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Chatter that Matters: January 23, 2013

caines | 1/24/2013, 4:30 a.m.

Recently at New Shiloh MBC, Gloria Jackson married Rev. Herman J. Davis. The bride was escorted by brothers Pastor Alfonso Jackson II, Richmond Height MBC and Rev. Arthur Jackson, III, Antioch MBS. Furthermore, others in the bridal party were Mary Jackson, mother of the bride; Ella Davis, mother of the groom; Veta Grissett, matron of honor; along with Howard Roberts and Pastor Newell Tucker, best men. And as bridesmaids and groomsmen: Doris Howard, Deloris Johnson, Bernice Parker, Pastor Lazarus Dawson, Willie Jackson and Reggie Morgan. During the seating of the parents, Elder Bernard Edwards entertained on his saxophone playing Love Holiday, You Are and Let the Church Say Amen. He was then joined by Samuel Boone, Jr. and Ronald Phillips, while the bride entered. Meanwhile Rev. D.L. Powell awaited to officiate the traditional wedding ceremony. After the newlyweds kissed, they led the recessional in their Rolls Royce to the Orange Bird Country Club in Hollywood, Fl. The reception was a traditional delight with the bridal party toasting the newly weds, the line dancing, the newlyweds first dance and the tossing of the rice as the couple left for their honeymoon to Las Vegas. Congratulations to the King of Clubs of Greater Miami for its Annual Black & White Gala held at the Double Tree Hotel and Spa in Downtown Miami. At 7:30 p.m., Dr. Astrid Mack, president emeritus, broke the camaraderie ending cocktail hour and everyone came in for dinner. Furthermore, as the Psi Phi Band dedicated Take the Air Train and Satin Doll to the founders: Fr. Theodore Gibson, Dr. Ira Ward, Judge L. L. Thomas, Charlie Wyche, Dan Francis, Bill Stirrup and Dr. James Hogan. Guests included: Dr. Mack, Fletcher Paschal, III, James Fayson, Ron Butler, James Maull, Dr. Edwin Demeritte, Basil Binns, Patrick Range, Nelson Jenkins, James Randolph, Jr., Arthur Simms, Dr. Arthur Woodard, Larry Adams and Dr. Richard J. Strachan. Kudos to coordinator James Fayson for presenting a two-day three-night vacation at the Double Tree to lucky winner Ulysses Brown. Other recipients of door prizes winners were: Franklin Clarke, Anita Harrell, Herman Dorsett and Margie Fayson. Some of the supporters were: Richard Gibson and wife, Dr. George L. Fayson, Rev. Robert Jackson and wife, Emanuel and Ophilia Lawson, Bonita North, Woodard and Lorraine Vaught, Nelson and Fifia Jenkins, Dr. Cynthia and William Clarke, Dr. Rozlyn Fletcher, Evelyn Campbell, Thelma Wilson, Ruby Dean, Clifton Williams, Minister Ethel Williams, Lolia Clark, Delores Hill, Kenesha Curry, Rosemary Bethel, Terrance Clark, Barbara Brown, John Demeritte and Eleanor Demeritte.