Wood/Carter

Janie Davis of Saltillo, and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph C. Wood of Belden announce the engagement of their daughter, Robin Amanda Wood, to Glen Barton Carter, son of Almeda Carter of the Peaceville Valley community and James Carter of Tupelo.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Riley of Fulton, Vance Cullum of Saltillo, the late Sybil Marcum and Charles Wood of Mobile, Ala.

The prospective groom is the grandson of Imogene Herndon of the Evergreen community and the late Glen Clouse.

The bride-elect is a graduate of East Union High School in Blue Springs. She received a bachelor of science degree in biology from the University of Mississippi. She is an employee of Cingular Wireless in Tupelo.

The prospective groom is a graduate of Itawamba Agricultural High School in Fulton. He is a maintenance test pilot in Tupelo.

The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. Oct. 13, 2001, at Belden Baptist Church. A reception will follow. Family and friends are invited.

Robin Amanda Wood

Cain/Jolley

Mr. and Mrs. Don Cain of Louisville announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Carroll Cain, to George Evrette Jolley, son of Wiley and Mae Jolley of Shannon.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Thomas Cain of Jackson, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward Carroll Bourland of Amory.

The prospective groom is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. George A. Jolley of Lake Providence, La., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Lesley Culpepper of Columbia.

The bride-elect graduated from home school in Louisville. She received a bachelor of arts degree in general music from Mississippi University for Women. She is currently employed in domestic services.

The prospective groom is a graduate of Shannon High School. He is a grounds maintenance engineer.

The couple will exchange vows at 10 a.m. Oct. 20, 2001, in a garden wedding in Shannon. A reception will follow.

George Evrette Jolley and Elizabeth Carroll Cain

Jenkins/Gregory

Patricia Jenkins of Nettleton, and Johnny and Patty Jenkins of Nettleton announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer DeeAnn Jenkins, to Norman Allen Gregory, son of W.H. and Virginia Gregory of Smithville.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jack and Margaret Billeter of Nettleton, the late Jack and Viola Boureland of Nettleton, and the late Arnold Jenkins of Tucson, Ariz.

The prospective groom is the grandson of Wilmer Tubb of Quincy and the late Preston Tubb, and Rubie Gregory and the late Hermon Gregory.

The bride-elect is a graduate of Itawamba Agricultural High School in Fulton, where she was a member of SADD and Who's Who Among American High School Students. She was a member of the Drama Club, and a student director and playcast member. She was a member of FBLA and second place winner in the shorthand division of FBLA competition. She earned an associate of science degree from Itawamba Community College and a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Mississippi University for Women. She was a member of Phi Beta Lambda. She is an employee of Tower Loan in Fulton.

The prospective groom is an honor graduate of Smithville High School, where he was a member of FFA. He received a degree in industrial electricity from Itawamba Community College in Tupelo. He is an employee of Mueller Copper Tube in Fulton.

The couple will exchange vows at 11 a.m. Oct. 20, 2001, at Smithville Baptist Church. A reception will follow in the church fellowship hall. Family and friends are invited.

Norman Allen Gregory and Jennifer DeeAnn Jenkins

Davis/Swann

Danny and Jan Davis of Tupelo announce the engagement of their daughter, Stacey Leigh Davis, to Jalon Craig Swann, son of Jimmy and Judy Swann of Tupelo.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Nell Beasley of Tupelo, the late Clarence Davis of Tupelo, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Oglesby of Calhoun City, and the late Earnie Franks of Saltillo.

The prospective groom is the grandson of Ruth Chunn of New Albany, the late Boyce Chunn of New Albany, and Mr. and Mrs. Cullen Swann of New Albany.

The bride-elect is a graduate of Tupelo High School. She received an associate's degree in nursing from Northeast Mississippi Community College.

The prospective groom is a graduate of Tupelo High School. He received an associate's degree in agribusiness technology from Itawamba Community College. He is an employee of Tee to Green in Tupelo.

The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. Oct. 20, 2001, at East Heights Baptist Church in Tupelo. A reception will follow in the church fellowship hall. Family and friends are invited.

Stacey Leigh Davis

Roberts/Harmon

Patsy Roberts of Tupelo announces the engagement of her daughter, Tiffany Roberts, to Chad Harmon, son of James and Peggy Harmon of Tupelo.

The bride-elect is also the daughter of the late Gene Roberts. She is the granddaughter of the late Henry and Georgia Roberts, and the late Bill and Eva Webb.

The prospective groom is the grandson of Rod and Willard Harmon of New Albany, and the late Vance Stroud Cole of New Albany.

