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The Next Generation

When former Madison County Sheriff Billy Noble took his nephews hunting in the 1970s, all but one of the young men would take their rifles up into the deer stands. For some reason, the sheriff had his nephew Arthur hunt on horseback. “I don’t know why,” says Arthur Noble, sitting in a rustic office inside a barn four decades later. Maybe Uncle Billy had a hunch. Eventually, his nephew would end up owning champion cutting horses.

Jean Medley dreamed it. Cooke, Douglas, Farr and Lemons, Engineers and Architects, P.A., (CDFL) gave the dream bones. Community Foundation of Greater Jackson (CFGJ) gave it breath. JoAnne Prichard Morris and David Rae Morris gave it heart. The Willie Morris Library gave it a home. To Medley’s mind, the library, built in 2006, was incomplete without a tangible and lasting memorial to Morris, who died in 1999, one that would give patrons a sense of who Willie Morris was as a human being and honor his accomplishments as a writer.

Children grow to adulthood with a unique view into their parents’ business or profession. Some are entranced and move seamlessly into the family business or the same profession as a parent. What brought them to their decision? Was there a major turning point? Who and what were their influences? As you might expect those facts are different with each family and with each child in the family. “The Next Generation” explores these questions with a broad spectrum of families and businesses. Northside Sun Magazine celebrates seven of these “children” in this, our second installment of “The Next Generation.”

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Elizabeth Baldwin Vick/ Joshua Dudley Kipp Haley Crisler Westbrook/ Christopher Cameron Yearout Georgia Katherine Fyke/ Andrew John Nesbitt

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Kristen Joyce Jernigan/ Logan Hunter Power Allie Elizabeth Johnson/ Bryan Taylor Sams

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Allison Eason Hubbard/ James Taylor Kyle Strickland

A party was held recently in the home of Lee and Lisa Paris celebrating the engagement of Brittni Wrentmore and Henry Paris.

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Engagement Party An engagement celebration was held for Sarah Welker and Tom Allin recently in the Belhaven home of Hailey and Jack Allin.

Engagement Party A party was held recently at Brent’s Drugstore celebrating the engagement of Meredith Feck and Ryan Harris.

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Crystal Michelle Utley/ Nicholaus Aaron Secoy Kathryn Clair Braden/ David Hobson Robertson

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An engagement celebration honoring Mallory Bass and Alex Webb was held recently at the Northbay Golf Clubhouse.

Brittni Francesca Wrentmore/ Henry Paris II Natalie Marie Waterman/ Justin Davis Wade

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35th Annual Art for Heart The American Heart Association’s 35th annual Art for Heart was held recently at the Country Club of Jackson.

Hearts Against Aids The 20th annual Valentine’s benefit, Mississippi HeARTS Against Aids, was held recently at Hal and Mal’s.

William Winter Birthday In recognition of former Gov. William F. Winter’s 90th birthday and many years of public service, the law firm of Jones Walker hosted a symposium and celebration at the Old Capitol Museum.

Ignite the Night The Mississippi Children’s Museum fund-raiser, Ignite the Night: Saddle Up, Southern Style, was held recently at the museum.

The Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi's Bacchus Ball The Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi's Bacchus Ball ’13, Pure Mardi Gras Magic, was held recently at the Country Club of Jackson.

Bubbles and Bowties Sponsor Party The American Cancer Society’s Bubbles and Bowties Cancer Gala sponsor party was held recently.

Kidney Foundation Sponsor Party The sponsors and patrons of the 19th annual $10,000 Uptown Drawdown gala were recently honored.

An Evening In Maroon An Evening in Maroon was held recently at the Jackson Convention Complex.

Heartstrings Gala The McClean Fletcher Grief Center for Children hosted its annual Heartstrings Gala fund-raiser recently.

Battle of the Bartenders Battle of the Bartenders was held recently at Table 100. Local bartenders created vodka-based cocktails for a panel of judges.

Ole Miss Rebel Club Winter Meeting The Central Mississippi Ole Miss Rebel Club held its winter meeting recently at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.

April in Paris Sponsors and Contributing Artists The Mississippi Museum of Art and the gala sponsors committee honored the 2013 April in Paris sponsors and contributing artists.

Little Light House The Little Light House garden party was held recently at Fairview Inn.


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NOBLE When former Madison County Sheriff Billy Noble took his nephews hunting in the 1970s, all but one of the young men would take their rifles up into the deer stands. For some reason, the sheriff had his nephew Arthur hunt on horseback. “I don’t know why,” says Arthur Noble, sitting in a rustic office inside a barn four decades later. Maybe Uncle Billy had a hunch. Eventually, his nephew would end up owning champion cutting horses. BY

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Arthur and What About This Cat at the 2012 NCHA Futurity in Fort Worth, Texas

ince 2007, Arthur’s horses have won hundreds of thousands of dollars in prize money at National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) events, including winning two of three NCHA Triple Crown competitions. And while he builds custom homes in Reunion and is a partner in other subdivisions in Madison County, Arthur could talk for hours about horses and never

mention a house. But after his uncle died in 1986, Arthur didn’t get on a horse for nearly 20 years. “[Then] my friends Tom Hixon and Don McGraw were participating in cutting, and Tom had a barn. His trainer Johnny Sanders put me on a horse, and I was hooked,” Arthur says. So in the year 2000, he started buying and raising quarter horses to train for cutting. In cutting, horse and rider separate a cow from the rest of a herd. Then the rider loosens the reins, and the horse (if it’s a good one) keeps the cow from rejoining the group. This happens two or three times in the span of two and a half minutes. When Arthur started buying cutting horses, it was just a hobby. He’d purchase animals that were already trained and see how they did in competition. Then in 2005, he paid a few thousand dollars more for a yearling named Highbrow CD. “I didn’t know anything about yearlings. I just liked him. Austin [Shepard, a trainer and rider], happened to be standing there, and I asked him if there were any he liked. He liked the same one,” Arthur says. “I bought [Highbrow CD] from a man named Bob Wendel, so his barn name

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was Wendel.” Arthur had Wendel trained, first by Gerald Alexander in Texas and then by Austin Shepard in Alabama. Then in 2007, Austin rode Wendel in the NCHA Futurity, the first event in the Triple Crown. “Wendel is 14.2 hands tall, which is short. He was 900 pounds,” Arthur says. “And most of the riders are little jockey types, and Austin is this big linebackerlooking guy, 6’4” or 6’5” and 260 pounds.”


I did it my first time raising a horse.

Austin and Wendel

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a blessing from God, the way I look at it. The little horse with the big rider took second place in the first round, “cruised through” the second, and won the semifinals, Arthur recalls. “That’s usually the kiss of death. Only one horse has ever won the semifinals and gone on to win the whole thing.” Wendel won the whole thing. And he was the first horse trained east of the Mississippi River to do it. (“They think all the best horses train in Texas. It’s that Texas way of thinking,” Arthur says.) After that, Arthur’s hobby became a business. Wendel also won the NCHA Super Stakes, the next competition in the Triple Crown. Then the horse contracted triple pneumonia and nearly died - so he didn’t make it to the Kentucky Derby - but he went on to win five major events. The NCHA named Wendel 2008 Horse of the Year. “[That’s] like catching a falling star, or lightning in a bottle. It’s like Alice Walton with Walmart, one of those things,” Arthur says. “I did it my first time raising a horse. It was luck. “Or really it was a blessing from God, the way I look at it.” Arthur has owned some of the best horses in the industry, though no other has

Austin and Wendel

had Wendel’s high-profile success. The horses’ unique formal names, all related to their breeding, have ranged from Chiquita Boom to Nutn Buta Houndog. Another one was called Playing with a Cat, named for the Highbrow Cat line that also produced Wendel. But Arthur called the horse Bubba. “Gerald said Bubba was the best horse he’d ever seen. And Sam Shepard, Austin’s dad who’s been in this business a long time, said Bubba was the best he’d ridden. “He had more natural athletic ability but not the heart that Wendel did.” For a while, Bubba had no interest in competing. But after a lot of trail riding he grew more confident. Bubba eventually won the NCHA’s biggest weekend event and the gelding world open, and placed fourth overall in the open world championship. Arthur didn’t ride Bubba until he was older, and he never rode Wendel. “Some of them you never get on. I ride some in non-professional tournaments,” he says. But just the same, “selling Wendel in 2008 was emotional. I’d kept him and taken care of him,” he says. “When a cow would stop, he’d put his nose right on the cow’s nose and look him straight in the eye and say, ‘Let’s get it on.’ “He knew his job, and he liked it.” A good friend of Arthur’s named Chris Thibodeaux bought Wendel, who now stands for breeding in Texas. Meanwhile, Arthur has five yearlings in training, Wendel’s brother competing, and two four-year-olds competing, including a “Wendel baby” named Ruby Tuesday’s CD, he says. “Wendel’s offspring, this is the first year they’re of competition age.” When he’s not at an NCHA event or a build site, Arthur hangs out with his wife and two kids, his golf buddies, or the one horse that stays with him year-round, Swinger. Swinger won $90,000 and could have won more, but “we retired him because he’s so personable,” Arthur says. And sometimes when he wants to relax, he says a horse can provide good company. “Horses are absolutely like people.”

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toMONET three centuries of french painting from the wadsworth atheneum

The Annie Laurie Swaim Hearin Memorial Exhibition Series

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Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890), Self-Portrait, c. 1887. Collection of Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT. Gift of Philip L. Goodwin in memory of his mother, Josephine S. Goodwin, 1954.189.

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ean Medley dreamed it. Cooke, Douglas, Farr and Lemons, Engineers and Architects, P.A., (CDFL) gave the dream bones. Community Foundation of Greater Jackson (CFGJ) gave it breath. JoAnne Prichard Morris and David Rae Morris gave it heart. The Willie Morris Library gave it a home. To Medley’s mind, the library, built in 2006, was incomplete without a tangible and lasting memorial to Morris, who died in 1999, one that would give patrons a sense of who Willie Morris was as a human being and honor his accomplishments as a writer. Medley has long been a friend of and advocate for the Jackson-Hinds Library System. A longtime member of Book Friends, an auxiliary group, member of the Jackson-Hinds Library board of trustees, and lover of books and libraries in general, Jean was on the board when the Willie Morris Library was conceived and built. “I was an advocate for the new library to be named for Morris. He was a celebrated Mississippi writer, loved libraries, and he was born in Jackson and lived in the North Jackson area in his later years,” says Jean. As a member of the board, she worked with Entergy to acquire the Old Canton Road property. In 1997 Jean and husband Tim gave a financial gift through CFGJ to be used

for the Jackson-Hinds Library System. Through skillful investing by CFGJ, the original amount increased another 70 percent by 2012. Medley was ready to move on her dream. One year before presenting her dream to the J-H Library System’s director and board of trustees, Jean approached Rob Farr of CDFL, the firm which designed and built the Willie Morris Library building. Farr was immediately enthusiastic and volunteered the services of his firm to create a Morris memorial. “For one year we brainstormed, brought in JoAnne Prichard Morris, Willie’s widow, and David Rae Morris, Willie’s son, and brainstormed some more. Everyone was very positive about the project, as were the director and the board when the idea was presented to them,” says Jean. “It was the perfect storm,” remarks Jane Alexander, CEO of CFGJ, “which sometimes happens when like-minded people get together. The money was in place, the architects and designers were on board, and the memorabilia was in the hands of Morris family members who were willing to work with the library and CDFL to create an enduring tribute to Willie.” The project next fell into the hands of CDFL employees Katie Jo Collins, interior designer, and Crystal Coleman, graphic designer. “Our initial meetings with the Morrises and Jean Medley were in March 2011, and the project was scheduled for completion by August 2012. Our first decision was

