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Milestones

  • Five generations of Ashcroft family celebrate holidays

    Five generations of the Ashcroft family recently celebrated the first Christmas of the newest family member,  Layce Louise Rogers, held by her great-great-grandmother, Lillie Belle Ashcroft Patterson.

    Layce’s family also includes mother, Heather Ashcroft Rogers; grandfather, Bob Ashcroft and great-grandfather, Robert Ashcroft.
     

  • Births: Dec. 13-20

    Babies born at Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge, to Roane County parents:
    Dec. 13 — Micah and Charles “Andy” Spears, Oliver Springs. A boy, Caleb Alvah Arthur, 8 pounds, 3 ounces. Siblings: Elizabeth and Rebekah. Grandparents: Art and Wanda Sanderson; Charles and Sandra Spears.

  • Mr. & Mrs. White 40th

    Mr. and Mrs. Jerry White will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Dec. 31.

    Their day will be celebrated with their children and grandchildren, followed by all the family attending church together.

    White and the former Phyllis Daniels were married on Dec. 31, 1971, in Mount Pisgah Baptist Church, Oliver Springs, by the Rev. C.J. Holt, who was pastor of the church at that time.

    He is the son of Fred White of Oliver Springs and the late Inez Keylon White, and she is the daughter of the late Shirley and Agnes Daniels.

  • Births: Dec. 5-8

    Babies born at Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge, to Roane County parents:

    Dec. 5 — Natasha Nicole Muir and Jason Paul Jackson, Harriman. A boy, Jensyn Ellis Ray, 8 pounds, 5 ounces. Sibling: Derek. Grandparents: Connie Greene; Charlie Greene; Karen Fowler; Marshall Rogers; Doug Mitchell; Paul Jackson.

    Dec. 8 — Casey Huval and Michael Stricklan, Rockwood. A girl, Savannah Lou. Sibling: Isaac. Grandparents: Christine and Michael Goretski; Donald Huval; Chuck and Robbie Stricklan.

  • Divorces: Sept. 1

    Divorces granted Sept. 1 at the Roane County Courthouse:

    Daniel Allen Bice vs Vanessa Michelle Bice

    Kendri Lorene Johnson vs Robert Edward Johnson

    John Charles Van Gundy Jr. vs Victoria Lynn Zinger Van Gundy

  • Marriage licenses: November 2011

    Marriage licenses granted at the Roane County Courthouse in November:

    Thomas Ansel Caneup Jr. to Brenda Sue Gunter

    Brenton Todd Ward to Kelsey Keyana Brooks

    Justin Lee Gouldy to Laura Jordan Hurst

    Peter Junior Ortiz to Nancy Lea Banken Cloyd

    Charles Kenneth Patterson to Allie Lynn Cobb

    James Aaron Cornelius to Bethany Joy Pemberton

    Jerry Hugh Justice to Hospicia Alcartado Dictaan

    Robert Randall Pressley to Jessica Marie Morgan

  • Property Transfers

    Property deed transfers as recorded at the Roane County Courthouse Nov. 14-21:

    From Cecil C. McCarty and Teresa L. McCarty to Charles E. Wilkie and Ann Wilkie by warranty deed, Dist. 4, 1.44 acres, Gordon Drive/River Road, $34,100.

    From Rickey Daniels and Sharon Daniels to Brandon Muir by warranty deed, Dist. 4, 0.838 acre, adjacent Muir/Roane County, $4,000.

    From City of Harriman and City of Harri-

  • Logan Conner Clark

    Logan Conner Clark turned 7 years old on Dec. 1. He celebrated on Nov. 26 with a party at Zuma Fun Center with a four wheeler cake with friends and family.

    He is the son of Dusty and Aleta Clark of Rockwood.

    Grandparents are Hubert and Clara Clark, and Mary Harris, all of Rockwood, and the late Lee Harris.

    Great-grandparents are Sis Trew of Rockwood and the late Willie and Ruth Clark.

  • Mr. & Mrs. Matheson

    Kathy Lynn Rider of Anniston, Ala., and Clifton David Matheson of Harriman were married in an outdoor ceremony on Oct. 15 at their home in Harriman. The Rev. Joe Andrew of Ten Mile officiated the 5 p.m. ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Donald and Linda Rider of Fruithurst, Ala., granddaughter of the late Albert (Mack), and Virginia McClellan of Anniston, Ala., and the late Jack and Willie Stapler of Bremen, Ga.

  • Mr. & Mrs. Ortiz

    Nancy Banken Cloyd and Peter J. Ortiz were married on Nov. 11 in Riggs Chapel Baptist Church.

    Pastor Jimmy Banken officiated during the evening ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Odeen Banken, Harriman, and the late Robert Banken.

    The groom is the son of Mercedes Ortiz, Carolina, Puerto Rico, and the late Providencio Ortiz.