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  • February 14, 1952


                                                               February 14, 1952



    Miss Retha Dean Fitzpatrick

    daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Roy

    Fitzpatrick and Billy Epps, son

    of Mr. And Mrs. Sam Epps, were

    married on Thursday evening at

    7:30 o’clock. The marriage was

    solemnized at the First Baptist

    Church with the Rev. Mr. Frank

    Bowman reading the vows.


    The church altar was banked

    with ivy and magnolia leaves which

    formed a background for candelabra

    holding white tapers and

    baskets of white gladioli.


    Mrs. Orville Ginter was organist

    and  Miss Elaine Atkinson sang

    “Because” and “Ah Sweet Mystery

    of life.”


    Miss Janice Fitzpatrick, sister

    of the bride, and Miss Janice

    Savage lighted the candles.


    Miss Margaret Epps, sister of

    the groom was bridesmaid. Her

    dress was of blue and her flowers

    were a corsage of carnations.


    The bride was given in marriage

    by her father. She wore a suit of

    beige woolen gabardine with

    brown accessories. She carried a

    prayer book topped with a purple



    The parents of the bride enter-

    tained with a reception at the

    Woman’s Club following the



    Melda Maddox, niece of the

    bride, kept the bride’s book and

    others assisting in entertaining

    were Mrs. F.K. Maddox and Mrs.

    Raymond Hammond.


    Mr. and Mrs. Epps left during

    the evening on their wedding

    trip through the south.


    Billy Epps, Retha Epps, L to R Karen, David and Chris Epps 1960's Piedmont, Alabama

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    Published on February 13, 2010 · Filed under: Uncategorized;
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One Response to “February 14, 1952”

  1. Tom Leland said on

    are there any pics of Chris Epps as an adult? thanks

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