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Family

  • Brazeals will celebrate Golden Anniversary

    Mr. and Mrs. Thomas L. Brazeal will celebrate 50 years of marriage April 29.

    The couple was married at First Christian Church in Tampa in 1967, before moving to Gainesville and later Williston, where they reared their three children, Robert, Derrick and LuAnn. They have seven grandchildren, Devon, Cole, Gage, Kash and Livia Brazeal; Addison and Holton Love and son-in-law, Brian Love.

    The couple attends First United Methodist Church of Williston.

  • Klines celebrate Golden Anniversary

    Darrell L. Kline and Mary P. Kline will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Monday, Feb. 20. The couple was married in Freehold, N.J.

    The Klines moved to Morriston in 1992.  They have four children: Lisa Jazikoff, Michael, Chris and Kevin Kline; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

    Mr. Kline retired from Ford Motor Company and Mrs. Kline retired from the Williston Area Chamber of Commerce.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Edwards celebrate 63 years of marriage

    Calvin Sr. and Ernestine Edwards celebrated 63 years of marriage Oct. 24. 

    They were joined in holy matrimony in Ocala Oct. 24, 1953. 

    They have been retired from the Levy County School System since 1987. 

    Mr. Edwards finished his tenure of 30 years as assistant principal of Williston High School.

    Mrs. Edwards finished her tenure of 30 years as a first grade teacher at Joyce Bullock Elementary School.

  • Miss Vallario, Mr. Weatherly to exchange vows Saturday

     Marion Elizabeth Vallario and Charles Thomas Weatherly, both of Williston, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

     Miss Vallario is the daughter of Frances Vallario Taylor of Williston. She is the granddaughter of Nancy Vallario. 

    The bride-elect is a 2011 graduate of Williston High School. 

    The future groom is the son of Tom and Dianna Weatherly of Williston. He is the grandson of Shirley Young. 

  • Mr. and Mrs. James Dean celebrate 72 years of marriage

    James and Betty Dean of Williston will celebrate their 72nd wedding anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 28. 

     The couple was married in Ft. Lauderdale on Aug. 28, 1944 and moved from Miami to Williston in 1959.

    Mr. Dean retired from the trucking business in 1987.  Mrs. Dean is a homemaker.  

    The couple has one son, Mike Dean, and his wife, Wanda, of Thaxton, Miss. and one daughter, Cindy Tribby, and her husband, Brian, of Gainesville.  

  • MacDonald-Stewart celebrate June nuptials

     Erin MacDonald and Jason Stewart were united in marriage Saturday, June 18  at five o'clock in the afternoon at the Hockley Valley Resort in Ontario, Canada. The bride is the daughter of Lori MacDonald of Ontario, Canada and the late Eric MacDonald.  

  • Owens' family welcomes new daughter

     Allison and Jeremy Owens of Royston, Ga. announce the birth of their first child, a daughter, Piper Rae, born at 1:45 p.m. June 27, 2016 at St. Mary's Hospital in Athens, Ga.

    The baby weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Carolyn (Tom) Ten Broeck of Williston and Bill Risner of Canon, Ga.

    Paternal grandparents are the late Jerry and Diane Owens of Elberton, Ga.

  • Ms. Garza, Mr. Jerkins announce engagement

     

    Betty Ruth Garza and William (Bill) Jerkins became engaged Nov. 26.

    The bride-elect attended Lowndes High School in Valdosta, Ga. She is retired.

  • Jessica Mikell, Henry Porter exchange vows in the Caribbean

     

    Jessica Lynn Mikell became the bride of Henry Laurance Porter on Grand Cayman Island at five-thirty in the afternoon Nov. 14 with Dr. Desmond Whittaker officiating.

    The bride is the daughter of Gregory and Patti Mikell of Morriston.

  • Traylor, Wendlant exchange wedding vows

    Chelsea Allyse Traylor of Williston and Luke Edward Wendlandt of Carrollton, Ga. were joined together in marriage on Sept. 27.

    The bride is the daughter of Greg and Pam Traylor of Williston. The groom is the son of Jerold Wendlandt of Carrollton, Ga. and Darla Cross of Panama City.

    The couple resides in Gainesville.