to determine what the public would want to know about Willie and what artifacts would best reveal his personality and accomplishments,” explains Collins. JoAnne arrived at these meetings with a box filled with things that made Willie’s personality vivid: his childhood diary, letters from numerous notables, a homemade sign plucked from their backyard on which were the words, “North Toward Home,” copies of Morris books in many languages. “I selected those things I believed would give an overview of his life, what he lived and where he lived. Place was important to Willie.” She selected mementoes from the years in Yazoo City, Texas and New York, and finally back in Mississippi and from “My Dog Skip,” the book and the movie. David Rae, a professional photographer, submitted a dozen or more photographs he had taken of his father, funny and playful ones to illustrate Willie, the fun-loving jokester, and photos of his professional side with his many famous friends. David Rae also donated some of Willie’s favorite practical joke pieces, fake roaches and rubber snakes. One of the fake roaches sits on a white plate in a display case. David Rae’s humorous contributions became the showpiece of the children’s room. “My dad loved children, loved to read to them. My favorite photo in the children’s exhibit is of him wearing a pig nose.” “JoAnne and David Rae regaled us with numerous stories about Willie and his shenanigans, his accomplishments, and by May 2011 the picture became clearer as to how we would present this man’s life,” says Coleman. “This was Jean’s vision; our job was to support that vision.” Collins designed the display cabinets now placed just inside the front door. Certain pieces became the guiding force. According to Collins and Coleman, “We determined that his childhood diary, spanning his youthful years from about 1943-1948, would be the centerpiece of the display. We enlarged and laminated each page and placed it so that everyone could leaf through it and read his comments about his life in those Yazoo City years.” On the first page of the tiny two inch by four inch diary Morris inscribed, “In case of accident or serious illness, please notify Skipper J. Doggyfellow,” and announced periodically throughout the journal, “Skip is smart,” and “Skip is still smart,” and listed Skip on his page of friends. A sports fan, Morris frequently commented on games with stats and scores, counted some 50 football programs in his possession, and celebrated when “the Jackson Senators win pennant 1947.” When the Allies landed and took over in Africa, he wrote, “Wilson and me marched all around the block.” He memorialized his grades – all A’s in the sixth and eighth grades and all A’s but two in the seventh grade – the day he

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Jean Medley and JoAnne Pritchard Morris

“Words are often as important as experience, because words make experience last.� North Toward Home

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“My dad loved children, loved to read to them. My favorite photo in the children’s exhibit is of him wearing a pig nose.” -David Rae Morris

received his first football on November 13, 1943, and the day he got his cornet, October 1, 1948. The diary is complemented by a piano recital program noting that young Morris played “When Snow Flakes Leave the Sky,” “From the Bottom of the Sea Came a Whale,” and “Sailor’s Hornpipes.” Other exhibits feature personal correspondence between Morris and notables such as Bill Clinton, colorful book jackets, rounded out by David Rae’s photographs of his father with many luminaries dating from the late 1970s to 1999 and family photos. JoAnne had the notion to set out in specifics Morris’ writing process, which started with a series of notecards, and progressed to handwriting, then to typing on an old Smith Corona typewriter. Jean found for the display an exact duplicate of the make and model Morris used. Although most of Morris’ professional papers were given to Ole Miss in 1999, JoAnne retained all the papers, notecards and all, from his final book, “My Mississippi,” which form the basis of this fascinating display. Crystal Coleman of CDFL prepared a large time-

line of Morris’ life. Additional photos of Morris’ childhood, copies of his books in many languages, a portrait of Morris by Baxter Knowlton, and copies of Harper’s Magazine of which Morris was editor-in-chief from 1967-71 (the youngest-ever editor of an influential literary magazine) are also present. Tim Medley, husband of Jean, has for many years been an admirer of Willie Morris, and never more so than in his Harper’s Magazine days. Tim owns most the Harper’s edited by Morris and donated several to the project. “Those were important years when Morris was editor. He gave a number of writers, like Norman Mailer, David Halberstam and William Styron, encouragement and publication.” This exhibition of Morris artifacts must be seen

to truly appreciate the love and labor that were expended in its creation. Many hands, other than those named here, went into making this offering to the library nothing short of a memorable spectacle. Carolyn Carter, librarian at the Willie Morris library, told the Sun, “There has been a great response to the new Morris display. People are just delighted, they are interested in learning more about Morris, and we have many people who come from out of town just to visit the display.” The Morris library has the second highest circulation in the Jackson-Hinds Library System, exceeded only by the Clinton library. As his readers know, Morris’ appreciation of libraries is mentioned in many of his works. He loved books, and he loved libraries. In “North Toward Home” he wrote, “Words are often as important as experience, because words make experience last.” JoAnne Prichard Morris, in her speech at the November 29, 2006 dedication of the Morris library, commenting on the naming, said, “It was a library – and the books he found there – that ignited in Willie the passion to know and understand, to expand his vision and to write… No writer could wish for a more respectful and enduring tribute. And no writer would value this tribute more deeply than Willie Morris.”

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Duncan M. Gray II and Duncan M. Gray III


THE NEXT GENERATION • THE NEXT GENERATION • THE NEXT GENERATION • THE NEXT GEN

THE EPISCOPAL DIOCESE OF MISSISSIPPI

What was your first paying job? Scorekeeper at the Little League baseball park in Oxford at age 13.

What would your wife say is your best trait? Patience.

The Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi was organized in 1826, and today the ninth bishop of the Diocese of Mississippi, Duncan M. Gray III, shepherds 176 active clergy. Bishop Gray was graduated from Meridian High School in 1967, University of Mississippi in 1971 and Virginia Theological Seminary in 1975. He speaks of his distinguished lineage: “I was elected a bishop in 2000 after 25 years of serving congregations in Greenville and Oxford, as well as Memphis and New Orleans as a parish priest. Both my grandfather (19431966) and father (1974-1993) preceded me as bishops of the Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi.

My grandfather’s father-in-law (my great-grandfather) was also a priest, serving congregations in Rosedale, Greenwood and Oxford, among others. My first cousin (on my mother’s side) is the immediate past dean of the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. My wife is Kathy Whittlesey Gray, a retired educator from Silver Spring, Md. We have three children: Duncan IV (33) (an assistant principal in Oxford); Peter (30) (priest at the Church of the Nativity, Greenwood) who is married to a priest, the Rev. Giulianna Cappelletti Gray; and a Sudanese foster daughter, Tabitha Awur Agany (21), a new wife and mother in Alexandria, Va.”

What makes you laugh? Playing with my grandchildren.

What would people be surprised to learn about you? I am in a fantasy baseball league, and I am the defending champion of my league.

What do you know now that you wish you had known as a young person? How precious is each day.

What is the greatest piece of wisdom your father shared with you? If you hate those who hate you, they’ve won.

JACKSON JEWELERS Jackson Jewelers was established in 1981 by Ron Mufuletto and John Winstead. Located originally in Woodland Hills Shopping Center, the business thrived in Maywood Mart for 25 years. The business moved in 2010 to Lakeland Commons near Dogwood in Flowood. Mufuletto is now the sole owner. Ron’s son, Paul, attended Pearl High School and was graduated from Mississippi State University in 2009 with a degree in business administration of marketing. Paul says “I have always worked for the business in some way.”

As a child what did you want to be when you grew up? While I was in school, working in the business after college for my dad and John Winstead never crossed my mind. My dream job was working for a professional sports organization. I had jobs doing many different things from working at gyms to internships at hospitals in Jackson.

If you could have any job in the world, what would you choose? I love the business and could never imagine being anywhere else right now. My favorite part of the business is helping a customer pick out the perfect gift for every occasion – whether it is a young couple picking out an engagement ring, a married couple shopping for an anniversary gift, or people who are looking for a gift for any occasion, big or small. Now I realize I have my dream job – working for my dad who is one of my best friends. And one day I might be the owner and get to continue Jackson Jewelers.

What was the toughest time in your life? Deciding if I wanted to commit long-term to my dad at Jackson Jewelers. I had always thought I wanted to live in a big city. Now I can’t imagine being anywhere else, and I am studying and working to become a graduate gemologist.

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time? I grew up loving to play just about any sport. I have played select soccer my whole life.

What is the greatest piece of wisdom your father ever shared with you? Always to put faith in God and not to worry about the things you cannot control. Things are always going to be a part of God’s plan.

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MISSISSIPPI VISION CORRECTION CENTER Mississippi Vision Correction Center PLLC was founded by Dr. Bill Aden as Aden Eye Clinic in 1974. Additionally Dr. Bill Aden trained with the late Dr. Charles Kelman in New York City, who invented the technology still used today for cataract surgery and brought that technology to Jackson. With his daughter Brannon, the current managing partner, the Doctors Aden in 2005 opened a sister facility, Eye Surgical Center of Mississippi, LLC. Both facilities are located in Flowood, and “combined with our continuing commitment to new technology enable us to provide the best eye care possible to patients in our community.” Dr. Brannon Aden was graduated from Jackson Prep in 1988, received a bachelor’s degree in English and a bachelor’s degree in biology from Washington and Lee University in 1992, a medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in 1996 and completed an ophthalmology residency at Tulane in 2000. She says, “My father and his older brother, Barry Aden, as well as their father, Aubrey Aden, were all ‘Dr. Aden.’”

As a child what did you want to be when you grew up? The first recollection I have of wanting to be a doctor was as early as six years of age. Since the first grade I have envisioned myself as a doctor. All of my educational decisions were geared toward that end. It was not, however, until very late in medical school that I decided that I wanted to pursue a career in ophthalmology, as my father had done.

What in your life are you most proud of? I am most proud of the work that my father and I have done together over the last 13 years to bring the best technology available in eye care to serve our community. It has also been very gratifying for me to have become an industry speaker and teacher of the techniques and technologies that we are using in our practice.

What do you do for relaxation? I love to cook, especially desserts; in my next life I dream of becoming a pastry chef. I love to fish in the South Louisiana marsh, and I spend many weekends in pursuit of redfish and speckled trout. I also love to travel, and Italy is my favorite country.

What do friends say is your best trait? This is a quote from one of my closest friends and one of our longest serving employees, Gail Evans. “You have so much empathy and concern for everyone’s well being and never act superior. You have the ability to sit down with the most simple person and explain to him his condition, how to treat it, and why, all the while making him feel that he is the only patient you have all day.”

What is your all-time favorite book? Because my first undergraduate degree is in English literature, I have many favorites. By far the most influential I’ve ever read is “Paradise Lost” by John Milton.

Drs. Bill and Brannon Aden

What is the greatest piece of wisdom your parents ever shared with you? Both parents, from very early in my life, encouraged me to be a leader, to think independently, and to give my best effort to every task. I live by those principles and judge myself by them daily. When my father first said to me (probably sarcastically) “you don’t know what you don’t know,” it had a profound effect on the way I approached formal education and learning from that point forward.

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KIENTZ, TIPTON AND BREAZEALE Kientz, Tipton and Breazeale is a comprehensive financial planning firm. Don Breazeale, Bill Kientz and Chris Tipton formed this partnership, located in Ridgeland, in 1997. Don’s son, Maury, joined the firm when, to quote his father, “My business grew to the point that I needed a young advisor to help me continue to grow the business to the next level. I always knew that Maury would be successful in this business. He has a unique mixture of gifts; he has a great work ethic, and he loves people and has a genuine desire to help them.” Maury was graduated from Jackson Academy in 1998, received a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Mississippi in 2003, and a master’s in higher education from Ole Miss in 2010. Maury’s wife, Lauren, is from Lexington.

