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Mann - Shawn Mann and Jodi Ellis
Marriage vows to be exchanged Aug. 2, 2003
Jodi Michelle Ellis of Danbury, daughter of Donnis and Jo Lynn Ellis of Danbury, will marry Shawn Saylor Mann of Pearland, son of Rusty and Monica Mann of Bridgeport, on Aug. 2, 2003, at the Lake Jackson Civic Center in Lake Jackson.
The bride-elect graduated from Danbury High School and earned a bachelor of science in biomedical science from Texas A&M University. She is attending Alvin Community College and will graduate with a degree in nursing in May 2004. She is employed by Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital in Houston.
The prospective groom graduated from Bridgeport High School and earned a bachelor of business Administration degree in finance from Texas A&M University and is employed by Comerica Bank in Houston.
Sunday, July 13, 2003

Mara - Jack and Mildred Mara
Sixty-fifth wedding anniversary Aug. 13, 2003
Jack and Mildred Mara of Decatur will celebrate their 65 wedding anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 10 at the Decatur Civic Center.
Mara and the former Mildred Fellers were married in Denton on Aug. 13, 1938, by the Rev. Frank Weedon of the First Baptist Church of Denton.
Jack is a retired truck driver and Mildred is a homemaker.
Their children, Roy Mara and David Mara of Decatur and Pam Williams of Bridgeport will host the celebration. They are also parents of the late Jimmy Wayne Mara and have eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Sunday, August 10, 2003

Mayberry - Amanda Dianne Greenwood and Jacob Edward Mayberry
Marriage vows to be exchanged Feb. 7, 2003
Amanda Dianne Greenwood of Cottondale, daughter of Robert and Rhonda Greenwood of Cottondale, will marry Jacob Edward Mayberry of Paradise, son of Jerry and Teresa Mayberry of Paradise, Feb. 7, 2003, at the Decatur Civic Center. Eddy St. John will officiate.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Paradise High School and is a junior in the elementary education program at the University of North Texas.
The prospective groom is a graduate of Paradise High School and Weatherford College and is attending Hi-Tech Institute’s surgical tech program.

McDonald - Jessica Nichole Miller and Mark Andrew McDonald
Marriage vows to be exchanged May 17, 2003
Jessica Nichole Miller of Lewisville, daughter of Craig and Deb Miller of Sulphur Springs and Mark Andrew McDonald of Lewisville, son of Jim and Julie McDonald of Decatur, will exchange wedding vows on May 17, 2003, at the Methodist Church in Sulphur Springs.
The bride-elect is working on her master’s degree in Early Childhood at the University of North Texas and is employed at Children’s Courtyard in Irving.
The prospective groom is a 1998 graduate of Decatur High School. He attended Tarrant County College and is employed by Martinaire at Addison Airport in Addison.
Sunday, March 16, 2003

McDonald(2) - Mr. and Mrs. Mark McDonald
Marriage vows exchanged May 17, 2003
Jessica Nichole Miller and Mark Andrew McDonald, both of Lewisville, were married May 17, 2003, at the First United Methodist Church in Sulphur Springs. Gifford Long officiated the double ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Deb and Craig Miller of Sulphur Springs.
The groom is the son of Jim and Julie McDonald of Decatur.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore a white, strapless A-line gown with hand-embroidered detail, a bodice trimmed with sparkling gems and a satin-lined skirt.
The bride carried two dozen long-stemmed crimson red roses.
The maid of honor was Stacy Miller of Lewisville, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Ashley Yarbrough of Lewisville and Amy Parker of Plano. The honor attendants wore floor-length royal blue gowns with spaghetti straps and carried crimson red roses.
The flower girl was Lauren Leazer, daughter of Ronnie and Michelle Leazar of Allen.
The best man was Kevin McDonald of Decatur, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Brian Kinder of Lewisville and Oscar Fuentes of Denton. Ushers were John Rhine of Plano, cousin of the groom, David Yarbrough of Carrollton, cousin of the groom, and Rodney Connor of Frisco.
Ringbearer was Griffin DaRosa, son of Paul and Jennifer DaRosa of Sulphur Springs.
The guestbook attendant was Beth Connor of Frisco. Organ music was provided by Mark Begs of Sulphur Springs, and Deanna Darr of Arlington was a soloist.
A reception was held at the Heritage Hall in Sulphur Springs. Servers were Janay Holley of Lewisville, Stephanie Peters of South Carolina, cousin of the bride, and Angie Masters of The Colony.
The bride is a 1997 graduate of Sulphur Springs High School and a 2001 graduate of Baylor University. She currently attends the University of North Texas and works at Children’s Courtyard in Irving. The groom is a 1998 graduate of Decatur High School and attended Tarrant County College. He is curently employed at Martinaire at Addison Airport.
Following a honeymoon in Hawaii, the couple live in Frisco.

McMaster - Mickey and Susan McMaster
Twenty-fifth wedding anniversary Sept. 30, 2003
Mickey and Susan McMaster of Decatur celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary Sept. 30.
The former Susan Baker married Mickey McMaster on Sept. 30, 1978, in Morton.
He is co-owner of McMaster New Holland and she is a medical assistant at North Central Texas Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine.
They have two children, Leaha Fallis of Springtown and Lance McMaster of Waco and two grandchildren.

Mills - Roy and Peggy Mills
Fiftieth wedding anniversary April 3, 2003
Roy and Peggy Mills of Roanoke will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on April 3. They were married in 1953 in Fort Worth.
The Mills own a ranch near Paradise. Mills has retired after 30 years as manager of the Double T Ranch in Justin. Peggy owns the Abundant Life Health Food Store in Lewisville.
Both are graduates of Northwest High School. He served in the U. S. Army at Fort Benning, Ga.. The Mills are parents of three children, Pam Glover of Lewisville, Tina Ernst of Dallas and Greg Mills of Roanoke. They have 13 grandchildren.
Sunday, March 30, 2003

Moody - Shelly Diane Tackel and Robert Edward Moody Jr.
Marriage vows to be exchanged March 15, 2003
Shelly Diane Tackel of Bridgeport, daughter of Chris and Tish Tackel of Bridgeport, will marry Robert Edward Moody Jr. of Bridgeport, son of Robert and Carolyn Moody of Runaway Bay, March 15, 2003, at the First United Methodist Church in Bridgeport. The Rev. Johnny Irish will officiate the ceremony.
The bride-elect is a full-time student at the University of North Texas.
The prospective groom attends Embry Riddle Aeronautical University part-time and works at Fast Fab Metal Buildings.

Moreland - Wendy Freeman and Mark Moreland II
Marriage vows to be exchanged August 2, 2003
Wendy Michelle Freeman of Decatur, daughter of Gary and Betsy Freeman of Decatur, will marry Mark Lavance Moreland II of Boyd, son of Mark and Pam Moreland of Aurora and Rodney and Patti Mahaffey of Boyd, on Aug. 2, 2003, at the First United Methodist Church in Boyd. The Rev. Kevin Caffey will officiate.
The bride-elect graduated from Decatur High School and is attending Tarrant County College. She is employed at Wise/Chem Safe Pest Control.
The prospective groom graduated from Boyd High School and is attending Weatherford College. He is also employed at Wise/Chem Safe Pest Control.
Sunday, June 8, 2003

Morgan - Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Morgan Jr.
Marriage vows exchanged Feb. 8, 2003
Angel Sperry of Decatur and Darrell Morgan Jr. of Alvord were married Feb. 8, 2003, at the House of Prayer Church in Haltom City. The Rev. Davy Smith, pastor of Bible-Way Church of Decatur and The Rev. Mike Maxon Sr. of DeKalb, former pastor of Bible-Way, officiated.
The bride is the daughter of David and Rita Sperry of Decatur.
The groom is the son of Karen and Darrell C. Morgan Sr. of Alvord.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore a white satin gown with an intricately beaded bodice and edging along the hemline. The cathedral train featured beadwork along the last foot and the veil was white tulle with a pearl and diamond tiara.
The bride carried a cascading bouquet of burgandy, eggplant, sage and buttercup flowers.
The matron of honor was Darla Flynn, sister of the bride. Maid of honor was Karla Morgan, sister of the groom. Bridesmaids were Wendy Call, sister of the groom, and Summor Gosnell.
The flower girl was Carrigan Flynn and Bible bearer was Kyler Flynn, niece and nephew of the bride. Candlelighters were Alicia Smith, sister of the groom, William Flynn, brother-in-law of the bride, and Kylan Gosnell.
The best man was Kevin Jaquez and groomsmen were David Sperry Jr., brother of the bride, and Josh Neagle.
The guestbook attendant was Ehlanna Call, niece of the groom.
The couple reside in Alvord.
Sunday, March 23, 2003

Morris - Arlon and Bobbie Morris
Fortieth wedding anniversary Feb. 7, 2003
Arlon and Bobbie Morris of Red Bud will celebrate their fiftieth wedding anniversary Feb. 8, 2003.
Arlon Morris married Bobbie Martin Feb. 7, 1953, at the home of her parents,W.D. and Attie Martin in Fort Worth. Arlon’s parents were Leslie and Winnie Morris.
Their children, Audie and Lynn Morris, Bettie and Mark German and Peggy and Russell Black, will host a reception for the couple Saturday, Feb. 8 at the Morris Memorial United Methodist Church in Chico.
They have five grandchildren, April Morris, Taylor and Morgan German and Braiden and Skylar Black, all of Chico.
The Morris’ have made their home north of Chico in the Red Bud community where they farm and ranch. Arlon worked as an oil field driller and pumper for many years, and they both drove school buses for the Chico Independent School District for 28 years.

