Dakota Grace Bilbrey
Jeremy and Dana Bilbrey, of Twentynine Palms, CA, proudly announce
the birth of their daughter, Dakota Grace, who arrived on October
27, 2004, at Livingston Regional Hospital.
She weighed 8 lbs. 2 oz. and measured 20 inches in length.
Her grandparents are Sammie and Michelle Bilbrey of Livingston
and Danny and Debra Bilbrey of Hilham.
Also welcoming home the new arrival was her big sister, Bethany
Chase Daniel Boswell, Allred, and Rena Nicole Burchfield, Livingston.
Richard Crabtree and Melinda Peterman, both of Allons.
Jason Christopher Crabtree and Misty Lynn Wright, both of Livingston.
Jonathan Davis Dietz, Cookeville, and Ashley Lauren Byrd, Hilham.
Miss Looper and Mr. Moody exchange wedding
vows July 31
Miss Whitney Lea Looper became the bride of Mr. Michel Chad Moody
on July 31, 2004, at Poplar Springs Baptist Church. Dewey Masters
officiated the 5 p.m. double ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Michael Looper and Tara Moody and
the granddaughter of Larry and Roberta Looper, Sara Futrell, and
Henry and Mary Ann Bullington. She is the great granddaughter of
Largo and Laura Looper, Essie Bullington, Haltie Looper, Howard
Smith, and Dora Watts.
She is a 2003 graduate of Livingston Academy and is attending Tennessee
Technological University, where she is majoring in Elementary Education.
The groom is the son of Billy Moody and Ammie Matthews. He is
the grandson of Joe and Agnes Moody and James and Janie Harris.
He is a 2004 graduate of Livingston Academy and is also attending
Tennessee Tech University, where he is majoring in Computer Engineering.
Musical selections for the ceremony were sung by the bride's cousin,
Lindsey Frizzell. Scriptures and poems were read by Faye Watts,
the bride's great aunt.
The church pews were decorated with South American roses in two
colors of pink. Roses also adorned the front of the church.
The aisle runner was hot pink in color.
The bride wore a strapless antique cream Maggie Sottero wedding
gown with Austrian crystals and pearls covering the top and trailing
down the side of the gown.
Her veil was cathedral-length and complemented with a tiara consisting
of Austrian crystals and pearls.
She carried a bouquet of pale pink English garden roses.
Her jewelry consisted of a hand-strung Austrian crystal and pearl
necklace and a matching bracelet and earrings.
Serving as maid of honor was Katie Kinniard, cousin of the bride.
Bridesmaids were Chasity Gray, Vanessa Peek, Haley Mullins, and
Amy Beth Young.
Each wore a strapless, hot pink floor-length gown with an embroidered
flower and crystals. Their dresses also featured a small train.
The attendants carried pale and hot pink South American roses,
flown in from Ecuador.
Flower girls were Olivia Looper, sister of the bride, and Haley
Bullington and Hannah Bullington, cousins of the bride.
Serving as best man was Ross Cooper. Groomsmen were Dusty Whitaker,
Ben Hargis, Josh Smith, and Anthony Webb.
Ring bearers were Ridge Simmons, son of Brad and Lynda Simmons,
and Cade Copeland, son of Scott and Diane Copeland.
The bride's mother wore a pale green floor-length suit with intricate
flowers adorning the front of her jacket.
A reception followed the ceremony in the fellowship hall of the
The four-tier wedding cake was decorated with pale pink icing,
an ivory crown design, and covered with roses.
Keeping the guest register were Kayla Hill and Kendra Hill.
After a week-long honeymoon in Gatlinburg, the newlyweds are making
their home in Tech Village.
Miss Rumancik and Mr. Carter to exchange
vows December 18
Ken Rumancik and Darlene Rumancik, of Livingston, proudly announce
the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Candace,
to Matt Carter, son of Jerry Carter and Lynette Carter, of Fayetteville.
The bride-elect plans to graduate this fall from college with
a bachelor's degree in Nutrition.
The future groom is a graduate of Tennessee Technological University
with a degree in Ag Engineering. He is employed with John Deere.
The wedding will take place at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18 at Washington
Street Church in Fayetteville.
All friends and relatives are invited.
After the wedding, the couple will reside in Iowa.
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Overton County News
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