What early influences started your interest in your profession? My father. He was in the business before I was born. After I finished college and started working, I became really interested in finance and investing, and I read a lot about the subjects. I called him constantly to ask him questions about 401(k)s, IRAs, different insurance products, economics and investing. I called him so many times and asked so many questions that he finally suggested that I come to work for him, since I loved the intellectual property side of the business so much. Not too long after his suggestion, I accepted.

What would your wife say is your best trait? Probably my love for people and my ability to build relationships with all different types of people. I’ve always loved meeting new people and cultivating new friendships. I learned it from my grandfather (my father’s father), who knew more people than anyone I have ever met - all different types of people from all walks of life. He knew everything there was to know about them, their families and their lives, and they appreciated his interest. I feel like he gave me the gift of appreciating how interesting people can be and how much they can enrich your life.

What in your life are you most proud of? My family, my wife Lauren, my parents and grandparents who taught me the importance of family, of working hard and of serving others. Don and Maury Breazeale

What was the toughest time in your life? Losing my mother to breast cancer when I was 29 was by far the toughest time in my life. She was an amazing individual who had a huge impact on my life and in the lives of everyone she met. She has been gone for three and a half years now and every day, I think of things that I wish I could pick up the phone and tell her. However, I get to spend this time with my father, to learn from him, and to build a business together. It’s a unique experience, and one that I’m blessed to have been given. I just wish my mom were here to see it; she would love it.

What do you like to do for fun? I love to travel, read, watch movies, watch sports, exercise, eat good food and drink good wine, spend time with friends, and spend time with my wife. I also pick up new hobbies and interests frequently, to challenge myself and continue to evolve.

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Who taught you the true meaning of success? As for personal success, I would say my grandparents and parents. They all taught me about the importance of family, good relationships, and serving others. My maternal grandfather had a successful career in the property and casualty insurance business for years. His wife, my grandmother, has been active in the community in Jackson for over 50 years. As far as the meaning of success in my business, no doubt, it’s my father. He always says that the most important part of our business is the relationships we have with our clients, and his career is a testament to that. He cares for his clients, and you can see that in the trust that they have in him. If I can look back at the end of my career in 40 years and know that the clients I have worked with are as satisfied with me, then I will have experienced great success in my career.


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MARS AND STEEL AWARDS Mars and Steel Awards was started by Sonny Steel and Charles Mars in 1965 in Meridian. Now located at 4854 I-55 North, their primary business is bowling centers and equipment. In the 1970s an equipment owner paid off his debt to Mars and Steel in trophy parts. From that, the awards end of the business began. A business fire a few years ago was the impetus for replacing and updating all equipment and inventory. And business is better than ever. Three Steel daughters (there are five) manage the business today: Sara Jane Steel, a Mississippi State University graduate, Sharon Steel Davis, a University of Mississippi graduate, and Susan Steel Waters, a University of Southern Mississippi graduate. They agree, “We work well together as our strengths and weaknesses are totally different.”

What was your first paying job? We grew up in Meridian where the company owned a bowling center, skating rink, super slide, putt-putt, space walk and a trophy shop. All five sisters worked at the family business from childhood on, taking up tickets, timing the space walk, collecting golf balls. We were paid 50 cents per day.

What was a turning point in your lives?

Sara Jane Steel, Sharon Steel Davis and Susan Steel Waters

What do you do for fun? Ironically enough, after working together every day, we enjoy getting together as a family (there are 24 of us). We take annual trips together, celebrate birthdays together, and are always looking for a good reason to get together.

What do you wish you knew when you were younger that you know now? That life is short, and we need to slow down a little. Nothing is as urgent as we think. We always seem to operate with a deadline. We have now learned better organization and scheduling – and we haven’t missed a presentation deadline yet.

Who was the greatest influence in your lives? Definitely our dad. He has always been the best dad, best spiritual leader and, of course, the best boss.

What goal have you not met yet? Maybe to entice some of our children to take over the business so the three of us won’t have to work so hard.

Business-wise we all agree that the turning point was back in the 1980s when we switched from the pantograph (tracing letters by hand) to computerized engraving. Made life easier.

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ALBRITON’S JEWELRY INC. Albriton’s Jewelry Inc. was founded by John Leslie Albriton Sr. in 1920 in downtown Jackson. Albriton’s is currently located in the Highland Village Shopping Center, and is one of the only two original tenants still located in the center. The store has been handed down father to son, for four generations. The store is currently run by John Leslie Albriton III (president), and his son Cameron Albriton (vice president). Cameron is married to the former Susannah Hackel of Waycross, Ga. Cameron was graduated from Jackson Academy in 2004, and earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration (marketing) from the University of Mississippi in 2008, and a graduate gemologist degree in Carlsbad, Calif., at the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) in 2009.

What was your first paying job? It was at Jackson Academy where I was the football announcer for the fifth and sixthgrade football games during my junior and senior year of high school. I worked the PA system, while a friend of mine worked the scoreboard. It was a low stress job, and we had a good time with it.

What is your idea of a perfect day? Spending the day in Oxford, with my wife and family attending an Ole Miss football game, followed by a nice meal on the square, and a concert at the Lyric theater.

Your pet peeve? Probably clutter. I have a touch of OCD.

What would your wife say is your best trait? My ability to get along with just about anyone.

Who is your hero? I don’t really have one person I consider my hero. There are several people in my life I look up to as role models, and aspire to be like.

What is your definition of success? John Leslie III and Cameron Albriton

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MALEY SWIM SCHOOL Linda Maley taught swim lessons in her backyard for 31 years before opening her swim school, along with her husband Claude, at 501 Lake Harbour Dr., in Ridgeland. Linda’s father was an award-winning swimmer and diver for Louisiana State University and the Fourth Air Force. Her mother, who also taught swimming, was a synchronized swimmer. Two of Linda’s children now work in the business. Son Tres is general manager. He is married to the former Nikki Robertson of Clarksdale, and the father of two, son Colson, and daughter Carys. Tres is a graduate of Jackson Prep and holds a business finance degree from Mississippi State University. Daughter Alicia Maley Lawrence, aquatic director, is married to Jason Lawrence of Fannin. Their children are Maley and Ann. Alicia was graduated from Jackson Academy and the University of Mississippi.

What did you want to be when you were a child? Alicia: When I was a child I always told my mom I wasn’t ever going to be a swim teacher. The summer hours were long and tiring. I was going to be a gymnast. Tres: I was never really intent on doing or being any one thing. I was primarily driven by the dream of experiencing life in different places.

What in your life are you most proud of? Alicia: I am most proud of my family, although we are like most families and not the picture of perfect happiness all the time. We are a close family who love God and each other through thick and thin. Our two girls give us their all in everything they do, in life, school or sports. Tres: My two children are the most challenging and most rewarding part of my life. It is awe-inspiring to see the world through their eyes. In business I had the opportunity to experience the full gamut of successes as business manager for three companies.

What was the toughest time in your life? Alicia: Being a former school teacher, my toughest time was learning that my daughter has dyslexia. It is not something she will overcome; it is a way of life for her. We push and push every day and have for years. There has been no greater reward than seeing how much she accomplishes each and every day. Tres: My world came to an abrupt stop the day my colon ruptured five years ago. Easily the longest and most difficult year of my life.

Who is your hero? Alicia: I am thankful for my mom and dad and their perseverance in opening the Maley Swim School. This place has given the opportunity to many children and adults to learn to swim year-round. Knowing that we are potentially saving a life each time someone learns to swim has been very fulfilling. Tres: I consider two former bosses who have invested in my both professionally and personally as heroes in my life. Then there’s my dad. He is and always has been Superman in my eyes.

Linda and Tres Maley, Alicia Maley Lawrence

What is your pet peeve? Alicia: Parents who don’t make their child learn to swim just because the child “doesn’t want to.” Tres: People who incessantly complain about their job but are unwilling to find something they do like.

What do people say is your best trait? Alicia: According to my husband it is my determination. I am determined to make a difference with my dyslexic child and my swim students. Tres: The publisher of Dothan Magazine wrote in the Jan/Feb 2013 issue “All of us here at Dothan Magazine will miss Tres’ warmth, humor, friendship and quiet dedication.”

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he 2013 USTA St. Dominic’s Women’s Challenger was a big success. River Hills put on quite an event. In spite of some rain, the show went on and everyone supported Mississippi’s only professional tournament. The singles title was won by former finalist Laura Siegemund from Germany. She beat Florencia Molinero (ARG) 6-4, 6-0. For the doubles title, it was won by firsttime pairing of Ilona Kremen (BLR) and Angelique Van der Meet (NED). River Hills Club had the largest crowds in the history of the event and Catholic Charities has agreed to be partners again for the 2014 Challenger. From the pro/am event to the chef’s cookout to the finals, a great time was had by all. Following the challenger, Dave Randall, tennis director and head teaching pro at River Hills brought former Mats Wilander and his “WOW” (Wilander on Wheels) tour to Jackson. Wilander and partner Cameron Lickle came to town and took over RHC for the day. There

were three one and a half hour clinics with eight participants in each. At lunch the clinic participants were treated to stories from the former world number one. After the last afternoon clinic was the doubles exhibition, which featured teaching pros Randall and TJ Middleton against Wilander and Lickle. Randall and Middleton defeated Wilander and Lickle, much to the delight of the spectators. Wilander was formerly the number one tennis player in the world. During his illustrious career, he won seven grand slam singles titles (three at the French Open, three at the Australian Open and one U.S. Open) and one grand slam men’s doubles title at Wimbledon with Joakim Nystrom. He finished 1988 ranked number one in the world and was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2002. He also helped Sweden win the Davis Cup tournament in 1984, 1985 and 1987. The WOW tour also went to Perry Creek Golf and Racquet Club in Grenada the following week. While there, USTA MS Board President John Cox of

Challenger player Allie Kiick stops to talk to Clarence Foreman, Carolyn Jacks and Adrienne during the 2013 St. Dominic’s USTA Women’s Challenger at River Hills Club.

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Cleveland had a chance to chat with Wilander about the “state of tennis” in Mississippi. The USTA League 18 and over state championships will be held in the Jackson-Ridgeland area June 7 to 9. A large field is expected to participate in this tournament. “We will have close to 1,000 players and spectators in the tri-county area during this event. We are excited to be having it in the Jackson-Ridgeland area,” says USTA Mississippi Adult League Director Lindsey Sartain. Parham Bridges Tennis Center in Jackson and Ridgeland Tennis Center are both serving as tournament hosts. In addition, play will be held at Castlewoods Country Club, the Club @Township, Country Club of Jackson, Reservoir YMCA and Tennis Center South. Players will be entertained by local tennis professional and DJ Mark Elliott and guitarist Cooper Miles at Duling Hall in the Fondren District. This is the second of nine state championships that will be held across the state from May to November.

During Mats Wilander’s WOW stop at River Hills, Bob Cragon and Jay Jacobus enjoyed a clinic with Wilander.

Taking a break from the junior clinic are Carlise Copeland, Ruth Emmerich and Margaret Oliver.

