Lakeville Community Church was the setting Saturday, Nov. 7, for the marriage of Miss Beverly Elizabeth Drain, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Drain of Livonia, and William J. Deats, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Deats of Canadice.
The double ring ceremony was performed by the Rev. Vincent J. Wayland, pastor of the Lakeville Church, before an altar which was decorated with white chrysanthemums, white snapdragons,palms and seven branch candleabra. Given in marriage by her father the bride wore a gown of white lace and marquisette entrain. Her fingertip veil of illusion was held by a halo of seed pearls, and she carried white carnations.
Mrs. George DeBarbari of Wellsville was matron of honor, and the bridesmaids were Mrs. Francis Webster of Tonowanda, Mrs. William VanDerMeid of Livonia, sister of the bride. They all wore white net formals with old blue velvet boleros, and carried bronze and yellow chrysantemums. Miss Beth Ann Coykendall, cousin of the bride, was the flower girl. She wore a dress of blue net, and carried a basket of yellow pompoms.
Ronald Deats of Hemlock, was best man for his brother, and Richard Drain, brother of the bride and Larry Briggs were the ushers.
Rev. Robert Lester of Tonawanda, accompanied by Miss Mable Pease at the organ sang, “Because” and the “Lord’s Prayer.”
Following the ceremony a reception for 200 guests was held in the Community House. After a Southern honeymoon the young couple will make their home at 2757 East Lake road.
The bride is a graduate of the Livonia Central School and Alfred University. The bridegroom attended Hemlock School, and served eight years with the armed forces.
Prenuptial events included a variety shower by Mrs. Joyce Wingate and Mrs. Edward Schroeder of Livonia; bathroom shower by Mrs. Hugh Drain of Hemlock; personal shower by Miss Ruth Hendershott; dinner and shower by the office force at Kodak Park, where the bride is employed.