The bride-elect is a 1994 graduate of Tupelo High School. She received a marketing degree from Northeast Mississippi Community College. She is a Clinique consultant at McRae's in Tupelo.

The prospective groom is a 1993 graduate of Tupelo High School. He received a business degree from Itawamba Community College. He is an employee of Hancock Fabrics in Tupelo.

The couple will exchange vows at 7 p.m. Oct. 20, 2001, at The Orchard United Methodist Congregation in Tupelo. A reception will follow at the Ramada Inn in Tupelo. Family and friends are invited.

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Staggs/Hill

Dr. and Mrs. John H. Staggs of Oxford announce the engagement of their daughter, Christy Lou Staggs, to James Hill, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Hill of Louisville.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. James H. Bailey Sr., and Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Staggs, all of New Albany.

The prospective groom is the grandson of Louise Ogle of Toccoa, Ga., and the late Earnest Ogle, and the late Mr. and Mrs. L.V. Hill of Louisville.

The bride-elect is a 1994 graduate of Horn Lake High School. She attended Northwest Mississippi Community College, where she was homecoming queen. She is an honor graduate of Wood College with an associate of arts degree. She is a student at Mississippi State University.

The prospective groom is a 1987 graduate of Louisville High School. He is an employee of L&W Enterprises in Amory.

The couple will exchange vows at 4 p.m. Oct. 20, 2001, at the First United Methodist Church of New Albany. A reception will follow in Wesley Hall at the church. Family and friends are invited.

Christy Lou Staggs

Ruggles/Bryan

Karen Ruggles of Vicksburg, and Jimmy and Ann Bryan of Okolona announce the engagement of their children, Teri Lyn Ruggles and James Thomas Bryan.

The bride-elect is also the daughter of the late James Ruggles of Vicksburg. She is the granddaughter of Eniver "Wo" Ruggles of Virginia Beach, Va., and the late Paul Ruggles, and Lillian Pfitzer of Java, S.D., and the late Chris Pfitzer.

The prospective groom is the grandson of Doris Bryan of Nettleton and the late Jim Bryan, and the late Tom and Jewel Whitlock of Okolona.

The bride-elect is a 1993 graduate of Warren Central High School in Vicksburg. She is a 1999 graduate of Mississippi State University with a bachelor of architecture degree. She is an intern architect at Hayden Architects in Nashville.

The prospective groom is a 1992 graduate of Nashville High School. He is a 1999 graduate of Mississippi State University with a bachelor of architecture degree. He was a member of Alpha Kappa Lambda Fraternity. He is an intern architect at Street Dixon Rick Architecture in Nashville.

The couple will exchange vows at 3 p.m. Oct. 20, 2001, at Crawford Street United Methodist Church in Vicksburg. A reception will follow at the "BB" Club.

Teri Lyn Ruggles

Vuncannon/Gillespie

Ray and Lynn Vuncannon of Booneville announce the engagement of their daughter, Denise Vuncannon, to Grant Gillespie, son of Billy and Jane Gillespie of Booneville.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Ida Lee McCutchen of Booneville and the late L.C. McCutchen, and Eunice Vuncannon of Berry, Ala., and the late O.P. Vuncannon.

The prospective groom is the grandson of Connie Owens of Booneville and the late Freeman Owens, and the late John W. and Ruby Gillespie.

The bride-elect is a graduate of Booneville High School. She received a master of business administration degree from the University of Mississippi. She is an industrial services specialist at Northeast Mississippi Community College in Booneville.

The prospective groom is a graduate of Booneville High School. He is a field service representative for Convergent Media.

The couple will exchange vows at 4 p.m. Oct. 20, 2001, in an outdoor ceremony at Mt. Vernon Place in Tupelo. A reception will follow. Family and friends are invited.

Denise Vuncannon

Hill/Kisner

Sonya Michelle Hill of Tupelo and Richard Clayton Kisner of Oxford were united in marriage June 16, 2001, at Calvary Baptist Church in Batesville with Paul Middleton officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Danny and Glenda Hill of Batesville. She is the granddaughter of Robin and Izetta Christian of Mantachie, and Charlene Hill of Fulton and the late Lester Hill of Baldwyn.

The groom is the son of Donald Kisner of Tupelo and Marsha Kisner of Oxford. He is the grandson of Peggy Wood of Oxford and the late William Wood, and Dorothy Kisner of Oxford and the late Richard Kisner.

The bride's gown featured a bodice accented with handsewn and embroidered iridescent beading and a full skirt with an overlay of tulle with a satin trim. Her waist-length veil was edged in white satin.

