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Milestones

  • Births: July 11-30, 2014

    Babies born at Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge, to Roane County parents:
    July 11 — Amy Lankford, Harriman. A boy, Blake, 6 pounds, 4 ounces. Sibling: Brock. Grandparents: Carol Lankford; Larry Mullenix.

    July 17 — Reagan Palmer and Chris Turpin, Oliver Springs. A boy, Connor Preston, 7 pounds, 9 ounces. Grandparents: Neda Foster; William Palmer Jr.; Turpin and Edna Turpin.

  • Mr. & Mrs. Lawson 50th

    Richard and Sarah Lawson of Oliver Springs will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary this week.

    The couple was married on Aug. 1, 1964.

    The Lawsons’ family includes Michael, Tina, Chris, John, Jared, Summer, Anna, Josh, Rusty “Lil’ Man” and five cats.

    “We love you and celebrate these wonderful 50 years with you,” family members said. “You are very very important to each and every one of us.”

  • Kaydan Tyler Garrison

    Kaydan Tyler Garrison celebrated his first birthday on July 26.

    He celebrated on July 26 with a camo/blue-themed party.

    He is the son of Travis Garrison and Whitney Garrison, both of Kingston.

    Kaydan has a 14-year-old brother, Cody Garrison.

  • Marriage licenses: Jan. 1-July 9, 2014

    Marriage licenses granted at the Roane County Courthouse Jan. 1-July 9:

    • Joel Wesley Hicks to Anna Maria White King, both of Kingston.

    • Billie Glen Adcox to Monuela Alan Rodriguez, both of Harriman.

    • Robert Lee Stout Jr. to Katherine Renee Evans, both of Kingston.

    • William Matthew Langley to Melissa Ann Scandlyn Lemons, both of Harriman.

    • Samuel Slater Delozier, Whitesburg, Ga., to Lindsey Elise Henry, Carrollton, Ga.

  • Ramsey-Slaven

    Robert Ramsey of Rockwood announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of his daughter, Denise Ramsey, to Jerry Slaven Jr.

    He is the son of Linda Slaven and the late Jerry Slaven of Rockwood.

    The ceremony will be on Aug. 2 in If I Be Lifted Up Church, Rockwood. A reception will follow in the fellowship hall.

    All relatives and friends of the couple are invited to attend.

    The bride-elect is also the daughter of the late Nora Ramsey of Rockwood.

  • Harlem Shane Scarbro

    Harlem Shane Scarbro was born at 3:22 p.m. May 4 in Parkwest Medical Center, Knoxville.

    He weighed 4 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 18 1/2 inches long.

    He is the son of Hannah Davis and Shane Scarbro of Harriman.

    Grandparents are Dorothy Guy of Rockwood, and Jean Scarbro of Harriman.

    Great-grandparents are Betty Steele and Josephine Duncan.

  • Josiah Hayden Kieth Miller

    Josiah Hayden Kieth Miller turned 11 years old on June 9.

    He celebrated on June 5 with a Laser Tag party with 30 friends and a Pokemon party.

    He is the son of Holly Culleton and Ben Miller.

    Grandparents are Len and Gina Jackson of Harriman, Pastor Randy and Vicki Miller of Iowa, and Chuck and Billie Beach of Oliver Springs.

    Josiah has a brother and best buddy, Zackary.

  • Five generations join McKinney for celebration of his 90th birthday

    V. David McKinney of Rockwood celebrated his 90th birthday recently with five generations of his family.

    The family includes, front row from left, daughters Pat Belcher and Shirley Anderson; and back row, Louise and David McKinney, grandson David Belcher, great-granddaughter Brittany Belcher holding great-great-grandson Braylon, great-granddaughter Kayla Belcher holding great-great-grandson Blaine, and granddaughter Trisha Hastner.

  • Births: May 8-June 11, 2014

    Babies born at Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge, to Roane County parents:
    May 8 — Brandy and Matthew Hunter, Oliver Springs. A girl, Ivory Rosemarie, 9 pounds, 1 ounce. Grandparents: Peggy Silvey; James Silvey; Teresa Jenkins, Randall Campbell; Victoria Toomey.

    May 9 —Aubrey Bentz, Kingston. A girl, Autum Gracelynn, 9 pounds, 0 ounces. Grandparents: Teresa Davis; Michael Bentz.

  • Births: Dec. 6, 2013-April 17, 2014

    Babies born at Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge, to Roane County parents:
    Dec. 6 — Kayla Melhorn, Oliver Springs. A boy, Skylar Brady, 8 pounds, 0 ounces. Grandparents: Reneha Melhorn and the late Henry Melhorn.

    Jan. 4 — Malori Lemons, Rockwood. A girl, Palmer, 7 pounds, 4 ounces. Sibling: Rylee. Grandparents: Debbie Lemons; Chuck Lemons.