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Celebrations 08-23-09

Correll – Schnepper

CHAPEL HILL ó Amanda Leigh Correll of Salisbury and John Christian Schnepper of Clayton were united in marriage June 13, 2009, at The Carolina Inn. Pastor Charles Rainey officiated the 6:30 p.m. ceremony, which was followed by a reception.
The bride was escorted by her father, Bob Correll. Attending as maid of honor was Mallie Link of Woodleaf, and bridesmaids were Suzanne Libby of Wheatley Heights, N.Y., Laura Keefer of West?chester, Pa., Tammy Boyette of Garner and sister of the groom Lauren Schnepper of Clayton.
Caleb Jones of Clayton stood as best man. Serving as groomsmen were Peter Kelly of Seattle,Wash., Matthew Penny of Clayton, Daniel Waddell of Clayton and brother of the bride Christopher Correll of Winston-Salem.
Kimberly Correll, sister-in-law of the bride, was the reader.
The bride is the daughter of Bob and Terri Correll of China Grove and the granddaughter of Bob and Lois Correll of Oak Island, Betty Ross and the late Dennis Ross of Salisbury and the late Jim Shuping. A 2003 graduate of West Rowan High School, Amanda received a Bachelor of Arts in Exercise and Sports Science from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill in 2007 and a Master of Science in Health and Exercise Science in 2009 from Wake Forest University. She is employed by Christus Spohn Rehabilitation Services.
The groom is the son of Dick and Arlene Schnepper of Clayton and the grandson of the late John and Emma Schnepper of Colusa, Calif., and the late Virgil and Irma Hoene of Las Vegas, Nev. A 2003 graduate of Clayton High School, John received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from UNC-CH in 2007. John is a pilot for the United States Navy.
The couple are making their home in Kingsville, Texas.

Euart 60th Anniversary

Carl Eugene Euart and Zula Bost Euart of Salisbury celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Aug. 9, 2009, at a family dinner at Jayís Seafood in Albemarle. The Euarts were united in marriage July 30, 1949, in Pickens, S.C.
Carl retired as a machinist from Swink Plant No. 16 after 54 years of service, and Zula retired from Carolina Industries (Caro?lina Underwear) in Rockwell after 17 years.
Their children and their spouses are Chris Euart and wife Robbin, Carlos Euart, and Cindy Euart Brewer and husband Terrell, all of Salisbury, and the late Carolyn Euart Morgan.
Their grandchildren are Ashley Euart Adams and husband Brad of Kannapolis and Jason Euart and Gabriel Brewer, both of Salisbury. They have one great-grandson, Delton Adams.

Gardner – Burns

Andy and Debbie Gardner of Woodleaf are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lisa Katheryn Gardner of Woodleaf, to Dewey Baker Burns of Gold Hill.
The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Ms. Darlene and the late Dr. Ralph A. Gardner of Woodleaf and the late Mr. and Mrs. Paul Karriker of Mount Ulla. A 2000 graduate of West Rowan High School, Lisa graduated cum laude from North Carolina State Univer?sity in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Horticulture Science. She also received her teaching certificate from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2008. She is employed by Rowan-Salisbury Schools at Mount Ulla Elementary.
The future groom is the son of Nancy and the late Marvin Burns of Brutus, Ky., and the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Baker of Longs Creek, Ky., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Steve Burns of Brutus, Ky. A 1996 graduate of Clay County High School, Dewey graduated with top honors from Nashville Auto-Diesel College in 1998.
The wedding is Sept. 26 at St. Lukeís Lutheran Church in Mount Ulla.

Gaultney 60th Anniversary

Rev. Claude Everette Gaultney and Ercie Marie Royal Gaultney of Salisbury celebrated their 60th anniversary Aug. 15, 2009, with family and friends at a renewal of their vows and dinner at First Reformed Church in Landis. The Gaultneys were married Aug. 15, 1949, in Alleghany County by the late Rev. John Royal. They both retired from Rowan Textile. The couple have seven children, including five sons, Jimmy, Ronnie, Tommy, Gary and the late Donnie Gaultney, who died at the age of four weeks; and two daughters, Claudette Gaultney Miller and Darlene Gaultney Mabe. They have 13 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.

