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Mahan - Maggie Wilson Zamzow and Colt Mahan
Published Saturday, March 15, 2014
Maggie Wilson Zamzow of McKinney, daughter of Lisa Zamzow of Decatur and the late Paul Zamzow, will marry Colt Mahan of Justin, son of Dwayne and Susan Mahan of Roanoke, May 3, 2014, in Roanoke.
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Maggie Wilson Zamzow and Colt Mahan
Pastor Bill Ramsey of The Met in Keller will officiate.
The bride-elect graduated from Decatur High School in 2004. She is a full-time dental hygiene student at Collin College.
The prospective groom graduated from Keller High School in 2004 and University of North Texas in 2008 with a business degree.
He works for Dwayne’s Outdoor Concepts and Jack Edson Real Estate.

Mann - Keenan Nicole Palmer and Ryan Alexander Mann
Published Saturday, December 20, 2014
Keenan Nicole Palmer of Denton, daughter of Scott and Victoria Palmer of Friendswood, will marry Ryan Alexander Mann of Lewisville, son of Rick and Claire Mann of Friendswood, Jan. 31, 2015, at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Houston.
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Keenan Nicole Palmer and Ryan Alexander Mann
Bishop George Sheltz will officiate.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Lavell Mann of Decatur.

Manuel (1) - Amanda Kay Largent and Arthur Wayne Manuel
Published Saturday, June 14, 2014
Amanda Kay Largent of Bridgeport, daughter of Ray and Debora Pryor of Chico and the late Jerry Largent, will marry Arthur Wayne Manuel of Bridgeport, son of Luke and Beth Manuel of Kaufman, July 12, 2014, in Alvord.
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Amanda Kay Largent and Arthur Wayne Manuel
Apostle Quint Burks with New Vision Ministries will officiate.
The bride-elect attended Chico High School. She works for Wal-Mart.
The prospective groom attended Bridgeport High School, the Art Institute of Dallas and Weatherford College. He works for Wagging Tails Pet Salon.

Manuel (2) - Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wayne Manuel
Published Saturday, September 6, 2014
Amanda Kay Largent and Arthur Wayne Manuel, of Bridgeport, were married July 12, 2014, at New Vision Ministries in Alvord.
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Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wayne Manuel
Apostle Quint Burks officiated the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Debora and Ray Pryor of Chico and the late Jerry Largent.
The groom is the son of Luke and Beth Manuel of Kaufman and the late Cynthia Pauline Manuel.
Escorted by her brothers, Jesse Danny and Thomas Largent of Chico, the bride wore a floor-length, ivory chiffon gown from David’s Bridal that featured a v-neckline adorned with diamonds. She wore white lavender and green flowers in her hair and carried a bouquet of white lilies and purple and green roses.
Matron of honor was Sarena Pinneke and maid of honor, Dena Lee. Nikki Harris served as bridesmaid.
Bridal attendants wore lime-green, floor-length chiffon gowns that featured a sweetheart neckline and diamonds on the side.
Flower girls were Fiona Manuel, the groom’s daughter; Riley Pinneke, daughter of Sarena and Mark Pinneke; and Monica King, daughter of Dena Lee and Mark King.
Candlelighters were Debora Pryor, the bride’s mother, and Rosie Cannon, the groom’s grandmother.
Ringbearer was Kayden Pinneke, son of Sarena and Mark Pinneke.
Best man was Luke Manuel, and Mark Pinneke and Randy White served as groomsmen.
Paul Pinneke and Jacob Lee served as ushers.
Guestbook attendant was Lisa Chaney, and Donna Moody was the soloist.
A reception was held at the New Vision Ministries receptions hall.
The bride attended Chico High School and is self-employed.
The groom attended Bridgeport High School, Sheppard Air Force Base and the Art Institute of Dallas. He is currently attending Weatherford College Wise County and is also self-employed.

