Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Stephen E. smith of Hilda.
Great-grandparents are Delma Smith and the late Elmore Smith of Hilda and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Collins of Barnwell.
Gabrielle Nicole Ray celebrated her 11th birthday on Oct. 8, 2009. She is the daughter of Richard and Debra Ray of Hilda.
Gabrielle has one brother, Robert Ray and one sister, Adrienne Claire Ray.
Grandparents are Gloria Ray and the late Franklin Ray of Barnwell, Don and Emily Creech of Barnwell and John Curtis of Estill.
Great-grandparents are Nina Ray and the late Jeff Ray of Barnwell, the late Elizabeth and Gene Copeland of Augusta, Ga., Bertha Driggers of Barnwell and Randolph and Sara Driggers of Denmark.
Mr. and Mrs. Billy Carver of Barnwell are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jeannell Carver to Christopher Fail. He is the son of Deborah Hair of Olar.
The bride-elect is a 2009 graduate of Barnwell High School. She is employed with Common Grounds Salon and Day Spa.
The groom-elect is a 2006 graduate of Barnwell High School. He is employed with SRS.
The wedding is planned for March 20, 2010 at Mount Lebanon Christian Church.
Lenzie Paige Beasley and David Shawn Brant were united in marriage on May 23, 2009 at Hagood Avenue Baptist Church. The Rev. Dan Fogle of Lodge officiated.
The bride was given into marriage by Mark Beasley, father of the bride.
The bride wore an ivory spaghetti strapped Casablanca wedding gown. The bodice was embellished silver embroidery and pearls and had a gathered chapel train, which was also embellished with silver embroidery and pearls.
John Lovett Jr. and Sandra Deloris Smith of Allendale are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Sonja Katren Smith to Robert Lee Miller Jr. He is the son of Robert and Margret Miller Sr. of Barnwell.
The bride-elect is a 1989 graduate of Allendale-Fairfax High School. She is employed as a home care attendant and attends USC-Salkehatchie for early childhood development.
The groom-elect is a 1992 graduate of Barnwell High School. He is employed in the truck driving academy of Memphis, Tenn.
Clint and Candice Youngblood are proud to announce the birth of their son, Clinton Stansell Youngblood V. He was born at 5:47 p.m., Aug. 26, 2009 at University Hospital. He weighed seven pounds, five ounces and was 201/2 inches long.
Clinton has one sister, Macie Larson Youngblood.
Paternal grandparents are Janice Youngblood and the late Butch Youngblood of Elko.
Maternal grandparents are Wayne and Melody Staples of Barnwell and the late Milton Bolen of Atlanta.
Randy and Jennifer Thomas Eason Jr. are proud to announce the birth of their son, Randy Lee “Trey” Eason III. He was born at 8:15 p.m., Sept. 2, 2009 at Jackson-Madison Hospital, Jackson, Tenn. He weighed eight pounds, 2 ½ ounces and was 20 inches long.
Trey has one sister, Shelby.
Paternal grandparents are Randy and Kim Eason Sr. of Scotts Hill, Tenn.
Maternal grandparents are Lamar Thomas of La. And Kathy Bryant of Hilda.
Great-grandparents are Clara Thomas of Williston and Irene Carr of Lexington, Tenn.