The Delta Debutante Spring Reception was recently held in Leland. Pictured from left are local page escorts Robert Dent, John McClintock and Murry Greenlee. Special to The Herald
The Little Season kicked off with a luncheon at the Tribbett Country Club in Leland, Miss. Honored were Miss Warner Elizabeth Rush and Kailan Brooks Wilson. The debutantes were presented with their fan pins by the board members. In addition of the debutantes, guests were their mothers, grandmothers, board members and friends.
Following the reception, Dinner and Dancing at the Greenville Gold and Country Club honored Miss Sarah Margaret Baskin, Miss Kathleen Lamb Lovelace, Miss Jane Denton Morgan, Miss Kaylee Nicole Ragan and Miss Sarah Overton Varner. The ballroom was beautifully decorated with dinner being served during the evening. The debutantes were presented with a memento gift. Guests were the debutantes, the members of Bachelors Club of the Delta and friends.
The Bachelors Club of the Delta entertained the debutantes with a party and a skeet shoot the following day. Dinner was served, while guests were entertained with music.
Following the reception, pages and escorts were honored at a Luau at the Leland Raquet Club. The casual adorned group was presented with dance cards and danced to music furnished by Charlie Lum. Dinner was served and favors of t-shirts were given.
Page Escorts included:
• Robert Kinkead Dent is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Hayes Dent Jr. of Yazoo City. His grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Noel Joseph Hutcheson of Dallas, Texas and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bailey of Yazoo City.
• Murry Link Greenlee is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Murray Greenlee of Yazoo City. His grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. William Martin Link Jr. of Bentonia and Mr. and Mrs. John Thomas Greenlee, junior of Greenville.
• John Leverett McClintock Jr. is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Leverett McClintock of Jackson. His grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Clyde McGee III of Greenville, Mrs. George Thomas McClintock Jr. and the late Mr. McClintock of Jackson.