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Hartselle Enquirer

Engagements and weddings

By Staff
Halbrooks, Lee to wed July 17
Harlon and Lisa Halbrooks of Hartselle and Greg and Brenda Smithson announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Lee Halbrooks, to Michael Brandon Lee, son of Bill and Donna Lee of Frisco City.
The bride-elect is a 1998 graduate of Hartselle High School and a 2003 graduate of The University of Alabama with a bachelor's degree in special education. She served as vice-president of the Student Council for Exceptional Children at UA. She is employed by Montevallo High School.
She is the granddaughter of Charles and Eula Halbrooks of Hartselle, Ken and Geraldine Gilmore of Kalamazoo, Mich. and Wayne Roberts of Decatur, Mich.
The groom-elect is a 1996 graduate of Monroe County High School and a 2003 graduate of The University of Alabama with a bachelor's degree in metallurgical engineering.
He served as president of the Engineering Student Chapter at UA.
He is employed by Alabama River Pulp Companies in Monroeville.
He is the grandson of Johnny and Jean Lee of Mexia, George and Betty Nettles of Franklin, and the late Brady Chandler. He is the great grandson of Woodrow Enzor of Mexia.
The wedding will be held July 17 at 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Hartselle.
McFee, Clemons exchange vows
Alyson Elizabeth McFee of Hartselle and Richard Patrick Clemons of Scottsboro were wed Saturday, June 19, 2004 at 2 p.m. at Hartselle First United Methodist Church with the Rev. WG Henry officiating.
The bride is the daughter of John and Jennifer McFee of Hartselle. The groom is the son of Dick and Laura Clemons of Hartselle.
The church and altar were decorated with fresh summer flowers and greenery designed and provided by Apple's Florist of Falkville.
The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a strapless white gown of satin. The front of the bodice was detailed with embroidery, pearls and crystals. The back of the gown was swept to one side and featured three roses detailed with Australian crystals. The apron back revealed a chapel length train inset with embroidery, pearls and crystals. A tiara held her veil, sprinkled with pearls, in place. Her bouquet featured summer flowers.
Emily McFee of Hartselle was maid of honor.
Bridal attendants were LeAnna Lipsey, Ashton Clemons, Mary-Kate Kennedy, Lori Scott, all of Hartselle, Lauren Harris of Pinson, Sandahlyn Moore of Barry, Aonya Rice of Sumiton, and Lisa Vaugh of Birmingham.
Morgan Aasen of Baltimore, Md., was a junior bridal attendant.
Bridal attendants wore tea length, strapless, antique blue dresses and carried bouquets of summer flowers.
Madison McCall of Hendersonville, Tenn. was flower girl. Matt and Nick Aasen of Baltimore, Md., were ring bearers.
Dick Clemons, father of the groom, was best man.
Groomsmen were Travis Clemons, Clayton Clemons, Ronald Chenault, John McFee and Kirk Henderson, all of Hartselle, Charlton Dennison of Millbrook, John Wiggins and Alan Wiggins, both of Tuscaloosa.
Music was provided by soloists Sandra Armistead of Hartselle and Brad Hutto of Towncreek, organist Ellen Bean and harpist Emily Ricks.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the ministry center.
Donna Scott was wedding director. Assisting with the reception were Nanette Eddy, Dawn Green, Lori Lipsey, Pam Spivey, Eunice Jones, Denise Jones, Jamie Blackman, Madison Lipsey, Brittany Borden, Jodi Coffey and Mallory Crowder.
Becca McCall of Nashville, Tenn. and Traci Dobbins of Pinson attended the bride's book.
The couple honeymooned in Antigua, West Indies. They will reside in Scottsboro.
A rehearsal dinner was hosted by the Clemons family at their home.
A bridal luncheon was held June 18 at the home of Lynda Armistead hosted by Pam Spivey and Lori Lipsey.
The couple was honored with several pre-nuptial events, including:
Tyler, Smith exchange vows
Lori Leigh Tyler of Falkville and Robert Eli Smith Jr. of Hartselle were wed Saturday, May 29, 2004 at 4 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Hartselle with the Rev. Brooks Barkley and the Rev. Milan Dekich officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Mike and Carol Tyler of Falkville. The groom is the son of Robert E. Smith Sr. of Cullman and the late Mrs. Robert E. Smith Sr.
The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a white strapless gown of satin accented with a scroll-embroidered bodice scattered with Austrian crystals.
