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Celebrations 03-29-09

Bayliff – Eagle

LEXINGTON ó Kristin Leigh Bayliff of Lexington and Bradley Scott Eagle of Rockwell were united in marriage March 28, 2009, at Shiloh United Methodist Church.
The Rev. Matthew Farabow officiated the 3 p.m. ceremony, which was followed by a reception at Sapona Country Club.
The bride was escorted by her father, Randy Bayliff. Attending as matron of honor was her sister, Brandy Michael of Lexington. Her bridesmaids included Karen Harman of Charlotte, Kayla Hamilton of Mount Pleasant, Kristen Fuller of Columbia, S.C., and Megan Everhart of Lexington.
Father of the groom Martin Eagle stood as best man. Serving as groomsmen were brother of the groom Chris Eagle of Rockwell, Craig Powers of Spencer, Tony Hawkins of Mount Pleasant, Jeremy Delapp of Reidsville and brother-in-law of the bride Alan Michael of Lexington.
Flower girl was Sieera Lambert of China Grove, cousin of the groom, and ring bearer was Kyler Eagle of Rockwell, nephew of the groom. Nieces of the groom Sadie and Lindsay Eagle of Rockwell served as program attendants and guest registrars.
The bride is the daughter of Randy and Pattie Bayliff and the granddaughter of Ruby Bayliff, all of Lexington. A 2003 graduate of West Davidson High School, Kristin received a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education in 2007 from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She is employed by Rowan-Salisbury Schools as a kindergarten teacher at Rockwell Elementary School.
The groom is the son of Martin and Jo Eagle and the grandson of Nina Clark, all of Salisbury. A 1997 graduate of East Rowan High School, Brad received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2001. He is a project manager for Summit Developers in Salisbury.
The brideís mother and sister hosted a luncheon to honor the bride March 21 at Sapona Country Club in Lexington.
The groomís parents hosted the rehearsal dinner at The Wrenn House in Salisbury March 27.
Following a wedding trip to Riviera Maya, Mexico, the couple will make their home in Rockwell.

Corriher 50th Anniversary

Joe Alfred Corriher and Eva Nell Fleming Corriher of China Grove are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today, March 29, 2009. The couple were married Easter Sunday, March 29, 1959, at Unity Presbyterian Church in Woodleaf by the Rev. Joseph Armfield Jr. Joe has been a dairy farmer his entire life and Eva is a homemaker. The coupleís children are Jo Anna Foster of Westfield, Marian Goodman of Statesville, Max Corriher of China Grove, Gay Gentry of Sparta, Tilda Corriher of China Grove and Ted Corriher of China Grove. They also have seven grandchildren. The couple are celebrating with a mountain trip with their family.

Eller 90th Birthday

Hilda W. Eller of Salisbury is celebrating her 90th birthday today, March 29, 2009, at a reception given by her children.
She was born March 28, 1919, to the late James T. and Emma C. Wood. Her children are Gladys Harriss, Frances Grim and Lynn Masingo of Salisbury, Wayne Eller of Steamboat Springs, Col., Gynn Eller of Cornelius, and the late Barbara Williams and Carolyn Smith. She also has 14 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Hilda enjoys spending time with her family, church and ACC basketball. She was delighted to receive a birthday greeting this year from Carolina Tarheels Coach Roy Williams.
Happy Birthday, Mother!

Gardner – Selby

Drs. Andrew and Claudia Gardner of Salisbury announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Lynne Gardner, to Frank Gordon Selby, both of Salisbury.
Jennifer is the granddaughter of Mrs. Martha Jones of New Bern. A graduate of North Carolina State University and Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, Jennifer is a Fine Arts instructor at RCCC.
Frank is the son of Mr. David and Mrs. Audrey Selby of Aztec, N.M. and the grandson of Ms. Margery Selby of San Luis Obispo, Calif. A graduate of the University of New Mexico and Central Saint Martins College of Arts & Design, he is an artist.
The wedding is April 11 at Crestwood Inn in Boone.

Hauss-Ritchie

Ron and Tami Holshouser of China Grove and Lynn Hauss of Salisbury announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Lynn Hauss, to Jeffrey Ray Ritchie, son of Ray and Kay Ritchie of China Grove.
Jennifer is the granddaughter of Margaret and the late Sherman Julian of Kannapolis and Ione and the late Harry Hauss of China Grove. A graduate of South Rowan High School, she studied at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and is an administrator at Stericycle, Inc.
Jeff is the grandson of the late Cecil and Mary Jeanette Brown and the late Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Ritchie. A graduate of South Rowan High School and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, he is the owner of J.R. Ritchie Electric, Inc.
The wedding is May 16 at First United Methodist Church in China Grove.

