New arrival Casey and Mandy White of Hilham proudly
announce the birth of their son, Corey Alan, who was born
July 13, 2002, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He weighed
7 lbs. 10 oz. and measured 20 inches in length. He is the grandson
of Eddy and Linda White of Cookeville, Mike and Tina Ayers of Hilham,
Jim Frank and Virginia White of Chestnut Mound, Fred and Evelyn
Smith of Buffalo Valley, Elmer and Jean Ayers of Hilham, Howard
and Thelma Dailey of Cookeville, and Lester and Ruby Coffman of
Cookeville. Also welcoming home the new arrival was his big sister,
Mike and Tina Holton proudly announce the birth of
their daughter, Mikena Grace, who was born Tuesday, Aug.
27, 2002, at Baptist Hospital in Nashville. She weighed 6 lbs. 9
oz. and measured 19.5 inches in length. She is the granddaughter
of Jack and Marie Greenwood of Livingston, Jerry and Diane Holton
of Dacula, GA, and Ginny McGee of Winder, GA. She is the great granddaughter
of Lucille Holton of Overton County, Lillie Belle Batie of Gainesville,
FL, the late George L. Holton, Louise Neal, Radford and Mary Ramsey,
and Verdie Ree Batie. Also welcoming home the new arrival was her
big sister, Micayla. Mikena has a very special godmother, Diane
Ramsey, and a special sister, Jessica Marian, who died at birth.
Chris and Christy Blazer of Nashville proudly announce
the birth of their daughter, Rachel Catherine, who was born
Aug. 3, 2002. She weighed 7 lbs. 5 oz. and measured 20 inches in
length. Her grandparents are Mickey and Pat Huckeby of Monroe and
Jonathan and Sherrie Blazer of Nashville. She is the great granddaughter
of Sonny and Helen Reeser and Junior and Wilma Huckeby, all of Monroe,
and Robert and Marcia Blazer and Martha Exum, all of Nashville.
She is the great-great granddaughter of Edna Reeser of Monroe. She
is also the niece of Curt Huckeby of Monroe.
Jeremy Michael Pennington and April Dawn Smith, both of Livingston.
Brian Shane Ferguson and Christy Lynn Gibson, both of Albany, KY.
Shaun Wesley Brooks, Allardt, and Heather Dawn Crabtree, Jamestown.
Richard Cullom Tudor and Debra Elizabeth Norrod, both of Monterey.
Miss Smith and Mr. Montgomery exchange August
Ms. Melody Smith and Mr. Danny Montgomery exchanged wedding vows
Saturday, Aug. 24 at the home of Joe and Barbara Copeland, with
friends and family members present.
The bride is the daughter of Danny and Anne Stover of Livingston.
She is the granddaughter of W.G. and Pauline Staggs and Bobby and
Irene Smith, all of Livingston.
The groom is the son of Floyd and Opal Montgomery of Ewing, VA.
He is the grandson of the late Willard and Elizabeth Montgomery
of Ewing and the late John and Minnie Goody.
Ms. Holt and Mr. Read united in marriage August
Roxanne Holt became the bride of James "J.R." Read Saturday,
August 24, 2002, during a ceremony officiated by Bro. Donald Cobb.
The bride is the daughter of Robert and Margie Ray of Russell Springs,
KY. She has a daughter, Katrina Holt.
She is former owner and stylist of Roxanne's Hair Barn and is currently
employed by The Fifth Dimension.
The groom is the son of David and Helen Read of Toledo, OH. He
has two daughters, Holly and Julia, and a grandson, Anthony.
He is employed as an auto technician at Mike's Auto Sales.
The ceremony took place on the balcony of a chalet rented from
Eagle House Rentals in Byrdstown on Dale Hollow Lake.
A reception was held after the ceremony.
Following the reception, they went on a family honeymoon.
The family is residing in Monroe.
Miss Conner and Mr. Smith to exchange wedding
vows September 14
Miss Briania Conner and Mr. John Smith, both of Monroe, will exchange
wedding vows at Barnes Church of Christ Saturday, Sept. 14 at 4
The bride-elect is the daughter of Nello and Lula Conner of Monroe
and the granddaughter of Elmo and Bertha Conner of Monroe and the
late Robert and Inis Clark.
She is a 1999 graduate of Pickett County High School.
The future groom is the son of Wanda Smith and the step-son of
Carl Dulworth of Livingston. He is the grandson of Grover and Ova
Denson and the step-grandson of Orden and Betty Dulworth of Livingston.
He is a 1999 graduate of Livingston Academy.
A reception will immediately follow the ceremony. All family and
friends are invited to attend.
Overton County News
415 West Main Street
P.O. Box 479
Livingston, Tennessee 38570