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Celebrations 08-03-08

Sartain – Kemp

Joy Nicole Sartain of Rockwell and Mark Andrew Kemp of Richfield announce their engagement.
The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Sartain of China Grove, Joy is employed by South Rowan Academy. Andrew is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Kemp of Richfield and is employed by RMC Construction.
The wedding is Aug. 9 at Historic Gold Hill Park.

Pietryk – Favero

Sharon A. Taylor of China Grove and Edward W. Pietryk II of Salisbury are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ann Taylor Pietryk, to Dr. John Patrick iPatî Favero, Jr., both of Lynchburg, Va.
The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Nancy Taylor Reavis and the late Marvin L. Taylor of Cape Canaveral, Fla., formerly of Kannapolis, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward W. and Doris F. Pietryk of Salisbury. A 2004 graduate of South Rowan High School, Ann also studied at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and will graduate this October from Miller-Motte Technical College in Lynchburg, Va.
The future groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John and Bonnie Favero of Collinsville, Va., and the grandson of Mrs. Shirley Malone and the late Mr. Jake Malone of Newark, Dela., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Favero of Paramus, N.J. A 1999 graduate of Fieldale-Collinsville High School in Collinsville, Va., Pat graduated from Lenoir-Rhyne College in Hickory in 2002, where he was a dean’s list student, and West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg, W.Va., in 2007. A resident physician at Centra Hospital in Lynchburg, Pat is vice-chief of the Residency Program at Lynchburg Family Medicine.
The wedding is Aug. 31 at Chatmoss Country Club in Martinsville, Va.

Hartley – Johnson

Steve and Patty Hartley of Rockwell are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Natasha Marie Hartley, to Allen Mitchell Johnson, son of Jay and Patsy Johnson of Rockwell.
The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Guy and Mary Miller of Concord, Edna Hancock of Concord and Sam Hartley of Mars Hill.
The future groom is the grandson of Pat Peeler and Mary Day, both of Rockwell.
The wedding is planned for Nov. 15 at Prospect Baptist Church in Albemarle.

Powlas – Wells

Alan and Terri Powlas of Salisbury are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Samantha Leigh Powlas, to Justin Michael Wells, also of Salisbury.
The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of William Lee and Sarah Basinger and Mary and the late George Howard Powlas, all of Salisbury. A 2005 graduate of East Rowan High School, Samantha is an orthodontic assistant at Busby and Webb Orthodontics.
The future groom is the son of Mike and Julie Fuller of Salisbury and Lee Wells of Pinehurst and the grandson of Betty and the late Leonard Lee Wells Sr., Don and Ann Daniels and Elaine and the late Edwin R. Fuller, all of Salisbury. A 1998 graduate of Salisbury High School, Justin earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from East Carolina University in 2004. He is manager of Ultimate Sports Apparel in downtown Salisbury.
The wedding is Oct. 18 at St. Paulís Lutheran Church.

Shuffler – Lingle

Dale and Wanda Shuffler of China Grove are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Angela Louvine Shuffler of China Grove, to Timothy Andrew Lingle of Salisbury.
The bride-to-be is a 2000 graduate of South Rowan High School and has a degree in photography from Penn Foster Career School. She is currently working at Shoe Show Distribution Center in Concord.
The future groom is the son of Claude and Dollie Lingle of Salisbury. A 2003 graduate of East Rowan High School, Timothy graduated in 2008 from Rowan-Cabarrus Community College with an associate degree in retail and marketing. He is currently working at Border Concepts in Linwood.
The couple will be wed Aug. 30 in China Grove.

Cohen – Robinson

WINSTON-SALEM ó Meghann Alexandra Cohen and Tanner Gray Robinson were united in marriage Aug. 2, 2008, at Centenary United Methodist Church. The Rev. Jack Yarbrough officiated the 5:30 p.m. ceremony, which was followed by a reception at Old Town Club.
The bride was escorted by her father, James Newton Cohen, Jr. She chose her sisters, Caroline Haley Cohen of Cary and Mary Chandler Cohen of Trinity, as maids of honor. Bridesmaids included sister of the groom Lindsay Alexander Robinson of Nashville, Tenn., Sara Elisabeth Hardy of Wilmington, Lauren Joan Kathleen Cook of Washington, D.C., Christin Leigh Hartsfield of Atlanta, Ga., Kelly Patricia Ingraham of Charlotte and Kathryn Winters Slawinski of Winston-Salem.
Michael Lindsay Robinson was his sonís best man. Serving as groomsmen were brothers of the groom Spencer Croswell Robinson of Charlotte and Michael MacRae Robinson of Winston-Salem, along with Nathan Edward Battle, John Benjamin Bloodworth, Charles Howell Fulk and Tyler Rich Walley, all of Winston-Salem, and David Briggs Wells of Charlotte. Ushers included Benjamin Edward Brosseau of San Diego, Calif., Kevin Michael Harrell and Brendan Dooley Harrington of Charlotte, Christopher Todd Parker of Winston-Salem and Michael Patrick Santana of Raleigh.
Program attendants were Olivia Bryn Hargett and Isabella Hollis Hargett, and reader was Addie Walker Hargett, all of Richmond, Va.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Newton Cohen, Jr. of Trinity and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vaughn Clark of Sanford and Mr. and Mrs. James Newton Cohen, Sr. of Salisbury. A 1999 graduate of Wesleyan Christian Academy in High Point, Meghann received a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2003. She is a treasury analyst with BB&T in Winston-Salem.
The groom is the son of Mr. Michael Lindsay Robinson and Mrs. Wynn Tanner of Winston-Salem and the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. James Townsend Tanner of Rutherfordton, Mr. Edward Norwood Robinson of Winston-Salem and the late Mrs. Pauline Gray Robinson. A 2000 graduate of Forsyth Country Day School, Tanner received a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2004. He is a financial advisor with Merrill Lynch in Winston-Salem.
Following a wedding trip to the Turks and Caicos, the couple will make their home in Winston-Salem.

Cauble – Lovette

ST. LUCIA ó Kari Lynn Cauble of Woodleaf and Monty Dean Lovette of Salisbury were united in marriage April 24, 2008, at The Sandals Resort.
The bride is the daughter of Becky and Herb Cauble of Salisbury. Her grandparents are Junior and Edith Cauble of Salisbury and the late Ray Lynn and Beulah Owens McCoy of Cleveland. Educated at West Rowan High School and Davidson County Community College, Kari is a paralegal for Wallace & Graham, PA.
The groom is the son of Gaynell Hopkins Lovette and the late Thomas D. Lovette of Salisbury. Educated at North Rowan High School and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, Monty is a Locomotive Engineer for Norfolk Southern.
Following an extended stay in St. Lucia, the Lovettes are making their home in Woodleaf.


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