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Archives 07-26-2000


Marriage Licenses



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Cookeville Regional Hospital Births

Wade and Melanie Paul of Rickman proudly announce the birth of their son, Garrett Wade, who was born May 21, 2000, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He weighed 7 lbs. 12 oz. and was 20 inches long. Proud grandparents are Rodger and Brenda Moore of Rickman, Freddie Paul of Alpine, and Debbie Paul of Livingston.





Matt and Marty Smith proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Riley Grace, who was born June 15, 2000, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. She weighed 6 lbs. 9 oz. Proud grandparents are Gary and Sherry Webb and Danny and Linda Smith, all of Livingston.






Marriage Licenses

James Douglas Holman and Dana Jo Eldridge, both of Livingston.

Timothy Eugene Poore and Melissa Rockwell Walker, both of Livingston.

Charlie David White and Georgia Lee Sierra, both of Palm Bay, FL.

Edwin Olon Maynord and Jannette Maynord, both of Rickman.




Miss Gore And Mr. Blair Exchange June 10 Vows

Cynthia Gore of Livingston, given in marriage by her uncle, Johnny Cyrus, became the bride of Jackie Blair of Carthage Saturday, June 10, 2000, at the Alpine Christ Church Presbyterian. Bro. Aaron Dillon officiated the 2 p.m. ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Yvonne Pennington of Celina and James Gore of Hilham and the stepdaughter of Bob Pennington of Celina. She is the granddaughter of Ruth Cyrus of Livingston, Gladys Gore of Hilham and the late Walter Cyrus and Clyde Gore.

She attended the Tennessee Technological Center at Livingston and is now an LPN.

The groom is the son of Bonnie and Bill Blair of Carthage.

He is currently employed at Cookeville Heating and Cooling as an HVAC Tech.

The church was decorated with yellow and white satin bows on pews, a heart-shaped archway with yellow satin ribbons and yellow and white daisies on it, and two Boston ferns with white ribbons sitting on archway pedestals.

Musical selections for the ceremony included "I Will Be There For You" by Jessica Andrews, "I Promise You" by N'sync, and "When You Say Nothing At AllÓ by Keith Whitley.

The bride's dress was a white satin gown with lace and pearls. The back was cut in a heart-shape with pearls hanging down onto the back from the neckline. The sleeves were long and sheer with lace, pearls, and satin buttons on the wrist. She wore a sheer white veil with a lace and pearl crown headpiece. The train was a satin and lace Queen Anne Cathedral train trimmed with pearls. Her jewelry consisted of a pearl choker with simple single pearl earrings.

She carried a bouquet of yellow and white daisies wrapped with white satin ribbon with the stems showing at the bottom.

Serving as the matron of honor were the sisters of the bride, Chastidy McDermott and Karla Pennington both of Celina, and bridesmaids included Teresa Hummell of Allons and Betty Wright of Monterey, all wearing a pale yellow dress with open tie backs that were satin on top with a sheer top layer over the bottom. The daughter of the bride, Morgan Mills, served as the flower girl.

Serving as best man was Robert McDermott of Celina and groomsmen included Johnny Cyrus II of Livingston, Denton Hummell of Allons, and Jerry Tayse of Cookeville. Sean Wright served as ring bearer.

The bride's mother chose a pale pink dress trimmed with satin white flowers and a boutoniere made of white lilac silk flowers.

A reception was held at the church following the ceremony. Lelia Cyrus served as guest register attendant.

The guest tables were decorated with white gingham lace trimmed tablecloths, yellow pillar candles, white porcelain angels, and natural baskets decorated with yellow and white ribbons filled with birdseed.

The bride's table was decorated with a white lace tablecloth and crystalware serving platters. The cake was a three-tier white cake with yellow flowers and green leaves.

After a wedding trip to Gatlinburg, the couple now resides in Allons. Mr. & Mrs. Jackie Blair Gore And Blair Wedding Party


Miss Maxwell And Mr. Woodard Exchange July 1 Wedding Vows

Elizabeth Ann Maxwell of Cookeville became the bride of Ronald Edward Woodard Jr. of Mt. Juliet Saturday, July 1, 2000 at Gatlinburg Wedding Chapel in Gatlinburg.

The bride is the daughter of Fred and Emma Jo Maxwell of Livingston and the granddaughter of Elizabeth and the late Monroe Malone of Livingston, and the late Charlie and Ida Ann Maxwell of Gainesboro.

She received a Bachelor of Science degree from Tennessee Technological University and is currently completing her Masters degree.

The groom is the son of Jim Hearn of Brentwood and Vesta Coffey of Mt. Juliet and the grandson of Eileen and the late Travis Hearn of Hendersonville.

He is currently completing a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems at Tennessee Technological University.

The couple now resides in Livingston.



Miss Gore And Mr. Grijalva Plan August Wedding Vows

Jerry and Marilyn Gore of Livingston announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kedra Leigh Gore, to James Grijalva Jr. of Cookeville, son of Richard and Nancy Duke.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Leonard Ray of Allons, and the late Bernadine Ray, and Maggie Gore of Livingston and the late Ridley Gore.

The groom-to-be is the grandson of Elfreida Duke of Cookeville, and Nelson and Nieves Diaz of Marrero, Louisiana.

The wedding is planned for 11 a.m. Saturday, August 12, 2000, at Livingston Church of Christ with a reception immediately following the ceremony at the Windham building. All family and friends are invited to attend.



Miss Winningham And Mr. Poston Plan August Wedding Vows

Glenn and Louise Winning-ham of Jamestown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer, to Scott Poston, son of O.B. Jr. and Carlene Poston of Livingston.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Ovid and Joy Winningham of Livingston, Jack Calcut of Jamestown, and the late Joyce Calcut.

The groom is the grandson of the late Obie and Agnus Poston, and Jeff and Myrtle Hammock.

The wedding is planned for 4 p.m. Saturday, August 5, 2000, at Monroe Christian Church. All friends and family are invited to attend.











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