Bob and Sue Henderson celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Feb. 13. Bob and Sue married on Feb. 13, 1975, while he was in the Navy. Together with their family they moved all over the United States until Bob retired with 30 years of service. In 1988 they moved to Henderson and have called it home ever since. Sue is general manager of HEDCO. They celebrated with their children and grandchildren.
Ellie Kate Rodriguez celebrated her first birthday Feb. 15 with an “Ellie in Onederland” party. Ellie was born Feb. 17, 2014 to Grace Medford and Mateo Rodriguez of Nacogdoches. She is the granddaughter of Roxanne Medford, Tommy and Karen Medford and Francisco and Dionicia Rodriguez. Great-grandparents are Judy Lagrone, Jimmy and Thelma Medford and Mack and Virginia Bassett. Helping Ellie celebrate were a host of family and friends.
Please join us in celebrating the 93rd birthday of our aunt, Edith Farley Welch. The reception will be hosted from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Feb. 28 at Autumn Leaves family room by Jean and Leon Moore, Tina and Todd Springfield and Charles and Amy Moore.
Marriage licenses returned during the week Feb. 16:
Brittany Simpson and Ryan Prep of Jacksonville, Fla. announce their engagement and the upcoming wedding ceremony to be held in the picturesque setting of Ravello, Italy on May 7, 2015. Brittany and Ryan are both graduates of Florida State University. Brittany is owner/instructor of Bella Vida Yoga Studio, and Ryan is general manager of Ovations Food Services at Everbank Field. Brittany is the daughter of Melissa and Wayne Harrison of Orange Park, Fla. and John and Joan Simpson of New Richmond, Wis. She is the granddaughter of Bill and JoAnn Redden of Henderson, Texas. Ryan is the son of Carol and Doug Drewes of Tampa, Fla. and the grandson of June Drewes of Palm Coast, Fla.
Marriage licenses returned during the week of Feb. 9:
•Cody Wayne Shelton and Teresa J. Staton, P.O. Box 2404, Henderson (01-14-15)
Krystal Fitzgerald and LaCourtland King are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Kamryn Monique King. She was born at 6:53 p.m. Jan. 16, 2015 at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview, weighed 7 pounds and was 19 inches long. Kamryn’s grandparents are Leola Jones and the late Lonnie King, of Henderson, Mary Phillips and Berry Fitzgerald. Kamryn was welcomed home by her big sister Aniya King.
Marriage licenses returned during the week of Jan. 26: