Newspaper clipping from unnamed source with a hand written
date, Sept. 18, 1949, along the side:
Miss Patricia Lee Bell and Robert Greene Marry Sunday
Patricia Lee Bell, the lovely daughter of Mrs. Fay M. Bell, Lynn St., and
Robert Clyde Greene, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Greene of Newport, Ohio, were
married yesterday afternoon in St. Andrew’s Methodist church. The pastor,
the Rev. Thomas Zumbrunnen, officiated at the exchange of vows.
standard filled with white gladioli and greenery formed the center of the
bridal setting, and at either side were seven-branched candelabra in which
burned white candles. The family pews were marked with satin ribbon bows
and sprays of greenery.
hour of bridal music was provided by Mrs. Monroe Cunningham, preceding the
ceremony, and during this time guests were seated by Gail McVey and W. E.
Lallathin, both of Marietta.
Greene, of Newport, O., served his brother as best man.
marriage by her cousin, Gerald Maple of Goffs, the pretty young bride wore a
white lace gown, the full skirt being of ballerina length, and around the
bottom was a wide band of net. A Peter Pan collar was at the round
neckline and extending from this to the waistline in the front were small white
velvet buttons. A narrow white velvet ribbon circled the bride’s waist
and fell into short streamers. On her head was a head-hugging cap of
white net, and circling this were flat leaves of white velvet. She
carried a colonial bouquet of white baby mums, centered with white
Janet Bell, sister of the bride, was the maid of honor, and she wore [a] bright
blue velvet gown, made on lines similar to that of the bride. She carried
a colonial bouquet of pink baby mums.
Bell, mother of the bride, wore a rose crepe dress, gray accessories, her felt
hat being trimmed with feathers. On her shoulder was a corsage of white
Greene, mother of the bridegroom, wore a green dress, black accessories and her
shoulder corsage was of yellow roses.
wedding reception was held in the church chapel, there the traditional bridal
colors of white and green were seen in flowers in bowls placed throughout, and
palms and ferns. A tiered wedding cake, topped with a bride and groom,
centered the bride’s table.
when Mr. Greene and his bride left for a wedding trip, she changed to a suit of
black and matching accessories, her smart felt hat being trimmed with
feathers. On her shoulder she pinned a corsage of white gardenias.
After their honeymoon, they will go to Martins Ferry, Ohio, to make their
Mrs. Greene graduated from Parkersburg High School. For the past three
years, she has been employed by the Imperial Ice Cream Co., in the division of
Fairmont Foods Co. She has been an active member of the Junior Dept. of
the Parkersburg Woman’s Club.
Greene graduated from Newport High School, and Mountain State College in this
city. He is employed by the Quaker State Oil Co., in Marietta.