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Ryon Sisters The Mountain Messenger, Thursday, October 11, 1990 3B By Helen W. Searle known as Can- at Glenglven, Ire- 515 A.D. His name the Irish-Gaelic word as Kenneth, and as Cainnech or meaning "handsome decided he i become a monk, he !the now famous mow r Cardiff, Wales, called founded by Saint in the 6th Century. a pupil of Cardoc's ordained at the before leaving on a On his return to for a time un- Irish Biblical Finnian. at his founded monastery Meath. This mon- a great center of especially for Bible Finnian himself is often referred to as "The Teacher of Irish Saints." After traveling for a time with Saints Kieran. Columba, and Comgall as they preached in Ire- land, he later left for Scotland to help Columba with the conver- sion of the Picts and the opening of new monasteries in the land of the Plcts. The most famous, Iona, is situated on an island off the Scottish coast and grew to be one of the greatest monasteries in Christendom. Together, Can- Ice and Columba met with King Brude, King of the Picts at Inver- ness. Saint Canlce was a successful missionary and monk. He built the monastery at Aghabaoe, Ire- land and is attributed with the founding of the monastery at Kilkenny. He died in 599 at the age of eighty-four. He is remem- bered on his feast day. October 11. like the Mountain Messenger Please thank our advertisers MONEY AND STAY WARM through CONSERVATION Weatherize Your Home Weatherization Services offered by Energy Wright Bob Browning, owner your home to determine the most cost-effective Appropriate Insulation Weather Stripping of doors and windows Reduction of thermal bypass losses Expert glass replacement and glazing Trained Crew Call: 497-2748 for more information Q Q are arnwng All 90 m Got Aq ',ord 4 dr., Model Model Year-end Discount u I tO ;A,s#1 Selling Domestlc Automobile- Import from over 25 New Hondas in Stock Now. Excellant fuel Economy for the Mileage-Conscious Buyed Quality & Satisfaction are or #1 Goal CARS of COVINGTON Rt. 220 North Of Covington 962-7853 VALDR ve always got the lowest Bottom Line Mrs Eddie Snedegar (nee Holly Jane Ryon) Jennifer Leigh Ryon and John Maynard Church and Holly Jane Ryon and Eddie Lynn Snedegar were married in a double-wed- ding ceremony July 7 at Em- manuel United Methodist Church in White Sulphur Springs. The brides are the daughters of Mr and Mrs C. Lee Ryon of White Sulphur Springs. Mr Church is the son of Mr and Mrs Maynard D. Church of York, Pennsylvania and Mr Snedegar is the son of Mr and Mrs S. Edgar Snedegar of Lewis- burg. Honored guests were grand- parents of the couples: Mrs Ina V. Daniel of White Sulphur Springs; Mr Charles Armanl of Annapolis, Maryland; Mr and Mrs James Butner of Sarasota, Florida; Mrs Lila Church' of Win- ter Park, Florida; Mrs Lacy Yates and Mrs John Snedegar, both of Frankford. Reverend Graham Robertson of Emmanuel United Methodist Church; Reverend William Starkey of St. Thomas Episcopal Church, both of White Sulphur Springs; and Deacon Leroy. Moore of Saint Mary's Catholic,.. Church of Annapolis, Maryland, officiated at the double-ring ceremonies. Local Adventists Start Fund Drive Members of the Lewisburg Seventh-day Adventist Church (SDA3 began their annual "In- gathering Campaign" October 8. Last year, donations from area businesses, private citizens, and SDA church members enabled the Adventist Development and Relief Agency to supply f0od, wa- ter, blankets, fuel, and clothing to needy families when Hurri- cane Hugo hit the southeast and when the earthquake damaged several Califonaia cities. Funds are also used to run soup kitchens for the homeless in large cities across the U.S. and to provide medical care for the needy in the Adventist hospi- tals around the world. Traditional wedding music was provided by Linda Walls, or- ganist; Hal Walls, soloist: Jeff Bryant, trunlpeter. Jennifer, escorted to the altar by her father, wore a floor-length gown of white taffeta with a dropped angled waist caught at the side with a large bow cen- tered with a rosette. The fitted bodice was covered with re-em- broidered AIenqon lace embel- lished wlth clusters of pearls and opalescent sequins. The off-shoulder puff sleeves were adorned with taffeta ro- settes and hanging branches of pearls. Embroidered Alenqon lace appliques handbeaded with pearls and opalescent sequins highlighted the full skirt and edged the chapel train. Her double-tiered veil of illu- sion was elbow-length and at- tached to a taffeta bow with ro- settes and branches of pearls. She carried a crescent bou- quet of white roses, gardenias and siephanotis. Holly, also escorted to the al- tar by her father, wore a white floor-length gown of Chantilly lace fashioned with a sabrina neckline and a basque waistline. The fitted bodice was detailed with English net and re-embroi- dered lace embellished with clusters of seed and bugle pearls and opalescent sequins. The satin puff sleeves were adorned with appliqued lace mo- tifs and seed pearls. Branches of pearls fell from