Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Boone Aiken of Florence, S.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Robin Sanders Aiken, to William Harold Bolen Jr., son of Dr. and Mrs. William Harold Bolen of Statesboro.
Sheree White of Statesboro and Patrick L. Hepner Jr. of Brunswick, Ga., were united in marriage during a 4 p.m. ceremony held on June 22, 2013, at the First United Methodist Church in Statesboro.
Joe and Linda Collins were married on November 23, 1963, in the chapel of the First United Methodist Church in Forsyth, Ga. To celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary, a drop-in reception is planned for Sunday, December 1, 2013, from 2 until 4 p.m. in the social hall of Eastern Heights Baptist Church. The reception will be hosted by their children, Greg and Marcia Collins, Caroline and David James and Woody and Wendy Collins; and grandchildren, Keith, Tyler and Brandon Collins; Kinsley, Sarah Kate and Will James; and Landon and Chandler Collins. All family and friends are invited to attend.
Tara Salter became the bride of John Hurst during a 4 p.m. ceremony held on October 12, 2013, at the Botsford Baptist Church in Waynesboro, Ga. The Reverend Wayne Dixon of Waynesboro officiated.
Mary Katherine "Katie" Hill and William Paty Barksdale of Nashville, Tennessee, were united in marriage on Saturday, June 1, 2013, at 5:30 in the evening at the First United Methodist Church in Statesboro. Dr. Bill Perry and Father Mike Smith officiated.
Dr. Tim Giles and Nina Freifeld Giles of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Anna Beth Giles of Los Angeles, California, to Michael Martin Jones, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Hagy of Marietta, Ga.
Mr. and Mrs. Donald E. and Eva L. Suddeth of Register, Ga., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on August 18, 2013, at Longhorn Steakhouse. They have four children, James and Stacy Suddeth of Register, Thomas and Merita Akins of Tucker, Ga., Lea Akins of Augusta, Ga., and Tal and Melisa Akins of Register; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard and Linda Leonard of Brooklet, Ga., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on November 8th, 2013, with family and friends at Trinity Baptist Church. The couple was married on November 7th, 1963, at DeRenne Avenue Church of God in Savannah, Ga. They have three children, six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and one on the way. Their children are Rick Leonard of Gulf Breeze, Fla.; Carey Johnson of Dublin, Ga.; and Michelle Howell of Guyton, Ga.
Mr. and Mrs. Tiku Shroff of Statesboro, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Meredith Lyn of Statesboro, to Ronald Anthony, son of Ron Flott Sr. and Sheryl Bahr.
Mr. and Mrs. John Mark Christopher of Conyers, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Margaret "Meg" Christopher of Conyers, to Mitchell Edward Hill, son of Mr. and Mrs. Randy Frank Hill of Statesboro, Ga.
Eugene and Kathleen Barnwell Mincey of Brooklet, Ga., celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on October 3, 2013. They were married in Statesboro, Ga., on October 3, 1953, at the home of the Rev. and Mrs. Gus Groover. On Sunday, October 6, they were honored with a family dinner hosted by their three daughters and their husbands - Debbie (Jimmy) Kennedy and Charlene (Ray) Robbins, all of Statesboro, and Sandy McElveen of Richmond Hill, Ga. - and their seven grandchildren and spouses. The Minceys also have seven great-grandchildren.
Laura Elizabeth Healy of Richmond, Va., and Thomas Nevin Krause of Charlottesville, Va., were united in marriage on September 14, 2013, at 2:30 p.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Charlottesville.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe and Teresa Cheney of Statesboro, Ga., are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Linsay Morgan, to Matthew Wesley Rudd, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eddie and Christine Rudd of Dudley, Ga.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Frey of Norcross, Ga., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Frey, to Ben Humphrey, son of Michael Humphrey of Statesboro, Ga., and Cynthia Cavey of Pasadena, Md.
Ms. Sandra Kate Hendrix and Mr. John Jaye Ellington announce their marriage on Sunday, October 13, 2013, in Atlanta, Ga.
Mr. and Mrs. Curtis and Vickie Young of Aiken, S.C., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley N. Aiken of Beaufort, S.C., to William Denniston Wilson IV, also of Beaufort, son of Mr. and Mrs. W.D. "Dennis" III and Laura Wilson of Statesboro.
