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Archives 12-15-99


Marriage Licenses




Melissa Hooten of Hilham proudly announces the birth of her daughter, Aspen Brook, who was born November 1, 1999. She weighed 4 lbs. 3 oz., and was 18-3/4 inches long. Proud grandparents are Jack and Diane Hooten. Also welcoming home the new arrival were her Great Grandma Hooten and Great Grandpa Basil.






Jerry and Rebecca Bohart of Byrdstown proudly announce the birth of their son, Fate James, who was born November 6, 1999. He weighed 6 lbs. 10.2 oz. Proud grandparents are Jerry and Jan Bohart and Rick and Norma Johnson.






Billy and Amanda Adkins of Cookeville proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Kalee Ann, who was born October 31, 1999. She weighed 7 lbs. 14 oz., and was 20-1/4 inches long. Proudly welcoming the new arrival home were her grandparents, Billy E. and Janice Adkins and Rick and Debbie Fletcher, great grandma Minnie Adkins, great-great grandma Florene Dixon, and her two older brothers, Damian and Izic.





Brad and Christy Sperry proudly announce the birth of their son, Joshua Stephen, who was born on October 28, 1999. He weighed 8 lbs. 14.3 oz., and was 19-3/4 inches long. Proud grandparents are Stephen and Susan Sperry and Jayne Wittke and C. Russell Whitney.






Josh and Dana Nave of Daugherty St. proudly announce the birth of their son, Tristan Joshua, who was born on October 27, 1999. He weighed 8 lbs. 13.5 oz., and was 21 inches long. Proud grandparents are Judy and George Nave and Margie and Jessie Taylor.






Amanda McKenzie of Rushing Springs Rd. proudly announces the birth of her daughter, Desiray Marie Fisher, who was born November 8, 1999. She weighed 6-1/2 lbs., and was 18 inches long. Proud grandparents are Nella and Jesse Manderson, Cary McKenzie, Pat Qualls, and Rick Qualls.






Kristy and Tifford Lee Gunnels Jr. of Livingston proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Kyria Grace Orene, who was born on October 25, 1999. She weighed 6 lbs. 11 oz., and was 20 inches long. The new arrival is the granddaughter of Anita Jernigan, Livingston, Tifford and Ottolene Gunnels Jr., Rickman, and the late James A. Ray Sr.; the great grandaughter of Betty Ray, Lois and Betty Sells, and the late Mildred Sells; and the great-great granddaughter of Grady Harvey. She is the sister of the late Hunter Gunnels. Welcoming her home were her two brothers, Lee and Gage, and her sister, Destiniy.



Stacey and Sherry Smith of the Timothy community proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Alexis Brianna, who was born on November 5, 1999. She weighed 9 lbs. 15 oz., and was 21-1/2 inches long. She is the granddaughter of Steve and Kendra Smith, Timothy, Rebecca Wheatley, Cookeville, and the late Roger V. Norris; and the great granddaughter of Jean Norris, Livingston, Hallie Rhoton, Celina, and Barbara and Harrison Smith, Timothy.





Marriage Licenses
James Travis Robbins, Carthage, and Heather Michelle Pope, Alpine.

David Anthony Abbott, Cookeville, and Michella Fay Phillips, Hilham.

Michael Scott Wehr, Monroe, and Tracy Ann Gore, Livingston.

Billy Richard Hayes and Mildred Georgia Wright, both of Cookeville.

Grover W. Gunter and Mary E. McKibben, both of Portland.

Robert Ale Stewart Jr., Rickman, and Aprille Kristen Cook, Cookeville.

Matthew Scott Winningham, Hilham, and Jerri Ann Smith, Livingston.



Miss Cross And Mr. Wilson Exchange September 24 Vows

Annette Marie Cross of Monterey, given inmarriage by her father, became the bride of Richard Dale Wilson of Monterey Friday, September 24, 1999, at Faith Outreach Center. Bro. Ferrell Looper officiated the 3 p.m. ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Carol Vanden Brink of Canada and James Cross of Kilgore, TX, and the granddaughter of Frank and Nettie Baldwin of Anderson, IN. She is a 1996 graduate of Livingston Academy and has recently received her CNA degree from Overton Country Nursing Home. She will soon begin working at Master's Health Care Center in Algood, although she is currently employed at Tietgen's in Livingston.

The groom is the son of Richard C. and Barbara Wilson of Monterey, and the grandson of Oral and Gladys Looper, Ruth Wilson, and the late Clayton Wilson. He is a 1990 graduate of Livingston Academy. He also served four years in the United States Navy aboard the USS Yellowstone, having left with an Honorable Discharge. He is currently employed with Dacco in Cookeville.

The wedding march was played by Freddie Looper as the bride entered.

The brideÕs dress was a beautiful, cream colored lace and satin tea length gown. She wore babyÕs breath in her hair.

She carried a bouquet that she had hand-crafted.

Serving as maid of honor was daughter of the groom, Katlyn Nichole Wilson and bridesmaids were Neisha Beth Farris and Rebecca Lynn Farris, all wearing cream satin with peach lace dresses made by the groomÕs mother, a rose halo in their hair, and carrying peach roses and babyÕs breath bouquets crafted by the bride.

Serving as best man was Joseph Andrew Wilson and groomsmen were Nathan Allen Wilson and Jerry Dwayne Wilson, all sons of the groom.

The couple exchanged rings that had been passed down to the bride by her mother.

A reception was held following the ceremony with the groomÕs mother providing the wedding cake. The groomÕs cake was decorated to look like the groomÕs truck.

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