Dr. Marvin and Virgina Toles Faile celebrated their 60th anniversary on Friday, March 8, 2013.
A party was given in their honor by their children and their families.
They were married March 1, 1953 in Rome, Ga.
The couple has two daughters, Teresa F. Fowlkes and her husband, Dr. Earl Fowlkes, of Toccoa, Ga., and the late Linda Faile Talley; three sons, Steve Faile and his wife, Betty, of Cartersville, Ga., David Faile and his wife, Mary Beth, of Beavercreek, Ohio, and Timothy Faile and his wife, Amber, of Rome; 17 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Queserie Nantevia Thompson and Reginald Peay were married at 1 p.m. Sept. 1, 2012, at Christian Assembly Worship Center by Bishop Altheresa Goode Howard of The Master’s Ministry.
The bride is the daughter of Laramie Thompson and Lovette Chambers, both of Charlotte. She is the granddaughter of Bernice Ford of Charlotte and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Thompson of Huntersville, N.C. She is a 2000 graduate of Independence High School and a 2004 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a bachelor’s degree in communications.
Anna Vanessa Sellers and Christopher Thomas Hicks were married Sept. 29, 2012, by the Rev. Maxie A. Threatt, uncle of the bride, at Plantation Farms in Byron, Ga.
The bride is the daughter of Mark Sellers of Byron and Alona Sellers of Warner Robins, Ga. She is the granddaughter of Howard and Sybil Threatt Sellers of Lancaster. She is a 2007 graduate of Northside High School in Warner Robins and a 2012 graduate of Valdosta State University with a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education. She works as an educator in Lowndes County, Ga.
Richard and Alina Fernandez of Hialeah, Fla., announce the engagement of their daughter, Michelle Fernandez of Matthews, N.C., to Jamie Starnes of Charlotte, N.C.
The wedding is planned for 5 p.m. March 30, 2013, at the Victorian Crow’s Nest in Monroe, N.C.
Miss Fernandez is the granddaughter of Ricardo and Berta Cordova of Hialeah.
She is a graduate of Barbara Goleman High School in Hialeah and Florida International University. \She teaches English at Mallard Creek High School in Charlotte.
Roger Absher of Fredericksburg, Va., and Kimbrali Harrell of Stantonsburg, N.C., announce the engagment of their daughter, Bethany Absher, to Lonnie Laney, both of Lancaster.
The wedding is planned for 1 p.m. March 24, 2013, at Coker Ranch in Lancaster.
Miss Absher is the granddaughter of Gerald and Nancy Absher.
She is a 2007 graduate of Riverbend High School and works as a beauty adviser.
Mr. Laney is the son of James Laney and Debbie Ellis, both of Lancaster.
He attended Lancaster High School and works in the remodeling industry.
Mark and Lynda Caskey announce the engagement of their daughter, Marla Lynette Caskey, all of Lancaster, to Steven Andrew Musselwhite of Hartsville.
The wedding is planned for 2 p.m. June 15, 2013, at First ARP Church in Lancaster.
Miss Caskey is the granddaughter of Clyde and Faye Caskey of Lancaster and Gene and Helen Jordan of Edgemoor. She is a 2009 graduate of the S.C. Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics. She will graduate in May from Clemson University with a bachelor’s degree in nursing.
Clyde and Carol Thompson announce the engagement of their daughter, Brandi N. Thompson, all of Rock Hill, to Rufus T. Blackmon Jr. of Lancaster.
The wedding is planned for 4 p.m. April 20, 2013, at 1214 Flint Hill Street in Rock Hill.
Douglas and Lisa Poston announce the engagement of their daughter, Breanna Poston, to Roger Hinson Jr., all of Lancaster.
The wedding is planned for 2 p.m. March 30, 2013.
Miss Poston is the granddaughter of Billy Ray and Sarah Jenkins of Lancaster.
She is a 2010 graduate of Buford High School and earned a degree in medical assisting in 2012.
Mr. Hinson is the son of Roger and Denise Hinson of Lancaster. He is the grandson of Ann Ingram, Aline Lane, both of Lancaster, and Joe Adams of Iowa.
Debbie Khoury of Lancaster and Edward Khoury Jr. of Myrtle Beach announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Khoury, to Drew Pope, both of Lancaster.
The wedding is planned for 3 p.m. Sept. 7, 2013, at Morning Glory Farms in Monroe, N.C.
Miss Khoury is the granddaughter of Barbara and Edward Khoury Sr., Mary Ellen Ackerman, all of Lancaster, and the late Jimmie Ackerman. She is a 2006 graduate of Lancaster High School and a 2010 graduate of the University of South Carolina with a degree in public relations. She works for SOI as a benefits specialist.
Emily Adair Outen and Jason Darrell Young, both of Lancaster, were married June 9, 2012, at First Baptist Church in Lancaster by the Rev. Dr. Burt Welch.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Steven Outen of Lancaster. She is the granddaughter of Elizabeth M. Harper of Lancaster and the late Richard Harper and the late Martha R. and Thomas Outen Jr.