Archive - Oct 17, 2011
Minor, Young Engagement
Willie E. Minor of Miami, Fla., and Venora Brown of Macon, Miss., are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Vatreecia Minor, to Tygia Young, son of Mary Jean Young of West Point, Miss., and the late Harvey Holliday.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Annie Ruth Brown of Macon, Miss., and the late Lonnie Brown Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. Willie E. Minor Sr., and Ms. Willie Mae Diggs all of Natchez, Miss.
Baker, Hazlewood Engagement
Thomas and Lori Baker of Olive Branch, Miss., are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brittany Leeann Baker, to Jon Luke Hazlewood, son of Larry and Jo Hazlewood of West Point, Miss.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Larry and Jerrie Leatherwood of Memphis, Tenn., and
Jim and Ann Mercer of Olive Branch, Miss.
She is a graduate of Olive Branch High School, and received a Bachelor of Arts in Art at the University of Mississippi in 2009, and is a member of Kappa kappa gamma sorority.
Mollie Katherine Swoope
Jim and Jennifer Swoope of West Point, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Mollie Katherine Swoope, Sept. 15, 2011, at 4:44 a.m. at Oktibbeha County Hospital in Starkville. She weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 21 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Randy and Leah Montgomery of West Point.
Paternal grandparents are Edward Swoope of West Point and the late Mary Drake Batton Swoope.
Maternal great-grandparents are Mancil and Mary Ray of West Point, Jean Montgomery of West Point and the late Ralph Montgomery.
Mary Ann Dahlem Beckwith
Mary Ann Dahlem Beckwith, age 64, passed away, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at Community Hospice, in Verona, Miss. Mary Ann Beckwith was born June 14, 1947, in Aberdeen, Miss., to the late Eva Lee Willis Mask Dahlem and Collie Kristopher Dahle. Mrs. Beckwith worked on the support staff as a secretary for Watkins, Ward Stafford CPA, from July 1982 until Aug., 2011, and was of the Baptist faith. Mrs. Beckwith was a graduating member of the Class of 1965 at Aberdeen High School. She loved her cats and dogs.