Cherokeean/Herald (Rusk, Tex.), Vol. 142, No. 24, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 19, 1990 Page: 3 of 16
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CHEROKEEAN/HERALD OF RUSK, TEXAS—THURSDAY, JULY 19, 1990—PAGE THREE
40th year by
Joe and Betty Luak renewed their
marriage vows Sunday, July 1,1990
at Memorial Baptist Church with
Donald Copeland officiating. They
were married July 1,1960 and were
celebrating their 40th wedding
anniversary. Jerry Luak and
Rhonda Birdwell aang two beauti-
ful love songs with Laverne Lusk
accompanying on the piano. Attend-
ing the lovely ceremony were family
Following the ceremony, Joe and
Betty were honored at a luncheon at
the Southern Motor Inn with the
following: Linda, Johnny, Lori,
Rusty and Josh Graham, Jerry,
Laveme, Joey and Amber Lusk,
Debbie, Johnny, Megan and Joe Bob
Jennings, Mra. Bertha Hudaon,
Steve, Darlene, Mandy and Bo
Gunter of Athena, Don and Fayne
Copeland and Walter and Ruby
Hudaon. Mr. and Mrs. Lusk opened
their gifts after they cut their wed-
Our CENTURY 21' office Is proud
to announce the addition of another
professional Sales Associate.
Put your trust
In Number One '
Angelien Francis Teat
Mrs. Teat was formerly
associated with a
commercial real estate
firm in Longview for 15
years, but most recently
has been in property
management in Phoenix,
Mrs. Teat grew up in
Rusk, and is the daughter
of .the late Grace and
Jewell Francis, and she
expresses pleasure in
being with Tom Ball and
his associates. She looks
forward to renewing old
friendships, making new
ones and being of service
to the community.
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Couple joined in double ring ceremony
Joe and Betty Lusk
Descendants of R. A (Tom) and
Reese Schochler Wallace met Sat-
urday at the Lynches Chapel Pavil-
ion, near Alto, for their annual
Among those attending were
Rayford and Donna Wallace of New
Caney; Douglas Ray and Carolyn
Wallace, Mary Margaret, Robert,
Ray and John Paul of Conroe; Jerry
Wayne and Jerry Wallace and Chris
of New Caney; Renee and Bryan
Stroud, Porter Ringo and Jeremy,
Denise and Bubba Richards, Chris
and Jennifer, Ronnie and Donna
Moore, all of Pasadena.
Shaunda Moore of Houston; Eddy
Montalbo of Clear Lake; Miasy
Moore ofWeches; Vicki and Johnnie
Lucas, Cord and Cole ofRuak; Daisy
Beck of Rusk; Ila Mae Bostick of
Cleveland; Judy Lumpkin and Kim
of Nederland; Jeremy McDufiy of
Nederland; Mearl Guinn, Gloria
Jennings, Cindy Jarratt, Toni,
Wayne, Jennifer and Elizabeth
Guinn, all of Rusk; Janie Fowler
and daughter of Lufkin; Vicki Gann
and Nathan of Lufkin.
Ricky and Sandy Collins, Seth,
Crystal and Michael of Rusk; Lloyd
and AUie Fay Collins of Rusk; Mau-
rice and Floyd Wallace, Audral
Hassell, Margie Holcomb, Viola Wal-
lace, Jerry and Loretta Rix, Mike
and Patti Low and Misty and
Heath, all of Alto.
Mike Wallace of Lawrence, Ka.;
Darwin and Betty Collins of Rusk;
Lloyd and Dorothy Davis of Alto;
Jim Crow and friend of Alto; Alma
Wallace of Alto and Sonny and
Biddie Wallace of Alto.
Hurry home Lisa!
Love, Mom & Dad
Molly Caroline Dear of Palestine
and Jerry Mykel Abshire of Tyler
were married Saturday in a double
ring ceremony at First United Meth-
odist Church in Palestine. The Rev.
Wayne Rhodes of Palestine offici-
ated. The church alter was deco-
rated with an arrangement of white
gladiola, snapdragons and pink
alstroemeria, flanked by two brass
candleabra trees and seven
branched candelabraa, accented
with white gladiola, anapdragona
and ferna. Family pews were marked
with ribbon ferna and baby's breath.
The bride ia the daughter of Dr.
and Mrs. Steve Hicks and Mr. and
Mrs. Michael B. Dear, of Palestine.
She is the granddaughter of Fred-
dye Dean White of Rusk. The groom
is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Al San-
chez and Jeb Abshire, of Tyler.
