Announcements

Davis, Baker engaged

WAKE FOREST — Dr. and Mrs. Jefferson Underwood Davis, of Kathleen, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Suzanne Louise Davis, of Chapel Hill, to Nicholas Lee Baker, also of Chapel Hill. Baker is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Dysart Baker of Wake Forest. The...

Couple marks 50th anniversary

WAKE FOREST — Donald and Mary Daria, of Wake Forest, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 3. Their children and spouses are Jeff and Debbie Daria and Dawn Daria and Paul Miller, all of Wake Forest, and Jason and Marianne Daria, of Moorestown, N.J. Grandchildren are...

Harris, Allen to wed

WAKE FOREST — Michael and Angie Harris announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Caroline Harris, of Wake Forest, to Clint Edward Allen, of Wendell. The groom-to-be is the son of Willie and Cindy Allen Jr., of Clayton, and grandson of Willie and Betty Allen, of...

Lamotta, Holland engaged

ROLESVILLE — John and Jeannete Lamotta announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Lynn Lamotta, to Travis Matthew Holland. Holland is the son of Darlene Holland and the late Gary Holland, of Selma, N.C. The bride is a graduate of Barton College in Wilson, and is employed as...
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Gann completes training

WAKE FOREST — Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Jacob M. Gann graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force...
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Newhouses celebrate 50th

WAKE FOREST — Neal and Elizabeth Newhouse of Wake Forest celebrated their 50th anniversary recently with a family party given by their children, Joy, Neal Joseph and Jeffrey and his wife, Rhonda. They also have eight grandchildren: Ashley, Austin, Zack, Zoey, Katie, Nicholas,...

Rose completes War College

WAKE FOREST — Col. Michelle M. Rose has graduated from the U.S. Army War College at Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Pa., and earned a master’s degree in strategic studies. The college is the Army’s senior educational institution. The 10-month curriculum of the Army’s senior officer...

Chappells celebrate 60th

FRANKLINTON — H.W. and Jean Chappell of Franklinton celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Aug. 13 at the Angus Barn in Raleigh. The couple has two sons, Mike Chappell and his wife, Linda, of Wake Forest, and Terry Chappell and his wife, Cathy, of Raleigh. They also have two...
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Adams’ memorial service Friday

WAKE FOREST — A celebration of life memorial service for Timothy Michael Adams, 18, of Wake Forest, will take place Friday at 6 p.m., at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. Adams, who graduated last month from Wakefield High School, drowned July 5 in the Tuckaseigee River...
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Deeprose, Pittman engaged

WAKE FOREST — Mr. and Mrs. Robert Deeprose of Wake Forest announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Guilford Deeprose, of Raleigh, to Dustin Blake Pittman, of Elm City. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Rusty Pittman of Elm City. The couple will wed Nov. 8, 2014, at St....
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O’Neals celebrate 50th

YOUNGSVILLE — Jack and Vicky O’Neal celebrated 50 years of marriage during an anniversary celebration with friends and family at Wake Union Baptist Church July 5. They have two sons, Mickey O’Neal and his wife, Ann, and Tony O’Neal and his wife, Doris; along with two...

Redfern, Henderson to wed

WAKE FOREST — Hal and Vickie Redfern of Wake Forest announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Redfern, to Tim Henderson of Greenville, son of Larry and Josie Henderson of Hawkins, Texas. The bride-to-be is a 2009 graduate of Wake Forest-Rolesville High School and earned a...
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Fireman-turned-pastor honored

WAKE FOREST — As former firefighter Pastor J. R. Ricks Jr. tells it, he went from the smoking section of natural life to the non-smoking section of eternal life. Ricks, 57, took the reins of his late father’s church, the Church of God of Prophecy on North White Street in Wake...

McGehean, Parrish engaged

WAKE FOREST —Mike and Diane McGehean of Wake Forest announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Marie McGehean, of Kernersville, to Kevin Blaine Parrish, son of Kenneth and Betsy Parrish, all of Winston-Salem. The bride-to-be’s grandparents are Robert and Norma Giardina, of...
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Edwards, Thompson wed

WAKE FOREST — Ashley Anne Edwards and Charles Douglas Thompson were married June 21, 2014, at The Garden on Millbrook in Raleigh. The Reverend Les Burleson officiated. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Darryl Edwards of Wake Forest. The groom is the son of Ms. Janice...

Cox completes training

TEXAS — Air Force Airman Whitley A. Cox graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical...
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McGehean, Parris engaged

WAKE FOREST —Mike and Diane McGehean of Wake Forest announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Marie McGehean, of Kernersville, to Kevin Blaine Parrish, son of Kenneth and Betsy Parrish, all of Winston-Salem. The bride-to-be’s grandparents are Robert and Norma Giardina, of...
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Joyners celebrate 50th

RALEIGH — Gwen and Wayne Joyner of Raleigh celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a gathering of friends and family at Rolesville Baptist Church Family Life Center May 24. The celebration was hosted by the couples’ children and spouses, Mike and Kim Joyner of Wake Forest,...
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Harrisons celebrate 60 years

  WAKE FOREST — Vermon and Beatrice Harrison of Wake Forest celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary June 12. The couple has two children, Pam Flack of Roanoke Rapids, N.C., and Kevin Harrison of Wake Forest. The Harrisons were married June 12, 1954, at the Wake Cross Roads...
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Baker-Graney wed

WAKE FOREST — Emily Ann Baker and Justin James Graney were wed May 31, 2014, at The Sunset Inn in Sunset Beach, N.C. The Rev. Jerry Fisher officiated. The bride is the daughter of Darden and Thomas Baker III of Wake Forest. She is the granddaughter of Ann and Harold R. Moag Jr....
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Wilkerson, Parlin engaged

FRANKLINTON — Lisa Wright-McLamb, of Franklinton, and Donald Wilkerson, of Bunn, announce the engagement of their daughter, Katrina Marie Wilkerson, to Dean Andrew Parlin, son of Vivian and Dale Parlin, of Arlington, Texas. The bride-to-be is a graduate of Eastern Carolina...
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Newton enjoys 95th birthday

Longtime Wake Forest resident Euna Newton celebrated her 95th birthday May 24 with family and friends at Smithfield’s Chicken ’N Bar-B-Q.  
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Robertsons mark 50th

ROLESVILLE — Wayne and Brenda Robertson, of Rolesville, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 7 at a dinner at their home hosted by their daughters. The Robertsons have two daughters and sons-in-law, Lisa and Allen Wilson and Sara and Bobby Hagwood, all of...
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Couple celebrates 60th

WAKE FOREST — Marvin and Ruby Weathers of Wake Forest will celebrate 60 years of marriage June 8. They have a son and daughter-in-law, Marvin and Kim Weathers, and daughter and son-in-law, Brenda and Ronnie Ketchum, who all reside in Wake Forest. The couple was married June 8,...
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