Thursday, September 1, 2005


City Personals
Mary Clay Brooks

Family members visit during hurricane

Mary Clay Brooks and Kay Wheeler travelled to Hattiesburg, Saturday to pick up hurricane Katrina evacuee, Lloyd Thompson. She was fleeing from Ocean Springs, and will be a guest in the home of her aunt, Claiborne Thompson, until all is safe at her home.

Dr. Ben Seale, Jr., and friend, Ann Ostenson, of Jackson, and Andy Seale of Nashville, Tenn., were the weekend guests of their parents, Ben and Robin Seale.

Alexis Williams of Ocean Springs, is here spending time with her family, Jimmy and Susan Warren, brother Rob and grandmother Dorothy Warren, while waiting to get back to her home in Ocean Springs. She was here for the 1995 Marshall Academy class reunion, which was held on Saturday night. Marie Holder of Little Rock, Ark., was also here for the reunion.

Jerry and Diane Beck and children, Jake and Kimball, of Glen, were weekend guests of Joyce and Jerry Beck.

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Miss Stephanie Breedlove to wed Thomas Adcox to September 17

Jeff and Tammy Breedlove would like to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Stephanie Lynn, to Thomas Duane Adcox on Saturday, Sept. 17 at 6 p.m., at the home of Rachelle and Mickey Allen in Michigan City.

The bride is the granddaughter of Janie and Billy Breedlove Sr. and Nellie and the late Brodie Feathers.

The groom is the grandson of Earl Dean and Shirley Smith, and the late Edna and the late Thomas Adcox Sr.

Miss Jodi Pennington to wed David Alderson in Sept. 17 ceremony

Mr. and Mrs. Don Pennington of Mt. Pleasant are happy to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jodi Marie Pennington, to David Patrick Alderson. He is the son of David and Janis Alderson of Potts Camp.

Jodi is the granddaughter of Lou Pennington and Helen McClure, both of Memphis, Tenn.

Patrick is the grandson of Barbara Alderson Clark of Mt. Pleasant and the late John David Alderson and the late Mr. and Mrs. Willie Stanton of Hickory Flat.

The bride-elect is a 2000 graduate of Collierville High School and is employed with AmSouth Bank in Germantown, Tenn.

The prospective groom is a 2001 graduate and is employed with Blaylock and Brown Construction in Collierville.

The couple will exchange vows at 6 p.m. on Saturday, September 17, 2005 at the home of the bride’s parents. A reception will follow the ceremony.

All family and friends are cordially invited.

Candence Simon and Farrell Johnson say vows in August ceremony at Mt. Peel

Verna and Lionel Simon announce the marriage of their daughter, Candence Simon of Louisiana to Farrell Johnson of Holly Springs. He is the son of Velda and Mulester Johnson of Holly Springs.

Candence is the granddaughter of Janie Pattum and the late Albert Pattum, the late Aton and Lillie Mae Simon of Louisiana. She is employed with Wal-Mart and studying to be a respiratory therapist.

Farrell is the grandson of Betty and Jackson Thompson of Waterford, Johnnie and the late Mary Johnson of Holly Springs. He is a graduate of Potts Camp High School.

The wedding ceremony was held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 25, 2005 at Mt. Peel Church.

Miss Jennifer Robinson and Anquan Richmond will exchange vows Saturday in Waterford

Ardelia and Kenneth Robinson of Waterford are proud to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Robinson of Waterford to Anquan Richmond of Lamar, the son of Margie and Wade Richmond of Lamar.

Jennifer is the granddaughter of Gary and Lula Mae Pegues of Holly Springs. She is a 2003 graduate of Potts Camp High School and attended Northwest Community College for nursing. She is employed as assistant manager at Fashion Bug.

Anquan is the grandson of Susie and Ellis Glover of Holly Springs. A 2002 graduate of Holly Springs High School, he attended Coahoma College 2002-03 majoring in business. He is employed with UPS and with Technicolor, both in Memphis, Tenn.

The wedding will be held at 6 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 3, 2005 at the Robinson home, 693 Waterford Mountain Road in Waterford. All family and friends are cordially invited.

Miss Stephanie Mullins and James Walker to wed Sept. 10 at First Baptist Church in Mt. Pleasant

Stephanie Jeanette Mullins, daughter of Emma Davis and the late Robert Davis and James Edward Walker, son of Tom Walker and Mary Gray, are proud to announce their forthcoming marriage.

The couple will exchange vows on Sat., Sept. 10, 2005 at 4 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Mt. Pleasant. A reception will follow the ceremony at 361 Lake Hill Cove. All family and friends are cordially invited.

Couple to wed at Warren Chapel

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Dudley Kizer, Jr. of Jackson, Tenn. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Dudley Bond to James Daryl Palmer, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Palmer of Holly Springs. The couple will marry at Warren Chapel in Monteagle Assembly, Monteagle, Tenn. this September.

Miss Kizer is the granddaughter of Charles Irwin Crais and the late Barbara Schnell Crais of Birmingham, Alabama, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Dudley Kizer of Brownsville, Tenn.

She is a 1991 graduate of the University School of Jackson and received a degree in economics from The University of the South, Sewanee, and a master’s in business administration with a concentration in marketing from the University of Memphis.

Mr. Palmer is the grandson of Mary Katherine Palmer and the late William Ellis Palmer, and Olivia Mae Colston and the late Clyde Aron Colston, all from Holly Springs. He is a 1988 graduate of Marshall Academy and received a degree in commercial art from Northwest Mississippi. He is currently employed as a graphic artist at the corporate office of Fred’s, Inc. in Memphis, Tenn.

After a honeymoon trip to St. Barth’s, the couple will reside in Memphis.

Lois Swanee
Museum Curator

Figs, better than a piece of chocolate fudge

Figs! God’s fruit! We are having a bumper crop of figs, big luscious, delicious figs this year.

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