Betty Vernon of Lumberton is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter, Tammy McDonald, to Steven “Bill” Justice, the son of the late Bruce and Flora Mae Justice of St. Pauls.
McDonald is a graduate of Fairmont High School and Justice is a graduate of St. Pauls High School.
The wedding will be held on Aug. 4 at 3 p.m. at the New Hope Gospel Church. A reception will follow right after the ceremony.
Myneco Andre’ Daniels and Jeneene Lashon Patterson, along with their parents, are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride elect is the daughter of Elma M. Patterson of Red Springs, and Jimmy Ellerbe of Raeford.
The bride elect is a graduate of Red Springs High School and of North Carolina Central University where she majored in Public Health Education. She is a foster care Social Worker with Robeson County Department of Social Services in Lumberton.
The groom elect is a graduate of South Columbus High School and graduate of Mt. Olive College where he majored in Computer Information Systems. He has been employed for more than 10 years with Butterball, LLC in Mt. Olive. He also serves as a minister of music for various churches in the surrounding areas.
The wedding is planned for Sept. 8 at 5 p.m. at Jones Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Red Springs. A reception will follow at The Highlands in Laurinburg.
Mr. and Mrs. Alpo Franssila Crane of Charlotte, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Michelle Mather Crane to George Austin Price, son of Mrs. Georgia Edwards Muratore of Greer, S.C. and Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Lewis Price of Lumberton.
Crane is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Landon Knight of Miami Beach, Fla., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Radford Raymond Crane of Miami Beach, Fla. She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology with concentrations in Criminal Justice and Sociology. She is employed by Carmen Carmen Prestige at Belk Southpark in Charlotte where she is a hair stylist.
Price is the grandson of Mrs. Francis Hendren Edwards and the late Mr. George David Edwards and Mr. and Mrs. Titus Nelson Price, both of Lumberton. Price is a graduate of Hillcrest High School and currently attends Central Piedmont Community College for Welding Technology.
The wedding is scheduled for July 31.
Heather McPhail Maynor of Shannon, and Austin Lance Maynor of Maxton, were married on May 12 at 6 p.m. in Lumberton.
The bride is the daughter of Linda and the late Richard “Ricky” McPhail, of Shannon and the granddaughter of Willie and Elsie Jacobs of Red Springs. She received a bachelor’s degree in Nursing from East Carolina University and is currently pursuing a master’s to become a Family Nurse Practitioner. She works for Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville.
The groom is the son of Rabon and Sue Ann Maynor of Maxton, and the grandson of Timothy Strickland and the late Ruthie Strickland, and the late Charly and Wessie Maynor, all of Maxton. He received a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science with a focus on Information Systems from The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, and works for Lumbee Guaranty Bank in Pembroke.
The maid of honor was Ashley McPhail, and the bridesmaids were Ashton Locklear, Ashton Wade, Kelli Bullard and Melissa Bebb.
The best man was Anthony Maynor, and the groomsmen were Anthony Maynor, Derrick Lowry, Greg Moad, Keith Cummings and Ross Maynor.
The flower girl was Madison Baker and the ring bearer was Alexis Maynor.
Willie Jacobs, Kevin Locklear, Jody and Tina Cummings, and Alicia Baker provided the music.
Charlene and Herman Locklear were the wedding planners.
The couple will reside in Lumberton.
Kristen Ronette Elk of Pembroke and Glenn Allen Maynor of Lumberton were married on the evening of June 22 in a private ceremony at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell Hunt at 402 E. Grande Oaks. The Rev. Dr. Kenneth Locklear officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Elk of Pembroke. She attended Purnell Swett High School and The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. She works for the Lumber River Council of Governments.
The groom is the son of the late Jordan and the late Myrtle Chavis Maynor of Lumberton. He attended Magnolia High School, and is the retired sheriff of Robeson County. He currently works for Locklear, Jacobs, Hunt and Brooks, attorneys at law.
The Bride was escorted by her brother, Kelvin Ray Elk and given in marriage by her father. The bridal attendant was Kelsey Rae Elk, niece of the bride.
Music was provided by vocalists, Beth Oxendine, Vee Oxendine, Quae Cummings, Michael Cummings, Emily Blue Locklear, Mahlea Hunt, Hollie Oxendine and Lee Oxendine, and pianist, Tommy Cox and trumpeter, Donavita Chavis.
Mr. and Mrs. Leon Maynor and Mr. and Mrs. Kelvin Elk greeted guests.
A dinner reception was held following the ceremony at the marriage site.
The wedding coordinator was Barbara Braveboy-Locklear. Robin Woodell and Carla Barnes attended the guest register.
Following a honeymoon to Savannah, Ga., and Hilton Head Island, S.C., the couple resides in Pembroke.