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Archives 04-30-2003


Marriage Licenses










Marriage Licenses

Roy Daniel Sells, and Jennifer Mechelle Staggs, both of Wilder.






Miss Clark and Mr. Colburn exchange March wedding vows

Miss Barbara Clark, given in marriage by her parents, became the bride of Mr. Dwight Colburn on March 30 at Cookeville Seventh-Day Adventist Church. Pastor Virgil Covel officiated the 4 p.m. ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Bill and Gayle Clark of Penns-boro, WV.

She is a social worker in Georgia.

The groom is the son of Ken and Sandy Colburn of Cookeville.

He is employed at Hamilton County School System.

The church was decorated with an 8-inch arch covered with ivy and pastel flowers to coordinate with the bouquets. The auditorium also featured multiple ferns on pedestals, and heartshaped wreaths with matching pastel flowers set at the front of the sanctuary.

Music was performed by Mike Colburn, pianist, cousin of the groom, and Marlene Colburn, violinist, cousin of the groom. The groom's sister, Tanya Colburn, vocalist, performed "Father of Love".

The bride wore an Alfred Angelo satin fabric gown with a sleeveless, fitted bodice, a teardrop open back, and a cathedral-length train.

Her waist-length veil, made by her mother, consisted of three layered tulle attached to a satin band. She carried a bouquet of white lilies and pastel yellow, pink, peach, and blue roses, accentuated with a touch of ivy.

Serving as matron of honor was friend of the bride, Teresa Sealey, of Chattanooga. Bridesmaids were the bride's sisters, Lisa Diller of Chattanooga, Sari Clark of Groveland, FL, and Amber Sweeney of Yuma, AZ. Each carried pastel bouquets. The maid of honor carried a bouquet of blue. Diller carried a pink bouquet, Clark carried a yellow bouquet, and Sweeney carried an apricot-colored bouquet.

Serving as best man was Ken Colburn, father of the groom. Groomsmen were Jeff Starr of Chattanooga, cousin of the groom, and Gorden Brannon and Tim Sealey, friends of the groom, both of Chattanooga. Chad Starr of Chattanooga, cousin of the groom, was usher.

The bride's mother wore a yellow, empire-waist, floor-length, chiffon dress.

The groom's mother wore a lavender, two-piece attire. The top was lavender and silver, and her skirt was lavender satin.

A reception, given by the bride's parents, followed the ceremony at Cookeville Country Club.

Marty Springston designed the cake. Decorations were completed by Donna Sheffield. Emceeing the event was Marty Bond, brother of the bride.

After a wedding trip to Gatlinburg at the Honeymooners Heartsong Chalet, the couple will reside in Chattanooga.



Mr. and Mrs. Roger Hall to renew wedding vows May 9

Courtney Dale of Hilham and April Hall of Albany, KY, announce the renewing of the vows of their parents, Roger and Peggy Hall.

The bride is the daughter of James and Diane Dale of Hilham. She is the granddaughter of Albert and Wiltha Coffman, Anna Dale and the late Wilson Dale.

The groom is the son of Stella Hall of Albany, KY, and the late Dewey Hall.

All family and friends are invited to attend the ceremony.

A reception will follow at the church.


Miss Norrod and Mr. Garrett to be joined in marriage May 17

Miss Kaci Norrod and Mr. Matt Garrett proudly announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Danny and MerrieLee Norrod of Livingston. She is the granddaughter of Coleen Norris of Alpine, Gerald Norrod of Monroe, the late Donald Norris, and Katherine Norrod.

She attends Tennessee Technological University and will graduate with a bachelor's degree in Nursing in May.

The future groom is the son of Mark and Sue Garrett of the Free Communion Community. He is the grandson of Keith and Ruth Garrett of Rickman and the late Louis and Nora Stover.

He is a 2002 Tennessee Tech graduate with a bachelorŐs degree in Business Administration.

They will exchange vows on Saturday, May 17.


Miss Hopkins and Mr. Roach to be united in matrimony May 17

Miss Kim Hopkins and Mr. Craig Roach proudly announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Ronnie and Pam Dixon of Livingston, and Nancy Steele of Fayetteville. She is the granddaughter of Earlene Dixon, Anna Short, Bessie Lou Paschkey, and the late Doyce Dixon, Kenneth Short, and Richard Paschkey.

The future groom is the son of Ronnie and Rachel Roach of Byrdstown and Glen and Lola Taylor of Celina. He is the grandson of Russell and Katie Graham, Lola Christine Raines, Leroy and Elaine Taylor, and the late Jack and Betty Roach and Bobby Collins.

The ceremony will be held Saturday, May 17 at 2 p.m. at Rickman First Freewill Baptist Church.

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


Miss Swift and Mr. Lewis to exchange vows in Milwaukee

Miss Terasa Swift and Mr. Gerald Durran Lewis proudly announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Frank Jr. and Marion Zawacki of Waterford, WI. She is the granddaughter of the late Stanley and Verna Jankowski and Frank and Cecelia Zawacki.

She is a graphic designer for Michael Best & Friedrich LLP.

The future groom is the son of Guyland and Betty Lewis of Allons. He is the grandson of Draxie and the late Frank Lewis and Willie and Zella Mae Brown.

He is a maintenance technician at Fleetguard.

The couple will wed at noon on Saturday, May 17 at Layton Avenue Baptist Church in Milwaukee, WI.

All family and friends are invited to attend.


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