Mosley - Amy Elizabeth North and Michael Bart Mosley
Marriage vows to be exchanged April 19, 2003
Amy Elizabeth North of Decatur, daughter of Mike and Beverly North of Decatur, will marry Michael Bart Mosley of Decatur, son of David and Cheryl of Decatur Mosley of Decatur, April 19, 2003, at Eagle Drive Baptist Church in Decatur. The Rev. Don Spain will officiate the ceremony.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Decatur High School and is employed at Mercantile Bank Texas in Fort Worth.
The prospective groom is also a graduate of Decatur High School. He is employed at Boeing in Corinth.

Mosley(2) - Mr. and Mrs. Michael Mosley
Marriage vows exchanged April 19, 2003
Amy Elizabeth North of Decatur, daughter of Michael and Beverly North of Decatur, and Michael Bart Mosley of Decatur, son of David and Cheryl Mosley of Decatur, were married April 19, 2003, at Eagle Drive Baptist Church in Decatur. The groom’s grandfather, Rev. Don Spain, officiated the double ring ceremony.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore a short-sleeved A-line white satin gown with beaded bodice. It featured an apron back, scoop neck, a chapel length train with buttons and bow and a waist length veil with ribbon trim. She wore a necklace and earrings given to her by her mother and carried a bouquet of spring flowers including yellow roses.
The maid of honor was Blair Fanning of Artesia, N.M., cousin of the bride. The bridesmaid was Brandi Chambers of Decatur.
The best man was Scott Mosley of Decatur, brother to the groom. The groomsman was Craig Stevenson of Decatur.
Ringbearer was Tanner Terrell, son of Tim and Rayanna Terrell of Decatur.
Ushers included Mark North of Sherman, Andy North of Arlington and Brandon Turner of Decatur.
The pianist was Annette Riley of Decatur.
A reception was held at Rann Elementary in Decatur. Members of the reception party were Ashley Campbell of Decatur, Jennifer Spain of Decatur, Cathy Bradshaw of Fort Worth, Cindy Taokett of Boyd, Elizabeth Jennings of Azle and Callie Scheuermann of Arlington.
The wedding trip was to Playa del Carmen, Mexico.
The bride is a graduate of Decatur High School and is employed as a deposit services representative at Mercantile Bank Texas in Fort Worth.
The groom is a Decatur High School graduate and is employed as a security supervisor at Boeing Inc. in Corinth.
The couple reside in Decatur.
Sunday, June 22, 2003

Murphy - Kristy Lynn Meyers and Nickolus Ryan Murphy
Marriage vows to be exchanged March 13, 2004
Kristy Lynn Meyers of Bridgeport, daughter of Jimmy and Janis Meyers of Bridgeport, will marry Nickolus Ryan Murphy, son of Joe and Ladora Murphy of Bridgeport, on March 13, 2004, at the First United Methodist Church in Decatur.
The bride-elect is a 1998 graduate of Bridgeport High School and a graduate of the University of North Texas with a bachelor of science degree in interdisciplinary studies. She will teach third grade at Rann Elementary beginning in January.
The prospective groom is a 1995 graduate of Bridgeport High School and is employed by Sprint.
Published Sunday, December 14, 2003

Nikirk - Cheryl Ann Matteucci and David Alan Nikirk
Marriage vows to be exchanged Oct. 26, 2003
Cheryl Ann Matteucci of Burleson, daughter of Alex and Nancy Matteucci of Las Cruces, N.M. will marry David Alan Nikirk, son of Leroy and Jeanne Nikirk of Rendon, formerly of Alvord, on Oct. 26, 2003, at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Burleson.
Sunday, August 24, 2003

Noble - Mr. and Mrs. Justin Thomas Noble
Marriage vows exchanged March 15, 2003
Holly Jill Jack, daughter of Galen and Keri Jack of Friona, married Justin Thomas Noble, son of Lannie and Dani Noble of Paradise on March 15, 2003, at Monterey Baptist Church in Lubbock. The Rev. Brown officiated.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore an ivory chiffon gown featuring pearls and sequins and adorned with schiffli lace at the hem, bodice and illusion neckline. The dress had a cathedral train, off-the-shoulder cap sleeves and an A-line princess waist. The ivory fingertip veil had satin rolled edges and rhinestone and pearl accents as did the silver tiara. Pearl and diamond earrings and bracelet and a pearl necklace were borrowed from the bride’s grandmother, Billy Kirby of Dimmitt. The bride carried ivory roses and a gardenia clutch with stems wrapped in ivory ribbon.
Matron of honor was Teresa Jack, sister-in-law of the bride of Idalou.
Bridesmaids were Jessica Rea of Lubbock, Abbey Johnson of Arlington and Amanda Taylor of San Angelo. They wore two-piece floor-length dresses with cap sleeves in sage green as well as a pearl necklace and bracelet, gifts of the bride. They carried an antique hydrangea, roses and ranunculus clutch in burgundy, mauve and ivory with stems wrapped in burgundy ribbon.
Junior bridesmaids were the bride’s cousins from Amarillo, Callie Crum and Berkley Kirby.
Best man was Shawn Price of Weatherford, brother of the groom. Other groomsmen were Kelly Jack, brother of the bride of Idalou, Seth Kolb of Lubbock and Scott Corkery of North Richland Hills.
Ushers were Matt Luce and Paul Maney of Lubbock and Ethan Kuhleman of Haltom City.
Sarah Plemons of Austin attended the guest book.
Sherri Taylor of Friona played the piano.
Britt and LeeAnn Conklin of Weatherford performed a duet.
A reception was held in the church fellowship hall. Servers were Whitney Kirby, the bride’s aunt of Amarillo, Carla Wooten, the bride’s cousin of Dimmitt and Sarah Andrews and Rebecca Spraggins of Lubbock.
The bride is a 1996 graduate of Friona High School, a 1999 graduate of Texas Tech University and a 2002 graduate of South Plains College Nursing School. She is a registered nurse at University Medical Center in Lubbock.
The groom is a 1997 graduate of Paradise High School and a 2003 graduate of Texas Tech with a degree in architecture and business administration. He is employed at the University System Office of Audit Services.
Following a wedding trip to Lake Louis in Alberta, Canada, the couple will reside in Lubbock.
Sunday, May 11, 2003

North - Alissa Ford and Cameron North
Marriage vows to be exchanged March 22, 2003
Alissa Paige Ford of Fort Worth, daughter of Tommy Ford of Southlake and Gail Ford of Fort Worth, will marry Cameron Trey North of Keller, son of Kevin and Nanci North Swindle of Watauga and Gregg and Gail North of Kingsland, on March 22, 2003, at the Marty Leonard Chapel in Fort Worth.
The bride-elect graduated from Northeast Louisiana University and is employed by the Allegis Group in Addison as a sales manager.
The prospective groom is a graduate of Southwest Texas State University and is employed at IBM in Westlake as an IT specialist. He is the grandson of Jo North of Decatur.

Northcutt - Bruce and Gail Northcutt
Thirtieth wedding anniversary Feb. 1, 2003
Bruce and Gail Northcutt of Alvord celebrated their thirtieth wedding anniversary Feb. 1, 2003, with their children and relatives.
Northcutt and the former Gail Willis were married Feb. 1, 1973, at the First Baptist Church in Alvord.
Bruce is a truck driver for Key Energy. Gail is office manager at North Texas Open MRI.
They have three children, Denece Watkins of Alvord, Teddy Northcutt and wife Dawn of Alvord and Kathie Northcutt and fiance Matt Stephens of Bowie. They have eight grandchildren.

Partin - Jessica Burch and Dan Partin
Marriage vows to be exchanged January 17, 2004
Jessica Burch of Lubbock, daughter of Kirby and Vickie Burch of Lazbuddie, will marry Dan Partin of Plains, son of Morris and Donna Partin of Plains, on Jan. 17, 2004, at the First United Methodist Church in Lubbock.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Lazbuddie High School and Texas Tech University. She is an accountant for AMA TechTel Communications in Lubbock. She is the granddaughter of M.C. Street and Lillian Street, both of Muleshoe and Hazel Burch of Clovis.
The prospective groom is a graduate of Plains High School and the University of North Texas. He is a farmer near Plains. He is the grandson of Bobbie Partin of Plains and Alvin and Dorothy Largent of Bridgeport.
Published Sunday, December 14, 2003