River Hills Tennis Director Dave Randall, Mats Wilander and River Hills Tennis Pro JT Middleton stop for a photo before the exhibition match.


qbkkfp ^as^kq^db Also June 7 to 9 will be the inaugural Super 70s Smash tournament, sponsored by Ridgeland Tourism Commission. Play will be at Reunion Golf and Country Club. Embassy Suites is the host hotel. “We want to gauge the interest of 70 and over players to predict the success of more programs for that age group. This event is a doubles format, so players can easily grab a partner and come out to play. The response has been extremely positive; we are looking forward to this tournament,” Sartain says. Geoff Norton, USTA tennis service representative for Mississippi will be the tournament referee. Leila Bashir has been invited to a USTA player development camp in New York at the National Tennis Center. This will be a three day camp with eight boys

and eight girls from the eastern half of the country coming together working with coaches from the national staff; Tom Gullikson, Richard Ashby, Jay Gooding, Geoff Russell and Kent Kinnear. Leila was selected because of her outstanding performance in a Level 1 Regional Tennis Camp she attended. Their room will be covered by USTA and they will receive a $500 travel stipend from the USTA. Join the excitement of a brand new way for Jackson area children to familiarize themselves with tournament competition while receiving coaching tips from area teaching professionals. The Tri-County Grand Prix combines seven events in which beginners compete in fun, tournament-themed contests. The championships will have prize courts with continued coaching from area

teaching professionals. These tournaments are open to all children 10 and under who are just beginning to play tennis for the first time. The next Grand Prix Circuit 10 and under beginner tournament is June 29 at Battlefield Park. Even if your child hasn’t played in one yet, it’s not too late to join in the fun. For more information about the Grand Prix Circuit, contact Billy Stein at stein@sta.usta.com. It’s the perfect time of year to get out and play tennis. It’s not too hot and it’s not too cold, it’s just right. Grab your racket and a friend and head to the courts. Don’t forget, for all of your tennis needs, go to www.mstennis.com, like us on Facebook; ustamississippi or follow us on Twitter; ustamississippi.

Local tennis players came out to River Hills to enjoy Mats Wilander and Cameron Lickle when they came to town.

Enjoying clinics, lunch and an exhibition match, tennis players came out to River Hills when Mats Wilander came to town.

Enjoying fun tennis and friends during a recent Country Club of Jackson girls night out are Betsy Turley, Brittany Cooper, Stella Gray Sykes, Susie Becker, Bethany Koury, Tracy Szlasi, Robert Russell, Lee Morris, Shawn Ward, Sally Birdsall, Nikki Cleveland, Betsy Greener

During the week-long USTA Women’s Challenger, tennis enthusiasts came out to watch some great tennis.

Charles Greenlee and Mats Wilander after a good workout during the WOW stop at River Hills Club.

During the WOW tour, local tennis players David Russell, Richard Puckett and LC James enjoyed a clinic with Wilander.

Dr. George Patton and former Ole Miss tennis player Abbie Guthrie paired up during the pro/am event at the Women’s Challenger. june 2013

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During the 10 and under Grand Prix Circuit tournament held at Tennis Center South, Chip Cole and Alex Tullos shake hands after their match.

During the 10 and Under Grand Prix Circuit tournament held at Tennis Center South, Chip Cole and Tory Tullos shake hands after their match.

It’s never to early to start playing tennis. Gloria Helen Scott is following in her mom and dad’s footsteps!

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Touring professionals stay focused on the ball at all times.

Dr. Patton prepared to receive a serve during the pro/am event during the Women’s Challenger.

Junior player Emma Dye enjoyed the Women’s Challenger special events.

Former junior team tennis player and Clemson Tiger tennis player, Jackson’s own Keri Wong played in the St. Dominic’s 25,000 USTA Women’s Challenger at River Hills Club.


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very year, women and children agonize over the perfect Father’s Day gift. Sadly, many will make the same mistake my sister and I did when they purchase a greeting card and a tie for their father. After reflecting on some of the terrible gifts we gave my dad, it never occurred to me growing up that he wouldn’t be thrilled with my fashion selections. Even after over-analyzing every gift I ever gave my dad, I was still left with the question - What do men really want and need? My husband doesn’t really ask for much, but I think I’m safe in saying he’d rather have something that our children made over a storebought card, and he only wears a tie a few times a year so the 50 ties hanging in his closet should hold him over. My husband is no different than most – basically all men are the same and for the most part they are an uncomplicated gender. According to humanist psychologist Abraham Maslow, there are basic needs that are vital to man, such as the need for air, water, food and sleep. Last time I checked, my husband is breathing, the faucet still has water and the snoring would indicate that he is, in fact, sleeping. Of course, my husband isn’t starving, but it made me think about what men really want to eat. For research purposes I asked a very random sampling of men what they like to eat. There was nothing scientific about my survey. It was simple: one question and only one qualifying factor for participants – they had to be male. After identifying my focus group and posing the question to the test subjects, all of my theories were shattered by their responses. The findings were surprising because not one fruit, vegetable or dessert was ever mentioned. The responses resulted in my final hypothesis: Men like meat, preferably pork or beef, and specifically meat that is grilled or smoked. If a man’s day could begin with a bacon breakfast followed by a burger for lunch and conclude with a steak cooked medium rare, his basic need for food would be not only met but completely satisfied. Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Theory was presented in 1943, but its application can date back to the caveman. Even before walking upright, men liked to eat meat, hence their position as the hunter while the cave wives gathered berries and kept the fire going. At one time all you needed was an open flame and a piece of meat to fulfill the culinary desires of men. Now, more than a stick poking a bonfire is required to keep a man from regressing to caveman behaviors once the grilling begins. Men want and need meat (unless, of course the man is a vegetarian and none of the men I interviewed were of that persuasion). So to answer the question of the perfect gift for Father’s Day – you will have to choose a cow or a pig. However, if you aren’t interested in wrapping up a side of beef or a whole hog for dad this year, might I suggest some grilling tools. As with the evolution of man has come the advancement of grilling tools and what man doesn’t need a new grilling gadget? There are a few tools that make preparing, cooking and serving grilled or

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smoked meat easy. Men get angry when they can’t cook the meat they have lovingly marinated and seasoned because only fumes remain in the propane tank. I can’t tell you the number of times we were all set to fire up the grill and discovered that the propane tank was empty. The Outset Company manufactures a gas gauge that indicates the propane level in your gas tank so that you know before you start the barbeque if there will be enough gas to finish the task. The heavy-duty brass gauge has a built-in leak detector and requires no tools for assembly. The gas gauge is a must for anyone that has finished a steak in the oven because the gas ran out or for anyone wanting to spare themselves from the frustration of not knowing how much gas is in the tank. Most men really don’t want to get their hands dirty when grilling and leave it to the Charcoal Companion to develop meat claws. The heavy duty meat claws are designed for handling larger pieces of meat such as roasts, turkey, chicken and ham. A smoked pork butt can be pulled pork in a matter of minutes with the use of these patent pending tools. Aluminum smoker bags have become one of my favorite “fake-grilling” finds. The smoker bags can be used in the oven or on the grill. The wood chip flavoring is already inside, sealed between the bottom two layers of foil, and held in place by natural wood syrups, so preparation of your meal is almost as easy as the cleanup. Meats and vegetables can be placed in the bag with seasonings to your taste – no fats, oils or salt need to be added. Hickory or mesquite bags

Marlana Walters, Proprietor The Everyday Gourmet


FOODWISE provide the best flavor for red meat or game. The smoker bag can hold up to three pounds of beef, pork, chicken or fish or up to six cups of vegetables. After filling the bag with your desired selection, fold the opening end three or four times to seal and press firmly. The bag can be used on a grill, campfire or in the oven at temperatures up to 500 degrees. Do not be alarmed by the expansion of the bag during cooking - the bag will balloon, allowing the smoky flavor to circulate. The bag should not be opened during cooking, instead use the following cooking chart:

PROTEIN Chicken Pieces Pork Chops Pork Ribs Beef Brisket Beef Rib Roast or Lamb Fish (Fillet or Steaks)

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40-45 minutes 40-45 minutes 90 minutes

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The smoker bag is easy to use. Even when you don’t have access to an open flame you can get the smoky sensation without braving the elements. I like to use the foil bags in the oven for smoked apple pork chops and a really great smoked brisket that no one will believe wasn’t prepared in a smoker.

SMOKED APPLE PORK CHOPS

INGREDIENTS 2 pork chops ¾ to 1 inch thick 1 tablespoon cracked black pepper Salt to taste 4 ounces butter, melted 1 large apple, thinly sliced 6 tablespoons mango chutney

DIRECTIONS Brush both sides of the pork chops with butter and season with pepper and salt, then place in smoker bag. Cover with apple slices and spoon on chutney. For oven use: place rack in lowest position in the oven. Preheat to 475 to 500 degrees, leaving oven door open. Place pork chops in smoker bag and seal tightly. Cook at 475 degrees for five minutes with oven door cracked two inches then lower the cooking temperature to 375 degrees and cook approximately 20 more minutes.

INGREDIENTS 2 to 3 pound beef brisket 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon onion powder

and burger presses available that make the task of forming the perfect patty so easy a caveman could do it. Thank goodness for the evolution of the burger press, because nothing makes a burger better than to be stuffed with cheese that oozes when you bite into them.

STUFFED BLUE CHEESE BURGERS

(Makes four burgers) INGREDIENTS 1 3/4 pounds ground beef 4 ounces blue cheese, crumbled 4 peppadew peppers, flattened Ely’s Seasoning

DIRECTIONS Divide ground beef into eight equal size balls. Using the stuff side of the burger press, firmly press each ball into a patty with a concave well. Fill with 1 ounce of blue cheese, one peppadew pepper and a dash of Ely’s seasoning. Top each of the four patties with the remaining patties, well side down. Use the seal side of the burger press to firmly push on the patties to seal together. Season burger with Ely’s seasoning. Grill burgers approximately five minutes on each side or until desired doneness is reached. Serve with lettuce, tomato or desired toppings. SOURCES: (1) A Theory of Human Motivation (originally published in Psychological Review, 1943, Vol. 50 #4, pp. 370–396). (2) Cameron Products® Emeril’s Smoker Bag. (3) Nordic Ware ® Stuffed Burger Maker & Patty Press.

SMOKY BEEF BRISKET

DIRECTIONS Rinse and pat brisket dry. Allow meat to adjust to room temperature (no longer than 30 minutes). Mix dry ingredients and rub over beef. For oven use: place rack in lowest position in the oven. Preheat to 475 to 500 degrees leaving oven door open. Place seasoned brisket in smoker bag and seal tightly. Cook at 475 degrees for 10-15 minutes with oven door cracked two inches then lower the cooking temperature to 375 degrees and cook approximately two hours. During the final 10 minutes of cooking, carefully cut a hole in the center of the smoker bag allowing moisture to release and brisket to brown. Who doesn’t love a good hot dog or cheeseburger? For those of you who have trouble choosing between the two or if you’re tired of round hamburgers, I have great news for you – there is a product called a Ham Dogger that makes six inch, quarter pound hot dog shaped hamburgers. The ham dogger is great for grilling with the kids because unlike regular hot dogs of unknown origin, the ham dog can be made from ground turkey or venison to take the mystery out of the meat selection. Another fun twist to hamburgers are burger stuffing kits june 2013

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Elizabeth Baldwin Vick & Joshua Dudley Kipp DECEMBER 29, 2012 PROVIDENCE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH • DALLAS, TEXAS

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lizabeth Baldwin Vick and Joshua Dudley Kipp were married at 5 p.m. December 29 in the sanctuary of Providence Presbyterian Church in Dallas. The service of worship was officiated by the Rev. David Colyer Rea. The bride is the daughter of Diana Baldwin Vick of Dallas and her late husband, Marvin York Vick Jr. of Madisonville, Texas. She is the granddaughter of Donald Mull Baldwin and the late Harriet Lishen Baldwin of Lenexa, Kan., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Marvin York Vick Sr. of Madisonville. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Crane Davis Kipp of Jackson. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Dudley Buford of Jackson and the late Dr. and Mrs. Dean Carl Kipp of Dallas. Nuptial music was presented by Dr. Alex McDonald, pianist. Scripture was read by Sarah Monning Schoellkopf of Dallas, and Thomas Benton York of Charlottesville, Va. Given in marriage by her mother and escorted down the aisle by her brotherin-law Eliot Eppes Kerlin Jr. of Dallas, the bride wore a strapless designer gown with a tulle skirt, cathedral train, and double veil. She carried her great-grandmother’s wedding handkerchief and a bouquet of white peonies, roses, ranunculus, hydrangeas and stephanotis.