Lefler Birth

Lilleigh Jane Lefler was born July 24, 2009, at Carolinas Medical Center-NorthEast in Concord. She weighed 7 lbs., 6 oz., and was 20.5 in. long. Lilleigh is the daughter of Branson and Jennifer Lefler of Faith. Paternal grandparents are Neil Lefler of Granite Quarry and Cherie Lefler of Rockwell, and maternal grandparents are Tim Vanhoy, and Petey and Michelle Smith, all of Rockwell. Her great-grandparents are Jim and Jean Lefler, Hilda and the late Robert Ingold, June and the late Bert Vanhoy and the late Shirley Elder.

Miller 46th Anniversary

Billy Lee Miller and Bonnie Sue Keziah Miller of Kannapolis celebrated their 46th wedding anniversary July 2, 2009, with a dinner at their home with family and friends. Afterwards, the group enjoyed beautiful music by The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra and fireworks under the stars in Village Park downtown Kannapolis. The Millers were married July 2, 1963, in Chesterfield, S.C. Bill retired from Duke Power after 35 years of service, and Bonnie retired from self-employment as a medical transcriptionist. Their children are Natalie Carla Miller of Kannapolis and Laura Leigh Miller Tadlock and husband Carl F. Tadlock of China Grove. Their grandchildren are Leah Marg?aret Miller, Preston Miller Tadlock and Carleigh Sue Tadlock.

Pardew – Whisenant

Terry and Cindy Pardew of Mooresville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Anna Megan Pardew, to Andrew Kyle Whisenant, son of David and Jtan Whisenant of Salisbury.
The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of C.T. and Lorene Shinn of Mooresville and Clive and Betty Pardew of Lexington. A 2007 graduate of Mooresville High School, Anna will graduate from Presbyterian College in May 2010.
The future groom is the grandson of Ralph and Ina Rose Williams of Kershaw, S.C., and the late J.R. ěJakeî and Sudie Whisenant of Salisbury. A 2006 graduate of Salisbury High School and N.C. Teaching Fellow, Kyle will graduate in 2010 from Appalachian State University, where he is a member of Phi Alpha Theta, a history honors fraternity.
The couple will marry June 5, 2010, at First Baptist Church in Salisbury.

Scheidt Graduation

Tara C. Scheidt, daughter of Renee Coates Scheidt and Mel Melton of China Grove, graduated summa cum laude from the University of South Carolina Aug. 8, 2009, earning a double major in international business and economics and a double minor in German and Spanish.
Her senior year was spent as an exchange student in Bamburg, Germany. While at USC, Miss Scheidt was named the 2008 Outstanding Woman of the University of South Carolina.
She will be returning to USC this fall, where she has been awarded a $30,000 scholarship to study for her Master of International Business degree.

Witkowski – Wood

Tim and Paula Witkowski of Salisbury are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Stacey Lee Witkowski, to Clyde Brook Wood, both of Asheville.
The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Frances and the late Mr. Stephen Witkowski and Mrs. Elizabeth and the late Mr. Burgess Miller, all of Salisbury. A graduate of North Rowan High School and the University of North Carolina at Asheville, Stacey is an event specialist for the City of Asheville Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts.
Clyde is the son of Darry and Barbara Wood of Hayesville and the grandson of Mrs. Rose and the late Mr. Guy Wood of Wellington, Fla., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Arthur and Beulah Stone of Burlington. A graduate of Hayesville High School and UNC-Chapel Hill, he is WNC Branch Manager for Hertz Heavy Equipment in Asheville.
The wedding is Sept. 12 at The Grove Park in Asheville.

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