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Milestones

  • Turns two

    Jared Austin Spencer celebrated his second birthday with his family and friends at Snow Hill Baptist Church fellowship hall with a Mickey Mouse theme party. His parents are Brittany Farmer and Billy Spencer.

    Grandparents are Bill Spencer and the late Linda Spencer and John and Jennifer Farmer. His great-grandparents are Edward Farmer and the late Iva Farmer and Howard and Zollie Easter. He has a great-great-grandmother, Open Robinson and a special uncle, John W. Farmer.

  • Greear, Kegley engagement announced

    Mr. and Mrs. Robert Thompson Greear of Mouth of Wilson announced the engagement of their daughter, Megan Leann, to William Calder Kegley.
    Kegley is the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Andrew Kegley Jr., of Wytheville.

  • He's eight

    Darian Vincent Meachum celebrated his eighth birthday Jan. 12 with a party at home with his family.

    He is the son of Amy Slate of Galax and John Meachum of Md. Paternal grandfather is Joe Meachum of Comers Rock. Maternal grandparents are Jim and Lois Slate of Galax.

  • Anderson, Tate marry

    Amber Michelle Anderson of Fries and James Graham Tate of Max Meadows were united in marriage June 28, 2013, by the Rev. Tony Funk at Fries Baptist Church in Fries.
    The bride is the daughter of Jeff Cole and Sharlene Sapp of Fries. She is the granddaughter of Junior and Darlene Anderson and Pauline Cole and the late Bobby Cole. She is the great-granddaughter of Dorothy Vaughan.

    She graduated from Grayson County High School. She works at McDonald’s.

  • She's five

    Isabella “Izzie” Jo Marshall turned five on Jan. 6. Her birthday was celebrated with a princess bowling party. She is the daughter of Joseph and Chrissy Marshall.

    She is the big sister to Cassidy and Briley Marshall. Her grandparents are Randy and Kim Bell and Dennis and Opie Marshall. Her great-grandparents are M.C. and Irene Bell, the late Verna Liddle, O’Neal and O’Needa Terry, and the late Virgil and Patty Marshall.

  • Sapp, Cole engagement announced

    Junior and Darlene Anderson of Fries announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Sharlene Sapp to Jeffrey Lee Cole, son of Pauline Cole of Galax and the late Bobby Cole.

    A Jan. 18, 2014, wedding is planned at 1 p.m. at Fries Baptist Church in Fries.

  • Blevins brothers have birthdays

    Blake Anderson Blevins celebrated his second birthday Oct. 24, 2013, with a farm animal birthday party with his family.

    Hayden Thomas Blevins celebrated his fifth birth Dec. 10, 2013, with an Avengers birthday party with his family and friends at Macado’s. They are the children of Jason and Alison Blevins of Galax. Their grandparents are Jim and Brenda Blevins of Ennice, N.C., and Ray and Nonnie Plummer of Troutdale.

  • Brothers celebrate birthdays

    The Richardson brothers celebrated birthdays in October. Dawson was seven, Luke was four and Lee was two. They are the sons of Leigh Ann and Paul Richardson of Wytheville.

    Their grandparents are David and Cindy Roop of Fries and Vicky Richardson of Galax. Their great-grandparents are Carroll and Peggy Linebery and Bill and Shelby Cox, all of Galax.

  • Celebrates 74 years

    Eldon and Iris Gardner of Fancy Gap celebrated their 74th anniversary Dec. 23.

  • Myers, Stone to be married

    Larry and Elizabeth Myers of Galax announced the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay Erin Myers, to Roger Dale Stone, son of Fred and Linda Stone of Douglasville, Ga.

    Myers is a 2000 graduate of Grayson County High School in Independence. She attended Lee University in Cleveland, Tenn., and received her graduate degree from Argosy University n Nashville, Tenn. She lives and works in Knoxville, Tenn.
    Stone is a graduate of South Cobb High School in Mableton, Ga., and the University of Georgia in Athens. He lives and works in Knoxville.