Betty Lowther and Keith Drake Married
The Colon Express, August 11, 1949: “Miss Betty Lowther, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Grover Lowther of Leonidas, and Keith Drake, son of Mrs. Viola Harding of Colon, were united in marriage Saturday, Aug. 6, at 4 o’clock in the home of the bride’s parents. The double ring ceremony was read by Rev. Burnson of Leonidas, in the presence of the immediate family.
The bride was attired in seamoss satin and wore a corsage of yellow roses. Her diamond set gold locket was a gift of the groom. The groom wore a dark business suit, with a white carnation boutonniere.
Their only attendants were Mrs. Harold Phelps of Colon and James Lowther of Dearborn, sister and brother of the bride. A reception followed the ceremony.
Mr. and Mrs. Drake left on a short motor trip through Michigan. For going away, the new Mrs. Drake changed to a blue and gray sport suit. Upon their return they will reside in their newly furnished home on Palmer Lake in Colon.
The bride was graduated from Colon high school with the class of 1942 and from Argubright’s Business college of Battle Creek in 1945. for the past 2 years she has been bookkeeper for the Preston Shoe Company in Battle
Creek and will continue with her work. The groom graduated from Colon high school in 1940. He served in the U. S. Navy thirty-four months, twenty-two of which were in the South Pacific. He too, attended Argubright’s Business College and graduated in 1949 and at the present is employed as bookkeeper for the A. H. Perfect Company in Battle Creek.”