McCoy – Barry

WASHINGTON, D.C. ó Regina Catherine McCoy and David John Barry IV were united in marriage March 7, 2009, at St. Patrickís Catholic Church.
Reverend Monsignor Salvatore Criscuolo officiated the 3 p.m. ceremony, which was followed by a reception at Key Bridge Marriott in Arlington,Va.
The bride was escorted by her father, John F. McCoy, and attended by Catherine Peer of Wilmington, N.C., as maid of honor. Serving as bridesmaids were sister of the groom Erin Barry of Haverhill, Mass.; Mieke de Boer of Silver Spring, Md.; Season Comstock of Smyrna, Ga.; Christin Griffin and Nina Guandolo of Wilmington, N.C.; Jennifer Rose, of Washington, D.C.; and Christine Valente of Indian Trail, N.C. Junior Bridesmaid was sister of the bride Emily McCoy of Salisbury, N.C.
Best Man was Anthony McDermott of Robbinsville, N.J. Groomsmen were Brian Adams of Philadelphia, Pa.; Robert Barry, of Haverhill, Mass., brother of the groom; Kristopher Garlick of Ontario, Canada; brothers of the bride Andrew McCoy of Arlington, Va., and Daniel McCoy of Raleigh, N.C.; Jason Pino of San Francisco, Calif.; and James Scott of Brick, N.J.
Offertory Gift Bearers were Amanda Betner of Wilmington, N.C.; Haley Hill of Tampa, Fla.; and Christina McCoy of Atlanta, Ga. Readers were Hank and Janey Hill of Flowery Branch, Ga., and Vivian Reichart of Concord, N.C., served as Eucharistic Minister.
The bride is the daughter of John and Debra McCoy of Salisbury, N.C., and the granddaughter of Vivian Cambron of Loretto, Ky., the late Thomas L. Cambron, Mary V. McCoy of Louisville, Ky., and the late Robert C. McCoy. A 1999 graduate of West Rowan High School and 2003 graduate of East Carolina University, Regina is a regional credit officer with BB&T.
The groom is the son of David John Barry III of Woburn, Mass., and Susan Barry of Haverhill, Mass. He is the grandson of the late Henry J. and Gloria Hill and the late David J. and Ruth Barry. A 1999 graduate of North Andover High School and 2003 graduate of Rider University, David is a project manager with Ryan Homes.
Following a wedding trip to St. Lucia, the couple are making their home in Washington, D.C.

Messick 60th Anniversary

Minnie Sue and Lloyd Messick of Salisbury celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary March 19, 2009. Their celebration includes a dinner gathering with their family and an upcoming trip to the beach.
The Messicksí children are Kathie M. Chapman, Teresa M. Poole and Scott Messick.
They have four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Messick Five Generations

The Messick family presents a second photo with five generations.
Seated, left to right, are mother Christal Binkley holding her son, Eden Binkley, and the babyís great-grandmother, Kathie Chapman.
Standing, left to right, are grandfather Shane Binkley and great-great-grandfather Lloyd B. Messick.

Messick Five Generations

The Messick family proudly presents five generations.
Seated, left to right, are mother Christal Binkley holding her son, Eden Binkley, and the babyís great-great-grandmother, Minnie Sue Messick.
Standing are great-grandmother Kathie Messick Chapman and grandfather Shane Binkley.

Poole – Godfrey

Lonnie and Kimberlie Poole of Rockwell are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Grace Poole, to Jay Elliott Godfrey, son of Susan and Randy Godfrey of Mooresville.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Alvin and Mae Poole of Rockwell and Carol and the late Bill Mansfield of Boise, Idaho. A 2005 graduate of East Rowan High School and 2007 graduate and deanís list student of Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, Amanda is employed by Chicago Tube and Iron in Locust.
The future groom is the grandson of Hazel and the late Ben Weizner of Statesville and the late S.G. and Florence Godfrey of Winston-Salem. A 2003 graduate of South Iredell High School, an Eagle Scout and winner of the Viking Award, Jay studied at RCCC and graduated from NASCAR Technical Institute in 2005. He is employed by Iredell-Statesville Schools.
The wedding is May 9 at Williamsonís Chapel in Mooresville.

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