Mrs. Joseph Christopher Ables is the former Laura Evelyn Love, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Marion Edward Love. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Ables ~ Anderson Studio
Miss Laura Evelyn Love, became the bride of Joseph Christopher Ables on Saturday, November 25, at St. Paul's Catholic Church.
The Rev. Father Noel Fannon was celebrant of the Mass. Alter boys were John and Jerry Woods.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Marion Edward love; the bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Ables.
The couple pledge vows at an alter banked with yellow gladioli and yellow mums. Family pews were marked with butterfly bows of white satin ribbons.
The couple entered with her father. She wore a white wedding grown in lace and crepe. The fitted dress of crepe was accented by a wide band of Venise lace at the hemline and a cathedral length train. Her headpiece was a bow of white peau accented in pearls attached to a should length veil of all silk illusions. She carried a cascade bouquet of white carnations centered with two white orchids and tied with white roping streamers. She wore a single strand of pearls, a gift from the groom.
Mrs. Jesse Boyd (Marian Ann), sister of the bride and matron of honor, wore a dress of peau de sole in celery green designed in an A-line and accented by a bow at each shoulder.
Mrs. A. J. Breithaupt, Mrs. Bobby Walley of Jackson, and Mrs. Rudy Weeks of Laurel were brides matrons. They wore dresses styled along the same lines in a shade of avocado. Their headpieces were of matching peau de sole in a cluster of flowers.
Each carried a bouquet of yellow mums tied with brown velvet streamers.
Best man for Mr. Ables was Bobby Reed. Groonmens were Marion E. Love, Jr., Jesse Boyd, Jr., and A. J. Breithaupt.
Fielding Hosssley presented traditional music at the organ and was accompanist for Mrs. George Brown who sang "Oh God of Loveliness," "Panis Angelicus" and "On This Day, Oh, Beautiful Mother."
For her daughter's wedding Mrs. Love wore a three piece ensemble of green silk. Her corsage was of yellow sweetheart roses and she wore bone accessories.
Mrs. Ables, mother of the bridegroom were an A-line Empire dress of teal blue crepe with bone accessories. Her corsage was also of sweetheart roses.
Following the ceremony the bride's parents entertained at the reception in the Coral Room of the Hotel Vicksburg.
The bride's table overlaid with a white lace cloth, was centered with a three-tiered wedding cake embossed with white sugar spun flowers and a wreath of yellow white bridal flowers. Mrs. Gates Wedgeworth served the wedding cake. Mrs. Clyde Duncan presided at the punch service. Mrs. Cara Strickland was at the bride's book.
For a wedding trip to Florida and the gulf coast, the bride wore a tailored ensemble of wool knit in green tones. She wore bone accessories and the orchids from her bridal bouquet.
Mr. and Mrs. Ables will make their home on Highway 80 East, Vicksburg.