Chamblisses will celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

August 13, 2009 THIDA — Cleveland and Marilou Chambliss of Thida will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception at 5 p.m. Saturday at Sissy’s Diner and Pizza in Oil Trough.Marilou Aubill and Cleveland Chambliss were married Aug. 15, 1959, in Benton Harbor, Mich.Mr. Chambliss is retired from American Jordan of Newport. Mrs. Chambliss is a homemaker.All friends and relatives are invited to attend the reception.

Wards to mark anniversary

August 12, 2009 Mr. and Mrs. Ed Ward will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday.Alma West of Dowdy and Ed Ward of Strawberry were married Aug. 13, 1949, at Philadelphia Baptist Church in Dowdy with the Rev. J.W. Collard officiating.They have two daughters, Jeanette Thompson and her husband, Patrick, of Batesville, formerly of Hartselle, Ala., and Sherry Ward of Cave Creek, Ariz.; and two granddaughters, Kimberly Thompson of Portland, Ore., and Tracy Severson and her husband, Courtney, of Tucson, Ariz.

Coes to celebrate 50th anniversary

August 11, 2009 William and Maudie Coe will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday.Maudie Quindora Taylor and William Eugene Coe were married Aug. 15, 1959, at Garrett Presbyterian Church in Snowball with the Rev. V.L. Bartlett officiating.Mr. Coe is the son of the late Thomas L. Coe Sr. and Cora Bell Coe of Gainesboro Township. Mrs. Coe is the daughter of the late Arthur and Dollie Taylor of Snowball.

Lanning, Saucier wed

August 10, 2009 Brittany Lanning and Bobby Saucier were united in marriage July 24 in a private ceremony at the home of Bob and Donna Francis, grandparents of the bride.The bride is the daughter of Bret and Donna Lanning. The groom’s parents are Gary and Lexie Saucier.

Wilson, Wallace wed

August 7, 2009 Loretta Wilson and Jason Wallace were united in marriage July 25 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in North Little Rock. The ceremony was officiated by the Rev. James P. West.The bride is the daughter of Kenneth and Bettie Magness of Batesville. The groom is the son of Charles and Yvonne Bennett of Fayetteville and Mike and Kathy Wallace of Farmington.

Bunch, Patterson to solemnize vows

August 6, 2009 Rachel Bunch and Cody Patterson, both of Batesville, have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.The bride-elect is the daughter of David and Cindy Bunch-Holcomb of Sulphur Rock and Rick Bunch of Batesville. She is the granddaughter of Diana Holland and the late Ray Holland and Garnet and Anna Adamson, all of Batesville, and Louise Bunch and the late Rev. W.L. Bunch of Newark.She is a 2008 graduate of Batesville High School and plans to attend Paul Mitchell-Imagine Cosmetology School in North Little Rock. She is employed by Colton’s Steakhouse.

Sanders, King wed

August 5, 2009 Amanda Sanders and Dustin King were united in marriage July 20 in a beach ceremony at Sandals Negril Resort and Spa in Jamaica.The bride is the daughter of Larry and Cindy Zahm and Tom and Rhonda Reid. The groom’s parents are Dave King and Mechelle Morgan.A reception will be Friday at Eagle Mountain Country Club.All friends and family are invited to attend the reception.Following their wedding trip, the couple resides in Batesville.

Meekses celebrate golden anniversary

August 4, 2009 HIGDEN — The Rev. Melvin E. and Dorothy Maxine Meeks celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception at 5 p.m. Saturday at Western Sizzlin in Batesville.Dorothy Maxine Tackett and Melvin E. Meeks were married Aug. 8, 1959, at United Pentecostal Church in Delphi, Ind., by Ronald Ratcliff.They have two sons, Billy Meeks and his wife, Jannette, of Floral and Perry Meeks and his wife, Wendy, of Marcella; and a daughter, Rhonda Wilson and her husband, Darrell, of Gulfport, Miss.

Johnson, Weston unite in marriage

August 3, 2009 MELBOURNE — Lacey Leann Johnson and Anthony S. Weston were united in marriage on June 27 in an outdoor ceremony at the home of Delmas and Betty Johnson in Melbourne.Billy Brooks, great-uncle of the bride, officiated.The bride is the daughter of Blane Johnson of Calico Rock and Leann Johnson of Mount Pleasant. She is the granddaughter of Delmas and Betty Johnson of Melbourne and the late R.G. and Peggy Foreman of Franklin.

Kings to celebrate 60th

July 31, 2009 CAVE CITY — Mr. and Mrs. Jack King will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Tuesday at their home.Peggy Lyon and Jack King were married Aug. 4, 1949, in Rockwall, Texas.They have eight children; 23 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and many nephews and nieces.