Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Wilson, Lester and Myrtle 1963 Honored on 50th Anniversary

Wilson, Lester and Myrtle 1963 Honored on 50th Anniversary

Unadillans Honored On Anniversary

UNADILLA---Mr. And Mrs. Lester G. Wilson of 19 Bridge street, Unadilla, were the honored guests at an open house Sunday afternoon, June 30, from 2 to 5 at their home in honor of their fiftieth wedding anniversary.
Miss Myrtle Elizabeth Peck, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Peck of Unadilla, and Lester G. Wilson of New Lisbon were married at the home of the bride's parents, July 2, 1913 by Rev. William Bouton, pastor of Unadilla Methodist church.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilson have resided in Unadilla for the past nine years coming here from New Lisbon where they had resided for 41 years.
They have a son, Robert Wilson of Garrettsville, and a daughter Mrs. Harold Hilts of Oneonta.
The house decorations were baskets of peonies and foxglove and other garden flowers.
The refreshment table from which cake and punch were served was centered with a three-tiered anniversary cake, decorated in white with yellow roses, and topped with a gold numeral 50 surrounded with lilies of the valley. At each side of the cake were gold candles and bouquets of yellow pompoms, silver and glass with punch at each end of the table.
Cake was served by Mrs. Harold Hilts of Oneonta and by Mrs. Robert Wilson of Garrettsville and punch by Mrs. Robert Babcock of Unadilla and Mrs. Harold Chase of New Berlin.
Welcomes Guests
Mrs. Carl Vinton of Unadilla welcomed the guests and Miss Alice Palmer of Unadilla who was an attendant at the wedding, attended the guest book.
Approximately 125 guests were in attendance from Morris, Richfield Springs, Bloomville, Delhi, Edmeston, Oneonta, Utica, Sherburne, Mt. Vision, Garrettsville, Richmondville, Greene, Sidney, Franklin, New Berlin, Deposit, Walton and Unadilla.
Dinner was served for 20 members of the immediate family in the dining room of Unadilla Methodist church by the Gleaners class.
Mr. and Mrs. Seymour Underwood who occupy an apartment in the Wilson home opened their rooms to accommodate the guests.

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