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From: "Goltz" <>
Date: Sat, 27 Jan 2001 11:22:27 -0500
I have borrowed, from one of my aunts, a book of newspaper articles that my
g-grandmother saved and will be posting them to this site as fast as I can.
My g-grandmother, Elizabeth (Covey) Edwards was born and raised in Midland
and spent her married life in Vasey. Hope these help someone.
(picture) (written beside is "the year 1954 they were all home)
THE WILLIAM TINNEY family of Vasey, shown in the above photo, had a real
occasion to celebrate recently. It was the first time in two years that
they were all home together. In the photo with Mr. And Mrs. Tinney are
Arden Tinney, Mrs. Wallace Robinson(Ruth), Eldon Tinney, Rex Tinney, Morley
Tinney, Manley Tinney, Jack Tinney, Cecil Tinney, Mrs. Joe Jennett (Elsie),
Mrs. Gill Baker (Marie), Doreen Tinney, Fay Tinney, Zona Tinney and Joan
Tinney. The Tinneys live on the old W. H. Tinney homestead about three
miles southeast of Vasey, where Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Tinney have farmed for the
past 36 years. Mrs. Joe Jennett travelled the greatest distance to attend
the event, coming all the way from Alberta. Other members of the family
reside in Toronto and Orillia.
SEPTEMBER WEDDING - Marilyn Joy Hornsby, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herb
Hornsby, Waverley, and Donald Eugene Edwards, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl
Edwards, Vasey, were married in Waverley United Church, Sept. 24.
EDWARDS - HORNSBY
Waverley United Church was decorated with baskets of colored gladioli of the
Sept. 24 wedding of Marilyn Joy Hornsby, daughter of Mrs. And Mrs. Herbert
Hornsby, Waverley, and Donald Eugene Edwards, second son of Mr. and Mrs. L.
Earl Edwards, Vasey Rev. W. A. Glazer officiated.
Miss Zelma Drinkill, organist, was accompanist for the soloist, Mrs. Mary
Brand, who sang "The Lord's Payer," and the "Wedding Benediction."
Given in marriage by her father the bride wore a floor-length gown of white
embroidered nylon trimmed with seed pearls and a three-quarter length veil
caught to a head-dress of matching material. She carried a nosegay of pink
Maid of honor was the bride's twin sister, Ruth, who chose a gown of shrimp
net over taffeta. Bridesmaids, Miss Karen Hornsby, sister of the bride, and
Miss Pauline Edwards, sister of the groom, chose gowns of lace and net over
taffeta in midnight blue and yellow, respectively. Each attendant wore a
headdress of white net and carried a basket of yellow "mums."
Flowergirl, Colleen McNamara, Toronto, wore a short dress in green nylon and
carried a basket of rose petals.
Ring-bearer William Collins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Collins, Midland, and a
cousin of the groom, wore grey trousers and a navy jacket.
At a reception held at the home of the bride's parents, the mother of the
bride received in a dress of rosewood crystalette taffeta with navy
accessories. Her corsage was of yellow roses.
Assisting, the mother of the groom was attired in navy crepe, navy
accessories and wore a corsage of yellow roses.
For a wedding trip to Northern Ontario and the United States, the bride
travelled in a pale green suit with beige accessories and wore a white
Mr. and Mrs. Edwards are making their home in Midland.
Guests attended the wedding from Toronto, Hamilton, Stayner and Alliston.