Mrs. Sarah Adams of Claxton, Georgia, announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Teresa Adams of Claxton, to Claude Z. Byrd, son of Mrs. Mary Lou Byrd and the late Mr. Lee Edward Byrd.
Mr. and Mrs. Carlton Stroud of Augusta announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Stroud of Augusta, to Matthew Dickens, son of Mr. and Mrs. Pierce Dickens.
Mr. and Mrs. Terry Reeves of Statesboro are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Britney Michelle, to William Allan Bailey.
Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert (Dale) Groover of Statesboro, Georgia, are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Christi Lynn Groover of San Francisco, California, to Shawn Matson of San Francisco, California. He is the son of Mr. Paul Matson of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and Mrs. Lynda Vandel of Dartmouth, Massachusetts.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles David Sikes of Statesboro are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sabrina Dawn, to John Russell Thornton IV, son of Mr. John Russell Thornton III and Mrs. Cynthia Wickenheiser of Baltimore, Maryland.
Dr. Laura Farless and Dr. Gilmore MacGregor of Birmingham, Alabama, were united in marriage on November 20, 2010, during a 5 p.m. ceremony held at the First Presbyterian Church in Birmingham. The Rev. Michelle Freeman Owens and the Rev. Shannon Webster officiated.
Faye Griffin and the late Ronald Griffin of Brooklet announce the engagement of her daughter, Jennifer Lynn Griffin, to Justin Wayne Prince, son of Wayne and Lisa Prince of Statesboro.
Mr. Lindsey Meeks of Pensacola, Fla., and Dr. and Mrs. Dennis Harden of Phenix City, Ala., announce the engagement of their daughter, Julie Rachelle Meeks of Phenix City, Ala., to David Morgan Mallard of Phenix City, Ala., son of Mr. and Mrs. Donnie Mallard of Brooklet, Ga.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jolly of Marietta, Georgia, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Jolly of Marietta, to Austin Stewart, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne and Wanda Stewart.
Sandra and Rickey McDowell of Claxton announce the engagement of their daughter, Brandy McDowell, to David Donnan, son of Judy and Peter Donnan of Cordele.
Mr. and Mrs. William Clifford Hodges Jr. of Millen, Georgia, are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Whitney Belle Hodges of Statesboro, to Timothy Dale John, son of Mr. Michael Thomas John of Gautier, Mississippi.
Mrs. Mary A. Sowell and the late C. Wade Sowell of Rocky Ford announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Crystal Lynn Sowell, to John Hunter Barnes, son of Mrs. Angela P. Barnes and the late John P. Barnes of Statesboro.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Barnard, Mrs. Jenny Weaver and Mr. Mike Weaver of St. Mary's Georgia, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Barnard of St. Mary's, Ga., to Skyler Wynn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Wynn of Portal, Ga.
Plans have been finalized for the wedding of Megan Elizabeth Mobley, daughter of Ken and Mariann Rogers and Gary and Donna Mobley of Glennville, Ga., to Christopher Colby Blanchard, son of Christopher and Beth Blanchard of Statesboro, Ga.
Mr. and Mrs. Neil M. Casey Jr. announce the engagement of their daughter, Anna Christine Casey of Statesboro, to Mr. Philip Ross Klayman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Don Klayman of Suwanee, Ga.
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.