Rev. Stiles Alva Jones marries E. Ferne King......01 Jun 1927
Contributed by their granddaughter, Linda
JUNE BRIDES TAKING SWAY
Ferne KING, of Adaville, is Married to South Dakota Minister
Miss Ferne King of Merrill and Rev. S.A. Jones, of Lucas, S.D. were united in marriage last Wednesday, June 1, 1927, at the home of the bride's father near Adaville. The bride is a daughter of Warren J. King, of the Adaville vicinity. She has been a successful teacher in Johnson township for the past two and a half years. She is a graduate of Merrill highschool and took a course in Normal training at Morningside college during the summer of 1924. The bride was attired in a navy blue georgette ensemble with lace and ribbon trimmings. She was accompanied by her sister, Miss Freda, who wore an American Beauty georgette ensemble trimmed in pearls. The groom has been pastor of the Lucas Baptist Church for the past four years and is highly esteemed by all the people there. He was accompanied by Calvin Andersen, of Akron. Rev. L. A. Fleming, of the Adaville U. B. Church officiated, using the ring ceremony. Following congratulations a delicious three-course wedding dinner was served on a long table decorated in blue and silver, the bride's chosen colors. The main feature was a large decorated wedding cake. Those present were Warren King, Mrs. Olive King and Stanley King of Merrill; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hawkins and sons, Duane, Royal and Norris of Westfield; Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Roggow and son, Vilas, of Burke, S.D.; Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Montagne, of Merrill, and Mrs. L. A. Fleming of Adaville. The couple spent a few days visiting with relatives and then departed for their home at Burke, S.D. A large circle of friends extend them best wishes for future success and happiness.