Matrons of honor were her sisters, Katherine Vick Bibb of Austin, Texas, and Corrie Vick Kerlin of Dallas. Bridesmaids were Allyson Weaver Crow of Dallas, Ruth Stiver Dew of Austin, and Sarah Monning Schoelllopf. Members of the house party included cousins of the bride, Anne Baldwin Grant of Fairway, Kan., and Julie Baldwin Wolf of Prairie Village, Kan., and Allison Hilliard Ellis and Meagan Prince Nethers, both of Dallas. Bell ringers were Davis Vick Kerlin, Eliot Eppes Kerlin III, and Mercer York Kerlin, nephews of the bride, and Louisa Chase Kerlin, niece of the bride. The bridegroom’s father was best man. Groomsmen were Patrick Hunter Dogan of Atlanta; Hugo William Schoellkopf IV of Dallas; and Thomas Benton York. Ushers were Charles Simmons Barry of Dallas; Brett Wooten Cantrell of Austin; and Robert Craig Flowers of Jackson. Following the ceremony, the bride’s mother hosted a reception at the Northwood Club. On the eve of the wedding, the bridegroom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at the Park City Club. After a wedding trip to Playa Mujeres, Mexico, the couple lives in Dallas. The bridegroom is an attorney and the bride is pursuing her master’s in Biblical counseling. june 2013

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WEDDINGS

Haley Crisler Westbrook & Christopher Cameron Yearout JANUARY 26, 2013 FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH • JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI

Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Cameron Yearout

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Haley Crisler Westbrook and Christopher Cameron Yearout were united in holy matrimony in a candlelight service of worship on the evening of January 26 at First Baptist Church of Jackson. Miss Westbrook is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. David Orien Westbrook. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Robert Blanton Crisler Jr. of Jackson, the late Mr. Crisler, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Orien Westbrook of Flora. Yearout is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Gusty Yearout of Birmingham. He is the grandson of Mrs. Milton Clay Ragsdale III and the late Dr. Ragsdale, Joseph Henry Boyd and the late Mrs. Boyd, and the late William Thomas Yearout, all of Birmingham. Officiating the ceremony was the Rev. Dr. Ronald Gene Mumbower. Nuptial music was provided by Eva Hart, pianist; James Arrington Goff, organist; Bob Cheeseman, trumpeter; and Lisa Leavell, Jordan Carmean, Sam Mason and Clint Pride, vocalists. Ann and Tammy Mason, former violin teachers of the bride, played classical music and selected hymns prior to the wedding ceremony. On the church altar was a standing floral cross fashioned of 1,000 ivory roses. Escorted by her father, the bride wore a pearl strapless lace designer gown of floral beaded silk net, featuring a softly-sculpted neckline and fluted skirt with a chapel-length train. She carried a bouquet of vendella roses, sweet peas, stephanotis and phlox, wrapped in ivory satin with an heirloom lace overlay. Attached to her bouquet were angel pins belonging to each of her grandmothers. Matron of honor was Whitney Evans Maxwell of Jackson. Bridesmaids were Adrienne Annison Belken, Shannon Danielle Donohoe, and Kathleen Vason Wells, all of Washington, D.C.; Rebecca Lowther Doe, Mary Ashley Powell, Emily Molpus Tomlinson and Emily Alice Yearout, sister of the bridegroom, all of Birmingham; Ann Fly Howard and Catherine Carter Sledge, both of


Jackson; Brende Smith Melonakos of Atlanta; and Elizabeth Marie Murray of Los Angeles. They wore black crepe strapless gowns accented with empire waistlines, and carried miniature versions of the bride’s bouquet, hand-tied with ivory satin ribbon. The bridegroom’s father was best man. Groomsmen were Christopher David Westbrook of Los Angeles, brother of the bride; Michael Warren Babston, David Dean Blount Jr., Ryan Gregory Burge, Michael Thomas Clarke, Brandon Scott Hays, Edward Henry Hobbs V, Garrison Blake Patterson, Jeffrey Hardee Wasden, William Stancil Starnes Jr., Jackson Decatur Stewart II, and Brett Cooper Thompson, all of Birmingham. Ushers were John Martin Crisler and Robert Blanton Crisler IV, both of Jackson, cousins of the bride. Children from both families chimed the hour as they entered the sanctuary ringing silver bells. From the bride’s family were Lyllian Caroline Crisler of Jackson; Kiran Keenan Lalwani of Norcross, Ga.; Anne Crisler Roberts, Everett Hastings Roberts, John Hiller Roberts and William Hamilton Roberts, all of Gadsden, Ala. Children of the bridegroom’s family included Alister James Dupont, Noelle Amelie Dupont, Adrianne Augusta Yearout, Alexandra Kate Yearout, and Zoe Marie Yearout, all of Birmingham. Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted a reception at The South, where guests were honored with a cocktail buffet and entertained by the music of Az Izz. The bride’s cake, replicating her china pattern, was of 10 alternating layers of ivory and white, hand-gilded with gold leaf. The bride’s mother’s wedding veil was used as a cloth underneath the cake. The bridegroom’s triple-tier cake was decorated in the colors of Auburn University in honor of generations of gridiron heritage in the bridegroom’s family. Both cakes were designed and made by Steve Stockton of Amory. Following a Greek tradition, favors of silk bags each containing five Jordan almonds symbolizing health, wealth, happiness, good luck and fertility were distributed. The odd number of almonds is indivisible, just as the bride and bridegroom shall remain undivided. The favors were offered from a silver heirloom tray belonging to the bridegroom’s grandmother. The tray was loaned to the family for the occasion from the Greek Orthodox church in Birmingham where generations of the bridegroom’s family have worshipped. On the eve of the wedding, the bridegroom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at River Hills Club, where the bride’s grandfather was a founding member. Out-of-town family and guests also enjoyed the evening, which included a slide show of the couple’s lives. The couple is at home in Birmingham, where the bride is a news reporter with the ABC affiliate ABC 33/40, and the bridegroom is an attorney with Lightfoot, Franklin and Whiter LLC. june 2013

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Georgia Katherine Fyke & Andrew John Nesbitt JULY 21, 2012 CITYLIFE CHURCH AT SIMPSON MEMORIAL CHURCH • ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA

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service of worship celebrating and blessing the marriage of Georgia Katherine Fyke and Andrew John Nesbitt was held at 11 a.m. July 21 at CityLife Church, which meets for worship at the Simpson Memorial Church in St. Paul, Minn. The double ring ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Bart Moseman. The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Frazier Earl Fyke III. She is the granddaughter of Dorothy Day Johnson and the late Otho Singleton Johnson Jr. and of Cherry Sisk Fyke and the late Dr. Frazier Earl Fyke Jr., all of Jackson. The bridegroom is the son of Scott Kenneth Nesbitt and the late Patricia Jean Nesbitt of Eden Prairie, Minn. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Kenneth Nesbitt of Eden Prairie and of the late John Vance Keeler and the late Mary Lois Smith, both of Minnetonka, Minn. The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a designer gown of candlelight silk organza overlaid with reembroidered Alençon lace originally worn by her mother in 1974. The gown, restyled by designer Sandra Ashford, featured an empire bodice with a duchess neckline and modified cap sleeves encrusted with tiny seed pearls and iridescences. The slim Aline skirt was appliqued with Alençon lace and pearls and swept to the back forming the full chapel train. The bride wore a Russian netting birdcage veil and carried a hand tied bouquet of peach and pink garden roses, white avalanche roses, peach, yellow and pink ranunculus, succulents, pink spray roses, coral calla lilies, plum colored poppy buds and blooms, anemones and dried cotton burs. Morgan Weldon Davis of Grovetown, Ga., was the matron of honor. The niece of the bridegroom, Madison Joy Daniels of Mayer, Minn., was the bridesmaid. They wore coordinating teal dresses and carried garden bouquets echoing the peach tones and similar mixed flowers of the bridal bouquet. Robert Aaron Whitman of Columbia Heights, Minn., was best man. Cameron Seth Daniels, the bridegroom’s nephew, was usher. They wore a rosebud and dried cotton bur boutonniere. Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted a reception luncheon at Brasa in St. Paul where guests enjoyed music of accordionist Dan Turpening. Guests were treated to an ice cream sundae bar featuring Izzy’s ice cream. The couple departed in a cycle rickshaw for an excursion through the historic homes of Grand and Summit avenues. On the eve of the wedding the bridegroom’s father honored the couple with a rehearsal dinner at Dixie’s on Grand in St. Paul. Following a wedding cruise to Alaska the couple is at home in Minneapolis, where the bride is working toward a master’s in counseling psychology at the University of St. Thomas. The bridegroom is a provider resource analyst for Minnesota Gastroenterology, P.A. and is pursuing a degree in healthcare management from Concordia College. june 2013

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Kristen Joyce Jernigan & Logan Hunter Power OCTOBER 27, 2012 NORTH OXFORD BAPTIST CHURCH • OXFORD, MISSISSIPPI

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risten Joyce Jernigan and Logan Hunter Power were united in marriage at 6 p.m. October 27, 2012 at North Oxford Baptist Church in Oxford. The ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Fish Robinson. Nuptial music was provided by Tom Wilson and family; Linda Taylor, organist; and Melissa Alexander, pianist. Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a designer A-line gown in ivory lace. The strapless bodice featured Swarovski crystals accenting a natural waistline. She carried a traditional hand-tied bouquet of hydrangea, Patience garden roses, calla lilies, Eskimo roses, ranunculus, and Snowflake spray roses finished with an antique white ivory satin ribbon. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Jernigan. She is the granddaughter of the late Arthur Freeman Jernigan and Mary Lou Jernigan and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Bridges Robinson, all of Jackson. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Edward Power. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Emmett H. Owens of Jackson, the late Loyal Hooker “Tom” Power and Mae Helen Power of Florence. Allison Leigh Weems, childhood friend of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Vickie Paige Bee, Anna Brock Boxberger, Kelly Rawlings Edwards, Jennifer Jernigan Gross, Anne Coleman Jernigan, Amanda Jones Johnston, Mary Ellis Kahlstorf, Lindsey Power Leach, Anna Leigh Minor, Haley Howell Pate, Caroline Grayson Webb and Amelia Carter White. Flower girls were Avery Parks Power and Harper Brooke Leach. The bridegroom’s father, and Mark Edward Power Jr., brother of the bridegroom, were best men. Groomsmen were Brett Alexander Bukvich, Ryan Paul Cobb, McCaslin Carter Dodgen, Thomas Joseph Flautt, Jonathan Tyler Hancock, Justin Bridges Jernigan, William Griffin Kline, Jason Allen Leach, Tyler Jordan Lum, Cody Michael Overbeck, Joseph Chambers Tann, and James Owen Williams. Ring bearers were Mark Edward Power III, Hayes Allen Leach, and Jack Arthur Jernigan. Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted a reception at the Lyric Oxford, where guests enjoyed a miniature “Grove” and an array of Southern fare. Guests were also treated to a six-tier cake and danced to the music of Class Reunion. On the eve of the wedding, the bridegroom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at Oxford University Club. Following a trip to Rivera Maya, Mexico, the couple is at home in Oxford.

