Charlie Steven Aldridge of Salisbury completed the requirements for graduation from Catawba College in December 2008 and recently participated in the May 5, 2009, ceremonies at Keppel Auditorium receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Arts.
While at Catawba, Charlie served on the newspaper staff and with Volunteer Catawba. He recently completed an intern position with Rowan-Salisbury Schools as a language facilitator.
Charlie is the son of Scott and Diana Aldridge of Salisbury.
Melissa D. Barringer of Salisbury graduated from Stanly Community College May 16, 2009, with an Associate degree in Applied Science Radiography.
A 2004 graduate of East Rowan High School, she is currently employed in the Emer?gency Department at Rowan Regional Medical Center and at Rowan Family Physicians. She plans to participate this fall in the CT program at Cabarrus School of Health Science.
Melissa is the daughter of Kim and Connie Barringer of Salisbury.
Baucom 50th Anniversary
Ernest Baucom and Shirley Thomas Baucom of Salisbury celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at a reception held June 14, 2009, by their children at Stallings Memorial Baptist Church. The couple were married June 6, 1959, at Rocky Mount Baptist Church in Polkton by the Rev. C.M. Leonard Jr. Ernest retired from National Welders Supply after 47 years, and Shirley retired from Rowan-Salisbury School System after 30 years as a teacher. Their children are Mike and Andrea Baucom of Salisbury and Jason and Sharon Krider of Morganton. They have four grandchildren.
Bennett – Hunter
Tracy Dionne Bennett and Reginald Andrew Hunter of Spencer are pleased to announce their engagement.
The bride-to-be in the daughter of James Markham of Oakland Calif. A 1987 graduate of West Montgomery High School, she also attended Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. Tracy is employed by Advantage Property Professionals.
The future groom is the son of Calvin Hunter of Spencer and the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Owens of Winnsboro, S.C. A 1980 graduate of Weaver High School in Hartford, Conn., Reginald also studied at Livingstone College. He is employed by Freightliner LLC in Cleveland.
The wedding is July 18 at Salisbury Civic Center.
Duke Cameron Brown, II graduated from ITT of Charlotte on June 18, 2009, with an Associate Degree in Infor?mation Technology Computer Network Systems Applied Science. The graduation ceremony took place at the Baxter Hood Center in Rock Hill, S.C.
A 2006 honor graduate from North Rowan High School, Duke is continuing his education at ITT pursuing his Bachelor of Science in Infor?mation System Security.
Dr. Simon Obeid, Chair of the School of Information Technology for ITT, presented Duke with the Highest Honors Academic Award for maintaining a GPA between 3.8 – 4.0.
Duke is the son of Duke, Sr. and Gerry Brown of Salisbury. While pursuing his Bachelor Degree, he will live in Salisbury.
Julian Scott Cauble was born June 11, 2009, at Carolinas Medical Center-NorthEast in Concord. He weighed 8 lb. 15 oz. and was 20-1/2 inches long.
He is the son of Stacy and Jason Cauble of Rockwell and the grandson of Steve and Connie Cauble and Chris and Leslie Basinger, all of Salisbury.
His great-grandparents are Anna Rose and Arnold Cauble, Clara Mae and the late Roger Basinger and Hope Cline, all of Salisbury, and the late Homer and Shirley Hall.
Cook – Schindelholz
GREENSBORO ó Brandy Cook and Mark Schindelholz, both of Salisbury, were united in marriage May 16, 2009, at The Groome Inn. The 5:00 p.m. garden ceremony was officiated by the Rev. John Sides and was followed by a reception with music provided by the band Timeless.
The bride was escorted by her father, Tim Cook. She was attended by her sister, Anissa Lewis of Trinity, as matron of honor and her niece, Kendall Lewis of Trinity, as junior bridesmaid.
David Schindelholz of Medina, Ohio, was his brotherís best man. Jeffrey Lewis of Trinity, brother-in-law of the bride, was usher, and Cory Lewis of Trinity, nephew of the bride, was junior usher.
Ceremony music was provided by soloist Carol Sykes; guitarist Gary Lane; and saxophonist Bill Salter. Program attendant was Jennifer Wagner of Salisbury, stepsister of the groom. Goddaughter of the bride, Calliann Holshouser, was recognized as an honored guest.
The bride is the daughter of Tim and Belva Cook of Trinity and the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Lacy Brower of Sophia and the late Mr. and Mrs. C.B. Cook of Trinity. A graduate of Catawba College, Brandy double majored in Political Science and Sociology. While at Catawba, she was a member of the Womenís Volleyball Team for four years, serving as Co-Captain her senior year. She also holds a Juris Doctor degree from Ohio Northern University Claude W. Pettit College of Law in Ada, Ohio, and is an Assistant District Attorney with the Cabarrus County District Attorneyís office in Concord.