It featured a faux closing waistline opening into a split-front A-line skirt. The matching scroll-embroidered hemline swept into a chapel length train. Her fingertip veil of imported French tulle featured a beaded scalloped edge and was garnished with beaded florets. Her bouquet featured hand-tied roses in shades of white.
Carrie Ann Tyler of Falkville, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridal attendants were Lela Michelle Tyler, sister of the bride, Erin Elizabeth Tyler, Jennifer Rowe Foote and Andrea Black Ryan, all of Falkville. They wore two-piece periwinkle dresses featuring scooped necklines and carried bouquets of mixed spring flowers.
Reagan Olivia Bowling of Hartselle was flower girl. Trenton Nathaniel Sivley of Hartselle was ring bearer.
Dr. Sidney Sawyer Jr. of Falkville was best man.
Groomsmen were the Rev. Chris Smith, Jeff Miller, both of Falkville, Bill Hopkins Jr. of Decatur, and Tim Whitt of Hartselle.
Candlelighters were Nicholas Brown of Falkville and Nicholas Conour of Hartselle.
Music was provided by organist Vondale Merritt, pianist Martha Bowling, and soloists Lori Tyler, Carol Tyler, Tony Tyler and Monica Higginbotham.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the fellowship hall.
Mrs. Kenneth Tankersley was wedding coordinator. Assisting with the reception were Cheryl Conour, Michael Conour, Vicky Tyler, Angelique Tyler, Laneeta Dunaway, Kay Crocker, Diane Griffith, Edith Bennich, Kelley Redmond, Charlotte Hughes, Chrissy Shaddix, Ashton Clemons, Kristi Patterson and Candace Patterson.
Leah Turner attended the bride's book.
Bubble girls were Elizabeth Conour, Tiffany Tyler and Julia Rose Tyler.
The couple honeymooned in Gulf Shores. They will reside in Hartselle.
A rehearsal party was held in the fellowship hall hosted by Bretha Bauer, Letha Walker John and Jeannie Brown.
The couple was honored with several pre-nuptial events:
Shaneyfelt, Wallace wed May 22
Miranda Lee Shaneyfelt and Jonathan Douglas Wallace, both of Hartselle, were wed Saturday, May 22, 2004 at 2 p.m. at Salem United Methodist Church with the Rev. Johnny Clark officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Gary and Lori Shaneyfelt of Hartselle. The groom is the son of Jimmy Wallace of Somerville and Susie Travis of Hartselle.
The church and altar were decorated with strands of silk gardenias, greenery, two silver spiral candelabras, a double ring unity candle and ferns.
The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a sleeveless, white satin dress with an A-line skirt. It featured a pearled and beaded bodice and the sweep train was trimmed in Schissli lace. She chose a tiara and shoulder length veil. Her bouquet featured fresh, white Cala lilies.
Cassie Stisher of Falkville was the matron of honor.
Bridal attendants were Shauna Walker of Cullman, Arreanna Day of Goldsboro, N.C., and LeAnn Thrasher of Hartselle. They wore two-piece indigo dresses.
Ayla Pugh and Shannon Pugh of Hartselle were flower girls.
Justin Key was best man.
Groomsmen were Kevin Shaneyfelt of Hartselle, Greg Brown of Danville, and Jared Guyse of Decatur.
Candlelighters were Justin Key and Kevin Shaneyfelt.
Music was provided by pianist Allison Keenum and soloist Van Stisher.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the fellowship hall.
The bride's table featured an arrangement of yellow gladiolas and a three-tier white butter cream icing cake with vanilla, strawberry and butter cream layers and pink roses.
The groom's table featured a two-layer, dark chocolate cake with dark chocolate icing and topped with strawberry tuxedos. Nuts, mints, chocolate shavings and punch were also served.
Wedding director was Barbara Phillips of Cullman. Those assisting with the reception were Grace Hooper of Georgetown, Texas, caterer, and servers Barbie Jannchus of Alabaster, Sandi King of Homewood, and Terri Wren of Cullman.
Chelsea Hale of Hartselle attended the bride's book.
Rice girls were Moranda Johnson and Breanna Johnson of Huntsville.
The couple honeymooned in Ft. Walton, Fla. They will reside in Hartselle.
A rehearsal dinner was held May 21 at Salem UMC hosted by the groom's family.
The couple was honored with several pre-nuptial events, including:
Penns celebrate 50th anniversary
Wayne and Gloria Penn of Falkville recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at Unity Baptist Church. The event was hosted by the couple's family and friends. The Penns were married June 6, 1954. They are the parents of Joy Hand and Phillip Penn, both of Hartselle, and Floresa Beseth of Belton, Mo. They have eight grandchildren and one great grandchild.

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