8-28 Lifestyles

Engagements

Collins/Rollins
David and Becky Collins of Friona, Texas, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Sara Katherine Collins, of Amarillo, to Jonathan Rollins, of Amarillo, son of Dale and Carolyn Rollins of Amarillo.
The couple will exchange vows at 7 p.m. (CDT) Sept. 30, 2005, at First Presbyterian Church in Amarillo.
The reception will be at the church.
The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of West Texas A& M University School of Nursing.
She is employed at Northwest Texas Hospital in Amarillo.
The prospective groom is a 2003 graduate of West Texas A&M University.
He is employed at American Quarter Horse Association in
Amarillo.

Cochran/Draper
Monte Cochran of Hereford and Monta Cochran of Melrose announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Allison Cochran of Melrose, to Jay Draper of Melrose, son of Jack and Dallas Draper of Melrose.
The couple will exchange vows at 6 p.m. on Sept. 24, 2005, at the First Baptist Church in Melrose.
The reception will be at 7:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Clovis.
The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Melrose High School.
She is employed by Floyd Schools.
The prospective groom is a 1990 graduate of Melrose High School.
He is employed at Mark Carpenter Plumbing.
Invitations have been sent.

New/Atencio
Jamie and Tina New of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Shannon New of Rociada, to Will Atencio, of Rociada, son of James and Barbara Atencio of Rociada.
The couple will exchange vows at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 23, 2005, at the Pendaries Resort in Rociada. A reception will follow at the resort.
The bride-elect is a 1997 graduate of Clovis High School.
She is employed as a special projects forester at New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department in Las Vegas, N.M.
The prospective groom is self-employed.
The ceremony is open to friends and relatives.

Hammock/McMann
Bobby and Kathy Hammock of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jamie Hammock of Amarillo, to Dallas McMann of Amarillo, son of Randy and Debbie McMann of Amarillo.
The couple will exchange vows at 6 p.m. on Sept. 24, 2005, at Sunken Gardens.
The reception will be at the Chaparral County Club.
The bride-elect is a 2002 graduate of Eastern New Mexico University. She is employed at Bath and Body Works, in Amarillo.
The prospective groom is a 2003 graduate of Eastern New Mexico University. He is employed at Johnson and Sheldon Public Accounting Firm, in Amarillo.
Invitations have been sent.

Births

Baca
Casey Baca and Heidi Wright of Clovis are the parents of a 6 pound, 9 ounce boy born July 31, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center.
Thomas Michael Baca has a brother, Chance, 7, and a sister Lucy, 2.
Grandparents are Charlie and the late Lucy Baca and Stacy Keener, all of Clovis.
Great-grandparents are Irene and the late Leo Baca of Clovis and Faye and the late Wilbur Keener of Portales.

Kilian
Sean and Amanda Kilian of Urbana, Ill., are the parents of a 9 pound, 6 ounce boy, William Thomas Kilian, born on July 7, 2005, at Carle Hospital in Urbana, Ill.
Grandparents are Scott and Joy Kilian of Clovis and Orin and Pam Whitman of Demand, Ill.
Great-grandparents are Carrel Kilian and the late Robert Kilian of Ridged, N.J., Carol Blasé of Nacho, N.H., Richard Blasé of Tucson, Ariz., and Tom and Joann Whisman of DeLand, Ill.

Meeks
Scott and Jodi Meeks of Farwell are the parents of a 7 pound, 1 ounce girl, Zoe Annabelle Meeks, born July 28, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock.
Grandparents are Johnny and Pam Beevers of Melrose and Jimmy and LaWanda Meeks of Farwell.
Great-grandparents are Earl and Jan Cowan of Clovis, Dorothy Beevers of Forrest, Buck and Opal Yell of Farwell and Grover and Doris Meeks of Farwell.

Honors
New Mexico State spring graduation
The following are area graduates from New Mexico State University for spring 2005:
Martin Edward Mac Kechnie of Grady, bachelor of science in Agriculture, Samantha D’ann Dodd, of Clovis, bachelor of science in family consumer science, Cody R. Garrett of Clovis, bachelor of accountancy and bachelor of business administration, Verity Charon Rush of Melrose, bachelor of business administration, Denise Rae Whitener of Texico, bachelor of science in education, Clinton Craig Moore of Clovis, bachelor of science in civil engineering, David K. Scully, bachelor of science in electrical engineering, Adam Dwain Malone of Grady, bachelor of science in engineering technology, Dawn Clayton, Lisa Gardner Graham, Laura Ann Lewis, Lisa Ann McMath, Leola Kay Patterson and Cynthia Kay Pennington, all of Fort Sumner, master of arts.

Weddings

Bonney
Jana Gallegos of Clovis and Ronnie Bonney Jr. of Clovis were joined in marriage Aug. 2, 2005, at the Princess Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nev.
The Rev. Reynaldo Crespin performed the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Nadine Armijo of Clovis and Eddy Gallegos of Santa Fe.
She is the granddaughter of Severiano and Mary Armijo of Clovis and Frank and Helen Gallegos of Clovis.
The bridegroom is the son of Ronnie and Andrea Bonney of Clovis.
He is the grandson of Alex and Linda Bonney and Nap and Irene Castillo.
Maid of honor was Janell Gallegos.
Best man was George Ortiz.
The couple will reside in Clovis.

Anniversaries

McMillan
A 50th wedding anniversary for John and Winona McMillan of Fort Sumner will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m on Sept. 4 at Fellowship Hall of the First Baptist Church in Fort Sumner.
The celebration will be hosted by their children.
The couple was married Sept. 3, 1955, in Lubbock. They have two children and five grandchildren.
He is a retired school teacher, coach and administrator.
She is a retired cosmetologist.
The celebration is open to friends and relatives. No gifts please.

Helping out
An account has been opened at New Mexico Bank and Trust for the Esquibel family to help with funeral expenses.
Guadalupe Esquibel, 27, and her unborn son died Aug. 16 in a car motor vehicle accident south of Clovis.