Patton - Mr. and Mrs. Henry Patton
Marriage vows exchanged Jan. 4, 2003
Carly Jean Henderson and Henry Wayne Patton, both of Arlington, were married Jan. 4, 2003, at Delaney Vineyards in Grapevine. Roy Faubion, pastor at The Father’s House in Decatur, and Paul Stein of Bridgeport officiated the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Carl and Melva Henderson of Bridgeport. The groom is the son of Dale and Mary Denney of Bridgeport andWayne Patton of Sante Fe, N.M.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore a gown of white silk slipper satin designed by Judd Waddell of New York City. The slim silhouette featured a strapless bodice, and the column skirt fell from the empire waist to slipper length. The backless gown was emphasized by a twist-draped bustle that fell gently into a sweeping train. The bride created her own slipper-length veil of bridal tulle accented by a violet crystal barrette at the chignon. She carried a bouquet of sterling and blue roses, freesia, lisianthus and delphinium in varied shades of lavender. During the reception, she removed her veil and wore a single purple lisianthus in her hair.
The matron of honor was Melva Henderson, mother of the bride. Bridesmaids were Casey Henderson and Kelley Henderson, sisters of the bride, and Jessica Patton, sister of the groom, all of Bridgeport. They wore slim silhouette gowns of black flocked brocade satin and carried bouquets matching the bride’s.
The best man was Jeremy Spence of Arlington, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Austin Lester of Denton, Kevin Doar of Arlington and Brian Vaughan of Dallas.
Colter Henderson of Bridgeport, brother of the bride, and Michael Madeley of Lubbock, cousin of the groom, were ushers. The guestbook attendant was Cassie Doar of Arlington.
The bride’s family hosted a reception following the ceremony in the Grand Ballroom, and the groom’s family hosted a rehearsal dinner for the wedding party at the couple’s favorite restaurant, Italianni’s in Bedford.
Following a snow boarding trip to Breckenridge, Colo. the couple resides in Arlington where they are both students at the University of Texas at Arlington. She is pursuing a degree in organizational communication and is a service manager for Wells Fargo in Arlington. The groom is also employed by Wells Fargo as a service manager in De Soto while pursuing a bachelor of business degree in finance.
Sunday, February 23, 2003

Pennartz - Joanna Nicol Short and Bryan Jacob Pennartz
Marriage vows to be exchanged May 30, 2003
Joanna Nicol Short of Dallas, daughter of Suzanne Potter Short of Irving and James David Short of Long Island, N.Y., was to marry Bryan Jacob Pennartz of Decatur, son of Lillian and Clarence Pennartz of Decatur on Friday, May 30, 2003, at Delaney Vineyards in Grapevine. The Rev. Gary Regan was to officiate the double ring ceremony.
The bride-elect is a University of North Texas graduate, where she earned a degree in Business Communications. The prospective groom earned a Political Science degree from Columbia University and is employed by SAAB financial services.
Sunday, June 1, 2003

Price - Mary Ellen Breitbarth and David Dwayne Price
Marriage vows to be exchanged Sept. 27, 2003
Mary Ellen Breitbarth of Allen, daughter of Charles and Elaine Breitbarth of Whitewright and Jimmy and Shelly Blow of Wylie, will marry David Dwayne Price of Boyd, son of Rodney and Carla Price of Boyd, on Sept. 27, 2003, at the MD Resort in Aurora. The Rev. Elaine Bussey will officiate.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Hoot and Bonnie Hall of Boyd.

Rainey - Katie Arnold and Chris Rainey
Marriage vows to be exchanged March 15, 2003
Katie Arnold, daughter of David and Maloy Arnold of Flower Mound will marry Chris Rainey, son of Jim and Mary Bea Howard of Decatur and David Rainey and Mary Dodd of Plano, on March 15, 2003, at Trietsch Methodist Church in Flower Mound.
The bride-to-be is a graduate of Texas A&M University. The prospective groom is a graduate of the University of North Texas.

Rasco - Melody Delyn Moody and Mark Wayne Rasco
Marriage vows to be exchanged Sept. 28, 2003
Melody Delyn Moody of Paradise, daughter of Ray and Lois Moody Sr. of Paradise, will marry Mark Wayne Rasco of Springtown, son of Alice Rasco of Springtown, Sept. 28, 2003, at the First Baptist Church of Cottondale. Charles Pugh will officiate.

Rawlings - Jeremy Rawlings and Kathryn Kuzmich
Marriage vows to be exchanged Aug. 2003
Kathryn Ann Kuzmich of Sugar Land, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Kuzmich of Sugar Land, will marry Jeremy Alan Rawlings of Dearborn, Mich., son of Glenda Rawlings of Missouri City and Robert Rawlings of Bastrop, in August of 2003 at the Sugar Land First United Methodist Church.
The bride-elect graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in May with a degree in communication studies and a minor in human relations and business. She pledged Kappa Delta Sorority in 1999 and served as president from spring 2001 to fall 2002. She was also a member of Order of Omega Greek Honor Society and worked as an orientation adviser for three summers. She worked at the freshman admissions office as a student assistant until graduation.
The prospective groom graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in December 2002 with a degree in mechanical engineering. At UT, he was an officer in the Mechanical Engineering Honor Society Pi Tau Sigma where his office was corporate relations. He is a design engineer for Ford Motor Company.
Sunday, July 20, 2003

Read, Bill - Bill and Bobbie Read
Fiftieth wedding anniversary May 10, 2003
Bill and Bobbie Read of Paradise will celebrate their fiftieth wedding anniversary with a reception at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 10, at the First Baptist Church in Cottondale.
Sunday, May 11, 2003

Read, Brad - Karla Carter and Brad Read
Marriage vows to be exchanged Oct. 3, 2003
Karla Carter of Fort Worth, daughter of Douglas and Mary Carter of New Braunfels, will marry Brad Read of Paradise, son of Gary and Ann Read of Chico on Oct. 3, 2003, in Southlake. The Rev. George Steer will officiate.
The bride-elect graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington and is employed by Harris Methodist Hospital in the neuro-intensive care unit.
The prospective groom is a graduate of Tarleton State University and is employed as an environmental consultant with Devon Energy and the Lewisville Fire Department.
Sunday, August 17, 2003

Read, Jackie - Mr. and Mrs. Jackie Read
Fiftieth wedding anniversary July 12, 2003
Jackie and Janice Read of Boyd were to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, July 12, 2003, at the Boyd Community Center. The celebration was to be hosted by their children, Cindy Read of Arlington, Gwende Ruth and husband, Rick, of Boyd, and Jackie Read and wife, Delisa, of Santo. The Reads have three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Jackie and Janice were married July 13, 1953, in Boyd. They owned and operated Read & Bridges Retail Grocery until their retirement in 1976. Janice was a administrative secretary at Boyd School District for 10 years. Jackie is a Korean War veteran. The Reads operate a courier service.
Sunday, July 13, 2003

Remington - Samantha Ann Landers and Matthew David Remington
Marriage vows to be exchanged Nov. 22, 2003
Samantha Ann Landers of Decatur, daughter of Maurice and Berniece Landers of Bridgeport, will marry Matthew David Remington of Fort Worth, son of Dale and Peggy Remington of Ardmore, Okla., at 2 p.m. on Nov. 22, 2003, at Pleasant View Baptist Church in Bridgeport.
A 1998 graduate of Bridgeport High School, the bride elect graduated in 2001 from Texas Woman’s University with a bachelor of science degree. She is a first grade teacher with the Decatur Independent School District.
The prospective groom is a 1996 graduate of Lee High School in Midland and graduated from the University of North Texas in 2001 with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering technology. He is employed by Alliance Surveying in Krum.

Renfro - Sarah Lockwood and Zachary Renfro
Marriage vows to be exchanged June 1, 2003
Sarah Noelle Lockwood, daughter of Mark and Lavonne Lockwood of San Antonio, will marry Zachary Nolen Renfro, son of Sue Sewell and Dr. Fred and Cheryl Renfro of Decatur, on June 1, 2003, at the First United Methodist Church in Decatur.
The bride-elect and prospective groom will graduate from the University of Texas in Austin in May.

Reynolds, Billy - Jennifer Irene Fuester and Billy Reynolds Jr.
Marriage vows to be exchanged Sept. 20, 2003
Jennifer Irene Fuester of Fort Worth, daughter of Chuck and Lynnell Fuester of North Richland Hills, will marry Billy Reynolds Jr., son of Bill and Elizabeth Reynolds of Runaway Bay, on Sept. 20, 2003, at Marty Leonard Community Chapel in Fort Worth.
A graduate of Richland High School in North Richland Hills, the bride-to-be received a bachelor of science degree in advertising/public relations from Texas Christian University in 2001 and is employed in advertising at Radio Shack’s corporate offices in Fort Worth.
The prospective groom graduated from Bridgeport High School and received a bachelor of business administration degree in finance at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls in 1998. He is employed as a buyer/department manager at Radio Shack’s corporate offices in Fort Worth.

