Irondale Methodist Church was decorated with gladioli, white daisies and greenery and lighted with candles Saturday evening, June 11 (1960) for the wedding of Miss Barbara Ann Glore and Clifford Horton. The Rev. Albert Gibbs, pastor of the church performed the double ring ceremony.
The bride, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Glore of Irondale was given in marriage by her father. Her white ballerina length gown of lace and net had a fitted bodice and long sleeves which tapered to a point at the wrist. Tiny covered buttons trimmed the front bodice and sleeves. Her shoulder length veil was held in place by a crown of white pearl orange blossoms and she carried a white Bible overlaid with a white orchid and white satin streamers. Her only jewelry was a pearl necklace, given to her by the groom.
Miss Anna Horton, sister of the groom, was maid of honor. She wore a matching headdress, long white gloves and a corsage of white carnations.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Earnest Horton of Irondale. He chose Charles Brown of Irondale as best man. They wore dark trousers and white coats with white carnation boutonnaires.
The candle-lighters were Edw. Pratt of Conway Springs, Kansas, brother-in-law of the bride, and Curtis Glore, brother of the bride. They also served as ushers.
Mrs. Marilyn Ferrell sang, "Oh Promise Me" and while the couple knelt she sang the "Lord's Prayer". She was accompanied at the piano by Mrs. Emily Yeargain.
The bride's mother wore a dark blue chiffon dress with white accessories and a corsage of white roses. The groom's mother chose a light blue dress with white accessories and wore a corsage of white roses.
The reception was held following the service in the church parsonage. The centerpiece of the refreshment table was a beautiful four-tiered cake, topped with a miniature bride and groom. Mrs. Ellen Pratt of Conway Springs, a sister of the bride, and Mrs. Ruby Inman of Bonne Terre were in charge of serving the cake. Mrs. Carmen Young and Mrs. Doris Lily served the punch.
The bride graduated from Leadwood High School in May, 1960. The bridegroom graduated from Leadwood in 1958.
The happy couple will make a home in St. Louis.
Independent Journal, Potosi, MO, Thursday, July6 14, 1960