Maples - Fred and Trumanell Maples
Published Saturday, March 8, 2014
Fred and Trumanell Maples of Decatur celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary March 10, 2014.
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Fred and Trumanell Maples
Fred and the former Trumanell Burgess were married March 10, 1974, at the First Baptist Church of Decatur.
Their children are James and Tara Maples of North Richland Hills. Grandchildren are Weston and Eli Maples.
Fred is a retired teacher and coach. He serves in various church and community organizations and enjoys golfing and working on his farm.
Trumanell teaches library sciences at Texas Woman’s University. She is a member of various church committees, the Decatur Junior Woman’s Club, the Wise County Retired Teachers Association and Investment Club. She enjoys spending time with her grandsons.
The couple are members of First United Methodist Church of Decatur.

McGregor (1) - Jo-Anna Elisabeth Davie and Jordan Scott McGregor
Published Saturday, June 7, 2014
Jo-Anna Elisabeth Davie of London, United Kingdom, daughter of Rita and John Davie of Nottingham, will marry Jordan Scott McGregor of London, UK, son of Scott and Tammy McGregor of Decatur, Aug. 2, 2014, at St. Wilfrid Church in Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottingham.

Jo-Anna Elisabeth Davie and Jordan Scott McGregor
The Rev. Sam Pollard will officiate, and a reception will follow at Newstead Abbey.
The bride-elect graduated with honors from the Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance in 2010, with a bachelor’s degree in dance; and in 2007, she graduated from Tring Park Arts Educational School.
She is a dancer and model with the London Ballet Co.
The prospective groom graduated with honors from the University of North Texas with a BBA in finance.
He entered into the master’s program at the University of Oklahoma, receiving the Dunham Scholarship, and attended the London School of Economics in Advanced Corporate Finance in England and the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad, India.
In 2011, he graduated with a MBA from OU. Jordan is employed as a financial analyst for AEG Live in London.

McGregor (2) - Mr. and Mrs. Jordan Scott McGregor
Published Saturday, August 23, 2014
Jo-Anna Elisabeth Davie and Jordan Scott McGregor of London, England, were married Aug. 2, at St. Wilfrid’s Church in Nottingham.
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Mr. and Mrs. Jordan Scott McGregor
The Rev. Sam Pollard of the Church of England officiated the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of John and Rita Davie of Kirkby-in-Ashfield, England.
The groom is the son of Scott and Tammy McGregor of Decatur.
Escorted by her brother, Christopher Davie of Kirkby-in-Ashfield, the bride wore an off-white Jenny by Pronovias dress and gold Julian McDonald shoes, She carried a bouquet of cream roses, lilies and blue cornflowers.
Maid of honor was Portia Van De Braam of London. Bridesmaids included the bride’s sisters Lauren Davie and Sarah Davie, Roanne Walker and Lily Bickley, all of Kirkby-in-Ashfield.
Bridal attendants wore royal-blue dresses with cream bows and carried bouquets of cream roses.
Best man was Samuel McGregor, brother of the groom, of Decatur. Groomsmen were Paul Ables of Lubbock, Adam Sewell of Lincoln, England, Brian DeShazer of Norman, Okla., and Christopher Davie.
Pianist was the maid of honor.
Soloist was Amelia Leon of Birmingham, England.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Newstead Abbey in Nottingham.
Following a wedding trip to Zanzibar, Tanzania, Africa, the couple live in London.
The bride attended The Arts Educational School in Tring Park, England, and earned a bachelor’s degree with honors in ballet and contemporary dance from Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance.
She works for the The London Ballet Co.
The groom attended Weatherford College Wise County and graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of North Texas.
He studied advanced corporate finance at the London School of Economics and earned a master’s in business administration from the University of Oklahoma.
He is the finance manager for AEG Live UK in London.

Moore - Mr. and Mrs. Roger Wilson Moore
Published Saturday, August 16, 2014
Casey Marie Runkey of Napa, Calif., and Roger Wilson Moore of Chico were married July 19, 2014, at Vintner Golf Club in Yountville, Calif.
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Mr. and Mrs. Roger Wilson Moore
The bride is the daughter of Debbie and Phil Runkey of Napa.
The groom is the son of Travis Moore of Chico and Shelley Moore of San Marcos.
Maid of Honor was Lindsay Mac-Lean.
Best Man was the groom’s father.
They couple had a week-long honeymoon Oahu, Hawaii. They will live in San Diego, where Roger will be stationed in June 2015. Casey will meet him there upon graduating from Syracuse University College of Law.
The bride earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of California at San Diego in 2012.
The prospective groom graduated from Chico High School in 2008 and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. He is stationed at Kaneohe Bay, Oahu.