Amanda Gaskin of Houston, Texas, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Staci Rich of Tupelo, April Craig of Saltillo, and Lisa Funderburk and Tracy Holland, cousin of the bride, both of Fulton. Courtney Taylor of Oxford, niece of the groom, was flower girl. The bridesmaids wore two-piece ensembles of pink satin with slightly off-the-shoulder necklines.

Donald Kisner, father of the groom, was best man. Groomsmen were Chris Gatlin, Shane Traylor and Randy Kisner, cousin of the groom, all of Oxford, and Justin Hill of Batesville, brother of the bride. Richey Traylor of Oxford, nephew of the groom, was ringbearer.

A reception followed in the church foyer.

After a wedding trip to Gatlinburg, Tenn., the couple lives in Oxford. The bride is employed by the Lafayette County Schools in Oxford, and the groom is employed by Windshield Magician in Oxford.

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Clayton Kisner

Searcy/Cook

Christine Searcy of Sherman and Craig Cook of Tupelo were united in marriage May 12, 2001, at the First Baptist Church of Tupelo with Dr. Gayle Alexander officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Bobbie Searcy of Livonia, Mich., and Gloria Konrad of Louden, Tenn. She is the granddaughter of Carl and Joyce Holston of Fruitland Park, Fla., and the late Troy and Inez Searcy of Belmont.

The groom is the son of Paul and Maude Dean Cook of Tupelo. He is the grandson of E.P. Christian of Tupelo and the late Ovie Christian; the late Marvin and Audrey Knapp of Tupelo; and the late Marvin Cook of Tupelo.

The bride wore a formal gown of white satin with a silk chiffon overlay featuring a sleeveless bodice accented with beaded Alencon lace appliques, a sweetheart neckline and a princess skirt. Her fingertip veil with a rattail edging was attached to a beaded headband.

Holly Shoptaw of Garden City, Mich., was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Cindy Searcy of Belmont and Shawndra Cook of Tupelo. Searcy Swain of Saltillo was flower girl. The bridesmaids wore floor-length gowns of navy silk dupioni with square necklines.

Andrew Creely of Tupelo was best man. Groomsmen were Jacob Spears of Greenville and Lee Greer of Pontotoc. Ushers were Jereamie Cook, Matthew Creely, James Hawkins and Dave Russell, all of Tupelo. Ross Waycaster was ringbearer.

A reception followed in the church's Grand Hall.

After a wedding trip to the Dominican Republic, the couple lives in Sherman. The bride is employed by Richard Sharp, M.D., in Tupelo, and the groom is employed by Sunrise Medical in Baldwyn.

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Brasfield/Gottlieb

Katherine Joyner Brasfield of Tupelo and Randall Douglas Gottlieb of St. Louis, Mo., were united in marriage July 14, 2001, at the First Presbyterian Church of Tupelo with the Rev. McCoy Franklin and Marc Perler officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Daniel Lynton Brasfield of Tupelo. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Ernest Love Joyner of Tupelo and the late Mr. Joyner, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Lynton Burnell Brasfield of Tupelo.

The groom is the son of Eileen Harriet Dardick of Los Angeles, Leon Melvin Dardick of St. Louis and Stephen Marcus Gottlieb of Los Angeles. He is the grandson of Susan Frances Gottlieb of Los Angeles, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Weintraub of Los Angeles.

The bride wore a floor-length gown of silk shantung with a beaded and embroidered bodice, and a chapel-length train.

Frances Elkin Brasfield of Evanston, Ill., sister of the bride, was maid of honor, and Dale Brasfield Waller of Houston, Texas, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Margaret Joyner Hodges, cousin of the bride, of Tupelo, Caroline Polster Chamberlin of Alexandria, Va., Mary Morehead Hadley of Winston-Salem, N.C., Fran Hutchison Keenan of New York, N.Y., Sarah Jane Rich of Monroe, N.C., Elizabeth Owens Rose of Tupelo and Jessica Kay Stetler of Birmingham. Helen Frances Kaye of Annapolis, Md., cousin of the bride, was flower girl. The bridesmaids wore periwinkle, floor-length gowns with beaded crystal detail work on the bodices.

Gregory Steven Gottlieb of Boston, brother of the groom, was best man. Groomsmen were James Michael Coyle of Chicago, Kenneth Mark Hadley of Suwanee, Ga., Bradley Jack Manning of Columbus, Ohio, Michael Andrew Missler of Grand Blanc, Mich., Charles Meador Robertson of Charlottesville, Va., James Gregory Waller of Houston, Texas, Jeffrey Dana Weaver of Alexandria, Va., and Jeffrey Scott Wilson of Chicago.

After the reception at the Tupelo Country Club, the couple left on their wedding trip to Alaska and the Canadian Rockies.

Mr. and Mrs. Randall Douglas Gottlieb

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