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Archives 2005


Marriage Licenses



Chyanne Shantelle Brown-Fox

Michael Wayne Brown Jr. and Armanda Deanne Fox proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Chyanne Shantelle Brown-Fox, who arrived September 5, 2005, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

She weighed 7 lbs. 6.4 oz. and measured 19.5 inches in length.

She is the granddaughter of Clifford and Brendia King of Hilham, Arman Fox of Red Lodge, MT, and Michael Sr. and Judy Brown.


Braeden Luke Winningham

Curtis and Tara Winningham proudly announce the birth of their son, Braeden Luke, who arrived July 6, 2005, at Livingston Regional Hospital, weighing 6 lbs. 6 oz.

He is the grandson of Gary and Edna Winningham of Hilham and Kendall and Patricia King of Alpine. His great-grandparents are Ruth Copeland of Alpine, Alberta Garrett of Monroe, Nell Dean Hammock of Livingston, the late Ted Copeland, Lena King, Dorma "Gennie" Garrett, and J.L. Winningham.


Marriage Licenses

Allen Joe Marksberry and Jessica Lynn Bryant, both of Livingston.

Steven J. Sells and Jonie Trish Eldridge, both of Cookeville.

Jeffery Lee Sharp, Crawford, and Betsie Gayle Farley, Cookeville.

Wayne Geesling, Hilham, and Florence F. Allen, Monroe.

Keith Leo Smith and Judy Gail Long, both of Livingston.

Bronson L. Kingman and Linda K. Beason, both of Allons.

Millard Walker and Johnnie Myrl Hammock, both of Livingston.

Charlie F. Burris Jr. and Diana F. Byers, both of Vine Grove, KY.

Charles D. Blackwell Jr. and Christie Lynn Presley, both of Livingston.

Billy Ray Almonrode and Deborah Ellen Gibson, both of Gainesboro.

Charles Lloyd Tull Jr. and Jennifer Ann Cook, both of Livingston.

Brandon Lee Keys and Pamela Lynn Smith, both of Livingston.



Miss Cartledge and Mr. Day unite in matrimony July 16

Miss Sara Cartledge, of Springfield, MO, given in marriage by her father, became the bride of Daniel Day, also of Springfield, on Saturday, July 16 at Trinity Assembly.

The bride's father also officiated the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Donald and Jacquie Cartledge of Santiago, Chile. She is the granddaughter of Buford and Maxine Nivens and Don and Mona Cartledge.

She is a junior at Central Bible College in Springfield and is employed as a secretary at the Assemblies of God headquarters for the Spanish Pentacostal Evangel.

The groom is the son of Ben and Ros Day of McMinnville and Audrey Marino.

He also is a junior at Central Bible College and is employed by FedEx at the airport in Springfield.

Musical selections included “The Prayer” sung by Marj and Steve Harris during communion; “You Raise Me Up” as the wedding party entered; “The Traditional Wedding March” as the bride entered, and “I'm Yours” performed by the groom and the bride.

The church was decorated with bows of tulle on each pew. Purple flowers were attached to the two front pews. The altar had four pillars on stage, each with a fern on top.

A dome was placed in the middle of the altar, under which the minister stood to conduct the ceremony. A small table with a mirror over it held the unity candle and communion items.

The bride wore a princess-style gown featuring spaghetti straps and a halter strap, a sequined bodice, a tightly fitted waist that flowed into a full skirt, and a long train.

Her jewelry consisted of a dangling diamond bracelet and diamond tear earrings.

Serving as matron of honor was Rebecca Marlow of Springfield, best friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Koreen Mazurek and Kristy Ringer, friends of the bride, both of Springfield.

Each wore a long, lavender gown featuring a halter strap and sequins up the side and top. Their bouquets consisted of white roses with purple flower inserts and greenery.

Their jewelry consisted of diamond bracelets.

Hannah Nivens, daughter of Ryan and Tonya Nivens, served as flower girl. Accenting her attire was a tiara. She dropped white rose petals out of a basket.

Serving as best man was Chris Day of McMinnville, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Ryan Lewis and Mark Marlow, friends of the groom, and Jonathan Cartledge, brother-in-law of the groom.

Ushers were Jim Nivens of Columbus, OH, and Gary Nivens of Springfield.

The bride's mother wore a light green suit featuring a knee-length skirt, silver sequins, and little diamonds on the cuffs of the jacket. Her accessories included a diamond necklace, earrings, and bracelet.

The groom's mother wore a hot pink dress.

Both mothers wore a corsage of a white rose bud and greenery.

Keeping the guest registry was Haille York.

A sea-themed reception followed the ceremony at Cumberland Worship Center in Crossville. Shells and palm trees were displayed all over the reception hall.

The cake was white and covered in pink, purple, and white metallic shells. The centerpieces were sand with shells and starfish.

Servers were Velvet York, Janie Cook, Lunetta Garrett, Sadie Maynord, and Donna Nivens.

After honeymooning in the Smoky Mountains in Gatlinburg, the newlyweds are making their home in Springfield.



Miss Anderson and Mr. Threet to exchange wedding vows Oct. 1

Miss Candace Antoinette Anderson and Mr. Jerry Aaron Threet announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Patsy Anderson of Celina and the late Benny "Tooter" Anderson. She is the granddaughter of Wanda Lockett and Ridley Newman of Celina, Olene Anderson of Moss, and the late Ira Anderson.

A graduate of Celina High School and a student at Volunteer State Community College, she is employed at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

The future groom is the son of Amanda Smith of Cookeville and Jerry Threet of Livingston. He is the grandson of Lewis Smith of Allons, Vecheal Smith of Cookeville, and Bobby and Vella Dickerson of Livingston.

He is a graduate of Livingston Academy and is employed by Civil Constructors Inc.

The wedding will take place at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 at the Dale Hollow Campground Shelter in Celina.

All friends and relatives are invited to attend.


Miss Melton and Mr. Reeder to exchange wedding vows Sept. 24

Miss Jessica Melton and Mr. Justin Reeder proudly announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

The bride-elect is the daughter of James and Sandy Melton of Byrdstown. She the granddaughter of Herlen and Elizabeth Neal of Byrdstown and the late Mayford and Leona Melton.

The future groom is the son of Jeff and Regina Reeder of Monroe. He is the grandson of Nello and Lula Conner of Monroe, Harold Reeder and Mary Reeder of Celina, and the late Patsy Reeder.

The wedding will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 at Swallows Chapel Church of Christ in Rickman.

All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

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