Reynolds, Lenard - Christine Steward and Lenard ‘Reyn’ Reynolds
Marriage vows to be exchanged Sept. 27, 2003
Christine Steward of Rhome, daughter of Mike and Dequette Evans of Buna, will marry Lenard “Reyn” Reynolds, son of Roy and Cindy Reynolds of Rhome, on Sept. 27, 2003, at the Church of Christ in Rhome. Roy Deaver will officiate.
The bride-to-be is a graduate of Northwest High School and Med-tech Weatherford College. She is employed at Long Meadows Nursing Home in Justin.
The prospective groom is a graduate of Northwest High School and is self-employed at Master Handypersons in Rhome.
Sunday, August 24, 2003

Righton - Mr. and Mrs. Caesar Righton
Marriage vows exchanged Dec. 15, 2002
Crystal Lynne O’Shields and Caesar Gershom Righton were married Dec. 15, 2002, at Central Fellowship Church in Decatur. Todd Parks of Cornerstone Church officiated the double ring ceremony, and Mike McInerney, the couple’s pre-marital counselor, offered a special prayer.
The bride is the daughter of Mike and Deeann Wood of Decatur and Charles and Debra O’Shields of Perrin.
The groom is the son of Gerald and Janet Righton of the Commonwealth of Dominica.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore an A-line gown of white satin and lace inlaid with pearls and a fingertip-length veil with a pearl and rhinestone tiara. She carried a bouquet of two dozen white Virginia roses with long stems wrapped in satin ribbon, decorated with pearls and accented with holly leaves.
The maid of honor was Cameron Wood of Decatur, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Ashley Davidson of Decatur, Shelley Tefertiller of Alvord and Keely Gage of Decatur. The bride’s attendants wore dark blue satin, floor-length gowns and carried white roses trimmed with blue and white satin ribbons.
The flower girl was Clara O’Shields, daughter of the bride and groom. She wore a floor-length white dress and a rhinestone tiara. The ringbearer was Nate Longino, nephew of the bride.
The best man was Garvii Thomas of Denton. Groomsmen were Chris Christopher, Dale Nesty and Alvin Bruney, all of Denton. Ushers were Hunter Wood and Matthew O’Shields, both brothers of the bride.
Laura Groth was guest book attendant, and Bridgett O’Shields, sister of the bride, handed out rice bags. The Cornerstone Praise Team provided the music. Soloists were Aaron Tefertiller, Lana Boner and Larry Clark.
The bride’s parents hosted a reception following the ceremony. Servers were Laura Martin of Decatur, Lindsay Dyer of Dallas and Shelby Owens of Lubbock.
The groom, who is from Dominica, prepared a traditional island meal for the family members and the wedding party at the rehearsal.
He graduated from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls with a bachelor of science degree in both economics and political science. He is scheduled to graduate with a masters degree in economics in May 2003 from the University of North Texas in Denton. He is currently employed as a teaching fellow and research assistant in the economics department at UNT.
The bride is a 1998 Decatur High School graduate, and she is pursing an economics degree at UNT with an expected graduation date of August 2003. She is employed by UNT in the economics department.
Following a honeymoon at Caesar’s Pocono’s Resort in Pennsylvania, the couple will continue to live in Decatur.

Roberts - Charles ‘Corky’ and Ruby Carolyn Roberts
Twenty-fifth wedding anniversary March 1, 2003
Charles ‘Corky’ and Ruby Carolyn Roberts of Decatur celebrated their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary Feb. 16, 2003, at the Decatur Civic Center with family and friends.
Roberts and the former Ruby Carolyn Stanley were married March 1, 1978, in Weatherford.
Corky has worked at Peterbilt in Denton for 16 years and Carolyn has worked at the Denton State School for more than 15 years.
They have two children, Cristy Gilbert and husband Chase of Decatur and Heath Roberts of Decatur. They have two grandchildren, Baylie and Beck Gilbert.
Sunday, February 23, 2003

Ross - Jacklyn Leah Loy and Charles Jonathan Ross Jr.
Marriage vows to be exchanged Jan. 10, 2004
Jacklyn Leah Loy of Haltom City, daughter of Otis Dan and Nancy Loy of Haltom City, will marry Charles Jonathan Ross Jr. of Decatur, son of Charles and Anita Ross of Decatur, on Jan. 10, 2004, at the First United Methodist Church in Decatur.
A graduate of Haltom High School, the bride elect is a pre-school teacher at the Peanut Gallery in Grapevine.
The prospective groom is a Decatur High School graduate and is attending Lincoln Technical School of Grand Prairie. He is currently employed at Jiffy Lube in North Richland Hills.

Roth - Kassie Lee Patterson and Jessie David Roth
Marriage vows to be exchanged March 22, 2003
Kassie Lee Patterson of Bridgeport will marry Jessie David Roth of Bridgeport March 22, 2003, at First United Methodist Church of Bridgeport. The Rev. Johnny Irish will officiate.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Rick and Debbie Patterson of Paradise. She is a 2000 graduate of Paradise High School and is attending Weatherford College in the Registered Nurse program. She is employed at William K. Clary, Attorney at Law.
The prospective groom is a 2000 graduate of Paradise High School. He works as a gas production operator for Richey Oilfield.
Sunday, March 16, 2003

Salazar - Mr. and Mrs. John Casillas Salazar
Marriage vows exchanged Aug. 31, 2003
Tami Jean Williams and John Casillas Salazar, both of Bridgeport, were married Aug. 31, 2003, in Paradise. Cliff Garces Jr. officiated the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Bobby and Linda Goodknight of Benton, Ark.
The groom is the son of Sonny and Marysue Garces of Paradise.
The bride was escorted by Wally Salazar, and JoAnn Salazar was the maid of honor.

Sanders, Danny - Danny and Nancy Sanders
Twenty-fifth wedding anniversary Dec. 9, 2003
Danny and Nancy Sanders of Chico will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary Dec. 9.
Sanders and the former Nancy Bell were married Dec. 9, 1978, in Clyde. They have three children, Aubrey Blake and husband, David, of Chico, Marshall Sanders of Decatur and Danielle Sanders of Chico.
Danny is a production foreman at Republic Energy.
Nancy owns the fabric store, On Pins and Needles, in Chico.
They are members of Full Life Fellowship Assembly of God in Decatur.
The couple was to renew their vows in front of their children, family and closest friends at A&M Gardens in Azle on Saturday, Dec. 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. Dinner was to follow the ceremony.
Published Sunday, December 7, 2003

Sanders, Rex - Amanda Reed and Rex Sanders
Marriage vows to be exchanged May 17, 2003
Amanda Reed of Fort Worth, granddaughter of Cecil and Bernadine McCleskey of Newark, will marry Rex Sanders of Fort Worth, son of Jacy and Sandra Sanders of Aledo, May 17, 2003, at the Sanders’ home in Aledo. The Rev. Bobby Isbell will officiate.
The bride-elect is a 2002 graduate of Aledo High School and 2002 graduate of Education America with a medical assistant’s degree.
The prospective groom is a 2000 graduate of Aledo High School. He works for his father at S & S Tile.
Sunday, April 27, 2003

Scott - Travis Scott and Jennifer Allen
Marriage vows to be exchanged Aug. 2, 2003
Jennifer Michelle Allen of Lewisville, daughter of Louis and Glenda Allen of Bridgeport, will marry Travis Michael Scott of McKinney, son of David and Jolene Wortham of Allen and Michael and Bonny Scott of Plano, on Aug. 2, 2003, at the First Baptist Church in Bridgeport.
The bride-elect graduated from Bridgeport High School in 1994 and is a 2001 graduate of the University of Arlington School of Nursing where she was a member of Alpha Phi Fraternity. She is employed at Harris Methodist HEB Hospital, specializing in cardiac care.
The prospective groom is a 1992 graduate of Dawson High School and a 2000 graduate of the Computer Learning Center. He is a Microsoft certified systems engineer employed at J.P. Morgan International in Addison.
Sunday, July 6, 2003

Shelton - Sarah Catherine Frahm and Matthew Scott Shelton
Marriage vows to be exchanged June 14, 2003
Sarah Catherine Frahm of Bozeman, Mont. will marry Matthew Scott Shelton of Alvord June 14, 2003, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Bozeman.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Duane and Jeanne Frahm of Bozeman. She graduated from Bozeman High School in 1994 and Cornell College in 1998. She is in her final year at the Univeristy of Iowa College of Dentistry.
The prospective groom is the son of Kenneth and Kandy Shelton of Alvord. He graduated from Alvord High School in 1992, Cornell College in 1996 and the University of Texas School of Law. He recently returned from Kuwait after completing three years of Army service in the Judge Advocate General Corps.
Sunday, March 16, 2003

Shelton(2) - Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Scott Shelton
Marriage vows exchanged June 14, 2003
Sarah Catherine Frahm of Bozeman, Mont., and Matthew Scott Shelton of Alvord were married June 14, 2003, at Bozeman Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Father Leo Proxell officiated the double ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Duane and Jeanne Frahm of Bozeman.
The groom is the son of Kenneth and Kandy Shelton of Alvord.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore a white crepe A-line gown with a chapel length train detailed in pearls and lace. She carried a cascade bouquet of white roses, gardenias and stephanotis.
The maids of honor were the bride’s sisters, Kathryn and Laura Frahm of Bozeman. Bridesmaids were Sara Wessling of Minneapolis and Christina Koch.
Lectors were Amanda Brown of Kyle and Marni Chancelor of Athens. Flower attendant was Linda Zimmer, aunt of the bride and cross bearer was Aaron Zimmer, cousin of bride. Personal attendants were Karey Shelton, sister of the groom and Karissa Numoto.
Best man was Ben Bridgeman of Alvord. Groomsman was David Frahm, brother of bride of Portland, Ore. Ushers were Gentry Capps, nephew of the groom of Pleasant Hill, Ill., and Nathan and Kurtis Chancellor, nephew of the groom of Athens.
Guest book attendant was Olivia Chancellor, niece of the groom of Athens, organist was Lynn Kirtley of Bozeman, cantor was Kevin Spicka of Bozeman and soloists were Jacob and Jeni Heming of Bozeman.
A reception and dinner dance was hosted by the bride’s parents at Gallatin Gateway Inn.
The bride is a 1994 graduate of Bozeman High School, a 1998 graduate of Cornell College and a 2003 graduate of the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. She is employed as a dentist with Curtis and Larson Dental Office in Sleepy Eye, Minn.
The groom is a 1992 graduate of Alvord High School, a 1996 graduate of Cornell College and a 1999 graduate of the University of Texas School of Law. He served as judge advocate general with the United States Army until December 2002 and is employed as an attorney for the law firm of Somsen, Muellar, Lowthar and Franta in New Ulm, Minn.
Following a honeymoon to Jackson Hole, Wyo., the couple live in New Ulm.