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Large of Valdosta, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen of Valdosta, to David Rushing of Morven, Ga., son of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Whiddon of Morven and the late Mr. Dan Rushing Jr. of Statesboro.
Mr. and Mrs. Ozell Lawrence of Portal, Ga., plan to celebrate their 57th wedding anniversary on April 13, 2014. The couple was married April 13, 1957, in Statesboro/Bulloch County, Ga. They have five children - Joyce (Anthony) Simmons of Statesboro; Rozell (Jacquelyn) Lawrence of Portal; Jessie (Margie) Lawrence and Jerry (Cindy) Lawrence, all of Statesboro; and Connie Lawrence of Portal - and 13 grandchildren. The children will host a family anniversary dinner in Savannah on Saturday, April 19, 2014, at 4 p.m.
Mr. and Mrs. Steve Durden of Statesboro, Ga., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Michelle Marie Durden, to Charles Brandon McGahee, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Hendrix and Mr. Gregory P. McGahee Sr., all of Statesboro.
Dr. Jonathan and Mrs. Miriam Bryant of Statesboro, Ga., proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Naomi Corinne of Atlanta, Ga., to Marc Girardot, son of Dr. Jean-Marie and Dr. Marie-Nadia Girardot of Dunwoody, Ga.
Mrs. Belinda Lee (Wente) Davis of Brooklet, Ga., proudly announces the engagement of her daughter, Blair Ann Wente, to David William Schrepel, the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Arthur Schrepel of Stilson, Ga.
Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Randall of Stilwell, Kan., announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Margaret Randall of Tulsa, Okla., to Bryce Manuel Sorrier, son of Mr. and Mrs. Brooks Sorrier III of Statesboro, Ga.
MACON - Mr. and Mrs. Donald Lewis Smith and Mr. and Mrs. John Wilson Bowers announce the engagement of their daughter, Haley Allison Bowers, to William Leonard Herrington, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Edwards Herrington of Statesboro, Ga.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Byrd of Milledgeville, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Byrd of Savannah, Ga., to Jonathan Gay, son of Mr. and Mrs. Randall Gay Jr. of Garfield, Ga.
Mr. and Mrs. Frankie and Sandy Kennedy of Statesboro plan to celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary on April 13 in the Averitt Room of the First Baptist Church. The couple was married on April 14, 1984. They have two children, Christy Kennedy and Mandy Kennedy, both of Statesboro. The reception will be held from 2 until 5 p.m. All family and friends are invited to drop in during that time.
Mr. and Mrs. Mickey Nesmith of Statesboro, Ga., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Cindell Samantha Nesmith of Statesboro, to Matthew Walker Mathis, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Mathis of Statesboro.
Mr. Tyler Scott announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of his daughter, Natasha Grant, to John Henry Mikell Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. John Henry Mikell.
Mrs. William Wycliffe Hillis III of Millen, Ga., is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter, Ashley Brooke Hillis, to Micah Christopher Baldwin, son of Donald Lockett Baldwin of Statesboro, Ga., and Mr. and Mrs. Loron Earl Williams III of Tifton, Ga.
Johnny "Boss" and Janice Lanier celebrated their 50th anniversary on March 11, 2014. The high school sweethearts were married at Friendship Baptist Church by Pastor Bob Helton on March 11, 1964. They celebrated their honeymoon in Cherokee, N.C. They have three children: Layna Lanier Mendlinger and her husband, Josh, of Alpharetta, Ga.; Joey Lanier of Twin City, Ga.; and Jana Lanier Dominy and her husband, David, of Metter, Ga. They have seven grandchildren: Lauren Brooke Lanier, Molly Ellis Manley, Ashton Elizabeth Lanier, Henry Jacob Manley, Noah Norman Mendlinger, John Hunter Lanier and Cooper Aiden Lanier Mendlinger.
Dennis Holley of Dublin, Ga., and Robert and Michelle Ware of Brooklet, Ga., are pleased to announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Hayley Camillia Holley, to Benjamin Wesley Hodges, son of Benji and Noonie Hodges of Sylvania, Ga., and Terri Nunnally of Sylvania.