From a Barbour County Scrapbook
submitted by Linda Graham.
Clippings from the Barbour Democrat
Nuptials of Miss Mary Lavon Lang to Private Harold D. Leach Told
Philippi, Aug. 19. Mr. and Mrs. Jesse LANG, of Philippi, are announcing the
marriage of their daughter, Miss Mary Lavon LANG, to Pvt. Harold Dale LEACH,
grandson of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. LANTZ, also of Philippi. The wedding took place at
9 o'clock Friday evening, July 21, in Kinston, N. C. at the home of the
officiating minister, the Rev. Talward JOHNSON. Miss Dorothy LEACH, sister of the
bridegroom, was the bride's only attendant. Lieut. Henry R. RALECLIE of Kinston
served as best man. The bride is a graduate of Philippi high school with the class
of 1944 and now is employed in a local store. Pvt. LEACH was also graduated from
Philippi high school last spring and entered the Marine Corps last January. He
received his basic training at the Marine training base at Parris Island, S. C.
and Cherry Point, N. C. before being transferred to Kinston.
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