THE MOUNTAIN EAGLE, WHITESBURG, KENTUCKY
THURSDAY, JAN. 27, 1955
the bride's sister's home in Mr. and Mrs. Chester Gib- Lillybridge Ave., in East DeIm- son were
.Highland Park, Mich.
visitors Tuesday troit, had a pleasant surprise
mediately folowing- the cere- evening in the home of Mrs. Friday morning when she anmony. Tne bride is employed Gibson's sister, Mr. and Mrs. swered her doorbell to find
with the Michigan Bell Tele- Charlie Wright. Also visiting her brother, Durian White,
phone Company in Detroit. the Wright's is Mr. Wright's waiting to greet her. Duria.i
Mr. Davis, the groom, is an father, Frank Wright, of Neon, was just recently discharged
Many lovely and useful gilts
were received and ice cream,
cake and punch were served
to the small guests, all
MRS. W. L. BLAIK, JR.
employee of the ureat Lakes for a few weeks.
CELEBRATES BIRTHDAY ANNOUNCE WEDDING
Carroll Blair, Mrs. Irene Isom, announces Steel Corp., of Detroit. Form
daughter of W. L. and Nora the wedding of her sister, er Kentucians attending the Mrs. J. V. Collier gave her
Carroll Blair, celebrated her Bobbie Jean Whitaker, form- Iweding and reception were as son, J. V". Collier, Jr. (Pete),
a birthday party," Saturday,
fifth (birthday January 13 erly of Whitesburg, to Mr. li'oiiows:
with a party given in her Teddy Davis, formerly of Vir-gi- e, Mr. and Mrs. James Isom, January 15 in honor of his
Mr. Farley Davis, father oi third birthday. The guest list
honor by her mother at her
home on Trinity Ave. This The wedding took place at , me groom Mrs. Mary Lions, included little Miss Debra
was a special occasion for 6:00 p.m., January 15, at the Darrel Davis, Mr. and Mis. Stidham, Jenny Lind and
"Wendy" (as her friends and Frewill Baptist Church, 3942 Oscar Halcomb. Mr. and Mrs. Donna Sue Collier along with
family call her), for she also High St., in Ecorse, Mich., Kerney Isom, Lloyd WhitaK-- r, the Detroit guests, also Mr.
Mrs. Grant Banks, Jr., Van and Mrs. Homer Stidham.
enrolled for kindergarten at with Rev. McKinley W.
Performing the cere- Whitaker, Carl Whitaker, J. formerly of McRoberts, and
the Harding School on Burt
' Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Collier of
Road in northwest Detroit. mony. A reception was held al Whitaker.
A noneymoon is planned Fleming. Many nice and usethrough the 'Northern States ful gifts iwere received and
ice cream, cake and pop were
served to the guests. Also
Little Miss Cheryl Ham calling on the Colliers later in
monds, daughter of Mr. and( the evening were Donald and
See Garnett Insurance Agency
Mrs. Herman ari nammoncs
is under a doctor's care and
has missed several days of
school due to an infection of
the head but is much improved at the present time.
from servvice in the U. S. Army Engineering Division as
Corporal and was stationed at
Fort Rawleigh, Kansas. He
was formerly of Millstone,
Ky., now of Tennessee, and
before going into service was
employed with the Briggs
Manufacturing Co., on Mack
Ave., in E. Detroit and plans
to resume his work at Briggs
and at present is planning to
make his home with Mr. and
Mrs. Grant Banks, Jr., (Thel-m- a
White) and children.
Mrs. Nora Carroll Blair, attended a bridal shower, Sunday, January 16 in honor of
Miss Jeanette Kirchoff, (Mrs.
Gene Howard, formerly of Blair's next door neighbor),
at the home of Mrs. Jean Kirchoff on Marlowe Ave., in.
