Miss Gearhart Speaks Vows To Raynard Wier
Vows uniting in marriage Elizabeth Belle Gearhart and Raynard George Wier were exchanged at 8 o’clock Saturday evening in the First Presbyterian Church, Dr. Edmund M. Wylie officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Jean K. Gearhart of Romulus. Mr. Wier is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin W. Wier of Washtenaw Rd.
Fashioned of white slipper satin, the bride’s gown was of colonial style with a white satin bertha forming an off-the-shoulder neckline. The yoke was of illusion veiling and the full skirt ended in a train. A Mary Queen of Scots hat of lace secured her fingertip veil of illusion and she carried a cascade shower bouquet of white roses with a removable corsage of glamellias.
Preceding the bride down the aisle was her twin sister, Mrs. George Van Black of Romulus, who was matron of honor. Miss Jeanne Gearhart of Ypsilanti, also a sister of the bride, and Mrs. Elwin Wier of Gott St., sister-in-law of the bridegroom, were bridesmaids.
Wears Pink Satin
Mrs. Black was gowned in pink satin and carried an arm bouquet of blue gladiolus. The bridesmaids’ gowns were of ice blue satin and their arm bouquets were of pink gladiolus. All wore picture hats and gauntletts to match their gowns.
The flower girl was three-year-old Mary Elizabeth Black, niece of the bride, who wore a pink satin gown and a matching poke bonnet. She carried a basket of pink and blue rose petals. Five-year-old Elwin Wier, jr., nephew of the bridegroom, was the ring bearer.
Elwin Wier, brother of the bridegroom, was best man. The ushers were Wilbur Lutz of Miller Ave., Carlton Gregg of Dix-
Will Live Here
Elizabeth Belle Gearhart became the bride of Raynard George Wier of Washtenaw Ave. Saturday evening in the First Presbyterian Church. The couple will live in Ann Arbor.
boro Rd., George Weber of Summit St., and John Brothers of Ypsilanti.
Mrs. Donald Smith of Ypsilanti was the soloist.
A reception for 200 guests followed in the Masonic Temple. Mrs. E. B. Eichholtz of Adrian, aunt of the bride, cut the wedding cake, and Mrs. George H. Campbell of Ypsilanti poured.
Assist At Reception
Miss Marge Ferguson of Ann Arbor served at the punch bowl, while Miss Betty Campbell of Ypsilanti had charge of the guest book.
The bride attended Ypsilanti High School and has been employed at the Huron Cleaners in Romulus. Her husband attended Ann Arbor High School and served two years in the Army in World War II. He saw action in the European theater of war.
Mr. Wier for the past two years has been in business with his father at the Wier Gun Shop.
Ypsilanti High School
Wier's Gun Shop
First Presbyterian Church
Ann Arbor High School
Ann Arbor News
Rev. Edmund Wylie
Raynard George Wier
Mrs. George Van Black
Mrs. George H. Campbell
Mrs. Elwin C. Wier
Mrs. E. B. Eichholtz
Mrs. Donald Smith
Mary Elizabeth Black
Jean K. Gearhart
Elwin Wier Jr.
Elwin C. Wier
Elsie Kopp Wier
Elizabeth 'Betty' Belle Gearhart Wier
Edwin W. Wier