Creel, Butler engaged

Chris and Stacy Creel of Columbia announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Nichole Elizabeth Creel of Columbia, to Dylan Michael Butler of Ellisville, son of Dennis and Stacey Butler of Ellisville.

Waddell-Berry to wed


Ms. Dana Waddell of Philadelphia, along with Mr. and Mrs. Vance Berry of Columbia, are excited to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Whitney Alyssa Waddell and Russell Bernard Berry.  Whitney is also the daughter of Brian Waddell of Philadelphia.

Cooke-Maske to wed


Mr. and Mrs. Len Cooke of Kokomo announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jordan Cooke of Kokomo, to Cody Maske of Newton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Maske of Newton.

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.

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.

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.