Shepherd, Michael - Jennifer Elizabeth Beswick and Michael Joe Shepherd
Marriage vows to be exchanged Oct. 4, 2003
Jennifer Elizabeth Beswick of Colleyville, daughter of Thomas and Cindy Beswick of Colleyville, will marry Michael Joe Shepherd of Bedford, son of Joe and Earlene Shepherd of Bridgeport, at 3 p.m. on Oct. 4, 2003, at Countryside Bible Church in Southlake.
The bride-to-be is a graduate of L.D. Bell High School and Abilene Christian University.
The prospective groom is a graduate of Bridgeport High School and Abilene Christian University.
Sunday, August 24, 2003

Shepherd, W.J. “Jack” - W.J. ‘Jack’ and Lela Shepherd
Sixtieth wedding anniversary June 26, 2003
W.J. “Jack” and Lela Shepherd of Boyd will celebrate their sixtieth wedding anniversary June 26.
Shepherd and the former Lela Pearl Allen were married June 26, 1943, in Loving, Texas. They have three children, Wayne Shepherd and his wife Priscilla of Haslet, Kenneth Shepherd and his wife Dorothy of Boyd and Leann Pierce and her husband R.G. of Fort Worth. They have five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Jack is a dairyman and Lela is a housewife. They are members of First United Methodist Church in Boyd.
Sunday, June 22, 2003

Sheppard - Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Sheppard
Marriage vows exchanged Nov. 30, 2002
Heather D’Ann Phillips and Jimmy Max Sheppard, both of Fort Hood, were married Nov. 30, 2002, at Bible Baptist Church in Bridgeport. The Rev. W.B. Higgins Jr. officiated the double ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Steve and Betty Phillips of The Colony.
The groom is the son of Scott and Joanne Ferrier of Bridgeport and Jeff and Angie Sheppard of Joshua.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore a white, satin dress with a princess cut bodice with pearl inlays and a long train with covered buttons. The veil was two layers with a beaded comb.
The bride carried a hand-tied bouquet of white roses and lilac gladiolas with lavender montecasino and letto.
The maid of honor was Stephanie Phillips of The Colony, sister of the bride. She wore a gown trimmed in rhinestones. Bridesmaids were Jessica Jahn of The Colony and Ashley Phillips of The Colony, sister of the bride. The honor attendants wore long, satin, lilac gowns that were princess cut with matching shawls. They carried bouquets of white roses and lilac gladiolas.
Flower girls were McKenna Munson daughter of Katrina and Tony Munson of Buna. Candlelighters were the mothers of the bride and groom. The ring bearer was Corbin Reid Coleman, son of Rusty and Chasity Coleman of Bridgeport.
The best man was Ryan Scott Ferrier of Bridgeport, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Ryan R. Hayes of Benbrook and Rusty L. Coleman of Bridgeport, brothers-in-law of the groom. Ushers were Bryan Phillips of The Colony, brother of the bride, and David Sullivan of Joshua, step-brother of the groom.
The guest book attendant was Taylor Harris of Rio Vista. The pianist was Becky Phillips of Beaumont, and the soloist was Crystal Kibideaux of Kirbyville .
A reception was given by the couples parents at the Bible Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. Servers were Holly Hayes of Benbrook and Chasity Coleman of Bridgeport, sisters of the groom and Autumn Blankenship of Lewisville, cousin of the groom.
The bride is a 2001 graduate of The Colony High School and is in the U.S. Army military police.
The groom is a 1999 graduate of Bridgeport High School and is a member of the U.S. Army military police.
Following a honeymoon at the Renaissance Worthington Hotel in Fort Worth, the couple live in Killeen.

Silvers - Jenna Featherston and Stacy Silvers
Marriage vows to be exchanged Dec. 20, 2003
Jenna Featherston, daughter of John and Kay Featherston of The Colony, will marry Stacy Silvers, son of Ron and Dena Silvers of Decatur, on Dec. 20, 2003, at The Colony Church of Christ.
The prospective groom is a 1997 graduate of Decatur High School and is attending the University of Texas Medical School.
The bride-elect is a 1997 graduate of Decatur High School and is completing her master’s degree at Texas Woman’s University.

Slocum - Sarah Al-Husaini and James Wayne Slocum Jr.
Marriage vows to be exchanged March 15, 2003
Sarah Al-Husaini, daughter of Pamela Al-Husaini of Alvord and Yousef Al-Husaini of Kuwait, will marry James Wayne Slocum, Jr., son of James Slocum of Poolville and Laura and James Whitley of Saginaw on March 15, 2003, at The Church in Peaster.
The bride-elect is a student at the University of Texas at Arlington and the prospective groom is employed by Tucker Rocky Distributing in Fort Worth.
Sunday, February 23, 2003

Smart - Mr. and Mrs. Mickey Lee Smart
Marriage vows exchanged Nov. 2, 2002
Lacey Skiles of Paradise and Mickey Lee Smart of Paradise were married Nov. 2, 2002, at Corinth Baptist Church. Jeff Tacket officiated the double ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of C.G. and Lesa Skiles of Paradise.
The groom is the son of Pam Smart of Bridgeport and Mickey Smart of Boyd.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless ball gown with a full tulle skirt and a French silk bodice adorned with pearls, crystals, rhinestones and sequins. The veil, made by the bride’s mother, was cathedral length and adorned with 50,000 sequins.
The bride carried a bouquet of 50 white roses with fern, baby’s breath and various greenery.
The maid of honor was Ashley Lain of Paradise, cousin of the bride. Bridesmaids were Trisha Read of Paradise, Nicki Wood of Decatur and Natalie Wood of Decatur. The honor attendants wore black dresses and carried a half dozen white roses.
Flower girl was Emily Young, daughter of Roy and Donna Young of Decatur and ringbearer was Tanner Burks, son of Mark and Rashel Burks of Alvord.
The best man was Matt Rawlings of Boyd. Groomsmen were Hunter Skiles of Paradise, brother of the bride and Tony Shields of Bridgeport. Ushers were JBart Eison of Decatur and Chris Ragle of Paradise.
The guestbook attendant was Leesha Smart of Bridgeport, and the pianist was J.P. Morgan of Flatwood.
A reception was given by the bride’s parents and Tammy Read of Paradise was a server.
The bride is an accountant at DRI Enterprises, and the groom is a technician with Ameritex.
Following a honeymoon to San Antonio, the couple live in Paradise.

Smith, James - Mr. and Mrs. James David Smith
Marriage vows exchanged Jan. 25, 2003
Alicia Joy Morgan, daughter of Darrell and Karen Morgan of Decatur, married James David Smith, son of Ann Smith of North Richland Hills, Jan. 25, 2003, at Wallace Manor in Weatherford the home of the groom’s sister and brother-in-law, Kristi and Marshall Wallace. The ceremony was officiated by Darrell C. Morgan Jr. of Decatur, brother of the bride, and the Rev. Davy Smith, pastor of Bible Way Church of Decatur.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore a white satin empire waist gown with a bow at the waist and a chapel-length train. Her veil was white tulle with a rhinestone tiara. She carried red roses.
Rebekah Kirkland of Boyd was the maid of honor. Aaron Fisher, U.S. Marine, of Weatherford was the best man. Ehlanna Call of Decatur, the bride’s niece, was the flower girl.
The couple reside in North Richland Hills.

Smith, Zack - Katy Harris and Zack Smith
Marriage vows to be exchanged June 28, 2003
Katy Harris of Oklahoma City, daughter of Daniel and Kathryn Harris of Oklahoma City, will marry Zack Smith of Boyd, son of Bill and Jackie Smith of Boyd, on June 28, 2003, in Oklahoma City.
The bride-elect is a senior biology major at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. She works as an intern for Durant Regional Hospital.
The prospective groom is a 1999 graduate of Boyd High School and is a senior at Southeastern Oklahoma State University majoring in education with a coaching emphasis.
Sunday, May 25, 2003

Snowden - Mr. and Mrs. Zachary Lee Snowden
Marriage vows exchanged Aug. 2, 2003
Ginger Lee Marshall and Zachary Lee Snowden, both of Fort Worth, were married Aug. 2, 2003, under a gazebo in Lakeside. The Rev. Jack Harris officiated the double ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Clay and Roberta Marshall of Rhome.
The groom is the son of Charles and Karen Snowden of Haslet.
The bride, escorted by her father, wore a princess style dress of rum pink satin trimmed with roses and beaded straps and a matching crown veil adorned in rum pink satin roses.
The matron of honor was Berkley Marshall of Rhome, sister of the bride, and flower girl was Alexa Marshall of Fort Washington, Md., cousin of the bride.
The best man was Jacob Snowden of Justin, brother of the groom.
A catered, candlelight reception was held by the bride’s parents at Vance Godbey’s.
The bride is a 2001 graduate of Northwest High School and is currently attending Tarrant County College. She is employed by RDO Equipment Company in Fort Worth. The groom is a 2000 graduate of Northwest High School and is employed as a certified welder/fabricator at CL Services in Haslet.
The couple reside in Haslet.