Mosley - Ray and Rheta Mosley
Published Saturday, May 3, 2014
Ray and Rheta Mosley of Decatur celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary May 2, 2014.
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Ray and Rheta Mosley
Ray and the former Rheta Trotter were married May 2, 1964, at Bell Baptist Church.
Their children are Rayanna Terrell and husband, Tim, and Ron Mosley and wife, Diana, of Decatur. They also have four grandchildren.
Ray works for Decatur ISD.
Rheta is retired.

Muehlstein - Mr. and Mrs. Garrett Daniel Muehlstein
Published Saturday, March 29, 2014
Karis Ann Kuykendall and Garrett Daniel Muehlstein of Decatur were married Feb. 15, 2014, at The Prado at Balboa Park in San Diego, Calif.
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Mr. and Mrs. Garrett Daniel Muehlstein
William Smith officiated the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of TJ and Vicky Kuykendall of Decatur.
The groom is the son of Aaron and Julie Muehlstein of Decatur.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless, satin trumpet gown with lace applique and a single-tier, mid-length veil. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of ivory vendella roses accented with cream alstromeria and cream ranunculus.
Maid of honor was Hilary Kuykendall, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Holly Harrison; Marissa Muehlstein, sister of the groom; and Abby Chambless.
They wore black, cocktail-length dresses and carried hand-tied bouquets of red freedom roses.
Best man was Grayson Muehlstein, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Chris Saunders; Jake Walker, cousin of the groom; and Kyle Boespflug.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held at The Alhambra Room at The Prado at Balboa Park.
The couple live in Twentynine Palms, Calif.
The bride attended Decatur High School and Tarleton State University.
The groom graduated from Decatur High School. He is in the United States Marine Corps.

Park - Sarah Elizabeth Boorman and Richard Zane Park
Published Saturday, February 8, 2014
Sarah Elizabeth Boorman of Keller will marry Richard Zane Park of Keller May 24, 2014, at Flying V Ranch in Decatur.
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Sarah Elizabeth Boorman and Richard Zane Park
Chuck Shackleford will officiate.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Debra and Gary Pennington of Fort Worth and Stephen and Bonnie Boorman of Winnsboro.
She graduated from Winnsboro High School in 2007 and the University of North Texas with a degree in psychology in 2012. She works for The Texas Spine Institute in Southlake.
The prospective groom is the son of David and Michelle Park of Decatur.
He graduated from Decatur High School in 2004 and attended “Ole Miss” (University of Mississippi). He works for ProComputing in Grapevine.

Parker - Michelle Thomas and Charles Parker
Published Saturday, March 1, 2014
Michelle Thomas of Boyd will marry Charles Parker, son of Darold and Charla Parker of Boyd, May 25, 2014, in Paradise.
Justice of the Peace Mandy Hays will officiate.
The prospective groom works for Parker Electric. He is also involved in the Boyd Youth Association.
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Michelle Thomas and Charles Parker

Peace - Ben and Barbara Peace
Published Saturday, March 1, 2014
Ben and Barbara Peace of Alvord will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 2, at the church where they were wed and are members, First Baptist Church of Alvord.
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Ben and Barbara Peace
Ben and the former Barbara Rice were married March 6, 1964.
They have one son, Dean Peace and wife, Lei Ann, of Alvord; and a grandson, Lane, a senior at Alvord High School.
Ben and his son own 5P Welding Inc. in Decatur.
Barbara is retired.

Perkins - Al and Wanda Perkins
Published Saturday, June 7, 2014
Al and Wanda Perkins of Decatur are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary with a reception June 7 at the Decatur Civic Center.
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Al and Wanda Perkins
The celebration is hosted by their children – Drew and Shannon Perkins, Lisa and Claude Miller and Patrice and Mark McGrath.
Al and the former Wanda Gulley were married June 1, 1954, at the Kamay Church of Christ in Kamay.
Al retired in 1987 after 31 years at General Motors.
Wanda was a homemaker and also worked several years as a secretary for S&H Green Stamps.
They have eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Al and Wanda enjoy RV traveling to places such as Oregon and Colorado.

