Thursday, August 25, 2005


City Personals
Mary Clay Brooks

Family and friends honor Eleanor Algee on birthday

Jeff and Marie Leonard of Thomasville, NC, spent part of the weekend with his uncle, Gene Leonard.

Eleanor Algee’s family treated her to a birthday dinner at O’Charley’s in Memphis on Friday night. Those attending were Doug and Vickie Teel, Megan and Colter Teel, Kasie Thomas, Lola Dickerson and Jean Lafever. Everyone had a wonderful time together celebrating her birthday.

Episcopalians from near and far gathered in Canton over the weekend. Those from here who attended were Rev. Bruce McMillan, Carey and Donald Crain, Charley McClatchy, John Peaches, Billy and Tammy Cupp and Becky Cupp. The group was joined by Dr. Ben Seale for dinner on Friday night and Saturday for the meetings.

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Shelia L. Liggins to wed Carl A. Sims September 10 at St. Paul MB Church

Shelia L. Liggins and Carl A. Sims will wed Saturday, September 10, 2005 at 3 p.m. at St. Paul MB Church in Byhalia.

Shelia is the daughter of Sandra and Earnest Liggins of Byhalia. She is the paternal granddaughter of Annie Liggins and maternal granddaughter of Mildred Crutcher of Byhalia.

She is employed as a quality manager for PFSWEB in Memphis, Tenn. She received a BS in business management from the University of Memphis and is currently pursuing a master of science and management degree at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Memphis.

Carl is the son of the late Edward Sims and Lizzie Sims Davis of Marianna. He is a 1987 graduate of Holly Springs High School and is currently leased with Central Transport as an owner operator.

A reception will be held at Dreamland USA in Holly Springs at 5 p.m. All family and friends are invited.

After a honeymoon in Montego Bay, Jamaica the couple will make their home in Holly Springs.

Birth Announcements

Andrew and Shana Clark are so blessed and proud to announce the arrival of Kinsey Sophia Clark, born Oct. 19, 2004. Welcoming her home are big sisters Shelby Ashlyn, seven-years-old, and Holly Elise, four-years-old, of Sharpsburg, Ga.

Grandparents are Larry and Farrah McAlexander of Oxford and Lois Clark of Natchez.

Great-grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Humphreys of Centerville; Lois Swaney and Verna McAlexander, both of Holly Springs.

Madison and Malorie Osteen would like to announce the arrival of a baby brother, Matthew Curtis-Glenn Osteen. He weighed eight pounds and was 20 inches long. Our parents are Jason and Stephanie of Holly Springs.

Our maternal grandparents are Virgil and Brenda Scherff of Waterford. Our paternal grandparents are Larry and Sherry Osteen of Holly Springs.

Proud aunts and uncles are Melanie and Brad Lott of Hernando, Keith and Aundrea Mills of Olive Branch, and Kevin and Jeannette Johnson of Potts Camp. Excited cousins are Laura Lott and Caden Johnson. Our family friends Richard, Christy, Tanner and Conner Woods of Potts Camp are happy about his arrival.

We love our little brother very much and are very thankful for him.

Lois Swanee
Museum Curator

Summer in Mississippi

Long ago in Holly Springs there was no air conditioning.

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