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Milestones

  • She's one

    Ember Lynn Gillespie celebrated her first birthday with family and friends at a Lady Bug themed party May 3. Her parents are Brock and Terri Gillespie.

    Her older siblings are Brooklyn and Jackson. Her grandparents are Mark and Darlene Gillespie and Larry and Kathy Funk.

  • Jackson, Hill plan nuptials

    Amber Nicole Jackson and Patrick Isaac Hill announce their upcoming wedding at 6 p.m. June 20 at Mount Hope United Methodist Church, Fries.

    Jackson is the daughter of Mike and Danita Jackson and Lori and Darnell Williams. She is a 2006 graduate of Carroll County High School.
    Hill is the son of Donald Hill and Katrina Waller Hill.
    He is a 2007 graduate of Grayson County High School.
    Both are employed by Wal-Mart of Galax.
    Friends and family are invited.
     

  • Fletcher, Jefferson to marry

    Joseph D. and Patricia A. Fletcher announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Ann Fletcher, to Trevor Bryan Jefferson, the son of the late Larry Gregory and Tamara Lynn Jefferson.

    A June 14 wedding is planned at Camp Dickenson in Fries at 7 p.m.

  • She's three

    Paisley Brooke Snider turned three Feb. 1, 2014. She celebrated with a Sofia the First party at Bethel Church/Noah’s Ark Day-care with family and friends. Her parents are Curtis and Lorie Snider.

    She has two older sisters, Palin and Nlair Snider. Her grandparents are Danny and Linda Deskins of Dugspur and Harold and Joyce Snider of Dublin and the late Kathy Snider. Her great-grandparents are Pauline Marshall of Laurel Fork and the late Frieda Deskins. Her aunts are Holly Choate and Gina Bigham.

  • She's two

    Amanda Grace Larrowe celebrated her first birthday on Feb. 26, 2014. She is the daughter of Nelson and Pam Larrowe and the little sister of Adam Larrowe of Woodlawn. 

    Grandparents are Carroll and Christine Larrowe of Woodlawn and Duane and Alene Smythers of Hillsville.

  • Jones, Edwards to marry

    Phillip and Patricia Jones of Cana recently announced the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Ann, to Adam Edwards of Fancy Gap.  

    Edwards is the son of Jean Jennings and the stepson of Glen Jennings of Hillsville, and the son of Bobby Edwards and the stepson of Tina Edwards of Austinville.
    Jones is a 2009 graduate of Virginia Tech and is employed by Wells Fargo.  
    Edwards is a graduate of New River Valley Community College and is employed by R.J. Reynolds.

  • Jones, Worrell to marry

    Phillip and Patricia Jones of Cana recently announced the engagement of their daughter, Caitlin Elizabeth, to Stafford Lee Worrell.  
    Worrell is the son of Sandy and Dr. Dan Worrell of Woodlawn.

    Jones is a 2013 graduate of Virginia Tech and is office administrator at the Wound Care Center in Mount Airy, N.C.  
    Worrell is a 2013 graduate of Virginia Tech and is a computer engineer at Qualcomm in San Diego, Calif.

  • She's two

    Aurora Sky Gregory turned two on April 4. She celebrated at home with family and friends. Aurora is the daughter of Jimmie and Whitney Gregory of Independence. Her big sister is Madalyn.

    Grandparents are William and Vergie Lundy, Eddie and Brenda Ward and John and Frances Pierce.

  • Bartlett, Vaught to marry

    Robin Lynn Bartlett and James Douglas Vaught, along with their parents, announce their engagement.

    Bartlett is the daughter of Steve Bartlett and Edith Whitaker. She graduated from Wytheville Community College and is employed by Wells Fargo.
    Vaught is the son of Douglas Vaught and Mary Ellen Rhudy and the late Margaret Zachary Vaught. He graduated from Wytheville Community College and is employed by Hutchins Electric Service, LLC.
    Bartlett and Vaught and their parents all reside in Galax.

  • She's four

    Makayla Grace Hancock celebrated her fourth birthday March 28 with a Sofia the 1st Princess party at Trinity Baptist Church fellowship hall.

    She is the daughter of Kevin “Bubba” and Pam Hancock of Hillsville. Her grandparents are Doug and Carol Hancock of Hillsville and Chuck and Pat Edwards of Woodlawn. Her great-grandparents are Edd Crotts of Woodlawn and Louis and Bonnie Edwards of Woodlawn.