Escorted by her father, the bride
wore a formal white gown of Eng-
lish net embellished in lace, pearls
and iridescent sequins. The bodice
featured an off-the-shoulder neck-
line and puff sleeveB, adorned with
satin Dior bows. The back bodice
featured a deep V-back, accented
with lace, pearlB, sequins and a satin
bow at the waistline. The full Eng-
lish net skirt was bordered in Ven-
Mrs. Jerry Mykel Abshire
VSC brings enjoyment to hospital patients
Bringing excitement and enter-
tainment to the patients during the
summer is part of the ongoing pro-
grams sponsored by the Volunteer
Services Council for Rusk State
Hospital.During the recent July 4th
Celebration, patients eryoyed a day
of fun that included a picnic at the
lake recreation area with games
booths, prizes, music, swimming,
boating, fishing and a water melon
feast. Citizens throughout East
Texas help make the day a success
with their contributions of cash and
merchandise to the July 4th cele-
The Council, working in conjunc-
tion with the Volunteer Services
Department and other therapy
programs throughout the hospital,
continues to assist the hospital with
volunteer programs that help make
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ice lace, which swept to a chapel-
length train. She wore a finger-tip
illusion veil, accented with poufs of
illusion, pearls and iridescent se-
The bride carried a' cascading
bouquet of bridal white and pink
roses, stephanotis, and baby's
Nancy Lee Dear of Dallas, sister
of the bride, was maid of honor.
Bridesmaids were Stephanie
Leigh Bratz of Fort Worth, Lori
Richie ofPalestine and Melissa Anne
Fontaine and Angie Hawkins, both
of College Station.
Attendanta wore ballet-length
formal gowns with bodices of pastel
chintz brocade and skirts of green
moire taffeta. They carried single
«white roses accented with stream-
ers and bows.
Lauren La Grave of Jacksonville
was flower girl. Junior flower girl
was Rachael Brown of Montalba.
Richard Henry Cheatham of Hous-
ton was ring bearer. Joe Hill of
Palestine was candlelighter.
Patrick Erskine of College Sta-
tion was best man. Groomsmen were
Tim Berry of Burnett, Nathan
Parker of Tyler and Ronnie Doyle
and Terry Tompkins, both of Hous-
ton. Ushers were Casey Brownlow
of Houston; Michael B. Dear II,
brother of the bride, of Palestine;
and Billy Miller of Dallas.
Linda Duphorne ofPalestine was
the organist. Ethel Ham, great-
grandmother of the bride, was the
pianist. Cindy and Eric Moseley of
Palestine performed a duet.
A reception, hosted by the par-
ents of the bride, was held at Mead-
owbrook Country Club. Houseparty
members included Lori Rhodes,
Laura Webb and Blanca Franklin,
of Palestine; Kim McGar, Jill Er-
skine, Patricia Pessara and Laura
Fontaine, of College Station; Ashley
Orr of Lake Jackson; and Lori Hicks
Following a wedding trip, the
couple will reside in Houston, The
bride is a graduate of Texas A & M
Úniversity and will attend South
Texas College of Law in the fall. The
groom is a graduate of Texas A & M
Among the out of town guests was
the grandmother of the bride, Fred-
dye Dear White and Houston White;
Mr. & Mrs. George White and Chris-
topher of Houston; Mr. and Mrs. Joe
Williamson of Rusk; Mrs. Bobbie
Penn, Micah and Amanda Penn, all
of Rusk; Mr. and Mrs. Rudy Penn,
Amy and Andy, of Abilene; and Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Penn, of Houston.
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Among the more than300 donors,
who gave to the July 4th Fund Drive
were Edwin L. Smith, Corry W. Wal-
lace, TAMACO/Fas Fil, Mr. andMrs.
B. M. Hanson, Helen Finley, Dr.
Morris L. Orocofsky, Southern
Cherokee Federal Credit Union,
Hazel Musick, Mr. and Mrs. Char-
les Burfoot, Mildred R. Williams,
Citizens Bank, John P. Hunter,
Judge and Mrs. J. W. Summers,
James H. Rich, Mr. and Mrs. Adon
Duncan, Ginney Penney, Margaret
Perkins, Brookshire Bros. #22 and
Rusk Lions Club, from Rusk; and
The A Frank Smith United Meth-
odist Church Fidelis Class and
Valentine Waddleton of Alto.
Mrs. Penney announced that the
Council presented its second ofthree
installments of $2,500 to the hospi-
tal for deposit in patients' trust
funds. The deposits will allow 100
patients to have money for purchase
of refreshments, merchandise and
gifts from the hospital's canteen or
for shopping trips.
The funds for the trust fund in-
stallments were raised by the Coun-
cil during a challenge grant issued
by the The Priddy Foundation,
Mrs. Penney said the VSC identi-
fied 100 patients, who had little or
no trust fund balances and the
$2,500 has been presented to those
Advisory board formed
An advisory board for Commu-
nity Programs at Rusk State Hospi-
tal has been developed. It will have
a two-fold purpose: to become iden-
tified contacts in the county to re-
ceive input from ritiiens of this area
on issues related to the provisions of
outpatient mental health services,
and to advise Rusk State Hospital
how best to provida outpatient serv-
ices to Cherokee and Anderson
Committee members include Mrs.
Sissy Austin and Mr . Bülie Hop-
son. Jacksonville; Mr. Charles
119 W. 5th, Rusk
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