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Ava LuAnne would like to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of her parents, Jessica Lynne Evans and Drew Alexander VanEgmond.
Evans is the daughter of Douglas Evans of Bone Gap and Lindsey and Danny Morris of Albion, and the granddaughter of Ava Evans of Carmi, Lonnie and Ann Keener of Albion and Donald (Butch) and the late Priscilla Morris of Albion. She is a 2006 graduate of ECHS and a 2015 graduate of WVC. She is currently employed as an Executive and Accounting Assistant for Illinois Cooperative Association of Paris, IL
VanEgmond is the son of Daniel and Lisa VanEgmond of Annapolis, IL and the grandson of the late Evelyn and Joseph Norman Green of Olney, IL He is a 2011 graduate of Hutsonville High School and a 2014 graduate of Lincoln Trail College. He is currently employed as a Computer Integrated Manufacturing Technician with TRW of Marshall, IL
The couple will be married this fall in front of family and friends in Annapolis IL. Formal invitations have been sent. The family will then reside in their newly purchased home outside of West Union, IL. They have registered at Wal-Mart for gifts to be donated to Rescue Me Clifford, a non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing dogs from high-kill shelters.
Together with their parents, Morgan Alyse McMeen and Zachary Coltin Talbert announce their upcoming marriage.
Morgan is the daughter of Doug and Lisa McMeen of Vinita, Oklahoma, and the granddaughter of Sue Green and the late Harold Green and Wilma McMeen and the late Jim McMeen.
Morgan is a 2010 Vinita High School graduate and a 2014 graduate of Blackburn College with a bachelor’s in biology. She is employed at Fairfield National Bank as a Trust Administrative Assistant and at Fairfield Memorial Hospital as a registration clerk.
Zachary is the son of Mark and Melissa Talbert and Michelle Ewing. He is the grandson of Bernard Talbert and the Late Colleen Talbert, Liz Cook and the late Heinz Cook and the late Donald Koontz.
He is a 2009 Cisne High School Graduate. He is employed at Murphy Brown as a farrowing technician.
They will be married at a private ceremony on July 25, 2015 at the Harold Green Family Farm. Formal invitations have been sent.
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Hilliard, of Rinard, IL, are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Hilliard, to Andrew Pennington, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Pennington of Cisne, IL
Jessica is a 2002 graduate from Flora High School. She graduated from the Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 2005. She went on to obtain a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Education with a specialization in Exercise Science graduating in 2006. She is currently employed as a Physical Therapist Assistant at NovaCare Rehabilitation in Benton, IL.
Andrew is a 2005 graduate of Cisne High School. He graduated with an Associate Degree in Agriculture Business Economics from Wabash Valley College in 2007. He then went on to obtain a Bachelor of Science Degree in Plant and Soil Science with a Minor in Ag Business Economics from Southern Illinois University Carbondale graduating in 2009. He is currently employed as a Crop Specialist for Wabash Valley Service Company in Cisne, IL.
The couple is planning an outdoor ceremony on the evening of June 13, 2015 at the home of the future bride’s parents with a reception to follow. Formal invitations have been sent. The couple will reside in rural Cisne.
Together with their parents, Timothy Ray Moore and Amy Lynnette Poole announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.
Amy is the daughter of Randy and Lori Poole of Flora. She graduated from Flora High School in 2010 and from Frontier Community College in 2012. In 2014, she graduated from SIU Carbondale with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Management. In December of 2015, she will graduate with her Masters’ degree in Business Administration.
Tim is the son of Michael and Marjorie Simpson of Fairfield. He graduated from Fairfield Community High School in 2010 and from Frontier Community College in 2011. In 2013, he graduated from SIU Carbondale with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science. In May of 2015, he will graduate with his Master’s Degree in Public Administration.
They will be married May 30, 2015, at the First Christian Church in Flora. Formal invitations have been sent.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Lowe of Cisne announce the engagement and wedding of their daughter, Hannah, to Ronnie Hyder. Hyder is the son of Ron and Stacey Hyder of Cisne.
Hannah is a 2011 graduate of Cisne High School. She graduated from Frontier Community College in 2012 with an associate’s degree in Science and Arts. In 2014 Hannah graduated from Eastern Illinois University of Charleston, Illinois with her bachelors in Business and Applied Sciences majoring in Family and Consumer Sciences, Family Services. She’s employed with Wayne County Family Enrichment Program as a Parent Educator.
Ronnie is a 2010 graduate of Cisne High School. He graduated from Frontier Community College in 2012 with an associate’s degree in Science and Arts. In 2014 Ronnie graduated from Eastern Illinois University of Charleston, Illinois with his bachelors in Kinesiology and Sports Studies with a major in Kinesiology teacher certification. He is employed with Clay City School as a Physical Education Teacher.
Their wedding will be held on June 20th at the First Christian Church in Fairfield with dinner reception to follow. Formal invitations have been sent out. The couple will reside in Cisne.
