|"LATTIN-ALLOWAY WEDDING SUNDAY - Miss Marilyn Jean Lattin, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Lattin, Independence, became the bride of Mr.
Glenn H. Alloway, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Alloway, 712 East Eighth, at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon in the First Church of God at Independence. The Rev. O. R. Carpenter, uncle of the bride, read the double-ring ceremony.
The bride, given in marrige by her father, wore a princess street length dress of white French crepe. styled with a sweetheart neckline. Her headdress was a sweetheart halo of white roses trimmed with white nylon veiling. A single strand of pearls, a gift from the bridegroom was the bride's only ornament. On a white Bible, she carried an orchid bouquet with streamers of pink rosebuds.
Miss Barbara Lattin, sister of the bride was maid of honor. Her dress was a toast brown crepe with black accessories and she carried a colonial bouquet of yellow roses. Mrs. William Dillon, Jr., sister of the bridegroom was matron of honor, and wore a forest green crepe with black accessories, while Miss Lili Carpenter, cousin of the bride, as bridesmaid, wore royal blue crepe with black accessories. Their matching colonial bouquets were of pink roses.
Sheryl Alloway, small niece of the bridegroom was flower girl. She was dressed in a Parisian blue taffeta frock with a halo of pink rosebuds in her hair. She wore a matching wrist corsage and carried a basket of rose petals.
Mrs. Lattin, mother of the bride, wore a black crepe dress with black accessories and the bridegroom's mother wore a navy blue crepe, also with black accessories. They wore matching pink carnation corsages.
Mr. William Dillon, Jr., brother-in-law of the groom, was best man. Ushers were Messrs. Harold and Ralph Alloway, brothers of the groom.The wedding ceremony was followed by a reception at the home of the bride's uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Lattin, Independence. A 3-tiered wedding cake centered the linen covered table. Pink tapers were used as decoration in addition to a garland of rosebuds around the cake. Assisting at the reception were Mmes. C. H. Jackman, O. R. Carpenter and E.A. Lattin, aunts of the bride. Mrs. Frank Lattin had charge of the guest book.
After the reception, Mr. and Mrs. Alloway left on a wedding trip through western states. For traveling, the bride chose a gray gabardine suit and black accessories. She wore an orchid corsage. Upon their return the couple will be at home in Coffeyville. Mr. Alloway is an employee of the city water and light department.
The bride attended the Independence high school. The groom is a graduate of Field Kindley high school here. He served nearly three years with the U.S. Navy in the southwest Pacific during the last war.
Guests at the wedding and reception included Messrs. and Mmes W. C.
Brocaw, William Dillon and son, C. W. Thornton, Hugh Alloway, William
Contributed by Juanita Alloway