The groom is the son of Dan and Denise Schindelholz of Salisbury and Cynthia Schindelholz of Medina, Ohio, and the grandson of Mrs. Maryanna and the late Mr. Carlisle Betz of Pinellas Park, Fla., and Mr. and Mrs. John Schindelholz of Medina, Ohio. A graduate of Catawba College, Mark holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing and is a District Sales Representative with IFH.
Parties to honor the couple included a rehearsal dinner hosted by the groomís parents at The Box Seat in Greensboro and a bridal shower luncheon hosted by Andrea Davis and Stacy Montgomery at the Country Club of Salisbury.
Following a honeymoon to Jamaica, the couple are living in Salisbury.
Katherine Elizabeth Greene of Salisbury received a Master of Accounting degree May 9, 2009, from Jenkins Graduate School of Management at North Carolina State University in Raleigh.
A 2001 graduate of Salisbury High School, she is a 2005 cum laude graduate of NCSUís College of Management.
The daughter of John and Mary Greene of Salisbury, Katherine has accepted a position with Ernst and Young in Raleigh.
Harrelson – Dayvault
Mr. and Mrs. James Harrelson Jr. of Cherryville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Ann Harrelson, to Philip Maximilian Dayvault, son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Dayvault of China Grove.
A graduate of Cherryville High School, Amanda earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a dental assisting certificate from Lake Norman Dental Assisting School. She is an orthodontic assist?ant at Laxer, Long & Savage in Charlotte. Amanda is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dellinger and Mrs. James Harrelson Sr. and the late Mr. Harrelson, all of Cherryville.
A graduate of South Rowan High School, Max earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from UNCC and a Master of Medical Science in Physicianís Assistant Studies from Methodist University in Fayetteville. He is an orthopedic Physicianís Assistant at Ro-Medical Group in Salisbury. Max is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Dayvault of Wilmington and the late Mr. and Mrs. Horace Overcash of Kannapolis.
Amanda and Max will marry May 1, 2010, at St. Johnís Lutheran Church in Cherryville.
James Randall Isenhour graduated from East Davidson High School in Thomasville June 13, 2009.
He is the son of Tammy and Mark Harris of Thomasville and Randy Isenhour of Statesville and the grandson of Retha and Harold Pepper of Salisbury.
James leaves June 30 for Basic Training with the U.S. Army in Ft. Jackson, S.C.
Kluttz 50th Anniversary
James Kluttz and Jean Edwards Kluttz of Salisbury celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at a gala held in their honor June 27, 2009, at Union Lutheran Churchís Fellowship Building. The couple were married at Long Street Methodist Church June 21, 1959. James retired from Hughes Supply after 44 years, and Jean retired from Rowan County School Food Service after 25 years.
Their two children are Janice Nelson and husband Jeff and Gary Kluttz and wife Becky of Salisbury. They have eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Lattimore – Welborn
Anansa Jeanine Lattimore and Valdez Redreco Welborn, both of Raleigh, were united in marriage Saturday, May 23, 2009, at quarter past five oíclock in the evening at the Historic Bell Tower in Salisbury. The ceremony was officiated by Dr. Henry B. Waiters.
Music was provided by String Trio Sine Nomine: violist Timothy Gudger, violinist Greg Pannell and cellist Gretchen Tracy. Vocalist Mrs. Virginia Williams-Rush provided an acappella arrangement of the Lordís Prayer. A reception followed the ceremony at Rowan Museum, where the wedding party and guests enjoyed music provided by Mrs. Virginia Williams-Rush and special guest, Arista recording artist and brother of the bride Mr. Kenny Lattimore.
On the eve of the wedding, the family of the bride hosted a dinner at the home of the brideís mother and grandfather. Other celebrations included an engagement party hosted by Ms. Jennifer L. House in Durham, bridal shower hosted by Durham Womenís Clinic and bridal luncheon and shower hosted by the mother of the bride at Canicheí in Salisbury.
The bride is the daughter of Ms. Yvonne Waiters-Dixon of Salisbury and Mr. Walter L. Lattimore of Grand Prairie, Texas, and the granddaughter of Dr. Henry B. Waiters of Salisbury and the late Mrs. Nancy Corry Waiters. The groom is the son of Mr. Carlton and Mrs. Shelia Bagley and Mr. Russell Leverette of Lexington and the grandson of Mrs. Hattie Welborn of Lexington and the late Charles Welborn.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore an elegant A-lined silhouette satin wedding gown complemented with a waistband of delicate pearls and a plunging V-back embellished with satin- covered buttons, pearls and a cathedral-length train. To complete the ensemble, she wore an illusion fingertip veil scattered with pearls and white open toe slippers with Swarovski crystal buckles and carried a bouquet of white calla lilies, white hydrangeas and seeded eucalyptus.
Maid of honor was Chancy Hogan of Lexington. The bridesmaids were Shawn Godsey of Salisbury and Konosha Bagley, sister of the groom, of Lexington. Flower girl was Deasia Dixon of Durham.