Pewitt - Heather Emily Delano and Kristof Martin Pewitt
Published Saturday, September 20, 2014
Heather Emily Delano of Decatur, daughter of Allen Delano of Haslet and Lucy Farris of Krum, will marry Kristof Martin Pewitt of Decatur Oct. 4, 2014, in Paradise.
Scott Johnson of Grace Fellowship Church will officiate.
The bride-elect is a 2014 graduate of North Hills Private School in Millsap. She works for Senior Care Health and Rehabilitation in Decatur.
The prospective groom graduated from Paradise High School in 2014. He works for Smith Oilfield Services in Bridgeport.
Delano Pewitt
Heather Emily Delano and Kristof Martin Pewitt

Phillips - Edward and Ruby Phillips
Published Saturday, November 15, 2014
Edward Lee and Ruby Jewell Phillips of Decatur celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 14.
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Edward and Ruby Phillips
Edward and the former Ruby Workman were married Nov. 14, 1964, at the First Baptist Church in Alvord.
The couple had two daughters: Cathy Diann Phillips and Karen Dawn Phillips.
Edward retired from TXI in Bridgeport after 30 years, and Ruby retired from Touch of Love Florist after 18 years.

Pierce - Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Pierce
Published Saturday, June 28, 2014
Christy Diann Crowley and J.D. Pierce of Bridgeport were married June 14, 2014, at the Bridgeport Community Center.
The bride is the daughter of Rose and Robert Lang and Mark and Christie Graybill.
The groom is the son of the late Frances “Sug” Pierce.
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Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Pierce
Paul Cantrell officiated the double-ring ceremony.
The bride was escorted by her sons, Clayton and Wroper.
Matron of honor was Mary Jones.
Flower girls were Skyler and Allie Reno, cousins of the groom, and ringbearers were Corbin Knox and Jonathan Smith, cousins of the bride.
Best man was Adrian Morman, and groomsmen were Travis and Austin Pierce, sons of the groom.
A reception followed at the community center.
The bride graduated from Paradise High School and is employed by Home Health Care of North Central Texas.
The groom graduated from R.L. Turner High School. He works for J.M. Materials.

Potts - Gary and Linda Potts
Published Saturday, April 26, 2014
Gary and Linda Potts of Paradise celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary March 29, 2014, with their family and longtime friends at the home of their daughter and son-in-law, Shawnea’ and Carl Smith, in Jacksboro.
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Gary and Linda Potts
Gary and the former Linda Berry were married March 21, 1964, in Bridgeport by the Rev. James H. Stiles. They were high school sweethearts and graduates of Bridgeport High School.
They have two daughters, Shawnea’ Smith and husband, Carl, of Jacksboro and Shellie Read and husband, Reggie, of Paradise. Grandchildren are Riley Smith attending Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colo., Allie Smith, attending Texas Christian University, Reese Read, attending and playing baseball at Vernon Junior College, Ryhan Read, attending Bridgeport High School, and Carli Smith, a student at Jacksboro Middle School.
Gary worked for Mitchell Energy and retired after 35 years of service. Linda worked for NGPL and Mitchell Energy prior to Devon’s buyout and retired from Devon Energy in 2011.
They are lifetime members of the American Quarter Horse Association and Oklahoma Racing Association, raising, racing and selling horses for more than 40 years.
They are members of the First Baptist Church of Paradise.
Throughout the course of their marriage, Gary and Linda were active in school functions and various community, county and charitable boards. Activities include coaching in the first Paradise girls softball program, Paradise school board, Park Board president, Bridgeport Historical Society president and Water Board and Improvement District No. 1 director. Both served as directors on the Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce, and Linda served as a United Way of Wise County director for 15 years.
The couple enjoys spending time with their family, traveling to new places and spending time at their home in Alto, N.M.

