Ray and Mary Little Wills celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Feb. 9, 2017.

Caitlin O’Brien Dormon and Patrick John Townes, both of Charleston, S.C., were married Dec. 16, 2016, at Frogtown Cellars in Dahlonega, Ga. The Rev. John Hage of Southern Pines, N.C., performed the ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her brother, John Ross Dormon.

Stephen and Brenda Swann of Geneva announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah-Anne Swann, to John Hill Blackburn, son of Arthur and Frances Blackburn of Opelika.

Justin and Autumn Grindle of Salem are proud to announce the arrival of Owen Thomas Grindle, who was born Nov. 23, 2016, at East Alabama Medical Center at Opelika. Owen weighed 6 pounds and 11 ounces.

Merrell and Barbara (Anderson) Haynes celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Nov. 13, 2016, in a small but eloquent family gathering. The couple was married Nov. 14, 1956, at the base chapel in Ft. Jackson, S.C.

Jason Bottoms and Sherry Jock of Mildred, Texas, announce the engagement of their daughter, Raeleigh Lauren Bottoms, to David Allyn Lang, son of John Lang and Connie Smart Lang of Corsicana, Texas.

Kelsey Herndon and Brian Ramsdell of Huntsville were married Sept. 4, 2016, at The Sonnet House in Leeds. The bride was given in marriage by her father, Dr. Fred J. Herndon.

Janie Chatham of Oxford and Charles E. Chatham III of Alexandria, announce the engagement of their daughter, Savannah Chatham, to Randy Hicks Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Randy Hicks Sr., of Huntsville and Lisa Hicks of Lineville.

Casey Lynn Knepp and Phillip Dane Stewart were married at 5 p.m. Oct. 1, 2016, at Janney Furnace Barn in Ohatchee. The bride’s cousin, Benji Turley, of Washington, D. C., officiated.

Mr. Robert and Valerie Watts of Alabaster announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Joi Watts, to Mr. Ken Washington, son of Mr. Robert Lucy and Mrs. Fannie Washington of Mobile.

Dr. Gary and Cherri Morgan of Anniston, announce the engagement of their daughter, Maggie Woodruff Morgan, to Cole Andrew Vickers, son of Dr. Greg and Lisa Vickers of Hattiesburg, Miss.

Meghan Jackson and Taylor Clopton were married Aug. 27, 2016, at Park Crest Gardens in Birmingham. Pastor Steve Blair performed the ceremony. Music was provided by Jennifer Tompkins Davis and Jonathan Tompkins.

Rex and Diane Riddle of Oxford announce the engagement of their daughter, Krystle, to David Gladd, son of David and Robin Gladd of Sanford, N.C.

Lynde Green and Jason Meeder, both of Heflin, announce their engagement. The wedding will be 1:30 p.m. Dec. 31, 2016, in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

Marti and Pokey Warren of Anniston celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Aug. 30.

Ben and Ashley Singleton of Piedmont are proud to announce the arrival of Hailey Anne Singleton who was born June 21, 2016, at Regional Medical Center in Anniston.

Ysidro and Megan Morales of Eastaboga are proud to announce the arrival of Sophia Rene Morales who was born July 31, 2016, at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Birmingham.

Sam LaGrone and Cara Clark of Richmond, Va., are proud to announce the arrival of Henry Leroy LaGrone who was born June 12, 2016, at VCU Maternity Center in Richmond, Va.

Billy Harold Tillison and Charlotte Elaine Tillison announce the engagement of their daughter, Teresa Michelle Griffith of Jacksonville, to Ralph Andrew Prince of Jacksonville, son of Ralph Edward Prince of Jacksonville and the late June Spruiell Prince.

Traci Miller and Timothy Phillips, both of Scottsboro, were married July 2, 2016, at Sagetown, at the Scottsboro/Jackson Heritage Center. The Rev. Misty McDermott performed the ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her daughters, Sadie and Maggie Williams. Music was provided by Ryan L…

Kelli Lauren Tittle and Jon Travis Wood, both of Northport, were married June 30, 2016, in Gulf Shores. The bride was given in marriage by her parents, Terry and Glenda Tittle.

Horace and Barbara (Tucker) Carson of Oxford celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 17, 2016, with a visit to Chattanooga, Tenn. A trip to Hawaii with a seven-day cruise of the islands will come up soon. The celebration was held June 24 in the Christian Life Center of Antioch Baptist…