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Milestones

  • Five Generations

     

    Five

    generations

    (From left) Melissa “Missy” Marion, Gladys Lineberry, Judy Newman, Brooke Phillips and Bo Marshall Phipps.

  • Ward has birthday

     

    Has

    birthday

    Braeden Hunter Ward celebrated his birthday on June 26. He is the son of Kris and Mary Lynne Ward of Independence. He has three younger brothers, Levi, Luke and Grayson and one little sister, Jacey. He is the grandson of Harry Cox, Bo and Susan Moxley and Harvey and Jill Ward. His great-grandparents are Odell Moxley, Mary Jane Hollingsworth, Danna Ward and Lacy and Dreama Bowman. He celebrated with a baseball themed pool party at Grayson County Recreation Park.

  • Ward turns two

     

    Turns

    two

    Grayson Bo Ward celebrated his second birthday on June 7. He is the son of Kris and Mary Lynne Ward of Independence. He has three older brothers, Braeden, Levi and Luke and one little sister, Jacey. He is the grandson of Harry Cox, Bo and Susan Moxley and Harvey and Jill Ward. His great-grandparents are Odell Moxley, Mary Jane Hollingsworth, Danna Ward and Lacy and Dreama Bowman. He celebrated with a farm themed pool party at Grayson County Recreation Park.

  • Riffey's one

     

    Turns

    one

    Cooper Daniel Riffey celebrated his first birthday Oct. 6, 2018, with family and friends with a party at the church fellowship hall in Cana. He turned one Oct. 5. His parents are Nick and Jessica Riffey. Grandparents are Robert Riffey and Pam Nale. Great-grandparents are Daniel and Shirley Ayers and Jeanne and Buford Edwards.

  • Ward's two

     

    He’s

    two

    Grayson Bo Ward turned two years old on June 7. His parents are Kris and Mary Lynne Ward of Independence. He has three older brothers, Braeden, Levi and Luke, and one little sister, Jacey. He’s the grandson of Harry Cox, Bo and Susan Moxley and Harvey and Jill Ward. His great-grandparents are Odell Moxley, Mary Jane Hollingsworth, Danna Ward and Lacy and Dreama Bowman. He celebrated with a farm themed pool party at Grayson Rec Park.

  • Hennis siblings birthdays

     

    Hennis

    siblings

    celebrate

    birthdays

  • Edwards, Crider to marry

     

    Taylor Victoria Edwards and

    Samuel Lawson Crider

     

     

    Edwards,

    Crider

    to marry

    in 2019

    Eddie and Joye Edwards of Ennice, N.C., announced the engagement of their daughter, Taylor Victoria Edwards of Galax, to Samuel Lawson Crider of Asheville, N.C.

    The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Jesse and Peggy Gravely of Galax and Eugene and Shirley Edwards of Ennice, N.C.

  • Moser turns one

     

    Moser

    turns

    one

    Kolton Chad Moser celebrated his first birthday Aug. 17, 2018, with a barn yard party with family and friends. He is the son of Chad and Danielle Moser of Fries. His grandparents are Tim and Rebecca Clontz of Fries and David and Sandy Moser of Fries.

  • Brothers celebrate birthdays

     

    Brothers

    celebrate

    birthdays

    Nolan Jay Spurlin celebrated his sixth birthday on Aug. 8, 2018, and his brother, Luke Ryan Spurlin, celebrated his fourth birthday on Aug. 29, 2018. They are the sons of Jason Spurlin and Jill Cockerham. Their grandparents are Mike and Anita Spurlin of Baywood and Danny and Carolyn Cockerham of Galax. Great-grandparents are Louise Diamond and Rubye Cockerham, both of Galax.

  • Cockerhams to celebrate anniversary

     

    Bill and Betty Jo Cockerham

    Cockerhams

    to celebrate

    anniversary

    Bill and Betty Jo Cockerham of Baywood will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Aug. 31.

    They were married Aug. 31, 1958, at Mount Sinai Baptist Church in Pipers Gap.

    The late Rev. Fred Jennings officiated the ceremony. They were the first couple Rev. Jennings married.

    They have three children, nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.