Pratt - Mr. and Mrs. Robert Pratt
Published Saturday, November 8, 2014
Sarah Elizabeth Statzer and Robert Christopher Pratt of Aurora were married Oct. 5, at Sugar Bean Coffee and Cream in Galveston.
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Mr. and Mrs. Robert Pratt
A justice of the peace officiated the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Ronald and Judy Statzer of Newark.
The groom is the son of Donald Pratt of Aurora. His mother is the late Kathryn Pratt.
Following a cruise to Mexico, the couple live in Aurora.

Pringle (1) - Kolby Pringle and Courtney Andrews
Published Saturday, February 8, 2014
Courtney Andrews of Gunnison, Colo., daughter of James and Judy Grisham of Paradise, will marry Kolby Pringle, son of Ryan and Tammy Pringle, all of Gunnison, May 17, 2014, at Waunita Hot Springs Ranch in Gunnison.
Pringle Andrews
Kolby Pringle and Courtney Andrews
Spencer Nicholl will officiate.
The bride-elect graduated from Paradise High School in 2012 and attends Western State Colorado University in Gunnison.
The prospective groom graduated from Gunnison High School in 2009.
Both work for Waunita Hot Springs Ranch.

Pringle (2) - Mr. and Mrs. Kolby Christian Pringle
Published Saturday, June 28, 2014
Courtney Ray Andrews and Kolby Christian Pringle of Gunnison, Colo., were married May 17, 2014, at Waunita Hot Springs Ranch in Gunnison, where they work.
The bride is the daughter of James and Judy Grisham of Paradise, and the groom is the son of Ryan and Tammy Pringle of Gunnison.
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Mr. and Mrs. Kolby Christian Pringle
Spencer Nicholl officiated the single-ring ceremony.
The bride was escorted by her father. She carried a bouquet of sunflowers and baby’s breath.
Maid of honor was Randi Pringle, sister of groom; and bridesmaids were Abby Wellborn and Amber Ragsdale.
Flower girls were Ava and Liv Montgomery, daughters of Jessica Montgomery; and ringbearers were Micah and Uriah Lambert, sons of Phil and Kirstin Lambert.
Best man was Casey Clark, and groomsmen were Brody Pringle and Jared Meyers.
Ushers were Aaron Wellborn and Zachary Fletcher.
A reception followed at the ranch.
The bride graduated from Paradise High School and attends Western State Colorado University in Gunnison.
The groom attended Gunnison High School.

Pryor - Kendall Alaina Juett and Russell Ray Pryor
Published Saturday, April 12, 2014

Kendall Alaina Juett, daughter of John and Debbie Juett of Carrollton, will marry Russell Ray Pryor of Argyle, son of Merl and Terrie Pryor of Decatur, May 10, 2014, at Flying V Ranch in Decatur.
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Kendall Alaina Juett and Russell Ray Pryor
Kevin Caffey will officiate.
The bride-elect graduated from Creekview High School in Carrollton in 2006 and received a bachelor’s degree in sociology with a minor in kinesiology from the University of North Texas in 2010.
She is an inclusion teacher and assistant girls soccer coach at Denton Ryan High School.
The prospective groom graduated from Decatur High School in 2005 and received a bachelor’s degree from UNT in 2009. He is a sales manager at Diversified Pure Chem in Rhome.

Ratliff - Mr. and Mrs. James Derrick Ratliff
Published Saturday, February 15, 2014
Trisha Gaylinn Tolbert and James Derrick Ratliff were married Sept. 13, 2013, in Sunset.
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Mr. and Mrs. James Derrick Ratliff
The bride is the daughter of Frank and Patty Tolbert of Decatur.
The groom is the son of Wayne and Kristi Ratliff of Rosston.
After a trip to Oklahoma City, the couple will live in Alvord.

