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Archives 06-02-2004


Marriage Licenses




Marriage Licenses

Michael Steven Presley and Amanda Alanna Adkins, both of Livingston.

Timothy Cory Looper and Alisha Dawn Finley, both of Livingston.

Michael Robert Daniel and Anne Morgan Ramsey, both of Stillwater, OK.

Tony Lee Dixon and Rita Mae Daniels, both of Cookeville.

James M. Ellis and Angel K. Watson, both of Hilham.

Benjamin Harold Phillips, Rickman, and Stacie Denise Starnes, Livingston.

James Tony Conner and Debbie Sue Bilbrey, both of Monroe.



Miss Finley and Mr. Looper exchange wedding vows May 22

Miss Alisha Finley, given in marriage by her mother, her brother, Thomas Gore, and her uncle, Charlie Finley, became the bride of Mr. Cory Looper on Saturday, May 22 at Three Forks Missionary Baptist Church in the Dry Hollow Community.

Bro. Bob Barefield officiated the 2 p.m. outdoor ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Betty Finley of Livingston and the late Troy Finley.

The groom is the son of Tim and Tammy Looper of the Pond Flatts Community and Randy and Rhonda Brewer of the Eldridge Cove Community.

He is the grandson of Robert and Ann Moore, Genata Looper, and the late Paul Looper. His great grandparents are Paul and Eudine Moore, Lois Brown, and the late Earl "Shorty" Brown.

Musical selections for the wedding included "Good Ol' Boys" by Waylon Jennings, "Deeper Than The Holler" by Randy Travis, and "Lookin' For Love" by Waylon Jennings. Other songs were performed by Doug Smith and included "Daddy's Hands" by Holly Dunn and "I Do" by Paul Brandt.

The groom and groomsmen rode to the ceremony on horses.

The bride, her bridesmaids, and her uncle and brother who gave her away rode in on a mule-drawn wagon driven by W.J. Staggs.

Serving as matron of honor was Jennifer Hammock. Bridesmaids were Brandy Hicks, Becky Meredith, and Noah Looper.

Serving as best man was Chris Norrod. Groomsmen were Josh Hinson, Travis Honeycutt, and Jason Harris. Brian White and Brandon Brewer served as ushers.

Keeping the guest register was Wilma Bullock.

A reception followed the ceremony in the church shelter, with catering by Ann Moore.

Servers were Sue Gore, Lindsay Beasley, and Heather Barnes.

Following the reception, the couple rode off into the sunset on the mule-drawn wagon.

After honeymooning in Gatlinburg, the two are making their home in Livingston.



Miss Davis and Mr. Habegger to exchange wedding vows June 5

William and Estelle Davis of Gallatin proudly announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Rebecca Leigh-Ann, to Benjamin Steven Habegger of Nashville, son of Steve and Nan Habegger of Knoxville.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Bob and Sandra Arnold and Bill and Faye Davis, all of Livingston.

A graduate of Gallatin High School, she attended Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville for two years and plans to transfer in the fall to Middle Tennessee State University. She is employed as a lifeguard and swimming instructor at Harding Place YMCA.

The future groom is a 1998 graduate of Farragut High School and received his bachelor of science degree in Management Information Systems in 2002 from Tennessee Technological University. He is employed as a financial analyst at First Tennessee Bank in Franklin.

The wedding will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 5 at Long Hollow Baptist Church in Hendersonville.


Miss Harward and Mr. Gray to unite in matrimony June 27

Larry Harward of Tampa, FL, and Patty Copeland of Jamestown proudly announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Elizabeth Ann, to Andy Scott Gray, son of Michelle and Brian Barnett of Livingston.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Bernice Copeland of Jamestown and the late Walter Copeland.

The future groom is the grandson of Billy and Rose Gray.

The ceremony will take place at The Garden Inn Bed and Breakfast of Monterey on Saturday, June 19 at 5 p.m.

A reception will follow immediately.

Formal invitations have been sent.


Miss Reid and Mr. Ray to exchange wedding vows June 19

Together with their parents, Miss Donna Reid and Mr. Kevin Ray proudly announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Donald and Vonda Reid and the granddaughter of Arlo and Vauda Reid, Ola Hall, and the late Buell Hall.

She is employed with Overton County Board of Education.

The future groom is the son of Thomas and Patsy Ray and the grandson of Betty Ray, the late Lester Ray, and Charles and Florence Hill.

He is a senior at Tennessee Technological University, where he is majoring in Civil Engineering.

The wedding will take place at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 19 at West End Church of Christ.

All friends and family members are invited to attend.


Miss Smoody and Mr. Burmeister announce wedding engagement

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Jim and Lynne Smoody, of Pall Mall, proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Bethany Rene, to Kevin Searle Burmeister, son of Lamar and Sue Burmeister of Monroe.

The bride-elect is a 2003 graduate of Pickett County High School and a student at Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, where she is majoring in Psychology.

The future groom is a 2003 graduate of Daniel I Academy and is also a student at Trevecca Nazarene University, where he is majoring in English.

They are planning a wedding in May 2005.


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