Tracey Croner of Rockwell graduated May 9, 2009, from Guiford College with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management with concentration in communications.
An honor graduate, Tracey received the ODAC All-Conference Basketball Award for three years with the first team; was an NCCSIA All State Athlete and a member of ODAC All-Star Championship Game; and was Guilford College Female Athlete of the Year.
A 2005 graduate of East Rowan High School, she is the daughter of Jeff andLinda Croner of Rockwell. Tracey is employed by Sunstream Resorts in Fort Myers Beach, Fla.
Earnhardt – Marshall
Jenna Elyse Earnhardt and Andrew Michael Marshall were united in marriage Saturday, June 20, 2009, at Providence United Metho?dist Church in Salisbury.
The 3 p.m. ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Dan Gobble and followed by a reception and dance hosted by the parents of the bride, Perry and Jill Earnhardt, in the churchís Fellowship Building.
The bride was escorted by her father, Perry Earnhardt, and given in marriage by her parents. She was attended by Mrs. Yvette Sousa of Charleston, S.C., as matron of honor. Serving as bridesmaids were Ms. Carrie Eddleman of Salisbury, Ms. Nichole Harper of Charleston, S.C., Ms. Madison Marshall of Illinois and Mrs. Christina Myrick of Salisbury.
Mr. Justin Nievas of Charleston, S.C., stood as the groomís best man. Groomsmen included Mr. Dustin Euart of Salisbury, Mr. Kyle Rounds of Illinois and Mr. Michael Hurley of Charleston, S.C.
Sister of the bride Miss Ivy Earnhardt of Salisbury was flower girl, and Master Colton Funderburk of Rockwell was ring bearer.
Guest register attendants were Ms. Autumn Fore of Salisbury and Miss Kayla Funderburk of Rockwell. Mr. Ben Rollins of Salisbury was acolyte.
The bride is the daughter of Perry and Jill Earnhardt and the granddaughter of Dale and Betty Boger, all of Salisbury, and the late Clyde ěJuneî Earnhardt and Dot Earnhardt Hagler. A student at East Rowan High School, Jenna graduated from Higher Ground Academy. She is a senior airman in the United States Air Force serving out of Charleston as a C-17 crew chief.
The groom is the son of Micky Niehoff of Tampa, Fla., and Mike and Brenda Marshall of Illinois and the grandson of Bill and Nancy Marshall of McDonald, Pa. A graduate of Mahomet-Seymour High School, Andrew is also a member of the United States Air Force serving out of Charleston as a mechanic for Aerospace Ground Equipment.
A rehearsal dinner was given by the parents of the groom, Mike and Brenda Marshall, June 19 at Chef Santos Goodfellows in Salisbury.
Other courtesies extended to the bridal couple included a shower given June 6 by the brideís family at Providence United Methodist Church.
Following a wedding trip to Disney World in Orlando, Fla., the couple will make their home in Charleston.
Eller 50th Anniversary
Bill Eller and Faye Hinson Eller of Landis celebrated their 50th anniversary June 20, 2009, at a reception at Canaan Baptist Church hosted by their children and grandchildren. The Ellers were married June 20, 1959, at the Landis home of their pastor, Rev. Bob McGalliard. Bill retired from National Starch after 25 years, and Faye retired from Parkdale Mills Plant 23 after 37 years.
The coupleís children are Tina Witcher (David) of South Port, Debbie Schenck (Danny) of Salisbury, Teresah Schenk (Joey) of Salisbury and Tim Eller of Landis. They have six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Justin Everette Eller of Chicago, Ill., graduated from Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago Sunday,?May 17, 2009, with a Master of Divinity.
The son of Freddie and Cathy Eller of Salisbury, Justin is a 1999 graduate of East Rowan High School and 2002 graduate of North Carolina State University.
Ordained at the N.C. Synod Assembly June 5, Justin and his wife, Kari Fisher Eller, will relocate to La Paz, Bolivia, in August, where he will serve as a pastor for the Global Mission Unit of Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.