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Gale Ellen Cummings McFarland


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  • Name Gale Ellen Cummings McFarland 
    Nickname Ellen 
    Gender Female 
    Person ID I8797  Rossville
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2017 

    Father Cornelius Darvin Cummings,   b. 21 Jun 1926, Mayetta, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1995, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Lorraine Gail Lee Cummings,   b. 9 Mar 1931,   d. 20 Sep 2009  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 24 Apr 1951  Mayetta, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2809  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James I McFarland 
    Married 5 Apr 1974  Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage- Cummings, Gale-McFarland, James
    Marriage- Cummings, Gale-McFarland, James
    Mrs. James McFarland

    Cummings-McFarland Vows Exchanged

    Miss Gale Ellen Cummings, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Cummings of Rossville, became the bride of James I. McFarland April 5, 1974, in a candlelight ceremony at the Rossville Christian Church. Mr. Bob Sieh, pastor, officiated at the double ring ceremony.

    Ellen was given in marriage by her father. The bride wore her mother’s wedding dress and carried a bouquet of white daisies, yellow sweetheart roses, and baby’s breath.

    Sue Cummings was maid of honor. Alice Mary Cummings was junior bridesmaid, and Amy Cummings was flower girl. The girls wore yellow dotted swiss over taffeta gowns and white lace pictures. Each carried a daisy bouquet.

    John Nye was best man. Ire Kelley, brother-in-law of the bride, and Rick McFarland, brother of the groom, were ushers. Ring bearer was Teddy Langdon.

    Preceding the ceremony, the tall tapers were lighted by Miss Rhonda Lea Berry and Miss Debra Smith. They wore lavender dotted swiss gowns with white lace picture hats. Their flowers were daisies.

    Janice Miers played organ selections before and during the ceremony. Wayne Cummings, brother of the bride, sang “The Lord’s Prayer” and “The Wedding Song.”

    A reception at the church parlor immediately following the cere¬mony was served by Mrs. Ire Kelley, Shelly Conklin, Terry Houck, Terry Dugan, Nancy Rezac, Rhonda Berry and Debra Smith.

    After a honeymoon trip to Galveston Bay, the young couple is at home at 4813 South Topeka in Topeka, Ks.

    Mr. McFarland, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond McFarland of Pomona, is employed by Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. in Topeka as a mechanic’s apprentice.
    Engagement- Cummings, Gale-McFarland, James
    Engagement- Cummings, Gale-McFarland, James
    Miss Gale Cummings
    Engagement Announced

    Mr. and Mrs. C.D. Cummings, Rossville, Ks., announce the engagement of their daughter, Gale Ellen Cummings, to James I. McFarland, son of Mr. and Mrs. R.A. McFarland of Pomona, Ks.

    Miss Cummings is a graduate of Rossville High School. Mr. McFarland, a graduate of Pomona High School, is an apprentice mechanic at Goodyear Tire Company in Topeka.

    The couple plans an early spring wedding.
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2017 13:46:13 
    Family ID F1207  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart