The Hopkins County Echo (Sulphur Springs, Tex.), Vol. 119, No. 3, Ed. 1 Friday, January 21, 1994 Page: 2 of 4
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2-THE HOPKINS COUNTY ECHO, Sulphur Springs, Taxas, Friday, January 21,1994
Voorheese, Mabe exchange vows
tacey Michelle Voorheese of
Sulphur Springs and Lance
Ernest Mabe of Brashear were
united in marriage at 3 p.m. Friday,
Dec. 24, in County Line Baptist
Church in Point. The Rev. Tim Mabe,
pastor of Oak Grove Baptist Church,
officiated the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Sandra
Phillips of Sulphur Springs and Mr.
and Mrs. Curtis Voorheese of Alba.
She is the granddaughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Lewis Watts of Miller Grove,
Mr. and Mrs. Louie Morgan of Sul-
phur Springs and Mr. and Mrs. Mark
Voorheese of Winnsboro.
The groom is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. Larry Mabe of Brashear. He is
the grandson of Vivian Mabe of
Given in marriage by her parents
and escorted to the altar by her father,
the bride wore a tea-length lace-over-
satin dress, styled with a slightly off-
the-shoulder lace sleeves and a sweet-
heart neckline. The fitted bodice
dropped to a shirred satin sash with a
beaded and sequined medallion. The
skirt featured a graduated hemline.
The bride’s headpiece featured a
band of pearls at the forehead with a
cascade of tulle falling to fingertip-
length sprinkled and outlined with
The bride carried a cascade of red
and white poinsettias with greenery
and small cedar leaves. Red and
white streamers fell from the bouquet.
To carry out the traditional wedding
custom of something old, the bride
wore a wedding band belonging to
her great-grandmother, Mrs. Theo
Smith; something new, her dress;
something borrowed, a pearl necklace
belonging to her great-grandmother,
Carletta Watts; and something blue, a
garter. Her father placed a penny
from the year of her birth in her shoe.
Sharon Hunt of Miller Grove
served her niece as matron of honor.
She was attired in a red lace-over-
taffeta. It featured a graduated hem-
line like that worn by the bride. A
latge bow draped from the long, fitted
bodice. The gown was made by
Shirley Watts, grandmother of the
The maid of honor carried a
nosegay of poinsettias, baby’s breath
Mr. and Mrs. Lance E. Mabe
decorated with small satin poinsettias.
She sprinkled poinsettia blooms down
Chance Mclntire, nephew of the
groom, served as ringbearer. He
escorted the floweigirl down the aisle.
Eric Mabe of Longview served his
brother as bestman.
Ushers were Corey Voorheese,
brother of the bride, and Codey Hunt,
cousin of the bride, both of Miller
Grove, and Jeff Seiber of Lone Oak.
Teresa Burns of Emory provided
music. She played Forever In Love as
The the couple lighted the unity
candle, a recording of John Michael
Montgomery’s / Swear was played.
Guests registered at a table covered
with satin and a crocheted lace table-
cloth (hand crocheted by Carletta
Watts, great-grandmother of the
The table held the pen, book, a
small photograph of the couple and
an arrangement of red poinsettias and
cedar sprigs with candles and white
ceramic doves. Leslie Watts of
Greenville presided at the registry
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ther mothers were seated and as.thc ' table. r * *- j*>
ushers lighted the candles. Vows were exchanged beneath an
"She played A towTfmt Witt Nor “archway decorated with-greenery and
Kadi Ragan, cousin of the groom,
served as flowergirl. She wore an
ankle-length red taffeta dress trimmed
with white lace. White gloves com-
pleted the ensemble. She carried a
basket with white ruffled lace edges.
Let Me Go as the matron of honor,
tlowergirl and ringbearer walked
down the aisle.
Christi Garmon of Miller Grove
provided vocal selections. She sang
There Is Love and The Lord's Prayer.
red bows. The setting was accented
with brass heart-shaped candelabra
decorated with greenery and red
bows. Baskets of poinsettias were
placed at the base of the archway and
Following the ceremony, the
bride’s parents hosted a reception in
the church’s fellowship hall. The
reception area was decorated by Mel-
ba Nash of Sulphur Springs.
The bride’s table was covered with
a floor-length white satin cloth with
an overlay of white tulle. The cake
was a white three-tiered cake decorat-
ed with red poinsettias and red and
green ribbons. The cake was topped
with wedding doves surrounded by a
heart. On one end of the table was a
silver candelabrum and on the other
end was a silver punch bowl and sil-
ver dish containing red and white
heart-shaped mints. Shelley
Voorheese, sister-in-law of the bride,
of Yantis, and Sandi Holden, cousin
of the bride, of Miller Grove, served
at the bride's table.
The groom's table was covered
with a white satin cloth. It held a tra-
ditional chocolate cake, silver coffee
service and nuts in silver dishes. A
silver candelabra also adorned the
table. Magnolia leaves were placed
around the cake as decoration. Vicki
Mclntire, sister of the groom, of Bras-
hear, and Michelle Ragan, cousin of
the groom, of Brashear, served at the
Behind each table was a white pan-
el of lattice decorated with greenery,
lights, red bows and gold cherubs.
The reception area was also decorated
with ficus trees and gold reindeer.
The cakes were baked and decorat-
ed by Dottie Long of Sulphur
Following a wedding trip to Jeffer-
son, the couple will reside Brashear.
The bride is a 1990 graduate of
Sulphur Springs High School and is
currently attending East Texas State.
University majoring in elementary
education. She is employed by
ETSU’s media services..
