Rodney is the son of Virgil Jr. and Ola Murphy of Nicholasville. He is the grandson of Doris and the late Virgil Murphy of Nicholasville and the grandson of the late Bob and Irene Cuzick of Nicholasville.
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard and Susan Sowards of Campbellsville, Ky., announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Suzanne Elizabeth, to Jared Randall Hamm, son of Kenney and Linda Hamm of Dayton, Ohio.
Jared is a grandson of Velma and the late Russell Hamm of Jessamine County and a great-nephew of Martha Ann Montgomery and the late Lorene Teater of Nicholasville. He is also a grandson of David and Goldie Phelps of Lexington.
Suzanne is a niece of Armand and Joyce Angelucci, Herbert and Myrtle Norvell, and Terry Sue Rice, all of Lexington. She is also a niece of James and Sara Sowards of Harrodsburg.
Jared is a 2001 graduate of the University of Kentucky and is currently employed as Creative Services Producer, Cable Advertising, at Bright House Networks in Lakeland, Fla.
Suzanne is a 2001 graduate of the University of Kentucky and has recently completed her Master's of Business Administration at Campbellsville University. She is currently employed as Marketing Director at Thoroughbred Title in Altamonte Springs, Fla.
The wedding ceremony will take place Jan. 14 at 5:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Campbellsville.
The couple will reside in Winter Garden, Fla.
John and Carolyn Sherrow of Nicholasville, announce the engagement of their daughter Dora Ann Sherrow to Christopher Phillip Barbee.
Chris, the son of Phillip and Andee Barbee of Greensboro, N.C., is a 2004 graduate of the University of Kentucky and is employed at Seton and Christ the King Catholic Schools in Lexington as a band director. Chris also has been accepted as a student at Asbury Seminary for the fall of 2006, and plans to pursue a ministry in missions.
Dora, a 2000 graduate of East Jessamine High School and a 2005 graduate of the University of Kentucky is now employed at Northside Elementary School in Midway as a music teacher.
The wedding will take place at the Estes Chapel in Wilmore on July 15, 2006. After the wedding the couple will reside in Lexington.
Christina Rachelle Anspach of Columbus, Ohio, and Thaddeus Evan Riesbeck of Columbus, Ohio, were united in marriage Oct. 8, at 5:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church in Columbus.
Christina is the daughter of Beth and Mike Short of Dublin, Ohio and Jeff and Tammy Anspach of Canaseraga, New York. She attended Jessamine County High School, the University of Kentucky and is employed with The McGraw-Hill Companies.
Thaddeus is the son of Tom and Therese Riesbeck of Nicholasville. He attended Jessamine County High School, the University of Kentucky and is employed with Makita Inc.
The bride wore a strapless gown with a cathedral train and also wore a Swarovski crystal tiara. She carried a trailing bouquet of white and cream roses.
The best men were Jonathan Riesbeck as well as Tom Riesbeck. Kim Whitley and Alison Perkins both served as matrons of honor.
The ring bearer was Caleb Daniel and the flower girls were Bailey Anspach and Brooke Anspach.
The bridesmaids were Jennifer Short, Samantha McGuire, and Shawna Gerke.
The groomsmen were Nick Vitalis, Tom McGuire, and Noah Daniel.
A reception was held at the Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.
The couple honeymooned in the Dominican Republic.
They will reside in Columbus, Ohio.
Kendall Raye Lyons
J.R. Allen and Erin Lyons of Nicholasville announce the birth of their daughter Kendall Raye, born at 9:05 p.m. on Aug. 29, at St. Joseph East Hospital in Lexington.
She weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 inches long.
She was welcomed home by her big sister Kayli.
Her maternal grandparents are David and Vicky Lyons of Nicholasville.
Her paternal grandparents are Mary and Marc Holbrook of Nicholasville, and Jerry Allen of Elizabethtown.
Other family members include cousins Caydon, Laura, and Taylor, as well as many special aunts, uncles, and great grandparents.
Tyson David Lee Farmer III
David and Amber Farmer Jr. announce the birth of their son Tyson David Lee Farmer III, born at 1:30 p.m. on Nov. 14, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.
He weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces and was 19 1/4 inches.
He was welcomed home by big sister Sierra Conway.
His maternal grandparents are Mark and Beverly Tyson of Nicholasville.
His paternal grandparents are David and Karen Farmer Sr. of Nicholasville.