Spencer - Mr. and Mrs. Ricky Lynn Spencer
Marriage vows exchanged July 25, 2003
Tracye Danette McDonald of Keller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eddie McDonald of Bridgeport, and Ricky Lynn Spencer of Coahoma, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Spencer of Roby, were married July 25, 2003, at The Stockyards Wedding Chapel in Fort Worth. Justice of the Peace Quail Dobbs officiated the ceremony.
The bride is the granddaughter of Kathleen McDonald of Bowie, Shirley Utley of Gainesville and Mr. and Mrs. Everett Lee Hicks of Bridgeport.
The groom is the grandson of Mary Spencer of Roby.
The bride was escorted by her father.
The matron of honor was Kathy Johnson of Mansfield. The best man was the groom’s father. The flower girl was Katy Spencer of Roby, the groom’s niece. The house party included Andrea Maxwell of Mansfield, Kellie Procter of Lampasses, Kristye McDonald, sister of the bride, of Gainesville, Jill Avalos of Burleson, Logan Maddera, the bride’s goddaughter of Sherman and Bridget Williams of Bridgeport. The ring bearer was Calvin Spencer of Roby, the groom’s nephew.
A prayer was offered by the groom’s brother, Reggy Spencer of Roby. Ushers included Jeff Whitsett, the bride’s cousin from Houston; Bailey Spencer, the groom’s nephew from Roby and Hunter Johnson from Mansfield.
A reception followed at The Stockman’s Club.
The bride received a bachelor of science degree in education from Tarleton State University and a master of science degree in counseling and development from Texas Woman’s University. She is employed as an elementary counselor for Big Spring ISD. The groom received a bachelor of science degree in agricultural business and a master of science degree in agricultural education from Tarleton State University. He is self-employed.
Following a honeymoon in Las Vegas, the couple reside in Coahoma.
Sunday, August 3, 2003

Stancoven - Amy Nicole Butler and Kevin Mathew Stancoven
Marriage vows to be exchanged March 13, 2004
Amy Nicole Butler of Houston, daughter of Lanny and Liz Butler of Proctor, formerly of Boyd, will marry Kevin Mathew Stancoven, son of George and Bonni Stancoven of Orange, on March 13, 2004, in Stephenville.
A graduate of Boyd High School, the bride-elect graduated from Texas A&M University and attends the University of Texas at Houston Medical School.
The prospective groom is a graduate of Texas A&M University and attends medical school at the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Worth.
Published Sunday, December 7, 2003

Stapleton - Amy Melissa Vorhes and Jim Bob Stapleton
Marriage vows to be exchanged June 7, 2003
Amy Melissa Vorhes of Azle, daughter of Corliss Palmer of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Gary Vorhes of Peyton, Colo., will marry Jim Bob Stapleton of Azle, son of Cindy and Bill Donald of Runaway Bay and James Stapleton of Fort Worth, on June 7, 2003, at The Ranch of Lonesome Dove in Southlake.
The bride-elect graduated from Colorado State University in 1999 with a degree in technical journalism and is employed as media relations manager for the National Cutting Horse Association in Fort Worth.
The prospective groom is a 1997 graduate of Bridgeport High School and is employed by Taylor Trucking and Excavation of Decatur.
Sunday, June 1, 2003

Stevens - JJ Anderson and Brandon Stevens
Marriage vows to be exchanged May 10, 2003
Jacquelyn “JJ” Anderson of Decatur, daughter of Curtis and Margaret Anderson of Decatur, will marry Brandon Galley Stevens of Bridgeport, son of Steve Stevens of Dallas and Beverly Stevens of Fort Worth, May 10, 2003, at Bridgeport Lake. Jason Ewing will officiate.
The bride-elect is a 1997 graduate of Decatur High School and a 2001 graduate of Midwestern State University. She is employed by Wise Regional Health System.
The prospective groom is a 1994 graduate of Bridgeport High School. He attended Midwestern State University and works for American Airlines.
Sunday, March 30, 2003

Stevenson - Lindsey LeeAnne Mosley and Craig Stevenson
Marriage vows to be exchanged Aug. 2, 2003
Lindsey LeeAnne Mosley, daughter of David and Cheryl Mosley, all of Decatur, will marry Craig Stevenson of Decatur, son of Chuck and Donna Stevenson of Harrison, Ark., Aug. 2, 2003, at Eagle Drive Baptist Church in Decatur.
The bride-elect is a 2002 graduate of Decatur High School and a student at North Central Texas College.
The prospective groom is a 1998 graduate of Bellevue High School and is attending Louisiana Baptist University. He is employed at Eagle Drive Baptist Church.

Stevenson(2) - Mr. and Mrs. Craig Stevenson
Marriage vows exchanged Aug. 2, 2003
Lindsey Lee Anne Mosley and Craig Stevenson, both of Decatur, were married Aug. 2, 2003, at Eagle Drive Baptist Church in Decatur. The Rev. Don Spain, grandfather of the bride, and Dr. Chuck Stevenson, father of the groom, officiated the double ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of David and Cheryl Mosley of Decatur.
The groom is the son of Chuck and Donna Stevenson of Bergman, Ark.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless gown with a beaded, fitted bodice made of white satin and a ballroom skirt with multiple layers of tulle and white satin. The triple-layered tulle veil was elbow length with a jeweled tiara.
The bride carried a bouquet of callalilies, purple hydrangeas and yellow orchids.
The maid of honor was Lyndi Fennell of Decatur. Bridesmaid was Jennifer Spain of Decatur, cousin of the bride, and junior bridesmaid was Shelby Whitten of Houston, niece of the groom. The honor attendants wore two-piece purple satin dresses and carried three callalilies tied with a yellow ribbon.
The best man was Bart Mosley of Decatur, brother of the bride. Groomsman was Joe Merritt of Alvord, and junior groomsman was Kris Spain of Decatur, cousin of the bride. Ushers were Scott Mosley of Decatur, brother of the bride, Jeremy House of Decatur, David Kennedy of Houston, brother-in-law of the groom, and Geoff Landry of Shreveport, La.
The guestbook attendants were Claire and Meredith Mosley of Coppell, and the pianist was Sue Harris of Decatur.
A reception was given by the bride’s parents at the Decatur school district’s multi-purpose building. Servers were Rayanna Terrell of Decatur, cousin of the bride, April Homer of Cottondale, cousin of the bride, Stacey Whitten of Houston, sister of the groom, Tami Kennedy of Houston, sister of the groom, and Rayna Spain of Decatur, aunt of the bride.
The bride is a 2002 graduate of Decatur High School and attends Odessa College. The groom is a 1998 graduate of Bellevue High School, a 2003 graduate of Louisiana Baptist University and is employed at University Heights Baptist Church in Odessa.
Following a honeymoon in Orlando, Fla., the couple will live in Odessa.
Sunday, August 17, 2003

Steward - Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Eugene Steward II
Marriage vows exchanged May 24, 2003
Tammy Faye Williams and Raymond Eugene Steward II, both of Azle, were married May 24, 2003, at Trinity Park in Fort Worth in a double ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Jack Williams of Azle.
The groom is the son of Mike and Dequette Moreland Evans of Buna.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore a white silk dress with lace, seed pearls and opulescent sequins on the bodice with a princess neck and waistline and cathedral-length train. The bride’s headpiece was a halo of seed pearls with a fingertip veil.
The bride carried a bouquet of white and deep purple roses and lavender orchids accented with pearl sprays and lavender fern.
Bridesmaids wore a deep purple silk, floor-length dress while the matron wore a teal silk, floor-length dress. They carried a bouquet of deep purple roses and white orchids.
Flower girl was Daisy Marie White, daughter of David Steward of Rhome and niece of the groom. Ringbearer was Dylan Matthew Williams, son of the bride.
The best man was David Steward of Rhome, brother of the groom. Groomsman was John Wyatt of Azle.
A reception was held at Trinity Park in Fort Worth.
The bride is a graduate of Azle High School and attends Tarrant County College. She is employed at Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth. The groom is a graduate of Yale High School in Springtown and is employed at STS Inc. in Denton.
Following a honeymoon in Corpus Christi, the couple live in Azle.
Sunday, August 24, 2003

Stewart - Mr. and Mrs. Hollis Stewart
Fiftieth wedding anniversary Sept. 20, 2003
Mr. and Mrs. Hollis Stewart of Decatur will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception at the Living Word Assembly of God Church in Alvord Sept. 20, 2003, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
All of their friends are invited.
The couple were married at the home of Rev. Jack Morgan, in Grand Prairie.
Pearlie Jean Clowson Stewart is retired from the Dallas County Tax Office.
Hollis Leon Stewart, an Air Force veteran, is retired from Trailway-Greyhound Bus Lines and is currently working for Cross Timbers Ranch in Decatur.
The couple has two children, Robert Earl Stewart and Barbara Stewart Moore both of Grand Prairie. They also have three grandchildren, Chadwick, Elisha and Heather of Grand Prairie.

