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Archives 09-27-2000


Marriage Licenses



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Stephen D. and Frances T. Bryant of Cookeville proudly announce the birth of their son, Tristian Christopher Nicholas Bryant, who was born August 13, 2000. He weighed 8 lbs. 1.2 oz. and was 20 1/2 inches long. Proud grandparents are Stanton and Juanita Beaty, Lois D. Bryant and Thomas Fowler.

Carlene Timmons and Tim Seber of Livingston proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Kayla Arianna Seber, who was born August 21, 2000. She weighed 7 lbs. 12.7 oz. and was 19 inches long. Proud grandparents are the late Glenda Wilson ad Hiriam Little and Bruce and Judy Seber. Also welcoming the new arrival home was big brother Justin Timmons.

Andy and Tina Naff of Gainesboro proudly announce the birth of their son, Jaden Andrew Naff, who was born July 7, 2000. He weighed 9 lbs. 6 oz. and was 22 inches long. Proud grandparents are Tony and Bonnie Naff, Juanita Smith and Billy Ray Dickerson.

Cookeville Regional
Terry and Lisa Webb of Livingston proudly announce the birth of their son, Charles Tucker Webb, who was born August 21, 2000, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He weighed 7 lbs. 14 oz. and was 20 inches long. Proud grandparents are Carl and Shirley Webb of Livingston and Jim Mills of Knoxville and the late Christine Mills. Also welcoming home the new arrival was big brother Nathaniel Webb.



Marriage Licenses

Daniel Wayne Phillips, Livingston, and Malana Janine Grogan, Cookeville.

Scott W. Covington and Jacueline M. Billings, both of Allons.

Andre Edward Whitaker and Judy Gail Tinch, both of Livingston.




Miss Dyer And Mr. Tipton Exchange August 25 Wedding Vows

Amy Elizabeth Dyer became the bride of Robert Wayne Tipton Friday, August 25, 2000, in St. Lucia, West Indies.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Dyer and the granddaughter of Ova Dyer of Cookeville and the late Robert D. and Ineta Guthrie Groce and Raymond Dyer.

The groom is the son of Robert L. Tipton and Sandra L. Tipton, both of Knoxville. She is a 1989 graduate of Seymour High School and a 1995 graduate of University of Tennessee-Chattanooga where she received a bachelors of science degree in physical therapy. She is employed as a physical therapist at Blount Memorial Outpatient Rehab in Maryville.

He is a 1989 graduate of Bearden High School and a 1994 graduate of University of Tennessee College of Engineering. He is employed as a team coordinator at Mahle, Inc. in Morristown.

The couple resides in Knoxville.


Miss Key And Mr. Carroll United In Marriage August 6

Sherry Lee Key of Cookeville became the bride of Jerry Lee Carroll of Cookeville Sunday, August 6, 2000, during a 5 p.m. ceremony officiated by Minister Kahu Silva in Honolulu, HA.

The bride is the daughter of Bobbie Ensley of Cookeville and the late Ernest Ray Key. She is employed with the Women's Center of Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

The groom is the son of Genevia Carroll of LaFollette and the late Johnny Carroll. He is employed as Director of Plant Facilities at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. A traditional Hawaiian wedding ceremony, also performed in English, began with the blowing of the conch shell announcing the wedding procession. The Hawaiian Wedding Song was performed by Don Ho.

The bride wore a fitted full-length white satin Hawaiian-created wedding dress fashioned with a V-neck, puffed-scalloped-elbow-length sleeves, and a ruffled flowing train. A ิtin-cup' white pearl necklace with matching earrings, a blue pearl bracelet, and a symbolic Hawaiian ring completed her jewelry. She wore a sweetheart lei of purple Pekaki orchids and maile leaves with matching purple Pekaki orchids, baby's breath, and maile leaves in her hair.

The groom wore the traditional Hawaiian maile lei with purple Pekaki orchids which were utilized during the ceremony according to Hawaiian customs.

Serving as matron of honor was Betty M. Langford of Cookeville. Carol Sibbs of Carthage served as bridesmaid.

The flower girl was Christy Quirante, daughter of Ed and Teresa Quirante of Nashville. She wore a knee-length Hawaiian-design dress with spaghetti straps and a purple Pekaki lei. She also carried a basket of Pekaki orchid petals.

Serving as best man was Tim Langford, son of Betty M. Langford, matron of honor, of Cookeville. Groomsman was Robert "Bob" Crabtree of Gallatin.

The reception, immediately following the ceremony, was a luau complete with Hawaiian entertainment and traditional Hawaiian foods, and was attended and enjoyed by 1,000 guests.

The bride's table was decorated with Ti leaves and purple Pekaki orchids and white Plumeria. The columned, four-tiered, all white cake was decorated with roses and Plumeria flowers setting on a bed of Ti leaves surrounded by purple Pekaki orchids.

After a two-week honeymoon touring the Hawaiian islands, the bride and groom are residing in Cookeville.



Ms. Barnard and Mr. Bowman To Exchange October Vows

Ms. Janice Murdock announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Amy Lavone Barnard, to Todd Jason Bowman, son of Steve and Brenda Bowman.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Bob and Audry Murdock and the late Jane Barnard.

The groom is the grandson of Emogene Pryor and the late Doak Fletcher and Bonnie Jr. and Viola Bowman.

She is a graduate of Livingston Academy and is enrolled in the upper division Nursing Program at Tennessee Technological University. She is employed at Averitt Express in Cookeville.

He is a graduate of Livingston Academy and is majoring in Sociology-Criminal Justice at Tennessee Technological University.

The 5 p.m. wedding will be held at Chapel at the Park in Gatlinburg Saturday, October 14, 2000.

A reception will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, October 21, 2000 at the Standing Stone State Park Tea Room. No formal invitations will be sent. All friends and family are invited to attend.


Miss Garrick and Mr. Johnson To Marry In October

Howard and Glenna Garrick of Florrisant, MO, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jamie Lee, to Scott Johnson, son of Wilmoth and Reba Johnson of Livingston.

The couple will exchange vows Saturday, October, 21, 2000, in St. Louis, MO.

After honeymooning in Las Vegas, NV, the couple will make their home in Indianapolis, IN.







Miss Gunnels And Mr. Whittenburg To Exchange October 6 Vows

Jeff and Vonna Gunnels of Pleasant Shade proudly announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Cassondra Leigh, to Justin Keith Whittenburg, son of Keith Whittenburg and Laura Jones, both of Sparta.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Anna Short of Pleasant Shade, Rodney and Peggy Gunnels of Livingston, Geraldine Garrett of Livingston, and the late Kenneth Short and Howard Garrett.

The groom is the grandson of Hollis and Mary Ruth Miller and Essell and Sara Whittenburg.

She is a 1999 graduate of Livingston Academy and is employed with Hutchinson in Livingston.

He is a senior at White County High School and is employed with Russell Stover's in Cookeville.

The ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, October 6, 2000, at Fairview Freewill Baptist Church in Livingston.

A reception will follow the ceremony at the Chamber of Commerce. All family and friends are invited to attend.




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