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Cherokee County, Texas

ENGAGEMENT & MARRIAGE ANNOUNCEMENTS

July 4, 2007 (Cherokeean Herald)

Monika Marie Marroquin and Charles Allen Parrish will wed Aug. 11. She is the daughter of Genoveva Marroquin of Houston and Mr. and Mrs. Victor Marroquin of Austin. Mr. Parrish is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Parrish of Rusk.

David and Sissie Mason of Lake Striker announce the engagement of their daughter, Alyssa Nicole Mason to Hilario Perez Jr., son of Hilario Perez of Tyler and Lucila Enriquez of Rusk. Miss Mason is a 2006 Rusk High School graduate and attends Tyler Junior College. Mr. Prez is a 2005 RHS graduate and is employed at Evans Air Conditioning in Tyler. They will be married at 2 p.m. July 14 in the chapel of Green Acres Baptist Church in Tyler.

Engagements for July 8, 2007 (Jacksonville Daily Progress)

Gilbert, Scallon to marry

Rev. Bil Gilbert and wife Prisca of West Columbia are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter Amanda Marie Gilbert to Samuel Joseph Scallon, son of Mark Scallon of Jacksonville and Jane Metty of College Station. Samuel is a graduate of Rusk High School and is currently a 2nd Lieutenant in training at Ft. Rucker, Alabama, as an army aviator for the National Guard Active Reserves. Amanda is a graduate of Sweeny High School and is employed as a Registered Nurse in the emergency department at Lufkin Memorial Hospital. The couple will be wed by Rev. Bil Gilbert at 6 p.m. on Aug. 11 at First Baptist Church in Old Ocean.



Delaney, Grant to wed

Laura and John Battle of Jacksonville are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Delaney to Justin Grant of Jonesville, Louisiana. Megan is a 2007 graduate of Jacksonville High School. Justin, son of Lisa Beard of Jonesville, Louisiana and Jerry and Wanda Grant of Jena, Louisiana is a 2005 graduate of Jonesville High School in Louisiana. He is employed with Sheehan Pipeline Group. The couple will wed at 7 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 18, 2007 at Love’s Lookout in Jacksonville.

Weddings for July 8, 2007 (Jacksonville Daily Progress)

 Lindsey Rae Bateman

Lindsey Rae Bateman and Timothy Barton Langston were married at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 26, 2007 at Eagles Bluff in Bullard. Lindsey is the daughter of Bobby and Terry Bateman. Timothy is the son of Timothy Langston. Dudley Brookshire officiated the double ring ceremony.

The bride was given in marriage by her father Bobby Bateman. The DJ was CMB productions. Maid of Honor was Cristy Knykendall. Matron of honor was Kelly Bailey. Bridesmaids were Kelli Bateman, Jenna Carter and Casey Knaupp. Flowergirls were Hannah Titlow and Madeliene Trimble. Ring bearer was Nicholas Lent. Best man was Phil Bailey. Groomsmen were Justin Gray, Wes Campbell, Craig Tant and Gonzo Fernandez. Ushers were Dustin Becker and Chance Hazel.

The reception was held at Eagles Bluff following the wedding. The couple took a seven day cruise in the Caribbean to Jamaica, Grand Cayman and Cozumel. They will reside in Tyler. The bride earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Texas, Tyler. She is a registered nurse. The groom graduated from Christian Heritage High School in Tyler.

July 11, 2007 (Cherokeean Herald) 

Johnson-Dyess

 

Mr. and Mrs. Casey Gates and Bryan Johnson of Rusk announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Lauren Johnson, to Kyle Dyess, son of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Dyess of Rusk. The couple will be married at 8:30 p.m. Aug. 11 at the home of Vickie and David Beard. Friends and relatives are invited to attend.

July 18, 2007 (Cherokeean Herald)

   Bowers-Birdsong
     Amy Michelle Bowers and David Herman Birdsong will be married at 4 p.m. Aug. 4 at the Alto First Baptist Church. She is the daughter of Luke Bowers of Tyler and Susan Mims of Whitehouse and is employed at the University of Texas at Tyler. He is the son of Randall and Verlene Birdsong of Alto and is the area manager for Oilind Safety in Tyler.

Weddings for July 22, 2007 (Jacksonville Daily Progress)

   Hargis, Dahlgren exchange vows

Julia Marie Hargis and Mark Richard Dahlgren were united in matrimony at 5 p.m., Saturday, July 21 at First Presbyterian Church in Tyler. Julia is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Keith D. McCullough of Whitehouse. Mark is the son of Rev. and Mrs. Richard R. Dahlgren of Oakwood.

Rev. Dr. Stuart Baskin officiated the double ring ceremony. Musicians were organist Donald Duncan and soloist Mark Johnson. Julia was given in marriage by her father Keith McCullough.

