The Hancock-Henderson Quill, Inc.
Compiled and Edited by Virginia Ross
Stronghurst Graphic, June 29, 1922
WEDDING BELLS-SULLIVAN-PENDLETON: The home of Mr. and Mrs. Jon J. Sullivan of Burlington was the scene of a very pretty home wedding at noon June 22nd when their youngest daughter, Agnes Marguerite Loretta Sullivan became the bride of Mr. Lonne Richard Pendleton of Carman, Illinois.
The bridal party entered the parlor to the strains of a wedding march and took their places beneath a huge white bell and among a mass of ferns to pledge their troths. The bride was beautifully gowned in white chiffon and wore a pretty veil caught with ferns and rose buds and carried a huge bouquet of ten roses. The matron of honor was Frances E. Dixon, sister of the groom and wore a pretty gown of white organde and carried a bouquet of tea roses. Little Miss Lorena Pearl Dixon acted as ring bearer and enter the parlor in the lead of the bridal party. She carried a bouquet of roses in which the ring was hid; her dress was made of neat little crepe de chine. She is the youngest sister of the groom.
Mr. John H. Sullivan, youngest brother of the bride, acted as groomsman and The Rev. F. D. Ferrall of the First Christian Church read the ring ceremony in the presence of the immediate families and a few close friends.
Mrs. Pendleton was a member of the senior class of Burlington High School of 1922. Mr. Pendleton is the youngest son of Mrs. Thos. Dixon and is a very prosperous young farmer of near Carman, Ill. The young couple has a comfortable home prepared on the groom's farm.
The home was beautifully decorated throughout with pink and white. The bridal table was decorated with the colors and the huge cake made a very pretty centerpiece. Guests enjoyed a four course dinner which was served immediately after the ceremony.
Out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Dixon and daughter, Lorena Pearl of Carman; Mr. and Mrs. James W. Dixon and children Evelyn and Helen and Mr. Mace Pendleton of Carman; Mr. and Mrs. John J. Sullivan, Mr. and Mrs. Tony Catanzaro and sons Franklyn Catanzaro and Stephen and Thos. Treharne and Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Wunnenberg of Sperry, Iowa and Miss Esther Nollen of Mediapolis and Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Ferrall of Burlington.
Mrs. Thomas Dixon, mother of the groom, served a five course dinner for the couple and wedding guests and a few close friends on Sunday, June 25th.