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Allie Elizabeth Johnson & Bryan Taylor Sams JUNE 1, 2013

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r. and Mrs. David Hollis Johnson of Fairhope, Ala., announce the engagement of their daughter, Allie Elizabeth Johnson, to Bryan Taylor Sams, son of Dr. and Mrs. Lucius Featherston Sams III. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Gilmer Potts of Oxford and the late Mr. and Mrs. Joe Allen Johnson of Durant. Miss Johnson is a 2008 graduate of Briarwood Christian High School in Birmingham, and was graduated cum laude from the University of Mississippi in 2012, where she was a Sally Barksdale Honors College Scholar and a member of Chi Omega sorority. She teaches first-grade at Regents School of Oxford. The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Lucius Featherston Sams Jr. of Tupelo, James Angelo Becker and Kathryn Yerger Becker. Sams is a 2008 graduate of Jackson Preparatory School and was graduated cum laude from the University of Mississippi in 2012, where he served as president of the Patterson School of Accountancy and chaplain of Sigma Nu fraternity. Sams is pursuing a master’s in accounting at Ole Miss. Upon graduation, he will be associated with KPMG in Memphis. The wedding is planned for June 1 in Oxford.

Megan Elizabeth Stone & James Robert Love II JUNE 15, 2013

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rs. Steve and Cheryl Stone announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Elizabeth Stone, to James Robert Love II of Manhattan, Kan. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Morrison of Jackson, and Bennie Stone and the late Louise Stone of Brandon. Miss Stone is a 2004 graduate of Jackson Academy and a 2008 graduate of Mississippi State University where she received a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She is pursuing a master’s in school counseling at Mississippi State University, where she will graduate in May. The prospective bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kirby Love of Greenwood. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Hubbard Saunders III of Hollandale, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Paul C. Love Sr. of Glen Allan. Love is a 2003 graduate of Greenville Christian School and a 2007 graduate of Mississippi State University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in political science. He is a 2010 graduate of Delta State University where he received a master’s of business administration in management. He is pursuing a doctorate in student affairs at Kansas State University. Love is an instructor at Kansas State University and Barton Community College. The couple will exchange vows June 15 at 2 p.m. at Wesley Chapel. Dr. Jim Futral and Dr. Steve Stone, the bride’s father, will officiate. A reception will follow at Colonial Country Club. The couple will reside in Manhattan, Kan. june 2013

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Ellen Estill Clarke & Robert Taylor Sawyer JUNE 22, 2013

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r. and Mrs. Eugene Singleton Clarke IV of Hollandale announce the engagement of their daughter, Ellen Estill Clarke, to Robert Taylor Sawyer, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Robert Woodrow Sawyer of Lyon. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Singleton Clarke III of Hollandale, and the late Mr. and Mrs. John Thomas Watkins of West Point. Miss Clarke is a graduate of Deer Creek School. She was graduated summa cum laude from Mississippi State University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences. In 2012 she earned a doctor of physical therapy from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Miss Clarke is a member of Chi Omega fraternity, and she was presented at the 2006 Delta Debutante Ball. She is a physical therapist with the Therapy Center of Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center. The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Mrs. Keith Roy Harris and the late Mr. Harris of Clarksdale and the late Mr. and Mrs. John Woodrow Sawyer of Lyon. Sawyer is a graduate of Lee Academy. He was graduated magna cum laude from Mississippi State University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences. He is a member of Sigma Chi fraternity. Sawyer is a fourth-year medical student at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. The wedding ceremony will be June 22 at Hollandale First United Methodist Church.

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Brittni Francesca Wrentmore & Henry Paris II JULY 27, 2013

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r. and Mrs. Andre Mark Wrentmore and Mr. and Mrs. Raymond John Lepone of Memphis annouce the engagement of their daughter, Brittni Francesca Wrentmore, to Henry Paris II, son of Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Henry Paris II of Jackson. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Russell Palmer Wrentmore of Gulfport and the late Mrs. Loretta Frances Wrentmore, and Mr. and Mrs. David Heath Anderson of Memphis. The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Paris of Indianola, and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bardin Redditt of Greenwood, and the late Patricia O’Neal Redditt. Miss Wrentmore is a 2006 graduate of Germantown High School and a 2011 graduate of the University of Mississippi where she received a bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in journalism. She is an active member of the Junior League of Memphis and serves on the associate board for the Memphis Make-A-Wish Foundation. She is a member of Independent Presbyterian Church of Memphis. Paris is a 2005 graduate of Jackson Preparatory School. He was graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Business where he received a degree in marketing and a minor in management. At Ole Miss, he was an active member of the Kappa Alpha Order. He is a financial advisor with the Private Client Group at Duncan-Williams Inc. in Memphis. He is involved in the Phoenix Club of Memphis, Streets Ministries, the Grizzlies TeamUP organization, and a mentor for TNachieves. He is a member of Independent Presbyterian Church of Memphis. The couple will exchange vows July 27 at Independent Presbyterian Church with the reception to follow at the Central Station in Downtown Memphis. Following the wedding the couple will make their home in Memphis.

Natalie Marie Waterman & Justin Davis Wade JULY 27, 2013

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r. and Mrs. Mark Thomas Waterman announce the engagement of their daughter, Natalie Marie Waterman, to Justin Davis Wade, son of Dr. and Mrs. David John Dzielak and Mr. and Mrs. Luther William Wade II. Miss Waterman is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Don Hager and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Waterman and the late Donna Waterman. Wade is the grandson of Robert Sylvester McLaurin and the late Charline Todd McLaurin of Brandon, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wilford Webb of Greenwood. The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of J.J. Pearce High School in Richardson, Texas. She was graduated with a bachelor’s degree in nursing in 2008 from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth. She was a member of Gamma Psi chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta. She is associated with Children’s Medical Center of Dallas in the trauma/neurosurgical intensive care unit. The prospective bridegroom is a 1999 graduate of Jackson Preparatory School and a 2004 graduate of the University of Mississippi, where he received a bachelor’s degree in managerial finance. At Ole Miss, he was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity, the M Club, and lettered four years in football. Wade is associated with Greystone Servicing Company in Dallas as a business developer and relationship manager. The couple will exchange vows at the Grand Lucayan Resort, July 27, in Freeport, Bahamas. june 2013

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Crystal Michelle Utley & Nicholaus Aaron Secoy AUGUST 2013

Mark Douglas Utley of Germantown and Pamela Wells Fratesi of Ridgeland announce the engagement of their daughter, Crystal Michelle Utley, to Nicholaus Aaron Secoy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elvis Clark Secoy of Rolling Fork. Miss Utley was graduated from the College of Charleston and the Mississippi College School of Law. She is a special assistant attorney general for the state of Mississippi and a yoga teacher. Secoy attended the University of Southern Mississippi and finished his studies at Mississippi Delta Community College. He is the executive chef at the Onward Store and a musician. An August wedding is planned.

Crystal Michelle Utley, Nicholaus Aaron Secoy

Kathryn Clair Braden & David Hobson Robertson JUNE 28, 2013 THE SOUTH WAREHOUSE • JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI Dr. and Mrs. David Steven Braden of Brookhaven announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathryn Clair Braden, to David Hobson Robertson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Steven David Robertson of Church Hill. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Earl Blaise of Brookhaven and Edith Jean Braden and the late Guy Brice Braden of Tupelo. Miss Braden is a 2002 honor graduate of Brookhaven High School. She was graduated magna cum laude from Auburn University in 2006. At Auburn she was a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority. She earned a juris doctorate, cum laude, from the University of Mississippi School of Law and is an associate at Allen, Allen, Breeland and Allen. The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Emile Louis Guedon of Church Hill and Mr. and Mrs. David Lee Robertson of Fayette. Robertson is a 2003 graduate of Adams County Christian School and 2007 graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi. He was graduated from the school of architecture at Mississippi State University in May 2013. The couple will exchange vows June 28 at The South Warehouse with a reception to follow.

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Bob and Amy Grenfell, Mallory Bass, Alex, Lynda, Rob and Natey Webb

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An engagement celebration honoring Mallory Bass and Alex Webb was held recently at the Northbay Golf Clubhouse. Hosts and hostesses were Homer Best, Jill Conner Browne and Kyle Jennings, Sibyl and Jim Child, Ann and Larry Collins, Leacy and Buster Corley, Mary Ann and Jay Fontaine, Nancy Goldman and Bill Sampson, Pat and Hinky Hall, Janet and Bob Hawkins, Cindy and Dave Hutchison, Debbie and David

Ann Robin Tucker, Matt Watson, Charlotte Taylor

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Kaufman, Beth and Taylor Kitchings, Jayne and Ike Larue, Nina Lott, Bobbi and Gene Naylor, Susan Phillips, Kathy and Michael Potts, Christy and Andy Reppeto, Jen and Steve Sampson, Debbie and Tom Skelton, and Amy and Jim Streetman. The couple will wed June 8 in a beachside ceremony in Pensacola Beach. Shown are scenes from the party.

Jim and Sybyl Child

Barry and Elizabeth Crain

Beth Kitchings, Amy Grenfell, Jane LaRue, Mallory Bass, Kathy Potts, Christy Reppeto


Jen Sampson, Mary Ann and Jay Fontaine, Leacy Corley, Steve Sampson

Dawn Cleveland, Mary Ann Fontaine

Kyle Clayton, Alex Webb, Mallory Bass, Paige and Andrew Clayton

Arty, Robert and Mallory Bass, Alex, Lynda, Rob and Natey Webb

Jenny Naylor, Kate Dollarhide, Bailey Brown

Tom and Debbie Skelton, Beth Kitchings, Bob Grenfell

Raymond and Pat Grenfell, Hinky and Pat Hall

Sarah Kay Waycaster, JT Kitchings

Amy Grenfell, Amy Streetman

Erin Escude, Mallory Bass, Jenny Naylor, Charlotte Taylor june 2013

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Janet and Bob Hawkins, Hinky and Pat Hall, Tom and Debbie Skelton, Jen and Steve Sampson, Amy and Jim Streetman, Mallory Bass, Alex Webb, Christy Reppeto, Taylor and Beth Kitchings, Homer Best, Michael and Kathy Potts, Leacy and Buster Corley, Mary Ann and Jay Fontaine

Bob and Amy Grenfell, Mallory Bass, Alex Webb

Natey Webb, Eric Van Laan

Natey Webb, Mallory Bass, Alex, Lynda and Rob Webb

Ray and Cindy McNamara

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e love a good party and so do our readers!

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Brittni Wrentmore and Henry Paris engagement party

Lee and Lisa Paris, Tonya Lepone, Brittni Wrentmore, Henry Paris

Henry Paris, Brittni Wrentmore

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A party was held recently in the home of Lee and Lisa Paris celebrating the engagement of Brittni Wrentmore and Henry Paris. Co-hosts and hostesses were Maury and Kyle Ball, Mary and Paul Bowden, Joy and Donnie Cannada, Gena and Jerry Everitt, Bette and George Fair, Renee and Mayo Flynt, Pam and Jeff Glover, Lexanne and Sock Guffin, Sara Hays and Mike Lamb, Becky and Herb Ivison, Gail and Rob Jones, Susan and Ed Lawler, Jennifer and Jack Lyon, Mary Ball and Greg Markow, Sally and Len Martin,

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Cathy and George May, Charlotte and Richard McNeel, Cissye and Billy Mounger, Deborah and Walter Newman, Alice and Mark Nicholas, Janie and Joe Purvis, Gayla and Jim Rawls, Joanna and Joe Roberts, Mary Scott and Tommy Shepherd, Pat and Mike Stevens, Doug and Ernie Strahan, Linda and Charles Waterloo, JoAnne and Forbes Watson, Julia and Terrel Williams, and Donna and Hubert Worley. Shown are scenes from the party.

