In a ceremony on May 19 Cheryl Vaughan became the bride of Rick Roberts. The double ring wedding was held at the Mannford Church of Christ at 3 p.m. The Rev. J. B. Goode from Louisiana, friend of the bride, officiated. Music was provided by a singing group from the 29th and Yale Church of Christ under the direction of Bob Maniger.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Vaughan of Drumright. Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. Philip Roberts of McPherson, Kansas.
The bride's gown was of sheer organza lined with satin and trimmed with matching lace. It had a fitted bodice with long sleeves, a full tapered skirt and a ruffle at the hem. Her hat was trimmed with lace and held a long veil of tulle. She carried a bouquet of pink and orchid silk flowers.
Curch decorations were carried out in two heart shaped candleabras and two large bouquets of pink gladiolas, on stands that matched the candleabras, trimmed with purple bows. The pews were trimmed with purple bows. Two smaller vases of mixed flowers of purple, pink and white sat beside the candleabras.
Sharon Self, Bristow, was matron of honor for her sister. Bridesmaids were Kim Roberts of Oklahoma, City, cousin of the bride; Elizabeth Vaughan, Tulsa, sister-in-law of the bride and Laurie Roberts, McPherson, Kansas, the groom's sister. Each wore a long burgandy dress and carried a basket of mixed silk flowers.
Flower girl was Sarah Woodard of Mannford, friend of the bride. She carried a basket of rose petals. Ring bearer was Russell Williams, Lawton, also a friend of the bride.
The best man was Mike Roberts, brother of the groom, Oklahoma City. Groomsmen were Greg Lutz, Prairie Village, Kansas; Charlie Burch, Olathe, Kansas and Galen Menard, McPherson, Kansas. Ushers were Gary Withers, Orland Park, Illinois and Kirk Rice, Prairie Village, Kansas. All the male attendants were friends of the groom.
All his attendants wore dark gray pin striped tuxedoes. Both fathers wore tuxedoes to match the attendants.
The bride's mother wore a long knife pleated polyester dress with an orchid background with burgandy, pink and white flowers.
The groom's mother wore a long tapered burgandy dress of polyester cut away from the neck with a wide collar draping her shoulders. Both mothers wore a corsage of off white roses with orchid bows.
The reception table was decorated with a large crystal punch bowl, holding purple punch and a four-tiered cake with a water fountain and topped with a traditional miniature bride and groom.
Guests were also served from a chocolate groom's cake. Four crystal bowls held nuts and mints. The table was laid with a full skirt of orchid polyester topped with a lace tablecloth with an orchid underlining.
Other reception decorations were carried out with purple bows and streamers and pink flowers holding the cloth in scallops.
The gift table was decorated with a lace tablecltoh with an orchid underliner.
Servers were Jan Bryan, Fort Riley, Kansas; Wendy Williams, Lawton, Ok., and LaVetta Roberts, Oklahoma City.
The guest book was attended by Barbara Paul, cousin of the bride.
For going away the bride wore a blue and gray striped street length dress. They went to Gazebo Resort on White River in Arkansas for their honeymoon.
The couple have established their first home in Olathe, Kansas.
The bride attended Oak Grove Elementary School and graduated from Drumright High School in 1971. She was employed for a short time at the Drumright Memorial Hospital before accepting a position at Pharmaseal Laborotories at Mannford. She was employed there approximately 10 years and was a resident of Mannford for about six and one-half years.
The groom received his schooling at McPherson, Kansa where he graduated from high school in 1973. He is precently the manager of the J. C. Penney warehouse in Overland Park, Kansas.
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