Mildred Rakestraw Hopper's Scrapbook (Page 1)

These are some newspaper clippings from the 1938-1940s,.and are from Mildred Rakestraw Hopper's (1917-2000) scrapbook of weddings, with a couple of other things.

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1- A Run For Her Money,  a three-act play presented in 1936 by the Willing Workers  Class of the First Christian Church
2- Willing Workers  Class of the First Christian Church party
3- Miss Edna Leona Balser, of Spray, whose marriage on May 27th has just been announced by her parents, Mr. and  Mrs., J. W. Balser.
4- Sgt. Clarence W. Boyles 

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5- Miss Mary Carter Becomes Bride Of J. B. Shelton
6- Thelma Curry before her marriage August 7 in Jackson Baptist church, Portsmouth, Va.
7- Mrs. James Curtis Land, the former Miss Dorothy Gray Dalton, of Spray
8- Miss Kathlyn DeHart became the bride of John Burks

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9- William W. Barksdale, Leaksville, who was recently promoted to corporal at Keesler Field, Miss., where he received his training. 
10- Mrs. Mallie A. Proffit, the former Miss Lois Ernestine Bondurant, whose marriage to Sgt. Proffit of Eglin Field, Fla., has just been announced by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Bondurant, of Leaksville, NC.
11- Local Brides of the Season: Miss Evelyn Lorraine Shively, Ruby Chaney, and Evelyn McBryde.

Mildred Randolph Rakestraw Hopper (1917-2000)

Birth:  Nov. 24, 1917
Death:  Feb. 15, 2000

EDEN - Mildred Rakestraw Hopper, 82, of 318 Cedar St., died Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2000, at Wake Forest University Baptist Hospital.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 18, 2000, at Kings Highway Christian Church. Burial will be in Overlook Cemetery.

She was a native of Leaksville (now Eden), attended Kings Highway Christian Church. For many years, she taught a teen girls class and in later years, taught a ladies Bible study class. She was the treasurer of Hopper Oil Co., where she and her husband, were owners/ operators.

Survivors are her husband, William "Mutt" Hopper of the home; daughters and husbands, Betty Wynne and Richard Wynne of Raleigh, Vivian Ann Lee and Wayne Lee of Atlanta, Ga.; grandchildren, Joshua, Zachary, Hannah and Sam Wynne of Raleigh, Dosier and Jessica Lee of Atlanta, Ga.; and sister, Vivian Winn of Eden.

She was the daughter of the late Charlie B. Rakestraw and Maybud Manley Rakestraw.
Family links: 
  Charlie Ball Rakestraw (1890 - 1988)
  Maebud Manley Rakestraw (1898 - 1955)
Overlook Cemetery
Rockingham County
North Carolina, USA

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