Andy and Donna Wrentmore

Ken and Pauline Causey

Clara Frances and Marsha Cannon, Ann Brock, Gina O’Connell, Kay and Tom Pitts


Chris Monsour, Matt Minyard, Ferriss Brown, Lee Jolly, Brannon Berry

Mary Bowden, Pat Flowers

Lisa and Vivian Paris, Robert Phillips

Darden North, Dot Cates

Bardin and Nina Redditt, Rose Paris, Jo Anne Watson

Sara Hays, Craig Flowers, Gail Jones, Jeff Rickels

Gayla and Jim Rawls, Karen Bush

Melanie and Shane Armour

Misti Crisler, Victor Smith

Greg and Mary Ball Markow

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Jeff Glover, Amy and David Fowler

Rob Jones, Tommy Shepherd, Ferriss Brown

Doug Strahan, Kyle Ball

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Bill May, Mike Stevens

Quentin Whitwell, Sam Lane

Elizabeth and Read Meadows

Rachel and Pauline Causey, Lee Paris, Rachel Paris Pritchett, Billy Pritchett

Henry and Vivian Paris, Bardin and Rachel Paris Pritchett

Bill and Marty May, Libby Garland, Jennifer Lyon, Jeff Rickels

Quentin and Ginger Whitwell, Jimmy and Ellen Turner

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Sarah Welker and Tom Allin engagement celebration

John, Betty and Tom Allin, Sarah, Sandi and Mark Welker

engagement party Sarah Welker, Tom Allin An engagement celebration was held for Sarah Welker and Tom Allin recently in the Belhaven home of Hailey and Jack Allin. Co-hosts and hostesses were Rebecca and David Cleland, Ann Brock, Rebecca and Deaver Collins, Susan and Howard Jones, Jean and Johnny Jones, Jane Alexander, Cleta and Edward Ellington, Kay and Thomas Patterson, Merrill McKewen and Jim Powers, Robbie and Don Landrum, Beth and Steve Orlansky, Sissie and Fred Wile, Vicki and Hal Daughdrill, Margaret McLarty, Jan

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and John Wofford, Diane and David Morse, Lynn and John Jenkins, Sue and Jerry McBride, Virginia and Minor Buchanan, Joe Morris, Beth and Taylor Kitchings, Celia and Frank Wood, Tillie and Jimmy Rosen, Betsy Ann and Don Breazeale, Weegie Harris, Meredith and James Dent May, Sarah and Phil Buffington, Sara and Ben Lloyd, Dawn and Ken McCarley, Evelyn and Howard Randolph, Marsha and Tim Cannon, Mary Ann and Jay Fontaine, Molly and Darden MacWade, and Margaret and Al Simon.

Don and Betsy Ann Breazeale

Phillip Buffington, Lauren Whitton

Jack, Hailey, John, Betty and Tom Allin, Sarah, Sandi, Mark and Emily Welker


Lynn Jenkins, Betty Allin, Malinda Prather, Sandra Maris

Arthur Jones, Thomas Price

Jay Fontaine, David Morse, Minor Buchanan

Cleta Ellington, Tommy Weems, Susan Ferrell

Merrill Tenney McKewen, Jim Powers, Molly and Darden MacWade

Robbie Landrum, Evelyn Randolph, Beth Orlansky

Margaret Barrett Simon, Sarah Welker, Al Simon

Marsha Cannon, Kay Patterson, Molly MacWade

Sister Simmons, Ann Brock

Celia Wood, Tim Cannon

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Meredith Feck and Ryan Harris engagement party

Hardy Harris, Gene Arnold, Kucker Harris, Ryan Harris, Paxton Todd, George Vanlandingham

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A party was held recently at Brent’s Drugstore celebrating the engagement of Meredith Feck and Ryan Harris. Miss Feck is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Anthony Feck. Harris is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Harris. Co-hosts and hostesses were Gene and Mary Jo Arnold, Chris and Catherine Cahill, Brooks Harris, Hardy and Terre Harris, Jack

Jeanne Brinson, Marsha Vanlandingham, Ann Flanagan, Mary Jo Arnold, Krystal Todd, Pam Partridge

Meredith Feck, Pam Harris, Becky Feck

Harris, Sam and Lauren Harris, Denton and Laura Hartlein, Zach and Neetsie Hutchens, Todd Jenkins, Stephen and Morgan Masley, Russ and Ellen Moody, Rollo and Beth Moses, Tiffie Moses, Pam Partridge, Harry and Anna Haskins Patton, Xan and April Robertson, Paige Russell, Billy and Sally Slack, and Paxton and Krystal Todd. The wedding will be August 31 in Naples, Fla.

Mary Jo Arnold, Marsha Vanlandingham, Pam Partridge, Terre Harris, Pam Harris, Krystal Todd

Ryan Harris, Jack Harris, Sam Harris, Brooks Harris

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EVENTS THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION’S 35TH ANNUAL ART FOR HEART The American Heart Association’s 35th annual Art for Heart was held recently at the Country Club of Jackson. Shown are scenes from the event. Laurie Hixon Smith, Kristy Sims, Hollidae Robinson

David and Michelle Pharr

Steve Holly, Valda Miller, Carol Holly

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John Badero, Christiana and Ivy Williams

Alena Goodlett, Janice Reynolds, Mary Kelly

Dee and Katie Lovelace, Anna and Phil Burnett

Billy and Regan Painter

Kurt and Dianne Metzner

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THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION’S 35TH ANNUAL ART FOR HEART

Deidra and Fred Bell

Brad and Jennifer Sinclair, Lester and Gina Diamond

Joe and Alex Sluder, Lee and Cameron Lampton, Amy and DeFord Walker

Brad and Liz Young

Jeff and Jodi Bennett

Daniel Briner, Mari Liza Almand, Phillip Burnett, Jessie Smith, Johnathan Taylor, Claire Sykes Alexander, Angus Harper, Amelia Warnock, Mark McMillin

Larin McCracken, Hebe Smythe

Chris and Rebecca Waterer, Jordan and Katie Miller, Joy Kate Waterer, Daniel Gilmer

Christiana and Ivy Williams

Jennifer Welhausen, Carmen Keys

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THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION’S 35TH ANNUAL ART FOR HEART

Craig and Patti Landrum

Jimmy Gray, Jan Collins

Donna and Duane O’Neill

Mart and Lyllian McMullan

Bill and Cheryl Barron

Lynda and Billy Burnett

Bucky and Holly Crystal

John Dollarhide, Haley Harpole

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EVENTS HEARTS AGAINST AIDS

The 20th annual Valentine’s benefit, Mississippi HeARTS Against Aids, was held recently at Hal and Mal’s. The event included cuisine from local restaurants and caterers, and performances by Scott Albert Johnson, Eric Stracener and the Frustrations, and AJC and the Envelope Pushers. Cynthia McCool was auctioneer. Shown are scenes from the benefit. Bebe Case, Susan Dorsey, Madelaine Mangum, Olivia Mahaffey

Earl Fyke, Chrissy Cheshire

John Spurzem, Erick Coffelt, Keith Hodges

Jim Henderson, Hank and Katie Aiken, Larry Allen, DeeDee Anderson, Thad Hopper

Chris Morrow, Shana Spencer 80

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Nicole Barrett, Lana Giessinger

Jackie and Eric Ray, Rick Parker

Lauren Sumrall, Tori Mattison, Haley Brown

Jamie Harris, Tyler Berry, Krista Clark, Peg Harris, Bebe Case

Suzie and Try Rosser

Willie Jordan, Melvin Calton


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Eric and Jackie Boone

Phyllis Barr, Jennifer Johnson, David Norris

Josh Copes, Larry White, Charles Beavers, David Spivey

Howard Ballou, Linda and Phillip Ley, Deborah Ballou

Andi Agnew, Justin White

William Brazier, Jessica Jones, Trey Horrell, Jimmy Lack

Paul Maczka, Suzanne Moak

Allen Burrow, Ray Nelborn

Andy Hilton, Jessica Russell

Terry Clark, Gina Trulcok, Ginger and Kristina Parish june 2013

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EVENTS WILLIAM WINTER BIRTHDAY In recognition of former Gov. William F. Winter’s 90th birthday and many years of public service, the law firm of Jones Walker hosted a symposium and celebration at the Old Capitol Museum. The symposium consisted of a panel discussion, “The Future of Mississippi and the South,” in the House of Representative Chambers of the Old Capitol Museum, where William Winter was inaugurated governor in 1980.

Alison and Haley Fisackerly

William Winter speaking at 90th birthday celebration

Rees Barksdale, Jan Mattiace, Coleman Lowery, Ann Taylor

Chris Pace, Jason Clayton, Sabrina Ruffin, Brad Ray, Lindsay Thomas, Karen Clay

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Rosia Wade Crisler, Kathy Sykes

Liz Cleveland, Jim Hitt, Rick Cleveland

Tom Underwood, Martha and Dick Blount

Lele and Guy Gillespie, Anne Winter, Grace and Ty Gillespie, William Winter, Caroline Gillespie, Elise Winter

Neil Wise, Morgan Wiggers


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Alton Cobb, Mary Jabaley

Eric Reisman, Aileen de la Torre

Walter and Deborah Newman, Jeff Barber

Tom Allin, Barbara Mallinson, Kelly Butler, Betty Allin

Tom Alexander, David Maron

Charles Overby, C.B. Carroll, Jean Luckett, Robert Hauberg

Donna and Brad Dye, Allen Cunningham, Lawrence Farrington, Doug Cunningham

Will Manuel, Doug Minor, Pam Prather, Chris Shaw

Crystal Utley, Judge Denise Owens

David Hampton, T.W. Lewis, Merril McKewen, Cindy Griffin june 2013

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EVENTS IGNITE THE NIGHT The Mississippi Children’s Museum fund-raiser, Ignite the Night: Saddle Up, Southern Style, was held recently at the museum. Hosted by MCM Partners, the soiree featured buckin’ bull rides, cocktails by the campfire, cowboy serenades and a silent auction. Shown are scenes from the event.

Jay and Wendy Cole

Kristi Sutton, Cathy Joyner

Stephanie and Mark Garriga

Brian and Lindsay Hamm, Rochelle and Jason Hicks

Nell and John Flynt, Mary Preston and John Dubberly

Christa Meeks, Stan and Angie Smith, Iris Isaacs

Scott and Memory Gideon 84

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Brooks Elfert, Mary Alice Browning, Evie Hines

John Stringer, Brittany Gordan

Kim and Trey Porter

Bret and Rachel Kenyan


IGNITE THE NIGHT

Eric Griffin, Malorie Luckett

Brad Johnson, Leigh Ann Allen, Jason Hicks

Debbie Westbrook, Lisa McClintock, Elizabeth Hammon, Charles McClintock

Mike and Dorothy Daly

Aminah Williams, Mike Walker, Shani Dean

Joey and Andrea Coleman

Kyle Gordon, John Cook

Hunter Arnold, Anna and Lynn Pierson, Tina Arnold

Lisa and Bill Thompson

David and Aileen Thomas

Craig Sessums, Jamie and Will McNamara june 2013

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EVENTS THE DIABETES FOUNDATION OF MISSISSIPPI'S BACCHUS BALL The Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi's Bacchus Ball ’13, Pure Mardi Gras Magic, was held recently at the Country Club of Jackson. The event featured Creole cuisine, music by 14 Karat Gold and auctions. Shown are scenes from the ball.

