Birth ¬≠— Segura
Pedro and Jessica Segura, Overland Park, announce the birth of their daughter, Harper Lynn, born May 5, 2009, at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Harper was welcomed home by a sister, Stella Grace, 16 months. They are the granddaughters of Sonya and Doug Roseberry and Craig Browning, all of Chanute, and Pedro and Risa Segura, Coffeyville. They are the great-granddaughters of John Grady, Chanute, Phil and Joretta Sadler, Coffeyville, and Bea...
Engagement — Church/Colston
Robert L. Finley Jr. and Cheryl A. Church, Carthage, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter Ashley Nicole Church, to Mathew Alan Colston, son of Sheryl Gormley, Chanute, and the late Larry Deweese, and stepson of the late James Gormley.
Church is the granddaughter of Jerry and Rosie Church, St. Paul, and Robert and Virginia Finley, Walnut. She is a 2002 graduate of Cambridge (Ohio) High School and a 2007 graduate of Pittsburg State Un...
Engagement — Pettay/Mavec
Dave and Cathy Pettay, Wichita, announce the engagement of their daughter Cayte to Matthew Mavec, son of Matt and Jeanie Cuppet Mavec, Wichita. Pettay is a 2003 graduate of Maize High School. She attended Pittsburg State University and Butler County Community College, earning a degree in nursing. She is employed with Via Christi St. Francis Hospital, Wichita. Mavec is the grandson of Maxine Cuppet, Savonburg. He is a 2000 graduate of Bisho...
Engagement — Lowry/Watson
Harry Lowry Jr., Chanute, and Larry and Myrna Castle, Humboldt, announce the engagement of their children, Brittani Anne Marie Lowry and Jacob Matthew Watson.
The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Shelly Lowry. She is a 2004 graduate of Chanute High School and is employed by Moons Hometown Market, Humboldt.
The groom-to-be is a 2005 graduate of Humboldt High School, Humboldt. He is a sales representative at Rent-A-Center in Iola.
Engagement — Paul/Taylor
Rita and George Taylor, Chanute, announce the engagement of their son, Michael, Tulsa, Okla., to Georgia Paul, Tulsa, daughter of George and Georgia Paul, Tulsa.
Taylor is the owner and operator of ON Location in Tulsa.
Paul is employed as assistant principal at Oral Roberts University eAcademy in Tulsa.
The wedding will be June 5 at Victory Christian Center in Tulsa.
Wedding — Logan/Riggs
Tessa Charlene Logan and Lyle Jack Riggs were married April 4, 2009, at Eureka Springs, Ark. The bride is the daughter of David Logan, Neodesha, and Larry and Leisa Callarman, rural Altoona. The groom is the son of Harold Riggs, Severy, and Lila Sue Taylor-Allen, Moline. The groom’s son, Garrett Riggs, was ring bearer. The bride’s son, Collin Wade Logan, escorted his mother down the aisle. A reception will be held at a later date. The br...
Birth ¬≠— Gates Twins
Derek and Kenna Gates, Lawrence, announce the birth of their twin girls, Allie Marie and Dani Mae, born at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
They are the granddaughters of Dan and Mary Gates and Paul and Debbie Bearden, all of Chanute; and Kent and Myrna Baird, Hutchinson. They are the great-granddaughters of Nadine Garcia, Maxine Gates and DeLora Baird, all of Chanute.
Engagement — Jack/Fugate
Stephanie Marie Jack, Chanute, and Jason Eugene Fugate, Kansas City, Mo., announce their engagement.
Jack is the daughter of Tina Jack, Chanute, and the late Donnie Jack. She is a 2005 graduate of Chanute High School and a 2006 graduate of Fort Scott School of Cosmetology. She is majoring in nursing at Neosho County Community College.
Fugate is the son of Betty Tilley, Liberty, Mo. He is employed as a driver/operator with Consolidated Oil Wel...
Engagement — Spilman/Weilert
Wendy Spilman and Jeremy Weilert, both of Humboldt, announce their engagement.
Spilman is the daughter of Dirk and Cindy Spilman, Chanute. She is a graduate of Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science in elementary education; and Emporia State University with a Master’s degree in curriculum and instruction. She is employed as a second grade teacher at Humboldt Elementary Charter School.
Weilert is the son of Dr. Stephen and Marlene ...
Engagement — Godinez/Ohl
Frankie and Karen Hickman, Chanute, and Ronald and Louise Ohl, Westphalia, announce the engagement of their children, Lori Godinez and Kenny Ohl, both of Chanute.
Godinez is employed with in the Imaging Services Department of Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center.
Ohl is employed as an electrician with Comfort Contractors.
The wedding will be held May 23 at St. Martin in Piqua.
