Etc. -- Vera M. McKim wed T. Clare Kelly
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A lightly edited page 10 article in the 24 Jun 1920 issue of the Simcoe Reformer newspaper. 


"The Maples," home of Mr. and Mrs. John McKim of South Middleton, was the scene of a pretty June wedding on Wednesday, 
16 Jun 1920, when their only daughter, Vera Marguerite, was united in matrimony to Mr. T. Clare Kelly, son of Mr. and Mrs. 
J. E. Kelly of Glen Meyer, Rev. A. Rimington of Courtland officiating.

At 12 o'clock, to the strains of the Lohengrin Wedding March, played by Mrs. F. R. Flood of Tillsonburg, the bride entered the room, leaning on the arm of he father, and took her place under an arch of ferns, banked with roses. She looked charming in a gown of white silk crepe de chine and lace and pearl trimmings, and wore a bridal veil caught up with orange blossoms and carried a bouquet of carnation and roses.

Mr. Austin Kelly, brother of the groom, acted as groomsman. Little Misses Arlie and Ena Kelly, sisters of the groom, made dainty little flower girls, dressed in white frocks trimmed with blue satin ribbon, carrying baskets of ferns and June roses. 

The presents were numerous among them being several cheques and a dining room suite from the bride's father.

After the ceremony, about 40 guests, immediate relatives, repaired to the dining room, where a sumptuous repast was served by four girl friends of the bride, Misses Clara and Bessie Wittet, Winnifred Fines and Gertude McCaffery, the table decoration  being pink and white.

Amid showers of confetti, the happy couple left on a honeymoon to points east, the bride travelling in a gray silk dress, with rose trimmings. On their return, Mr. and Mrs. Kelly will reside east of Glen Meyer

The bride was one of the most popular young ladies in the vicinity and best wishes follow here her to her new home. -- Tillsonburg News.


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