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Archives 09-25-2002


Marriage Licenses





Joey and Tammy Treat proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Nina Kaley, who was born September 6, 2002, at Winterpark Memorial Hospital in Winterpark, FL. She weighed 7 lbs. 11 oz. and measured 20 inches in length. She is the granddaughter of Roger and Linda Bybee of Livingston, Jim and Jo Rainey of Mountain Home, AR, and the late Karl Treat.

Shana and Paul Townshend of Kingston, GA, proudly announce the birth of their son, Jonathan Paul, who was born Sept. 8, 2002, at Cartersville Medical Center in Georgia. He weighed 9 lbs. 8 oz. and measured 22 inches in length. His grandparents are Pat Stephenson of Hilham, Harold Smith of Livingston, and Wil-liam and Jan Townshend of North Carolina. He is the great grandson of Dallas Smith of Livingston and Mary Strang of Hilham. He is the step-grandson of Phillip Stephenson of Johnson City.



Marriage Licenses

Jeffrey Gene Cooper and Sharon Lee Parsons, both of Monroe.

Michael Wayne Franklin and Olivia Kay Hays, both of Hilham.

William Paul Rodgers and Shaunde Rebecca Beckwith, both of Livingston.





Miss James and Mr. Roame united in marriage August 31

Faith Atheyle James, given in marriage by her brother, Russell L. Frazer, became the bride of Mark Edward Roame on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2002, at Fall Creek Falls State Park. The 2 p.m. ceremony was officiated by J.W. Teague of Riceville.

The bride is the daughter of Jean Kendzierski of Pikeville and the late Charles James. She is the granddaughter of the late Ara James.

She attends Plainview Freewill Baptist Church in Van Buren County.

The groom is the son of Alene Davidson of Livingston.

He is employed with Randall Morris and Company.

Serving as maid of honor was Kelly Fillyaw. Bridesmaids were Gretta George and Robin Davis.

Serving as best man was Dwight Blankenship. Groomsmen were Travis Henry and Russell Frazer. James Carlburg served as usher.

A reception was held in the couple’s honor at Fall Creek Falls Recreation Hall, with both the family of the bride and groom assisting.

After a local wedding trip, the newlyweds reside in the Fall Creek Falls Community.


Ms. Mathis and Mr. Baker united in marriage September 7

Ms. Kathy Mathis, of Livingston, given in marriage by her son, Daniel Mathis, her daughter, Kayla Mathis, and her brother, David Boles, became the bride of Fred Baker, of Livingston, on Saturday, Sept. 7 at Christ Church Presbyterian in Alpine. Bro. Aron Dillon officiated the 2 p.m. ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Dean Copeland of Monroe and the late Fred Boles. She is the granddaughter of the late George and Delpha Crabtree and Argle and Della Boles.

She is a 1988 graduate of Livingston Academy and a 2000 graduate of Tennessee Technology Center at Livingston. She is employed as a cosmetologist at Evolutions Salon in Livingston.

The groom is the son of Larry and Peggy Baker of Byrdstown. He is the grandson of Fred and Hester Baker of Dorton, KY, and Naomi McPeek of DeTow Village, MI, and the late Ernest France.

He is a 1997 graduate of Transylvania University in Lexingston, KY, and a 2001 graduate of University of Tennesee College of Law in Knoxville. He is employed as an attorney at Wimberly, Lawson, Seale, Wright, and Daves in Cookeville.

Mary Belle Jolly performed the Wedding March.

Church decorations were provided by Joyce’s Designs.

The bride wore pearls and a white, full-length dress with a sweetheart neckline. Pearls were also scattered on her veil. Completing her accessories were diamond and pearl earrings.

Her bouquet consisted of daisies.

A reception followed the ceremony at the church, where tables were decorated with candles. Judy Long kept the guest register.

After honeymooning in Las Vegas, NV, the couple will reside in Livingston.



Ms. Hamilton and Mr. Terry to exchange wedding vows October 5

Ms. Cynthia S. Hamilton and Mr. Paul A. Terry II, both of Livingston, will exchange wedding vows at Livingston Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses Saturday, Oct. 5 at 1 p.m.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Sharon Moffitt of Sparta and the late Ken Moffitt.

The future groom is the son of Allan and Linda Terry of Livingston. He is the grandson of Paul and Cleda Terry of Livingston, Essie Wilson, formerly of Hilham, and the late Elmo Wilson. He is the nephew of Mala Terry of Livingston.

All family and friends are invited to attend the ceremony.


Miss Johnson and Mr. Swallows to exchange wedding vows next year

Miss Beth Ann Johnson and Mr. Grant Swallows will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2003. The bride-elect is the daughter of Dr. Joel and Peggy Johnson of Sparta.

She is the granddaughter of Rinzie Johnson and Edna Hodge. She is a graduate of White County High School and a 2002 graduate of Tennessee Tech University with a degree in English Journalism. She is employed at Tennessee Tech as an admissions counselor.

The future groom is the son of Pat and Louise Swallows of Livingston. His grandparents are Edwina Winningham of Hilham, the late Clyde Winningham, and Elmo and Jewel Swallows.

He attended Livingston Academy and will graduate from Tennessee Technological University in December 2002.

The ceremony will take place at Livingston First United Methodist Church.



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