small bows at the edge of the sleeves. The back featured pearl buttons ending below the waist with a large satin bow at the hipline and fall- ing into a cathedral train. Re- embroidered lace motifs en- circled the hem of the full skirt and the train. She wore a walking-length veil of illusion attached to a wreath of rosettes and pearl branches. The back pouf was highlighted with scattered pearls. Her bridal bouquet was a trailing cascade of white lilies, fressia and stephanotis. Attendants for Jennifer and John were: Matron of Honor, Bobble Hammond of White Sulphur Springs: Bridesmaids, Heidi Church, sister of the groom, of York, Pennsylvania; Suzanne Collins of White Sulphur Springs; Best Man, Todd Holtzinger of York. Penn- sylvania; Groomsmen, Mark Wagner and Ronnie Morgan, both of Huddleston, Virginia. and Paul Bowles, of Danville, Virginia. Attendants for Holly and Ed- die were: maid of honor, Autumn Lewis of Charlotte, North Caro- lina; Bridesmaids, Julle Davis of Charleston, Elen Lanahan of New York City and Susan Calll- son of Bridgeport; Best Man, Todd Morgan of Raleigh, North Carolina; Groomsmen, Daron Hylton, Kevtn Crane and Lewis Leaseburge. all of Lewisburg. The honor attendants and bridesmaids wore identical tea- length dresses of fuchsia, green and white floral print with large fuchsia bows at the V-back waistline. Their bouquets were nosegays of fuchsia flowers and greenery and all wore sprigs of baby's breath in their hair. The bride's mother was attired in a cocktail suit of fuchsia silk Mountain Messenger's Some restrictions may apply See dealer for details The Union Church of Christ began meeting at this building on South Street in December 1985. Gene Clemons was the first pastor. The building had previously been occupied by a discount clothing store, game room, and ceramics shop. Lewis H. Scott has been minister of the congregation since early September. News Is FREE CUSTOM FEATURES , A VALUE OF OVER $50! HIGH SCHOOL CLASS RINGS Offer ends Nov 30. 1990 Good News Godbys Have Baby Girl Mr and Mrs James B. Oodby announce the birth of their first child, RoseMary. Born June 6. she weighed 9 lbs, 5.2 ozs., and was 19-3/4 inches long. Mater- nal grandparents are Mr and Mrs Harry Jackson of Alderson. Paternal grandparents are Mr and Mrs Frank Godby. also of Alderson. Gemstones & Jewelry Box D-50 Rt. 92, White Sulphur Springs "Your New Connection To Better Lighting" COLLINS' S hamro c k Res t au ran t ~xwN 256-2200 1-800-642-2762 Luncheon Blue Plate Specials Regular Menu Dinner Early Bird Special 4 to 6 P.M. Full Menu Until 9 P.M. Open Daily 7 A.M. to 9 P.M. IIOtlII ,Working To Make Your Life A Little Brighter 456 Ragland Road, Beckley _,'36-1921 * _,*36-9849 Route 60 East White Sulphur Springs Mrs John Church (nee Jennifer Ryon) shantung. Mrs Church wore a two-piece green linen dress and Mrs Snedegar wore a pink linen dress, both designed with em- broidered cutout detail. The buffet reception was held on Colonial Terrace at The Greenbrier Hotel. The couples were transported to the recep- tion in a horse and carriage. Jennifer is a graduate of Greenbrier East High School and Sweet Brier College and Is em- ployed by U.S. Air in Roanoke. John is a graduate of York Sub- urban High School and Averett College. He is a pilot and is em- ployed by U.A. Air Express Air- lines, also in Roanoke. Following a wedding trip to Antigua, West Indies, they will live in Roanoke. Holly is a graduate of Green- brier East High School, Peace College in Raleigh, North Caro- lina and Marshall University. She is employed as a teacher with Charlotte-Mecklenberg County Schools in Charlotte. Eddie is also a graduate of Greenbrter East High School and Marshall University, He is em- ployed by Crown Oldsmobile in Charlotte, where they will live following a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach. Elizabeth Chapel Revival Set A revival will be held at Eliza- beth Chapel United Methodist Church October 12-14 at 7 o'clock each night. Friday, October 12, Reverend Homer Stewart of Lewisburg United Methodist Church will be the speaker. Saturday, October 13, Rever- end Rick Curtis will be the speaker. Reverend Cutis the new pastor of Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church in Alderson. Sunday. October 14, Reverend Roy Gwinn will be the speaker. Reverend Gwlnn recently retired from the Richlands Circuit of United Methodist Churches. On two of the three night, there will be special singing, and on the' other night the congrega- tion will be invited to choose some of their favorite hymns to sing. A covered-dish dinner will be held preceding the Sunday night service, at 5 o'clock. Reverend Mark Flynn, pastor of Elizabeth Chapel, invites the public to join with his church In this celebration of faith. For more information about the re- vival, call him at 647-4504. Many thanks to our families. friends, and neighbors for their prayers, cards, phone calls, vis- its. flowers, food and help. May God Bless each of you. 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