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Archives 03-12-2003


Marriage Licenses





Len and Penny Harrison, of Dundee, MS, proudly announce the birth of their son, Colby Lennon, who was born February 4, 2003 at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis. He weighed 8 lbs. and measured 19.5 inches in length. He is the grandson of Mackie and Annazell Johnson of Livingston, Mike and Kathy Jordan of Dundee, and Ken and Mona Harrison of Florida.



Marriage Licenses

Justin Ryan Looper, Rickman, and Leslie Ann Derrick, Livingston.

Raymond D. Fields, West Point, KY, and Deborah Elaine Taylor, Monroe.

Christopher Grant Reagan and Mindy Dawn Boles, both of Livingston.





Miss Mullins and Mr. Bray exchange October wedding vows

Miss Ashley Brynn Mullins, of Livingston, became the bride of Mr. Wesley Thomas Bray, of Moss, at the home of her mother and step-father on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2002, at 1 o'clock in the afternoon. Rev. Dale Strong, minister of Pine Hills Church of Christ, performed the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bradley J. Sim-mons of Livingston and Mr. Bryan D. Mullins of Melbourne, FL. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Mullins, and Mrs. Carole Roberts Winningham, all of Livingston, and the late J.W. Winningham.

She is employed part-time and attends Vol State Community College.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jackie Bray of Moss. He is the grandson of Wayne Head of Moss, McRuth Bray of Red Boiling Springs, the late Anna Head, and Roy Bray.

He is employed by the District Attorney General's office in Cookeville as a criminal investigator, while completing law school at the Nashville School of Law.

A program of traditional classical wedding music was provided by Roger Martin, flutist, and Mary Alice Hopfinger, harpist, of Cookeville.

Before the ceremony began, the musicians entertained guests with selections of Broadway love songs, Disney love songs, and other classics.

The bride wore a long, fitted halter-style bridal gown of white tissue crepe with a fingertip veil of silk tulle illusion trimmed in fresh multi-colored roses.

The veil was designed by the bride and made by her grandmother, Doris Mullins.

Her bouquet consisted of red, lavender, ivory, orange, and yellow roses, which complimented the roses in her veil.

Canon in D was played as the wedding party walked to the altar.

As the bride was escorted down the aisle by her step-father and her brother, Willard Mullins, the traditional Wedding March was played.

Serving as maid of honor was the bride's sister, Haley Mullins. Bridesmaids were Sarah Allen, Melissa Mick, Tinisha Dye, and Stephanie Thrasher.

Each of the attendants wore a long, sleeveless gown of tangerine sheer, moiré taffeta overlaid with organza. The dresses were styled with portrait necklines and skirts gathered to a dropped waist Each wore an antique crystal necklace and carried a bouquet of fall-colored roses.

Emma McDonald served as flower girl.

Serving as best man was Jackie Bray, father of the groom. Groomsmen were Matt Cumby, Michael Dills, Seth Tucker, and James Head.

Ridge Simmons served as ring bearer.

The bride's mother wore a floor-length gown of gray crepe and a matching jacket adorned with pearls and Austrian crystals.

The groom's mother wore a floor-length gown of pewter satin and a matching jacket adorned with two Rhinestone buttons.

After the ceremony, the newlyweds were honored with a reception under a large tent in the yard of her mother and step-father.

The yard was decorated with large floral arrangements, pumpkins, and fall-colored mums.

The bride's cake was a four-tiered lemon and strawberry cake decorated with fresh roses. The groom's cake was decorated with fresh chocolate-dipped strawberries.

Music during the reception was performed by Roger Martin, Mary Alice Hopfinger, and Joy Rachor, pianist.

Servers for the reception were Jan Hill, Kim Sells, Sherry Maynard, Judy Adcock, Whitney Hill, Chelsea Phillips, Ashley Winningham, and Monica Winningham.

Casey Clark kept the guest register.

After a wedding trip to Gatlinburg, the couple make their home at Peach Drive in Livingston.






Miss Honeycutt and Mr. Lancaster to unite in matrimony March 22

Miss Andrea Shea Honeycutt and Mr. Daniel Ray Lancaster proudly announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Carl and Linda Honeycutt of Rickman. She is the granddaughter of Claudell Honeycutt of Rickman, M.J. and Beverly Dickson of Algood, the late Otha B. Honeycutt, and Olene Dick-son.

She is a 1998 graduate of Livingston Academy and a 2002 graduate of Tennessee Technological University with a bachelor of science degree in Business Administration. She is employed at Averitt Express.

The future groom is the son of Ray and Claranell Lancaster of Cookeville. He is the grandson of Clarence and Vera Lancaster of Cookeville and the late Gilbert and Mary Young.

He is a 1992 graduate of Cookeville High School and is employed at CHC Mechanical Contractors.

The couple will exchange wedding vows at Rickman First Baptist Church on Saturday, March 22 at 5 o'clock in the evening.

All family and friends are invited to attend. No formal invitations will be sent.


Miss Petry and Mr. Swzallows to exchange vows March 22

Miss Ashley Petry and Mr. Matthew Swallows proudly announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Melanie and Jeff Moles of Rickman and Ray and Vivian Petry of Algood.

The future groom is the son of Sharon Leath of Westmoreland and Bud and Janie Swallows of Livingston.

The ceremony will be held at First Christian Church on Saturday, March 22 at 2 o'clock in the afternoon.

All friends and family are invited to attend the ceremony.


Ms. Smith and Mr. Sadler to marry in Vegas ceremony

Ms. Melody Ann Smith and Mr. David Leon Sadler II proudly announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Carol Hooks of Algood and Jim Hooks of Byrdstown. She is the granddaughter of Arvis and Beulah White of Livingston, Wilma Hooks of Hilham, and the late Hasker Hooks.

The future groom is the son of David and Pam Sadler of Livingston. He is the grandson of Charles Norris of California, the late Ginger Norris, and John and Mary Sadler.

The couple will exchange vows at The Candlelight Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, NV, on Saturday, March 22 at five-thirty in the evening.

All friends and family are invited to attend.


Miss Savage and Mr. Dingwall to exchange wedding vows May 22

Miss Samantha Laree Savage and PFC Christopher Dingwall proudly announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Donald Savage of Monroe and Sandy Butler of Rickman.

The future groom is the son of Greg and Eva Dingwall of Livingston.

The couple plan to be wed on May 22, 2004.


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