Delbert Eugene Smith & Jo Ann Webber Marriage (1948)
Posted By: Carl Malone (email)
Date: 6/18/2017 at 18:13:36
The Atlantic News Telegraph
October 11, 1948
JoAnn Webber Bride of Delbert Smith
Woodwardia trees, candelabra and bouquets of fall flowers formed the background for the ceremony at which Miss JoAnn Webber, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Webber, 1010 Olive street, became the bride of Delbert Smith, son of S. L. Smith of Atlantic, in a double ring ceremony at the Atlantic First Methodist church Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock. The marriage service was performed by the Rev. L. D. Thomas, assisted by the Rev. C. W. Hohanshelt.
Attending the couple were Phyllis Kleinschrodt and Kenneth Christensen and vocalist was Robert Bendorf, who sang “The Lord’s Prayer” and “Because.” Candles were lighted by Marilyn Madsen of Omaha and Coleen Hoffman and serving as ushers were Darrell Brillhart, Kenneth Paulson, Arlin Moller and Jerry Lynch.
The bride was attired in a wine suit with gray accessories and carried a white orchid corsage and a Rainbow Bible with a shower of bouvardia and white satin streamers. The maid of honor wore a brown suit and her flowers were a cascade of yellow and bronze shattered chrysanthemums.
Following the ceremony, there were 200 guests at a reception in the church parlors. Mrs. Norman Paul of Griswold and Mrs. Donald Milford were hostesses and pouring were Mrs. Charles Jobes and Mrs. Byron Jenkins of Omaha. Beverly Jobes had charge of the guest book and music for the reception was by Mary Ann Moore.
The bride’s table was centered with a wedding cake, topped with a mound of shattered pink and white carnations, with modernistic centerpieces on either side of the cake.
Out-of-town guests at the wedding were Dr. and Mrs. V. C. Thompson and family of Clearfield, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Madsen and daughter, Marilyn and Mr. and Mrs. Byron Jenkins of Omaha, Mr. ad [and] Mrs. Norman Paul and Connie and Mr. and Mrs. Porter Wardrip of Griswold.
After a wedding trip to Des Moines, Waterloo and Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Smith will reside on a farm north of Atlantic.
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