Monday, March 26, 2018
Tuttle-Kerr Wedding 1970
Miss LaVonne Tuttle Becomes Bride of Graves Kerr in Episcopal Rites
The wedding of Miss Joan LaVonne Tuttle and Barzillai Graves Kerr III was solemnized Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Episcopal Church of the Holy Comforter with the Rev. L. Bartine Sherman officiating. Mrs. Joyce Mitchell rendered a program of music.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bynum R. Tuttle Sr. of Route 5. She is a graduate of Eastern Alamance High School and Presbyterian Hospital School of Nursing. She is employed as a staff nurse at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.
The son of Mr. and Mrs. B. Graves Kerr Jr. of Greensboro, the bridegroom was graduated from Jamestown High School in Jamestown and Guilford College and teaches at South Mecklenburg High School in Charlotte.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore an empire gown of satin overlaid with daisy appliqued organdy featuring a Watteau train. Her elbow-length veil of silk illusion was attached to a headpiece of daisy appliques, and she carried a bouquet of white stephanotis and roses.
Miss Linda Ritchie of Charlotte, maid of honor, wore an empire gown of maize dotted sis and carried a bouquet of daisies. Miss Jacinta Fitterer of Baltimore, Md., and Mrs. Roland Kerr of Greensboro were bridesmaids, dressed the same as the honor attendants.
Mr. Kerr was his son's best man, and ushers were James Lee Kerr of New York City, Thomas Jackson Kerr and Roland Torrence Kerr of Greensboro and Bynum Roscoe Tuttle Jr.
Following the wedding, a reception was held in the church parlor. Guests were registered by Mrs. William Branham of Greensboro and Miss Pamela Tuttle, sister of the bride.
Mrs. William Copeland of Lynchburg, Va., aunt of the bridegroom, presided at the punch bowl and Mrs. James Taylor, another aunt, served cake. Mrs. Daniel Norris of Graham assisted.
The bride's table was covered with a lace cloth accented by lighted green tapers in silver candelabra. Fruit punch, cheese daisies, mixed nuts and mints were served with the wedding cake.
After a trip to Williamsburg, Va., the couple will reside in Charlotte.
The Daily Times-News (Burlington, North Carolina), 15 June 1970, Monday, Page 12.