Goff – Senn Marriage Solemnized

WEST COLUMBIA (Special) – The wedding of Miss Betty Ruth Goff, daughter of Gary A. Goff of Blaney and the late Mrs. Ruth Goff, and Edward Thomas Senn, son of J. T. Senn of West Columbia and the late Mrs. Myrtle Senn, took place at 6 p.m., August 12 in Ebenezer Pentecostal Holiness Church.

The Rev. Jesse D. Simmons officiated, using the double-ring ceremony, Miss Ann Shull, organist, and Miss Darlene Dickerson, soloist, presented the wedding music.

The bridegroom’s best man was Paul Outlaw of West Columbia.

Miss Ruth Sons of Lexington, maid of honor, wore a street length dress of camellia pink lace. She carried a circular bouquet of white carnations tipped with pink, with camellia pink ribbon to match her dress.

The bride, given in marriage by her father, was lovely in her ballerina dress of rosepoint lace over taffeta. The lace bodice featured a bateau neckline and lowered waistline; long lace sleeves ended in glove points with tiny lace buttons, and the lace over taffeta skirt was flared. The bride’s headdress was seed pearls, from which flowed the traditional bridal veil of English illusion. She carried a white lace-covered Bible topped with a white orchid with streamers of white satin ribbons.

During the evening the couple left for a wedding trip to the mountains. For traveling the bride wore a baby blue color dress, white accessories and the orchid from her Bible.

The bride was graduated from Lexington High School, and is now employed by the South Carolina Highway Department of Columbia.

The bridegroom attended Brookland – Cayce High School and is now employed by colonia Stores.

The couple will make their home in West Columbia.

Prior to her wedding at 6 p.m. Aug. 12 in Ebenezer Pentecostal Holiness Church, Mrs. Edward Thomas Senn was Betty Ruth Goff. She is the daughter of Gary A Goff of Blaney and the late Mrs. Ruth Goff. The bridegroom is the son of J. T. Senn of West Columbia and the late Mrs. Myrtle Senn. (Photo by Kent)

August 27, 1961  State (published as The State THE COLUMBIA RECORD)  
Columbia, South Carolina
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