7/23 Births, Engagements, Weddings, Anniversary, Honors

Anniversary
Graham
Bobby and Patsy Graham of Clovis will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. on July 30, 2005, at the Master’s Centre in Clovis.
The celebration will be hosted by their children, Connie and Dwain Gee, and Charla and David Bishop.
The couple was married on July 31, 1955, in Elida.
They have two daughters; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He is retired from Santa Fe Railroad.
She is a homemaker.
The celebration is open to friends and relatives.
The couple requests only the gift of your presence

Birth
Farkas
Tony and Tammy Farkas of Clovis are the parents of a nine pound eight ounce girl born on June 21, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis.
Ella Josephine has one sister, Tori, 16.
Her grandparents are Allan and Charlotte Farkas of Clovis and Dale and Nellie Vise of Muleshoe.
Her great-grandparents are Merriman Vise of Clovis and Betty Faw of Big Timber, Mont.

Engagements
Dixon/Cary
Steve and Terri Dixon of Clovis, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Alexa Dixon of Clovis, to Brendan Cary of Milan, Mo., son of Steve and Linda Cary of McClelland, Iowa.
The couple will exchange vows at 4:30 p.m. on July 30, 2005, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Clovis.
The reception will be at Trinity United Methodist Church in Clovis.
The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa.
She will be starting pharmacy school in the fall.
The prospective groom is a 2003 graduate of Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.
He is employed at Harrisburg (MO) High School.
Invitations have been sent.

Rogers/Owen
Tommy and Tauna Rogers of Clovis, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Amy Rogers of Clovis, to Taylor Owen of Portales, son of Billy and Sheila Owen of Clovis.
The couple will exchange vows at 4 p.m. on July 30, 2005, at First Baptist Church in Portales.
The reception will be held at the home of Hazel Owen in Portales.
The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Clovis High School.
She is employed at Cattle Baron Restaurant in Portales.
The prospective groom is a 2004 graduate of Portales High School.
He is employed at American Heritage Bank in Clovis.
The ceremony and reception are open to friends and relatives.

Harcrow/Solis
Donald and Karen Harcrow of Clovis, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Angela Harcrow of Clovis, to Miguel Solis of Clovis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mario Solis of Clovis.
The couple will exchange vows at 6 p.m. on Aug. 6, 2005 at the Sunken Gardens in Hillcrest Park in Clovis.
The reception will be at V.F.W. Post 3280.
The bride-elect is a 2001 graduate of Clovis High School.
The prospective groom is employed at Heritage Dairy.
Invitations have been sent.

Gallegos/Bonney
Nadine Armijo of Clovis and Eddy Gallegos of Santa Fe, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jana Gallegos of Clovis, to Ronnie Bonney Jr. of Clovis, son of Ronnie and Andrea Bonney of Clovis.
The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. on Aug. 2, 2005, at the Princess Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nev.
The ceremony and reception are open to friends and relatives.

Bricker/Cordova
Paul E. and Patricia Maes of Clovis, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Bonnie J. Bricker of Clovis, to Jimmy J. Cordova of Clovis, son of Robert and Jane Cordova of Clovis.
The couple will exchange vows at 12 p.m. on July 30, 2005, at Sandia Baptist Church in Clovis.
The reception will be at the National Guard Armory in Clovis.
The ceremony and reception are open to friends and relatives.

Honors
Hilling
2nd Lt. David C. Hilling, son of retired Lt. Col. Bruce and NanciJane Hilling of Eatontown, N.J., and grandson of Bette-Jane W. Goodwin of Clovis, and Dr. Martin B. Goodwin of Portales, graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point on May 28, 2005.
He will attend officer training at Ft. Benning, Ga., and will be assigned to the 101st Airborne Division in Ft. Campbell, Ky.

Weddings
Ford
Sarah Loughney and Kevin Ford, both of Ridgcrest Calif. were joined in marriage on June 10, 2005, at St. Bernadine of Siena, Woodland Hills, Calif.
Father Mc Namara performed the double ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Dan and Lynn Loughney of Ogdensburg, N.Y.
She is the granddaughter of Richard Loughney of Lewiston, Idaho and Shirley Patterson of Grape View, Wash.
The bridegroom is the son of Bruce and Virginia Ford of Clovis.
He is the grandson of Bill and Ruth Ford of Dover, N.H. and Aurelia Chinellato of Conegliano, Italy.
Matron of honor was Morgain Loughney.
Bridesmaids were Hillary Mullins, Mindy Payne, Sonia Ford, and Stephanie Brewer.
Bestman was Robert Brewer.
Groomsmen were Mitch McBee, Abram Vandergeest, Jayson Brouchoud, and Martin Romero.
The couple will reside in Ridgcrest, Calif.
The bride is employed at Wayne Silva, Attorney at Law in California.
The groom is employed at NAVAIR in China Lake, Calif.

Hodges
Cara Michele Swart and Brock Taylor Hodges, both of Amarillo, were joined in marriage on June 10, 2005, at Country Home Weddings in Canyon, Texas.
The Rev. Brent Thornton performed the double ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Ron and Kay Swart of Miami, Texas.
She is the granddaughter Cecil and Marie Gill of Miami, Texas and Alene DeLeon of Amarillo.
The bridegroom is the son of Don and Jackie Hodges of Clovis.
He is the grandson of Christina Hodges of Clovis.
Maid of honor was Crystal Milburn.
Bridesmaids were Marissa Davis, Amanda Kilcrease, Lori Risley, Lindsey Young, and Monica Carter.
Bestman was Wes Weatherly.
Groomsmen Josh Grisham, Josh Home, Adam Graves, Phillip Shelton, and Montana Murrell.
Usher was Bryan Kincannon.
Flowergirl was Mackenzy Milburn.
Ring bearer was Tristen Douglass.
The couple will reside in Amarillo.
The bride is employed at Wells Fargo Financial in Amarillo.
The groom is employed at Sprint in Amarillo.