Date: June 15, 1941
Creator: Clark, Joe
Description: Photograph of Hazel Petrey and Gilbert Dove kneeling in front of preacher, Hiram Frakes, as he officiates their wedding ceremony at the Sunny View Methodist Church. The bridesmaids Anna Ruth Petrey, Gerry Petrey, and Mabel Henderson stand to their left while groomsmen, Bob Green, stands to their right. Brother of Hazel Petrey, A.D. Petrey, is visible seated on the bench in the first row. Narrative by Junebug Clark: More images and information can be found in the July 28, 1941 issue of Life Magazine, pages 82-85 in the story “Life Magazine Goes to a Kentucky Wedding.” Also in the Joe Clark, HBSS book “Country Wedding," published in 1974. Additionally a 1982 photo of Hazel and Gilbert can be found in Joe’s Tennessee Scrapbook. All are in the Clark Family Photography Collection.
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