1702. Kathryn Lucille CARNEY was born on 5 October 1924. She died on 10 July 2005 at the age of 80 in Fayetteville, Washington County, Arkansas.
Northwest Arkansas Times. Friday, 15 Jun 1945, p.3
"Carneys Entertain Wedding Party"
Mr. and Mrs. Cy Carney entertained at dinner last night for members of the wedding party of their daughter Katherine, who is to be married to Kenneth Coatney, U. S. Coast Guard, tonight. Fourteen were present at the party at Ben Shiley's new Steak House, highway 71.
Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Cy Carney Jr. of Rudy; Miss Doris Kenner, Muskogee, Okla.; Miss Jean Whayne, Hampton; Miss Betty Long, Harrison; Mrs. Marjorie Glover, Little Rock; Miss Colleen Delzell, Van Buren; Miss Bonnie Wilkerson, Miss Bobbie Jean Delzell, and Mrs. JoEllen Adamson, Fayetteville.
The marriage will take place at 8 o'clock tonight at the First Baptist Church.
Northwest Arkansas Times, Fayetteville, AR, Saturday, 14 Jun 1945, p.3
Carney-Coatney Wedding Solemnized
The marriage of Kathryn Lucille Carney, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cy Carney, and First Class Radioman Kenneth I. Coatney, U.S. Coast Guard, son of Mrs. D. W. Griffith of Rudy, was solemnized last night at 8 o'clock at the First Baptist Church.
The Rev. O. L. Gibson officiated at the double-ring ceremony. The bride was given away by her father, and her brother, Cy Carney Jr. of Rudy, served at best man.
The bride wore a white silk marquisette and taffeta wedding gown trimmed in seed pearls with tight basque bodice and flowing skirt ending in a long train. Her fingertip veil fell from a coronet of pearls.
Mrs. Doris Kenner of Muskogee, maid of honor, wore pink net with matching headdress and rosebud corsage.
Serving as bridesmaids were Mrs. Cy Carney Jr. of Rudy and Miss Jean Whayne of Hampton, both in pale blue net and carrying pink rosebud bouquets. Usherettes Bobbie Jean Delzell of Van Buren and Betty Long of Harrison wore blue net matching that of the bridesmaids.
The tapers on the pews and in the seven-branched candelabra were light by Misses Colleen Ellen Delzell of Van Buren and Bonnie Wilkinson of Fayetteville, who wre pastel yellow net with matching headdresses and blue sweet peas.
Flower girls, dressed in white net, were little Misses Betty Ann Delzell and Karen Kay Adamson, both of Fayetteville. All dresses of the wedding attendants were of the same pattern.
Mrs. Homer Crew played traditional wedding music during the ceremony, with Mrs. Jo Ellen Adamson of Fayetteville as soloist. Mrs. Adamson sang "Because" and "I Love You Truly"
Following the ceremony a reception was held at the house of the bride's parents, 221 E. Lafayette, for relatives and members of the wedding party.
Mrs. Cy Carney Jr. served at the cake and Miss Betty Long at the punch bowl. Mrs. Marjorie Glover of Little Rock sany several selections, favorites of the bride and groom.
Mr. and Mrs. Coatney left immediately after the reception for Mobile, Ala. where he is stationed.
Mrs. Coatney is a graduate of Fort Smith high school, attended Central College at Conway, and was attending the University of Arkansas at the last session. She is a member of Sigma Alpha Iota, honorary music group.
Radioman Coatney recently returned from 12 months overseas.
Kathryn's father's obituary gave her name as Kathryn Dickey - I believe she did marry a second time after divorcing Kenneth Coatney.
Found Kathryn's burial, Fairview Memorial Gardens, Fayetteville, on FindAGrave.com - she was buried as Kathryn Coatney.
Kennth COATNEY (private).
Kathryn Lucille CARNEY and Kennth COATNEY had the following children:
|Kenneth Michael COATNEY (private).|
|John Stephen COATNEY (private).|
|Kathie Ann COATNEY (private).|
|Shirley Sue COATNEY (private).|