Engagement — Wolsey/Baylor
Tim and Kim Henson, Columbus, and Norman and Tami Wolsey, Arma, announce the engagement of their daughter Kara Wolsey to Kurtis Baylor, son of Genie Baylor, Columbus. Wolsey is the granddaughter of Joe and Pat Niggeman, Columbus. She is a 2007 graduate of Columbus Unified High School and is majoring in Justice at Pittsburg State University. She is employed with Fast Mart in Columbus. Baylor is the grandson of Betty Sawvell, Seneca, Mo., an...
Birth ¬≠— White
Matilda Lynn White was born Monday, March 23 at Wesley Birth Care Center in Wichita.
She was welcomed by siblings Simon and Cabrini and parents Peter and Melissa White, Wichita.
Grandparents are John Naff, Linda O’Connor and John and Arleen White.
Engagement — Kepley/Weilert
Erin Kepley, Chanute, and Rob Weilert, Humboldt, announce their engagement.
Kepley is the daughter of Bob and Teri Kepley, Chanute. She is a 1999 graduate of Chanute High School and a 2003 graduate of Emporia State University with a Bachelor of Science in Health Promotion. She is employed as the Health Education Coordinator with USD 258 in Humboldt.
Weilert is the son of David and Nancy Weilert, Humboldt. He is a 1995 graduate of Humboldt Hig...
Engagement — Herron/Hughes
Russell and Becky Herron, Chanute, announce the engagement of their daughter Abby to Timmothy Wayne Hughes, both of Chanute, son of Jerry and Marty Hughes, Chanute, and Sandy and DeWayne Patton, Broken Arrow, Okla.
Herron is a 1997 graduate of Chanute High School. She received her Bachelor of Science in education from Pittsburg State University in 2002 and is employed as a fifth grade teacher at Chanute Elementary School.
Hughes is a 1995 gra...
Engagement — Wolsey/Baylor
Tim and Kim Henson, Columbus, and Norman and Tami Wolsey, Arma, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kara Wolsey to Kurtis Baylor, son of Genie Baylor, Columbus. Wolsey is the granddaughter of Joe and Pat Niggeman, Columbus. She is a 2007 graduate of Columbus Unified High School and is majoring in justice at Pittsburg State University. She is employed with Fast Mart in Columbus. Baylor is the grandson of Betty Sawvell and the great-g...
Birth ¬≠— Purdy-McDown
Stephanie Purdy and Robert McDown, La Harpe, announce the birth of their son, Alexander Leo Purdy-McDown, born April 5 at Allen County Hospital. Alexander was welcomed home by a brother, Erik McDown, 4, and a sister, Dustie McDown, 3. They are the grandchildren of Kathryn L. Purdy, Chanute; Dale and DeDe McDown, La Harpe; Mary Ellen McDown, Iola; and Sandi Lucas, Bonner Springs. They are the great-grandchildren of Kathryn M. Purdy, Chanute...
Birth ¬≠— Stanfield
Kevin and Janel Stanfield, Chanute, announce the birth of their daughter, Lani Grace, born March 12, 2009, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center.
She is the granddaughter of Ken and Carla Hunt, Howell, Mich., and Steve and Sherryl Stanfield, Buffalo.
She is the great-granddaughter of Carl and Mary Ellen Stanley and Pearl and Oren Nelson, Iola; Raymond and Mary Clinesmith, Buffalo; and Maxine Stanfield, Tulsa, Okla.
Wedding — Stover/Kepley
Ashley Stover and Nick Kepley were married Sept. 20, 2008, at Chanute’s First United Methodist Church.
The bride is the daughter of Earl and Dee Stover, Chanute, and Shirley Hatfield, Independence. The groom is the son of Mike and Ivy Kepley, Chanute.
The bride’s sisters — Tiffany Comstock, Cherryvale, and Megan Lester, Chanute — served as maids of honor. Bridesmaids included Ciara Edwards, Chanute, and Julie Jesseph, Oklahoma City, Okla.
Engagement — Harter/Walker
Dennis and Sandy Harter, Verona, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter Jennifer to Devin Walker, son of Orville and Cathy Walker, Chanute. Harter is a 2004 graduate of Aurora High School. Walker is a 2004 graduate of Altoona-Midway High School in Buffalo. Both of them will graduate in May from Pittsburg State University. The wedding will be held July 11, 2009, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Aurora, Mo.
Birth ¬≠— Baker
Jeff and Stephanie Phillips Baker, Honolulu, Hawaii, announce the birth of their daughter Alonna Milakale Joy Baker, born Feb. 13, 2009, at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Alonna is the granddaughter of Gene and Edith Phillips, Ashford, Ala.; Lora Jane Phillips, Caldwell, Ohio; Charles and Dee Baker and Dennis and Brenda Baker, all of Chanute.