Sanders-Wild Marriage

From an unknown newspaper 1926 Sunday afternoon, July 4, 1926, the marriage of Miss Grace Sanders and Mr. Kelly K. Wilds was solemnized by the pastor, Rev. T. J. Herring, at the First Baptist Church. The church was decorated with white daisies and fern. A chain of daisies was gracefully draped from the choir loft and vases of them made a border around the altar which was most effective. Miss Alice Dana and brother, Mr. Joe Dana, played very sweetly upon the piano and violin and promptly at three o’clock the wedding march pealed forth and the groom and his best man, Mr. Ashley Sanders, entered from the right aisle as the bride and her maid-of-honor, Miss Ray Herring, entered from the left, and were met at the altar by the pastor, who, with the beautiful ring ceremony, pronounced them man and wife. The bride was gowned in gray georgette with hat and all accessories to match and carried a bridal bouquet of radiance roses. Miss Herring wore a becoming gown of tan crepe de chine and carried an arm bouquet of daisies. Immediately after the ceremony the bridal party were driven to the home of the groom’s mother, Mrs. Wilds, where the happy couple only remained long enough to enjoy delightful refreshments consisting of home-made cake and cream and receive congratulations. They left in their car for a honeymoon trip of a couple of weeks to points north. Mr. Wilds is one of Fernandina’s best young men, having been…

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