Magee-Cawley to wed


Mr. and Mrs. Robin Magee announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Abby Frances Magee, to Cody Cawley, son of Chris and Chastity Cawley of Sumrall.

The bride-elect’s grandparents are Dr. C. Duane Burgess and the late Frances Virginia Burgess of Columbia and Joyce Magee and the late Milton Magee of Sumrall.

Ware-Herring to wed


Miss Ariel Suzanne Ware and Nathanael Jewel Herring, both of Columbia, are proud to announce their engagement and approaching November marriage. Miss Ware is the daughter of Karen and O.T. Ware of Columbia and is the granddaughter of the late Ronelda and Walter Thornhill of Columbia and Doris Ware McAlpin of Magee and the late William G.

Ware-Phillips wed


Jennifer Karen Ware and Andre' Wallace Phillips were married at five p.m. in a small waterside ceremony Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Fox Trails, a private property of Robert J. Armstrong, cousin of the bride. This place held significant family meaning as it had once been a part of the homestead of the bride's maternal ancestors.

Smith-Powell wed


Courtney Smith, daughter of Kevin and Candice Shows of Kokomo and Kevin and Jan Smith of New Hope, and Josh Powell, son of Scott and Theresa Powell of Goss, were married on October 19, 2018.

Irvin-Magee to wed


The Rev. and Mrs. Danny Irvin of Ackerman would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Nicole, to Stuart Mikell Magee, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tim Magee of Columbia.

Winton-Souhlas wed


“Counting Every Blessing” by Rend Collective played as the wedding party of Elizabeth Winton and Nicholas Souhlas took their places for the evening outdoor ceremony at The Dogwood Venue in Sumrall, Miss. on April 21, 2018.  The ceremony was officiated by Chad Davis, pastor of the Venue Church in Hattiesburg. 

Mackabee-Bridges to wed


The Rev. Dr. Ronnie and Mrs. Mariam Mackabee of Brookhaven are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kelley Percinia Mackabee, to Joseph Blake Bridges, son of Ms. Topeneka Bridges and the late Mr. Joseph Foxworth of Columbia.

Carley-Smith to wed


Mr. and Mrs. Theodore E. Carley III of Columbia are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Greta Virginia Carley to Zachary Lee Smith, son of Mr. And Mrs. Sidney Juan Smith of Brookhaven.

Kline-Elkins to wed


Daniel and Kathy Kline of Semmes, Ala., announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Lesley Ann Kline of Semmes, Ala., to Gregory Shawn Elkins of Columbia, son of Greg Elkins and Dawn Greer of Columbia.



John A. Willoughby

90, Columbia


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