Reynolds - Mr. and Mrs. Brandon David Reynolds
Published Saturday, November 15, 2014
Sara Kathryn Blankenship and Brandon David Reynolds of Decatur were married Nov. 7, 2014, at Hidden Springs in Aubrey.
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Mr. and Mrs. Brandon David Reynolds
The bride is the daughter of Barry and Katy Monath of McKinney.
The groom is the son of Russell Reynolds, Alicia Carbajal and Pattie Reynolds, all of Decatur.
The matron of honor was Cassie Epstein Whitmire. Bridesmaids were Rayne Reynolds, Julie Lewis, Maegan Puetz and Jaci Reynolds.
Best man was Ridge Reynolds. Groomsmen were Marco Davila, James Brandon, Zach Delgado and Richard Blankenship.
Flower girls were Jaelyn Reynolds and Madeleine Blankenship.
Ringbearer was Gabriel Maldonado, son of Stevi and Mario Maldonado.
The newly married couple live in Decatur.
The bride received a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Master of Arts in journalism from the University of North Texas. She is employed by UNT.
The groom works for Pioneer Natural Resources.

Rich - Curtis and Joyce Rich
Published Saturday, June 21, 2014
Curtis and Joyce Rich of Bridgeport are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary July 3.
Curtis and the former Joyce Meador were married July 3, 1964, in Decatur.
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Curtis and Joyce Rich
Their children are Dalton Rich and wife, Adara, of Siloam Springs, Ark., Robin Hall of Park Springs, Patty Tolbert and husband, Frank, of Decatur and the late Ronnie Rich.
Their grandchildren are Trisha Ratliff and husband, Derrick, of Alvord, Rusty Tolbert of Decatur, Levi Hall of Park Springs and Chad Hall and wife, Lauren, of Weatherford. Step-grandchildren include Dallon Staggs and wife, Kisha, and Ladara Lynch and husband, Dylan, all of Oklahoma.
They have three step-great-grandchildren.
Curtis and Joyce both retired from Hanson Aggregates, and they’re members of Grace Baptist Church in Decatur.

Richey - Lindsey Blair Keller and Sherrod Cason Richey
Published Saturday, August 16, 2014
Lindsey Blair Keller of Chico, daughter of Kevin Keller of Virginia Beach, Va., and Rhonda Thompson of Decatur, will marry Sherrod Cason Richey of Chico, son of Brad Richey of Chico and Jolene Anderson of Erie, Pa., Nov. 2, 2014, in Azle.
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Lindsey Blair Keller and Sherrod Cason Richey
Chris Wann with Community Fellowship will officiate.
The bride-elect attended Chico ISD schools and Weatherford College Wise County. She works for Venture Energy Services.
The prospective groom also attended Chico schools and works for Venture Energy Services.

Sargent - Mary Ann Mayers and Richard William Sargent
Published Saturday, September 20, 2014
Mary Ann Mayers, daughter of Lisa Aline and Harvey Darrell Mayers Jr. of Springtown, will marry Richard William Sargent, son of George Washington and Patricia L. Sargent of Fort Worth and the late Dianne Ruth Sargent, Oct. 3, 2014, at Harberger Hill Community Center in Weatherford.
The bride-elect graduated from Arlington High School and is a former employee of TSA.
The prospective groom graduated from Haltom High and is employed by Wise Regional Health System.
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Mary Ann Mayers and Richard William Sargent

Smith - Sarah Case and Josh Smith
Published Saturday, February 22, 2014
Sarah Case, daughter of Steve and Susan Case of North Richland Hills, will marry Josh Smith, son of Vicki O’Brien of North Richland Hills and grandson of Sue Shawn of Bridgeport, in July 2014.
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Sarah Case and Josh Smith
Rob Watson of Harwood Terrace Baptist Church in Bedford will officiate.
The bride-elect graduated from Birdville High School in 2005 and Texas A&M University in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies. She works for Birdville ISD.
The prospective groom graduated from Fossil Ridge High School in 2006 and Texas Christian University in 2013 with a general business degree. He works for Cinemark.

Spence - Angie Vaughn and James Spence
Published Saturday, November 22, 2014
Angie Vaughn, daughter of Thomas and Cheryl Pitts of Alvord, will marry James Spence, son of Michelle Dement of San Antonio and the late Michael Spence, Dec. 30, 2014, at Whitehouse Sandals Resort in Jamaica.
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Angie Vaughn and James Spence
The bride-elect is an Alvord High School graduate, and she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies and a Master of Arts in counseling from Midwestern State University. She’s an elementary school counselor in Wichita Falls.
The prospective groom graduated from Texas Military Institute of San Antonio and attended Midwestern. He owns Adventure Advertising and coaches three competitive soccer teams for Mustangs FC.

