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Archives 10-12-2005



Marriage Licenses



Richard Lee Bean III

Richard Lee Bean Jr. and Samantha Faye, of Allons, proudly announce the birth of their son, Richard Lee Bean III, who arrived on September 4, 2005, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

He weighed 6 lbs. 4 oz. and measured 19 inches in length.

His grandparents are Betty Key of Allons, and Willie Key, Lorrie Bean, and Richard Bean, all of Gainesboro. He is the great-grandson of Franklin and Sally Davis of Hilham and Bobby Lee and Thelma Wes of Livingston.


Quinton Lee Qualls

Scotty and Britany Qualls proudly announce the birth of their son, Quinton Lee, who arrived on August 17, 2005, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

He weighed 8 lbs. 11.2 oz. and measured 20.5 inches in length.

His grandparents are Debbie Smith of Livingston, Butch and Nancy Farmer of Hilham, and James and Tina Qualls of Livingston.


Devin Bryant Geesling

Billy and Stephanie Geesling, of Hilham, proudly announce the birth of their son, Devin Bryant, who arrived on September 21, 2005, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

He weighed 8 lbs. 9 oz. and measured 20.75 inches in length.

His grandparents are Willa and Scott Himes of Watertown, Garth and Barbara Geesling of Hilham, David Hembree of Cookeville, and the late Debbie Loftis. He is the great-grandson of Jack and Ina Rose Geesling of Hilham and Earlene Coleman of Livingston.

Also welcoming home the new arrival were his big brothers, Peyton and Eli.


Kalli Elizabeth Wilson

Derek and Anna Wilson of Grant, MI, proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Kalli Elizabeth, who arrived on August 22, 2005.

She is the granddaughter of Arthur and Kristie Barton of Grant and Timothy and Karon Wilson of Rickman.


Marriage Licenses

Dodd Gregory Scott and Jamie Erin Marinich, both of Monroe.

Jeffrey J. Cortese, Algood, and Jennifer N. Prigg, Livingston.

Joseph D. Nolen and Brittany Gilpatrick, both of Algood.

Richard Lee Bean Jr. and Samantha Faye Key, both of Allons.



.Miss Campbell and Mr. Bernardo wed August 12 in Chesnee, SC

Miss Betty Louise Campbell of Spartanburg, SC, given in marriage by her father, became the bride of Mr. Richard Edwin Bernardo of Fort Mill, SC, on Friday, Aug. 12 at Sky View Farms in Chesnee, SC.

Dawn Guy officiated the double-ring outdoor ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Billy and Loretta Savage of Livingston.

She graduated from Tennessee Technological University and is employed at Hamrick's in Gaffney, SC, as a financial auditor.

The groom is the son of Judy Bernardo of Fort Mill. He graduated from Fort Mill High School and is employed at Norbord in Clinton, SC, as a lab technician.

The bride arrived in a horse-drawn carriage after her father rang a bell.

She wore an A-line gown of lavender and ivory featuring a flip tip of the shoulder neckline and beading along the bodice. The front of the gown was princess cut, and the back was finished with split overlay and a beaded sweep train.

Serving as the maid of honor was Lisa Gunton of Duncan, SC. Cindy Thompson of Spartanburg served as bridesmaid. Each wore a lavender-colored tea-length dress.

Layla Bass of Fort Mill, great-niece of the groom, was the flower girl. She wore an ivory dress and dropped lavender rose petals.

Serving as best man was Gary Welch of Fort Mill. Ushers were Travis Bernardo and Derrick Bernardo, sons of the groom, and Joshua Savage of Livingston, nephew of the bride.

Jacob Savage of Livingston, nephew of the bride, was the ringbearer.

To symbolize their love for their mothers, the bride and groom included in the ceremony a special rose presentation to their mothers.

As a sign of their love and devotion to one another, the couple released two doves during the ceremony.

A reception followed at Sky View Farms. Decorations consisted of lavender and ivory flowers and bows.

The cake was lavender with ivory lace and topped with ivory doves embracing a heart.

After honeymooning in Lake Tahoe, CA, the newlyweds are making their home in Spartanburg.



Miss Farley and Mr. Staggs plan October 29 wedding

Miss Tashina Farley and Mr. Jared Staggs proudly announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Jimmy and Racheal Harris of Rickman and the late Johnny "Dooley" Bowers. She is the granddaughter of Phillip and Annis Talley, the late Roy Palk, and Cora Ida and George Farley.

The future groom is the son of Larry and Betty Staggs of Allons. He is the grandson of Imogene Staggs of Allons, the late Clarence Staggs, and Haskell and Myrtle Adams. His honorary grandfather is the late R.C. Conaway, and his former nanny is Geraldine Conaway of Tompkinsville, KY.

The wedding will take place at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29 at Where God Leads Community Church in Algood.

All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

The couple will reside in Allons.

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