O’Quinn-Goodwin Vows Pledged in Walterboro

WALTERBORO – Miss Anne Marlene O’Quinn became the bride of George McDuffie Goodwin Jr. on Sunday Afternoon, September 8, 1963, in the First Baptist Church, Walterboro, with the Rev C. Elwood Coggin officiating at the double ring ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Mitchell O’Quinn of Walterboro, and the bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. George McDuffie Goodwin Sr. (Mrs. Clara Motley Goodwin) of Elgin.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a formal gown of cloud mist silk face peau, featured with a scalloped neckline, re-embroidered with appliques of hand – clipped Alencon lace with pearls and crystal beading. The slim, silhouette bodice actuated a bell -shaped skirt combined with a controlled front panel and unpressed pleats over hip line with a mock drape effect with small lace motifs captivating a panel back flowing into a chapel train. Her full tiered veil of imported French illusion was held in place with a Small Queen’s crown of seed pearls sprinkled with iridescent and crystal  beading. She carried a white satin covered Bible centered with a white orchid and French carnation showed with satin ribbons and french illusion. Cultured pearl earrings, a gift of the bridegroom, were here only ornaments.

Attending her sister as maid of honor was Miss Claire O’Quinn. She wore a short formal of ocean green satin organza over taffeta.

The bridesmaids were Misses Gayle Goodwin of Elgin, sister of bridegroom, Evelyn Perdue of Newberry and Columbia, Delores Smoak of Walterboro and Columbia, Sandra Hiott of Walteroboro and Greenville, cousin of the bride and Olivia Crosby of Walterboro.

Miss Celeste O’Quinn, sister of the bride, was flower girl.

Honorary attendants were Misses Amy O’Quinn and Michele O’Quinn of Walterboro, sisters of the bride, Dorothy Graves of Beaufort, cousin of the bride Pamela Jean Robertson and Edith Ann Linder of Walterboro, and Mrs. Corrie Sanders of Elgin, aunt of the bridegroom.

Serving the bridegroom as best  man was his father. Usher were Bennie A Porter, Dannie Hollman, Hope Brandon Sanders Jr., all of Columbia, Farrell Rose, Franklin Nelson, Andrew T. Moak all of Elgin, and Herman McQuage of Columbia, and San Deigo, Calif.

1963.09.09 - OQuinn Goodwin Vows Pledged in Walterboro
September 9, 1963 State (published as The State)
Columbia, South Carolina Page 7

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