Saturday, January 26, 2013

Kent, William wed to Alice Louise Howard Sidney, NY

Kent, William wed to Alice Louise Howard Sidney, NY

Miss Alice Louise Howard,
William Kent Jr., Wed in
Sidney Methodist Church

Sidney---In a candlelight setting, the wedding of Alice Louise Howard and William Kent Jr. was solemnized Sunday afternoon at 3 in the Sidney Methodist church.
Rev. David Wolfe, Guilford, performed the double ring ceremony, assisted by Rev. Robert Kellerman, pastor.
The church was decorated with white hydranges and blue delphiniums.
Traditional wedding music was played by Miss Elizabeth Kent, sister of the bridegroom, and Mrs. Earle Case sang “I Love You Truly” and “ O, Promise Me.”
Brother Gives Bride Away

The bride who was given in marriage by her brother, Donald Howard, Windham, appeared in white satin styled with sweet heart neckline, long sleeves pointed at the wrist, and formal train. The fitted bodice was trimmed with seed pearls.
Her fingertip veil was fastened to a coronet of white delphiniums, and she carried a shower bouquet of white gardenias and delphiniums tied with long streamers of white satin ribbon.
The bride's sister, Mrs. Kenneth Tompkins of Sidney, was martron of honor and she was attired in a gown of yellow marquisette and her shoulder length veil was attached to a crown of yellow carnations. Her bouquet comprised blue carnations and blue delphiniums.
Bernard Johnson of Sidney was best man and Bruce Smith of Sidney and Douglas Jenkins, Sidney Center, were ushers.
Mrs. Kent, mother of the bridegroom, wore a white and blue print dress and Mrs. Katherine Howard, mother of the bride of Windham, wore navy blue. Both wore white accessories and Mrs. Kent's corsage was pink roses and Mrs. Howard wore white carnations.
A reception followed at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Anderson, 50 Camp St., where refreshments were served, featured by a three-tiered wedding cake.
On returning from a wedding trip, the couple will reside at 39 ½ Sherman Ave.
Mrs. Kent is a graduate of Windham High School.
The bridegroom, the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Kent, Sidney, is a graduate of the local High school and attended Rider Business College, where he took a business course.
A technical sergeant, he served six and one-half months in ETO, engaged in 35 combat missions and received the Air medal with five oak clusters.
Mr. Kent was discharged in October, 1945, after two and one half years in the service. At present he is in charge of the basement floor in the Kent Brothers store in Sidney.

No date was on the clipping and I assume it was printed in the Sidney paper.  

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