Suter - Mr. and Mrs. C.W. Suter
Sixtieth wedding anniversary Sept. 17, 2003
C.W. and Jean Suter of Decatur will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Sunday at a party at their home at 2 p.m. hosted by their daughters.
Chuck “C.W.” Suter and the former Dollie Imogene Jackson were married Sept. 17, 1943, in Wichita Falls.
He is retired from Bell Helicopter. She is retired from Larch Westway.
He is also a retired Baptist pastor. The couple are members of Immanuel Baptist Church.
They have three daughters, Connie Jones of Newcastle and Glenda Perkins and Beverly Coffey of Decatur.
The couple also has nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Swofford - Aleshia Sydow and Clifton
Marriage vows to be exchanged April 12, 2003
Aleshia Lea Sydow of Boyd, daughter of Kay Payne of Boyd and the late Buddy Sydow, will marry Clifton Jon Swofford of Buffalo, son of Lynn Swofford of Henderson County and Betsy Swofford of Montague, on April 12, 2003, at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Decatur.
The bride-elect is a 1993 graduate of Alvord High School and is employed by Victor Equipment in Denton. The prospective groom is a 1997 graduate of Sam Houston State University and is employed with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department as a state game warden.
The couple plans to live in Buffalo.
Sunday, March 2, 2003

Swofford(2) - Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Joe Swofford
Marriage vows exchanged April 12, 2003
Aleshia Lea Sydow of Boyd, daughter of Jerry and Kay Payne of Boyd and the late Buddy H. Sydow, and Clifton Jon Swofford of Decatur, son of Lynn and Francis Swofford of Trinidad and Eddie and Betsy Fenoglio of Montague, were married April 12, 2003, at Corner Stone Baptist Church in Decatur. The Rev. Raymond Johns officiated.
The bride was given in marriage by her mother, brother and sister and escorted by her brother, Stan Sydow.
The matron of honor was the sister of the bride, Kimberly Nelson. Bridesmaids were Linda Bryan, Karey Shelton, Terri Johnson, Cristy Sydow, Kirstie Ledet and Aliza Cortez.
Flower girls were Ashley Sydow and Jessica Nelson, nieces of the bride.
Dial Swofford was his brother’s best man. Groomsmen were Eric Huff, Mark Hammonds, Mark Adams and Bryce Swofford.
The ring bearer was nephew of the groom, Caleb Swofford.
Ushers were John Thorne, Chris Hughes and Chris Petty.
Ryan Cunnius and Kristyn Furlong each performed musical solos. A single maroon candle was placed in memory of the bride’s father and “12th Man.”
Family, friends and special guests from Germany attended the reception in the church fellowship hall.
The bride is a graduate of Alvord High School and is studying to become a registered nurse.
The groom is a graduate of Stephen F. Austin University and is employed by Texas Parks and Wildlife as a game warden.
The couple honeymooned in Crested Butte, Colo. and resides in Buffalo.
Sunday, June 22, 2003

Tallmon - Mr. and Mrs. Eric Tallmon
Marriage vows exchanged July 12, 2003
Carol Kennedy and Eric Tallmon, both of Abilene, were united in marriage July 12, 2003 at 8 p.m. at Glen Garden Country Club in Fort Worth.
A reception followed at the club.
The bride is the daughter of Betty Kennedy of Wellington, Texas.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Tallmon of Weatherford and Mrs. and Mrs. Charlie McCallum of Boyd.
After a trip to Las Vegas, the couple resides in Abilene where the bride is a pharmacist with Eckerd’s and the groom is associated with Diamond Back Country Club.

Tiller - Joshua Tiller and Krista Rogers
Marriage vows to be exchanged May 24, 2003
Krista Lee Rogers, daughter of Steve and Donna Rogers of Andrews, will marry Joshua Lee Tiller, son of Vickie Scheller of Chico, May 24, 2003, at First Baptist Church Chapel in Andrews. Michael Whittle will officiate.
The bride-elect is a 1999 graduate of Andrews High School and will complete a degree in respiratory care at Midwestern State University in May. She is a member of Lambda Beta Society and Alpha Chi Sorority.
The prospective groom graduated from Chico High School in 1999 and attends Midwestern State University where he is a member of Mortar Board and Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society.
Sunday, March 23, 2003

Tiller(2) - Mr. and Mrs. Josh Tiller
Marriage vows exchanged May 24, 2003
Krista Rodgers of Andrews, daughter of Steve and Donna Rodgers of Andrews, and Josh Tiller of Chico, son of Vicki Scheller of Chico, were married May 24, 2003, at the First Baptist Church Chapel in Andrews. The Rev. Michael Whittle, youth minister of First Baptist Church of Maybank, officiated the ceremony. The prayer was offered by Doug Kello, education minister of First Baptist Church in Andrews.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore a white satin gown with pearl embroidered bodice and hemline. The cathedral-length train featured bugle beads and seed pearls in a swirl design. The veil was double layered with seed pearl edging along with a flower and pearl tiara. The bride carried a clutch bouquet featuring yellow roses and periwinkle statice.
The matron of honor was Jennifer Huddleston, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Melissa Wood and Jennifer Scheller, sister of the groom.
The best man was Jeremy Tiller, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Joseph Scheller and Jeffery Scheller, brothers of the groom.
The flower girls were Madeline Hamner and Mallory Renner, cousins of the groom. Ring bearer was Dylan Waldrip, cousin of the groom. Candlelighter was Blake Waldrip, cousin of the groom.
Ushers were William Renner and Travis Renner, cousins of the groom. Guestbook attendant was Kristy Gray.
Musicians were Andrews Huddleston on trombone, brother-in-law of the bride, Vlinda Link on the piano, and Matt DesAutels, vocalist.
Serving at the reception following the ceremony were Laura Bentley, Jennifer Reeves, Brooke Veigl and Brenda Wood. The groom’s cake was provided by Tiffany Renner, cousin of the groom.
The bride is the granddaughter of Glenna Carr and Newt and Lil Rogers of Andrews.
The groom is the grandson of Omar and Alice Tiller of Chico.
The couple traveled to San Antonio for a wedding trip and reside in Wichita Falls.
Sunday, July 6, 2003

Tinney - Mr. and Mrs. Freddie Lee Tinney
Marriage vows exchanged Jan. 26, 2003
Jackie Sue Cooper and Freddie Lee Tinney, both of Springtown were married Jan. 26, 2003, in the Springtown Baptist Temple. The Rev. George White officiated the double ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Elizabeth Cooper of Azle and Jack and Jeannie Cooper of Ft. Worth.
The matron of honor was the bride’s daughter, Jackie Jackson of Ft. Worth and best man was Leon Henderson of Weatherford.
The bride’s children and their spouses in attendance included Joseph and Theresa Long of Azle, Adam and Heather Long of Colorado Springs and Glen and Jackie Jackson of Ft. Worth.
The groom’s family in attendance included son Lee Tinney of Bridgeport, daughters Tammy Tinney of Weatherford, Monica Vanremmen and husband Travis of Stephenville, grandson Brady Tole of Weatherford and granddaughters Rebecca and Sarah Vanremmen of Stephenville.
The couple reside in Springtown.
Sunday, March 16, 2003

Toller - Mr. and Mrs. Michael Toller
Marriage vows exchanged Nov. 30, 2002
Paula-Beth Rutherford of Decatur and Michael Shea Toller of Macomb, Ill., were married Nov. 30, 2002, at Central Fellowship Church in Decatur. The ceremony was hosted by Community Baptist Church in Decatur. The Rev. Chris Wann officiated the double-ring ceremony. The charge was given by the Rev. Larry Toller, and the prayer was given by the Rev. John Redfearn.
The bride is the daughter of Billy and Paula Rutherford of Decatur.
The groom is the son of Larry and Kenett Toller of Springfield, Ill.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore a Basque ball gown accentuated by rows of pearls and lace appliqués on a tulle overlay, highlighted by a key-hole opening, covered buttons and three satin roses at the waistline. She also wore white, opera-length gloves and a pearl and rhinestone tiara with a fingertip veil of illusion lace.
The bride carried a cascading bouquet of Orlando pink roses, mint green calla lilies and Orlando pink gladiolas.
Maids of honor were Sandy Kim and Susie Findlater of Fullerton, Calif. Bridesmaids were Tara Townsend of Alvord, Andrea Morris of Bridgeport, Betsy Moore of Bowie, cousin of the bride; Emily “Emma” Rutherford of Decatur, sister-in-law of the bride; and Elizabeth ‘Lizzy’ Xiques of Heber Springs, Ark. Rebekah Toller of Springfield, Ill., sister of the groom, was a junior bridesmaid and flower girl.
The bride’s attendants wore black Georgette gowns with flowing neck scarves, black opera-length gloves and carried arm bouquets of Orlando pink gladiolas.
The best man was Wes Toller of Odessa, uncle of the groom. Groomsmen were Kaleb Rutherford of Decatur, brother of the bride; Joey Licklinder of Arkadelphia, Ark., Joel Hartling of Olive Branch, Miss., Don Guthrie of El Dorado, Ark., and Jim Sanders of El Dorado. Chris Toller of Odessa, cousin of the groom, was a junior groomsman and ring bearer.
Kory Morris of Bridgeport and Cortne Toller of Odessa were candle lighters. Ushers were Ryan Huling of Decatur, Chris Morgan of El Dorado, Ark., and Drew and Jared Nixon of Broken Arrow, Okla. Pianist was Amy Price of McKinney. Chelsea Miller, Abby Horner, Ashley Tice and Jennifer Lackey, all of Decatur, attended the guest book and distributed programs.
The bride’s parents gave a reception at Central Fellowship Church. Servers were Donna Bean, Gena Steelman, Cindy Poore, Amanda and Rosalinda Scott, Sheri Huling, Peggy Morris, Peggy Tice and Amanda and Laura Toller.
The groom is a graduate of Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Ark., and is a youth minister in Macomb, Ill., and Baptist Collegiate Minister at Western Illinios University. The bride also attended Ouachita Baptist University, and she will enroll in Western Illinois University in the fall.
The couple honeymooned in Herman Hills and Branson, Mo., and reside in Macomb, Ill.

