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Engagements

May 15, 2013

Frye — Merritt

DUNCAN — Lauren Danielle Frye and Jacob Ross Merritt will exchange wedding vows March 23, 2013 at Walnut Creek Wedding Chapel in Oklahoma City with pastor Ken Brown from St. Gregory’s University officiating.

Bride-elect is the daughter of Donna Frye of Comanche and Todd Frye of Avon, Colo. Her grandparents are Rex and Nalda Frye of Duncan and the late Leon and Ruth Wampler of Comanche.

Prospective groom is the son of Jim and Kristy Merritt of Manchester, Conn. His grandparents are Laura Hayes of Chicago, Ill. and Pat Graham of Pittsburgh, Pa.

Lauren graduated in 2007 from Duncan High School, where she was active in National Honor society, Who’s Who, DHS Marching band colorguard, DHS pom squad, Lucky Circle club and graduated with a diploma of distinction. Lauren graduated in 2012 from St. Gregory’s University in Shawnee with a bachelors degree in dance performance/education. She was active in Spirit and Sole dance company, Liturgical dance ensemble, Basketball dancers, Zeta Xi Lambda Sorority, and Alpha Psi Omega theatre honor society. She has been active with Relay For Life in Shawnee and Duncan and an orientation leader for four years at SGU. She is employed at Creative Dancewear in Oklahoma City and teaches dance classes at Dance Phase in Edmond.

Jake graduated in 2008 from Cheny Technical High School in Manchester, Conn. with a diploma in culinary arts. He graduated in 2012 from St. Gregory’s University in Shawnee with a bachelors degree in history. He is employed at Homeland as a butcher and Bishop McGuinness schools as an assistant baseball coach.

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    Kelsey Ann Lowrance and Travis Lee Rider, both of Seminole, will exchange wedding vows April 12, 2014, at Crossing Hearts Ranch in Tecumseh with Lance Allen of Lindsay officiating.
    Bride-elect is the daughter of Gary and Betty (McDaniel) Lowrance of Shawnee. Her grandparents are Odell and Delilah McDaniel and the late Mary Kathryn (Jones) McDaniel, all of Duncan, and the late Herbert Dee and Opal Laverne Lowrance of Eldorado, Kan.

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  • Dressler-Ballard engagement.jpg Dressler — Ballard

    Abigail Delores Dressler of Duncan and Tarence Daniel Ballard of Rush Springs will exchange wedding vows Feb. 1, 2014, at Gospel Beams Church in Duncan, officiated by Dr. Joe Ligon.
    Bride-elect is the daughter of Randy Dressler of Duncan, and Robin and Joe Marcano of Marlow. Her grandparents are Gerald and Barbara Wheeler, and Florence Dressler, all of Duncan.

    January 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • Garza-Chavez engagement.jpg Garza — Chavez

    Denise Auld and Mike Garza announce the engagement of their daughter Nichole Marie Garza of Duncan to Douglas Francisco Chavez, son of Olga and Vidal Chavez of San Pedro Sula, Honduras.
    Bride-elect is a graduate of Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science degree. She is employed as an accountant at DCP Midstream in Houston, Texas.

    December 21, 2013 1 Photo

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    Madison Lynn Pewitt and Jacob Charles Dunlap, both of Duncan, will exchange vows Jan. 11, 2014, at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Mike McCord officiating.
    Bride-elect is the daughter of Tony and Dana Pewitt of Duncan. Her grandparents are Gerald and Celeste Leach, Wanda Pewitt and the late Bill Pewitt, all of Duncan.

    November 9, 2013

  • 10-27 Rutledge-Ledbetter engagment.jpg Rutledge-Ledbetter

    Paige Alexis Rutledge of Wilson and Colten Shane Ledbetter of Duncan will exchange vows Nov. 9, 2013, in Wilson.

    October 27, 2013 1 Photo

  • 10-27 Chapman-Grimes engagement.jpg Chapman-Grimes

    Brie Anne Chapman of Paris, Texas and James Alan Grimes of Duncan will exchange vows Dec. 28, 2013, at Southside Baptist Church in Paris, Texas with Rev. Steven Gillispie of Parkview Baptist Church in Duncan officiating.

    October 27, 2013 1 Photo

  • Bilbrey-Ford engagement Ford — Bilbrey Engagement

    Kaci Dawn Bilbrey and Trevor James Ford, both of Duncan, will exchange vows Nov. 9, 2013, at the Simmons Center with Jackie Vernon Qualls officiating.
    Bride-elect is the daughter of Mike and Tammy Bilbrey of Duncan. Her grandparents are Clyde and Weanona Bilbrey, and the late Kenneth and Bernadean Burch, all of Duncan.

    October 19, 2013 1 Photo

  • 5-5 Harrel-McMurtrey engagement.jpg Harrel — McMurtrey

    Jessica Diann Harrel and Matthew Alexander Nash McMurtrey will exchange wedding vows May 18, 2013, at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Hartshorne.

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  • 5-5 Akers-Grabman engagement.jpeg Akers — Grabman

    Krystal Lyn Akers of Duncan and Stephen Philip Grabman of Fort Worth, Texas will exchange wedding vows June 8, 2013, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Duncan with Rev. David Heitner officiating.

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  • 4-28 Smith-Jones engagement.jpg Smith — Jones

    Jamie Katherine Smith of Norman and Patrick Damon Jones of Oklahoma City will exchange vows Oct. 12, 2013, at Williams Memorial Church in Bethany.

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