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Archives 7-14-99

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Babies
Frank and Karen Clough of Monroe proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Haley Elizabeth Ann, who was born May 4, 1999. She weighed 7 lbs. 10 oz. and was 20 1/2 inches long. Proud grandparents are Desta Anent of Monroe and Jack and Liz Culver of Arcadia, IN. Also welcoming home the new arrival were big sister Tiffany, Holly, and Abigail.

 

Marriage Licenses

Justin Michael Higgins and Jamie Ann Harrell, both of Monroe.

Mark Douglas James, Springfield, and Irene Denton Marlow, Livingston.

James Riley Loftis Jr. and Amy Renee McDonald, both of Livingston.

Gary Frank McDonald and Callie Nicole Reagan, both of Livingston.

 

Engagement

Miss Cole And Mr. Mercer Exchange May 1st Vows
Shannon R. Cole became the bride of Bradley J. Mercer Saturday, May 1, 1999, at Holy Trinity Church in Dayton, OH, with Rev. George Zvonar officiating the 6 p.m. double-ring ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of the late Thomas “Eddie” and Helen Cole. She is the granddaughter of Florence Redmon of Wartburg, Irene Cole of Allons, and the late James Redmon and Thomas Owen Cole.

The groom is the son of Karen and Joe Mercer of Dayton, OH. He is the grandson of George and Corella Mercer.

The church was decorated in ivy and silk ivory ribbons.

The bride which wore an ivory Vera Wang silk and satin dress and a Crystal Fenaroil tiara caged veil and carried ivory roses and lillies of the valley was given in marriage by Cathy Parsons and Kelley Roberts, sisters of the bride.

Serving as maid of honor was friend of the bride Robin Stratton, and bridesmaids were friends of the bride Christy Harris, Livingston, Misty Hunter, Livingston, and Dawn Harvey, Sparta, which all wore navy silk suit dresses with rhinestone buttons and carried pink roses and hydrangena.

Flower girls were Jaime Withrow, Chelsea Withrow, and Ashley Withrow, cousins of the groom, which carried pink roses.

Serving as best man was a friend of the groom Drew Stratton, and groomsmen were brother-in-law of the groom Craig Newberg, cousin of the groom Donnie Herres, and father of the groom Joe Mercer.

The mother of the groom wore a pink floor-length suit and carried ivory roses. Cayce Parsons and Jennifer Roberts, nieces of the bride, kept the guest register.

A reception was held at Benghams Grove in Centerville, OH, with the bride’s table consisting of a three tier ivory cake with raspberries.

The couple honeymooned in the Western Carribean.

She is a 1986 graduate of Livingston Academy, a medical technician in 1992 at the Cumberland School of Technology, and is currently an aesthetician for Creative Images.

He is a 1988 graduate of Bellbrobz High School, a 1992 graduate with a B.S. in criminal justice from the University of Dayton, OH, a 1998 graduate from the police academy in Dayton, OH, and is currently a Dayton police officer.

The couple will reside in Dayton, OH.

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Miss Hawkins And Mr. Jones To Exchange August 14 Vows
Thomas and Wilma Hawkins of Goodlettsville and formerly of Livingston announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Shana Lenea, to Donald Ray Jones II, son of Timothy and Judy Reasonover of Hendersonville.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Robert and Annis Ledbetter of Livingston and the late John T. Hawkins Jr. and Charlyne Hawkins Daws.

The groom is the grandson of Billy and Mattie Butler of White House and Robert and Mary Reasonover Jr. of Goodlettsville, and the great grandson of Mrs. Robert Reasonover Sr. of Goodlettsville.

She is a graduate of Beech High School and is currently a senior at Western Kentucky University pursuing a bachelor of fine arts degree in graphic design.

He is a 1996 graduate of Beech High School and is pursuing an architectural design degree at Western Kentucky University. He is currently employed at Pepsi Bottling Company in Bowling Green.

The wedding is planned for 5 p.m. Saturday, August 14 at Beech Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Hendersonville.

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Miss Beaty And Mr. Hargis To Exchange July 31 Vows
Mr. and Mrs. David Beaty announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Myra Kristina, to Greg Edward Hargis, son of Mrs. Boyd Cantrell of Rickman and the late Edward Elmer Hargis.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Alice Carmel Norris, Chloe J. Beaty, and the late B.V. (Toby) Norris and Hobson Beaty.

The groom is the grandson of Leron Presley and the late A.T. Presley and Edward and Icey Hargis.

She is a 1993 graduate of Livingston Academy.

He is a 1995 graduate of Livingston Academy.

Both are currently enrolled in the nursing program at Tennessee Technological University.

The wedding is planned for Saturday, July 31 at 1 p.m. at Christ Church Presbyterian in Alpine.

All family and friends are invited to attend.

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Miss McDonald And Mr. Loftis To Exchange July 17 Wedding Vows
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce McDonald of Livingston proudly announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Miss Amy McDonald, to Mr. Jamie Loftis, son of Joyce Loftis of Livingston and James Loftis of Leitchfield, KY.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Cloyd (Skeets) and Myrtle McDonald and Cecil and Lillian Crabtree.

The groom is the grandson of the late Robert and Willie Nolen and Ruby Loftis and the late Clifton Loftis.

She is a 1995 graduate of Livingston Academy and will be a 1999 graduate of Tennessee Technological University with a bachelor of science degree in elementary education. She is currently employed in the purchasing department at Averitt Express in Cookeville.

He is a 1992 graduate of Livingston Academy and a 1998 graduate of Tennessee Technological University with a bachelor of science degree in history and a teaching certificate in secondary education.

He is currently employed at Lowes in Cookeville.

The wedding is planned for 2 p.m., Saturday, July 17, 1999, at Flatt Creek Church of Christ in Hilham. All family and friends are invited to attend.

 

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