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.
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.
Megan Donaldson and Elias Pratt of El Paso, Texas, formerly of Statesboro, Ga., were united in marriage on October 26, 2013, during an outside ceremony at the Robbins Nest in Statesboro. Dan Pratt officiated. An indoor reception immediately followed the ceremony at the Robbins Nest.