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Milestones

  • Mr. & Mrs. Standridge 50th

    Gene and Gretchen Standridge celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 12.

    They were married on Nov. 12, 1961, at Midway Church of God, Ten Mile.

    He is a retired building contractor, and she is a retired school bus driver. They are active members of Luminary United Methodist Church and enjoy attending University of Tennessee Lady Volunteers basketball games.

    The couple has two children, Pam and Mona; three grandchildren, Candi, Amanda and John Mark; and two great-grandchildren, Corbin and Alexsys.

  • Goss celebrates 90th birthday

    Albert Goss of Harriman recently celebrated his 90th birthday with nine of his 10 great-grandchildren.

    Goss and his wife, the late Ruth Cromwell Goss, have two children: Jacky of Harriman and Linda of Hawaii.

  • Cobb-Patterson

    Jeffery Lynn Cobb and Mary Lisa Cobb, both of Rockwood, announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Allie Lynn Cobb, to Charles Kenneth Patterson of Rockwood.

    He is the son of Kenneth and Marie Patterson of Rockwood.

    The ceremony will be at 3 p.m. Nov. 12 at the home of Darrel and Tina Crisp at 131 Lakewood Landing Road, Kingston. A reception will follow.

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

  • Jaycie Brooklynn Mitchell

    Jaycie Brooklynn Mitchell will turn 3 on Nov. 13.

    She will celebrate on her birthday with a party  with family and friends.

    She is the daughter of Miranda Mitchell of Rockwood.

    Grandparents are Kendall and Joni Mitchell of Rockwood.

    Great-grandparents are David and Trish Mitchell and Jerry Brackett and Cleta Mitchell, all of Kingston, Peggy Kirk of Rockwood and Thomas and Joyce Kirk of Knoxville.

    Jaycie has two sisters: Ashlin Blake of Rockwood and Gabbriella Deaton of Lenoir City.

  • Cloyd-Ortiz

    Odeen Banken announces the forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Nancy Banken Cloyd, to Peter Junior Ortiz.

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

    The ceremony will be at 7 p.m. Nov. 11 in Riggs Chapel Baptist Church, Harriman.

    A reception will follow at The Gibson Girls, Kingston.

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

  • Births: Aug. 25-Oct. 7

    Babies born at Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge:

    Aug. 25 — Mary and Tim Austin, Harriman. A girl, Destiny Angel, 6 pounds, 10 ounces. Siblings: Hayden, Joseph, Ariel and Steven. Grandparents: Wendell and Oma Morton; Pamela Austin.

    • Amanda and Josh Wright, Oliver Springs. A girl, Emma Grace, 7 pounds, 6 ounces. Siblings: Annabell and Riley. Grandparents: David and Joyce Roach.

  • Bradford, The Hut’s ‘pie lady,’ to be 100 years old on Oct. 24

    Mary Lou Walsh Bradford, whose pies were revered at her brother’s Kingston restaurant, will celebrate her 100th birthday on Oct. 24.

    Bradford’s pies were a high point in the 1940s and 1950s for many customers of The Hut, which was owned by her brother, Paul Walsh, on North Kentucky Street in Kingston.

    Born in Hollywood, Ala., on Oct. 24, 1911, Bradford married Gordon Bradford and moved to Kingston in 1940.

  • Travis Ross King

    Travis Ross King will celebrate his first birthday on Oct. 21.

    He is the son of Ross and Cyndell King of Paint Rock.

    Grandparents are Marty and Teresa Roberts of Paint Rock, April and Steven Pelfrey of Paint Rock, Debbie King of Kingston and the late Eddie King.

  • Divorces: April 6-June 30

    Divorces granted April 6-June 30 at the Roane County Courthouse:

    Zachary Gronda vs. Crystal Gronda (Rowan)

    Tyler Matthew Barnes vs. Andrea Lynn (Aimar) Barnes

    Evelyn S. Dowlen vs. James D. Dowlen

    Kimberly Ann Costello Litton vs. Brent Issaic Litton

    Rheanne Donielle Grizzard vs. Michael Brett Grizzard

    Deborah Kay Byrge vs. Ernest Byrge

    Candice Renee Thompson vs. Larry Allan Thompson

    Brenda Sue White vs. Thomas R. White

  • Marriage licenses: September 2011

    Marriage licenses granted at the Roane County Courthouse in September:

    Joseph Matthew Humphreys to Rebekah Ann Johnson

    Thomas Jamess Ramsay to Deana Marie Gentry Hayes

    John David Payne to Teri Lynn Hill

    William Chadwick Bartlett to Candice Nicole Hutchinson

    Joseph Avery Medzie to Jessica Joy Hartfil Lavey

    Ricky Eugene Wallace to Virginia Angelina Vanoven Smith

    Rex Alan Ruppe to Ciara Michelle Grissom