David and Wendy Ricketts of Rickman proudly announce the birth of
their daughter, Nicole Elizabeth, who arrived at Vanderbilt
Hospital on March 1, weighing 4 lbs. 5 oz. and measuring 19.5 inches
in length. She is the granddaughter of Jim and Lizz Ricketts of
Chapel Hill, Ilene Halsell of Rickman, and the late Will Halsell.
Also welcoming home the new arrival were her two big sisters, Crystal
Terry and Amy Phillips of Livingston proudly announce
the birth of their son, Tanner Slade, who arrived on April
17, 2003. He weighed 7 lbs. 10 oz. and measured 19.5 inches in length.
He is the grandson of Shirley Phillips, Diane Walker, Terry Phillips
Sr., Jimmie Cravens, Wilma Holeman of Livingston, and Elo Phillips
of Monterey. Also welcoming home the new arrival was his big sister,
Terry and Crystal Kingery proudly announce the birth
of their daughter, Aliyah Hope, who was born January 25,
2003. Also welcoming the new arrival home was her big sister, Autumn
Bailey. Aliyah and Bailey are the granddaughters of Dwight Hammock
of Livingston, Darrell and Gail Denney of Monroe, and the late Paul
and Janie Kingery. They are the great granddaughters of Irene Whited
of Monroe. Pd.
Stephen Noel Key and Anna Charlene Manus, both of
Robert A. Jackson and Dianna Lynn Duffield, both of
Mark B. Honeycutt, Monterey, and Carie Danielle Phillips,
Tony Wayne Newberry and Lesbia Roxana Hernandez,
both of Cookeville.
Daniel Lee Matthews and Amanda Nicole Carr, both of
Ms. Wilson & Mr. Smith to join in marriage
Mrs. Amy Bell and Mr. Kerry Wilson proudly announce the engagement
and forthcoming marriage of their mother, Ms. Beverly Jo Wilson
of Westmoreland to Mr. Mark C. Smith of Westmoreland, formerly of
The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. T.B. Harrison.
The future groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Williams of Pall
The wedding ceremony will take place at 6 p.m. Friday, June 27
at Twin Lakes Grace Fellowship Church in Albany, KY, with Bro. Donnie
Shelley and Bro. Leon Graves officiating.
A reception will follow the ceremony in the churchÕs fellowship
All friends and family are invited to attend. No formal invitations
will be sent.
Miss Thrasher and Mr. Farley to unite in marriage
Miss Sherry Lynette Thrasher and Mr. Robert Douglas Farley proudly
announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Donald Thrasher of Cookeville
and Bruce and Linda Gore of Powder Springs, GA. She is the granddaughter
of Jr. and Wilma Huckeby of Monroe, Estelle Gore of Hilham, the
late Albert and Susie Thrasher, and Liburn Gore.
She is a 1997 graduate of Cookeville High School, a 2001 graduate
of LaGrange College in LaGrange, GA, with a bachelor of arts degree
in Psychology, and a 2003 graduate of Springfield College in Springfield,
MA, with a master of science degree in Psychology. She is enrolled
at Argosy University in Atlanta, GA, where she is pursuing her Ph.D.
The future groom is the son of Douglas and Peggy Farley of Cookeville.
He is the grandson of Trellis and Dene Fox and the late Ralph and
He is a 1996 graduate of Cookeville High School and is employed
by Gorman Construction in Powder Springs, GA.
The ceremony will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 14 at the Huckeby
farm in Monroe.
All family and friends are invited to attend.
Miss Rose and Mr. Pendergrass to exchange
wedding vows June 7
Miss Kelly Rose and Mr. Sam Pendergrass announce their engagement
and forthcoming wedding.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Gaius and Netta Rose.
She is employed at Rickman Elementary School as a third grade teacher.
The future groom is the son of Johnny and Judy Pendergrass.
He is employed at Averitt Express and is also the owner of Pendergrass
Sealing & Stripping in Rickman.
The couple will exchange vows in Maui, HI, on Saturday, June 7.
A reception will be held at the home of Johnny and Judy Pendergrass
on Saturday, June 21.
Miss Dunn and Mr. Miller to unite in matrimony
Miss Amber Dunn and Mr. Seth Miller proudly announce their engagement
and forthcoming marriage.
The bride-elect is the daughter of David and Patricia Dunn of
Monterey. She is the granddaughter of Jack and Lucy Dunn of Monterey,
Allen and Lela Cravens of Crawford, and the late Lucille Dunn.
A 1999 graduate of Monterey High School, she plans to graduate
from Tennessee Technological University in 2004 with a major in
Business Administration. She is employed at Monterey Branch Library.
The future groom is the son of Charles and Janice Miller of Crawford.
He is the grandson of Mildred Ramsey and Rachel Miller, both of
Crawford, and the late Dillard Ramsey and Clarence Miller.
He is a 1996 graduate of Monterey High School and a 2000 graduate
of Tennessee Technology Center. He is employed at Progressive Engineering
Incorporated in Livingston.
The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 21 at Monterey
First Freewill Baptist Church.
A reception will follow at Monterey Community Center.
Miss Cravens and Mr. Key to exchange wedding
vows June 28
Miss Christy Cravens and Mr. Landy Key announce their engagement
and forthcoming wedding.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Benny and Carolyn Cravens of
She is a 2002 honors graduate of Monterey High School and is attending
TTCL to become a medical secretary.
The future groom is the son of Michael and Athena Key of Monterey.
He is a 2000 honors graduate of Monterey High School.
The couple will exchange vows at Sandy Welcome Missionary Baptist
Church on Saturday, June 28 at noon.
Miss Barlow and Mr. Edmonds to unite in matrimony
Miss Tabatha Barlow and Mr. Joseph Edmonds proudly announce their
engagement and forthcoming marriage.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Sammy and Gail Barlow of Hilham.
She is the granddaughter of Evelyn Barlow of Gainesboro, the late
Dalton Barlow, and Leo and Jo Helen Crabtree of Hilham.
She is a 1997 graduate of Livingston Academy and a 2000 graduate
of Volunteer State Community College. She is employed with Rehab
Works as a physical therapist assistant.
The future groom is the son of Cecilia Edmonds of Livingston. He
is the grandson of the late Mary Rowsy of Columbus, OH, and Gertrude
Mooney of Charleston, WV.
A 1998 graduate of Rockdale County High School in Conyers, GA,
he is employed at Berkline.
The couple will exchange wedding vows at 2 p.m. Saturday, June
28 at First Christian Church in Livingston.
A reception will follow at Holly Ridge Winery.
Overton County News
415 West Main Street
P.O. Box 479
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