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Archives 06-09-2004

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Marriage Licenses

Michael Robert Nolph and Tileitha Denise Randolph, both of Cookeville.

Michael Lee Hammock, Livingston, and Beverly K. Beasley, Somerset, KY.

Timothy L. Davenport Jr. and Polly A. Wade, both of Anderson, IN.

Christopher Lee Hammock and Danielle Courtney Handy, both of Livingston.

Thomas Keith Hargis and Christie Lee Jenkins, both of Livingston.

Thomas Thurston Gentry, Cookeville, and Jacqueline Diane Smith, Livingston.

Darrel Leslie Linder, Livingston, and Sheri DeVoe Dishman, Rickman.

Kalin Bryan McCullar and Jennifer Johanna Barrett, both of Monroe.

 

Weddings

Miss Krack and Mr. Johnson exchange vows in North Carolina

Miss Anita Krack, of Livingston, and Mr. Mark Johnson, of Sterling, IL, were married on May 28 in Asheville, NC.

After a short honeymoon of biking in the mountains of North Carolina, the two returned to Johnson City, where they are making their home.

Both of the newlyweds plan careers in Education, his specialty being Art Education and hers being English and Psychology.

A reception was held recently for the couple at the Krack home in Livingston, where family and friends gathered to congratulate the couple.

 

Miss Curtis and Cpl. McCormick exchange December wedding vows

Courtney Laine Curtis, of Rickman, given in marriage by her father, became the bride of Marine Cpl. Brad Preston McCormick, of Allons, on December 20, 2003, at Netherland Church of Christ. Marlon Winningham officiated the 2 p.m. double ring ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Charles and Sharon Curtis, of Rickman, and the granddaughter of Estes and June Speck of Livingston, Wilkie Curtis of Rickman, and the late Horace Curtis.

A 2000 graduate of Livingston Academy, she plans to graduate from Tennessee Technological University in December with a bachelor's degree in Health and Physical Education. She is employed at Physical Medicine Center and The Fitness Zone.

The groom is the son of Keith and Gail McCormick, of Allons, and the grandson of Willa Dean Seber of Independence, Marie McCormick of Livingston, the late Lloyd Seber, and Arvis McCormick.

He is a 2000 graduate of Livingston Academy and a 2003 graduate of Tennessee Technological University, where he received a degree in Wildlife Biology. He is deployed with the Marine Reserves in Iraq. Upon his return, he plans to work as a claim adjuster for Tennessee Farmers Insurance Claims Department.

Musical selections were performed by Sharon Sevier.

The church was decorated with live ivy and poinsettias.

The bride wore a sleeveless white gown embroidered with pearls. She carried a bouquet of red roses.

Serving as matron of honor was Billie Strong, of Livingston, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Christie Key, of Rickman, sister of the bride, Carla Pierce, of Rickman, sister of the bride, and Jennifer Adams, of Cookeville, friend of the bride.

They wore sleeveless navy blue satin gowns and carried bouquets of red and white roses.

Flower girls were Kristen and Whitney Brown, daughters of Richard and Tina Brown. They scattered red rose petals up the aisle.

Serving as best man was CPL Jamie Greenwood, of Livingston, friend of the groom. Groomsmen were Brandon Geesling and LCPL Mark Greenwood, both of Hilham, and LCPL Andy Ledbetter, of Rickman, all friends of the groom.

Ushers were Blake McCormick, of Allons, Phillip Garza of Atlanta, GA, Derek Parsons, and Beau Johnson.

The bride's nephew, Jarrett Key, son of Wayne and Christie Key, served as ring bearer.

Keeping the guest register was Sara Greenwood, friend of the bride.

A reception followed the ceremony at the church.

After the groom's return from Iraq, the couple will take their honeymoon. They plan to reside in Rickman.

 

Miss Smith and Mr. Savage exchange wedding vows April 3

Miss Brandi Michelle Smith, given in marriage by her father, became the bride of Mr. Jonathan Earl Savage on April 3, 2004, at First Christian Church in Livingston. Bro. Robert Ziehmer officiated the double ring ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Thomas and Kimberly Smith of Allons. She is the granddaughter of Janice Allred of Livingston, J.T. and Mildred Smith of the Timothy Community, and the late Jack Moe.

She is employed at Overton County News.

The groom is the son of Ronald and Eva Savage of Livingston. He is the grandson of Viola Hicks of Sheridan, IL, Robert and Ruby Savage of Livingston, and the late Satch Hicks.

He is employed with Hutchin-sons of Livingston.

Musical selections for the ceremony were "Still in Love With You" by Chris Willis, "In This Very Room" by Ron and Carol Harris, "Canon in D" by Pachebel, "Because You Loved Me" by Celine Dion, and "From This Moment" by Shania Twain. Jori Shaffer performed "Daddy's Hands" by Holly Dunn for the bride's father before he gave her away.