The groom is a 1987 graduate of
Miller Grove High School. He is cur-
rently employed by M & W Feed and
Showers and Parties
The groom’s parents hosted a
rehearsal dinner Dec. 23 in the fel-
lowship hall of County Line Baptist
Church. Guests were served barbecue
catered by Charlie and Susan Vaughn.
The bride was honored with a per-
sonal shower Dec. 18. It was hosted
by Vicki Mclntire.
On Dec. 4, the bride and groom
were honored with a miscellaneous
shower at County Line Baptist
Church. The event was hosted by
family and friends.
City Cemetery Society
The City Cemetery Society met
Jan. 11 in the parlor of First United
Methodist Church. The meeting was
opened with the Lord’s Prayer.
Members attending included Mau-
rine Avinger, Billie Faye Sellers,
Claudia Tyler, Nell Furney and Lona
Other members attending were
Margie Clements, Mary Wood, Inez
McCorkle, Ruthmary Hall, Ruth
Moore, Rose Enloe, Frances Black-
burne, Maclyn Wingo and Margaret
It was also announced that Christ-
mas flowers need to be removed from
The following memorials were
announced during the January meet-
For Dorothy Price, by Mrs. E.L.
For J.L. Woodall Jr., by Willie Mae
For James Archer Tedford, by Mr.
and Mrs. James Sickles;
For Truett Nance, by Mary Lou
For Clemmie Sims, by Florrie
McDowell, Charles and Dorothy
Myers, Virginia, Lyn and Harvey
Argenbright, Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Sellers, John Sellers and College
Street friends and neighbors;
For Daniel Dewitt, by the Connally
Family and the Rev. and Mrs. Henry
For C.D. Sellers, by Mr. and Mrs.
Henry McCorkle; and
For Lillian McDonald, by Mr. and
Mrs. Henry McCorkle and Lola Beth
A memorial was also given by Mr.
and Mrs. Stanley Fox.
Mr. and Mrs. Kevin D. Moreland
wed in Heritage Hall
TT enifer Cher Fulfer of Com-
I merce and Kevin Dewayne
Moreland of Sulphur Springs
were united in marriage at 1 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 31, in Best Western
Heritage Hall. Melvin Perce offici-
ated the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Gene Fulfer of Commerce
and Mr. and Mrs. Russ Stephens of
Quitman. She is the granddaughter
of Rosie Heizer and Bill Beeler,
both of Quitman.
The .groom ,is the son of Mr. and
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Given in marriage by her stepfa-
ther, the bride wore a floor-length
gown of white satin. The fitted
bodice and puffed sleeves were
adorned with lace medallions. The
full skirt cascaded into a sweeping
train, which was accented with lace
cutouts and medallions and edged
in scalloped lace. Her veil of cas-
cading sheer illusion fell from a
headband of silk flowers.
She carried a cascading bouquet
flower with accents of teal.
Kim Simpson of Quitman served
as maid of honor. Jeanie Fulfer of
Tyler was the bridesmaid.
The bridal attendants wore teal
tea-length dresses featuring sweet-
heart necklines and dropped waist-
Rhonda Moreland of Sulphur
Springs was the flowergirl. Justin
Richardson of Quitman was the
Chris Sartin of Cumby was best-
man and Ken McKinley of Sulphur
Springs was groomsman.
Andy Chester of Dike ushered
guests to their seats.
Music for the ceremony included
Everything I Da I Do for You, by
Bryan Adams; / Swear, by John
Micbeal Montgomery; and Nothing
Else Matters, by Metallica.
A reception, hosted by Shirley
Moreland and Karen Moreland, fol-
lowed the ceremony. Kimberly Ann
Harper presided at the registry.
Fallowing a wedding trip to
Galveston Island, the couple will
reside in Sulphur Springs.
The bride is a 1991 graduate of
Campbell High School.
The groom is a 1989 graduate of
Sulphur Springs High School and is
an employee of the HON Company
in Sulphur Springs.
Dozens of details must be taken
care of before a marriage, but don’t
forget to let The News-Telegram
know about your engagement and
Engagement and wedding
announcement forms may be picked
up at The News-Telegram news-
room during regular business hours,
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through
Friday. Photographs are used with
Wedding announcements may be
accompanied by a photograph if it
is brought to the newspaper withing
six weeks after the wedding. A
good black and white or color por-
trait of the couple or bride is pre-
ferred. Soft-focus photographs will
not be used.
Photographs submitted after the
six-week deadline will not be pub-
lished and the wedding announce-
ment may be shortened.
All wedding photographs are kept
on file in the newsroom, where they
may be picked up the Monday after
Photos must be reclaimed within
three weeks after publication. Out-
of-town photographs must be
accompanied by a self-addressed
Py,“ "d Engagement announcement
Wade B. Scott and FreMa Merle Reid were united in marriage Jan. 17,
1934, in Big Spring. They returned to his hometown following World War
II and owned and operated the Chnclcwagon Restaurant on the square in
Sulphur Springs for many years. He is now a retired hotel executive, for-
merly manager of the Angelina Hotel in Lufkin, SeaGun Inn of Rockport,
Sky lane Inn of Houston, Blackstone Hotel of Fort Worth and Adolphus
! the engagement and upcoming HoteTtrf Dallas. They currently live in Sulphur Springs. They received
wedding of their daughter, Katherine Grace Fulkersoa, to Donald best wishes from the president, their children, Joe Reid and Susan Scott
Edward Waif Tnriagf ** °l®ml^u^prir^g^nd Mike Scott of Houston, grandchildren, nieces,
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Keys, Clarke & Lamb, Bill. The Hopkins County Echo (Sulphur Springs, Tex.), Vol. 119, No. 3, Ed. 1 Friday, January 21, 1994, newspaper, January 21, 1994; Sulphur Springs, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth779846/m1/2/: accessed March 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hopkins County Genealogical Society.