Maid of honor was sister of the bride Kennedy Hunter of Whitehouse. Brides maids were sister of the bride Bethany McCullough of Las Colinas, sister of the bride Kelly McCullough of Dallas, Lori Cain of Flower Mound, daughter of the groom Emily Dahlgren of Whitehouse and daughter of the groom Abigail Dahlgren of Whitehouse. Flower girls were Cecily Basse of Rusk. Ring bearer was Jarrett Basse of Rusk.

Best man was Brian Basse of Rusk. Groomsmen were brother-in-law of the groom Roger Norrie, brother of the bride Garrett Hargis, brother of the bride Raymond Hunter and son of the groom Luke Dahlgren. Ushers were John Hargis, Sam Boebning, Bobby Spillers, Chris Stowell and Derek Cain.

The reception was held at 6 p.m. at the Tyler Women’s Building. The couple honeymooned in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. The couple will live in Whitehouse.

The bride is a graduate of Whitehouse High School and Texas A&M University. She is a teacher and cheerleading coach at Jacksonville High School. The groom is a graduate of Boling High School and the University of Texas at Tyler. He received his master’s degree from Stephen F. Austin University. He is a teacher at Chapel Hill. Lauren Avery, Erin Norrie and Elizabeth Norrie were part of the wedding party.



    Swanson, Peacock united in matrimony

Julianna Chadwick Swanson and Ben Summers Peacock were united by the Holy Sacrament of Matrimony at 2 p.m., Saturday, July 7, 2007. The ceremony was conducted by Rev. Mark Kusmirek and Rev. John Woodard at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Jacksonville.

Julianna is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. Randolph Swanson of Jacksonville. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Roberta S. Gray and the late Dr. M.L. Gray of Jacksonville and Mrs. Mary Grace Swanson of Tyler and the late Mr. J.C. Swanson.

Ben is the son of Mary and the late Tony Peacock of Jacksonville. He is the grandson of the late Mr. James Peacock and Virginia Peacock Wiggins of Jacksonville and Mr. Son (James) Summers and the late Mrs. Johnnie Parmelly Summers of Nacogdoches.

The couple will reside in New York City, where Ben is pursing a master’s degree in education from Pace University. He graduated from Texas A&M University in May of 2004 with a B.A. in History. He is a 2000 graduate of Jacksonville High School.

Julianna is employed by Harris-Stratex Networks and is a 2005 graduate of Duke University with a BSE in Biomedical Engineering and Electrical Engineering. She is a 2001 graduate of Jacksonville High School.

July 25, 2007 (Cherokeean Herald)

 C.J. Dewbré, to Jeremy Simpson

Shelly and Stephen Hughes and Kevin Dewbré of Rusk announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, C.J. Dewbré, to Jeremy Simpson, son of Judy and Harold Simpson of Rusk. The couple will be married at 3 p.m. Aug. 11 at the Salem Missionary Baptist Church.

July 25, 2007 (Jacksonville Daily Progress)

Dickson, Crispin to exchange vows

Jimmy and Cathe Dickson of Jacksonville are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter Amy Lee Dickson to Joel Randall Crispin of Jacksonville, son of Marc and Lanelle Milliara of Jacksonville and Randy and Vickie Crispin of Houston.  The couple will be married Sept. 29, 2007 at Teaberry Farms in Jacksonville.

  Jordan, Sanders to marry

Emily Aleece Jordan of Greenville and Wayland Frank Sanders of Jacksonville are proud to announce their engagement. Emily is the daughter of Richard and Kate Jordan of Campbell and Bill and Melissa Sheppeard of Greenville. She graduated from Greenville High School in 2002 and is attending Texas A&M, Commerce. She is currently employed with McKesson Corporation. Wayland is the son of Wayland and Lynn Sanders of Mount Enterprise. He graduated from Jacksonville High School in 2003 and is attending Texas A&M, Commerce. He is a self employed horse shoer. The couple will wed Aug. 18, 2007 at Castle on the Lake in Jacksonville.

Brown, Shilling to wed

Dewayne and Donna Brown of Troup are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter Angela Roxanne Brown to David Andrew Shilling, son of Dave Shilling of Canada. Grandparents of the bride are Don and Christene Maxwell of Jacksonville and Florence Brown of Troup. Angela earned a bachelors degree from Stephen F. Austin University. She is currently employed with Round Rock Medical Center as a healthcare provider. David earned a bachelor of science in telecommunications engineering from the University of Texas at Dallas. He is currently employed with National Instruments as a systems administrator. The couple will wed July 28, 2007 at First Baptist Church in Mixon.

Bowen, Meyer to exchange vows

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Stephen Bowen of Jacksonville are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathryn Neal Bowen to William Daniel Meyer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Brown Meyer of Houston. The couple will wed Oct. 13, 2007 at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Austin. The bride-elect is a graduate of Jacksonville High School and the University of Texas at Austin. She is currently employed by the Eanes Independent School District in Austin. The prospective groom is a graduate of The Kinkaid School in Houston and the University of Texas at Austin. He is currently employed by Commercial Texas Properties in Austin. The couple will reside in Austin.