Greensboro Daily News (Greensboro, North Carolina)
Sunday, April 23, 1944
Meriwether - Hinson Vows Solemnized
(special to Daily News)
Concord, April 22 -- An outstanding wedding of the season in Concord, was that of Miss Gladys Elizabeth Meriwether and James Fletcher Hinson which was solumnized Friday evening at 7:30 o'clock in McGill Street Baptist church. The officiating minister, Rev. W. V. Tarlton, used the impressive double ring ceremony of the Baptist church.
Prior to and during the ceremony, Mrs. Luther E. Branhardt, organist, Mrs. Harry Arrowood, soprano, and Harry Arrowood, baritone, rendered a program of nuptial music.
Serving as ushers were Alex. H. Mills, a cousin of the bride, and George Glover. The bridegroom has as his best man Van Gibson. Miss Faye Mills, cousin of the bride, was maid of honor.
The bride entered the church with her uncle, William Lee Mills, who gave her in marriage. Her wedding gown of filmy white net was fashioned with fitted bodice, sweetheart neckline outlined with sef-material ruffles, and the three-tiered skirt lengthened to a court train. Her illusion veil of finger-tip length, cascaded from a tiara of dainty seed pearls. Her bouquet of white roses was centered with a purple orchid showered with valley lilies.
Immediately after the ceremony, Mr. and Mrs. Hinson left for a wedding trip and upon their return will reside in Concord.
Mrs. Hinson, only daughter of Mrs. Maggie Mills Meriwether, is a pianist, organist, and singer and has been organist of McGill Street church for two years.
Mr. Hinson, son of J. C. Hinson and the late Mrs. Hinson was educated in the Concord schools. He served seven months in the armed forces and since his honorable discharge has been a salesman for the Coca-Cola Bottling company.