Archive - Food and Leisure
November 28th, 2011
Carruthers Turns 80
Eliza Carruthers turned 80 years old Friday Nov. 18. She celebrated her birthday with family and friends Nov. 12, at Ryan's Steak House in Columbus, including her husband, James Carruthers and their five children, Mildred Griffin, Dorothy McQuarters, Rickey Cannon, Carolyn Donald and Janice Tillman, ten grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.
Barker, Mobley Engagement
Mr. and Mrs. Phil Barker are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Elizabeth Cole Barker, to Bradley Joel Mobley son of Mr. and Mrs. Donnie Mobley.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Tucker of Aberdeen, Mr. and Mrs George Vickers of West Point, and the late Mr. Jimmy Barker.
Valsamakis, Broome Engagement
Mr. and Mrs. Chris Alex Valsamakis of Aberdeen, Miss., are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Katie Elaine Valsamakis, to Christopher Dale Broome, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Dale Broome of Hamilton, Miss.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Beryl Wilbanks, of Amesbury, England, and the late Mr. Durrell Wilbanks.
She is a 1998 graduate of Oak Hill Academy, and furthered her education at Mississippi State University in 2002 and Mississippi University for Women in 2003.
Lasky Feted with Bridesmaids Brunch
Celia Lasky, recent bride of Brad Kidder was honored with a bridesmaids brunch Oct. 28 in the home of Debbie Chandler. Hosts for the event were, Debbie Chandler, Bryan Hughes, MaryJo Hill, Peggy Coleman, Ana Bess Wileman, Kay White, Suzanne Word, Carol Hazard, Jenny Zepponi, Susie Walker,
Allen, Wooten Engagement
Judge and Mrs. Thomas Wilsford Allen, of Lyon, Miss., are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Martha Elizabeth Allen, to Matthew Evans Wooten, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robley Evans Wooten Jr., of West Point, Miss.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Harry Isaac Clark and the late Mr. and Mrs. Coleman Maddox Allen.
Bramlett, Baker Engagement
Terri Barksdale of Caledonia, and Lonnie Bramlett of West Point, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Alicia Joyce Bramlett, to William Baker, son of Stephen and Angela Baker of Mantee.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Stanley and Elizabeth Bramlett of West Point, and Lois Johnson of Columbus, and the late Doris Atkins.
She is a 2009 graduate of West Point High School, and is continuing her education at Vaughn's Beauty School and East Mississippi Community College.
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.
A New Arrival
Sofi Clair Lewis
Barry and Abby Lewis of Bossier City, La., would like to announce the birth of their daughter Sofi Clair Lewis Feb. 10, 2011, at Willis-Knighting, Bossier City, La. She weighed 7 pounds, 8ounces and was 20 inches long.
The proud grandparents are Paul and Robin Kitchens of West Point, Phyllis and Eddie Gregg of Starkville, and Chuck and Susie Lewis of Starkville.