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Family

  • Deans celebrate 70th wedding anniversary

     Mr. and Mrs. James G. Dean celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary Aug. 28. 

    The couple was married in Ft. Lauderdale Aug. 28, 1944 after James, a member of the U. S. Marine Corps, returned from the South Pacific, where he participated in the invasions of Guadalcanal and New Guinea.

    After the end of WWII, the couple resided in Miami until 1959, when they moved to Williston.  He spent his early years in Levy County and the return brought them closer to family.

  • Miss Moody to marry Mr. Beasley Oct. 11

    The engagement of Adrienne Victoria Moody to Allen Martin Beasley is announced by her parents, Mrs. Owen Baynard, and Mr. and Mrs. Horace A. Moody of Destin.

    She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Pansy Robinson of Bronson.

    The bride-elect is a 1999 graduate of Chiefland High School.

    She is a graduate of Santa Fe College with associate degrees in arts and science. She is employed by Edmiston and Edmiston PA in St. Augustine.

    The future groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce A. Beasley of Ethel, La.

  • Strows marry at Grand Oaks Resort

     Susie Alvarez became the bride of Dennis Strow Saturday, March 22 at Grand Oaks Resort in Weirsdale.

  • Miss Risner, Mr. Owens plan June nuptials

    Bill Risner of Canon, Ga. and Carolyn Ten Broeck of Williston announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Virginia Allison Risner of Royston, Ga. to Jeremy Loyd Owens of Elberton, Ga., son of the late Jerry and Diane Owens of Elberton.

  • Clara Beth Buchyn born on Christmas Eve

     Clara Beth Buchyn, daughter of Phillip Gordon and Mallory Beth Buchyn of Williston, was born Dec. 24, 2013 at the Birth and Wellness Center of Gainesville. 

  • Breedens welcome new daughter

     Chetley and Nellie Breeden announce the birth of their daughter, Rosalie Rae Breeden born Dec. 26, 2013 at 9:01 p.m. and weighed 4 lb., 14 oz. 

    Maternal grandparents are Jimmy and Martha Gladwell of Williston. Paternal grandparents are Jim and Leisa Breeden of Williston. 

    Maternal great-grandparents include George and Mildred Adams of Williston, Billie Gladwell of Starke and Bill Cauley of Jacksonville. Paternal great-grandmother is Louise Breeden of Williston.

  • Miss Abbott becomes bride of Mr. Brannan

     Haidee Abbott and Matthew Brannan were married Aug. 3 at the Paramount Plaza in Gainesville with Judge Joe Smith officiating.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Edwards celebrate Diamond Anniversary

     Calvin Sr. and Ernestine Edwards celebrated 60 years of marriage Oct. 24. 

  • Norman, Risner plan December nuptials

     Al and Carol Norman of Elberton, Ga.  announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Caroline, to Spencer Andrew Risner, son of  Carolyn (Tom) Ten Broeck of Williston and Bill Risner of Canon, Ga.

  • Casons welcome son

    Jason Cason and Hallie Priest Cason announce the birth of their son, Reeden Eugene Cason, born at 11:32 a.m. July 12 at North Florida Regional Hospital in Gainesville. 

    The baby was 20 1/2 inches long and weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces. 

    Grandparents include Jake and Marion Cason and Hallie and Karen Priest, all of Williston. 

     Great-grandparents are Bonnie Herin, of Macon, Ga. and Doug and Tommie Woody of Macon, Ga.