Mr. and Mrs. Marty Campbell of Sims announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan, to Connor James. Connor is the son of Lorri James and the late Mike James of Mattoon, IL.
Megan is a 2009 graduate of Wayne City High School. She graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 2013 with a bachelors in healthcare management and in 2014 with a masters in workforce education and development. She’s employed with Extra Help, Inc. in Marion, IL as a business development specialist.
Connor is a 2007 graduate of Mattoon High School. He graduated from SIU-C in 2011 with a bachelors in exercise science and in 2012 with a masters in sports administration. He’s employed with Liberty Wealth Management in Carbondale as an insurance specialist and is also a Saluki football commentator.
The couple met through SIU athletics where Connor was a football player and Megan was on the athletic dance team. Both ended their athletic careers as SIU team captains.
Their wedding will be held on April 25th at the First United Methodist Church in Carbondale with the reception following in the SIU Arena. The couple will reside in Carbondale.
Together with their parents, Bethany Meeks and Andy Cook are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.
Bethany Rae is the daughter of David & Jala Morris of Fairfield and Carl Meeks of Fairfield. She is the granddaughter of J.B. & Ollie Mae Tyler, Leland & Reva Meeks, and the late Roland & Geneva Morris all of Fairfield.
Bethany is a 2004 graduate of Fairfield Community High School. She graduated from Bethel College in McKenzie, TN in May, 2008 with a Bachelor of Science Degree. In December, 2011 she graduated from Logan College of Chiropractic in Chesterfield, MO with her Doctorate of Chiropractic. Bethany is the owner of Fairfield Chiropractic Clinic in Fairfield where she practices.
William Andrew is the son of Bill & Dawn Cook of Frankfort, IN. He is the grandson of the late Melburn & Belva Ward and William & Evelyn Cook.
Andy is a 1998 graduate of Frankfort Senior High School in Frankfort, IN. He graduated from Purdue University in Lafayette, IN in 2006 with a degree in Engineering. Andy is employed at Hella Electronics in Flora as an electrical engineer.
Their wedding and reception will be held June 13, 2015 at the Fairfield Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Formal invitations will be sent.
Together with their parents, Carolyn Frankland and Jon Kelly wish to announce their upcoming marriage.
Carolyn is the daughter of Les and Faye Frankland. She is the granddaughter of Earl J. and Glenna Frankland of Albion and the late Wilmer and Norma Hemann of New Douglas, IL. Carolyn is a 2005 graduate of Edwards County High School and has a Masters of Science in Accountancy. She is employed at NGL Energy Partners as a Staff Accountant.
Jon is the son of Milt and Connie Kelly of Fisher, IL. He is the grandson of Bob and Marilyn Hockman of Quincy, IL and the late Floyd and Iva Kelly of Fisher, IL. Jon graduated from Fisher High School in 1999 and has a Masters in Education Administration. He is currently employed at Fisher Jr/Sr High School as the Assistant Principal.
The couple will marry on November 29, 2014, at Pear Tree Estate in Champaign, Illinois. Formal invitations have been sent.
Together with their parents, Julie McKibben and Johnathon Garrett are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.
Julie is the daughter of Bruce and Debbie McKibben of Fairfield. She is the granddaughter of Russell and Ann Blackford of Fairfield and Charles and Shirley McKibben of Fairfield. Julie is a 2010 graduate of Fairfield Community High School, and a 2012 graduate of Frontier Community College with an Associate Degree in Nursing. She is employed at Clay County Hospital as a Registered Nurse and will complete her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in February 2015.
Johnathon is the son of Patrick and Sonya Garrett of Flora. He is the grandson of Karl and Mary Hearn of Fairfield, and Glen and Alice Garrett of Fairfield. He is a 2010 graduate of Flora High School and will graduate in December 2014 with an Associates Degree in Information Systems Support from Frontier Community College. He is employed at North American Lighting in Flora.
The couple will marry on December 20, 2014 at First Christian Church in Fairfield. Formal invitations will be sent.
Together with their parents, Melissa Pollard and Lance Wise wish to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Melissa is the daughter of Stephanie Pollard Spencer and the late Wayne Pollard of Browns. She is the granddaughter of Ruth Fewkes and the late Harold Fewkes and the late Lloyd and Margaret Pollard of Albion. She is a 2007 graduate of Edwards County High School and a 2011 graduate of Wabash Valley College with a degree in Nursing. She is employed by the Good Samaritan Home and Rehab Center in Oakland City, Indiana as an Assistant Director of Nursing/Clinical Education Coordinator.
Lance is the son of Mary Weaver of Allendale and Gary Wise of Mt Carmel. He is the grandson of the late Bernard and Pauline Walter and the late George and Marjorie Wise. Lance graduated from Mt Carmel High School in 2005 and graduated from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale in 2009 with a degree in Ag Business economics. He is employed at the Lawrenceville Correctional Center as a Correctional Officer.
The couple will marry on October 18, 2014 at the Community Church of God in Mt Carmel with the reception following at the Eagles. Formal invitations have been sent.