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Miss McMurry, Mr. Durrett

Wed In Home Ceremony

Saturday Evening

            The marriage of Miss Annette McMurry of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, and Albert B. Durrett of Clarksville, was solemnized in an impressive ceremony Saturday evening, April 10, at 8:30 o’clock at the home of the bride’s mother, Mrs. E. H. McMurry on Walnut street in Hopkinsville.

            The ceremony was performed by Dr. P. C. Walker, pastor of the First Baptist church of Hopkinsville before an improvised altar of cut flowers, smilax, and brass candelabra bearing white tapers, in the presence of members of the two families and a few intimate friends.  The home was decorated throughout with cut flowers and candles.

            Mrs. Charles Crabtree, soprano, accompanied by Mill Lulu Berry sang “Oh, Promise Me” and “I Love You Truly,” and during the ceremony Miss Berry softly played “Oh, Perfect Love.”  Lohengrin’s Bridal Chorus was played as the processional and Mendelssohn’s Wedding March was play for the recessional. 

            The bride was charming in full bridal attire, her dress being of white satin and a train and a veil caught with orange blossoms and her shower bouquet was of white roses and valley lilies.

            Mrs. Harry Barnes, the matron of honor wore an aqua mousseline de soie trimmed in wide lace with puffed sleeves and carried an arm bouquets of pink roses tied with orchid ribbon.

Winfield Durrett served his brother as best man.

Betty Durrett, daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Robert Durrett, and Virginia Durrett, daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Winfield Durrett, were flower girls, betty dressed in pink taffeta frock and Virginia in yell taffeta and carrying baskets of roses ties with ribbons to correspond with their dresses.

Dawson Durrett, son of Mr. And Mrs. Winfield Durrett, was the train bearer.

Mr. And Mrs. Durrett left immediately after the ceremony for an eastern trip.

Mrs. Durrett, an accomplished musician and prominent clubwoman of Hopkinsville, was graduated from Bethel Woman’s College in Hopkinsville and attended the Cincinnati and Nashville Conservatories of Music.  She teaches voice, piano and expression in Hopkinsville.

Mr. Durrett, the son of Mr. And Mrs. S. D. Durrett of Ringgold, is cashier of the First National Bank.

Attending the wedding from Clarksville were the bridegroom’s parents, and Mr. And Mrs. Winfield Durrett and children, Virginia and Dawson, Mr. And Mrs. Robert Durrett and children, Susan Tandy, Betty and Bobby, Dr. and Mrs. Harry Durrett and son, Micky, Miss Virginia Winfield, Brandon Winfield, Mrs. C. D. Mills, and Mr. And Mrs. C. W. Bailey.


Submitted by Sandra Stacey-  Thank you!

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