The Vandalia Hotel was the setting for the 2 p.m. Sunday, June 25, bridal shower for Belinda Babb, of Columbia.
Babb will become the bride of Tyler Barnes on Saturday, July 15. Sixteen ladies enjoyed the special event with a purple theme hosted by Ann Carter and Joy Davis. Purple-decorated cupcakes and purple punch were the refreshments for the afternoon.
Those attending, in addition to the bride-to-be and the hostesses were Mother of the Bride Brenda Babb, of Farber; Mother of the Groom Cheryl Barnes, of Columbia; Linda Lynn, of Columbia; Mildred Phillips, of St. Charles; Sharon Phillips, of Troy; Margie Greene, of Lake St. Louis; Shirley Steinman, of Mexico; Jennifer Dubbert, of Laddonia; and Brenda Galloway, Delores Deppe, Alida Gower, Janis Montgomery, and Natalie Gibson, all of Vandalia.
Others sending gifts but unable to attend were Loralee Adam, Clara Shaver, Norma Daniels, Cindy Evans, Brenda Gower, and Becky Deppe.