Wallace - Callie Watts and Rod Wallace
Marriage vows to be exchanged May 10, 2003
Callie Watts of Alvord, daughter of Mike and Naomi Watts of Alvord, will marry Rod Wallace of San Antonio May 10, 2003, at The Club at Runaway Bay.
The bride-elect is a legal assistant at Simpson and Boyd in Decatur. The prospective groom is vice president and general manager of TecStar Manufacturing Group in San Antonio.
Sunday, April 20, 2003

Washburn - Melissa Frances Coble and Joshua Obadiah Washburn
Marriage vows to be exchanged April 12, 2003
Melissa Frances Coble of Fort Worth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Coble Jr. of Chico, will marry Joshua Obadiah Washburn of The Colony, son of Mr. and Mrs. Randall Washburn of The Colony, April 12, 2003, at the First Baptist Church in Chico. A reception will follow at the church.
The bride-elect is a project manager with Woodard Builders Supply in Fort Worth.
The prospective groom is a draftsman for Hunt and Joiner in Dallas.

Watts - Shemane Nicole Biediger and Daniel Watts
Marriage vows to be exchanged June 14, 2003
Shemane Nicole Biediger, daughter of Robert and Gloria Biediger of Alvord, will marry Daniel Watts, son of Mike and Naomi Watts of Alvord on June 14, 2003, at the home of James and Paige Haynes in Decatur.
The prospective bride is a 1998 graduate of Mansfield High School. Watts is a 1988 graduate of Alvord High School and is the owner/operator of The Gym in Bridgeport.
Sunday, June 1, 2003

Whitehead - Christie Blevins and Justin Whitehead
Marriage vows to be exchanged Sept. 14, 2003
Christie Michelle Blevins of Decatur, daughter of Raymond and Carrie Blevins of Decatur will marry Justin Duwayne Whitehead of Decatur, son of Donna and Billy Caraway of Decatur and Tim and Cindy Whitehead of Bridgeport Sept. 14, 2003, at Decatur Baptist Church. Bill Hughes will officiate.
The bride-elect is a 2001 graduate of Decatur High School, is enrolled part-time at California College of Health Sciences and is the coordinator of corporate services for Wise Regional Health System.
The prospective groom is a 2003 graduate of Cates High School, plans to attend Weatherford College and works for W&M Construction.
Sunday, May 25, 2003

Whitham - Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Whitham
Marriage vows exchanged May 24, 2003
Nicholas Whitham of Dallas, son of Marcy and Rusty Perrin of Decatur and Bill Whitham of Grapevine, married Cecilia Vasicek, daughter of Emil and Cecelia Vasicek of Industry May 24, 2003, at All Faith’s Chapel at Texas A&M University in College Station.
The groom is a 2000 graduate of Texas A&M University and is in graduate school at UT Southwestern in Dallas pursuing a doctorate in cell and molecular biology.
The bride is a 2002 graduate of Texas A&M University with a degree in biology.
The couple will reside in Dallas.

Williams, Carey - Mr. and Mrs. Carey Kenyon Williams
Marriage vows exchanged Jan. 25, 2003
Amanda Lee Mason, daughter of Charley and Elaine Mason of Argyle, married Carey Kenyon Williams of Decatur, son of Tommy and Virginia Williams of Decatur, at Grand Traditions in Denton Jan. 25, 2003.The Rev. Ken May, pastor of First Baptist Church in Decatur, officiated the double ring ceremony.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore a pearl and beaded white, satin, princess line, strapless gown and carried white roses.
Tricia Palmer of Sanger was the maid of honor. She wore a black and white evening gown and carried red roses. Sarah Bock, daughter of Steve and Stacy Bock, the bride’s aunt and uncle of Richardson, was the flower girl. Kristen Williams, daughter of the groom, was guest book attendant. Colby Williams of Decatur, the groom’s son, was best man.
Scott and Nancy Boyd of Decatur sang, and Jerry Branch of Coleman played the guitar.
A reception followed the ceremony at Grand Traditions.
Following a cruise to Key West, Belize and Cozumel, the couple reside in Decatur.
The bride attended Denton High School and the University of Texas at Dallas. She is employed with CSX Lines of Dallas.
The groom is a lifetime resident of Decatur and graduate of Decatur High School. He is employed as executive manager at James Wood Motors in Decatur.

Williams, David - Rachel Elaine Trotter and David Allen Williams
Marriage vows to be exchanged May 31, 2003
Rachel Elaine Trotter of Paradise, daughter of Dwight and Robin Trotter of Paradise, will marry David Allen Williams of North Richland Hills, son of Don and Rhonda Schraub of North Richland Hills and Larry Williams of Colleyville, May 31, 2003, at the River of Life Church in Decatur. Greg Mohr will officiate.
The bride-elect is a 2001 graduate of Paradise High School. The prospective groom is a 2000 graduate of Birdville High School. He is serving as an Airman First Class in the United States Air Force.

Williams, Kendall - Kendall James Williams and Heather Dawn Stephens
Marriage vows to be exchanged June 28, 2003
Heather Dawn Stephens, daughter of Angela Pollard and Russell Stephens, both of Decatur, will marry Kendall James Williams, son of Larry and Sondra Williams of Colorado City, June 28, 2003, at the Stockyards Wedding Chapel in Fort Worth. A reception will follow at the New Frontier Reception Parlor.
The bride-elect is a 2001 graduate of Decatur High School and will graduate from massage therapy school in July.
The prospective groom is a 1998 graduate of Colorado City High School and attended Western Texas College. He is employed with Fluor.

Williams, Richard - Richard and Lois Williams
Fiftieth wedding anniversary Jan. 3, 2003
Richard and Lois Williams celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary Jan. 4 with a surprise reception in the fellowship hall at Calvary Baptist Church in Decatur.
Williams and the former Lois Edwards were married Jan. 3, 1953, at the First United Methodist Church in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., by the Rev. Paul Hayden. They moved from New York to Montclair, Calif., in 1963 and to Decatur in 1980.
They have four children, Gerald Williams and his wife Janice of Montclair, Calif.; Gary Williams and wife Gail of Jerico Springs, Mo.; Gail Thomas and husband Robert of Clovis, N.M., and Becky Gamm and husband Jeff of Decatur.
The couple has nine grandchildren, Elaine Youngman and husband Matt of Maryland; Angela Williams of Kentucky ; Kimberly, Chelsea and Jimmy Thomas of New Mexico; Austin and Dakota Williams of Missouri and Ashley and Bradley Gamm of Decatur.
After Dick retired from Poco Graphite in June 1997 and Lois from the Decatur Public Library in 1998, the couple moved to their farm in Jerico Springs, where Dick raises cattle.

Wilson - Leah Michelle Wood and Joey Levi Wilson
Marriage vows to be exchanged June 7, 2003
Leah Michelle Wood of Decatur, daughter of Kelli and George Weatherly of Chico and Craig Wood of Bridgeport, will marry Joey Levi Wilson of Decatur, son of Deanna and Ron Wilson of Chico, on June 7, 2003, at Crafton Baptist Church. Kenneth Wood will officiate.
A graduate of Chico High School, the bride-to-be attended Universal Technical Institute of Houston and is employed by Peterbilt in Denton.
The prospective groom is a Bridgeport High School graduate and works for Stevens Street Grill in Bridgeport.
Sunday, June 1, 2003

Wolfe - Charles and Henry Jeanne Wolfe
Fiftieth wedding anniversary Jan. 19, 2003
Charles and Henry Jeanne Wolfe celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary March 7, 2003.
They are lifelong residents of Wise County, were married in Weatherford, and have lived in Boyd all their married life.
They have three children, Steve Wolfe, Jon Wolfe and Noelle Holmes; one grandson, Chris Wolfe and two great-grandsons, Lone and Dakota.
A reception will honor the couple on March 15, 2 to 5 p.m. at the Boyd Community Center. The couple requests no gifts.
Sunday, March 9, 2003

Zelaya - Casey Page Felts and Jorge Zelaya
Marriage vows to be exchanged Feb. 15, 2003
Casey Page Felts of Lawton, Okla., daughter of Anthony K. Felts Sr. of Tucson, Ariz., and Deborah F. Sturtevant of Decatur, will marry Staff Sgt. Jorge Zelaya of Lawton, Okla., Feb. 15, 2003, at the Historical 1889 Chapel in Decatur.
The couple plan to reside in Lawton, Okla., where they are both stationed at Fort Sill in the U.S. Army.