Thorne - Mr. and Mrs. Matthew David Thorne
Published Saturday, August 23, 2014
Tara Anne Davidson of Fort Worth and 1st Lt. Matthew David Thorne of San Diego, Calif., were married June 8, 2014, on her parents’ wedding anniversary.
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Mr. and Mrs. Matthew David Thorne
The ceremony and a reception, hosted by the bride and groom, were held at Thistle Springs Ranch in Cleburne.
The bride is the daughter of Ted and Valerie Davidson of Decatur.
The groom is the son of Andrew and Lindsay Thorne of San Diego.
Dr. Henry Wolmarans of the Promise Church officiated the double-ring ceremony.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore an ivory, satin Casablanca gown with beaded lace appliqu s on Point D’esprit lace. Hand-sewn Swarovski crystals, pearls, beads and silver-backed crystal sequins accented the beaded lace appliqu s. The gown featured pearl-encrusted straps and a chapel-length train.
The bride carried a garden-style array of Queen Anne’s lace, soft-peach rosa Campanella, spray roses and Lisianthus, sky-blue hydrangea, freesia and thistle, seeded eucalyptus and dusty miller leaves tied with ivory lace and her great-grandmother’s brooch.
Matron of honor was Tiffany Nichols, and maid of honor was Kitty Skaggs. Bridesmaids were Hannah Davidson and Kirsten Roberts.
Bridal attendants wore tea-length gowns of light-blue chiffon and carried bouquets of ivory and blue hydrangea, thistle, peach roses, Queen Anne’s lace, seeded eucalyptus and dusty miller leaves tied with soft-peach satin.
Best man was Frank Fournier, and groomsmen were Aaron Zaiser, Nash Mills and Dan Klimkowski.
Ushers were Ethan and Caleb Davidson.
Guestbook attendants were Sophie Platt and Berklee Dressler.
The couple took a four-week wedding trip to South Africa and toured the wine country, went shark diving, interacted with baby tigers and lions at a sanctuary, and took safari drives through Kruger National Park.
They will live in Los Angeles, where Matthew is stationed at the Los Angeles Space and Missile Systems Center.
The bride graduated from Decatur High School in 2008 and earned a degree in radiologic sciences from Midwestern State University in 2012. She works for Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth.
The groom graduated from Poway High School in 2007, the Air Force Academy in 2011 and earned a master’s degree in business administration from Oklahoma State University in 2014. He works for the United States Air Force.

Vaughan - Sarah Gregg and Bill Vaughan
Published Saturday, August 30, 2014
Sarah Gregg, daughter of Kerry and Carla Gregg of Decatur, will marry Bill Vaughan, son of Norman and Tracy Vaughan of Bowie, Sept. 13, 2014, in Decatur.
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Sarah Gregg and Bill Vaughan
Norman Vaughan, father of the groom, will officiate.
The bride-elect graduated from Decatur High School and earned a degree in occupational therapy from Weatherford College. She works as a certified occupational therapist assistant (COTA) for Rehab Synergies.
The prospective groom graduated from Alvord High School and earned a degree in finance from Midwestern State University. He works for Bulldog Drilling LLC.

Waggoner - Kourtney Marie Faldyn and Andy David Waggoner
Published Saturday, November 15, 2014
Kourtney Marie Faldyn, daughter of Russell and Cindy Faldyn, all of Katy, will marry Andy David Waggoner of Houston, son of Robert and Debbie Waggoner of Decatur, March 28, 2015, at Crystal Springs in Magnolia.
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Kourtney Marie Faldyn and Andy David Waggoner
The bride-elect graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Texas A&M University in 2013. She teaches kindergarten for the Katy Independent School District.
The prospective groom graduated from Texas A&M in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in agricultural systems management. He is an account manager for All-Tex Pipe and Supply in Houston.

