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Milestones

  • Turns one

    Spencer Brian Isom celebrated his first birthday Aug. 2. He is the son of Chris and Angela Isom of Independence and he has a sister, Shelby.

    He is the grandson of Charles and Glenda Ward of Independence and Harold and Barbara Isom of Galax. He is the great-grandson of Clarice Ward, also of Independence. He celebrated his birthday with a Baby-Farm animal themed party with family and friends.

  • She's seven

    Amanda Grace Huff celebrated her seventh birthday on July 20 with family and friends. She is the daughter of Lance and Susanne Huff of Knoxville, Tenn.

    Her grandparents are Jack and Shelby Huff of Galax and Patsy and the late Paul Weeks of Fairlawn. She has a younger sister, Sydney.

  • He's six

    Christian Lee Bond celebrated his sixth birthday with a Bakugan party with family and friends on July 27. His grandparents are Ronnie and Denise Bond of Fancy Gap, Johnny and Michelle Minton of Richlands and Dale Matney of Dugspur. His father is Chanson Bond of Fancy Gap and his mother is Jade Matney of Richlands.

  • She's three

    Timber Abrianna Mundy celebrated her third birthday on Aug. 20 with a Scooby Doo party at Liddle Tykes Child Development Center. Her sisters Hope Gaynor and Taelynn Mundy helped her celebrate along with many special friends and family members.

    She is the daughter of Tammy L. Liddle and Tim L. Mundy of Woodlawn. Her maternal grandparents are Brenda Liddle and Emory Bearden of Woodlawn and Charles Liddle of Galax. Her paternal grandparents are Don and Mabelene Beverly of Cana. Her paternal great-grandmother is Ovela Easter of Cana.

  • Payne, Dalton to be married

    Mr. and Mrs. Erickson of Bedford announce the engagement of their 
daughter Jennifer L. Payne to Brad A. Dalton, son Mr. and Mrs. 
Dalton of Dugspur.

    An Oct. 20 wedding is planned at 3 p.m. A reception will be held Oct. 23.
    Payne is a graduate of Liberty University and works at Galax 
Elementary School. Dalton is a supervisor for Webb 
Particle Board.

  • Andrews, Shaffer united in marriage

    Harvey Ray Shaffer and Renae Fleming Andrews were married July 28, 2011 in Mount Airy, N.C.

    The couple said their vows at The Sanctuary Church. The Rev. Glenn Delaney officiated.
    The couple is planning a honeymoon trip to the Bahamas and plan to reside in Lowgap, N.C.

  • Guynn, Cox marry

    Kathy Guynn and Danny Cox of Hillsville were married May 22 in North Myrtle Beach, S.C.
    Attending were the bride’s daughters, Lindsey Guynn and Megan Jennings; twin sister Joye Edwards; and great-niece Chloe Vaughn.
    A reception was held after the ceremony.

    Family also hosted a reception for the couple at the Elk’s Lodge in Galax on June 17.
    After a honeymoon in Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple reside in Hillsville.

  • He's two

    Brayden Scott Ramey celebrated his second birthday on July 23 with a Buzz Lightyear party at home with family and friends. He is the son of Brian Ramey and Carri Davis.

    He has two sisters, Maci and Hallie Ramey. Grandparents are Paul and Gwen Sawyers and Lena Mae and the late Junior Ramey. Great-grandparents are James Davis, Annie Burcham and Andy and Mamie Sawyers.

  • Wiggins, Brannock united in marriage

    Ronald Tracy Brannock and Megan Wren Wiggins were united in marriage May 13, 2011. The Rev. Sammy Burnette performed the double-ring ceremony.

    The bride was escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents, Roger Wiggins and Martha Wiggins of Baywood.
    Her maternal grandparents are Frank and Charlotte Pollard of Baywood. Paternal grandparents are the late James and Edna Wiggins of Elk Creek. Her maternal great-grandmother is Martha Mays of Baywood.

  • Turns 90

    Dorothy Quesinberry of Fancy Gap celebrated her 90th birthday Aug. 8.

    She was honored with a cake and a cookout by her children and grandchildren. She also had a surprise visit by her three sisters and brother.