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June 23, 1961

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Miss Margaret Richards And Wayne Ruff Engagement And Marriage Plans Revealed

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Richards, Sr. of Leonard announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Miss Margaret Richards, to Mr. Wayne Ruff, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Ruff of Leonard. The wedding is scheduled for the middle of July.

Mr. Ruff is presently employed at the J. Y. Taylor Company in Garland. Miss Richards is employed at Juanita's Hair Stylists in Garland.

 

June 16, 1961

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Miss DeLores Fugitt, Johnny Chapman Engagement Told

Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Fugitt of Celeste this week announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, DeLores Ann, to Johnny Glenn Chapman, son of Mr. and Mrs. B. K. Chapman of Floyd.

The scene of the wedding will be the Hickory Creek Baptist Church. Rev. Joe Carmen will conduct the ceremony at eight o'clock in the evening Friday, June 30, 1961.

No formal invitations will be issued but all friends and relatives of the couple are invited to attend the wedding and reception.

 

Blast from the Past: June 16, 2011

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30 YEARS AGO - JUNE 19, 1981

It's A Girl

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Rhoden announce the birth of a daughter, Jessica Dawn, born June 9, 1981. She weighed 8 lbs. 15 oz.

Grandparents are Virginia Morton and Joe Morton of Celeste, Dorothy Rhoden of Sherman and Sonny Rhoden of Greenville.

Great grandparents are Mrs. Allene Woodruff of Galloway, Tenn. and Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Rhoden Sr. of Frankston.

 

June 9, 1961

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Miss Frances Stevens And Fred C. Bunch Set Wedding Date

Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Stevens of Route Two, Leonard, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Frances Ruth, to Fred Charles Bunch.

The marriage will be solemnized at the Valley Creek Baptist Church Thursday, June 15, at 8:00 P.M. Rev. Jerry W. Lemon will perform the ceremony.

The prospective groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred A. Bunch of Leonard.

The bride-elect is a 1961 graduate of Leonard High School. Mr. Bunch is a 1960 graduate of Leonard High School and a student at East Texas State College, Commerce.

No formal invitations will be mailed. Friends and relatives of the couple are invited to attend the wedding.

The couple will make their home in Leonard.

 

Years Gone By - June 2, 1961

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Leonard Picnic Date Set For July 17-22; Firemen To Sponsor

The annual 82nd Leonard Picnic will be the week of July 17-22 this year. The Leonard Volunteer Fire Department is sponsoring the event and Fireman Wade Morris was named manager at a recent meeting of the department.

Mr. Morris announces Bill Hames Shows will make their usual appearance at the picnic this year. It was rumored that since the death of the owner of the shows, Bill Hames, the company would not come to Leonard this year, however the contract has been signed and the show will be here for the 82nd anniversary of the picnic.

 
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