Weldon - Jayla Hancock and Sean Weldon
Published Saturday, December 20, 2014
Jayla Hancock and Sean Weldon both of Arlington, were married Oct. 18, 2014 at the Stonebridge Country Club in McKinney.
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Jayla Hancock and Sean Weldon
The bride is the daughter of Marty and Denise Hancock of Decatur. The groom is the son of Nelson and Carol Weldon of Richardson.
David Hall officiated the ceremony. The bride was escorted by her father.
Shanna Dugan, sister of the bride, served as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Jana Cooper, Sarah Harris, Shanley Silvey, Tonya Borcherding, Nicole Fischer and Lindsay Stott.
Brooklyn Dugan was the flower girl.
Best man was Travis Coleman. Donald Lobdell, Justin Silvey, Oliver Cuartelon, Adam Fischer and Josh Smith served as groomsmen, and Levi Davis and Adam Borcherding were ushers.
A reception was held at the Stonebridge Country Club.
The couple will make their home in Arlington.

Wetsel - Al and Joyce Wetsel
Published Saturday, December 27, 2014
Al and Joyce Wetsel of Decatur celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Dec. 26.
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Al and Joyce Wetsel
Al Wetsel and the former Joyce Reynolds were married Dec. 26, 1954, at Pine St. Baptist Church in Milford, Mass.
They have two children: Brenda Reber of Flower Mound and Barry Wetsel of Fort Worth. The couple’s grandchildren are Michelle Barker and Garrett Reber of Florida, and their great-grandchildren are Lilah and Eli Barker.
Al retired from Bell Helicopter, and he and Joyce are members of the First Baptist Church in Decatur.

Wheeler - Rachel Nicole Ferguson and Stephen Daniel Wheeler
Published Saturday, August 9, 2014
Rachel Nicole Ferguson of Lubbock, daughter of Tom and Ann Ferguson of Chico, will marry Stephen Daniel Wheeler of Lubbock, son of Ronnie and Vickie Wheeler of Amarillo, Oct. 11, 2014, at Stone Creek Special Events Center in Lubbock.
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Rachel Nicole Ferguson and Stephen Daniel Wheeler
Associate pastor Jeremy Walker will officiate, and a reception will follow at Stone Creek.
The bride-elect graduated from Chico High School and Texas Tech University. She is a math teacher for Lubbock ISD.
The prospective groom graduated from Hereford High School and San Juan College in Farmington, N.M. He is employed by Associated Supply Co. in Lubbock.

Williams - Haylie Dawn Simon and Zachary Colten Williams
Published Saturday, February 15, 2014
Haylie Dawn Simon, daughter of Randy and Lisa Simon of Decatur, will marry Zachary Colten Williams, son of Ron and Debbie Williams of Greenville, April 12, 2014, at MD Resort in Aurora.
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Haylie Dawn Simon and Zachary Colten Williams
Jimmy Withers of Aurora Baptist Church will officiate.
The bride-elect graduated from Decatur High School in 2006 and earned a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Texas Woman’s University in 2010. She works for Children’s Medical Center of Dallas.
The prospective groom graduated from Greenville High School in 2005 and earned an associate’s degree in radiology. He will graduate in May with a Bachelor of Science in radiology. He works for Texas Sports Medicine and Imaging in University Park.

Womack - B.J. and Norma Womack
Published Saturday, November 1, 2014
Billy Joe and Norma Jean Womack of Chico celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday, Oct. 30.
B.J. and the former Norma Chilcutt were married Oct. 30, 1954, in Springtown.
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B.J. and Norma Womack
They have two daughters: Sherri Simmons and husband, Paul, of Paradise and Rhonda Dunlap and husband, Milton, of Jacksboro.
Their grandchildren are Ashley Dunlap and husband, Phil, of Bridgeport; Dustin Dunlap of Weatherford; Bristyn Deaver and husband, Riley, of Weatherford; Justin Simmons and wife, Amy, of Granbury; Josh Simmons and wife, Lana, of Bowie; and the late Asa Robinson.
The couple has eight great-grandchildren: Braylea and Londyn Dunlap, Falyn Deaver, Avery and Kinley Simmons, and Jagar, Jaxan and Jatan Simmons.
B.J. is a retired minister, and Norma is a homemaker and retired substitute teacher.