Best man was Brian Bartimac of Charlotte. Groomsmen were David H.F. Dixon, brother of the bride of Salisbury, and James Booker of Lexington. Ring bearer was Jamil Booker and ceremony attendant was Somaje Booker, both nephews of the groom of Lexington; and bell attendant was Benjamin Isaiah House-Bowers, cousin of the bride of Durham. Guest attendants were Jennifer L. House, cousin of the bride of Durham, and Erika Anderson-Jones of Charlotte.
Anansa is a graduate of Sumter High School and studied at Catawba College and ECPI. She is a medical office assistant at Durham Womenís Clinic. Valdez is a graduate of Lexington High School and Catawba College. He is a lead data manager at Parexel, a cancer research organization at Research Triangle Park.
Following a wedding trip to Charleston, S.C., the couple are making their home in Raleigh.
Misenheimer – Bost
Chuck and Joellen Misenheimer of Rockwell are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Samantha Ann Misenheimer, to Holland Joseph Bost, both of Chesapeake, Va.
The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Lefler of Rockwell, Mrs. Frances Misenheimer of Salisbury and the late Mr. Bill Misenheimer. A 2002 graduate of East Rowan High School, Samantha earned a degree in Medical Office Admin?istration from Rowan-Cabarrus Community College and is employed by Tidewater Physical Therapy Inc.
The future groom is the son of Dana and Crystal Bost of Salisbury and Bonnie and Dusty Holder of Rockwell. He is the grandson of the Rev. and Mrs. Floyd Bost of Salisbury and the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Ashley. A 2002 graduate of East Rowan High School, Holland has served two Mediterranean cruises with the United States Navy and continues to serve active duty as an Aviation Ordnanceman.
The couple will be married Sept. 12 on the oceanfront at Dam Neck Naval Base in Virginia Beach, Va.
Ronnie Rollings Jr., son of Ronnie and Sheila Rollings of East Spencer, will attend the National Young Scholars Program at Wake Forest University in July.
Ronnie was nominated by his teacher, Ms. Wetzell at Hanford Dole Elementary School.
Ronnie is the grandson of Josephine Rollings of East Spencer and Amanda Brown of Statesville.
Jeanette Rowland and Charles ěChuckî E. Hewitt Jr. were married June 6, 2009, at High Rock Lake. The 7 p.m. outdoor ceremony was officiated by the Rev. William S. Ketchie.
The bride was escorted by her son, Donny Crowell, and attended by daughters Sheri L. Crowell and Pamela D. Scott as her maids of honor. Ted Hewitt was his fatherís best man.
The bride is the daughter of Josephine and the late Delmer Rowland of Gold Hill. A 1977 graduate of East Rowan High School, she is employed by Piedmont Interventional Pain Care in Salisbury.
The groom is the son of the late Charles and Ruby Hewitt. A 1979 graduate of East Rowan High School, he is employed by AkzoNobel in Salisbury.
After a wedding trip to Cherry Grove., S.C., the couple are making their home in Salisbury.
Simmons 25th Anniversary
Phillip Lynn Simmons and Kay Rebecca Barringer Simmons of Salisbury celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary at a drop-in celebration party held June 27, 2009, at St. Matthewís Lutheran Church.
The couple were married June 24, 1984, at St. Matthewís by the Rev. Ronald Shipman. Phillip has been a Salisbury police officer for more than 25 years, and Rebecca has been teaching for Rowan-Salisbury Schools for 27 years, currently at Rockwell Elementary School.
Their two daughters are Courtney Simmons and Carleigh Simmons of Salisbury.
Tunstall – Jenkins
Miss Dionne Ruth Tunstall and Mr. Anthony Wilson Jenkins will be married July 4 at Wait Chapel on the campus of Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Lillie Tunstall Smith and William Thomas Tunstall of Salisbury. Born in Salisbury, Dionne attended West Rowan High School and is a graduate of Wake Forest University and Wake Forest University School of Law in Winston-Salem. She is an attorney in Charlotte.
The future groom is the son of Mary Crowell and Jimmy Hamilton of Winston-Salem. Born in Winston-Salem, he attended West Forsyth?High School and is a graduate of The University of Maryland in College Park, Md. Anthony is an Adult Probation/ Parole officer with the State Department of Probation and Parole in Winston-Salem.
Wilson 45th Anniversary
John Houston Wilson and Barbara Crisco Wilson of China Grove celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary June 27, 2009, at a gathering of family and friends at Raccoon Hollar in Glendale Springs.
The Wilsons were married June 27, 1964, in China Grove. John is employed by D.T.I. of Charlotte as a truck driver for Philip Morris. Barbara is a teacher at South Rowan Academy in China Grove.
Their children are Wayne Wilson (Angela) and Lisa W. Gregg (Roger) of China Grove and Kim W. Huffman (Mike) of Salisbury. They have five grandchildren.