“It’s a wonder these two hadn’t gotten together sooner,” friends and relatives all remarked at the July 24, 2010, wedding. While Mary Louise Gore and Michael Kennedy had known each other almost their entire lives, the couple had only dated since 2007. Once they did finally get together, all knew this would be a relationship to last for life. The ceremony was held at First
As any TRUE southerner knows, there is only one vacation spot—the Florida Panhandle. It is the place where a child first sees the magnificent ocean, sand dunes covered in sea oats, and shells — hundreds and hundreds of sea shells. Florida is where Madeline Kincaid spent her summer vacations in the world’s biggest sandbox and fell in love with the beauty of nature’s glistening white
Stacy Kathleen Lide and Gregory Bryan Young were married in an evening wedding on July 25, 2009, at the Auburn United Methodist Church. Dr. George Mathison officiated the ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Robert Steven Lide and Barbara Lide of Huntsville and the groom is the son of Gregory Whitman Young and Patsy Young of Auburn. Grandparents of the bride are Dr. and Mrs.
Four years before their first date, Justin Spencer of Auburn had already noticed Ellen Oakes in his middle school yearbook. During their sophomore year at Auburn High School, Justin gathered the nerve to ask Ellen to the homecoming dance, and their courtship began shortly thereafter. Sharing similar faith and values, their relationship grew over the next six years. They were members of the Auburn University
Bonnie Jackson and Matthew Capps got to know each other at an engagement party honoring Abby Jones and Bo Simms, a wedding they were each asked to be in. Soon afterwards, they were dating and became engaged themselves about a year later. It can be somewhat of a challenge planning a fall wedding in a college town that enjoys football. Bonnie and Matthew decided to
Readers of East Alabama Living may remember the story of Nolvia Yaneth Hernandez. Born in Central America, Nolvia spent most of her childhood in Orphanage Emmanuel in Guimaca, Honduras. Thanks to members of the Lee County community (specifically First Baptist Church, Opelika; First United Methodist Church, Opelika; and Covenant Presbyterian Church, Auburn), Nolvia, who demonstrated an exceptional work ethic and propensity toward learning, was brought to