|Father: Leonard Parker Limbaugh|
|Mother: Marie Lewis|
|Marriage||September 1, 1984||Winchester, Franklin, Tennessee|
Sources and Notes:
Herald Chronicle, Winchester, Franklin, Tennessee, October 11, 1984
Winchester First Baptist Church was the setting for the afternoon wedding on Sept. 1 of Debra Marie Limbaugh and James Gregory Anderson.
The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Marie Limbaugh of Winchester and Leonard P. Limbaugh of Indianapolis, Ind. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James M. Anderson of Tampa, Fla.
Rev. John A. Blevins of Broadview Baptist Church officiated at the 3 p.m. ceremony. Pianist Ruth Ann Carson and soloist Vivian Whitaker provided the nuptial music.
The couple exchanged vows in a candlelight setting. A 15-taper brass candelabra was flanked by spiral candelabras and pots of large Boston ferns, and an arrangement of fresh gladiolas, chrysanthemums, and carnations in tones of pink, yellow and white with babies'-breath and greenery was central at the altar., White satin bows, green sprengeri and babies'-breath marked family pews. The lighting of the unity candle symbolized the couple's union.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a white Peau de soi bridal gown fashioned with an off-the-shoulder ruffled neckline, and empire waistline, and a fitted bodice accented with seed pearls and sequins. The three tiered hoop skirt flowed to a chapel train. Each tier featured a wide band of re-embroidered lace, and the top tier was draped into scallops which were held by white Peau de soi roses. The bride's lace-trimmed illusion veil was caught to a bandeau edged with seed pearls and lace, and she wore a strand of pearls entwined in her braided hair. Her full-length gloves, made by her grandmother, Mrs. Harvey Hall, were of re-embroidered lace, and her cascade bouquet was of white roses, gardenias and babies'-breath with ivy.
Sherry Cummingham of Indianapolis, Ind., was maid-of-honor. She wore a floor-length gown of mint green crepe with a matching lace capelet. Serving as bridesmaids were Pam, Dana and Melissa Limbaugh of Winchester, sisters-in-law of the bride, and Jane Anderson of Tampa, Fla., sister of the bridegroom. Bridesmaids wore floor-length gowns of assorted design in tones of lavender, dusty rose, blue and mauve; carried white lace fans with white orchids; and wore in their hair babies'-breath in shades to match their gowns.
April Prater, flower girl, wore a floor-length gown of light blue dotted swiss and a crown of blue and white silk flowers. She carried a wicker basket filled with rose petals and blue flowers. Johnny D. Limbaugh Jr., ringbearer, carried a white lace pillow trimmed with blue flowers and ribbons.
Tony Anderson of Tampa, Fla., Was his brother's best man. Groomsmen were Jimmy, Dwight, Johnny and Robert Limbaugh, all brothers of the bride.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the church. Assisting were Helen Amos, Karen Amos, Cathy Burkhart and Mary Ricketts. The latter made the wedding cake.
For her daughter?s wedding, the bride's mother wore an aqua chiffon dress with a corsage of white roses.
Out-of-town guests included Ruth Woods Ingram of Gore Springs, Miss.; Mrs. Sherry Ross and children of Lansing, Ill.; Johnny McBride, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Neal and children, all of Indianapolis, Ind.; Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Amos, Karen Amos and Gary Amos, all of Pulaski, Tenn.; Kim Anderson and Keith Anderson, both of Tampa, Fla.
The bridal couple spent their honeymoon in Tampa, Fla., with the groom's family. They now reside in Winchester.