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Archives 07-09-2003

Society

Babies
Marriage Licenses
Weddings
Engagements

 

 

 

Babies

Mark and Becky Walker of Livingston proudly announce the birth of their son, Luke Otis, who was born May 27, 2003, at Livingston Regional Hospital. He weighed 8 lbs 2.8 oz and measured 20.25 inches in length. He is the grandson of David and Janie Maynord and Wanda Walker, all of Livingston, and the late Junior Walker.

Tracy and Tabitha Brown, of Alpine, proudly announce the birth of their son, Tristan James, who was born at 3 p.m. Friday, June 27, 2003, at Livingston Regional Hospital. He weighed 8 lbs. 7 oz. and measured 21.5 inches in length. He is the grandson of Verna Meredith of Alpine, Velma Brown of Alpine, and the late Kelly Brown. He is the great grandson of Latta Copeland, also of Alpine, Amly Poore of Byrdstown, and Edgar and Gladys Meredith of Finksburg, MD. Also welcoming home the new arrival were his big brother, Cameron, and his big sister, Avery.

Josh and Misty Poston, of Livingston, proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Allyson Brooke, who was born May 28, 2003, at Livingston Regional Hospital. She weighed 9 lbs. 4 oz. and measured 20.75 inches in length. She is the granddaughter of Ted and Helen Poston and Phillip and Vickie Randles. Also welcoming home the new arrival was her big brother, Logan.

Brian and Samantha (Easterly) McLerran of Glasgow, KY, proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Ella Grace, who was born June 3, 2003, at T.J. Sampson Hospital in Glasgow. She weighed 7 lbs. 11 oz. and measured 20.25 inches in length. She is the granddaughter of Dr. Kevin and Debra (Arney) Easterly, formerly of Livingston, and Roy and Jo Nell McLerran of Moss.

Nick and Kesha Burt proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Tristen Rayne, who was born June 28, 2003, at Livingston Regional Hospital. She weighed 8 lbs. and measured 20.5 inches in length.

 

 

Marriage Licenses

Johnny Wayne Poston and Amy Gail Scott, both of Hilham.

Damon Chuck Harris and Lori Ann Carmack, both of Monroe.

 

Weddings

Miss Smith and Mr. Coffman united in marriage May 3

Miss Danielle DeShea Smith, of Cookeville, given in marriage by her father and mother, became the bride of Jason E. Coffman, of Hilham, on Saturday, May 3 at Maxwell Chapel Church of God. Tim Sharp officiated the 2 p.m. ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Frances Phifer of Cookeville and Brad Smith of Fruitland Park, FL. She is the granddaughter of Roy and Doris Moore of Brush Creek, and Donald and Joan Smith of Leesburg, FL.

The groom is the son of David and Connie Coffman of Hilham. He is the grandson of Donald and Edwina Coffman of Hilham, and James and Ruth Poidexter of Livingston.

The church was decorated with netting bows and a center candelabra with pink and white roses.

As the guests were seated, "Whither Thou Goest" was played. "From This Day Forward" was played as the candles were lit and the grandmothers were seated, and "There's Love" Processional was played as the mothers were seated.

Other musical selections included a recorded version of "Keeper of the Stars", as well as "Wedding March", played by church pianist Jerry Carr.

During the lighting of the unity candle, "Grow Old With Me" was played. For the recessional, the couple chose the selection "From This Moment On".

The bride's gown was white nylon with a polyester overlay. The bodice was embellished with Venetian lace and adorned with pearls and sequins.

Her matching veil and headpiece also featured sequins and pearls.

Her bouquet consisted of cascading pink and white roses.

Serving as maid of honor was Jennifer Stone, of Cookeville, friend of the couple. Bridesmaid was the bride's sister, Lindsey Martin, of San Antonio, TX.

The bride's cousin, Mackenzie Moore, of Cleveland, served as flower girl.

They wore pink polyester gowns and carried bouquets of pink and white roses.

Serving as best man was the groom's brother, Josh Coffman, of Hilham. Groomsman was Jamey Spivey, of Cookeville, friend of the couple.

Ushers were Jeremy Benson, of Algood, cousin of the bride and Andy Phifer, of Cookeville, brother of the bride.

Kyle Moore, of Cleveland, cousin of the bride, and Nicholas Martin, of San Antonio, TX, nephew of the bride, served as ring bearers.

The bride's mother wore a two-piece floor-length grape polyester dress.

The groom's mother wore a two-piece mint green mid-calf silk dress.

Keeping the guest register was Tabitha Benson, of Algood, cousin of the bride.

Following the ceremony, a reception, given by the bride's mother, was held at the church.

The couple honeymooned in Gatlinburg before returning to their new home in Hilham.

 

 

Engagements

 

Miss Rogers and Mr. Turner to exchange wedding vows July 26

Miss Pamela Rogers and Mr. Christopher Turner proudly announce their engagement and forthcoming wedding.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Lamar and Karen Rogers of Clarkrange. She is the granddaughter of the late Mildred Harvey Sells, and of Lois and Betty Sells of Monroe, and the late Farrell Rogers, and Ruby and Jackie Briere.

She is a graduate of Tennessee Tech University with a degree in education. She just accepted a teaching position in Warren County.

The future groom is the son of Melinda and Randy Meaders of Snellville, GA, and Ray and Becky Turner of Lawerenceville, GA. He is the grandson of Pat Ivey of Lawerenceville, GA, and the late Samuel "Newtie" Ivey, and Frank and Dapsie Turner. He is a graduate of Tennessee Tech University with a degree in education. He just accepted a teaching position in Warren County where he will also be the head basketball coach at Warren County High School in McMinnville.

The couple will exchange vows at Central Baptist Church, in Crossville, on Saturday, July 26 at 4 p.m.

A reception will follow the ceremony at Lake Tansi Restaurant and Lounge in Crossville.

The couple will reside in McMinnville.

 

 

 

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