Sophie Jane & Luke Braden Linder
photo courtesy of Linder family
Eddie and Kaylan Linder proudly announce the birth of their daughter,
Sophie Jane, left, and their son, Luke Braden, who were born on
Wednesday, July 21, 2004, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
She weighed 4 lbs. 9 oz. and measured 18.75 inches in length. He
weighed 5 lbs. 5 oz. and measured 19 inches in length.
They are the grandchildren of L.B. and Deanna Linder of Alpine,
Carol Walker of Moss, and Randall and Debbie Walker of Celina.
Seth Aaron Speck
Terry and Kelly Speck, of Sparta, proudly announce the birth of
their son, Seth Aaron, who arrived June 27, 2004.
He weighed 6 lbs. 6 oz. and measured 20 inches in length.
He is the grandson of Hugh and Elizabeth Mulkey Jr. of Chattanooga
and Cordell and Jonell Speck Jr. of Rickman.
Cole Lyndon Wilson
Jason and Melissa Wilson, of Livingston, proudly announce the birth
of their son, Cole Lyndon, who arrived June 24, 2004, at Livingston
He weighed 7 lbs. 13 oz. and measured 20.5 inches in length.
He is the grandson of Roger and Joyce Wilson of Livingston, Janis
Bilbrey of Livingston, and Ronnie and Judy Reagan of Allons. His
great grandparents are Agnes Wilson of Monterey and Ova Reagan of
Also welcoming home the new arrival was his big sister, Jessica
Michel Chad Moody, Cookeville, and Whitney Lee Looper, Cookeville.
Walter Herbert Wiegele and Jamie Dawn Choate, both of Crawford.
Joe Edmond Looper and Angela Marie McDonald, both of Livingston.
Thomas H. Koger and Delzie C. Smith, both of Livingston.
Timothy Martin Wood and Karen Grace Guenther, both of Monterey.
Jason Thompson and Janet Finch, both of Allons.
Miss Starnes and Mr. Phillips exchange wedding vows May 29
Miss Stacie Denise Starnes, given in marriage by her father, became
the bride of Mr. Benjamin Harold Phillips on May 29 at First United
Methodist Church in Livingston. Her grandfather, Rev. W.L. Wallace
Jr., of New Albany, MS, officiated the double ring ceremony, assisted
by Rev. Craig Green of Livingston.
The bride is the daughter of Harry and Rachel Starnes of Livingston.
The groom is the son of Harold and Kathy Phillips of Rickman.
Martha Sue Bonner, of Cookeville, performed musical selections
for the ceremony on organ and piano.
Serving as maids of honor were Beth Smith, of Madison, IN, and
Lindsay Looper, of Rickman. Bridesmaids were Brooke Clinton, of
Baxter, and Julie O'Neal, of St. Louis, MO.
Andy Looper, of Cookeville, served as best man. Groomsmen were
Kyle Bradley, of Monterey, Joey Henry, of Cookeville, and Luke Starnes,
of St. Louis, MO. Ushers were Rick Phillips, of Rickman, Brad Swafford,
of Monterey, and Brad McNeal, of Monterey.
Scriptures were read by Dan Smith, of Livingston.
After the ceremony, the couple greeted their guests, who then proceeded
to the reception in the Family Life Center of the church.
Miss Thrasher and Mr. Hughes to exchange wedding vows Sept.
Miss Nicole Leigh Thrasher and Mr. Patrick Douglas Hughes proudly
announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
The bride-elect is the daughter of David and Beverly Thrasher
of Livingston, and Mike and Mechelle Bowman. She is the granddaughter
of Bill and Inez Thrasher and Charles and Carol Langford and the
great granddaughter of Edwina Langford.
A graduate of Livingston Academy, she is employed at Tangle's Salon.
The future groom is the son of David and Londa Hughes of Pall Mall,
and the grandson of Bessie Hughes and Stella Stokes.
He is a graduate of York Institute in Jamestown and is employed
The wedding ceremony will take place at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept.
18 in the chapel of First United Methodist Church.
Formal invitations will be sent.
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