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Toole, Townsend wed

Blecken Pavilion at the Memphis Botanic Garden was the setting for the garden wedding of Dr. Emily Lynn Toole and Mr. Tyler Brett Townsend on April 2, 2016 at 6 p.m.


Bria Compton and Kavon White of Sherwood gave birth to a baby girl, Kensley Renee White, on April 23. She weighed 7 pounds and 5 ounces. Her grandparents are Cynthia and William Hart of Pine Bluff; Angela and Edward Ward of Pine Bluff; Kevin and Jonda White of Little Rock; and Greg and Ann Compton of Pine Bluff.

Deshaziers celebrate 50th golden anniversary

The children of James and Geraldine Deshazier happily announce the 50th Golden wedding anniversary of their parents on April 28, 2016. The couple will kick off their anniversary weekend with a Seafood Feast with their children and grandchildren and culminate their 50th Golden Wedding Anniversary celebration, with a Roast & Toast. ~Invitation Only~

Community egg hunt set March 26

The annual community Easter Egg Hunt will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 26, at Grace Temple Missionary Baptist Church, 909 S. Wisconsin St. Participants should bring basket to collect their eggs. Details: 536-2154.

PEO Chapter AU/BZ names new officers

PEO Chapter AU/BZ installs new officers. They are, from left, Pam Estes, president; Laura Nixon, co-chaplain; Carol Luebker, recording secretary; Marji Hart, corresponding secretary; Beth Turchi, vice president; Elaine Dial, guard; and Karen Area, treasurer. The chapter recently met at the home of Lynn Castleberry. Cecile Smithwick and Marilyn McKelvey were as hostess and co-hostess. Elaine Dial and Dorothy Lockhart will chair the 2017 convention assignment, ‘Time of Remembrance.’ Special to The Commercial