The altar of the church featured a fan candelabra with two columns on each side, each with an arrangement of flowers placed on the top. The altar was also decorated with a Precious Moments unity candle. A small arrangement of flowers were placed on the first two pews on both sides of the auditorium.

The bride's gown was white satin with small straps adorned with clear beads and pearls. The same bead work decorated the bottom of the dress as well as her chapel-length train.

Completing her attire was an elbow-length veil secured in place with a tiara.

Her bouquet consisted of a dome of lilac and pale yellow roses with beaded pearls placed throughout, tied at the stems with lilac and pale yellow ribbon. Her grandmother's engagement and wedding bands were secured in place on one of the stems to represent the bride's something old and borrowed.

Her accessories included pearl earrings, a three-strand pearl choker, and a pearl beaded bracelet.

Serving as maid of honor was Ashley Smith, of Allons, sister of the bride.

Chelsea Savage, of Allons, sister of the groom, served as bridesmaid.

Each attendant wore a lilac A-line, floor-length, strapless dress.

They each carried a small dome of lilac and pale yellow roses very similar to the bride's, only smaller.

The flower girl was Mackenzie Owens, daughter of Robert and Rebecca Owens. She carried a white satin basket decorated with ribbon and pearls.

Serving as best man was Steve Ledbetter, of Livingston, friend of the groom.

Joshua Smith, of Allons, brother of the bride, served as groomsman.

Robert Owens, uncle of the bride, and Jonathan Owens, cousin of the bride, both of the Timothy Community, served as ushers.

The ring bearer was Austin Daniels, son of Steve and Rachel Ledbetter and the late Jonathan Daniels.

The bride's mother wore a dark blue dress with a matching jacket and shoes. She also wore a corsage of white roses accented in baby's breath and lilac ribbon.

The groom's mother wore a silver dress with matching silver shoes. She, too, wore a corsage of white roses accented in baby's breath and lilac ribbon.

Each grandmother wore a corsage similiar to those that were worn by the mothers, only smaller.

A reception followed the ceremony in the Fellowship Hall in the basement of the church. Beth Burgess kept the guest register.

The wedding party table was decorated with a white satin tablecloth. An arrangement of lilac and pale yellow flowers served as the centerpiece.

The bride's cake was a three-tier cake, with miniature roses made of icing placed around the base of each layer with little pearl-like dots placed throughout the cake. A Precious Moments figurine topped the cake.

Servers were Stephanie Geesling and Rebecca Owens.

Rachel Smith served as wedding coordinator.

After honeymooning in Gatlin-burg, the couple now make their home in Allons.

 

Engagements

Miss Coleman and Mr. Almonrode to unite in matrimony June 26

Tim and Angie Hite and Tony and Renee Coleman proudly announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Miss Tristica Coleman, to Mr. William Blake Almonrode, son of Billy and Lois Almonrode.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mellean Bilbrey and Hairel and Ann Coleman.

The future groom is the grandson of Essie Mae Webb and Lora Almonrode.

The wedding will take place at 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 26 at The Lighthouse Church in Rickman.

All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

 

Miss Harris and Mr. Ray to unite in matrimony on June 12

Together with their parents, Miss Amy Harris and Mr. Kenny Ray proudly announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Jerry Lee and Bobbie Harris of Livingston. She is the granddaughter of Kinlow and Carlene Sevier and the late Curtis and Juanita Harris.

The future groom is the son of Clearance Ray of Allons and Mary Catherine Ray of Independence. He is the grandson of the late C.B. and Lucy Ray and Johnson and Gladys Barnes.

The wedding will take place at Allons Baptist Church on Saturday, June 12 at 4 p.m.

All friends and family are invited to attend.

 

Miss Moss and Mr. Bilbrey to exchange wedding vows June 12

Miss Jessica Moss and Mr. Stacy Bilbrey proudly announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Kenneth and Lori Moss of Celina. She is the granddaughter of the late Dimple Boles, Jess Copeland, Hattie Lackey, and T.J. Moss.

She is a 1999 graduate of Celina High School and a 2002 graduate of Tennessee Technological University. She serves as a sixth grade school teacher at Hilham Elementary School.

The future groom is the son of Wanda Bilbrey and Randall and Donna Bilbrey of Livingston. He is the grandson of the late Bethel and Lonzo Walker and Quintin and Agnes Bilbrey.

He is a 1998 graduate of Livingston Academy and a 2004 graduate of Tennessee Technological University. He is employed with the U.S. Corps of Engineers.

The wedding will take place at First Christian Church of Livingston on Saturday, June 12 at 2 p.m.

All friends and family are invited to attend.

 

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