Northwest Detroit The wedding is planned for February
Mrs. Grant Banks, Jr., of 5, at St. Barbara Church on
bottle ca rton
Colson and Calhoun Sts. in member of the Order of the
Coif, a scholastic honorary,
while in law school.
Mrs. Barbara Krolo and Combs practiced law in
Mrs. Grethel Richardson have Manchester for one vear be
returned to their home in De- fore moving to Prestonsburg
troit after spending tw6 weeks where he was an attorney unwith itheir parents, Mr. and til he volunteered for the
Mrs. W. L. Blair, Sr., in Flem- Armv as a urivate in 1942.
While in the army he was
chief of the Investigating SecEVANS BIRTHDAY
tion of the War Crimes De
Charles Evans celebrated partment on the staff of Gen
his ninth birthday, Saturday, eral Douglas MacArthur in
January 15 with a birthday the Philippine Islands.
party given in his honor by Combs was discharged as a
his mother, Mrs. Christine captain in the spring of 1946.
Bates Evans, formerly of He holds the Bronze Star
Kona, at his home in West medal and was also decorated
Woodward Heights Blvd., in by the Philippine government.
Hazel Park, Mich. His guest He returned to Prestons-bur- g
list included school and Boy
in 1946 and formed a law
Scout friends all of Michigan partnership with J. Woodford
and his small brothers, Jim-mi- e Howard a former State senaand Bobby. Refreshments tor. Combs served as city atwere served and a nice time torney in 1950 and was apwas had by all. Many useful pointed commonwealth atand nice gifts were received torney for the 31st district
by the honoree.
Call all news to be reported He was appointed to the
to The Eagle to Mrs. W. L. Kentucky Court of Appeals by
Blair, Jr. 13934 Trinity, De- Governor Wetherby m April
1951 to succeed the late Roy
troit 23. Phone KEnwood
Helm and was elected for the
unexpired term in November,
1951 when he defeated formBIOGRAPHICAL
er Governor Simeon Willis,
the Republican candidate for
In addition to his position
on the Court of Appeals,
Combs is chairman of the
Kentucky Judicial Council.
He is a past state president of
the Junior Bar Association.
Combs is married to the
former Mabel Hall of Knott
County and Lexington, whom
he met while at the UniverinnnnnnnnnL".
ilinnnnnnniHB&t ' it tfJfnrrljHllB sity of Kentucky. They have
two children, Lois Ann 11,
and Tommy, 9.
Combs is a Mason and a
Kiwanian and belongs to the
finEEBLnnn Eagles, the American Legion
and the Veterans of Foreign
Wars. He attends the Baptist
JUDGE BERT T. COMBS
Judge Bert T. Combs, who
has announced his candidacy
for "the Democratic guberna
torial nomination, is a native
of Manchester, Clay County,
but has made his home in
Combs, the son of Stephen,
and Martha Combs, of Manchester, was born August 13,
1911 and is one of six children.
He was educated at Clay County High School and attended
liamsburg, for a year and a
half, starting in 1929. He quit
college in 1931 to work as a
clerk for the Department of
Highways in Frankfort where
he stayed three years.
He then entered the University of Kentucky where he
worked his way while finishing his college course and obtaining a law degree. He was
graduated in 1937 as an honor
student, with the second highest standing in his class. He
was managing editor of the
Kentucky Law Journal and a
With a sad heart, I will try
to write the obituarie of my
dear mother, Chloe Caudill.
She was born February 12,
at Carbon Glow, Ky.
Deceased January 3, 1955. She
married James Jessee Caudill
in the year of 1919. To this
union were born eight children, four boys and four girls,
two died in infancy. Her husband and six children were
left to mourn her loss. Coman,
Lonzo, Herbert, Hillard, Opal
and Vina, all of Jeremiah,
We believe that our loss is
She was a kind and loving
mother, and always had a
friendly smile for everyone.
She was liked by everyone
who knew her.
We want to express our
sincere thanks to our many
friends who were so kind and
helpful in every way.
Written by her son,
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