Garris, Sr. Usher-groomsmen are William Ralph Garris, Gene Allen Garris and David Caroll Garris, brothers of the bridegroom-elect, of Columbia; James Ernest Paschal of Columbia, cousin of the bride-elect; Louis Munn of Bishopville; Joe E. Robison Jr. and Bobby Munson of Columbia. Stanley Garris of Nichols, cousin of the bridegroom-elect, will be ring bearer.

Immediately following the ceremony, a reception will be held in the fellowship Hall of North Trenholm Baptist Church.

August 20, 1961  State (published as The State THE COLUMBIA RECORD)  
Columbia, South Carolina
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