Michael and Irene Booker

Mary Fortune, Chris Waterer, Tricia Boyd

Dallas and Stephanie Allbritton, Rebecca and Chris Waterer

Lee and Maggi Lampton, DeFord and Amy Walker, Tonya and Roman Malone

Bewey and Joe Bowden 88

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Bhreanne Rawls, Chuck Page, Gwen Jacobs

Heidi Jones, Yolanda Lowe

Charlie and Ellen Mozingo, Beth Archer

Steve and Diana Warden, Ron and Cindy Emery, Con Maloney, Becky and Joe Schneeberger

Eric and Kimberly Zoog

Gary Barbati, Katy Vaughan


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Karla and Chris Gillard

Jeff and Patty Christie, Leanne and Allen Brewer

Bradley Deere, Sharan, Kekha, Arun and Savi Sunkara

Joe and Becky Brister

Sai, Sri, Karthik, and Kamal Kota

Indira Veerisetty, Bill Simonett, Sruthi Veerisetty

Brian and Stephanie Rippee, Jamie and Steve Ramsey

Deborah and Leslie Lampton

Billy and Sylvia Walker

John and Libba Wise

Dave and Eileen Duddleston, Gelso and Elise Gomez Sanchez june 2013

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THE DIABETES FOUNDATION OF MISSISSIPPI'S BACCHUS BALL

John and Charlene Honigfort

Mary Fortune, Irene McClain

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Dana Herring, Rebecca Hall, Katy Vaughan, Sydney Ferris

Tracy Rice, Bill Buffington

Joy Kate, Chris and Rebecca Waterer

Sheila Harkins, Jeff Tharpe

Martin Jelliffe, Maura Phillips


EVENTS BUBBLES AND BOWTIES SPONSOR PARTY The American Cancer Society’s Bubbles and Bowties Cancer Gala sponsor party was held recently in the home of George and Mary Elizabeth Smith. Shown are scenes from the party.

Brad and Jennifer Varner, Mechale and David Mayfield

George and Ginny Williams

Eric and Lynda Balfour, Steve and Chris Zachow

Karis and Claude Harbarger

Sapna Michael, Steve and Judy Bomgardner, Veerish Michael

Kathy Molpus, Kevin Croft, Hugh and Cynthia Parker

George and Mary Elizabeth Smith

Lucio and Carrie Miele, Judy Rankin

Rita Cockrell, Cynthia Parker

Lisa Mahaffey, Jennifer Varner

Sloane and Mitch Tyner june 2013

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EVENTS KIDNEY FOUNDATION SPONSOR PARTY The sponsors and patrons of the 19th annual $10,000 Uptown Drawdown gala, benefiting the Mississippi Kidney Foundation, were recently honored at a party in the home of Christie and George Walker in Eastover. Chairmen of the party were Mae and George Patton and Renee and Jimmy Jones. Joe and Becky Brister, Amanda Kirkland, George Walker

Gary and Becky Conley

Monica Day, Lynda Richards, Marcy Cader

Jim and Carol Walden, Gail Sweat, Cheryl and Cal Wells

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John Sweat, Fran and Ralph Flood

Karis Harbarger, Sister Trinita

Ashley and Gabe Baldwin, Sandy and Mac Temple

John and Gail Sweat

Stephanie and Brian Rippee

Natalie and Tommy Abernathy


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Mike and Linda Warren

Paul McNeill, Honey East, Amanda and Daniel Habeeb

Chris and Theresa Anderson

Jean Bush, Doug and Debbie Minor

John Howie, Bruce Kirkland

Johnny Maloney, Sister Dorothea, Claud Harbarger

Becky and Alvin Brent, Jill Fair, Chuck Nelms

Mae and George Patton, Laura and Al Underwood

Chris and Laura Walters

Jim and Marie Nickles, Johnny Maloney june 2013

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EVENTS AN EVENING IN MAROON An Evening in Maroon was held recently at the Jackson Convention Complex. Program speakers were Mississippi State University President Dr. Mark Keenum and MSU Athletic Director Scott Stricklin. The evening also featured dinner and an auction with proceeds benefiting scholarships for incoming MSU students from central Mississippi. Shown are scenes from the event. Fountain Barksdale, Anthony Thomas, Tommy Weems, Kenny Williamson

Bryan and Amy Nelms

Kimberly Burse, Sara Frederic, Melody Dykes, Tenika Carter

Kirby and Kathy Deer, Emily and Brian McGairty

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Bruce Ulrich, Kim and Jamie Wier

Stephen Frederic, Joshua McCrory

Sidney Harper, Debbie, Andrew and Mark Huff

Amanda and Thomas Powell

DiMarco and Carla Baskin

Betty and Richard Benton


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Shelby and Charlie Donald

John Scott, Kassi Rushing, Leslie Petro, Jessica Warren

Jackie Cunningham, Willie Evans, Cecelia Sellers

Don Brazil, Danny and Deidra Rice

Bess Corbitt, Mary and Mark Shapley, Marion, Jennifer and Jim Richmond

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EVENTS HEARTSTRINGS GALA The McClean Fletcher Grief Center for Children, a not-for-profit organization offering grief support for children, adolescents and their caregivers suffering from the loss of a loved one, hosted its annual Heartstrings Gala fund-raiser recently in the home of Leigh and Jack Herrin. Besides food and drink, the event featured a silent auction. Shown are scenes from the gala. Tommy and Chris Savell, Natalie and Michael Arnemann

Judy and Tommy Stubblefield

Betty Ann Voyles, Lynn Hosemann, Chan and Babs Henry

Ronnie Myrick, Lisa Ratzlaff, Leigh and Carly Herrin, Cathy Myrick, Larry Ratzlaff

Scott and Carolyn Noblitt 96

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Laura and Chris Walters

Dana Traxler, Mary Shapley

Foster and Brandon Kennedy

Sandra Tucker, Pam Truett, Linda Barrett, Susan McNamara

Courtney and Chad Hosemann

Lindsay and Matt James


HEARTSTRINGS GALA

Sherry Partridge, Allison Pittman

Ben and Nicole Robinson, Pamela and Kyle Keeton

Brad and Kelley Gatlin

Don and Holley Noblitt, Mary Shapley, Isabelle Cordua

Carol Duggar, Quida Davis

Leigh and Elizabeth Pace, Gabe Baldwin

Ellen Hontzas, Naomi and Bob Ridgway, Al Roberts

Diane Hazard, Courtney Love

Kristen and Lee Nations

Carol Ann Carter, Allen Cunningham

John and Sally Fletcher, Whitney and Martin Quick june 2013

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Anna Powers, Chad Mars

Caroline Myrick, Carly and Leigh Herrin

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Elisa Mosal, Becky Blanks, Dave Mosal

Carol Ann Carter, Billy Brundt

Mary Tarquinio, John Evans, Jane Moncrief


EVENTS BATTLE OF THE BARTENDERS Battle of the Bartenders was held recently at Table 100. Local bartenders created vodka-based cocktails for a panel of judges. Attendees enjoyed samples and voted for their favorite for the People’s Choice Award. The event also included music, hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction. Proceeds benefit the Mississippi Burn Foundation. Shown are scenes from the event. Rick Looser, Duane and Donna O’Neill, Mike Naylor

Russell and Melissa Jones

Ben Bailey, Alana Good, Wendi Frazier, Amanda Wigginton, Heather Johnson

Elizabeth Dickson, Tripp Davis, Lucy Hales, Makenzi Sims, Adrienne Rainer

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Ken Tally, Samantha Williams, Paul Yamas

Amanda Fontaine, Jamie Woods

Shern Bailey Barstis, Pam Chouteau

Karen Seago, Andy Quinn, Cathy Stone, Keith Clair, Cindy Herron

Heather Mixon, Clay Stark

Mark Davis, Mary Caskey


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Sarah Dill, Maggie Middleton, Julie Skipper

Clay Stark, Craig Fant

Jay and Becky Montgomery, Carl Styron

Sam and Katherine Newsome

Greg Davis, Andrew Lazer, Lee Smith

and so do our readers! Don’t let your party end when the guests go home. Keep it going by submitting pictures from it to the Northside Sun Magazine. It’s Easy. Just make sure when using a digital camera to have the setting at the highest resolution possible and e-mail them to us or submit a CD. Or the old fashioned way using film prints still works great!!! Type up something about the fun event and identify everyone in the photos and it’s done.

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EVENTS CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI OLE MISS REBEL CLUB WINTER MEETING The Central Mississippi Ole Miss Rebel Club held its winter meeting recently at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame. The event featured Mike Bianco, Ole Miss head baseball coach; and Yancy Porter, Ole Miss spirit recruiting analyst. Roger Williams, Bobby Stephenson, Marc Treadway

Richard and Bouncer Robertson

Walter Michel, Anse McLaurin, Robert Murphree

Gene Phillips, Bob Bruce, Bill Lee, Jimmie McDowell

Eddy Edwards, Kasi Heard

Johnny and Skipper Davidson

Matt Glover, Johnny Beck

Yancy Porter, Ryan Jones, Bob Box, Mike Bianco

Gil Spivey, Bobby Cumberland

Tim Cantrell, Lee Ragland

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EVENTS APRIL IN PARIS SPONSORS AND CONTRIBUTING ARTISTS The Mississippi Museum of Art and the gala sponsors committee honored the 2013 April in Paris sponsors and contributing artists at a cocktail party recently in the home of Olivia and Jerry Host. Shown are scenes from the party. Jennifer Johnson, Kelly Boutwell, Jennifer Ham

Betsy and Russell Turley

Scott Williams, Missy Hughes, Peyton Randolph

Nan Graves Goodman, Katie McRae, Mary Clift Abdalla, Susan Copeland

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Sue Allen and Granville Tate

Jenny Tate, Maury and Lauren Breazeale

Jim Ingram, Suzie Foote

John and Sue Neville, Glynda and Ford Mosby

Jasmine Cole, Kimberly Jacobs

William Goodman, Nell Knox


APRIL IN PARIS SPONSORS AND CONTRIBUTING ARTISTS

Michelle and Robert Alexander

Joan Marie Kaye, Ellen Leake, Harold Corbin

Byron Pratt, DeAnna Hayes, Debra Harris, Elizabeth Fisher

B.J. Weeks, Phyllis Barr

Gloria Walker, Olivia Host, Jane Hiatt

Jim and Janice Ingram, Abba and Claude Mapp

Jan and Giorgio Aru

Michael Beatty, Nina Moss, Robert Langford, Betsy Bradley, Roger Ward

Ward Sumner, Frances Croft

Jay and Stacy Underwood

Scott Williams, David Pharr, Harry Day june 2013

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EVENTS LITTLE LIGHT HOUSE The Little Light House garden party was held recently at Fairview Inn. Events included a basket raffle offering 40 themed baskets. Shown are scenes from the event.

Beth and Nick Barham, Ann Cobb

Chrissy and Adalay Rushing

Daniel, Kasie and Addie Elliott

Becky Fortenberry, Henry McNeer, Ellen Cates, Eddie and Dawn McNeer, Angie Nielsen

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Lucretia Smith, Rona Potvin

Kayla Knight, Donna Evans

Oltre Mari, Corey Griffin

Catherine Wasson, Britan Scallions, Candice Burnell, Stephanie St. John, Terri Kennedy, Megan Toms, Kellye Whalen

Victoria Potvin, Bailey Smith

Jesse and Eli Milnor



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