Bruce and Leesa Stevens and Rodney Samuels and Sunnye Smith, all of Lawrenceburg, announce the engagement of their daughter, Abbey Samuels, to Matthew Rogers, son of Brenda and Glen Rogers Jr., of Lawrenceburg.
Maternal grandparents of the bride are Gladys Satterly and the late Lillard “Bo” Satterly, Lawrenceburg.
Paternal grandparents of the bride are Ruby Samuels and the late Ollivan “O.B.” Samuels, Madison, Va.
Mike and Susan Richey of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Jane Richey of Lexington to Jeff Taylor of Lexington, son of Gary and Janet Taylor of Orlando, Fla.
The bride and groom are both currently employed as attorneys.
The wedding will take place on Sept. 14, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. at the Marriott Griffin Gate in Lexington.
Donna Moon and Aaron Williams of Indianapolis, Ind., announce the birth of their daughter, Lauren Williams, born July 2, 2012, at 12:30 p.m. at St. John’s hospital.
She weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 inches long.
Chasidy Renee Shelton and Brandon Myles Yocum, both of Lawrenceburg, announce their upcoming marriage Aug. 11, 2012, in Frankfort.
The bride is the daughter of Steve and Cherie Shelton of Lawrenceburg. The groom is the son of Rebecca Robling of Rockport, Ind., Duane Yocum of Independence, and Vince Coomes of Lawrenceburg.
Lawrence and Gretta Sea of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Opal Eliza-Lane Sea of Lawrenceburg to Benjamin Lawrence Gjerstad of Bowling Green, son of Kent and Amy Gjerstad of Bardstown.
Grandparents of the bride are Jerry Creech and the late Eliza Creech of Versailles and the late William and Opal Sea.
Grandparents of the groom are the late Joan Borchers and Harding and the late Marion Gjerstad.
James and Janet Lowery of Lawrenceburg, formerly of Lexington, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 4 at 1 p.m. at the Dowling Hall in Lawrenceburg.
The couple has three children, James Allen Lowery II and wife Teresa Browning Lowery of Willisburg; Jason Franz Lowery of Lexington; and Junisha Alene Callis of Lawrenceburg.
The couple has five grandchildren: James Allen Lowery III, Collin Dailey Lowery, 15, Colton Prentice Callis, 15, Shelby Annemarie Lowery, 11, and Jan Anniston Lowery, 7.
Laura Watson Meade and Bobby Meade of Lawrenceburg celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary July 17.
The couple was married July 17, 1982 in Lexington.
She is retired from state government.
He is retired from both state government and the University of Kentucky.
Their daughter is Sarah (Jonathan) Cummins of Lawrenceburg.
Their grandchild is Zachary Cummins of Lawrenceburg.