Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Tuesday, September 14, 1999
Pugh, Palumbo exchange wedding vows
Miss Leslie Pugh and Mr. Lewis Charles Joseph Palumbo were united in marriage
at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 14, in a candlelight ceremony at East Dallas
The Rev. Chris Schrow officiated at the double ring ceremony with nuptial
music provided by organist Paul Volger, vocalists Roberta Harney and Ann
Cloutier and trumpeter Conrad Bauschka.
A reception followed at the Crowne Plaza Hotel and music was played
by the Paul Salos Dance Band. On the eve of the wedding the rehearsal dinner
was hosted by the groom's parents at Pomodoro's.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Weldon Pugh of Greenville
and the granddaughter of Mrs. Wanda Warren Hughes of Pecos and the late
Mr. Marvin Crawford Hughes.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William George Harrington of Corinth
and Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Anthony Palumbo of Fairfax, Va.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride
wore a floor-length sleeveless gown of ivory satin featuring a V-neckline
and princess waist with an embroidered midriff of rum pink satin trimmed
in pearls and crystal beading. The skirt extended into a cathedral train
accented with appliqued lace and graduated pearls.
Her elbow-length veil of illusion was attached to a headband of ivory
and rum pink satin intertwined with seed pearls. She wore a pearl necklace,
a gift from the bridegroom, and the blue garter worn by her mother in her
She also wore a rum pink and ivory lace garter designed and made by
a childhood friend of her mother. The bridal bouquet was formed of white
hydrangeas, Queen Anne's lace and Vivaldi roses.
Lisa Anne Pugh was maid of honor for her sister, and matron of honor
was Dorsey Brown Martensen. Bridesmaids were Leslie Ann Dubuque, Leigh
Catherine Freer, Stacy Dale Hailey, Stacy Leigh Palumbo, sister of the
bridegroom; and Tammy Elizabeth Stegent.
Robert Cornwell Bond served as best man. Groomsmen were Bradford Patton
Barry, William Robert Cook, Charles Thomas Palumbo Jr., cousin of the bridegroom;
Andrew Gary Sudduth, Douglas Russell Thompson, James Burk Whitlow and William
Hudson Woods. The groomsmen also served as ushers and candlelighters.
Following a wedding trip to Aruba, the couple will reside in Atlanta,
The bride graduated from Texas Tech University in 1994 with a B.S. degree
in restaurant, hotel and institutional management. She is a sales manager
for Crowne Plaza Hotels in Atlanta.
Palumbo graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1991 with a
B.B.A. in marketing. He is a senior sales representative for Nokia Mobile
Phones in Atlanta.
School plans Open House
Pecos Elementary, third grade students, will be having Open House from
6:30-7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 21.
All parents and community members are invited to attend.
Teachers and the principal will be on hand.
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
Division of Buckner News Alliance, Inc.
324 S. Cedar St., Pecos, TX 79772
Phone 915-445-5475, FAX 915-445-4321
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